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Nuanced trauma care by the Queensland Ambulance Services High Acuity Response Unit (HARU).

A brief outline of the capabilities of HARU and some key principles that make it successful.

Could this be a model for other ambulance services to follow in the future?



Gary Berkowitz

Gary has been a Critical Care Paramedic since 2003. He has worked as a flight paramedic in South Africa,  Afghanistan & Australia. In 2009 he joined the Queensland Ambulance Service on the Gold Coast where he has held the positions of Critical Care Paramedic as well as Flight CCP & HARU. Gary has recently completed a Masters in Traumatology and is a Clinical Fellow at the Queensland University of Technology.