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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, Iraq and Afghanistan. In 2009 he joined the Queensland Ambulance Service on the Gold Coast. Gary has held the positions of Critical Care Paramedic as well as Flight CCP. In 2015 Gary was appointed to the High Acuity Response Unit. This unit performs prehospital ultrasound, RSI, open thoracostomies and blood administration in urban environments.