Author: Theo Mallos

In my role as an Intensive Care Paramedic I have been to numerous choking incidents, both adult and paediatric. I have used medical tongs, known as Magill Forceps, to remove half chewed steak from elderly patients throats at, and I have pulled slippery grapes out...

Before I go any further, I just want to say that any first aid training is better than no first aid training. This post is written by a paramedic and is intended on explaining how paramedics fit into the Australian Healthcare System....