August issue of the AJP out now!

The Australasian Journal of Paramedicine (AJP) is the official open access, peer-reviewed journal of Paramedics Australasia, the professional association for paramedics in Australasia.

Volume 15, No. 3, 2018 is now available for download as a single pdf or as individual articles via the AJP website.

What’s in the August issue?

Editorial
National clinical practice guidelines: a logical advancement of the profession
Peter Jurkovsky

Review
Do training programs improve a paramedic’s ability to identify and report child abuse and neglect? A systematic review
Kate Brooke Johnson, Elizabeth Doecke, Raechel A Damarell, Hugh Grantham

Research
Life after bushfire: post-traumatic stress, coping, post-traumatic growth
Jackie Hooper, Lynne Magor-Blatch, Navjot Bhullar

Impact of loading and transport on effectiveness of external chest compressions – a simulation study
Reyna Chew, Clare Price, Hamed Moqadassi, Shaun Talbert, Tim Hilliar, Elizabeth Thyer, Paul M Simpson

A comparative taxonomy of Australasian paramedic clinical practice guidelines
Marc Colbeck, Sonja Maria

Commentary
Infection control protocols: is it time to clean up our act?
Sandrine Makiela, Anthony Weber, Brian J Maguire, Andrew W Taylor-Robinson