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Ian Dunbar - Holmatro Rescue Consultant

"The best thing about knowledge is passing it on". Independent Rescue Consultant Ian Dunbar has travelled the world to train and exchange knowledge with rescuers from all nationalities. Read his blog posts below.

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  • Multiple Vehicle / Multiple Casualty Incidents 77

    Multiple Vehicle / Multiple Casualty Incidents

    By Ian Dunbar on Monday September 11, 2017

    Multiple vehicle/casualty accidents test everyone's resilience. In this blog we share some information and practical tips that can help you prepare for these major incidents. Which remains difficult: sometimes it comes down to simply doing your best. Read more 0

  • Truck Incidents 73

    Truck Incidents

    By Ian Dunbar on Monday July 3, 2017

    Trucks to train on are very difficult to obtain. So how do you prepare for an incident involving a truck? Ian Dunbar shares some valuable tips. Read more 1

  • Cross Ramming 70

    Cross Ramming

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday May 12, 2017

    Cross ramming often is not a commonly practiced skill, but may be required to save a patient's life. In this blog we share some things to consider when performing this technique during your training. Read more 4

  • My Final Thoughts and Farewell; Well, Kind of... 66

    My Final Thoughts and Farewell; Well, Kind of...

    By Ian Dunbar on Tuesday February 28, 2017

    After six years of being a Rescue Consultant for Holmatro, I've had to make the hard decision to return to the UK, for family reasons. Looking back on what I'd really like to call a dream job, there's one important 'take-away' message I would like to share with you. Read more 0

  • Crew Resource Management and Confirmation Bias 65

    Crew Resource Management and Confirmation Bias

    By Ian Dunbar on Friday January 13, 2017

    Challenging the decisions of your (senior) colleagues and fighting the human tendency to seek or prefer information that perfectly fits your ideas may lead to a better course of action for the patient entrapped. Read more 0