Skip to 0 minutes and 0 secondsOk, he's showing some signs of deterioration now, so are you able to just hook him back up to the machine for me, I’m going to have a look for some access in his arm.

Skip to 0 minutes and 14 secondsSo he I think he is completely unresponsive now.

Skip to 0 minutes and 19 secondsSo we'll get this access in, we’ll do some fluids, maybe I’ll do some paracetamol en route but just more importantly the fluids.

Skip to 0 minutes and 33 secondsHe's completely shut down. I don't think I'm going get any access in his arms. Let's try the other side. We can always consider an IO can't we? Yes, in the worst case.

Skip to 0 minutes and 58 secondsI don't think I'm going to get anything from this side either. Ok. I'll tell you what if I put the call in, are you able to just have a quick look in this foot for me? Yes. There’s a tourniquet there for you.

Time to go

Once the crew get Marley to the ambulance his condition continues to deteriorate.

  • You call ahead to the hospital. What would you say to summarise what has happened so far?
  • Anyone want to take a stab at the final diagnosis?

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