Lubas Medical News

July 31, 2019
Online Training - The Future's Bright

Making the most of online medical training With recent advances in technology, there've been various debates about online vs face-to-face training. Here's a few points that'll help you get the most out of learning online, & why you don't have to choose between the 2 1. Training in the palm of your hand The greatest […]

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June 21, 2019
Entonox - it's not a laughing matter!

Using Medical Gases in Sports Trauma Management What exactly is Entonox? Entonox is a pain killing/relieving gas made up of 50% Nitrous Oxide & 50% Oxygen. It's a very effective analgesic agent with rapid onset & offset characteristics. Nitrous oxide was discovered in the mid-1700s. Its was first used in America to reduce the pain […]

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June 20, 2019
Stitch up, look smart!

5 tips to prepare for Suturing & Wound Management A clash of heads or studs to the leg, suturing & wound management is one of the most common skills required for pitch side medical staff. But the knowledge and skills alone aren’t enough. Taking responsibility for your first wound is daunting, but you should be […]

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April 15, 2019
Just Dance!

As a non-therapist, I have never previously considered the work of health professionals who dedicate their careers to enhancing the skills of dancers, acrobats and performers. I have taught emergency medical skills to staff working in dance and performance but was otherwise unaware of the vast range of day to day skills and disciplines involved. […]

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March 14, 2019
An Insight into Trauma Management for Ballet & Dance

Karen Sheriff, the Clinical Healthcare Manager of The Royal Ballet, tells us more. Traumatic injuries are perhaps not something you associate with ballet & dance. But considering the strength & agility of the dancers and the speed & height they perform at, it’s not difficult to see potential risks of serious injury. Falls from height, […]

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February 14, 2019
20 Years of Sports Trauma Management

Paramedic & Lubas Managing Director, Paul Lubas, gives a fascinating insight into the changes in Sports Trauma Management over the past 20 years. Who are you? I’m Paul Lubas, founder and Managing Director of Lubas Medical Ltd What is your background? In 1982, I joined the ambulance service & became one of the first groups […]

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February 6, 2019
First Aid for Martial Arts - Get Equipped for Spinning Kicks

Does your martial arts tournament have the  right medical cover? First Aid for martial arts tournaments is never straightforward! My son has been doing Taekwondo for almost 7 years now. As parents, my wife Ceri and I know exactly what sort of injuries can (and do!) occur. We've provided medical cover & First Aid for martial arts competitions for several years as Nurse […]

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January 18, 2019
Don't Fear First Aid Parents!

If your baby becomes unwell or faces a life threatening emergency, first aid is essential. The thought of having to give first aid to your child is daunting and scary for any parent - but it really shouldn't be. A common reason for parents not learning basic first aid is that they don't want to […]

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January 10, 2019
Why parents need to know first aid for sport and exercise.

If your child gets injured playing sport, why wouldn't you want to know what to do? If, like me, you have children that play sport, your greatest fear is no doubt your child getting a serious injury. Your club will (or certainly should!) have a designated first aider for matches and training - usually the […]

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We are Lubas. Lubas was created by Paramedic Paul Lubas & is run by him and his son, Chris. Here’s a bit more on our history.
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