This article provides an overview of the Aussies, outlines its medical planning and role of the medical team, and describes the team structure. Equipment and team deployment is described. This article also identifies some of the challenges that the Aussies present to medical planners because of the unique factors which influence the number and type of patient presentations. Finally, improvement recommendations are made which outline a number of simple, yet key strategies which will improve medical planning in the future.
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