The Podcasts of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care

Home of the Official Podcasts of the RNZCUC - these are intended to provide ongoing education for medical professionals and should not be used for self diagnosis. Always consult your regular doctor. Always work within your scope of practice.

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We talk with Dr Dinesh Deonarain about a new and innovative role he has just started.  He explains how the job was created and how it should lead to an improvement in the delivery of Urgent Care. If y...
October 16, 2020
A useful provocative test when examining a patient with metatarsalgia.     Check out the OrthoBullets page on Morton's neuroma - https://www.orthobullets.com/foot-and-ankle/7041/interdigital-mortons-n...
October 9, 2020
If you are looking for an analogue way to keep track of your life tasks, it is worth having a look at the Bullet Journal method.     Check out the official Bullet Journal site - https://bulletjournal....
October 2, 2020
Asthma is a common presentation to Urgent Care.  How do the new adolescent and adult guidelines for NZ affect our management in Urgent Care?  We speak with one of the guideline authors, Dr James Fingl...
September 25, 2020
This week is Māori language week and next week is NZ Sign Language week.  An improved knowledge of two of New Zealand's official languages will improve our ability to deliver health care to our patien...
September 18, 2020
Have you come across the Os Styloideum before?   Read the paper mentioned - Greditzer et al. Prevalence of Os Styloideum in National Hockey Players.  Sports Health. 2017 Sep-Oct; 9(5): 469-473 https:/...
September 11, 2020
The historic streets of Edinburgh are layered with hundreds of years of medical history.  During a modern day global pandemic, a look back at the past can inform the present.     Find details of the w...
September 4, 2020
New Zealand has a national out of hospital STEMI pathway. Aaron Turner, a St John Intensive Care Paramedic in Christchurch, talks us through the pathways and what Urgent Care needs to know about it. F...
August 28, 2020
Have you used lignocaine drops to help the pain caused by an acute otitis media?    Check out the RCH Melbourne guidelines on acute otitis media- https://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/A...
August 21, 2020
Dr Avijit Barai talks us through a 9 step systematic approach to looking at ECGs.   Check out his You Tube Video on the topic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdGARU_l6IE   www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rn...
August 14, 2020

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