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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What mimics cellulitis?  We ask Dr Amanda Oakley, Consultant Dermatologist, Adjunct Associate Professor at Auckland University and founder of Dermnet. https://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/cellulitis-mimic...
January 17, 2020
Twitter is a great source of little tips and tricks.  Today we look at four tweets that convey practice changing information or simple little things to improve your quality of life, all in less than 2...
January 10, 2020
When Santa came to Urgent Care with some vague symptoms that could be attributable to a wide range of conditions, the answer was in the history.  Thanks to Dr Dinesh Deonarain for providing the answer...
January 3, 2020
When Santa limped in to the Urgent Care clinic on Boxing Day, we not only had to manage their injury, but also consider how they were going to get themselves home.   Orthobullets page on calcaneal fra...
December 31, 2019
When Santa came to Urgent Care with a nasty pre-tibial laceration, Dr Rob had a useful tip to help manage the wound more effectively. Check out this link from Academic Life in Emergency Medicine https...
December 27, 2019
When Santa came to Urgent Care, luckily Dr Dinesh Deonarain was able to draw upon his high alpine wilderness experience to help advise on management.   Check out the Dermnet pages on Chill Blains http...
December 26, 2019
Why might Santa Claus come to an Urgent Care clinic?   Many thanks to Dr Rob Evison for talking us through Lyme Disease.   Dr Rob recommends this link for a Lyme Disease refresher https://emergencymed...
December 24, 2019
Intensive Care Paramedic, Haydn Drake, talks us through ways of managing the inevitable stress we encounter during emergent situations.   Dr Cliff Reid - Sydney HEMS - The Zero Point Survey https://ww...
December 20, 2019
Dr Rathi Rajasekaran gave us an update on managing STIs in Urgent Care at this years inaugural Urgent Care Bootcamp.     NZ Sexual Health Society Guidelines https://www.nzshs.org/guidelines Hepatitis ...
December 13, 2019
Dr Rob Evison draws on his 34 years of clinical practice to advise us on managing rib fractures in the elderly and how he has learned to fail upwards, thereby improving his practice.    EM Docs page o...
December 6, 2019

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