Archive for March 2019

Welcome to Episode 8 of the Official Podcast of the Royal NZ College of Urgent Care.  This episode was recorded live at the Goodfellow Symposium and is a discussion with Emergency Medicine Specialist and President Elect of the ACEM - Dr John Bonning.  Together with Dr Dave Sorrell (DCT for RNZCUC) we discuss investigating Pulmonary Embolism, Chest Pain and Head injury.

Pulmonary Embolism - (1.45)

Chest Pain - (20.40)

Head Injury - (26.50)

These links are to the decision instruments referenced throughout the talk.

https://www.mdcalc.com/perc-rule-pulmonary-embolism

https://www.mdcalc.com/wells-criteria-pulmonary-embolism

https://www.mdcalc.com/heart-score-major-cardiac-events

https://www.mdcalc.com/timi-risk-score-ua-nstemi

https://www.mdcalc.com/emergency-department-assessment-chest-pain-score-edacs

https://www.mdcalc.com/canadian-ct-head-injury-trauma-rule

 

Check out Choosing Wisely NZ - https://choosingwisely.org.nz

Check out the Goodfellow Unit - https://www.goodfellowunit.org

 

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Welcome to this week's Urgent Bite.  Today we take a quick look at the Choosing Wisely initiative.

https://choosingwisely.org.nz

 

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Welcome to this week's Urgent Bite.  Today we look at next week's podcast recording that is happening on stage at the Goodfellow Symposium.  It will be an interview with Emergency Medicine Specialist and President elect of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine, Dr John Bonning.

If you are coming to the Goodfellow, pop along to the RNZCUC stream at 1205 on Sunday 24th March and hear the discussion. Please feel free to ask a question and you can get to appear on the podcast!  If you are not coming to the Goodfellow, please ask a question via email and we will try to get you an answer.

 

www.rnzcuc.org.nz

podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc

 

Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com

Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

This podcast is intended to assist in ongoing medical education and peer discussion for qualified health professionals.  Please ensure you work within your scope of practice at all times.  For personal medical advice always consult your usual doctor

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Welcome to the Second Profile in Urgent Care.  This episode we talk with Dr Claire Russell, an Urgent Care Physician in Hamilton, NZ, whose career has quite literally taken her around the world.

Check out the trailer for the Documentary film - Maiden, in which the story of how the first female crew to sail in the Whitbread Round the World race is told.  Claire was a part of that groundbreaking crew and the film is out now in the UK and will be coming to NZ and the rest of the world soon.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AecVJ3Br4zc

It has had some great reviews so far, so if you need further convincing check out this review.

https://www.empireonline.com/movies/maiden/review/

 

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Indomitable by Elliot Middleton

 

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Welcome to this weeks Urgent Bite.  Today we look at a recent open access paper in the BMJ that looked at the effect immediate antibiotics had on bloodstream infections and all cause mortality in the elderly with UTI, compared to no antibiotics or delayed antibiotics.  It is worth reading.

https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l525.long

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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Welcome to Episode 7 of the Official Podcast of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care.  

Owing to illness and other scheduling problems there is no main talk this episode.  We will endeavour to release the talk at a later date when recorded.  In the mean time we discuss the last Months Urgent Bites with Dr Dave Sorrell and look at the increasing numbers of Measles cases occurring around the world.  

 

Stuff article on Measles in Canterbury

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/110864077/two-cases-of-measles-confirmed-in-rangiora

NZ Herald article on Measles worldwide

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/health/news/article.cfm?c_id=204&objectid=12207491

Starship Measles Guidelines

https://www.starship.org.nz/for-health-professionals/starship-clinical-guidelines/m/measles/

MOH Measles page

https://www.health.govt.nz/your-health/conditions-and-treatments/diseases-and-illnesses/measles

 

www.rnzcuc.org.nz

podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc

 

Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com

Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

This podcast is intended to assist in ongoing medical education and peer discussion for qualified health professionals.  Please ensure you work within your scope of practice at all times.  For personal medical advice always consult your usual doctor

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