Archive for May 2019

Welcome to Episode 10 of the official podcast of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care.  

We discuss:-

- managing Facial wounds in Urgent Care (1.26)

- Using Tramadol (7.55)

https://first10em.com/tramadol/

https://www.goodfellowunit.org/events/pharmacological-management-acute-pain

- Using Ear Drops with a tympanic membrane that is not intact.(12.38)

- IV versus Oral Antibiotics for Cellulitis (17.15)

https://first10em.com/oral-antibiotics-oviva/

- Will Epipens ever be subsidised? (23.35)

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/112354998/pharmac-unlikely-to-fund-epipen-despite-pleas-from-allergy-community

- Remember Bonjela contains salicylate. (24.50)

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/parenting/112362181/potential-to-kill-mother-calls-for-awareness-over-dangers-of-mouth-gels-for-babies

- Compartment Syndrome Story (29.35)

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12234569

(Apologies for any builder related noises that leach into the recording - I have tried to remove as many bangs and saw noises as I can.)

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Are IV antibiotics more effective than Orals when treating Cellulitis?

We discuss the evidence with Dr Justin Morgenstern, a Canadian Emergency Physician currently based in Taranaki Base Hospital, New Zealand.  He writes a Medical Blog first10EM which is worth a read.

https://first10em.com/oral-antibiotics-oviva/

Let us know your thoughts on this topic

 

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Welcome to this week's Urgent Bite.  Today we look at the use of ear drops when the tympanic membrane is not intact.  Are you comfortable using potentially ototoxic drops as the first line treatment?  How do you feel about the contraindications listed for these drops and how do they affect your practice?

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https://bpac.org.nz/category.aspx?CategoryId=9

https://www.pharmac.govt.nz/news/notification-2017-09-15-ciprofloxacin/

https://medsafe.govt.nz/profs/Datasheet/s/Sofradexeyeeardrops.pdf

https://medsafe.govt.nz/profs/Datasheet/l/locortenvioformeardrops.pdf

 

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Welcome to this week's Urgent Bite.  Today we hear from Dr Justin Morgenstern, currently an Emergency Physician at Taranaki Base hospital in New Zealand.  Justin trained in Emergency Medicine and Family Practice in Canada and he writes a medical blog which can be found here -   https://first10em.com

 

These are his thoughts on Tramadol use.

https://first10em.com/tramadol/

 

Let us know your thoughts on what Justin has to say and what your experiences and personal practices are regarding tramadol use.

 

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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 this week's Urgent Bite.  Wound management is a big part of Urgent Care and facial wounds add some extra issues for consideration.  What are your experiences with facial wounds and what rules to you personally practice by with regards to when to refer for specialist input?  We will discuss this issue in a future main episode of the podcast so your input will help develop the discussion.  Pop over to Facebook or send us an email.  

For good wound management advice, check out this website about wound repair

https://lacerationrepair.com

 

My thanks once again to Professor Bruce Arroll for sharing his thoughts.

 

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Welcome to this week's Urgent Bite.  Today we look at a recent BPAC article on Mycoplasma Genitalium and its association with Urethritis, Cervicitis and PID.

 

https://bpac.org.nz/2019/mycoplasma-genitalium.aspx

 

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