Archive for June 2019

Episode 11 - Look into my Eyes

A shorter episode 11 this month, looking back at the Fundoscopy and Tetracaine Bites and looking at a genetic study that could determine how you metabolise Tramadol and a study that links anticholinergics with dementia.

The MPS case book for May 2019 has an interesting case regarding papilloedema

https://www.medicalprotection.org/docs/default-source/pdfs/casebook-pdfs/new-zealand-casebook-pdfs/nz-casebook-vol-27-iss-1-0519-web.pdf?Status=Temp&sfvrsn=2099efac_4

The Cochrane review on Eye patching for corneal abrasions

https://www.cochrane.org/CD004764/EYES_eye-patches-corneal-abrasion

This Rebel EM article looks at topical anaesthetics in corneal abrasions

https://rebelem.com/topical-anesthetic-use-corneal-abrasions/

The Moorfields Eye Hospital advice sheets

https://www.moorfields.nhs.uk/content/patient-leaflets

 

The BBC article about the link between anticholinergics and Dementia

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/ce9v85jlrzzo

And the JAMA article the BBC article talks about

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/2736353?resultClick=1

CNN article about the study

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/24/health/dementia-risk-drug-study/index.html

Important information for the Registrars

https://rnzcuc.org.nz/important-information-for-registrars-june-2019/

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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What anti-emetics do you use for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and which ones should you use?  We talk with Urgent Care physician Dr Richard Chen who looked into this topic for his Medical Literature Project as part of his Fellowship Training with the RNZCUC.  

https://bpac.org.nz/BPJ/2011/november/pregnancy.aspx

https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/Morning-Sickness-Nausea-and-Vomiting-of-Pregnancy

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0701/p121.html

https://www.nps.org.au/australian-prescriber/articles/treatment-of-nausea-and-vomiting-in-pregnancy

https://www.pregnancysicknesssupport.org.uk/documents/saftey-efficiency-of-doxylamine.pdf

 https://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-and-outcome-of-nausea-and-vomiting-of-pregnancy?search=nausea%20and%20vomiting%20in%20pregnancy&source=search_result&selectedTitle=1~88&usage_type=default&display_rank=1

 

 

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Why you must ask about Sunscreen allergies and other important things relating to local anaesthetic eye drops.

 

https://medsafe.govt.nz/profs/Datasheet/m/Minims-Tetracainehydrochlorideeyedrops.pdf

https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/sulfonamides

https://www.nzf.org.nz/nzf_7022#nzf_70785

 

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Is it time to ditch the ophthalmoscope as a tool for viewing the retina?

Send us your thoughts to podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz

 

Ophthalmoscopy in the 21st Century article

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5798658/

FOTO-ED study

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3722897/

Frontiers in Neurology Study

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4638141/

Smartphone study

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6387606/

Stanford25 website

http://stanfordmedicine25.stanford.edu/the25/fundoscopic.html

 

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Dr Dinesh Deonarain is a Fellow of the RNZCUC and has just completed 50 days at Everest Base Camp as one of the Doctors staffing the Everest ER.  

We catch up with him in Kathmandu at the end of his adventure as he prepares to travel home.  We talk about his experiences, how he got to work there and the physical and mental strains of working at such high altitude.  We also hear him recite a couple of passages from his blog.  You can read the rest by following the links below.

If you would like to support Everest ER and the Himalayan Rescue Association, you can donate by bank transfer to: BNZ 02-0800-0196128-000. Also, you can follow Everest ER this season at www.EverestER.org

or visit the Himalayan Rescue Association website and Facebook page

https://himalayanrescue.org.np

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Read Dinesh's Blog here

https://rnzcuc.org.nz/boots-on-everest-episode-1/

https://rnzcuc.org.nz/boots-on-everest-episode-8/

Listen to Dinesh's journey to Urgent Care and Wilderness medicine on our Profile in Urgent Care interview.

https://rnzcuc.org.nz/profile-in-urgent-care-part-1-dr-dinesh-deonarain/

 

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Billion Stars by Remember the Future

 

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