Archive for November 2019

Today with talk with Intensive Care Paramedic, Haydn Drake, about approaching airway and breathing problems in your Urgent Care clinic.

 

The Vortex Approach

https://vortexapproach.org

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0bp7Eh8ez8

Pocket CPGs from St John

https://www.stjohn.org.nz/globalassets/documents/health-practitioners/clinical-procedures-and-guidelines---pocket-edition.pdf

Comprehensive CPGs from St John

https://www.stjohn.org.nz/globalassets/documents/health-practitioners/clinical-procedures-and-guidelines---comprehensive-edition.pdf

 

 

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How can we improve our diagnostic accuracy in Urgent Care?  Dr Matt Wright tells us how frameworks and clinical support tools can help us improve our diagnostic accuracy and ultimately the quality of the care we deliver.  

Matt is a FRNZCUC, works in the Emergency Department of Middlemore Hospital and is a member of the RNZCUC executive.  He holds an MBA from Cambridge and outside of his clinical practice he works on quality improvement in Medicine.

Below are links to some of the sites and books that Matt mentions in his talk

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine

https://www.improvediagnosis.org

How Doctors Think - Jerome Groopman MD

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/185897.How_Doctors_Think

Life in the Fastlane

https://litfl.com

BMJ Best Practice

https://bestpractice.bmj.com/info/

Isabel 

https://www.isabelhealthcare.com

Up To Date

https://www.uptodate.com/home

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine online

https://oxfordmedicine.com/view/10.1093/med/9780199689903.001.0001/med-9780199689903

 

 

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If you consider the chest clear on auscultation, could your patient still have pneumonia?  

Dr Kelvin Ward, FRNZCUC, presents 3 cases that show how POCUS can improve diagnostic accuracy when it comes to patients with pneumonia and a normal chest examination.  

This talk was recorded in September at the inaugural Urgent Care Bootcamp in Auckland.

Follow Kelvin's case here

https://urgentcareultrasound.co.nz/2019/07/17/case-20-stethoscopically-occult-pneumonopathies/

Follow him on Twitter - https://twitter.com/UCUltrasound

 

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How do you manage an uncomplicated boxers fracture?

 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=buddy+taping+uncomplicated+neck+metacarpal

Cochrane Review

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16034891

Orthobullets page

https://www.orthobullets.com/hand/6037/metacarpal-fractures

David Haye - post match hand in buddy taping

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/boxing/6531107/David-Haye-relishing-defence-of-heavyweight-crown-against-John-Ruiz.html

 

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For patients with vague symptoms including headache and lethargy, don't forget to think Carbon Monoxide poisoning.

BPAC Article

https://bpac.org.nz/2019/co.aspx

CDC link

https://www.cdc.gov/co/copoisoningfactsheet.html

 

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