Archive for December 2019

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 fractures

https://www.orthobullets.com/trauma/1051/calcaneus-fractures

Air New Zealand Guidelines for Doctors

https://p-airnz.com/cms/assets/NZ/PDFs/MEDA-part-3-doc-guidelines-sept2019.pdf

 

In this podcast, the part of Santa was played by Dr Zoë Cruse.  Diolch yn fawr iawn

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Christmas Elves by Francesco D'Andrea

 

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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://www.aliem.com/2019/12/trick-of-trade-topical-lidocaine-jelly-skin-tears-road-rash/

 

In this podcast, the part of Santa was played by Dr Zoë Cruse.  Diolch yn fawr iawn

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Christmas Elves by Francesco D'Andrea

 

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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

https://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/chilblains/

 

In this podcast, the part of Santa was played by Dr Zoë Cruse.  Diolch yn fawr iawn

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Christmas Elves by Francesco D'Andrea

 

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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://emergencymedicinecases.com/rapid-reviews-video-lyme-disease/

And of course Dermnet is a great resource

https://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/lyme-disease/

 

In this podcast, the part of Santa was played by Dr Zoë Cruse.  Diolch yn fawr iawn

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Christmas Elves by Francesco D'Andrea

 

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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://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qHsUfOhi4U

Amy Cuddy - TED talk

https://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_may_shape_who_you_are

Dr Michael Lauria

https://www.michaellauria.com

 

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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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 Foundation of NZ resourses

https://www.hepatitisfoundation.org.nz/health-professionals/hepatitis-resources

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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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 on Rib Fractures in the Elderly

http://www.emdocs.net/rib-fractures-elderly/

Podcast on Failing up with Dr Sarah Gray

https://emergencymedicinecases.com/failing-up-medical-error/

Urgent Care Updates with Dr Rob

https://www.facebook.com/drrobinE/

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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