Archive for May 2020

Fungal infections, particularly of the nail, can be frustrating conditions to treat when they present through an urgent care clinic.  We speak with  Dr Amanda Oakley, an adjunct associate Professor at Auckland University, Consultant Dermatologist and founder of Dermnet NZ.

Check out Dermnet pages on fungal infections

https://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/fungal-skin-infections/

 

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We should always look for two eponymous fractures of the shoulder on the post reduction radiographs.

 

Worth reading the Orthobullets page on traumatic anterior shoulder instability and the radiopaedia articles on Hills Sachs and Bankart lesions.

https://www.orthobullets.com/shoulder-and-elbow/3050/traumatic-anterior-shoulder-instability-tubs

https://radiopaedia.org/articles/bankart-lesion

https://radiopaedia.org/articles/hill-sachs-lesion

 

Bankart's original paper

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2317614/

 

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Today, we start with Dr Sorrell hosting the podcast to introduce the college's new DPD.  We then talk about this years virtual Bootcamp and the evolving college forum pages.

 

Virtual Bootcamp information

https://rnzcuc.org.nz/virtual-urgent-care-boot-camp-2020/

ACC Labral tear discussion

https://www.acc.co.nz/assets/provider/acc8164-hip-labral-tears-consideration-factors.pdf

 

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Wearing a mask all day affects the way we breathe, and our breath can affect how we see out of our glasses.  

So today, Dr Zoë Cruse tells us how yoga breathing exercises and taking a moment to focus on your breath can help with the restrictive effects of wearing your mask all day, and Dr David Sorrell has a little trick for preventing your mask causing fogging of the glasses.  

 

NZ Herald Article

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12329599

Some Yoga breathing exercises Zoë recommends

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6bnFlVkKrE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKV_s_pYNc0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJ5uc8qPR5o

 

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All areas of medicine have had to become more familiar with PPE use during the current pandemic.  But our colleagues in the paramedic world must be prepared to get called to all kinds of hazardous situations and be skilled in a wide range of PPE equipment. 

Today we chat with Intensive Care Paramedic Aaron Turner, who talks us through how the paramedic world in NZ are managing PPE at the moment, as well as telling us about some of the other gear they use in hazardous situations.

Follow Aaron on Twitter - https://twitter.com/AaronTuNZ

 

Podcast Host - Dr Guy Melrose

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We are joined again by Director of Clinical Training, Dr David Sorrell, to chat about our paramedic PPE talk with Aaron Turner, the benefits of cats and dogs in mental wellbeing and the use of wound adhesive.

 

First10EM post on Dog therapy

https://first10em.com/dog-therapy/

Doun't forget the Bubbles post on Wound Glue

https://dontforgetthebubbles.com/tissue-adhesive/

 

Check out this University of Auckland study being done by Prof Felicity Goodyear-Smith in the Department of General Practice.  Anybody who identifies as a Primary Healthcare Practitioner can contribute by completing the survey.  

https://auckland.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bK697wFCa9WNGYZ

 

Podcast Host - Dr Guy Melrose

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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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