Archive for August 2020

Out of hospital STEMI pathway - with Aaron Turner

New Zealand has a national out of hospital STEMI pathway. Aaron Turner, a St John Intensive Care Paramedic in Christchurch, talks us through the pathways and what Urgent Care needs to know about it.

Find Aaron on twitter - https://twitter.com/AaronTuNZ

Read the paper mentioned - Dicker B et al - Direct transport to PCI-capable hospitals after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in New Zealand: Inequities and outcomes - Resuscitation - 2019 Sep;142:111-116.

 - https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31271727/

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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Have you used lignocaine drops to help the pain caused by an acute otitis media? 

 

Check out the RCH Melbourne guidelines on acute otitis media- https://www.rch.org.au/clinicalguide/guideline_index/Acute_otitis_media/

Also read this article from the Journal of Family Practice

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3183864/

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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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ECG analysis - with Dr Avijit Barai

Dr Avijit Barai talks us through a 9 step systematic approach to looking at ECGs.

 

Check out his You Tube Video on the topic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdGARU_l6IE

 

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Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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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Thinking about how we communicate information to patients and colleagues is hugely important.

 

Check out Dave's post on Facebook and the link to the medical jousting article.

https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc/

https://unexaminedmedicine.org/2018/02/21/medical-jousting-and-the-art-of-uncourtly-clinical-criticism-a-noble-name-for-an-ignoble-activity/

 

 

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podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz

https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc

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Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com

Full Grip by ScoreSquad

 

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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