Catch-up with the AMSS is your one-stop-shop for updates from the Adelaide Medical Students' Society! Join your hosts, Huy Pham and Sachini Perera as they catch you up on AMSS events, opportunities, news and shout-outs!
Tune in every episode to catch up on some study as we tackle the latest CBL case, that gold standard approach to an OSCE or interview someone on what being a future doctor is really like!
We're gynae teach you about AUB! - High-yield abnormal uterine bleeding content with some banger clinical cases
Join us as we catch up with the AMSS! This week’s EdCorner is on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding ft. some clinical cases (time stamp: 4:50). We go through:
Brief overview of menstrual cycle
FIGO classification: PALM-COEIN
History and examination approach
3 x clinical cases with investigation principles
Shoutout to Dr Nicole Edge who taught us everything we know! Resources/guidelines we refer to are:
PPG guidelines: https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/clinical+resources/clinical+programs+and+practice+guidelines/womens+and+babies+health/perinatal/perinatal+practice+guidelines/perinatal+practice+guidelines
Armando Hasudungan on menstrual cycle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_owp8kNMus
Symonds, IM & Arulkumaran, S n.d., Essential obstetrics and gynaeocology, Sixth Edition., Elsevier, Edinburgh
Got a sweet tooth for learning? - Catch-up on Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and DKA Management on our first episode of Season 2!
Season 2 of Catch-Up with the AMSS is here! And this week, after our usual AMSS catch up of upcoming events, we start off the semester by going through Type 1 Diabetes (EdCorner timestamp 07:42)! You’ll find out about:
Type 1 vs Type 2,
Pathogenesis of Type 1,
Clinical features of Type 1,
DKA Management Approach
RCH guidelines for DKA, UpToDate, eTG
Go-Go Gastro! - A bite-sized summary of Traveller's Diarrhoea and FIVE clinical cases.
Nothing crazy here! This episode we're reviewing Traveller's Diarrhoea (Gastroenteritis). Expect to come away with a fool-proof approach to conceptualizing gastro especially after we take you through 5 common bugs and their presentations in our clinical cases.
Bad Bug Book
CDC Yellow Book on Traveller's Diarrhoea
TRYroid to understand THYRoid - Bit of a Medfooty roam and clinically relevant approach to thyroid disease!
This week on a bit of teaching and a lot of banter Sach and Huy rush through catch-up before smashing out some high-yield thyroid learning! Get your learning about:
Quick look at thyroid homeostasis and HPT Axis
Clinical differences between hyper and hypo thyroidism
What makes Graves different?
Work-up of thyroid
Principles of Management
Get HYPED for HYPErtension - We try to explain RAAS using Avatar the Last Airbender and chat BookClub!
Short, sharp and shiny ep this week! Join Huy and Sach in catch-up where they talk through some quick updates, chat BookClub and maybeeeee a Convention Academic Speaker reveal.
In the EdCorner this week, expect to learn all about hypertension from its definition to the principles of management. There's something here for everyone. Whether you need a highly convoluted analogy for RAAS or just looking to review the step-wise pharmacological approach to management, we've got you covered!
What is Blood Pressure - Khan Academy
Renin Control - Armando Hasudungan
RAAS from Calgary Guide
Sherwood - Covers control blood pressure very well
Quick Overview of Secondary Aetiologies of Hypertension - AMBOSS
Heart Foundation Guidelines on Management of Hypertension
B Positive and learn about Anaemia! - We take a CBL-centric approach to Anaemia and chat Convention Rego
A short, sharp and shiny episode this week! Just like the lil needle they use to help you donate blood for Vampire Cup! Sit back and relax as Huy and Sach take you through some quick updates before running through a broad approach to anaemia. (Concentrating on iron-deficiency anaemia.)
How to think about the pathophysiology and aetiology of anaemia
Using the Complete Blood Examination to conceptualise anaemia
2 HIGH YIELD clinical cases
The fool-proof approach to iron studies
Principles of management
Key Resource this week is on iron metabolism! Check out Armando's video for a great and simple approach.
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