42 episodes

A UK Prehospital Emergency Medicine Podcast.

This podcast and associated website aims to:

- Share knowledge and expertise in the field of prehospital medicine with specific reference to the UK working environment
- Make this content relevant to all professional prehospital practitioners

PHEMCAST Tim Nutbeam and Clare Bosanko

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 77 Ratings

A UK Prehospital Emergency Medicine Podcast.

This podcast and associated website aims to:

- Share knowledge and expertise in the field of prehospital medicine with specific reference to the UK working environment
- Make this content relevant to all professional prehospital practitioners

    Ultrasound

    Ultrasound

    Some useful videos: Hopefully you found the podcast interesting, but since this is quite a visual topic we have put together some videos to demonstrate some of the pathologies discussed and what they look like on ultrasound: How does ultrasound work? Want to know how to use ultrasound? This is a whole 45 minute introductory … Continue reading Ultrasound

    • 49 min
    Acute behavioural disturbance

    Acute behavioural disturbance

    Definitions UK definition (RCEM): It describes the sudden onset of aggressive and violent behaviour and autonomic dysfunction, typically in the setting of acute on chronic drug abuse or serious mental illness. Australian definition (NSW Health): Behaviour that puts the patient or others at immediate risk of serious harm and may include threatening or aggressive behaviour, … Continue reading Acute behavioural disturbance

    • 45 min
    The Jungle

    The Jungle

    This was a joint podcast with our friends & colleagues at WEMCast – to hear more from them, have a look at their podcast back catalogue, and there’s more information on the World Extreme Medicine website. Mosquito born disease Malaria is transmitted through the bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito. It is widely distributed … Continue reading The Jungle

    • 55 min
    Intubation

    Intubation

    Guidance documents College of Paramedics Statement on Intubation, available here. AAGBI Safer Prehospital Anaesthesia 2017, available here. Positioning Recommended Rich Levitan resources Airway axes Epiglottoscopy Bimanual Laryngoscopy Further resources https://www.resus.com.au/apnoeic-oxygenation-resuscitation-time/ https://anaesthetists.org/Home/Resources-publications/Guidelines/Safer-pre-hospital-anaesthesia Click here to hear what our friends over at the Resus Room think about Airways 2 References (kindly shared by Rich) Davis DP et … Continue reading Intubation

    • 39 min
    Altitude

    Altitude

    From: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-46441129 From: https://www.ultimatekilimanjaro.com/blog/should-i-use-supplemental-oxygen-on-kilimanjaro/ Want to know more? This is one of the organisations Lucy mentions: British Exploring And this is the Global Health MSc The Wilderness Society Guidelines are available here. This is the link to the Wilderness Medical Society. Consensus statement from the UIAA on People with Pre-Existing Conditions Going to the Mountains, … Continue reading Altitude

    • 50 min
    Drowning

    Drowning

    Some facts Drowning is important: 1,000 people drown every day, 2 every 3 minutes, 41 per hour. It is the world’s 3rd leading cause of accidental death: 3.6 million people over 10 years. Disease of youth 64% 30 years old 43% 15 years old 25% 5 years old Male: female ratio 2:1 In … Continue reading Drowning

    • 50 min

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77 Ratings

77 Ratings

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Aught about the wonders of Pre-Hospital medicine, I speciality I never really knew about but now after listening to PHEMCAST it is a speciality I want do one. Thank you guys so much for the great work.

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Consistent Gold

This podcast is consistently superb and should be encouraged at least for all UK pre hospital clinicians. I suspect there’s much value those those beyond the shores of this sceptered isle as well.

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