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Podcasts of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. 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.

The Podcasts of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care RNZCUC

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Podcasts of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. 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.

    Managing Primary Spontaneous Pneumothoraces Conservatively - with Dr Kyle Perrin

    Managing Primary Spontaneous Pneumothoraces Conservatively - with Dr Kyle Perrin

    Dr Kyle Perrin talks to us about the conservative management of moderate to large spontaneous primary pneumothoraces.  He was a co-author on a recent paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
     
    Read Dr Perrin's paper in the NEJM - https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1910775
     
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    Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com
    Full Grip by Score Squad
     
    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

    • 32 min
    Lets ask Dr Rob about topical local anaesthetic for simple corneal abrasions?

    Lets ask Dr Rob about topical local anaesthetic for simple corneal abrasions?

    Is it safe to use topical local anaesthetic for the short term relief of the pain from a corneal abrasion?  Dr Rob Evison discusses the evidence.
     
    The First10EM review by Dr Justin Morgenstern - https://first10em.com/ebm-lecture-handout-2-topical-anaesthetics-fo-corneal-abrasions/
    Fraser R et al.  Topical Anaesthetic in the treatment of corneal epithelial defects:  What are the risks?  Aust J Gen Pract Vol 48 Issue 8 August 2019https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31370122/
    Waldman N et al.  An Observational study to determine whether routinely sending patients home with a 24-hour supply of topical tetracaine from the emergency department for simple corneal abrasion pain is potentially safe.  Annals Emergency Medicine 2018 June;71(6):767-778 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28483289/
    Shipman S et al.  Short term topical tetracaine is highly efficacious for the treatment of pain caused by corneal abrasions: double-blind, randomised clinical trial.  Annals of Emergency Medicine 2020 Oct 27 online https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33121832/
     
     
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    Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com
    Full Grip by Score Squad
     
    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

    • 16 min
    Urgent Bite 75 - What is Scombroid fish poisoning? We ask Dr David Sorrell

    Urgent Bite 75 - What is Scombroid fish poisoning? We ask Dr David Sorrell

    What is scombroid fish poisoning?  We ask Dr David Sorrell.
     
    Dermnet page - https://dermnetnz.org/topics/cutaneous-toxicity-from-fish-ingestion/
    Life in the fast lane page - https://litfl.com/scombroid-poisoning/
    Ministry of Primary Industries page - https://www.mpi.govt.nz/food-safety/food-safety-for-consumers/is-it-safe-to-eat/shellfish-and-scombroid-fish/
     
    www.rnzcuc.org.nz
    podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz
    https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc
    https://twitter.com/rnzcuc
     
    Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com
    Full Grip by Score Squad
     
    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

    • 10 min
    Urgent Bite 74 - Avulsed teeth transport medium

    Urgent Bite 74 - Avulsed teeth transport medium

    What is the best medium in which to transport an avulsed tooth?
     
    Check out this paper.  Adnan S et al.  Which is the most recommended medium for the storage and transport of avulsed teeth?  A systematic review.  Dent Traumatol. 2018 Apr;34(2):59-70
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29292570/
     
    Also, check out the Life in the Fast Lane blog post on this topic.  https://litfl.com/tooth-avulsion/
     
    www.rnzcuc.org.nz
    podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz
    https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc
    https://twitter.com/rnzcuc
     
    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

    • 4 min
    Do children sprain wrists? -with Dr David Sorrell

    Do children sprain wrists? -with Dr David Sorrell

    Do you diagnose children with wrist sprains?
     
    Read the paper we mention here https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/27121641/
    Elvey M, Patel S, Avisar E, White W, Sorene E.  Defining occult injuries of the distal forearm and wrist in children.  J Chil Orthop 2016
     
    www.rnzcuc.org.nz
    podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz
    https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc
    https://twitter.com/rnzcuc
     
    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

    • 22 min
    Urgent Bite 73 - Reclassification of codeine-containing products

    Urgent Bite 73 - Reclassification of codeine-containing products

    On November 5th 2020, all codeine-containing products in New Zealand will require a prescription.
     
    Read the BPAC article for all the details - https://bpac.org.nz/2020/codeine.aspx
     
    www.rnzcuc.org.nz
    podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz
    https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc
    https://twitter.com/rnzcuc
     
    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

    • 4 min

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