Is there a quick and easy way to reduce non traumatic mandible dislocations without the need for sedation?
A shorter episode 11 this month, looking back at the Fundoscopy and Tetracaine Bites and looking at a genetic study that could determine how you metabolise Tramadol and a study that links anticholinergics with dementia.
What anti-emetics do you use for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and which ones should you use? We talk with Urgent Care physician Dr Richard Chen who looked into this topic for his Medical Literature Project as part of his Fellowship Training with the RNZCUC.
Every clinic has certain unavoidable obstacles and workplace stress and burnout is seen frequently amongst Urgent Care staff. Are the things bothering you unchangeable? If they are too overwhelming, perhaps it is time to change jobs”
Ordering an ECG for your patient with syncope? In Urgent Care, we really don’t have the time to fluff around and especially not so when your waiting room is overflowing with winter ailments. Check out this excellent 3 min approach to identifying ECG red flags in your patient with a fainting spell. Want to learn…
• The training programme manual is now replaced by the “completing the training programme” pages on the website. The accreditation manual 2017 is no longer extant.
• Online urgent care course – module 1 has been updated. The other modules will not be edited until AFTER the 2019 UCPEX.
• CNA requirement – you should be submitting your first clinical notes audit within three months, and achieve a pass BEFORE attending UCPEX 2019.
• The checklist of skills to be assessed at the Skills Demonstration and Assessment Weekend (SDAW) will be released within the next 10 days to those who have booked to attend.
• The Education Committee have approved the decision that Core Skills List sign-off is a compulsory part of the training programme.
Cspine is a pain in the neck. So here is a full on teaching blog with everything you need to Know. The ABC’s of the cervical spine provide a helpful mnemonic to guide the systematic assessment of these x-rays. Remember; you require all three views (later ….
Why you must ask about Sunscreen allergies and other important things relating to local anaesthetic eye drops.
We all do nerve blocks. Some more than others. Here are some hints. It is more ED based but a block is a block is a block.
Reserach roundup for May, yep I know it’s June. What is good here. Beer vs wine and chin laceration glue vs suture. All the important research.