Episode 6 – Considering Radiographs

Welcome to Episode 6 of the Official Podcast of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care.  Below you will find time stamps for each segment and links to articles discussed. What is involved in getting different XR views commonly used in Urgent Care – with Radiographer Katie from River Radiology (2.14) http://www.riverradiology.co.nz Discussion with…

Use of EXOS® Thermoplastic Splint in the treatment of wrist fractures

Author: Dr Ivan Koay
Type: Other research
Date: 23 Jan 2019
Abstract: There has been varying and divergent methods in the treatment of paediatric and
adult wrist fractures. Current opinion and evidence suggest that in paediatric torus
distal radius fractures, management with splinting is as comparable a method of
treatment to the traditional plaster or Paris (POP) casting. This is a retrospective
look at the safety of using the EXOS® thermoplastic (TP) splint to treat wrist

Podcast Extra – From the DPD’s Desk

Welcome to a podcast extra.  Today we hear from the Director of Professional Development for the RNZCUC, Dr Afraz Adam, about what you can expect from the RNZCUC in 2019. RNZCUC Bootcamp – save the date –  Saturday September 14th 2019 – Cordis Hotel, Auckland Find the Quiz here – https://rnzcuc.org.nz/quiz/trauma-and-resuscitation-quiz/ Goodfellow Symposium 2019 – https://www.goodfellowunit.org/symposium Choosing…

Urgent Bite 14 – The sting of the injection

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  How do you reduce the sting of a local anaesthetic injection? Reducing Local Anaesthetic pain article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=A+users+guide+for+reducing+the+pain+of+local+anaesthetic+administration Principles of Office Anaesthesia article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Principles+of+Office+Anesthesia%3A+Part+II.+Topical+Anesthesia Ice to reduce pain of injection article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Principles+of+Office+Anesthesia%3A+Part+II.+Topical+Anesthesia Swearing article https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Swearing+as+a+response+to+pain%3A+A+cross-cultural+comparison+of+British+and+Japanese+participants www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc   Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com Full Grip by ScoreSquad   This podcast is…

Newsletter update

We had hoped to offer several options to customise the newsletter to suit you (category of information, frequency). This has become too challenging, so the newsletter will be sent out weekly or monthly (your choice), and will contain all recent posts to the website.  You can log in to the website and manage your profile…

Urgent Bite 13 – The Podcast in 2019

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  It is a brand New Year so today we look back at the first 4 months of the podcast and look forward to what we have planned for 2019. Please contact the podcast if you have any ideas, suggestions, corrections or questions.  If any of you want to contribute…

The Twelfth Bite of Christmas – Video Games

Welcome to the Twelfth Bite of Christmas.  Have you enjoyed a Fortnight off or Fortnite this Christmas? BMJ abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25515525 JAMA abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25868006 www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc   Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com Christmas Elves by Francesco D’Adrea   This podcast is intended to assist in ongoing medical education and peer discussion for qualified health professionals.  Please ensure…