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…
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 ….
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.
Are IV antibiotics more effective than Orals when treating Cellulitis?
We discuss the evidence with Dr Justin Morgenstern, a Canadian Emergency Physician currently based in Taranaki Base Hospital, New Zealand. He writes a Medical Blog first 10EM which is worth a read.
At 3:30am in emergency overnight,
You got a seriously worrisome fright.
That harsh sound whooshing through the chest,
Try hide your concern, you say “It’s for the best”.
Is it innocent or the beginning of the end,
Go back to the basics they’re your best friend.
Yep the flu has arrived. We had a case of a whole family sick on Tuesday and one of the childern was really sore in the calf muscles. So why is that?
Best orthopaedic teaching page ever! For elbow injuries. Massive content here, unfortunately the postcast is over an hour. So if you have attention deficit I can’t concentrate disorder like me, the notes are pretty cool.
Here is an excellent post on RTI in children and that includes URTI LRTI. What is important is use a severity based plan. Well children do not need antibiotics.