Urgent Bite 12 – Using Gut Instinct when Safety Netting your Consultation – featuring Professor Bruce Arroll

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we look at using gut instinct when safety netting your consultations.  Many thanks to Professor Bruce Arroll for sharing his story. Article from the European Journal of General Practice – https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/13814788.2015.1092516 www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc www.goodfellowunit.org   Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com Full Grip by Score Squad Christmas Elves by Francesco D’Andrea…

Urgent Bite 11 – Antibiotics for Children with Cough

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we look at a paper from the British Journal of General Practice regarding the use of Antibiotics in Children with Cough to prevent deterioration or re-consultation.  The Pubmed link below features the abstract and the full paper is linked from there. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Impact+of+antibiotics+for+children+presenting+to+general+practice+with+cough+on+adverse+outcomes%3A www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc Music licensed from www.premiumbeat.com…

NZMA’s DiTC Trainee Forum 2019

We are keen to send a registrar representative to participate in the DiTC trainee forum on behalf of the College. We are looking for a volunteer – registrar or senior registrar – who is preferably based in Wellington.  Note that this is on the same day as the Goodfellow Symposium and AGM, so it’s more…

Episode 4 – Professor Arroll makes things crystal clear

Welcome to Episode 4 of the Official Podcast of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care. Gout with Professor Bruce Arroll (1.28) http://gouthappyfeet.com https://www.goodfellowunit.org http://www.saferx.co.nz/assets/Documents/full/ddcb1e2e8c/colchicine.pdf   Nurses Station with Amor Kisling NP (33.07 ) – Nail Trephination https://www.embeds.co.uk/2018/05/09/nail-trephination/ https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/82926-overview   Urgent Bite Review (53.19) Music Licensed from www.premiumbeat.com Full Grip by Score Squad This podcast…

Urgent Bite 10 – Vestibular Rehab with Ronen Buser

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  In Episode 3 Dr Kevin Bell mentioned Vestibular Rehab in relation to concussion management.  So to find out what this involves and how it works I have spoken with Physiotherapist Ronen Buser. Many thanks to Ronen for his time and to Lisa Hansen for getting us together https://www.lisahansenphysio.co.nz/index.php/about-us/ www.rnzcuc.org.nz…

Urgent Bite 9 – Topical Antibiotics

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we reflect on a recent article in BPAC concerning topical antibiotics.  The use of these treatments in the last year has halved but there are calls to reduce the use still further.  So when should we use them? BPAC article 2018 – https://bpac.org.nz/2018/topical-antibiotics.aspx 2 part BPAC article from 2017…

Urgent Bite 8 – When Language is a Barrier

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we look at recent comments in the BMJ from 2 of the UK’s Medical Defence organisations regarding the use of online translation tools in clinical practice.  Should we use them in consultations with patients when there is a language barrier? https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k4546 https://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g7392 Thanks to Dr Danny Liao for…