Episode 3 – Heads up, we are talking Concussion

Welcome to Episode 3 of the Official Podcast of the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care.  Today we talk about concussion with Sports Physician Dr Kevin Bell.  Please find below links to all relevant articles and information discussed along with time codes for each segment. Concussion with Dr Kevin Bell – (1.52) SCAT5 – https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/bjsports/early/2017/04/26/bjsports-2017-097506SCAT5.full.pdf https://healthpages.co.nz/directory/listing/sports-medicine-kevin-bell…

Urgent Bite 6 – NSAIDs for Soft Tissue injury – featuring Dr Kevin Bell

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we revisit NSAIDs, this time looking at their use in acute soft tissue injury.  We hear briefly from Sports Physician Dr Kevin Bell.  When should we use NSAIDs for acute soft tissue injuries? Physical Therapy Journal Article –   https://academic.oup.com/ptj/article/97/8/807/3826991 https://healthpages.co.nz/directory/listing/sports-medicine-kevin-bell www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc   Music Licensed from www.premiumbeat.com Full…

Urgent Bite 5 – Digital Anaesthesia

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we look at an alternative to the often used Double Dorsal Ring Block for digital anaesthesia. YouTube Clip – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6jyw7l3bZs Academic Life in Emergency Medicine Article – https://www.aliem.com/2010/09/trick-of-trade-single-digital-block/ Emergency Medicine Australasia Study 2016 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26991958 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Article 2006 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17016190 Emergency Medicine Journal Article 2010 – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20360491   www.rnzcuc.org.nz podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz…

Urgent Bite 4 – Tendinopathy with Dr Kevin Bell

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we hear from Dr Kevin Bell, Sports Physician, who has a special interest in Tendinopathy. Here he talks briefly about the best treatment options and the things to avoid when managing tendinopathy. https://healthpages.co.nz/directory/listing/sports-medicine-kevin-bell podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz https://www.facebook.com/rnzcuc www.rnzcuc.org.nz   Music Licensed from premiumbeat.com Full Grip by Score Squad

Urgent Bite 2 – Obtaining MSU in Children

Welcome to this week’s Urgent Bite.  Today we are asking how you go about obtaining MSU in children who cannot void on command.  Given Urine Bags are not suitable for sending accurate MSU what are the other options in Urgent Care? Please email your thoughts to podcast@rnzcuc.org.nz Starship Hospital Guidelines – https://www.starship.org.nz/for-health-professionals/starship-clinical-guidelines/u/urinary-tract-infection/ BPAC NZ guidelines -…