Review of emergency medicine from a regional and rural persepective.
Interviews with a variety of practitioners working or supporting rural health.
PREDICT guideline for Paediatric Head Injuries
I speak with Professor Franz Babl and Professor Meredith Borland about the PREDICT Guideline for Mild to Moderate Head Injuries in Children.
12/12/2022 • 40 minutes 33 seconds
I speak with Dr Kathryn Leccese consultant paediatrician working in Southern NSW about neonatal resuscitation and we work our way through the ARC newborn life support flow diagram.
23/08/2022 • 45 minutes
Paediatric respiratory presentations
I speak with Dr Kathryn Leccese consultant paediatrician working in Southern NSW about the assessment and management of some common respiratory presentations
29/03/2022 • 25 minutes 38 seconds
Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome
I speak with Dr Kathyrn Leccese consultant paediatrician working in Southern NSW about the Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome post COVID infection.
17/02/2022 • 21 minutes 40 seconds
Resuscitation prior to intubation
I speak with Dr Alice Whyte consultant anaesthetist who has been working in Southern NSW about the approach to resuscitating the sick non trauma patient prior to intubation.
10/01/2022 • 51 minutes 45 seconds
I speak with Professor Geoff Isbister an emergency medicine consultant/ toxicologist and leading researcher in the Australian Snakebite project about the management of snake bites in the rural emergency department.
04/12/2021 • 44 minutes 1 second
I speak with Professor Ken Butcher about the great Telestroke service and stroke assessment in rural emergency departments in NSW.
05/11/2021 • 52 minutes 30 seconds
The Vomiting Neonate
I speak with Dr Kathryn Leccese consultant paediatrician working in Southern NSW about the assessment and management of the vomiting neonate in the rural emergency department.
11/10/2021 • 32 minutes 43 seconds
The Sick Neonate
I speak with Dr Caroline Stewart consultant Paediatrician working in Southern NSW about some of the challenges managing the sick neonate in the rural emergency department.
07/10/2021 • 32 minutes 20 seconds
Hands and splints
I speak again with Dr Farhadieh plastic surgeon about some additional hand injuries and the application of splints in the rural emergency department
29/08/2021 • 18 minutes 12 seconds
I speak with Dr Farhadieh internationally renowned plastic surgeons who supports rural providers with his work in the ACT. We discuss the challenges of managing hand injuries in the rural emergency department.
17/08/2021 • 37 minutes 3 seconds
Post Partum Haemorrhage
I speak with Dr Michael Holland consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist working in rural southern NSW about the challenges and the team approach to the management of Post Partum haemorrhage in a rural hospital.
11/08/2021 • 36 minutes 21 seconds
I speak with Dr John Gardiner FACEM about the complexities of managing atrial fibrillation in the emergency department.
30/07/2021 • 16 minutes 26 seconds
Cardioversion and Tachyarrhythmias
I speak with Dr John Gardiner FACEM about the assessment and management of tachyarrhythmias and the practical aspects of safe cardioversion.
16/07/2021 • 28 minutes 49 seconds
The NSW Emergency Care Institute
I discuss with Dr Trevor Chan Clinical Director of the NSW Emergency Care institute about what the ECI is and does, and how we can use its various resources to help us with our work in rural and regional emergency departments.
15/06/2021 • 16 minutes 50 seconds
The mental health act in the Emergency Department
I speak with Andrew Burke a mental health clinical nurse consultant about the NSW mental health act in the rural emergency department and the forms associated with this.
23/05/2021 • 24 minutes 20 seconds
Urology:stones and catheters
I speak with Dr Can Huynh a urologist working in a major city as well as regional NSW.
We discuss renal colic, urinary retention, and issues with indwelling urinary catheters
06/05/2021 • 25 minutes 3 seconds
Stroke assessment and management
I discuss with Dr Gawarikar stroke neurologist many of the difficult issues we face in assessing and managing patients who present with stroke like symptoms in the rural emergency department
06/05/2021 • 38 minutes 26 seconds
Approach to surgical airway
I speak with Dr Rory Ardlie a FACEM and retrieval consultant working in NSW and the ACT. We discuss an approach to the difficult airway in the context of trauma and how to prepare for and perform a surgical airway.