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Barney, LJ, and Jon are back with all the most interesting and practice-changing articles published in the last month:

💉Should I exercise before my next COVID Jab?

🫁Does magnesium work in COPD exacerbations and should we give fewer antibiotics

📽Is a colonoscopy a good way to screen for cancer?

🧂Is salt restriction in HFPEF worth the hassle?

🫀Does skin colour make a difference to survival in cardiac arrest?




Wondering what to do with the post-op patient in front of you with new AF, who drinks buckets of tea, takes multivitamins for dinner, and is just getting over pneumonia?

Articles we digest for your spongey brains:

Diet etc:
☕️Tea reduces mortality! MortaliTEA!
Flavanoids in CVD / cerebrovascular disease
Link with Ca and hot tea
Time-restricted eating vs not
Fasting in cancer
💊Bin the vitamins: paper and editorial

'Secondary' AF:
AF post pneumonia risk
AF peri-surgery risk

     

#55 Journal Round Up





Confused over which drink to offer your patients? Orange juice or Coffee? Is the sugar bad for them, or is caffeine worse? Which has more fibre? Don’t those septic people need vitamin C?

Your ears are in the right place.

Dr Camille and Barnaby Hirons cover the latest and greatest in the medical literature including:

4-hour ED targets - useless government orders or life savers?
Choosing wisely - the most low-value care which we need to scrap
Thunderstorm Asthma - it exists! And it may pose a real issue for patients
Yoga for Migraines - can it help?
Magic mushroom safety and the Latest on Psychedelic medications
Vit C in sepsis. Forget it.
Coffee reduces mortality, but what if you add sugar?
Pulse oximetry in patients of colour - still a problem:
first and second study

Pickle juice in leg cramps... surely not?!

     

#52 Journal Round Up






Wondering if you should get that X-ray on your pregnant lady who is suffering from hip pain whilst doing Tai Chi, which is associated with inpatient hypertensive spikes that might (just might) be related to your bad singing?

No?

Well, your ears are still in the right place.

Today you have Jon, Barney and Alvin delving into the latest and greatest of medical literature!

We cover:
  1. Steroid injections for OA - sure?
  2. Radiology in pregnancy - risky?
  3. Pregnancy HTN - treat?
  4. IP Hypertensive episodes - leave?
  5. Aspirin cessation and primary prevention - stop?
  6. Music  for mental and physical health - sing!
  7. Tai chi or Muscle strengthening - do!
  8. Nasal Swab or rectal exam for cardioversion?! Hmmmm.....
 
     



Wondering what to do with the post-op patient in front of you with new AF, who drinks buckets of tea, takes multivitamins for dinner, and is just getting over pneumonia?

Articles we digest for your spongey brains:

Diet etc:
☕️Tea reduces mortality! MortaliTEA!
Flavanoids in CVD / cerebrovascular disease
Link with Ca and hot tea
Time-restricted eating vs not
Fasting in cancer
💊Bin the vitamins: paper and editorial

'Secondary' AF:
AF post pneumonia risk
AF peri-surgery risk