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#38 Journal Round Up 

Summer Review ft. Dr. Dave Mcreary

  
Jon & Barney are joined by Dr. Dave McCreary all the way from Australia. Dave runs the RCEM podcast and joins JournalSpotting to bridge the chasm between A&E and medics and share some evidence-based pearls.

We cover:

πŸ‘‰ Why COVID is still *****
πŸ‘‰ How does the delta variant present and does my microchip work?
πŸ‘‰ Have we figured out how to anticoagulate in COVID-19?
πŸ‘‰ More evidence for age-adjusted D-dimers?
πŸ‘‰ Do you use D-Dimers in Pregnancy?
πŸ‘‰ Do we still need to create arbitrary bridging protocols for surgery?
πŸ‘‰ Is that double shot espresso really causing your patients AF?
πŸ‘‰ How effective is smoking cessation at improving lung cancer survival?
πŸ‘‰ Does smoking cessation improve mental health symptoms?
πŸ‘‰ Can an app save my back pain?
πŸ‘‰ Which central line is safest for chemo?
πŸ‘‰ Kiwis for constipation
πŸ‘‰ Is this podcast making me any smarter?

     


#36 Journal Round Up 

May 2021


In this bumper episode, Jon and Barney are joined by the RCP podcast superstar Dr Amie Burbridge as we digest the key practice changing articles from the last month or so.

Listen to the end to change how you view ventilation, and bums, forever.

πŸ‘‰To LP or not when suspecting SAH with a normal CT?
πŸ‘‰Good news with new Malaria vaccine.
πŸ‘‰COVID Zone:
      Recovery - Tocilizumab and Convalescent Plasma.
      Methlypred vs Dexamethasone.
πŸ‘‰Risk of malignancy with CT abdomen.
πŸ‘‰Finally a shorter TB course?
πŸ‘‰Nursing ratios reducing mortality.
πŸ‘‰Haemoglobin levels vs position .
πŸ‘‰Sleep and risk of depression.
πŸ‘‰Anal oxygen delivery (yes, really).

✏️ Show notes & bibliography


#34 Journal Round Up 

April 2021


Trying to keep up with the medical literature but apparently JournalSpotting HQ has a team of actual beavers🦫 who chew and digest all the articles then present them in a light-hearted podcast.
So why bother?

We cover:
πŸ‘‰ What BP is optimum based on the latest meta-analysis?
πŸ‘‰ What to give for generalised epilepsy - Valporate or Keppra?
πŸ‘‰ How Mushrooms really could  reduce the risk of cancer
πŸ‘‰ Magic mushrooms vs Escitalopram in Depression
πŸ‘‰ Sleep duration and Dementia risk
πŸ‘‰ Teeth number and Dementia risk (?!)
πŸ‘‰ Burnout risk

+ More

✏️ Show Notes & Bibliography


20th April 2021

#32 Journal Round Up

March 2021


Trying to keep up with the medical literature but the 🍺 are open, 🌞 is out and you’re not sure how long it will last?
You’re ears are in the right place.


We cover:


✏️ Show Notes & Bibliography

Featuring; Dr. Camille Hirons, Dr. Alvin Shrestha, Dr. Barnaby Hirons, & Dr. Jonathan Hudson
15th March 2032

#30 Journal Round Up February 2021

Semaglutide + O2 sats + ANCA Vasculitis + More


The JournalSpotters meet on International Womens Day to round up the latest medical literature.



We cover:


And chat about women that have inspried us: Dr. Marlies Ostermann, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, Anna Jones, and mothers everywhere


✏️ Show Notes & Bibliography

Featuring; Dr. Camille Hirons, Dr. Katia Florman, Dr. Barnaby Hirons, & Dr. Jonathan Hudson