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#52 Journal Round Up// X-ray & HTN in pregnancy, steroids in OA, HTN in IP, death of Aspirin, Tai Chi or sing for health, AND Nasal or Anal cardioversion sir?...




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.....


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Featuring hosts Dr Barnaby Hirons, Dr. Jonathan Hudson & Dr. Alvin Shrestha


#50 Journal Round Up// Sats & Skin Colour, Paracetamol Danger, Sugar vs Sweetener, Latest in Flozins, Banning Tanning, AF with RVR, Exercise or death, Beer Faces




Want to hear key medical literature facts to help become that awesome doctor, whilst also being able to tell if people like beer by their facial expressions?

Your ears are in the right place.

Dr LJ Smith, Dr Camille Hirons, Dr Jonathan Hudson and Dr Barnaby Hirons scour and digest the latest and greatest medical literature out there... and some other fun stuff too:

Why pulse oximeters miss deadly hypoxia in people of colour.

How paracetamol and sodium can kill.

Are sweeteners a safe alternative to sugar?

Empagliflozin in acute heart failure - EPULSE trial.

Should we be banning tanning salons?

Metoprolol vs Diltiazem in AF with RVR?

How much exercise to save lives?

Drug induced liver injury causes.

Facial expressions drinking beer!

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Featuring hosts Dr Barnaby Hirons, Dr. Jonathan Hudson , Dr. LJ Smith, & Dr. Camille Hirons


#48 Journal Round Up




We're back for another Journal Roundup 
Barney, LJ, Katia, and Jon cover:

We unpick the facts and figures behind COVID-19 vaccination and the risk of myocarditis.
🧫The looming threat of antimicrobial resistance
😴Why more sleep might help people lose weight.
🛌 Trying to let patients sleep better in hospitals
🎲Why  diabetes CV risk prediction scores don't work that well.
The use of eosinophilia in COPD.
🧬Mendellian randomisation and lung function.
     
Featuring hosts Dr Barnaby Hirons, Dr. Jonathan Hudson , Dr. LJ Smith, & Dr. Katia Florman


#46 Journal Round Up// with MDTea hosts!




Do you love your medical podcasts, but sometimes wish your favourite shows would just team up for the odd awesome episode??

Your ears are definitely in the right place.

Jon and Barney are joined by brilliant MDTea hosts Dr Iain Wilkinson and Dr Stephen Collins. Together they deliver a masterclass in many aspects of elderly care and we uncover the greatest medical literature in the world! (From the last few months).

1) Physical Activity in Hopital patients - They do too little but you can help.
2) Bisphosphonates meta-analysis - harm v benefit.
3) Mirtazapine in  patients with dementia - should we use?
4) Subsegmental PEs - who cares about them?
5) Lifelong anticoagulation - hard decisions need these facts.
6) Athletes at higher risk of AF - sorry!
7) POCUS - can it change outcomes?

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Featuring hosts Dr Barnaby Hirons, Dr. Jonathan Hudson with guests Dr Stephen Collins and Dr Iain Wilkinson
     

#44 Journal Round Up




Trying to keep up with the medical literature, but it's another COVID Christmas and you can’t wait to unwrap your stocking filled with lateral flows, rota gaps, and cancelled leave…you're ears are in the right place.

Barney & Jon are back to cover the latest medical literature.

We cover:
👉 How long is too long for a liver transplant?
👉  The harms of tramadol?
👉  HFPeF gets a breakthrough.
👉  ARB vs ACEi: a battle you didn't know you cared about.
👉  Personalised your steroids in COPD.
👉  Why Iron & infections don't mix?
👉  Studied so much they should call it COVIDamin D
👉  Obesity trends that break the scales.


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Featuring hosts Dr Barnaby Hirons, Dr. Jonathan Hudson