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#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:
👉 What BP is optimum based on the latest meta-analysis?
👉 What to give for generalised epilepsy - Valporate or Keppra?
👉 How Mushrooms really could  reduce the risk of cancer
👉 Magic mushrooms vs Escitalopram in Depression
👉 Sleep duration and Dementia risk
👉 Teeth number and Dementia risk (?!)
👉 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
18th February 2021

#28 Journal Round Up Winter Mash Up ‘21 

THROMBOLYSIS + ABLATION + QUINOLONES & ANEURYSMS + O2 SATS & ETHNICITY


We’re back with another round up of December 2020 and January 2021 to make sure you haven’t missed the most important general medicine publications. 


We cover:
Alteplase and improved stroke outcomes
Tranexamic acid and SAH
Ablation trial AF
AAA and fluoroquinolones

& Much more

✏️Show Notes & bibliography




#23 Journal Round Up November '20

NASH + STATINS + BEREAVEMENT & STROKE + DKA




Trying to keep up with the general medicine literature but, in an environmentally friendly frenzy, you’ve used up all your shiny BMJs as wrapping paper?


We cover:
Semaglutide - the saviour of NASH?
Bereavement and stroke - what is the link?
Combo pill may, or may not, save us all
Statins in the elderly. Maybe the elderly benefit more than we think, and those side effects aren't as significant as your patient thinks.
Which crystalloid in DKA? There can only be one winner.
What's the link between sarcopenia and orthostatic hypotension
Natural remedies which might actually work in UC
Inotropic drugs which could save lives in HFrEF
Why you should check Vit D in your asthmatics
Anticholinergic drugs and dementia risk (33:15)A Case Study of ST elevation in a young patient (36:16)