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

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Featuring hosts Dr Barnaby Hirons, Dr. Jonathan Hudson

#41 Journal Round Up// O2 in COVID, Statins in Elderly, ETOH for diabetes, AF screening, Smog Jogs, Metabolism, Fleeces... and MORE!

Trying to keep up with the medical literature but...

You’ve just watched Squid Games, you’re feeling a bit stressed, and you thought some light-hearted medical education was just the ticket?
Your ears are in the right place.
Tonight your ears are joined by Barney, Camille and Alvin as we wade through an amazing collection of medical literature to bring you the best, most interesting and practice-changing information out there...

In order:
Respiratory RS - what O2 to use in COVID?
AF - to screen or not?
Metabolism over life - is this why we get fat later in life?
Statins in elderly - to stop or not?
Exercise in polluted areas - do the risks outweigh benefits?
Cycling for diabetes - GET ON YOUR BIKES!
Alcohol preventing diabetes - no, really?
Sleep duration and delirium risk
Can watching TV cause DVTs?
Physician attire - what not to wear

ENJOY. And if you do enjoy, why not rate us on apple? And follow us on Twitter (please). And send wedding congratulations to Jon and Katia. I think that's it.

Featuring: Dr. Barnaby Hirons, Dr Alvin Shrestha and Dr Camille Hirons.

#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?