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Creating an effective cognitive aid for advanced life support training and maximising efficiency in resuscitation
This blog explores the ALS Algorithm and looks at how Medcast are trialling an adaptation of the 2023 updated ANZCOR Adult Advanced Life Support flowchart. The aim is to test its useability as a cogni...
Undifferentiated Chest Pain - Clinical Snapshot
Heather (55 years) presents with chest pain, there are no clear aggravating or relieving factors reported. This clinical snapshot explores the presentation of undifferentiated chest pain in a GP clini...
Laryngospasm - Clinical Snapshot
Brett has just been extubated following nasal polyp surgery, but his airway has obstructed and he is dropping his oxygen saturations rapidly. Read this clinical snapshot to find out what happens next ...
Croup, a common childhood respiratory condition, can present unique challenges when it progresses to require intubation. This blog explores the intricacies of managing a child with croup who has a cha...
Clinical Snapshot - Isaac presents with drooling and stridor
Isaac is a 2 year old child who has presented to the GP for the fourth time this month. His previous presentations have been for a sore throat and fever and more recently food refusal and complaints o...
Revised ANZCOR Adult Advanced Life Support flowchart
Explore ANZCOR's 2023 updates to the Adult Advanced Life Support flowchart. Key changes include CPR terminology, airway adjunct prompts, and a nuanced approach to reversible causes.
PODCAST: PSA testing in general practice - screening, assessment and monitoring
This podcast highlights the crucial role of PSA testing in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer, the most-diagnosed cancer among Australian males. Emphasising harm reduction, it discusses advanceme...
Telehealth in Australia: Embracing Change and Navigating Compliance
Explore the evolution of telehealth in Australia, from its rapid expansion to the recent permanence of telehealth items. Dr. Stephen Barnett and Loryn Einstein guide GPs through billing complexities, ...
The Capnography Detective - Mastering End-Tidal CO2 Monitoring
Explore essential insights into waveform capnography for aiding the assessment of ventilation and perfusion and guiding appropriate clinical interventions to optimise patient outcomes. This blog summa...
Navigating the World of Online GP Education: Lessons from a Randomised Trial
Explore online GP education's impact on prescriptions and testing. A randomised trial provides insights into enhancing healthcare safety and efficiency and while challenges exist, the study paves the ...
Analgesia Options in the Day Surgery Environment
Selecting appropriate analgesia is an important aspect of patient centred care in the day surgery and recovery room environment.
Clinical Snapshot - Maxine presents in respiratory distress
Explore a lifesaving treatment option for acute respiratory failure. Learn why this approach is highly effective and minimises invasive procedures, providing comfort and better outcomes for patients l...
Clinical Opal - Hirsutism and irregular menstrual cycles
This case study guides Australian clinicians in diagnosing a common women's health condition. It emphasises the importance of recognising symptoms like irregular periods, weight gain, and hirsutism an...
Every moment matters in asking about alcohol in pregnancy
Health professionals play a crucial role in providing evidence-based advice on alcohol, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
The Every Moment Matters campaign features a range of evidence briefs, resources...
Quality Use of Medicines Alliance awarded health education and health literacy grants
Two new grants to support consumer health literacy and improve the use of medicines will see peak health and consumer organisations working side-by-side.
Clinical Opal - Androgen abuse recovery in a younger male
Are you aware of your role in supporting patients with health issues due to androgen steroid withdrawal?
How Can We Improve Care for Autistic People?
This article highlights the challenges autistic individuals face when accessing healthcare in Australia. It discusses barriers, including communication issues and sensory sensitivities, and offers pra...
The Interplay of Long COVID with COPD and Asthma: Implications for Clinical Care
Long COVID presents unique challenges for patients with chronic respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma. This article delves into the overlapping symptoms, inflammation, treatment implications, re...
Massive Transfusion Protocol - Understanding the clotting cascade
When faced with a bleeding patient, understanding the intricacies of the clotting cascade plays a pivotal role in the activation and management of a Code Crimson.
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