Broomedocs Podcast

Aimed at primary care, but a fascinating look at a worls of gnarly evidence, confusing confounders and fundamentally flawed research.  Vit amin D deficiency, overdiagnosis, debate and practice tips.

See the foam4gp.com website for refernces here: foam4gp.com

Direct download: Vit_D_Robin_Park.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34am EST

Dr Penny is back with a quick chat about contraception

We cover the best resources to tackle this complex and common presentation.

We then discuss the recent controversy around the OCP and DVT - what are the real numbers and how to discuss the risks with women.

Direct download: Penny_Wilson_Contraception_-_FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27am EST

Another Irishman delivering a lesson in medicine.

Andy tells us about a case that might have helped shape his future career!

Enjoy 

Direct download: Andy_Neill_LHL1.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 8:35am EST

Recorded at BCC4 conference in Cairns.  I caught up with the lads for a chat in the garden - apologies for all the birds and kids!  It is that sorta conference, that sort of place!

Lessons learned from about semantics - using words with precision and meaning. We touch on some tough tips for communictaing in critical moments - with colleagues and patient's or their families

Casey

Direct download: Matt_and_Doug_Lessons.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 10:26am EST

DR Justing Coleman - The NAked Doctor shares his thoughts on the modern trend to overdiagnosis and treatment in medicine.

Direct download: Justin_Coleman_Overdiagnosis01.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 4:44am EST

This is the final installment of the PE Prognostication series.

A retort to the recent comments and suggestions on the last episode

PLUS a suggested plan and maybe future trial

Enjoy

Direct download: Senthi_Strikes_back_64kb_EQ.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 5:30pm EST

This is a sweet, short review of the evidence base behind ED-physician performed US for DVT diagnosis.

Dr Dawson delivers some great analysis and practical assessment of how to apply this evidence in practice.

C

Direct download: Dawson_BEDSIDE_DVT_review.mov
Category:Video vodcast -- posted at: 9:14am EST

After last weeks podcast there was quite of bit of commentary and Twitter argy-bargy... as is the norm for a PE discussion!

Anyway I got this email from Dr Scott Weingart who has some great pearls - so here it is, What would Weingart do? if it were your PE work up?

C

Direct download: Weingart_PE_response.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 9:40am EST

This is part 2 of the PE Prognostication podcast with Dr Senthi

In this episode we cover the prognosis of patients with PE - the PESI and simplified PESI scores and how they might be used in the diagnostic decision-making strategies for the "low-risk" PE patient in ED.

Enjoy

Direct download: Anand_PE_part_2.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 9:36am EST

This is part 1 of a 2 part PE podcast.

In this one we cover the history of PE evidence and the current methods of assessing PE risk in the low-end of the PE spectrum of disease.

In part 2 we look at a newer concept of pretest prognostication for PE

Direct download: Anand_PE_part_1.mp3
Category:Audio podcast -- posted at: 9:55am EST