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PODCAST: Really Rural Surgery with Dr. Bret Batchelor

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Dr Bret Batchelor is a Canadian GP working in rural British Columbia.  He is also a part-time surgeon practicing his “Extended Surgical Skills” in a small town. Over the last year Bret has been podcasting at “Really Rural Surgery“.  The podcast is a heavily evidence-based look at the practice of Surgery & procedural Obstetrics with […]

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Lessons Hard Learned: Dr Domhnall Brannigan

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After a bit of a break – the Lessons Hard Learned series is back. Today I am chatting with Dr Domhnall Brannigan from Tasmania / Ireland.  He tells me about a really sad case he saw and we discuss the biases we all carry in medicine, communication and some Resus stuff you won’t read in […]

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Obstetric Anaesthesia for Obstetricians

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Welcome back – today’s podcast is all about Obstetric Anaesthesia – from the labour ward, into theatre and on the recovery side. Dr Penny Wilson [ @nomadicgp ] sent me a list of “dumb” questions that she had as an Obstetrician working alongside the GP-Anaesthetists in her practice.  Fair to say that the dark art […]

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Big Belly Baby Bleed – managing late-term Obstetric bleeding

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It is ladies month here still – and today we are going to get into one of the the big Emergency scenarios of Women’s health.  Imagine this: Its a quiet night shift – you are contemplating a third cuppa when the triage nurse rolls in with a young woman on a wheelchair. Your powers of […]

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Broome Docs Podcast 006: Epidurals with Dr Dave Forster

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Welcome to Episode 6: better than the Return of the Jedi. In this podcast I am joined by my mate Dr Dave Forster.  Dave is super enthusiastic about pretty much everything – including epidurals.  Lets face it – epidurals can be really the bane of our practice – they can be good, bad or ugly […]