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Undiagnose, Unprescribe, Unharm… part II

This rant is inspired by something I witnessed yesterday when I went into my local pharmacy to pick up my mother-in-law’s meds.  I rarely ener a commercial pharmacy, so this was a novel experience for me.  Anyway, it is flu-season here in Oz, so I was in a line of coughing, sneezing, nose-wiping folks who […]

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Medical Myth 002: Post-LP headache prevention

Case 006 – about meningoencephalitis raised a few queries amongst my nursing colleagues.  Specifically – how to prevent post-LP headaches. So I thought I would look at the data and see.  Rates of headache post-LP are reported as ~ 1/3 in most reviews We have all been taught the way to treat / prevent post […]