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Broome Docs Podcast 005: HCGs, Ectopics Etc with Dr Geordan Shannon

The second installment from Dr Geordan Shannon – my guide into the confusing world of Women’s Health. Geordan learns me some stuff about first trimester bleeding, HCG and US interpretation.  And what to do when it remains unclear! You might want to go back and read The previous posts on HCG  HERE and HERE if you […]

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Clinical Case 075: a CTG, a VE and a distant ECHO

This is a rare case.  One where I was at a bit of a loss as to which was the best option.  So keen to get your input! A 23 yo. woman G?1, P0  – was flown in from a remote community in “threatened premature labour”, she was estimated to be about 34 weeks (but […]

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Clinical Case 074: Resus a deux

This is the scariest case I have done for a while, strap yourself in it is a tough one!  Going to lay it out and let you guys tell me how you would approach it as it is one of those scenarios where there are a lot of decisions made and resources mobilised in  an instant.  Apologies to […]

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Perimortem C-section: Can you cut it in Obstetric resus?

Got a tweet from @bearwebster (Broome-bound RMO) about perimortem CS – so I though it seemed like a good idea to look at the evidence, the recommendations and the “how-to-do” of this terrifying, yet potentially lives-saving manoeuvre. Dr Nolan McDonnell, local west Aussie Obstetric Anaesthetist, wrote this paper for the Brit. Journ Anaesth in 2009. It has 2 case […]

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RLQ Pain in Pregnancy (the sequel)

A few weeks ago Rob Orman (ER Cast) did a great interview with Dr Ingrid Lim at ACEP which looked at the diagnosis of the possible appendicitis in pregnant women.  Go and check out the 20 minute podcast at ERCast (click here) , then come back here to hear the sequel…. There are some great […]