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Old Tricks for New Dogs

CotEcast

Release Date: 07/15/2014

"What we've learnt this week...." Episode 14

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Welcome to the fourteenth episode in the "What we've learnt this week..." series. These are short 15 minute or so podcasts where we discuss topics we have encountered in the preceding weeks; whether it be on the wards, in a journal, at teaching or even on Twitter! Join Christina, Dilani, Emma and Hannah this week as they discuss an unusual cause of medication related hypernatraemia, CT head scans as part of delirium work up, FRAX and progressive supranuclear palsy.  Useful links this week:  FRAX: Sign Guideline 157: PSP Association:...

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"What we've learnt this week...." Episode 13

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Welcome back to CotEcast! Having had a little break from recording due to Covid-19 the AEME gang are back with the thirteenth episode in the “What we’ve learnt this week…” series.

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Christina, Dilani, Emma and Hannah get together this week to talk about their top tips for the new doctors! 

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"What we've learnt this week...."Episode 12

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Welcome to the twelfth episode in the "What we've learnt this week..." series. These are short 15 minute or so podcasts where we discuss topics we have encountered in the preceding weeks; whether it be on the wards, in a journal, at teaching or even on Twitter!

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Emma, Christina and Dilani are back to reflect on some of the learning points they have taken from away looking after older people during the Covid-19 pandemic

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"What we've learnt this week..." Episode 11

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Welcome to the eleventh episode in the "What we've learnt this week..." series. These are short 15 minute or so podcasts where we discuss topics we have encountered in the preceding weeks; whether it be on the wards, in a journal, at teaching or even on Twitter!

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"What we've learnt this week"....Episode 10

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Welcome to the tenth episode in the "What we've learnt this week..." series. These are short, 15 minute podcasts where we discuss topics that we have encountered the preceding week; whether it be on the wards, in a journal, at teaching or even on Twitter! This week Nick, Christina and Emma discuss silver trauma.

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"What we've learnt this week..." Episode 9

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Welcome to the ninth episode of "What we have learnt this week…..”. These are short, 15minute, podcasts where we discuss topics that we have encountered the preceding week; whether it be on the wards, in a journal, at teaching or even on twitter! This week Chris, Emma and Vicky are recording during lunch at their regional geriatrics teaching day. They will be discussing myeloma and MGUS; attendance and carers allowance and dual anti platelet therapy in minor stroke and high risk TIAs.   Useful links this week are: https://www.bmj.com/content/363/bmj.k5130/rr-0      ...

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"What we've learnt this week..." Episode 8

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Welcome to the 8th episode in the series of "What we have learnt this week...". Tonight Vicky, Emma and Christina talk about UTI guidelines in the over 65s, AF and anticoagulation risk calculators, DOLs and antibiotics in the older patient. 

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Episode 7 in the "What we've learnt this week..." series

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CotEcast #1 - Shownotes

Title: Old Tricks for New Dogs

Date: Mon 14th July

Host(s): Mark Garside, James Fisher, Pete Brock

Guest(s): Sean Ninan

Opening Question: Which fictional doctor would you most like to be?

Main Topic: Top tips for new doctors dealing with older patients

Discussion Points:

Each participant to identify one ‘top tip’ and one ‘pet hate’ (inc. how to avoid doing it)

James

  • Pet Hate: "As far as I'm aware"
  • Top Tip: Rule of 'stuff'
    • Know your stuff
    • Give a stuff
    • Take no stuff and
    • Remember, that despite all of this, stuff happens...

Pete

  • Pet Hate: Fluids - too much or too little
  • Top Tip: There is always something you can do to help a delirious patient

Sean

  • Pet Hate: Unfounded diagnosis of UTI
  • Top Tip: Get to know your patients

Mark

  • Pet Hate: No collateral hx from confused pts
  • Top Tip: Open questions, and give time to answer (eg. How are your waterworks/Tell me about your bowels, rather than 'Have you got any problems with') - Remember to ask this in the systemic enquiry

Top Three ‘CotEcast comandments':

  1. Don't diagnose UTI without good evidence
  2. Remember the rule of 'stuff'
  3. If you don’t know, ask!

References, links and resources:

Twitter handles:

  • AEME: @ElderlyMedEd
  • Mark: @garside80
  • James: @drjimbofish
  • Pete: @petebrock7
  • Sean: @sean9n


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