Emily is a General Paediatric Fellow in the Hunter Valley, Australia who also works at John Hunter Children's Hospital in Newcastle. She enjoys running with her toddler in tow, eating Low Carb High Fat food and drinking Hunter Valley semillon. Emily gets exited about hands free medical education and sharing the podcast love.

Regret and irrational decisions

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This month’s Podcast of the Month is from the Archimedes Podcast (Archives of Disease in Childhood). In a 12 minute podcast Bob Phillips (Senior Clinical Academic, University of York and Honorary Consultant, Leeds Children’s Hospital) discusses rationality of decision making. He then presents two unrelated but interesting literature reviews: Topical vs systemic antibiotics for discharging…

The Higher Tech Kid in the ED

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from the Pediatric Emergency Playbook. In a 30 minute podcast Tim Horeczko (Emergency Physician, and Educator) demystifies vagus nerve stimulators, intrathecal pumps, and ventricular assist devices. Through clinical cases, he provides some useful tips and tricks for what to do when the ‘higher tech kid’ presents to ED…

Atopic dermatitis

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from The Medical Journal of Australia. In a 15 minute podcast Prof Alan Cooper (Dermatologist, Royal North Shore Hospital) discusses what’s new in eczema management and, perhaps more importantly, what hasn’t changed. Which kids respond well to ultraviolet light therapy? If you only get the itch to listen…

Managing autism in the ED

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from Pomegranate Health. In a 30 minute podcast carer Annette talks about raising her teenage grandson, Aaron, who has Autism. Meenakshi Rattan (Paediatrician, Campbelltown Hospital) and Kenneth Nunn (Psychiatrist, Children’s Hospital Westmead) discuss the challenges that a busy emergency department creates for patients like Aaron. They offer some…

Recurrent fevers in children

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This month’s Podcast of the Month is from Peds Cases. In a 15 minute podcast, Dax Rumsey (Pediatric Rheumatologist, Stollery Children’s Hospital Edmonton) and his medical student Josh Koegler outline an approach to recurrent fevers in children, with a focus on rheumatological causes. This podcast is aimed at undergraduates, but sometimes medical students are a…

Peripheral Vasoactive Drugs

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from paediatricemergencies.com. In a 30 minute podcast aimed at the non-intensivist, Chris Flannigan (Paeds ICU Royal Belfast Hospital) discusses ‘push dose pressors’ and peripheral adrenaline infusions. He presents a simple and quick approach to the crashing kid on the ward who doesn’t have central access and isn’t responding…