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.

Podcast archives: paediatric cardiac disease

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This month’s Podcast of the Month from the archives is from dasSMACC. In a 15 minute podcast Michele Domico (Cardiac Intensivist, California) discusses finding the needle in the haystack – life threatening cardiac disease in children over one month of age. Through five cases she illustrates the most commonly missed cardiac ‘zebras’, and provides some…

Podcast: sepsis

This month’s Podcast of the Month is from the Intensive Care Network. In a 40 minute podcast Shree Basu and Marino Festa (Children’s Hospital Westmead PICU) discuss paediatric sepsis management in the intensive care setting. They cover epidemiology, evidence, diagnosis and management. There’s some handy clinical tips for the non-intensivist too. Is cap refill a…

Podcast: sleep and airway obstruction

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This month’s Podcast of the Month is from The GP Show. In a 50 minute podcast – the kid bit is the first 30 minutes – David McIntosh (Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Queensland Australia) discusses sleep and airway obstruction in kids, adults and pregnant women; and their impacts on cognition, behaviour and physical health….

Autism screening

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This month’s Podcast of the Month is from Primary Care Perspectives. In a 30 minute podcast Kate Wallis (Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia) discusses the pros and cons of the M-CHAT when screening for autism in the primary care setting. She also shares some helpful tips for picky eaters. Is the M-CHAT…

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…