PHEMCAST

A UK Prehospital Emergency Medicine Podcast. This podcast and associated website aims to: - Share knowledge and expertise in the field of prehospital medicine with specific reference to the UK working environment - Make this content relevant to all professional prehospital practitioners

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Episode 35: The collapsed infant


A: Optimal airway position for infants Note how a rolled towel is placed under the baby’s shoulders to allow space for the occiput and avoid flexion of the neck and airway. ‘B’ assessment Video links to examples of children with signs of respiratory distress: Stridor Grunting Increased work of breathing ‘D’ assessment Example video showing … Continue reading Episode 35: The collapsed infant


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 25 September 2019  n/a
 
 

Episode 34: Back pain


So, where is the Cauda Equina? From Core EM How does a herniated disc cause CES? This fab infographic summarising the key points about the CES guidance was produced by @DrLindaDykes and @saspist. Here is the full guideline from The Society of British Neurological Surgeons and The British Association of Spinal Surgeons. NICE guidance on Low back … Continue reading Episode 34: Back pain


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 12 July 2019  n/a
 
 

Episode 33: Psychosomatic Illness


Many thanks to Suzanne O’Sullivan for her time in putting this podcast together. Her excellent books “It’s all in your head” and “Brainstorm” are well worth a read.   It is certainly one of the PHEMcast recordings which is going to change my own practice the most.   We can all find these patient’s challenging … Continue reading Episode 33: Psychosomatic Illness


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 31 March 2019  n/a
 
 

Episode 32: Ketamine


    Huge thanks to the team at World Extreme Medicine and WEM Cast for sharing the interview with Richard Harris.     Dosing These are a guide only, each patient will need a bespoke approach depending on their pre-existing condition, degree of cardiovascular compromise, conscious level and drugs already administered. Clearly you … Continue reading Episode 32: Ketamine


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 03 March 2019  n/a
 
 

Episode 31: Stroke & Dizziness


  The Danish mnemonic to help remember the elements of a cerebellar neurological examination: There are lots of Youtube videos to demonstrate these signs, here are a few which I thought were particularly helpful: Disdiadochokinesis Ataxia Nystagmus Intention tremor If you would like to read more, there is a blog post Martin and I wrote … Continue reading Episode 31: Stroke & Dizziness


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 22 January 2019  n/a
 
 

Episode 30: Head injury


Quite a few of our previous podcasts include content which is relevant to this Head Injury one. Why not go back and have a listen to: Episode 3: Hyperoxia Episode 20: End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Episode 28: LOST (Low Output State in Trauma) Munroe-Kellie Doctrine The Munroe-Kellie Doctrine is illustrated by the following pictures: Or, … Continue reading Episode 30: Head injury


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 29 October 2018  n/a
 
 


  Another invitation to the Trauma Care Conference this year inspired us to combine two of the excellent speakers into this podcast considering major incidents. Thanks to both our speakers for sharing their talks from the conference.   Trauma Care offer more than the annual conference; there are monthly webinars and regional meetings too, click … Continue reading


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 04 July 2018  45m
 
 

Episode 28: LOST


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 16 April 2018  28m
 
 

Episode 27: Checklists


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 09 February 2018  51m
 
 

Episode 26: Tranexamic Acid


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 18 January 2018  37m