Free Radicals Paramedic Podcast show

Free Radicals Paramedic Podcast

Summary: The paramedic world is like finishing school. You have already achieved so much, but still young and full of potential. The pre-hospital world is a big one. We are just three blokes trying to make sense of it. Free radicals is about sharing our love of this world, through education, ramblings and debate. Join the team and their guests as we look at the present, contemplate the future, and examine the controversy.

Podcasts:

 10: Episode 10 - Pre-hospital Reperfusion. Principles of Excellence | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2237

The coronary reperfusion package is arguably the most influential clinical intervention on patient outcomes.  Today we look at this package, and how we go about delivering it well.   It comes down to three principles of excellence.  Accuracy, Efficiency, Safety.

 9: Episode 9: Clinical Priorities | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1886

Aaron takes us through a number of cases this week and asks "What are your clinical priorities?" Today is a more based on opinion and experience, which always makes for a good debate.  Topics include STEMI's, multi-system trauma, and sepsis.  Music by Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 8: Episode 8: Followership | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1727

This week is all about Followership. This is opposite of leadership but equally as important.  Today we touch on the different types of followers, and how this relates to the pre-hospital world. Music by Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 7: Episode 7: Back Pain Red Flags | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1717

Today is all about back pain. There are a fair few generic red flags for this complaint. **These are the big take home points!** Saddle Anesthesia Bowel or Urinary dysfunction or loss of control Lower limb weakness or neurology Vulnerable clients (immuno-compromised, cancer, steroid users, IVDU,  Music by  Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 6: Episode 6 - Headache Red Flags | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1488

This is the first installment in our series on clinical assessment. Red flags refer to signs and symptoms found in the patients history of examination which are clinical indicators of possible underlying serious disease. This week it is all about headaches. Aaron takes us through primary and secondary headaches, common features and of course the red flags.  Music by  Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 5: Episode 5: Deadly D and V | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1835

**Episode 5 : Deadly Diarrhea and Vomiting. ** Its not what you think, today we talk about cognitive bias and how it can affect our practice. We relate this back to a case of deadly D's and V's where bias played a role. Here is a great link on cognitive bias in medicine    https://first10em.com/cognitive-errors/  Music by  Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 4: Episode 4 -Leadership | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4120

Today we discuss the article "15 things Mattis taught me about real leadership" https://taskandpurpose.com/gen-mattis-no-mad-dog-told-1st-marine-division-proves  These relate not only to military but to pre-hospital clinicians as well.  **Key points ** "Train train train" "Failure is learning, support the team when we make a mistake" "Never be too big to do the small things when they need to be done" "Attitude is a weapon"  "Engage your brain before you engage your trigger" **From Us!** "Believe in the mission – if you believe, your team will too" "Be the change you want to see" "Everyone can be a leader" **Music ** Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 3: Episode 3 - Death Scripts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1926

Nick, Scott and Aaron are back, discussing a process of delivering bad news. **A Death Script** _"A reproducible method of effectively telling someone that their loved one is dying or has died". _ We discuss what makes up a death script, how we go about having this difficult conversation, and how to get better.  **Music** Say Good Night by Joakim Karud @joakimkarud Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ Music promoted by Audio Library youtu.be/SZkVShypKgM

 2: Episode 2: Re-Thinking Coronary Occlusion: The OMI Manifesto Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1230

Part 1: Tonight we hear from Scott and Nick as we discuss "The OMI Manifesto". For about the topic and to download the original article go to Dr. Smith's ECG Blog http://hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com/2018/04/the-omi-manifesto.html Music by @iksonofficial or https://soundcloud.com/ikson

 3: Episode 2: Re-Thinking Coronary Occlusion: The OMI Manifesto - Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1138

Part 2: Tonight we hear from Scott and Nick as we discuss "The OMI Manifesto". For about the topic and to download the original article go to Dr. Smith's ECG Blog http://hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com/2018/04/the-omi-manifesto.html Music by @iksonofficial or https://soundcloud.com/ikson

 2: Episode 1:PTSD - Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 736

Scott and Nick delve into the hot topic of mental health and PTSD. We are in no way content experts, but both have been affected by symptoms in the past. Today we talk about stigma, support services, personal experiences and coping strategies.   Contact the team at freeradicalsparamedicpodcast@gmail.com or just us on facebook and twitter.

 1: Episode 1: PTSD - Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1507

Scott and Nick delve into the hot topic of mental health and PTSD. We are in no way content experts, but both have been affected by symptoms in the past. Today we talk about stigma, support services, personal experiences and coping strategies.

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