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Acute Care

Assessment of the Unwell Patient

I talk to Dr Sarah White, an anaesthetic registrar at Chester about assessing an unwell patient. We deliberately chose to use an example case of a breathless asthmatic patient simply because extremely short of breath patients are unforgivably scary for doctors of any stage in training, even experienced consultants. At a later date, we will […]

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Working Life

Call On Me!

I talk to Scott Williams once again to discuss an on call shift and some of the ideas we have that may improve how the shift works for you. Please listen to the podcast at the end and tell us of helpful tips you think may enhance how others manage their shifts. Our focus for the […]

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Working Life

 Working 9-5………ish

Gareth speaks with Dr Scott Williams, a clinical fellow on ITU at Chester and previous Core Medical Trainee about some handy tips to help Foundation Doctors excel when working on a ward. Working on a ward is synonymous with being a junior doctor. In the UK Foundation Programme, we can rotate through up to 6 […]

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Acute Care

Sepsis

Hello, welcome to the first clinical podcast and blog from FOAMdation. The following podcast was recorded 13/1/17 with Dr Santokh Singh, Consultant Anaesthetist and Intensivist at the Countess of Chester Hospital, England. Dr Singh is also the sepsis lead for the hospital and is currently working to update the hospital sepsis policies in line with […]