Episode 23 – Endocrine & GIT Pharmacology with Dr. Hannah Walravens

Insulin, thyroid drugs and all the magic of corticosteroids! For this episode Dr. Hannah Walravens joins me after a nightshift to go through some details of pharmacology. This is a small but mighty topic as these are some of the most common drugs we prescribe in the ED. I’ve had a little hiatus from the …

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Episode 22 – Pathology of Healing, Immunity and Neoplasia with Dr. Weeda Beg

Wound healing, hypersensitivity and paraneoplastic syndromes. Look, it’s a pretty dry episode but you have to know it for the exam so here we are. I’m joined by the wonderful Dr. Weeda Beg to go through some of those questions that are just really hard to get motivated for. Hypersensitivity and paraneoplastic syndromes come up …

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Episode 20 – Head and Neck Anatomy with Dr. Sophie Richards

Orbits, neck triangles and more foramina than you can handle…Dr. Sophie Richards is in the podcast studio to discuss all things head and neck anatomy.  Another HUGE topic and one that I found particularly challenging. Listen to the end to find out which of these questions literally brought me to tears, then learn how to …

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Episode 18 – Nervous System Physiology with Dr. Aruna Shivam

Action potentials, neurotransmitters and nystagmus! Dr. Aruna Shivam is back for Episode 18 to chat about her favourite subject. We cover all of the ‘must know’ bits as well as a few of the more obscure but still possible questions from this area. I also give an update on how you can help support the …

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Episode 17 – Infectious Diseases Pathology with Dr. Josh Monester

Staph, Strep and maybe even COVID…? Josh is BACK to cover the infectious diseases section of pathology. Most of these questions are about pathogenesis, clinical features and outcomes. There are quite a few ‘regulars’ in this topic – that is, many of these questions have come up across multiple years. We also reckon that the …

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Episode 16 – Analgesic and Anti-Inflammatory Pharmacology with Dr. Shireen Gujral

Ibuprofen, paracetamol and fentanyl! Dr. Shireen Gujral joins me today to discuss some pharmacology. This is Shireen’s second visit to the podcast after joining me back in episode 8. It’s a bit of a shorter one this time around because it’s the week before the exam and I’m sure everyone’s attention span is waning. You …

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Episode 15 – Lower Limb Anatomy (Part 2) with Dr. Anna Morgan

Menisci, cruciate ligaments and the muscles of the leg! Dr. Anna Morgan is back for the long awaited (at least by me) second instalment of Lower Limb Anatomy. Despite my persisting inability to say ‘fibula trochlear’ as part of an answer, we managed to get this one done just in time for those sitting their …

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Episode 14 – Gastrointestinal Pathology with Dr. Kristian Heise

Hepatitis, cholecystitis and ischaemic gut! Episode 14 is jam-packed full of high yield path that is not only super relevant for the exam but is also kind of handy for your clinical life, too. I was joined by the effervescent & charming Dr. Kristian Heise, who divides his time between being an emergency registrar, an …

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