Network Five: Episode 12 – Christmas special
Participants: Pramod Chandru, Kit Rowe, Harry Hong, Caroline Tyers and Shreyas Iyer.
In this segment, we discuss the important issues surrounding Q fever. Presenter: Dr Harry Hong – ED trainee at Westmead Hospital
- Brookfield CR, Phillips PPJ, Shorten RJ. Q fever-the superstition of avoiding the word “quiet” as a coping mechanism: randomised controlled non-inferiority trial. BMJ. 2019 Dec 18;367:l6446.
In the second segment of the Christmas special, we take you back in time to the 1800s in Australia and find out how to manage snake bite. Presenter: Kit Rowe
- Holmes LS. Case of snake-bite treated with strychnine. Australasian Medical Gazette. 1891; 10: 224
- DEATH FROM THE BITE OF A COBRA-DI-CA PELLA. Argus (Melbourne). April 15, 1867
In this fascinating episode (and final segment of the Christmas special), we examine the potential health risks associated with the festive season! Presenter: Caroline Tyers.
- Mohammad MA, Karlsson S, Haddad J, Cederberg B, Jernberg T, Lindahl B, Fröbert O, Koul S, Erlinge D. Christmas, national holidays, sport events, and time factors as triggers of acute myocardial infarction: SWEDEHEART observational study 1998-2013. BMJ. 2018 Dec 12;363:k4811.
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