27
NOV
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Ep. 13

Photo: *bri*   The thirteenth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor and pilot/physician Dr. Henry Chapeski look into a procedure that actually works for treating ingrown toenails. Listen to the podcast now
04
NOV
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 12

Photo: Todd Lappin   The twelfth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor and a very keen family medicine resident, Dr. Andrew Battison, discuss the necessity of an roadside emergency kit when working as a rural...
02
NOV
2015

Joint Position Paper published in CJRM

The Joint Position Paper is now available in the Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. Read it now. The paper was jointly published by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, the Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada,...
28
SEP
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 11

Photo: Lisa Ouellette   The eleventh episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor does a bit of naval gazing and looks to see whether mesh or sutures are better for closing umbilical hernias. Listen to the podcast now
31
AUG
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 10

  The tenth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor speaks with medical student, Nico Merc, about cephalad-caudad expansion of the uterine incision in Caesarean sections. Listen to the podcast now
28
JUL
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 9

Photo: Jason Meredith The ninth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor speaks with BC GP Anesthetist, Dr. Sean Ebert, about a metanalysis of colonoscopy in rural communities. Listen to the podcast now
26
JUN
2015

SAVE THE DATE: CME for GPS, Jan 22, 2016

The CME for GPS returns to Banff, AB on Friday Jan 22nd, 2016, as part of the Rural Emergency Mecicine program Back by popular demand: updates in operative delivery and OB emergencies (Dr Andrew Kotaska, obstetrician, Yellowknife) Day in the OR you never want to have (Dr Garth...
25
JUN
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 8

Photo: US Air Force The eighth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor speaks with Saskachewan physician Dr. Randy Friesen about the complexity of using diagnostic laparoscopy to diagnose acute appendicitis. Listen to...
19
MAY
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 7

  The seventh episode of the Really Rural Surgery podcast is now available! In this podcast Dr. Batchelor and guest Dr. Stuart Johnston check out the hype around corticosteroid injections compared to percutaneous or open release for trigger fingers.
15
APR
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episodes 5 and 6

The fifth and sixth episodes of the Really Rural Surgery podcast are now available! In Episode 5, Dr. Batchelor tries really hard to identify whether NSAIDS are a safe analgesic choice for patients undergoing adenotonsillectomy. In Episode 6, Dr. Batchelor and his podcasting...