08
NOV
2017

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 3, Episode 32

Photo: Kit The thirty second episode of Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics is now available online and on iTunes. In this episode, Dr. Batchelor finally found an indication for steroid injections in carpal tunnel syndrome. . . or did he? Tune in to find out! Listen to the podcast now
01
NOV
2017

Bring your OR Nurse to Banff in 2018!

OR Nurses are invited to participate in the CPD for Enhanced Surgical Skills (ESS) Program in Banff on Jan 17 + 18, 2018. Following very positive evaluations after our last program, RNs are invited, and will be sponsored, to return to the ESS Program in Banff in 2018. In addition...
04
OCT
2017

Really Rural Surgery and Obstetrics, Season 3, Episode 31

Photo: Mike Steele The thirty first episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this sugar-free episode, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Vicky Haines discuss the benefit of chewing bubble gum after Caesarian section. Does Hubba Bubba help people poop after...
19
JUN
2017

Really Rural Surgery – Season 3, Episode 30

Illustration from “Life and Health: A text-book on physiology for high schools, academies and normal schools” by Blaisdell, Albert F., 1910. The thirtieth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this episode, Dr. Batchelor flies solo...
19
JUN
2017

Rural Surgery Summit 2017

The Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) is convening a Rural Surgery Summit as part of the national Canadian Surgery Forum (CSF) in Victoria on September 14, 2017. Learn more about this accredited CME/CPD event.
18
MAY
2017

Commentary on curriculum training for rural physicians published

Margaret Burnett et. al. have published a commentary in response to George Carson’s Curriculum Training for Rural Physicians article in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Canada. The citation for the commentary is: Burnett, M, Iglesias, S, Siverston, J, Blake, J,...
18
MAY
2017

Really Rural Surgery – Season 3, Episode 29

Photo: Steve Jurvetson The twenty ninth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this mouthful for a title episode, Dr. Batchelor and the most frequent repeat offender, Dr. Nicole Ebert, discuss the benefits of fixed interval pain control after...
30
MAR
2017

Really Rural Surgery – Season 3, Episode 28

Collage: B Batchelor   The twenty eighth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this episode, Dr. Batchelor discusses international health with Dr. Paul Thistle, a Canadian OB/GYN who has been working in Zimbabwe for the last 26 years....
01
MAR
2017

Really Rural Surgery – Season 3, Episode 27

Credit: CJ Sorg   The twenty seventh episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor is joined by his colleague Dr. Andreas Mostert to discuss whether tonsillectomy for recurrent or chronic pharyngitis actually does...
31
JAN
2017

Season 3, Episode 26: The negative appendix

Credit: J (appendix), RCCbc (sign) The twenty sixth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. David Kermode returns to the show to discuss what to do when you’ve gone in suspecting appendicitis but it turns out to look...