This podcast aims to educate junior doctors on clinical scenarios, particularly those faced by Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior Residents. There is a focus on clinical scenarios that arise on the birth unit.
Summary Writer: Joshua Brousse de Gersigny
Script Writer: Rebecca Taylor
Editors: Rebecca Taylor and Jane McDonnell
Interviewee: Rebecca Taylor
Interviewer: Jane McDonnell
Dr Rebecca (Becky) Taylor is a 6th year O&G trainee. Originally hailing from the UK, she trained at the University of Edinburgh where she also completed her internship and residency, before moving to Australia. She undertook her basic O&G training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. Rebecca is currently undertaking a two year Gynaecology Fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. When Becky’s not knee-deep in amniotic fluid she is a keen swimmer and free diver, a terrible cook and married to an anaesthetist she met at a Cat One Caesarean.
Dr Jane McDonnell is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar based in Sydney. She completed her medical degree at The University of Notre Dame after completing a Bachelor of Medical Science from The University of Sydney. Jane has a Masters in Public Health from the University of New South Wales and has completed an internship at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. In 2019, she was awarded the JMO Teacher of the Year at Royal North Shore Hospital. Jane is interested in women’s and refugee health, teaching and research. Outside of medicine, she enjoys running and sudoku.
With Dr Rebecca Taylor, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Fellow and Dr Jane McDonnell, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Registrar, based in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
This podcast aims to educate junior doctors on clinical scenarios, particularly those faced by O&G SRMOs. There is a focus on clinical scenarios that arise on the birth unit.
Case 1: A 27 year old primigravid woman, Amy, presents to the Birth Unit at 35 weeks gestation with some clear leakage from the vagina since this morning. She has had an uncomplicated pregnancy to date and has been seen by the midwives antenatally. Her last ultrasound was a morphology scan at 20 weeks gestation, which demonstrated normal fetal anatomy and a placenta located on the anterior wall, 7cm clear of the internal os.
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