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Edition 134, track 1, December 2017. Identifying symptoms of depression and patient willingness to start treatment are key challenges to effective treatment. Patient preference, as well as the features of the episode are important considerations, so we talk to both a patient and David Hogan about patient-centred care for depression.
Edition 134, track 2, December 2017. Medical jargon can be confusing for patients, so we discuss a useful resource that helps to take away the confusion. Through illustrated flip-through stories, patients can learn about depression, symptoms, treatments, support groups and the emotional roller coaster that comes with living with depression.
Edition 134, track 3, December 2017. Individuals with psychosis are more likely than the general community to develop obesity and to die prematurely from heart disease. As GPs we need to be aware of the different antipsychotic therapies available and their effect on weight gain and metabolic health.
Edition 134, track 4, December 2017. For many patients getting a good night’s rest can be difficult. Insomnia can not only effect a person’s quality of life but can also impact on their long-term health. It’s a complex condition which many GPs see frequently, so we discuss a new treatment to the insomnia landscape.
Edition 134, track 5, December 2017. Patient’s that are on a statin with high triglycerides and low HDL, still remain at a high risk of cardiovascular events. Why? In this interview we look at the evidence and current guidelines.
Edition 134, track 6, December 2017. Collectively, rare diseases affect around 10% of the Australian population. Diagnosis is often difficult or delayed, so it’s important to consider rare diseases when diagnosing patients. The GP is uniquely placed to look at the patient and their family in a holistic way. Listen to this interview to learn what to look out for.
Edition 134, December 2017. This audio file contains all 6 interviews on this edition.
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Edition 133, track 1, October 2017. October is ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month’ and up to one in five women with breast cancer go on to develop metastatic disease. Of those with metastatic disease, approximately three quarters have bone metastases, so in this interview we talk about the GP’s role in managing patients with breast cancer who have bone metastases.
Edition 133, track 2, October 2017. A breast cancer diagnosis can be incredibly difficult for both the GP to deliver and the patient to receive. We talk with the BCNA about the support and resources that are available, from that very first moment and throughout the entire journey, helping patients to feel less alone on what can be a really difficult experience.
Edition 133, track 3, October 2017. The landscape of menopause hormone therapy (MHT) has shifted over the last 15 years, so it’s important that healthcare professionals are up-to-date with current recommendations and guidelines. Menopause is a natural event that will come to every woman, and about 20% will have severe symptoms, so how can you assist your patients?
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