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133.6Atrial Fibrillation is Predicted to Rise – What’s the Role of the GP? (12 mins)
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Stroke prevention is the primary goal when treating patients with atrial fibrillation – if we can prevent stroke, we can allow these patients to have similar longevity as opposed to patients in the general population. It’s important for GPs to assess all the risk factors for both stroke and potential bleeding in patients, in this interview we review how to do that, including some useful tools.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Jason Kaplan, Cardiologist, Macquarie University, SydneyDr Jason Kaplan, Cardiologist, Macquarie University, Sydney
133.7An Overview of Meningococcal B Vaccination (12 mins)
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Meningococcal B disease is unpredictable, difficult to diagnose, can have rapid-onset and have devastating and potentially deadly consequences. It’s important to realise that it can now be prevented by vaccination, so we discuss who’s at risk and the efficacy, safety and schedule of meningococcal B vaccination.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

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  • Associate Professor Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs & Public Health, GSK Asia PacificAssociate Professor Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs & Public Health, GSK Asia Pacific
133.0FULL EDITION 133 (73 mins)
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This audio file contains all 7 interviews on this edition.

  • Track 1, The GP’s Role in Managing Patients with Breast Cancer who have Bone Metastases
  • Track 2, What Resources Are Available for Your Breast Cancer Patients?
  • Track 3, MHT – Why is it Important for all Women to have Access to the Same Recommendations & Treatments?
  • Track 4, Vitamin D Deficiency – Who’s at Risk?
  • Track 5, The Updated Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management
  • Track 6, AF is Predicted to Rise – What’s the Role of the GP?
  • Track 7, An Overview of Meningococcal B Vaccination

To view reference lists or product information please go to the individual tracks.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

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Interviewees

  • Dr Richard De Boer, Medical Oncologist, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre & Epworth Hospital, Melbourne.Dr Richard De Boer, Medical Oncologist, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre & Epworth Hospital, Melbourne.
  • Kirsten Pilatti, General Manager Strategic Projects, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)Kirsten Pilatti, General Manager Strategic Projects, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)
  • Dr Deborah Bateson, Medical Director, Family Planning NSWDr Deborah Bateson, Medical Director, Family Planning NSW
  • Professor Rod Baber, Head of The Menopause Clinic, Royal North Shore HospitalProfessor Rod Baber, Head of The Menopause Clinic, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • Professor Gustavo Duque, Geriatrician, University of MelbourneProfessor Gustavo Duque, Geriatrician, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Robin Daly, Exercise Physiologist, Deakin UniversityProfessor Robin Daly, Exercise Physiologist, Deakin University
  • Associate Professor Bruce Campbell, Chair, Stroke Foundation Clinical CouncilAssociate Professor Bruce Campbell, Chair, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council
  • Dr Jason Kaplan, Cardiologist, Macquarie University, SydneyDr Jason Kaplan, Cardiologist, Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Associate Professor Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs & Public Health, GSK Asia PacificAssociate Professor Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs & Public Health, GSK Asia Pacific
132.1Osteoporosis is a Serious Condition – Don’t Miss It (13 mins)
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There are more than five million Australian men and women who have osteoporosis or osteopenia, with 150,000 fractures annually. We discuss the personal impact of the disease, including what happens when somebody has a fracture and they don’t even know about it.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

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  • Associate Professor Rory Clifton-Bligh, Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, SydneyAssociate Professor Rory Clifton-Bligh, Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
132.2MHT, More Choice than Oestrogen & Progestin (10 mins)
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Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT) can be a quagmire for some GPs, so in this interview we talk about some really important recent advances in therapy options for women who are seeking MHT.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Bronwyn Stuckey, Endocrinologist, Keogh Institute, St Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WAProfessor Bronwyn Stuckey, Endocrinologist, Keogh Institute, St Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA
132.350% of Patients with Diabetes have Chronic Kidney Disease (10 mins)
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You can lose up to 90% of kidney function before any symptoms appear. With this in mind, when a patient with type 2 diabetes walks through the clinic door, we need to both recognise and look for kidney disease.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Rob MacGinley, Nephrologist, Monash University, VictoriaProfessor Rob MacGinley, Nephrologist, Monash University, Victoria
132.4Heart Failure; It’s Common, Expensive, & Kills (10 mins)
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Heart failure is a growing problem with an estimated 61,000 patients diagnosed annually, and the incidence is increasing exponentially, This translates to a significant healthcare burden and one that GPs are increasingly going to be involved in managing. We begin this 3 part series discussing the burden of heart failure.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord HospitalProfessor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord Hospital
132.5How to Choose the Right Patient (10 mins)
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In our last interview we heard about the burden of heart failure in Australia, in the second interview in this series we discuss the role of the GP and the cardiologist, as well as how how to optimise treatment.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord HospitalProfessor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord Hospital
  • Dr Anita Sharma, GP, BrisbaneDr Anita Sharma, GP, Brisbane
132.6A Patients Journey with Heart Failure (10 mins)
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GPs see a lot of chronic diseases and heart failure is one of them. We discuss a typical heart failure patient and their journey with the condition, focusing on the importance of multidisciplinary care, which begins in the hospital and continues after discharge.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord HospitalProfessor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord Hospital
  • Dr Anita Sharma, GP, BrisbaneDr Anita Sharma, GP, Brisbane
  • Professor Andrea Driscoll, Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, VictoriaProfessor Andrea Driscoll, Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, Victoria
132.0FULL EDITION 132 (70 mins)
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This audio file contains all 6 interviews on this edition.

  • Track 1, Osteoporosis is a Serious Condition – Don’t Miss It
  • Track 2, MHT, More Choice than Oestrogen & Progestin
  • Track 3, 50% of Patients with Diabetes have Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Track 4, Heart Failure; It’s Common, Expensive, & Kills
  • Track 5, How to Choose the Right Patient for Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan)
  • Track 6, A Patients Journey with Heart Failure

To view reference lists or product information please go to the individual tracks.

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Associate Professor Rory Clifton-Bligh, Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, SydneyAssociate Professor Rory Clifton-Bligh, Department of Endocrinology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
  • Professor Bronwyn Stuckey, Endocrinologist, Keogh Institute, St Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WAProfessor Bronwyn Stuckey, Endocrinologist, Keogh Institute, St Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA
  • Professor Rob MacGinley, Nephrologist, Monash University, VictoriaProfessor Rob MacGinley, Nephrologist, Monash University, Victoria
  • Professor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord HospitalProfessor Andrew Sindone, Cardiologist, Director, Heart Failure Unit, Concord Hospital
  • Dr Anita Sharma, GP, BrisbaneDr Anita Sharma, GP, Brisbane
  • Professor Andrea Driscoll, Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, VictoriaProfessor Andrea Driscoll, Heart Failure Nurse Practitioner, Victoria

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