Listen to our experienced medical broadcasters, moderating engaging and educational discussions with leading experts and key opinion leaders. Each interview is ~10 minutes, so you can listen anywhere, anytime, to stay up-to-date on the go. Continuing professional development is also available for this program, click on the ‘accreditation points icon' for further details. Interviews are provided exclusively for healthcare professionals, available online, via podcast, and complimentary audio CD.
Mental Health. Most mental health care is delivered through general practice, with GPs providing mental health care to 75% of those seeking such help. Listen to this interview with Prof. Malcolm Hopwood where we discuss the residual effects that some patients may experience after treatment for MDD, even when they show an improvement in depressive symptoms.
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Mental Health. The choice of antipsychotic requires careful consideration to balance short-term need for effective control of schizophrenia-positive symptoms while ensuring minimal long-term side effects. Here we discuss options within the atypical antipsychotic range.
Immunisation Special Feature; This year has seen a number of changes in immunisations, so to help GPs stay up-to-date we discuss; the new flu vaccines in children, under 65s, 65 and overs, and in pregnancy. As well as pertussis vaccination in pregnancy, and meningococcal vaccinations.
Immunisation Special Feature; Invasive meningococcal disease, it’s a rare but potentially deadly infection. Serogroup B remains an important cause of disease in young children, contributing to 42% of cases in infants under 12 months in 2017. In this interview we discuss the importance of meningococcal B vaccination in infants.
Type 2 Diabetes. Case Studies can be an informative and useful part of every physician’s medical education. Here we present 3 typical patient case studies in type 2 diabetes, to provide practical tips and work through how we can help our patients achieve better glycaemic control.
Type 2 Diabetes. The future is looking somewhat bleak, at the moment we have 1.72 million people currently living with type 2 diabetes. The NDSS Registry has ~1.2 million of those, so there is a group of patients who potentially could be walking around with diabetic retinopathy that aren’t even registered. We discuss the role of GPs and ophthalmic health care professionals in this area.
Men’s Health Week (11-17th June). Testosterone deficiency is a common phenomenon whereby as men age their natural production of testosterone decreases, but sometimes testosterone can decrease due to medical conditions, so how do we diagnose and when should it be treated?
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Just one fracture can be devastating to a patient, especially if the first fracture is a hip fracture. In Australia 66% of adults over 50 have either osteoporosis or osteopenia, so we discuss screening, the new MBS codes, risk profiles and more in this interview.
Menopause hormone therapy (MHT) remains the gold standard for treating vasomotor symptoms among the symptomatic peri- and early postmenopausal women. Prescribing MHT is in the domain of the GP, so this interview is a practical tutorial, to assist GPs in providing symptom relief around menopause.
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