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.
Due to the restrictive inclusion and exclusion criteria, only about 5% of patients with asthma are represented in randomised clinical trials. Real world data facilitates the transition from science into the clinic, so in this interview we discuss the Salford Lung Study with Dave Leather.
When antidepressant therapy is needed, it’s important to consider both efficacy (response rate) and acceptability (treatment discontinuations due to any cause). A recent systematic review and network meta-analysis, published in THE LANCET did just this, so we discuss some of the findings.
All people with diabetes are at risk of developing retinopathy (DR), but early detection and treatment may prevent up to 98% of severe vision loss. This interview discusses screening and recall systems to prevent patients falling through the gaps….
A short product update on an alternative to typical opioids for patients with moderate to severe pain.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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