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When treating hypertension, we’re not treating the patient to lower their blood pressure, we’re treating the patient to lower their risk, we’re trying to prevent a heart attack, a stroke, heart failure or dying, so it’s all about treating them well and treating them as best as possible. Prof. Sindone talks through his advice and tips on the management of hypertension.
GPs are on the front line when it comes to treating depression, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. In this interview we discuss the CHEER index which taps into both positively and negatively valenced mood, and can easily be brought into a clinical discussion to assess if our patients have returned to their usual ability to both enjoy things, but also grieve or feel sadness appropriately.
Patients on medication for schizophrenia are at an increased risk of metabolic syndrome, but also early death. It’s important to support our patients for both their mental health needs and their physical concerns, and this all needs to happen in partnership between the psychiatrist, GP and other health professionals. In this interview Prof. Warden talks through how to manage the complex needs of people with schizophrenia.
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Shingles, it’s more than just a rash; postherpetic neuralgia, facial scaring, vision loss and increased risk of stroke – these are all possible complications. In this interview we discuss vaccination as GP recommendation is the most important predictor of vaccine uptake.
Vaccination: Australians who are 65 or over may not consider themselves to be older Australians, and may not understand that once they reach 65 the risk of developing pneumococcal disease increases significantly. As the flu season approaches, it’s an ideal opportunity to talk to patients about concomitant vaccination against pneumococcal disease.
World Osteoporosis Day is nearly here… October 20th. If someone’s sustained a minimal trauma fracture, the next one is most likely to occur within 12 months, so seize the day and screen, diagnose, treat, and prevent that next fracture. This interview really gets to the heart of the condition, by discussing some important questions asked by us, us GPs at the coal face.
September marks Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness Month: When patients present with symptoms of shortness of breath and cough, we may first think about asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but there are some more rare conditions that we need to consider; these include the interstitial lung diseases… Listen to learn more.
Mental Health Awareness Month: In this interview we discuss 3 different patient case studies; Tim’s 16 and presenting with symptoms of schizophrenia for the first time. Christine is 26 and stable, but feels lethargic and sedated, and Nathan, who has some metabolic concerns…. what should we do next in a general practice setting?
Mental Health Awareness Month: We’re often told with blood pressure that we should combine antihypertensives, at lower doses in order to reduce side-effects and achieve good control. In this interview we explore if this is the same rationale that we should have when treating depression.
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