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With media and government attention on opioid prescribing lately, GP’s may have concerns about how to appropriately prescribe opioids for patients with moderate-severe acute pain, following discharge from hospital. There is a lot to consider, for example: whether they’re required, what’s the most effective, the potential for abuse. There needs to be a careful balance, so listen to learn more…
Diabetes is the most common contributor to the burden of chronic kidney disease in our population. Type 2 diabetes is responsible for around a third of new presentations onto dialysis or end-stage requiring transplantation. So, in this interview we talk through kidney disease in the context of diabetes and a step-wise approach to patient review and treatment options.
Allergic rhinitis (AR) has really significant impacts on quality of life, sleep, social, and general health. For children this can cause daytime fatigue, difficulty concentrating, even dropping a grade in their HSC during that spring pollen time of year. Listen to learn more about AR, specifically in children.
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No one knows what it’s like to have COPD, not doctors or nurses, really. People with COPD are the only ones who can speak from experience. However, with the right treatments and appropriate inhalers, we (GPs) can help our patients be able to walk to the shops again or climb that flight of stairs, making a huge difference to their quality of life. So, listen to this interview to learn more.
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.
In Australia every year up to 3,500 people die of influenza, and tens of thousands of people are hospitalised due to influenza and its complications. Pregnant women bear a disproportionate burden from influenza infection, so there couldn’t be a more important time to talk about influenza vaccine in pregnancy….
We hope you’ve had a great start to 2019 but while it’s a happy time for most, for many it’s not. Over six million working days are lost every year because of depression. GP turned Psychiatrist, Tom Paterson talks about the different aspects of depression and how they affect our choice of treatment.
New screening programs in Australia will help improve the detection rates of DR, leading to earlier detection and treatment. How can we shift the care from what is now, expensive hospital-based care, where ophthalmologists need laser treatment and intensive anti-VEFG injections, towards more primary and secondary care?
The initial management of diabetes after diagnosis is critical. It is often easier to get good glycaemic control at that point in time and the legacy effect of early tight control is going to convey benefits to the patient for years to come. To learn more listen to this interview with Professor Greg Fulcher.
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