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8.2Why do we need to be on the lookout for allergic rhinitis in children? (12 mins)
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Allergic rhinitis 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. In this interview we discuss the role of the pharmacist in diagnosis and correct treatment, specifically in children.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Jessica Tattersall, Allergist & Medical Rhinologist, SydneyDr Jessica Tattersall, Allergist & Medical Rhinologist, Sydney
  • Professor Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Clinical Pharmacist, The Woolcock Institute & University of SydneyProfessor Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Clinical Pharmacist, The Woolcock Institute & University of Sydney
8.1Updated guidelines for proactive management of osteoarthritis (11 mins)
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Osteoarthritis is one of the commonest complaints heard by pharmacists, so in this interview we discuss how to identify patients that require joint support, non-pharmacological strategies, first line treatments and the role of nutraceuticals.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Treasure McGuire, Pharmacist, Pharmacologist, Mater Hospital, Brisbane & Lecturer, UQ & Bond UniversitiesDr Treasure McGuire, Pharmacist, Pharmacologist, Mater Hospital, Brisbane & Lecturer, UQ & Bond Universities
7.1The Role that Pharmacists Can Play in Ensuring Good Asthma Control (8 mins)
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The Asthma Control Test; listen how this simple test can help you assist your patients improve their asthma control.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Linda Stephens, Pharmacist, GlaxoSmithKline LondonLinda Stephens, Pharmacist, GlaxoSmithKline London
7.2An 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

Interviewees

  • 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
7.3Practical Case Studies in Type 2 Diabetes (11 mins)
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Death, coronary artery disease, stroke, renal failure, limb amputations, blindness, are all complications of diabetes. Early control with the appropriate medication is vital, so to help us navigate the maze of type 2 diabetes, listen to this interview with Prof Richard O’Brien from Austin Health.

 

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Richard O’Brien, Endocrinologist, Austin Health, MelbourneProfessor Richard O’Brien, Endocrinologist, Austin Health, Melbourne
7.4Travel Health & Vaccinations: The Role of the Pharmacist (13 mins)
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Australians travelling to hepatitis B and A endemic areas may be at risk of acquiring both the hepatitis B and A virus through everyday holiday activities. The pharmacy is often the first place a traveller heads to before they’re going overseas, so we discuss the role pharmacists can play in advocating for vaccination and encouraging travellers to seek advice from their GP.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • 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
7.5The Updated Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management (5 mins)
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‘National Stroke Week’ in September launched the updated ‘Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management’. The number of strokes in Australia continues to rise, but advancements in treatment mean it is no longer a death sentence for thousands of people, so what are the evidence based recommendations for the management of stroke care, which aim to strengthen health systems and improve stroke outcomes?

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Associate Professor Bruce Campbell, Chair, Stroke Foundation Clinical CouncilAssociate Professor Bruce Campbell, Chair, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council
7.6What Resources Are Available for Your Breast Cancer Patients? (8 mins)
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A breast cancer diagnosis can be incredibly difficult for the patient to receive. We talk with the BCNA about the support and resources that are available, from that very first moment and throughout the entire journey, helping patients to feel less alone on what can be a really difficult experience.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Kirsten Pilatti, General Manager Strategic Projects, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)Kirsten Pilatti, General Manager Strategic Projects, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)
7.0FULL EDITION 7 (58 mins)
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This audio file contains all 6 interviews on this edition.

  • Track 1, The Role that Pharmacists Can Play in Ensuring Good Asthma Control
  • Track 2, An Overview of Meningococcal B Vaccination
  • Track 3, Practical Case Studies in Type 2 Diabetes
  • Track 4, Travel Health & Vaccinations: The Role of the Pharmacist
  • Track 5, The Updated Clinical Guidelines for Stroke Management
  • Track 6, What Resources Are Available for Your Breast Cancer Patients?

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

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Catherine Bronger

Interviewees

  • Linda Stephens, Pharmacist, GSK LondonLinda Stephens, Pharmacist, GSK London
  • A/Prof Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GSK Asia PacificA/Prof Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GSK Asia Pacific
  • Professor Richard O’Brien, Endocrinologist, Austin Health, MelbourneProfessor Richard O’Brien, Endocrinologist, Austin Health, Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Bruce Campbell, Chair, Stroke Foundation Clinical CouncilAssociate Professor Bruce Campbell, Chair, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council
  • Kirsten Pilatti, General Manager Strategic Projects, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)Kirsten Pilatti, General Manager Strategic Projects, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA)
6.12017 Influenza Vaccination Update (10 mins)
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AUS/FLU6/0006/17. Date of approval: March 2017

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Dr John D’Arcy

Interviewees

  • A/Prof Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GSK Asia PacificA/Prof Michael Nissen, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, GSK Asia Pacific

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