Theoretical advantages of sentinel node biopsies for melanoma patients
Professor Anthony Dixon, Honorary Professor at the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and Director of Education: Australasian College of Cutaneous Oncology, discusses the results from a large random prospective randomized control trial used to determine whether or not there are theoretical advantages of sentinel node biopsies for melanoma patients, what was involved in the trial, and what the results mean for practitioners.
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Common genetic issues that arise in general practice clinical consultations
Dr Grant Blashki, Associate Professor, Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, discusses some of the common genetic issues that arise in general practice clinical consultations, and the importance of ensuring patients and their families adequately understand what is involved in the testing.
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New noninvasive prenatal tests and their place in antenatal screening
Dr Jane Woolcock, Staff Specialist at Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide and Senior Lecturer at University of Adelaide, describes the new noninvasive prenatal tests and their place in antenatal screening.
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Dr Amy Pennay, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research, Turning Point, discusses some of the reasons why alcohol is such a popular and valued commodity in Australia, as well as some of the common problems caused by alcohol.
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GP supervisor research skills
Dr Penny Abbott, Senior Lecturer with the Department of General Practice at the University of Western Sydney, discusses the needs, motivators and barriers of GP supervisors when using and participating in research.
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Perinatal mental health
Professor Anne Buist, Director of Women's Mental Health at the University of Melbourne, Austin Health and Northpark hospital discusses perinatal mental health with a particular focus on managing medications in general practice
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The child having difficulties at school
Professor Frank Oberklaid, Director of the Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, talks about the role of the GP in assessment of the child who is having difficulties at school.
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Professor Roy Beran discusses the diagnosis and management of chronic headaches, including issues regarding definition of headaches, recognition of secondary headaches and the use of the ‘continuum of headache’ model.
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Epilepsy in adults
Dr Meng Tan introduces current issues in the diagnosis and management of adult epilepsy, including classification of epileptic seizures and the role of general practitioners in management of this condition.
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