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December

Multimorbidity

Professor Mark Harris discusses the increasing problem of multimorbidity and possible approaches to better managing these patients in general practice

Duration: 28 minutes 2 seconds
File size: 8MB

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Overdiagnosis

Professor Jenny Doust introduces the concept of overdiagnosis and describes the various ways this is occurring in general practice and the potential harms associated

Duration: 17 minutes 10 seconds
File size: 5MB

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Resource allocation

Dr Patrick Byrnes talks about resource allocation in general practice outlining potential sources of time waste and some practical suggestions for achieving optimal outcomes for our effort

Duration: 18 minutes 41 seconds
File size: 5MB

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November

Osteoarthritis

Professor Graeme Jones discusses the epidemiology, pathophysiology and management of osteoarthritis, including current and potential future treatment options.

Duration: 9 minutes 40 seconds
File size: 3MB

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October

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Dr Alberta Hoi considers systemic lupus erythematosus including the variety of presentations, diagnosis and management options

Duration: 9 minutes 33 seconds
File size: 3MB

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Multiple myeloma

Dr Dipti Talaulikar discusses multiple myeloma including when to consider the diagnosis, and management options

Duration: 17 minutes 57 seconds
File size: 5MB

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September

Bipolar disorder

Philip Mitchell discusses the diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder

Duration: 20 minutes 46 seconds
File size: 6MB

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SSRIs and adolescents

Michael Gordon reviews the side effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in adolescents

Duration: 8 minutes 52 seconds
File size: 3MB

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Early response to psychological trauma

Associate Professor Darryl Wade talks about early response to psychological trauma and what GPs can do.

Duration: 15 minutes 15 seconds
File size: 4MB

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August

Obesity in general practice

Professor John Dixon discusses the management of obesity in general practice including first line lifestyle interventions and more intensive treatment strategies.

Duration: 26 minutes 1 seconds
File size: 7MB

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Metabolic Syndrome

Professor Mark Harris discusses the Metabolic Syndrome including how and why to make the diagnosis and principles of management in general practice.

Duration: 19 minutes 18 seconds
File size: 6MB

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Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Dr Alison Nankervis helps us negotiate the confusion around the diagnosis and management Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Duration: 17 minutes 56 seconds
File size: 5MB

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July

Hepatitis B infection

Dr Benjamin Cowie discusses the epidemiology, natural history and management of hepatitis B infection, including screening tests, public health issues and current treatment options.

Duration: 21 minutes 9 seconds
File size: 6MB

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Hepatitis C infection

Dr Sally Bell discusses the problem of hepatitis C infection in Australia, including epidemiology, natural history, co-morbidities and current treatment options

Duration: 18 minutes 45 seconds
File size: 5MB

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Patients with medically unexplained symptoms

Dr Louise Stone discusses her research article in the July issue of AFP on GP management of patients with medically unexplained symptoms.

Duration: 15 minutes 29 seconds
File size: 4MB

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June

Varicose veins assessment and management

Mr Neil Wright, a vascular surgeon, discusses the varicose veins assessment and management options.

Duration: 16 minutes 33 seconds
File size: 5MB

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Aneurysms

Mr Jason Chuen, a vascular surgeon, discusses aneurysms with a focus on abdominal aortic aneurysms.

Duration: 22 minutes 18 seconds
File size: 6MB

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Chronic disease knowledge

Dr Annabelle Hocking, a GP researcher, discusses factors associated with patients being unaware of their chronic disease.

Duration: 11 minutes 40 seconds
File size: 3MB

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May

Wind problems in the bowels

Professor Terry Bolin discusses wind problems in the bowels, including causes, differential diagnoses, investigations, management and more.

Duration: 12 minutes 7 seconds
File size: 3MB

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Older people with mild cognitive impairment and driving

Mr David Johnson discusses his recent study on the views of older people with mild cognitive impairment on their driving ability.

Duration: 6 minutes 27 seconds
File size: 2MB

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Minimising patient harm from alcohol and drug use

Dr Linda Berends considers a range of evidence based strategies within primary health care to effectively minimise patient harm from alcohol and drug usage.

Duration: 12 minutes 13 seconds
File size: 4MB

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Male reproductive problems

Associate Professor Wijesinha provides a wide ranging and comprehensive discussion on the presentation, investigation and management of common male reproductive problems including erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation and more.

Duration: 20 minutes 21 seconds
File size: 6MB

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April

Tendon injuries

Associate Professor Justin Paoloni discusses tendon injuries and provides some very practical tips for assessing and managing these problems in general practice.

Duration: 12 minutes 41 seconds
File size: 4MB

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Presenteeism

Dr Kristy Sanderson discusses the concept of Presenteeism, its potential health implications and the role of the GP in its detection and management.

Duration: 12 minutes 58 seconds
File size: 4MB

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Returning to work after injury

Dr Peter Fenner discusses an approach to returning to work after injury and some strategies to optimise recovery for our patients.

Duration: 21 minutes 13 seconds
File size: 6MB

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Workplace bullying

Dr Deborah Askew provides some insights from her research into workplace bullying and looks at how this applies to the general practice as a workplace

Duration: 21 minutes 26 seconds
File size: 6MB

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March

Opioid use

Dr Simon Holliday discusses chronic non malignant pain and opioid use.

Duration: 24 minutes 57 seconds
File size: 6MB

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Neuropathic pain

Dr Milana Votrubec discusses neuropathic pain and its management.

Duration: 11 minutes 1 seconds
File size: 3MB

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January/February

Non-drug interventions

Paul Glasziou discusses a new series on non-drug interventions

Duration: 10 minutes 28 seconds
File size: 3MB

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Drug allergies, side effects and intolerances

William Smith discusses drug allergies, side effects and intolerances

Duration: 20 minutes 18 seconds
File size: 6MB

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Therapeutic drug monitoring

Dr Catherine Lucas discusses the place of therapeutic drug monitoring.

Duration: 9 minutes 13 seconds
File size: 3MB

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