Our videos and podcasts are the perfect bitesize education to refresh knowledge and hear from key opinion leaders and experts as they discuss key management and diagnosis issues. Get up to date in 10 minutes or less!
General practitioner Dr Sanjay Bhargava discusses practical tips for managing COPD in general practice, with guidance on differentiating COPD from asthma, usage of spirometry and patient education and inhaler technique.
This series of podcasts aims to provide general practitioners (GPs) and other healthcare professionals with the latest clinically relevant information and opinions from experts in T2DM about the appropriate management of patients with T2DM in primary care, particularly regarding insulin therapy.
Watch the recording of this lively and entertaining MEDTalk presented by three prominent GPs with deep expertise in diabetes as they debate whether, in this new realm of diabetes management, the older sovereign, insulin, should now be consigned to the retirement village of history.
Gonzalo Jacome, Senior Staff Clinician, Centre for Eye Health, UNSW discusses how general practitioners can provide effective first-line care for a range of eye conditions. Ways to diagnose eye conditions in a telehealth consultation are explored, as well as the identification of ocular emergencies and coordinating care with optometrists in glaucoma management.
Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in Australia and is significantly underdiagnosed, but increased testing and targeted management can improve outcomes. A/Prof Ralph Audehm discusses the proactive identification of patients who may be iron deficient, and outlines useful management methods involving education, diet and iron supplementation.
General practitioner A/Prof Christopher Pearce outlines how GPs can personalise asthma care to best suit each person's circumstances, and discusses the role of self-management and how to communicate effectively with patients including young children.
Specialist sleep physician Dr David Cunnington discusses the ways sleep disorders can be effectively assessed and managed in the primary care setting. The investigation of possible comorbid illnesses is outlined, as well the appropriate use of pharmacological and non-pharmacological strategies.