General practitioner Dr Andrew Leech interviews Professor Peter Richmond about the current state of invasive meningococcal disease in Australia, its epidemiology and the real-world evidence around the vaccination recommendations.
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[Expert video | Duration: 7:09] Watch Professor John Dixon provide insight into the food addiction model and its implications on overweight and obesity, and how it can form the basis of effective weight management in general practice.
[Expert video | Duration: 11:06] With new Australian consensus recommendations and available therapies for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), GPs now have further options for optimising management of their HFrEF patients. Listen to Dr Chee Khoo discuss the updated recommendations and its implications for clinical practice, in both current and newly diagnosed patients.
[Expert video | Duration: 15:52] Addiction medicine specialist Professor Nick Lintzeris discusses the key elements of assessing and managing opioid dependence, and outlines the options available for MATOD (medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence) in general practice.
Listen to practicing general practitioner, Anita Sharma, discuss the importance of vaccination in adult populations and the impact primary care can have in protecting older Australians from infectious diseases with leading experts in the field of aged care and immunology.
[Expert video | Duration: 6:06] 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.
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.