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Australian Prescriber Podcast
20 minutes | Sep 6, 2021
E114 - Rational prescribing: where are we now?
David Liew talks to Rob Moulds about the challenges facing rational prescribing and quality use of medicines in Australia today.
17 minutes | Aug 23, 2021
E113 – Managing insomnia in primary care
Jo Cheah talks to sleep physician David Cunnington about how GPs and other primary health providers can help patients struggling with lack of sleep.
21 minutes | Aug 9, 2021
E112 – Ocular effects of oral drugs
Dhineli Perera chats with ophthalmologist Hemal Mehta about how commonly prescribed oral drugs can have adverse effects on the eye. What are the symptoms, and the drugs, you should watch out for?
20 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
E111 – Therapeutic Guidelines Pain and Analgesia
Managing pain involves more than just analgesia, as reflected in the Therapeutic Guidelines’ extensive revision of this topic. Justin Coleman chats to pain specialist Chris Hayes about the more holistic, multidimensional approach to pain management.
21 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
E110 – Drugs for secondary stroke prevention
Over 40% of people who have a stroke have another one within 10 years. Dhineli Perera chats to clinical pharmacologist Chris Tremonti about the drugs used to lower the risk of a secondary ischaemic stroke or TIA.
17 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
E109 – Updated anaphylaxis guidelines
Jo Cheah chats to Katie Frith about the latest updates to the anaphylaxis guidelines, and what this means for infants and children and positioning of the patient.
12 minutes | Jun 21, 2021
E108 – Opioid and antidepressant combinations
Ashlea Broomfield chats to Varan Perananthan about prescribing opioids and antidepressants, and which combinations to avoid.
22 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
E107 – Hepatitis C elimination
David Liew chats with infectious diseases physician Dr Gregory Dore about the strategies required to achieve elimination of hepatitis C in Australia by 2030.
23 minutes | May 24, 2021
E106 – eTG Sexual and reproductive health guidelines
Justin Coleman chats with Medical Director of Family Planning NSW Deborah Bateson about the latest updates on sexual and reproductive health published by Therapeutic Guidelines. Their conversation covers the completely revised topic of contraception, endometriosis, infertility, menopause, medical abortion and, something for the blokes, testosterone deficiency.
16 minutes | May 10, 2021
E105 – Naloxone for opioid toxicity and overdose
Two-thirds of the 1000 opioid-related deaths per year are from prescription opiates. Jo Cheah talks with medical director Marianne Jauncey about how important it is for people who are prescribed opiates, and also their carers, to be made aware of this easy-to-use, life-saving drug naloxone.
21 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
E104 – Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
How do you weigh up the risk of bleeding with the benefits of stroke prevention when anticoagulating patients in atrial fibrillation? Dhineli Perera chats to geriatrician Richard Lindley about how important it is to have the right conversation with the patients.
19 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
E103 – Speaking of statistical significance
Just because something is mathematically significant does not mean it is clinically significant. Ashlea Broomfield chats with GP Oliver Frank about ‘statistical significance’ and whether it is time to scrap the term all together.
21 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
E102 – eTG Respiratory guidelines
Justin Coleman chats with fellow GP Malcolm Clark about the extensively revised Respiratory guidelines published by Therapeutic Guidelines.
23 minutes | Mar 15, 2021
E101 – Managing pain after surgery
David Liew talks to anaesthetist and pain medicine physician Gavin Pattullo about managing patients’ pain once they are discharged from hospital after surgery.
24 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
E100 – COVID-19 vaccination in Australia
‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.’ David Liew chats with infectious diseases physician Kristine Macartney about the latest on the COVID-19 vaccination program in Australia.
20 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
E99 – How to choose an antidepressant
It’s all about efficacy, tolerability, safety and patient preference.
26 minutes | Feb 1, 2021
E98 – Autism treatment
What is the role of drugs in the treatment of autism?
20 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
E97 – Harms and benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors
How do SGLT2 inhibitors fit into the management of type 2 diabetes?
18 minutes | Jan 4, 2021
E96 – Vulvovaginitis
What causes it and how is it diagnosed?
24 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
E95 – Migraine management
What works for migraine, what to avoid and when to refer patients
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