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58 minutes | a month ago
Hypertension Part 1
We’re back with a mammoth topic. Often consigned to a 1-liner in the past history – it’s time to find out just how little you know about the silent killer. Much like the mounds of hair that accumulate in your drain pipes, hypertension is known for a sudden and unexpected day-wrecking by blocking up your plumbing. Sit back, grab the saltiest nuts you can find and prepare for part 1 of our bigger than Ben-Hur epic on the mechanisms and pathophysiology of hypertension.
51 minutes | 3 months ago
Low back pain
Low back pain! Rahul and Davor discuss one of the most common presentations in medicine. What are the most common causes? What are the most serious causes? Who do you image? What on earth does Rahul mean when he says “test the anal reflex”? Listen in to find out the answers to these eternally-vexing questions and more.
57 minutes | 4 months ago
There’s been a lot of demand for off in the weeds neurology podcasts. Luckily we have our arcane neurology specialist Davor ‘The Slovenian Sledgehammer’ Pavlin-Premrl ready and waiting. Rahul and Davor discuss cartesian dualism and hysteria, and then after about half an hour of philoso-broing we get to some stuff that might (emphasis on the might) be clinically useful Apologies for the sound quality – we are still working out some remote-casting CoVID solutions
52 minutes | 7 months ago
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
We’re back in the COVID era all the way from dirty Melbourne to breathe around your masks and cough on your food. Have you been fighting with your bed-partner about excessive nocturnal noise emissions? Struggling to stay alert whilst reviewing the latest hydroxychloroquine ‘Orange’ Paper from the White House? Well we’ve got the podcast to get you inspired before you expire. Strap on your CPAP mask and get ready to fly the skies of knowledge with Bec, Scott and Rahul.
45 minutes | a year ago
Drugs. Death. Hidden infections. Bad mix tapes.No, you’re not tripping out on LSD at your uncle’s mail-order bride wedding, you’re just listening to MedConversations’ latest educational podcast packed full of infective endocarditis wisdom and copyright infringing references to one of our most beloved fictional drug dabblers.
36 minutes | a year ago
Glomerulonephritis Part 2 – Nephritic Syndromes
If you naively thought that part 2 of glomerulonephritis would never come and you could spend the rest of your summer wallowing in glorious ignorance of those confusing glomerulonephritidis then you were wrong. Here are the rest of the nephritic syndromes in all their rosé tinted beauty. https://media.blubrry.com/medconversations/content.blubrry.com/medconversations/Glomerulonephritis_Part_2-Nephritic.mp3
50 minutes | a year ago
Davor’s back doing his Davor thing and sprucing neurology to the world (whether they want to hear about it or not). So, if the holiday blues have you feeling numb to the world or passion for the new year has you unexpectedly weak at the knees then tune in because, as usual, we’ve got the balm for your blues. Join Rahul and Davor as they lead you with a high-stepping gait through the world of peripheral neuropathies. Perhaps after this you won’t feel so lost in the nerve network…Emphasis on the perhaps.
44 minutes | a year ago
Has your troubled history of pot plant homicide led to legal action over your plant carer registration AND/OR your grandmother giving up on you and gifting all her cuttings to her previously second favourite grandchild? We can’t help you with your congenitally absent green thumb AND/OR unlovable personality but this practical episode on clinical fluid assessment will keep your patients from either wilting away or drowning in bottomless bags of normal saline.
42 minutes | a year ago
Dust off your ear horn, ruffle up your ruffles and prepare your first-born son for a painful but career-favouring transition. Bec and Scott are back and hitting every high note as they croon, roar and trill their way through hypercalcaemia
50 minutes | a year ago
Glomerulonephritis Part 1 – Nephrotic Syndromes
Get your amphora ready to catch some of the golden stuff and see if you have the blood and the protein to raise some nephrologist eyebrows. We’ve heard the requests of the people and taken on GN in an epic two-part podcast. This podcast will deal with general approach to glomerulonephritis as well as nephrotic syndromes. On another note, despite the fact that we are known for our outstanding sound quality we are looking to improve the quality of MedConversations. This means more frequent episodes with better sound. We’ve started a Patreon page where you can donate as little or as much as you like to help the cause. Any amount at all is super appreciated and all funds will go towards improving the podcast. Find us on Patreon at https://patreon.com/medconversations
43 minutes | 2 years ago
Think you might have what it takes to join the extraordinary league of gentle-people against epilepsy? Well you’ll need some training first. Come join Davor and Rahul for a shake-down of the epilepsy world. P.S. I tried my best to stop Davor from inflicting another neurology episode on us all, but the man is just so damn charismatic.
54 minutes | 2 years ago
Charge your batteries and prepare for a shock to the brain. Today we witness the return of a MedConversations legend, Davor who joins Rahul to get your jumbled signals back in alignment about first seizures. Hot take, listen in for some big news.
41 minutes | 2 years ago
Join Medconversations for an melodramatic tale of a plucky Siamese fighting fish and one man’s journey to virological purity inspired by his faith in the Good Lord above. Along the way you’ll finally learn how to interpret hepatitis B serology.
52 minutes | 2 years ago
Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease (Interstitial Lung Disease)
Free your mind from the tyranny of the Lamestream media and discover the TRUTH about diffuse parenchymal lung disease (ILD) with your snowflake bustin’ hosts Rahul and Scott! Its a long one, so buckle down with your extra doomsday preppin’ supplies.
38 minutes | 2 years ago
Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Xmas Edition!
Merry Christmas from Medconversations with our long awaited ep on inflammatory bowel disease. Fake a smile and pretend its just the gift you wanted as Scott and Rahul explore the length of the disease from the mouth to the azathioprine. Get into the consumerist holiday spirit and share/comment this status for a chance to win an authentic Santa toilet seat cover to keep your own cheeks rosy this Christmas!
40 minutes | 2 years ago
MET calls: what you can bring (even when you don’t know a thing)
You know when people invite you to dinner and tell you not to bring anything, but actually if you got your act together and brought a salad they’d be really glad? MET calls and interns are kind of like that. This ep is for the interns-in-gestation: we teach you how to make salad. (Anyone disappointed in the low salad content of this ep should head here afterwards for an unrivalled culinary delight brought to you by MedConversations. And Ottolenghi. You’re welcome.)
39 minutes | 2 years ago
Pour yourself a hydralyte on the rocks to sip while you absorb this latest ep, and don’t get salty while Bec and Scott drone on about their Drone-At-Home program and quasi-current affairs.
45 minutes | 2 years ago
Call up your injection crew and gather around the gramophone, it’s time for Scott and Rahul to bring you the good news about Hepatitis C – there’s a cure and we’ve distilled it here ready for an acoustic injection. Keep the naloxone on standby, we’ll be your spiritual guides as we go deep!
36 minutes | 2 years ago
Chronic Kidney Disease
You’ll be hiccuping with joy as Bec and Scott waltz you through chronic renal failure to the soothing strains of Medconversations’ favourite regional dialect.
32 minutes | 2 years ago
Giant Cell Arteritis
Missing a bit of Scott and Rahul in your life? Satisfy your morning stiffness by taking a bite out of this dissection of Giant Cell Arteritis.
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