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The GP Show

Join GP and Medical Educator Dr Sam Manger MBBS BSc FRACGP FASLM covering a variety of topics with case studies, guideline reviews, guest interviews and more for medical doctors and allied health including general practitioners, family physicians, specialists, allied health, nurses, registrars/residents, medical students and anybody interested in health, science and medicine.

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Nov 27, 2017

Had some good laughs with GP, former Headspace worker and all round top bloke Dr Chris Ganora.  I was way too ambitious with the list of areas I wanted to cover as youth mental health is wide ranging and deep in content.  So this is really more a "concept" overview and we shall have to revisit this area - many many...


Nov 20, 2017

Non-invasive prenatal testing is becoming more common and cost effective.  It detects more than 99% of fetuses with Trisomy 21, and more than 95% of fetuses with Trisomy 18, Trisomy 13 or abnormalities of sex chromosomes. These are much better detection rates than we observe with conventional first trimester...


Nov 15, 2017

Welcome to the first of a new segment I am trying out every now and then.  I review the theory and science behind controversial topics and rate it - confirmed, busted or plausible.

I have had a lot of requests to cover medicinal cannabis, so here it is.  There is some really interesting science here, but it is still...


Nov 9, 2017

I really enjoyed this online conversation with Professor Felice Jacka from the Deakin University School of Medicine and Food and Mood Centre about how food effects our mental health and what clinicians and patients can do about it. 

We reviewed the SMILES trial, a randomised control trial showing healthy food choices...


Nov 6, 2017

After making a fool of myself in the first 30 seconds, Dr Tony and I have a good yarn about prostate cancer history, examination, investigations and treatments with the last 10 minutes covering the evidence for PSA testing for screening. 

For more on PSA screening guidelines and types of PSA testing, DRE in screening...