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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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Aug 23, 2017

This episode we will cover clinical lifestyle evidence based medicine in cardiovascular disease.  We will cover:

- What is Lifestyle Medicine (LM)?

- Why do we need it?

- Chronic disease burden 

- What are the myths and facts about changing peoples lifestyles?

- LM in hypertension, size of effect and details -...

Aug 15, 2017

Today we will cover opioid prescribing guidelines for chronic non-cancer non-palliative care pain in adults.  Enjoy!
•New codeine laws 2018
•Opioids prescription facts and harms
•Evidence for opioids
•Types of opioids and equivalence dosing
•Side effects – short and long term
•Initiating and...

Aug 10, 2017

PSA and DRE screening – to do or not to do, where is the evidence?  And intensive lifestyle changes in early prostate cancer. 

1. Digital rectal examination - recommendations 

2. PSA test– what is it, the benefits and risks, medicare implications, the review of guidelines for screening for average to high risk and...

Aug 8, 2017

Today we will cover a case on weight with question and answers.  Questions include:



Question 1 What further history do you want to obtain for weight loss?

Question 2 What examination do you want to perform?

Question 3 Are there any investigations to perform?

Question 4 How does this change your management when...

Aug 3, 2017

In this episode we will review acute and chronic low back pain. 
•Overview of assessment of back pain
•Quick review of some red flags and yellow flags
•Review differential diagnosis in LBP
•Review of the evidence for some back imaging
•Review of radiation risk of some common imaging
•Screening tools for...