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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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Sep 26, 2017

Today we have a chat with dietitian and health coach extraordinaire Shivaun Conn.  We discuss some principles around how to more effectively change patient behaviour for the better.  It is a topic that requires years of study, application and improvement, but we have had some laughs covering a few basics, including tips...


Sep 20, 2017

Today we are joined by Dr Joanna McMillan PhD Dietitian at the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine conference. I have heard conflicting stories over the years about which oils are safe to cook with and in particular olive oil. Joanna talks us through new Australian research comparing common cooking oils: extra...


Sep 12, 2017

Today we are joined by ophthalmologist and all round nice guy Dr Russell Phillips to discuss red eye in GP - differentials, causes, approach to history, exam and management.

Approach to the red eye in GP

Conjunctivitis (bacterial, viral, allergic)

Subconjunctival haemorrhage

Herpetic keratitis + dendritic ulcer

Herpes...


Sep 8, 2017

In this episode we will cover history and examination in eye disorders.  This is a review episode to help give us the foundations to assessing any eye disorder which we will cover more in future episodes.

- History

- Examination - visual acuity, visual fields, eye movements, pupils and swing torch test, torch...


Sep 1, 2017

1.Key points of medicare
2.What medicare covers and doesn’t cover
3.Detail of certain item numbers: During hours, after hours, emergency, women’s health, procedures, GPMP/TCA, MHCP, health assessments, cycle of care and more,
4.PIP/SIPs and GPRIPs
5.Auditing and 80/20 rule
6.Medicare Safety Net