166 episodes

The Australian Prescriber Podcast provides a regular dive into some of the many great articles that Australian Prescriber publishes every two months. In each episode, our host will chat with one of the authors from a recent issue of Australian Prescriber.

Australian Prescriber Podcast Australian Prescriber

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.4 • 89 Ratings

The Australian Prescriber Podcast provides a regular dive into some of the many great articles that Australian Prescriber publishes every two months. In each episode, our host will chat with one of the authors from a recent issue of Australian Prescriber.

    E166 - Biologic therapies for severe asthma with persistent type 2 inflammation

    E166 - Biologic therapies for severe asthma with persistent type 2 inflammation

    Jo Cheah speaks to Peter Wark about his article on biologic therapies for severe asthma with persistent type 2 inflammation. Peter explains the difference between difficult and severe asthma and how to test for persistent type 2 inflammation. He also runs through the available biologics and when and how they are used. Read the full article by Peter and his co-author, Sahan Chandrasekara, in Australian Prescriber.

    • 15 min
    E165 - Assessing, communicating and managing cardiovascular disease risk

    E165 - Assessing, communicating and managing cardiovascular disease risk

    Justin Coleman talks to Garry Jennings, Chief Medical Advisor of the National Heart Foundation of Australia, about his article on the 2023 Australian Guideline for Assessing and Managing Cardiovascular Disease Risk. Garry discusses the updates to the guideline, including the age from which assessment should occur and new risk factors considered, and he gives some tips for communicating cardiovascular disease risk to patients. Read the full article by Garry and his co-authors in Australian Prescriber. 

    • 15 min
    E164 - Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic oesophagitis

    E164 - Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic oesophagitis

    David Liew talks to gastroenterologist Varan Perananthan about his article on diagnosis and management of eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE). Varan explains the causes and symptoms of EoE, why the prevalence has been increasing, and how to differentiate EoE from gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Also discussed are dietary approaches for identifying food triggers and pharmacological treatments for EoE. Read the full article by Varan and his co-author, Rebecca Burgell, in Australian Prescriber.

    • 17 min
    E163 - Managing pre-existing diabetes prior to and during pregnancy

    E163 - Managing pre-existing diabetes prior to and during pregnancy

    Laura Beaton talks to Leonie Callaway, Obstetric and General Physician and Director of Research at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, about her article on the management of pre-existing diabetes in pregnancy. Leonie talks about maternal and fetal complications and the importance of high-quality preconception care, factors that can affect glucose control and the benefits of continuous glucose monitoring, and postpartum care. Read the full article by Leonie and her co-author Fiona Britten in Australia Prescriber.

    • 19 min
    Management of menopause symptoms

    Management of menopause symptoms

    Laura Beaton speaks to Karen Magraith, GP and immediate-past president of the Australasian Menopause Society, about treatments for menopausal symptoms. They discuss the benefits of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) and how to choose the most suitable preparation, as well as duration of therapy and nonhormonal treatment options for those with contraindications to MHT. Read the full article by Karen and her co-author, Christina Jang, in Australian Prescriber.

    • 15 min
    Managing hypercholesterolaemia

    Managing hypercholesterolaemia

    Dhineli Perera sits down with Adam Nelson to discuss updates in the management of hypercholesterolaemia. Adam explains how triglycerides, LDL cholesterol and HDL cholesterol differ in their links to cardiovascular disease. He provides useful tips for checking a lipid profile and highlights other tests that may be helpful when assessing a patient with hypercholesterolaemia. Adam also explains the latest in treatments for reducing LDL cholesterol concentrations and what this means for the role of statins. Read the full article by Adam Nelson and Stephen Nicholls in Australian Prescriber.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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89 Ratings

89 Ratings

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Sound Engineering could be improved

Often interesting topics, but difficult to listen to due to poor mike placement, frequency compensation and reverb.

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Great! Longer episodes would be nice

Very informative and interesting! Longer episodes would be great though, I feel like you’re only scratching the surface with a lot of the topics

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