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The Good GP, the education podcast for busy GPs; brought to you by Dr Tim Koh, Dr Krystyna DeLange and Dr Sean Stevens, in collaboration with RACGP WA.

Disclaimer: The Good GP podcasts are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice. Always seek the advice of a specialist GP or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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The Good GP, the education podcast for busy GPs; brought to you by Dr Tim Koh, Dr Krystyna DeLange and Dr Sean Stevens, in collaboration with RACGP WA.

Disclaimer: The Good GP podcasts are for informational purposes only and do not constitute medical advice. Always seek the advice of a specialist GP or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

    Stillbirth and neonatal death: Supporting the family - Episode 79

    Stillbirth and neonatal death: Supporting the family - Episode 79

    In this two-episode series, The Good GP interviews Dr Ashleigh Smith on the topic of stillbirth and neonatal death. Dr Smith is an O&G registrar practicing in Queensland.

    This second episode focuses on the psycho-social and mental health aspects of pregnancy loss, including how to communicate with families and supporting families during this difficult time.

    This episode also explores the resources and services that are available for GPs to recommend to their patients and the medical support GPs can provide, including what to consider with subsequent pregnancies.

    Part one (Episode 78) explores the medical aspects including the risk factors, causes, presentations and various ways to reduce the risk.

    • 13 min
    Stillbirth and neonatal death: Causes and reducing risk – Episode 78

    Stillbirth and neonatal death: Causes and reducing risk – Episode 78

    In this two-episode series, The Good GP interviews Dr Ashleigh Smith on the topic of stillbirth and neonatal death. Dr Smith is an O&G registrar practicing in Queensland.

    This episode focuses on the medical aspects including the risk factors, causes, presentations and various ways to reduce the risk.

    Part two of the series (Episode 79 - available 20 July) covers the psycho-social and mental health aspects including how to communicate with families and supporting families during this difficult time.

    • 15 min
    Wart treatments - Life hacks for GPs - Episode 77

    Wart treatments - Life hacks for GPs - Episode 77

    In this episode of The Good GP, regular interviewer Dr Sean Stevens is interviewed on the topic of ‘Wart treatments - Life hacks for GPs’. This episode covers the tips and tricks for GPs in treating warts.

    Dr Stevens covers the role of cryotherapy, including tips to minimise damage and the common mistakes made. This episode also explores the treatment of plantar warts and genital warts.

    Instruction on the use of Upton’s paste: https://www.racgp.org.au/FSDEDEV/media/documents/Faculties/WA/Instruction-on-the-use-of-Upton-s-paste.pdf

    • 16 min
    Eye disease with Vision Australia – Episode 76

    Eye disease with Vision Australia – Episode 76

    In this episode, the Good GP interviews orthoptist and relationships manager for Vision Australia, Nabill Jacob, on primary care eye disease.

    This episode covers the common adult and paediatric eye diseases and the conditions that GPs should be aware of.

    This episode also cover simple screening tests for vision impairment in adults, and the examination and management of strabismus in infants in general practice.

    Nabill also explains the signs and symptoms that may indicate vision impairment in children.

    This episode also explores the low vision services and resources available, and when to refer a patient.

    • 15 min
    Smoking cessation: NRT in pregnancy and non-NRT treatments - Episode 75

    Smoking cessation: NRT in pregnancy and non-NRT treatments - Episode 75

    In this two-part podcast series, the Good GP interviews Kym Yuke, a primary care health worker in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health on smoking cessation.

    This episode covers:
    - advice on prescribing nicotine replacement to a breastfeeding or pregnant patient
    - alternative options for smoking cessation including Varenicline
    - resources to help patients during their quitting journey

    Listen to episode 74 for smoking cessation assessment and NRT treaments.

    • 13 min
    Smoking cessation: assessment and NRT – Episode 74

    Smoking cessation: assessment and NRT – Episode 74

    In this two-episode series, the Good GP interviews Kym Yuke, a primary care health worker in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health on smoking cessation.

    This episode covers:
    - assessing a patient’s readiness to quit, assessing their nicotine dependence and the evidence based options to help support patients.
    - nicotine replacement therapy options, the recommended dosages and the recommended treatment cycle.

    Part two of the series(Episode 75) covers:
    - advice on prescribing nicotine replacement to a breastfeeding or pregnant patient
    - alternative options for smoking cessation including Varenicline
    - resources to help patients during their quitting journey

    • 20 min

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