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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.

    Incidentalomas - Episode 96

    Incidentalomas - Episode 96

    In this week’s episode, the Good GP interviews radiologist, Dr Brendan Adler to discuss incidentalomas.

    We explore the common imaging that shows incidental findings, what GPs can do to prepare a patient for testing and what features to look out for. We also explore the differences with high resolution and normal resolution tests and what tests yield non-target organ incidentalomas.

    Dr Adler is a radiologist and CEO of Envision Radiology. Brendan has a special interest in thoracic, musculoskeletal and cardiac imaging.

    • 14 min
    LARCs - Episode 95

    LARCs - Episode 95

    In this week’s episode, the Good GP welcomes back Dr Karin Sekhon to discuss long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs).

    This episode covers LARCs and Intrauterine devices (IUDs). Karin explains how they work, the procedures, contraindications and side effects. We also cover contraceptive injections.

    Dr Sekhon is a practicing GP with a special interest in women's health.

    Helpful resources:
    LARCs RACGP journal article: https://www.racgp.org.au/afp/2017/october/larcs-as-first-line-contraception/
    Marie Stopes Australia: https://www.mariestopes.org.au/contraception/larc/
    SHQ contraception choices: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Contraception-choices-2021_final.pdf
    SHQ LARC flyer: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SHQ-contraceptive-implant_web2019.pdf
    SHQ copper IUD: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SHQ-copper-IUD_web2019.pdf
    SHQ hormonal IUD: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SHQ-Hormonal-IUD_web2019.pdf
    SHQ contraceptive injection: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SHQ-contraceptive-injection_web2019.pdf

    • 16 min
    The pill - Episode 94

    The pill - Episode 94

    In this episode, the Good GP interviews Dr Karin Sekhon on the combined oral contraceptive pill.

    This episode covers approaching the consultation and what to discuss during the consult, how the pill works, the different pills and deciding which one to prescribe. We also cover the non-contraception reasons for prescribing the pill and the contraindications.

    Dr Sekhon is a practicing GP with a special interest in women's health.

    Helpful resources:
    Sexual health quarters COCP flyer: https://shq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Combined-oral-contraceptive-pill-A3-web.pdf
    Supporting an informed choice: https://www.nps.org.au/news/combined-oral-contraceptive-pills-supporting-an-informed-choice
    Eligibility chart: https://www.fhi360.org/sites/default/files/media/documents/resource-chart-medical-eligibility-contraceptives-english.pdf
    Choosing a pill: https://www.nps.org.au/assets/ef8ba906a03e7080-f2801769e605-Choosing-a-combined-oral-contraceptive-pill.pdf

    • 15 min
    Phototherapy - Episode 93

    Phototherapy - Episode 93

    In this episode, The Good GP interviews Dr Yee Tai on phototherapy for dermatological conditions.
    This episode covers:
    - what is phototherapy and how it works
    - what is involved for the patient and who can be treated
    - treatment – the conditions it can treat and the effectiveness
    - risks and side effects
    Dr Tai is a dermatologist and Mohs surgeon.

    • 16 min
    Nutritional support for bariatric surgery – Episode 92

    Nutritional support for bariatric surgery – Episode 92

    In this episode, The Good GP interviews Annalie Houston on nutritional and dietetic support for bariatric surgery patients.

    This episode covers diet and nutrition considerations in the lead up to surgery, what to expect in the post-operative phase, monitoring vitamin and mineral deficiencies and supplements, and the complications and risks.

    Annalie Houston is an accredited practicing dietitian and provides dietetic and nutritional support for patients undergoing weight loss reduction surgery.

    • 18 min
    Building patient engagement – Episode 91

    Building patient engagement – Episode 91

    In this episode, the Good GP interviews Dr Todd Cameron on building patient engagement.

    This episode explores approaching the first consultation with a new patient and tips to connect with your patients.

    Dr Todd Cameron is a general practitioner with over 20 years of experience in general practice and founder of M3 Health.

    • 16 min

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