Audio podcasts designed to review and update skills and knowledge for clinicians working in primary care.
Musculoskeletal pain specialist Giresh Kanji provides an update on fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia is a collection of symptoms and is best termed a syndrome. The collection of symptoms includes widespread pain, poor sleep, fatigue, brain fog and sometimes depression. A sensitivity to light, sound, touch and smell is also described. There is generalised tenderness, which is how you diagnose the syndrome.
Dr Michael Drane discusses commercial pilot medical certification. Covering clearance to fly, the vacationing pilot, and the pilot with hazardous social behaviours. By the end of this episode, you will know your responsibilities concerning each scenario.
Heart failure - the four pillars
Rob Doughty provides an update on the four pillars of heart failure management. Are your patients on the four pillars of heart failure treatment- if not why not?
Colorectal and General Surgeon Parry Singh discusses common anorectal conditions, including the history, examination and management of haemorrhoids, perianal hematoma, and anal fissures.
Workplace carcinogen exposure
Amanda Eng and Jim McLeod provide an update on workplace exposure to carcinogens.
The New Zealand Carcinogens Survey reveals for the first time the extent to which New Zealanders experience cancer-causing substances and other exposures in their workplace. The survey, released in March this year, reports that more than half (58%) of all workers are exposed to at least one workplace carcinogen at some level.
Alcohol and adolescents
In this episode, Jude Ball (a member of the Adolescent Health Research Group) discusses alcohol use in New Zealand’s adolescent population.
Hair loss in woman
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Great content but needs polish
Great content but needs to get a professional to add polish to the episodes including intros and outros and editing and sound quality.