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Lynch Syndrome - Podcast

Is it just bad luck, or could it be Lynch Syndrome?

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Magic Myokines - Physical Activity and Cancer Podcast
Magic Myokines - Physical Activity and Cancer Podcast
Medcast Medical Education Team

In this podcast Dr Alison Vickers and Professor David Jenkins discuss the role of physical activity in preventing and reducing the impact of cancer.

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2020, a year in review: Dr Srishti Dutta
2020, a year in review: Dr Srishti Dutta
Dr. Srishti Dutta

Back at the beginning of 2020 we asked people we know to tell us how they were coping with the pandemic. We asked them 3 questions. Here’s how one Australian GP with far-flung connections is answering these questions now:

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Whooping Cough - Video
Whooping Cough - Video
Medcast Medical Education Team

Ranjith, a 48 year old male, presents to you with an annoying persistent cough. He has had cold like symptoms and low grade fever for a week.

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Preoperative Assessment and Mallampati Scores
Preoperative Assessment and Mallampati Scores
Crystal Smith

The Mallampati Score or Classification is a simple and easy to use tool that assists in predicting difficult endotracheal intubation.

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Better Together: GP Supervisor Education
Better Together: GP Supervisor Education
Dr Simon Morgan

Q: What do fish and chips, Batman and Robin, and country and western music have in common?

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2020, a year in review: Dr Carol Newall
2020, a year in review: Dr Carol Newall
Dr Carol Newall

We've asked some Community of Practice members to tell us about what 2020 has meant to them. Some things may surprise you...

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2020, a year in review: Dr Genevieve Yates
2020, a year in review: Dr Genevieve Yates
Dr Genevieve Yates

We've asked some Community of Practice members to tell us about what 2020 has meant to them. Some things may surprise you...

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Long COVID-19
Long COVID-19
Dr Neal Tucker

Do we really need another syndrome?! Isn’t it just the same as recovery from any other infectious disease?

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Keys to prevention in mental health - Alexithymia
Keys to prevention in mental health - Alexithymia
Dr Jan Orman

I first encountered the concept of alexithymia when I worked with people suffering from eating disorders. Many people experiencing eating disorders have great difficulty identifying and naming their own emotions.

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