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Adult Basic Life Support during COVID-19

Many healthcare processes have been re-evaluated in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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A tree change is in the wind
A tree change is in the wind
A/Prof Stephen Barnett

Change seems to be the theme of 2020. In our region, as with many in Australia, it started with bushfires, before a jump to the left into ‘COVID Capers’.

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COVID-19 – A Clinical Update Webinar
COVID-19 – A Clinical Update Webinar
Dr Simon Morgan

SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is having an unprecedented impact on global health and economics. Australian GPs are on the frontline and they are forced to make decisions in a medical landscape where the parameters for testing are changing daily and many patients are now opting for telehealth consultations.

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KISS - COVID-19 Primary Care Assessment & Management
KISS - COVID-19 Primary Care Assessment & Management
Medcast Medical Education Team

This Keep It Simple Summary (KISS) covers the treatment and management of COVID-19 in the Primary Care environment. Stages of the disease will be explained, followed by a succinct summary risk factors, symptoms, complications, treatment, respiratory factors and safety netting.

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Telehealth: How does it work In Practice
Telehealth: How does it work In Practice
Dr Jo Bruce

We are all starting to do telehealth in the current climate to protect us, our staff and our patients. Many of us feel slightly out of our depth. Here are some quick tips to help you in your practice.

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Telehealth and COVID-19 Update
Telehealth and COVID-19 Update
Medcast Medical Education Team

As the number of cases of COVID-19 increases exponentially in Australia many of us will be exploring the new telehealth item numbers. The information on these seem to be changing daily, but currently these are the key things to know.

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Coronavirus
Coronavirus
Medcast Medical Education Team

Since the start of 2020, coronavirus has hit the world and caused unprecedented levels of concern among public and health professionals alike.

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