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Piano lessons, and 5 ways to Wellbeing with Hot Topics delegates

One of the highlights of my week is my piano lesson, now by Zoom of course, with my teacher John. I took up piano at the age of 55, never having had a music lesson in my life...

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PCOS in General Practice - Podcast
PCOS in General Practice - Podcast
Medcast Medical Education Team

‘Women’s Health for male GPs can be somewhat tricky’ Dr Rowan Vickers

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Lynch Syndrome - Podcast
Lynch Syndrome - Podcast
Medcast Medical Education Team

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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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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Restless Leg Syndrome - Podcast
Restless Leg Syndrome - Podcast
Dr Jo Bruce

Restless leg syndrome is a common presentation in General Practice characterised by uncomfortable sensations in the legs. These sensations are associated with an irresistible urge to move the legs to relieve the symptoms.

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Communication in the time of COVID-19
Communication in the time of COVID-19
Dr Simon Morgan

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a massive, and almost overnight, transformation in Australian general practice, most notably with the rapid rise in telehealth. What does effective communication via telehealth look like?

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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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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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