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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 23: Neurosurgical interventions for intransigent back pain

Volume 204, Issue 8 - 2 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 8: 2 May 2016. Professor Peter Teddy, a neurosurgeon at Royal Melbourne Hospital, discusses the evolution of neurosurgical interventions for intransigent back pain, neuromodulation, and spinal fusion surgery. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Peter Teddy

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 22: Quality of prostate cancer care

Volume 204, Issue 8 - 2 May 2016

Volume 204, Issue 8: 2 May 2016. Associate Professor Jeremy Millar, director of Alfred Health Radiation Oncology, and Associate Professor Sue Evans, head of the Clinical Registry Unit at Monash University, in Melbourne, discuss trends in the quality of prostate cancer care, and how the Victorian Prostate Cancer Clinical Registry is helping improve outcomes for patients. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.

Interviewee: A/Professor Jeremy Millar and A/Professor Sue Evans

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 21: Rethinking dengue fever in the GP setting

Volume 204, Issue 7 - 18 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 7: 18 April 2016. Dr Alex Tai is an infectious diseases registrar at University Hospital in Geelong. He discusses his coauthored short report on a case of dengue fever with warning signs that highlighted the importance of diagnosis and management. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Dr Alex Tai

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 20: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis

Volume 204, Issue 7 - 18 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 7: 18 April 2016. Professor Allen Cheng, Director of the Infection Prevention and Healthcare Epidemiology unit at Alfred Health, and Dr James Trauer, a respiratory physician and senior lecturer at Monash University, discuss their editorial on MDR-TB and why Australia needs to step up. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Professor Allen Cheng and Dr James Trauer

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 19: Professor Malcolm Hopwood, RANZCP

Volume 204, Issue 7 - 18 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 7: 18 April 2016. Professor Malcolm Hopwood is president of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He talks about screening for depression, the stigma attached to some mental health treatments and the mental health issues of the LGBTI community. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Malcolm Hopwood

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 18: Antibiotic allergies, with Dr Jason Trubiano

Volume 204, Issue 7 - 11 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 7: 11 April 2016. Dr Jason Trubiano is an infectious diseases physician at Austin Health and the Peter Mac Cancer Centre, in Melbourne. He discusses his co-authored research investigating the prevalence of antibiotic allergy labels and its impact on prescribing trends. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Dr Jason Trubiano

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 17: Reporting adverse events in Phase IV trials

Volume 204, Issue 6 - 4 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 6: 4 April 2016. Professor Paul Myles, Director of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred and Monash University, and Sophie Wallace, research manager at Alfred Health, discuss the need to streamline the reporting of serious adverse events in Phase IV clinical trials. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Paul Myles and Ms Sophie Wallace

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 16: Million-patient uncontrolled asthma gap

Volume 204, Issue 6 - 4 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 6: 4 April 2016. Associate Professor Mark Hew, Head of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, and Professor Michael Abramson, Deputy Head of the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University, discuss their recommendations for reducing the million-patient gap in uncontrolled asthma. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Associate Professor Mark Hew and Professor Michael Abramson

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 15: Preventive health policy lags behind

Volume 204, Issue 6 - 4 April 2016

Volume 204, Issue 6: 4 April 2016. Rob Moodie, professor of Public Health at the University of Melbourne, Jane Martin, executive manager of the Obesity Policy Coalition and Penny Tolhurst, from the Australian Health Policy Collaboration at Victoria University, talk about Australia's flagging chronic disease prevention policies. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell. Available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Rob Moodie, Ms Jane Martin and Ms Penny Tolhurst

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MJA Podcasts 2016 Episode 14: Multiple gene panel testing and breast cancer

Volume 204, Issue 5 - 21 March 2016

Volume 204, Issue 5: 21 March 2016. Professor Ingrid Winship is head of the Office of Research at Melbourne Health. Professor Melissa Southey is from the Department of Pathology at the University of Melbourne. They discuss multiple gene panel testing and the boons and dilemmas it presents for breast cancer research. With MJA news and online editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Professor Ingrid Winship and Professor Melissa Southey

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