The Australian Prescriber Podcast provides a regular dive into some of the many great articles that Australian Prescriber publishes every two months. In each episode, one of our hosts will chat with an author from a recent issue of Australian Prescriber.

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Episode 47 – Review of new eTG diabetes guidelines

Episode 47 – Review of new eTG diabetes guidelines

Episode 47 – Review of new eTG diabetes guidelines

Justin Coleman interviews Associate Professor Ralph Audehm about the latest updates to the Therapeutic Guidelines for diabetes.

Episode 46 - Influenza: prevention and treatment

Episode 46 - Influenza: prevention and treatment

Episode 46 - Influenza: prevention and treatment

Dhineli Perera interviews Professor Dominic Dwyer about the latest influenza fighting tools. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 45 – Old antibiotics for resistant UTIs

Episode 45 – Old antibiotics for resistant UTIs

Episode 45 – Old antibiotics for resistant UTIs

Dhineli Perera interviews Dr Brad Gardiner about nitrofurantoin and fosfomycin – could these old drugs be a solution to antibiotic resistance? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 44 – Prescribing for adolescents

Episode 44 – Prescribing for adolescents

Episode 44 – Prescribing for adolescents

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Associate Professor Melissa Kang about the special considerations required when prescribing for adolescents. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 43 – Prescribing for transgender patients

Episode 43 – Prescribing for transgender patients

Episode 43 – Prescribing for transgender patients

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Dr Louise Tomlins about transgender-affirming therapy. What do the guidelines say, and how can GPs help these patients? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 42 – Optimal antimicrobial duration

Episode 42 – Optimal antimicrobial duration

Episode 42 – Optimal antimicrobial duration

Dhineli Perera interviews Dr Kathryn Daveson about optimal antibiotic prescribing. Are shorter courses better than longer ones? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 41 – Top 10 drugs 2017–18

Episode 41 – Top 10 drugs 2017–18

Episode 41 – Top 10 drugs 2017–18

This year AP Editor John Dowden interviews Dr David Liew about the top 10 drugs prescribed in Australia and their costs to government. What’s changed, and are we seeing any patterns? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 40 – Alcohol detox at home

Episode 40 – Alcohol detox at home

Episode 40 – Alcohol detox at home

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Dr Chris Davis about his home detox program for people with alcohol addiction. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 39 – Perimenopausal depression

Episode 39 – Perimenopausal depression

Episode 39 – Perimenopausal depression

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Professor Jayashri Kulkarni about the symptoms of perimenopausal depression. How do these differ from other types of depression, and what’s the best treatment? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.