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 60 – Stopping and switching antipsychotic drugs

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Nicholas Keks about the challenging task of stopping and switching antipsychotic drugs. Read the full article, and try the tool in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 59 – Ulcer and wound management guidelines

Justin Coleman interviews Stephen Yelland about the latest updates from Therapeutic Guidelines for ulcer and wound management.

Episode 58 – Blood pressure - when to treat?

Justin Coleman interviews Emily Atkins about the tricky topic of when to start treating someone’s high blood pressure. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 57 – Meningococcal vaccines

Meningococcal disease is changing in Australia. Dhineli Perera interviews Nicholas Wood about what vaccines are available and who should be vaccinated. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 56 – Safety of computerised prescribing in hospitals

Jo Cheah interviews Melissa Baysari about the pros and cons of electronic prescribing systems in the hospital setting. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 55 – Venous thromboembolism

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Harry Gibbs about current management techniques for venous thromboembolism – what anticoagulants should be taken and for how long? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 54 – Drug-induced movement disorders

Tremors, irregular movements and stiffness may be signs of adverse drug reactions. Ashlea Broomfield interviews Stephen Duma about how to recognise, distinguish and treat drug-induced movement disorders. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 53 – Adolescent self-harm

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Joel King about adolescent self-harm. What’s the best way to manage this common problem? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 52 – Insulin pumps

Justin Coleman interviews David O’Neal about insulin pumps. What’s new and what do GPs need to know? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.