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 75 – Australian Prescriber and COVID-19

A message to listeners from David Liew  about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode 74 – Faecal transplants

Is one person’s faeces another person’s therapy? David Liew interviews Dr Sam Costello about the indications, evidence and safety of faecal microbiota transplantation. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 73 – eTG Oral and dental guidelines

Justin Coleman interviews Dr Lee Fong about the latest updates from Therapeutic Guidelines on dealing with oral and dental conditions. Read also the Dental Note on Managing dental pain without codeine  in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 72 – Shingles vaccination in Australia

David Liew interviews Kristine Macartney about herpes zoster vaccination. What is it, who’s it for, and how effective is it? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 71 – Drug interaction resources: mind the gaps

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Louise Grannell about drug interactions. Which drugs should we be taking extra care with and what are the best information resources to use? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 70 – Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Harry Gibbs about management options for this common form of heart failure. It’s more about managing the symptoms than curing the disease. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 69 – eTG Antibiotic guidelines

Justin Coleman interviews Kirsty Buising about the latest updates from Therapeutic Guidelines on antibiotics.

Episode 68 – Our National Medicines Policy needs a reboot

Dhineli Perera interviews Andrew McLachlan about critical issues that need to be addressed when updating the National Medicines Policy, and why. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 67 – Penicillin allergy

David Liew interviews Misha Devchand and Jason Trubiano about ‘penicillin allergy’ labelling and how in many cases it just isn’t true. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.