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 34 – Medical management of metastatic prostate cancer

Jo Cheah interviews Dr Ganes Pranavan about metastatic prostate cancer – how, with the right combination of treatments, it has become a chronic disease. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 33 – Combining anticoagulation and antiplatelet drugs in coronary artery disease

Dhineli Perera interviews Associate Professor Harry Gibbs about the best way to balance the risk of thrombosis and bleeding after acute coronary syndrome. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 32 – Travelling with medicines

Joanne Cheah interviews Professor Nicholas Zwar about tips and traps when travelling with medicines. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 31 – Infantile colic

Ashlea Broomfield interviews Dr Valerie Sung about how to manage colicky babies. Which treatments work and which don’t? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 30 – Fast-tracking of new drugs

David Liew interviews Dr Paul Kubler on the pros and cons of fast-tracked approvals for new drugs – does it save patients or put their safety at risk? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 29 – Neuropathic pain

David Liew interviews Dr Bridin Murnion about neuropathic pain – what’s changed and why are opioids relegated to third-line treatment? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 28 – A RUM deal for unwanted medicines

Joanne Cheah interviews Professor Amanda Wheeler about returning unwanted medicines to pharmacies. How can health professionals help reduce the waste? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 27 – Common eye infections

John Dowden interviews Professor Stephanie Watson about how to diagnose common eye infections, how to treat them, and when to refer to specialists. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 26 – Reducing medication errors at transitions of care

Dhineli Perera interviews Professor Amanda Wheeler about medication errors at transitions of care and how these can be avoided. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.