Primary Medicine Podcast

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Tune in to this educational monthly podcast covering various topics in Canadian Primary Care from the perspectives of two Canadian doctors in Emergency and Family Medicine, Kevin and Dimitre. The Primary Medicine Podcast is full of practical medical information that listeners can use in their daily practice – all in a convenient format that can be listened on a commute to work!

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Medical Podcast
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-01 00:52
last episode published
2019-10-31 01:31
publication frequency
15.78 days
Contributors
Dr. Kevin and Dr. Dimitre: Canadian Medical Educators owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
109
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Education Science & Medicine Training Medicine

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Episodes

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Episode 64: Aphthous Ulcers

Aphthous Ulcers, also known as canker sores, affect about 25% of the population. They are considered benign as long as they are small (less than 1 cm), self-limiting (resolve within 3-4 weeks), and not associated with any additional symptoms (such as f...
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Episode 63: Endocrine Emergencies with Dr. Pabani

Endocrine Emergencies are rare but deadly conditions that can be hard to diagnose and manage. This can lead to long treatment delays and potentially life-threatening complications. In podcast 63, Dr Wahid and Dr. Dimitre will cover some of the most com...
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Episode 62: New Urinary Tract Infection Guidelines

Approximately 60% of women will experience a urinary tract infection if their lifetime. Up to twenty percent of them will experience multiple current episodes on a yearly basis. For the first time, the American Urological Association (AUA) has issued a...
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Episode 61: Familial hypercholesterolemia with Dr. Pabani

For podcast 61, Dr. Wahid makes a comeback to talk about Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) while Dr. Dimitre bemoans the weather in Ottawa yet again. Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a condition that affects about 1 in 500 Canadians and is an imp...
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Podcast 60: Aspirin in Primary Prevention for Cardiovascular Disease

Dear Listeners, After a bit of an unplanned hiatus, we are back with podcast number 60 and with Dr Pabani, rural doc extraordinaire. Aspirin is having a really tough time lately with three studies taking the shine off its role in primary prevention of ...
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Podcast 59: Marfan Syndrome

Dear Listeners, For our last podcast of the year, Dr. Dimitre talks about Marfan syndrome. It is an autosomal dominant disorder of the connective tissue that affects three major systems: cardiovascular, muskuloskeletal, and ocular. Most individuals who...
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Podcast 58: Irritable Child with Dr. Kevin

Dr. Kevin is back for our 58th podcast to talk about his approach to diagnosing inconsolable infants. Unexplained irritability in the clinic setting needs to be assessed as an urgent medical presentation. Up to 5% of fussy children will have an organic...
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Podcast 57: Acquired Long QTc Syndrome

Dr. Dimitre is back with the 57th episode of the primary medicine podcast! Acquired long QTc syndrome is a disorder of the rhythm of the heart. It can lead to ventricular arrhythmias, such as Torsades de Pointe, and possibly ventricular fibrillation an...
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Podcast 56: Nocturnal Leg Cramps with Dr. Pabani

Dr. Wahid Pabani, rural doctor extraordinaire, is back for our 56th podcast to talk about Nocturnal Leg Cramps! OUCH! This very common and distressing condition has many causes from the mundane (such as muscle fatigue) to the serious (such as periphera...
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Podcast 55: Intussuception with Dr. Kevin

Dr. Kevin is back four our 55th podcast and he brought a surprise tiny guest. He will be talking about Intussusception. This is a life-threatening condition which mostly affects children below the age of three. It occurs when one part of the intestine ...
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Podcast 54: Subclinical Hypothyroidism

After a short hiatus, Dr. Dimitre is back to talk about subclinical hypothyroidism. Sometimes referred to as mild thyroid failure, it is diagnosed when peripheral thyroid hormone (T3 and T4) levels are within the normal range, but thyroid stimulating h...
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Podcast 53: Spondylolisthesis with Dr. Kevin

Dr. Kevin is back for our 53rd podcast. This time we will be talking about Spondylolisthesis. Spondylolisthesis is anterior displacement of a vertebral body relative to the adjacent inferior vertebral body. It is a common condition of young athletes th...
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Podcast 52: Pruritis with Dr. Dimitre

For our latest podcast, Dr. Dimitre is itching to talk about itching! Pruritus is a challenging presentation for two reasons. Firstly, the differential is broad encompassing conditions both benign and malignant. Secondly, the patient is often suffering...
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Podcast 51: Concussion with Dr. Pabani

Its winter yet again in Canada. That means slippery ice, broken bones, and concussions! Rural Doc Extraordinaire Wahid is back to talk about concussions. It is a medical condition that has entered the entered the public consciousness with the recent NF...
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Podcast 50: Evidence Based Medicine with Dr. Ken Milne

Dr. Dimitre and Dr. Kevin are back after a short holiday break! Our 50th podcast and now more than 5000 listeners monthly! What better way to celebrate than by bringing in someone much cleverer than ourselves to talk… Introducing Dr. Ken Milne – founde...
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15.11.2017

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Episode 49 of our podcast showcases Dr. Kevin’s prowess with children as he presents his approach to syncope while taking care of his grouchy 12 mo! Syncope has many causes from the mundane to the deadly and requires a systematic detailed workup. Dr. K...
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10.10.2017

Episode 48: Beaver Fever with Dr. Pabani!

Dr. Wahid and Dr. Dimitre are back for podcast #48! Giardiasis, also known, as beaver fever is one of the most common parasitic human diseases globally. It usually presents with chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss. Symptoms may begin 2-4 ...
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6.09.2017

Episode 47: Hand Foot and Mouth Disease!

Dr. Dimitre survived the plague that is hand foot and mouth disease and he is back to tell the tale. Hand foot and mouth disease is a summertime viral infection that presents with painful lesions on the palms, soles, and the oral cavity. It usually aff...
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5.08.2017

Episode 46: Nasal Fractures with Dr. Kevin!

Dr Mailo joins is back for our 46th podcast! The topic was inspired by one of our friends having a syncopal episode and breaking his noggin. The nasal bones are the most commonly fractured bony structures of the face. Patients with nasal fractures will...
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6.07.2017

Episode 45: Viral Myocarditis with Dr. Pabani

Dr Wahid joins us for our 45th podcast to talk about a challenging case he had at the start of his career. Viral Myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart muscle, can cause arrhythmias, heart failure, and even sudden death in healthy individuals. Patie...
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8.06.2017

Episode 44: Plantar Fasciitis!

  Ouch! For our latest podcast, Dr. Dimitre talks about the most common cause of heel pain. Plantar Fasciitis, is an easy clinical diagnosis to make but a rather challenging condition to treat. It tends to affect middle-aged persons, athletes, and indi...
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11.05.2017

Episode 43: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss with Dr. Pabani

Dr Wahid is back! During our latest podcast, he and Dr. Dimitre converse about Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss. SSNHL presents with unexplained hearing loss, often unilateral, which tends to develop over a period of 3 days. Most cases are idiopathic ...
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11.05.2017

Episode 43: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss with Dr. Pabani

Dr Wahid is back! During our latest podcast, he and Dr. Dimitre converse about Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss. SSNHL presents with unexplained hearing loss, often unilateral, which tends to develop over a period of 3 days. Most cases are idiopathic ...
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13.04.2017

Episode 42: Foreign Body of the Airway in Children with Dr. Kevin!

During our latest podcast, Dr. Kevin segues masterfully from his daughter’s appendicitis scare to the management of airway foreign bodies in children. This is a potentially life-threatening that should be suspected on the basis of a witnessed choking e...
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13.04.2017

Episode 42: Foreign Body of the Airway in Children with Dr. Kevin!

During our latest podcast, Dr. Kevin segues masterfully from his daughter’s appendicitis scare to the management of airway foreign bodies in children. This is a potentially life-threatening that should be suspected on the basis of a witnessed choking e...
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18.03.2017

Episode 41: Corneal Foreign Body

In our latest podcast, Dr. Kevin is excited to talk about our upcoming conference and Dr. Dimitre is excited to talk about how to remove corneal foreign bodies in the office. Visit mdempowerment.ca for the conference details. Use PRIMED17 for a big dis...
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18.03.2017

Episode 41: Corneal Foreign Body

In our latest podcast, Dr. Kevin is excited to talk about our upcoming conference and Dr. Dimitre is excited to talk about how to remove corneal foreign bodies in the office. Visit mdempowerment.ca for the conference details. Use PRIMED17 for a big dis...
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2.03.2017

Episode 40 Cardiac Risk Stratification Part 2 with Dr. Kevin!

In part 2 of our podcast on Cardiac Risk Stratification, Dr Kevin takes us deeper into the rabbit hole! He talks about his approach to patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of Ischaemic Heart Disease. He finishes off by summarizing the limits of...
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2.03.2017

Episode 40 Cardiac Risk Stratification Part 2 with Dr. Kevin!

In part 2 of our podcast on Cardiac Risk Stratification, Dr Kevin takes us deeper into the rabbit hole! He talks about his approach to patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of Ischaemic Heart Disease. He finishes off by summarizing the limits of...
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15.02.2017

Episode 39: Cardiac Risk Stratification Part 1 with Dr. Kevin

Dr Kevin takes us deep into the rabbit hole this week! He talks to us about four different front line modalities available to physicians to preform cardiac risk stratification for ischemic heart disease. He goes over some of their advantages and disadv...
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15.02.2017

Episode 39: Cardiac Risk Stratification Part 1 with Dr. Kevin

Dr Kevin takes us deep into the rabbit hole this week! He talks to us about four different front line modalities available to physicians to preform cardiac risk stratification for ischemic heart disease. He goes over some of their advantages and disadv...
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29.01.2017

Episode 38: Frostbite with Dr. Pabani

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Pabani and Dr. Dimitre brave the harsh Canadian winter to talk about Frostbite! As the freezing month of February looms for Canadians, the good doctors go over how to manage this limb threatening condition in the office....
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29.01.2017

Episode 38: Frostbite with Dr. Pabani

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Pabani and Dr. Dimitre brave the harsh Canadian winter to talk about Frostbite! As the freezing month of February looms for Canadians, the good doctors go over how to manage this limb threatening condition in the office....
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15.01.2017

Episode 37: Dental Pain

For our first podcast of 2017, Dr. Dimitre talks about the different causes of a toothache. Dental pain is a relatively common presentation in the walk in clinic and its important to know that it is not always caused by a cavity and that there are cert...
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15.01.2017

Episode 37: Dental Pain

For our first podcast of 2017, Dr. Dimitre talks about the different causes of a toothache. Dental pain is a relatively common presentation in the walk in clinic and its important to know that it is not always caused by a cavity and that there are cert...
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14.12.2016

Episode 36: Dental Avulsions with Dr. Pabani

On this week’s podcast, Dr. Pabani makes his triumphant return to talk about broken teeth! Dental Avulsions are an emergency, so knowing how to manage them can make the difference between a nice smile and a horrid smirk. Remember that Time is Teeth! If...
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14.12.2016

Episode 36: Dental Avulsions with Dr. Pabani

On this week’s podcast, Dr. Pabani makes his triumphant return to talk about broken teeth! Dental Avulsions are an emergency, so knowing how to manage them can make the difference between a nice smile and a horrid smirk. Remember that Time is Teeth! If...
Dr. Kevin and Dr. Dimitre: Canadian Medical Educators author
1.12.2016

Episode 35: Scabies!

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Dimitre is itching to talk about Scabies after a harrowing near encounter with this horrid enteroparasitic disorder. Scabies is a highly infectious, highly pruritic condition that can be challenging to treat. Please visi...
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1.12.2016

Episode 35: Scabies!

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Dimitre is itching to talk about Scabies after a harrowing near encounter with this horrid enteroparasitic disorder. Scabies is a highly infectious, highly pruritic condition that can be challenging to treat. Please visi...
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18.11.2016

Episode 34: Fever in the Newborn

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Kevin trots in from the Western prairies to talk to namby pamby city slicker Dr. Dimitre about his approach to fever in the newborn. This is a fairly common presentation in the office that can be a great challenge for cl...
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18.11.2016

Episode 34: Fever in the Newborn

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Kevin trots in from the Western prairies to talk to namby pamby city slicker Dr. Dimitre about his approach to fever in the newborn. This is a fairly common presentation in the office that can be a great challenge for cl...
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1.11.2016

Episode 33: Spirometry Interpretation

During this week`s podcast, Dr. Dimitre huffs and puffs about the importance of Spirometry in Primary Care. He briefly reviews lung physiology and then goes through a simple and intuitive method for interpreting spirometry results. Dr. Wahid drops by t...
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1.11.2016

Episode 33: Spirometry Interpretation

During this week`s podcast, Dr. Dimitre huffs and puffs about the importance of Spirometry in Primary Care. He briefly reviews lung physiology and then goes through a simple and intuitive method for interpreting spirometry results. Dr. Wahid drops by t...
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14.10.2016

Episode 32: Adult Diarrhea

This week’s podcast has been inspired by Kevin and Dimitre’s respective confrontations with gastroenteritis! During the episode, Kevin discusses his approach to adult diarrhea covering the four common diagnostic “boxes” that practitioners need to consi...
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14.10.2016

Episode 32: Adult Diarrhea

This week’s podcast has been inspired by Kevin and Dimitre’s respective confrontations with gastroenteritis! During the episode, Kevin discusses his approach to adult diarrhea covering the four common diagnostic “boxes” that practitioners need to consi...
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29.09.2016

Episode 31: Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Kevin is back for this weeks podcast! He starts by talking about a particularly difficult intubation scenario that he was recently faced with. He then goes over the practical aspects of rhythm control, rate control, and anticoagulation therapy in p...
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29.09.2016

Episode 31: Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Kevin is back for this weeks podcast! He starts by talking about a particularly difficult intubation scenario that he was recently faced with. He then goes over the practical aspects of rhythm control, rate control, and anticoagulation therapy in p...
Dr. Kevin and Dr. Dimitre: Canadian Medical Educators author
17.09.2016

Episode 30: Legg-Calves-Perthes Disease

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Dimitre lurches along all by himself talking about Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. This condition, while relatively rare, should be considered in children, especially boys between the ages of 4-8, who present with a limp. Pl...
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17.09.2016

Episode 30: Legg-Calves-Perthes Disease

During this week’s podcast, Dr. Dimitre lurches along all by himself talking about Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. This condition, while relatively rare, should be considered in children, especially boys between the ages of 4-8, who present with a limp. Pl...
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28.08.2016

Episode 29: Shave Biopsy with Dr. Pabani

Due to popular demand, Dr. Wahid comes back to talk about shave biopsies. We talk about which lesions are appropriate for biopsy and which are not. We go over the 4 different ways to do this procedure. And we finish with a step by step of how to prefor...
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