This episode is for everyone who is sick of COVID-19 but needs to finally learn how to diagnosis and manage it, rather than how to out-argue your uncle about whether the plan-demic will end democracy. We go through diagnosis, testing, and all the juicey new therapeutics available – enough mabs and mibs here to level up your wordle game.
Welcome seeker. All the bacteria. All the antibiotics. Join us on our ambitious multi-episode trek to summarise all bacteria and their treatment starting this episode with gram positives. Your journey will teach the ancient wisdom that tazocin does not fix all problems and that “beta lactamase inhibitor” is not just a mantra ID registrars use to confuse you. At the pinnacle you will meet a new MedConversations member who will share her wisdom that a life well-lived involves hourly breaks for milk and urination.
Dont forget your PrEP and barrier protection for this intimate all-male episode as Scott and Rahul take you through the racey fundamentals of HIV – from virology and antivirals to the unadulterated thrill of municipal libraries.
And keep the knowledge pot simmering with Lucy’s great summary here
If you’re jonesing for some teaching on rheumatic fever, we’ve got the podcast for you.
Ah, the rich tapestry of the great imitator. Here we talk about 15th century nationalism, disgustingly unethical experiments and Nietzsche. And syphilis.
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We spend half an hour talking about the shifty, drifty flu.
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Cast away those home remedies and learn some evidence based medicine
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Bec tells us how to fight the winged scourge and why tonic water tastes so darn bitter
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