Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia
CFP Podcast
by Dr Sarah Fraser
3d ago
In this episode of the podcast, Dr Sarah Fraser interviews Dr Shayna Watson about CBT for insomnia. They delve into the ins and outs of a non-pharmacologic approach to insomnia management, including the things you can do to help patients in your busy family medicine clinic ..read more
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Quality of Mind – An Interview with the 2023 Ian McWhinney Lecturer Dr. Iona Heath
CFP Podcast
by Dr Nick Pimlott, Dr Sarah Fraser
3w ago
Join Dr. Nick Pimlott and Dr. Sarah Fraser as they interview Dr. Iona Heath, the 2023 Dr. Ian McWhinney Lecturer at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University. Dr. Heath’s McWhinney Lecture was published in the December 2023 issue of the journal. They discuss Dr. Heath’s discovery of Ian McWhinney’s “Quality of Mind” – the title of her lecture – when she first read his Textbook of Family Medicine as a young general practitioner, his lifelong influence on her thinking and practice, and how his ideas about the essential values of family medicine can help guide the professi ..read more
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Thoughtful prescribing for patients with difficult-to-treat depression
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Nick Pimlott
3M ago
Join Dr. Nick Pimlott for this episode of the CFP Podcast as he interviews Alex Crawley and Amy Soubolsky from the Rx Files Academic Detailing Program in Saskatchewan about the management of difficult-to-treat depression in primary care. The interview is based on an article published in the November issue of the journal entitled “Thoughtful prescribing for difficult to treat depression”. Mr. Crawley and Ms. Soubolsky are co-authors of the article with their colleague Jessica Visentin. Together they discuss a case-based careful step wise approach to this challenging area of clinical practice ..read more
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PEER simplified lipid guideline 2023 update
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Nick Pimlott, Dr. Sarah Fraser
4M ago
Join Drs Nick Pimlott and Sarah Fraser as they co-host this CFP podcast on the new PEER Simplified Lipid Guideline: 2023 Update. They interview Dr Mike Kolber, lead author on the paper, which is published in October’s issue of the journal. They discuss the process of how he and his team developed these guidelines, and they take a deep dive into the evidence behind dyslipidemia screening, prevention, and treatment. Read the guidelines in English: https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/10/675. Access the guidelines in French: https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/10/e189. Check out the systematic review that inf ..read more
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Social accountability in family medicine
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Sarah Fraser
5M ago
Join Dr Sarah Fraser in this podcast with 4th year medical student Nusha Ramsoondar and Dr Alex Anawati. They discuss their recent publications in September’s issue of CFP, on the themes of social accountability and anti-racism in medicine. You can find the original publications here: https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/9/594 https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/9/630 Nusha Ramsoondar is a 4th year medical student at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine’s Thunder Bay campus. She hopes to practice in Northern Ontario. Alex Anawati is a primary care and emergency room physician advancing social ..read more
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Screening for primary prevention of fragility fractures: how much time does it take?
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Nick Pimlott
6M ago
Providing preventive care can be time consuming, and potential benefits have to be weighed against risks and costs. Dr Nick Pimlott interviews Drs Roland Grad, Donna Reynolds, and Guylène Thériault about their work on a new guideline on screening for fragility fractures and how the concept of “time needed to treat” is gaining importance in guideline development. Read their Prevention in Practice review article in the August 2023 issue of Canadian Family Physician in English (https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/8/537) or French (https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/8/e165). Access the Canadian Task Force on ..read more
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Third Rail: Physician Wellness
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Sarah Fraser
7M ago
In this Third Rail edition of the podcast Dr. Sarah Fraser has a conversation with Dr. Shane Neilson about mental illness in physicians as well as Dr. Neilson's new book Saving: A Doctor's Struggle to Help His Children. Shane Neilson is a physician, poet, and critic from New Brunswick, now practising in Guelph, Ontario. He published Saving: A Doctor's Struggle to Help His Children, a memoir about intergenerational disability in conversation with professional medical practice, with Great Plains Publishing in 2023. Shane completed his Ph.D at McMaster where his dissertation on the represent ..read more
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The value of family medicine
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Nick Pimlott
10M ago
Continuous, longitudinal care results in better patient outcomes and health care savings, so how can this evidence be leveraged to address the crisis in family medicine? Dr Nick Pimlott Interviews Drs Michael Kolber, Tina Korownyk, and Jennifer Young about the case for investing in primary care. Read their article in the April 2023 issue of Canadian Family Physician: https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/4/269.    ..read more
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Team-based care for patients with chronic noncancer pain
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Nick Pimlott
11M ago
The success of an innovative nurse-led program points to a way to rethink how family practices help patients manage chronic noncancer pain. Dr Nick Pimlott interviews Dr Hillel Finestone about the initiative and how other clinics could adopt this approach. Dr Finestone is a Professor in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Ottawa and a physiatrist at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital. Read his article in the March issue of Canadian Family Physician and go to the CFPlus tab to access the tools highlighted in this episode: https://www.cfp.ca/content/69/3/e52 ..read more
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Third Rail: Changing practice patterns among physicians
CFP Podcast
by Dr. Sarah Fraser
11M ago
In this Third Rail edition of the podcast, Dr. Sarah Fraser interviews Dr. Ruth Laverne, a primary care researcher from Dalhousie University. Listen as they discuss changing practice patterns among family physicians ..read more
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