Neurogenesis: a practical guide for neurology trainees
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with Dr Anthony Fok

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension with Dr Anthony Fok

July 6, 2020

Expert neuroophthalmologist Dr Anthony Fok takes us through the common but commonly vexing condition of intracranial atherosclerosis. We talk about how to assess IIH patients, how to manage them medically, when surgery is required, what to do when they don't tolerate the usual medications and more!

Encephalitis with Dr Chris Kyndt

Encephalitis with Dr Chris Kyndt

May 14, 2020

Dr Chris Kyndt lends his wisdom on how to deal with those tricky referrals regarding confusion and delirium. Which ones do you LP? When should you immunosuppress on spec. Listen in to find out.

Primary Progressive Aphasias with A/Prof David Darby

Primary Progressive Aphasias with A/Prof David Darby

April 9, 2020

We run through the primary progressive aphasias with A/Prof David Darby. Listen in as David demystifies how to differentiate logopenic aphasia, semantic variant and non-fluent variant.

A long episode but absolutely packed full of pearls about how to take a history, examine, use cognitive tools and employ imaging in these patients. Then we go through some cases where David shows us how it's done.

Lumbar punctures and CSF interpretation with Dr Prashanth Ramachandran

Lumbar punctures and CSF interpretation with Dr Prashanth Ramachandran

March 9, 2020

We discuss all sorts of quandaries and myths related to lumbar punctures and CSF interpretation with Dr Prashanth Ramachandran. Specific topics covered include: lumbar punctures on antiplatelets/anticoagulants, lumbar punctures in the setting of intracranial masses, post-LP leptomeningeal enhancement, investigation of acute meningoencephalitis, investigation of chronic meningoencephalitis, acellular elevated protein, chronic idiopathic meningitis, post-ictal lymphocytic pleocytosis and HaNDL.

Evaluation for causes of stroke with Professor Vincent Thijs

Evaluation for causes of stroke with Professor Vincent Thijs

February 10, 2020

Professor Vincent Thijs  takes us through his approach to working up stroke patients for secondary causes. We discuss embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS), aortic arch atheroma, intracranial atherosclerosis, patent foramen ovale, vasculitis, which investigations are the highest yield and general approaches to different types of patients. Enjoy!

ICU referrals with Dr Chris Dwyer

ICU referrals with Dr Chris Dwyer

February 9, 2019

Dr Chris Dwyer answers a registrar's questions about how to deal with common ICU referrals - including prognostication in hypoxic brain injury and traumatic brain injury, along with how to pronounce brain death.

Parkinson’s Disease with Dr Belinda Cruse

Parkinson’s Disease with Dr Belinda Cruse

February 9, 2019

Dr Belinda Cruse  talks through her approach to common referrals involving Parkinson's disease - including new diagnosis, fasting leading to a Parkinson's crisis, motor fluctuations, impulse control disorders and delirium in a Parkinson's patient.

Stroke with Professor Bruce Campbell

Stroke with Professor Bruce Campbell

January 15, 2019

Professor Bruce Campbell takes us through management of common and tricky stroke scenarios.

Guillain-Barré syndrome with Professor Steve Vucic

Guillain-Barré syndrome with Professor Steve Vucic

December 18, 2018

We run through the acute diagnosis and management of Guillain-Barré syndrome

Headache with Dr Catherine Stark

Headache with Dr Catherine Stark

December 18, 2018

Headache with Dr Catherine Stark. We go through tricky "red flag" headache syndromes as well acute exacerbation of chronic headaches.

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