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  • Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 1 week ago
    • 232 views
    In this eLearning video we meet Dr Mark Abela who discussed the
    Aetiology and Epidemiology of Sudden Death, The role of screening in athletes and general population, lifestyle modification and meth...
  • Influenza Vaccination Myths and Facts - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 1 week ago
    • 495 views
    In this eLearning video we meet discuss common myths and facts regarding Influenza and the Influenza Vaccine.

    Christopher Barbara graduated in Medicine and Surgery in Malta and continued his stud...
  • End of Life Care - Duration: 18 minutes.

    • 1 month ago
    • 27 views
    In this eLearning video we meet Prof Pierre Mallia where we discuss end of life care and in particular we discuss EndCare. EndCare - Malta is An Erasmus+ Project led by the University of Malta and ...
  • Medical Cannabis - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 2 months ago
    • 464 views
    The issue of cannabis use is controversial to say the least.
    Having said this one cannot escape the fact that there is a lot of controversy going on in Malta with respect to this issue. Some people...
  • Rational Use of HRT in the menopause - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 3 months ago
    • 146 views
    During the latter part of the last century, HRT was advocated for both menopausal symptom relief and chronic disease prevention. This followed publications of several observational studies suggesti...
  • Common Skin Fungal Infections - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    • 1,817 views
    In this eLearning programme we discuss the diagnosis and management of common fungal infections with Dr Michael Boffa. We also explore common pitfalls in the management of these common skin conditi...
  • Burnout in Health Care Professionals - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 4 months ago
    • 222 views
    Perhaps one of the most important eLearning videos for medical professionals in general.

    Suffice it to say that it is estimated that more than 30% of medical professionals experience this problem...
  • eHealth Week 2017 - Malta - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 109 views
    From 10th to 12th May 2017, the Maltese Presidency and the European Commission will jointly host a High-Level eHealth Conference in Malta, at which leading health policy makers from EU Member State...
  • The MMR Vaccine - the real scientific facts - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 6 months ago
    • 331 views
    TheSynapse interviews Victoria Farrugia Sant'Angelo, Principal GP at Primary Health Directorate Malta and Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Policy (ACIP) Malta who speaks about ...
  • Join TheSynapse today - Duration: 23 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 22 views
    TheSynapse www.thesynapse.net provides content that matters for busy medical professionals.

    Join TheSynapse and receive regularly updated relevant medical news, access a large on line eLearning vi...
  • Controversies regarding the use of bisphosphonates in fracture prevention - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 7 months ago
    • 207 views
    As the population ages, the prevalence of osteoporosis increases with resultant increase in the risks of bone fractures. We are also referring more people for assessment of bone mineral density, th...
  • The impact of a CT-based approach on the diagnosis and management of chest pain - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 8 months ago
    • 128 views
    In this elearning interview, Dr Luise Reichmuth, Cardiac Radiologist, speaks about the recent developments in computed tomography (CT) technology as a means of obtaining high-resolution images of t...
  • Latest guidelines in the management of hypertension - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 8 months ago
    • 998 views
    In this elearning interview, Dr Alexander Borg, Consultant Cardiologist with a special interest in Cardiovascular Imaging, clarifies the standard definition of hypertension, how best to approach a ...
  • Research for non researchers - presenting your research - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    • 117 views
    After collecting your data using the right sampling methods, analysed your data and making your own conclusions, there just remains what is probably the most important step in the whole research pr...
  • Research for non researchers - analysing and organising your data - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 9 months ago
    • 112 views
    This is part two of a three part series on research methods where Prof Victor Grech gives useful tips and hints on how collected data is organised and analysed.

    Prof Victor Grech MD PhD (Lond) Ph...
  • Research for non Researchers - sampling methods - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 10 months ago
    • 103 views
    One of the fist things that need to be considering when embarking on any research project is to ensure that the data is really representative of the population you want to study. Accurate sampling ...
  • Systemic Family Therapy - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 11 months ago
    • 872 views
    Systemic Family T


    How has science, war, missiles, ecology and failure of drug rehabilitation programmes contributed to family therapy.

    Family therapy, also referred to as systemic therapy, is a...
  • Dermfest 2016 - an interview with Dr Michael Boffa - Duration: 6 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 11 months ago
    • 152 views
    The annual academic meeting of the Malta association of Dermatology and Venereology, Dermfest, will be held on the 12 November 2016.

    In this interview, we are given a taster of what to expect by D...
  • The Maltese Cardiac Society Conference - Duration: 5 minutes, 56 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 352 views
    Dear Colleagues,


    We would like to inform you that the Maltese Cardiac Society Conference is due to be held on Friday 21st-Saturday 22nd October at Mater Dei Hospital, with a private sponsored eve...
  • Updates in the management of Liver Failure - Duration: 6 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 133 views
    Acute liver failure is the appearance of severe complications rapidly after the first signs of liver disease , and indicates that the liver has sustained severe damage (loss of function of 80–90% o...
  • Private Cord Blood Banking - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 258 views
    Private cord blood banking has been available for many years. It as been advertised very heavily. But is it an investment or another case of 'just in case syndrome'.

    In this video Dr Schembri Wis...
  • Herbal Medicine - Science vs Tradition - Duration: 8 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 349 views
    Herbal medicine is widely used and often promoted as a safer alternative to conventional medicine.
    There are many misconceptions regarding the use of herbal medicine and it is very important for me...
  • Embryo Freezing and IVF - Duration: 18 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 216 views
    In this video we discuss Embryo Freezing in the context of In Vitro Fertilization. Prof Jean Calleja Agius discusses various techniques and recent developments in In Vitro Fertilization.

    Professor...
  • Obesity - the role of Bariatric Surgery - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 402 views
    Obesity is responsible for multiple chronic medical conditions. Treatment of obesity is never easy and successful treatment more often than not requires a multidisciplinary approach. Bariatric surg...
  • Trends in Joint Replacement Surgery - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 201 views
    Joint replacement surgery has evolved greatly over the last few decades. The age range and complexities of surgery has progressed and evolved due to changes in materials as well as improvement in s...
  • Advances in the management of peripheral vascular disease in Diabetics - Duration: 15 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 723 views
    In this eLearning video, Prof Kevin Cassar discusses the recent advances in the management of peripheral vascular disease in diabetic patients and what can be done by health care professionals to i...
  • Coeliac Disease, Food Allergies and Food Intolerance - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 203 views
    Coeliac Disease and Food Intolerance seem to be receiving more exposure as times goes by and are even at times these terms are used interchangeably.
    This is further fueled by media adverts claimin...
  • Medical Indemnity Insurance - what you need to know - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 342 views
    This video is intended to give an overview of Medical Indemnity Insurance and is the first video of its kind on The Synapse. For this interview we invited Mr. Peter England from England Insurance A...
  • Antibiotics - Handle with Care - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 196 views
    The first World Antibiotic Awareness Week aims to increase awareness of global antibiotic resistance and to encourage best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to av...
  • Indemnity insurance for medical Professionals - Duration: 12 minutes.

    • 1 year ago
    • 5 views
  • Managing Breast Cancer - an update - Duration: 16 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 401 views
    The management of Breast Cancer has changed dramatically over the years.
    Not only has the surgical techniques changed but a team approach is now the rule rather than the exception.
    This eLearning ...
  • Vaccines and Vaccine Preventable Illness - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 119 views
    Welcome to another edition of TheSynapse eLearning series where we discuss the topic of vaccines and vaccine preventable illness.

    In this edition we are proud to have Dr Mark Muscat who is a publ...
  • Emergency preparedness - Duration: 8 minutes, 5 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 227 views
    Emergency preparedness is very important in all societies. A mass casualty incident is any incident where the number of casualties and the requirements to deal with that incident outweights the ava...
  • Investigation and Management of Erectile Dysfunction - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 90 views
    Erectile dysfunction is a common sexual problem in men. The aetiology can range from psychogenic to vascular problems.

    Clinicians need to investigate the cause of the problem before treatment.

    E...
  • Modern Management of HIV - Duration: 17 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 265 views
    The management of HIV / AIDS has changed since the discovery of this disease three decades ago.
    In this video, Dr Tonio Piscopo discusses modern management of HIV.
    Dr Piscopo is a Consultant in In...
  • Investigations and Management of Erectile Dysfunction - Duration: 13 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 600 views
    Erectile dysfunction is a common sexual problem in men. The aetiology can range from psychogenic to vascular problems.
    Clinicians need to investigate the cause of the problem before treatment.
    Eff...
  • The Role of the Sports and Exercise Medicine Specialist - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 406 views
    In this video, Dr Kirill Micallef Stafrace gives us an insight on a relatively new speciality – that of Sports and Exercise Medicine

    We know that increasing physical activity and exercise are cruc...
  • Diabetes - the role of various classes of medications - Duration: 22 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 374 views
    Over the last decade or so we have seen huge developments in the drug management of diabetes starting with the re discovery of old medications like metformin which has regained importance in the ma...
  • Asthma and COPD - Diagnosis and Management Update - Duration: 10 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 705 views
    Another video in TheSynapse eCME series discussing Asthma, COPD and interlap between these two diseases as well as medications for controlling these diseases.

    About the speaker

    Prof Joseph Caccio...
  • TheSynapse eLearning - Role of Aspirin in Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease - Duration: 11 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 364 views
    Aspirin was discovered in 1897. Since then it has been used extensively in the prevention of Cardiovascular disease. The ESC Guidelines 2012 state that 'Aspirin cannot be recommended in primary pre...
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    Chronic Facial Pain - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 1,500 views
    Not all chronic facial pain is chronic sinusitis. In this interview, Mr Adrian Agius, ENT surgeon discusses the differential diagnosis and management of chronic facial pain, highlighting the fact t...
  • Facilitation Smoking Cessation is an important role for all medical professionals.

    In this interview, Dr Charmaine Gauci describes how the medical professional can have an active role in helping patients start a tobacco free life.

    Smoking Cessation - the role of the medical professional - Duration: 9 minutes, 22 seconds.

    • 2 years ago
    • 208 views
    Smoking is responsible for a lot of mortality and morbidity. Facilitation Smoking Cessation is an important role for all medical professionals.
    In this interview, Dr Charmaine Gauci describes how ...
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    Ebola - information and tips for Maltese Medical Professionals - Duration: 14 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 200 views
    TheSynapse interview with Dr Michael Borg, Consultant in infection Control.
    The video gives important information and tips regarding the diagnosis and management of cases where Ebola is part of th...
  • TheSynapse Interview - Prof. Joseph Pace - Duration: 19 minutes.

    • 2 years ago
    • 286 views
    The 2014 IUSTI Europe Congress “Migration, recreation, and sexual health” was held in Malta between 18-20 September. The host was the Maltese Association of Dermatology & Venereology (MADV) strongl...
  • American Academy of Dermatology - Channel

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    The American Academy of Dermatology is the largest, most influential and most representative of all dermatologic associations. With a membership of more than 18,000, it represents virtually all practi
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