This week’s topics include treating infants with bronchiolitis, orthotics for heel
pain, medications for behavioral issues in people with dementia, and treating Helicobacter
pylori infection in people with early gastric cancer.
0:40 Orthotics for plantar heel pain 1:40 Not really helpful 2:41 Risk factors include low arch 3:01 CMS and use of medicines in people with dementia 4:01 Increased use of mood-altering drugs 5:01 Increases risk of death 5:45 Infection with H.pylori and gastric cancers 6:45 Chronic inflammation and cell change 7:45 Don’t know if screening helps in low and intermediate risk 8:23 High flow oxygen in infant bronchiolitis 9:23 Stabilized condition 10:51 End
This week’s topics include mortality statistics since 1980 across the US, domestic
healthcare costs, an iPad intervention for colorectal cancer screening, and real world
experience with clot retrieval in stroke.
0:40 An iPad intervention for colorectal ca screening 1:40 I need colorectal cancer screening 2:42 Hopefully hooked into having screening 3:02 Real world experience with clot retrieval after stroke 4:03 Lower complication rate 5:05 Patterns of mortality relative to substance abuse and self harm 6:08 This data helpful, county by county 7:03 Rural area more problematic 7:15 Medical costs in the US 8:15 Why costs so high? 9:15 Just prolong a few months 10:11 End
This week’s topics include the dangers of e-cigarettes, steroids and asthma, five
types of diabetes, and a single PSA measurement and outcomes.
0:41 Looking at metabolites of e-cigarettes 1:41 Increased organic compounds in blood 2:43 Targeting to this population 3:00 One time screening for prostate cancer 4:00 Did not decrease prostate cancer mortality at all 5:00 New tests will become available 5:17 Five subtypes of diabetes 6:17 Severe insulin deficient 7:16 Previously only classified by HbA1c 8:19 Metabolic measures 8:39 300 million people worldwide with asthma 9:45 Make sure they are optimally managed 10:33 End
This week’s topics include fluids best for resuscitation, a blood test for 8 cancers,
managing chronic pain for disadvantaged folks, and varicose veins and other circulatory
0:43 CancerSEEK, a blood test for cancer 1:44 For some of the cancers no screening test exists 2:44 Compared to a normal population 3:45 Specificity in a healthy population may not apply 4:33 Managing chronic pain in a disadvantaged population 5:33 Tough population with tailored CBT 6:33 Varicose veins and DVT 7:33 An association perhaps with common risk factors 8:22 Critically ill patients and fluid use 9:23 Helps kidneys but no difference in mortality 10:48 End
This week’s topics include anticoagulation after knee or hip surgery, proper treatment
of ARDS, dermatology consults for cellulitis in the hospital, and avoiding delirium
in the ICU.
0:39 Management of ARDS 1:37 Mechanical ventilation is important 2:34 Volume of air with each breath 3:21 Anticoagulation after hip or knee replacement 4:22 Aspirin versus NOAC 5:23 No studies of only aspirin 5:35 Benefits of in hospital dermatologists 6:35 Got correct diagnosis in cellulitis 7:31 Prevention of delirium in the ICU 8:31 Treatment with haloperidol did not improve outcomes 10:14 End