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Archive for June, 2008

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June 27th, 2008

Podcast 5: News and interview with Dr. Jack Hirsh, Professor Emeritus, Dept of Medicine, McMaster and Founding Director of the Henderson Research Centre, Hamilton Ontario

Jack Hirsh discusses the American College of Chest Physicians’ new guidelines on antithrombotic and thrombolytic therapy. Home blood pressure monitoring http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/624/2 Depression and diabetes http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/623/2 http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/1 Stroke risk http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/624/1 Rivaroxaban http://oncology-hematology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/625/1


June 20th, 2008

Podcast 4: News and interview with Dr. Larry Allen, Clinical Instructor in Cardiology, Duke

Larry Allen talks with us about patients’ estimates of their life expectancy, compared with what disease models predict. Antiepileptic drugs http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/619/1 Antipsychotic drug http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2007/315/5 Inhalers http://pediatrics.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/1 Induced labor http://womens-health.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/619/1 Rate vs. rhythm http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/2 Dr. Allen interview http://depts.washington.edu/shfm/ http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/299/21/2533 http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/5 http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/5 http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1


June 13th, 2008

Podcast 3: Interview with Dr. Steven Woloshin of Dartmouth Medical School

An interview with Steven Woloshin explores his work in showing patients the magnitude of the risks they face from, for example, smoking. Avian flu vaccine http://infectious-diseases.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Dementia and melatonin, according to a JAMA study http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/610/1 ADHD http://pediatrics.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/610/1 Revised guidelines for treating cardiac arrhythmias http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Patients in ICUs http://hospital-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/609/1 Interview http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Motorcycle helmet law http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/uops-hii061008.php


June 6th, 2008

Podcast 2: Interview with Dr. Joseph Ross of Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

In this week’s interview, Joseph Ross talks with us about the prevalence of guest-authorship and ghostwriting in the medical literature. Diabetes research. http://content.nejm.org/ Asthma http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/603/1 Aliskiren http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1 http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1 Post-stroke depression http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/528/1 Cell phones and brain cancer http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/03/health/03well.html?ref=health


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