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Archive for March, 2009
Podcast 36: Michael K. Kearney is our guest. He talks about the self-care of clinicians engaged in end-of-life care.
Joe Elia • March 30th, 2009
Categories: Audio, death, End of life, Patient care
We’ve got an interview with the first author of JAMA‘s final installment in its series on end-of-life care. The last paper focuses on the (necessary) self-care of clinicians who care for the dying. It’s an interesting discussion. Please call 1-617-440-4374 if you have any comments. I’ll toss them into the mix. This week’s links: Intensive [...]
Podcast 35: Clinical Conversations reprises an interview with Mary Tinetti about falls in the elderly.
Joe Elia • March 20th, 2009
Clinical Conversations, the podcast formerly known as Admitting Diagnosis, offers this week a reprise interview from last summer: Mary Tinetti talks about preventing falls in the elderly. Call 1-617-440-4374 to leave a suggestion. Let’s hear from you. Links: Prostate Cancer Screening Controversy Not Dead Yet Diabetics and Patients over 65 Show Bigger Survival Benefit from [...]
Podcast 34: An interview with Cheryl Bushnell of Wake Forest about her paper in BMJ concerning migraines during pregnancy and the possibility of their relation to strokes and other vascular problems.
Joe Elia • March 13th, 2009
BMJ‘s paper on the possible association of migraine during pregnancy and stroke (and other vascular problems) is the focus of this week’s interview. We speak with first-author Dr. Cheryl Bushnell. And then there’s the week’s news, plus a message from a listener! It could have been you, if only you’d called 1-617-440-4374 and made a [...]
Podcast 33: We repeat, after the principal news of the week, an interview with Stephen Hetz, co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq”
Joe Elia • March 8th, 2009
This week’s podcast includes an interview from September 2008 with Stephen Hetz, co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq,” published last summer by the Surgeon General. We’re going to change our name to “Clinical Conversations.” which, come to think of it, makes more sense than “Admitting Diagnosis,” but doesn’t have the mystery and the [...]