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December 17th, 2010
Podcast 111: A look back on the year’s most clinically important developments.
(14 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)
Dr. Danielle Scheurer and Joe Elia have a free-form discussion on what’s happened over the past year.
Links to those stories (and, sometimes, interviews) are attached here.
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Discussion-related links (they are all free links):
- Screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT (National Cancer Institute announcement)
- Clinical Conversations interview with a principal investigator on the lung-cancer screening trial
- Annals of Internal Medicine study warning against false-positive findings with CT screening
- Emphasizing chest compressions in CPR (Physician’s First Watch summary)
- Guidelines for clinicians performing CPR (from Circulation)
- Disparate views on PCI’s benefits between patients and their physicians — after informed consent
- U.S. lags behind other developed countries in health measures (Commonwealth Fund report summary)
- National Healthcare Quality Report 2009
Categories: 2010, Annual review, Audio, Uncategorized, Year's top medical stories
Tags: affordable care act, antiplatelet therapy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, CPR, dabigatran, Informed consent, lung cancer screening, national health, PPI, proton pump inhibitors, Rivaroxaban
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