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Posts Tagged ‘COPD’
Joe Elia • September 17th, 2010
Categories: Audio, Chondroitin, glucosamine, Osteoarthritis, pain, Uncategorized
Joe Elia • June 18th, 2010
Categories: Audio, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD, corticosteroids, Uncategorized
Podcast 89: Glasses aren’t just for reading any more. Listen in to how they can help the elderly avoid falls.
Joe Elia • May 28th, 2010
Joe Elia • February 19th, 2010
Categories: amlodipine, Audio, hypertension, nephropathy, Uncategorized
Patients with hypertension at risk for cardiovascular events have done better with an ACE inhibitor-calcium channel blocker combination than with the ACE inhibitor plus hydrochlorothiazide. The ACCOMPLISH investigators have now reported on their analysis of progression-of-nephropathy outcomes in their trial. We interview the first author of the analysis, Dr. George Bakris of the University of [...]
Podcast 53: Patients extubated with hypercapnia can be managed better with noninvasive ventilation, a new study shows.
Joe Elia • August 14th, 2009
Categories: COPD, Intensive care, noninvasive ventilation
Dr. Miquel Ferrer of the University of Barcelona took some time away from his holiday to talk with us about an article he’s just published in Lancet. His research shows that in a subgroup of patients with chronic respiratory diseases (mostly COPD) who are undergoing extubation but who remain in hypercapnia, noninvasive ventilation support is [...]
Podcast 15: The week’s news, plus an interview with Dr. Alexi A. Wright about her article in JAMA on end-of-life conversations and their cascading benefits
Joe Elia • October 10th, 2008
Categories: Audio, End of life, Uncategorized
The medical news gods were generous this week, providing a wealth of stories to choose from. Plus, the Nobel prizes were announced. We’re especially fortunate to have an interview with a researcher whose findings relate directly to your clinical work. Journal Watch links: Patients and Caregivers Benefit from End-of-Life Discussions Tiotropium Alleviates Symptoms, Doesn’t Reduce [...]