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Posts Tagged ‘dementia’
Joe Elia • February 17th, 2012
Categories: Alzheimer disease, Audio, Cognitive impairment, screening, Uncategorized
Joe Elia • April 16th, 2010
Categories: Acute Coronary Syndrome, Audio, Cardiology, COURAGE study, Uncategorized
Podcast 71: We revisit, after a look at current clinical news, a conversation on the late clinical course of dementia.
Joe Elia • January 22nd, 2010
Categories: Audio, dementia, Uncategorized
I tried arranging an interview across a 13-hour time difference, with no luck. We revisit, instead, an October conversation about the late clinical course of dementia. First a look at the news. Comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or to 1-617-440-4374. Interview link: Advanced Dementia’s Course News links: Massachusetts elects a U.S. Senator Screening and treating children for [...]
Joe Elia • October 16th, 2009
Categories: dementia, Elderly, End of life
We talk with Susan Mitchell, a Harvard researcher who set out to characterize the final clinical stages of advanced dementia. There are some surprises — namely, the benefit of clear communications with patients and their families (which, come to think of it, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise at all). Talk with us at [...]
Podcast 43: An interview with Martha Gulati on her research into the cardiovascular risks faced by symptomatic women who have normal angiograms.
Joe Elia • May 17th, 2009
Categories: Cardiology, Diagnosis, Uncategorized
Northwestern’s Martha Gulati has just published a paper in Archives of Internal Medicine about the hazards of treating symptomatic women with normal angiograms as if they had a benign prognosis. We’ll talk with her after a look at the news, and a reminder that you can really help Clinical Conversations with your feedback. The place [...]
Podcast 39: A conversation with Kimford Meador about a new paper assessing the later cognitive effects of fetal exposure to antiepileptic drugs.
Joe Elia • April 20th, 2009
Categories: antiepileptic drugs, Audio, Valproate
Neurologists have talked about these effects for a while, but now they’ve got evidence showing that valproate lowers IQ at age 3 by almost 10 points. Since only half the antiepileptics are used in epilepsy, the results will affect everyone caring for women of reproductive age. Kimford Meador of Emory University is here to talk [...]