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March 5th, 2010

Podcast 77: We revisit a conversation on treating community-acquired pneumonia according to the guidelines (and we’ve got current news).

Our attempts to get an interview with a researcher were unavailing, so we’ve  gone to plan B and repeat a useful look at treating community-acquired pneumonia according to guideline recommendations. Please leave comments and complaints at jelia@jwatch.org. You can call and voice these at 1-617-440-4374. Interview-related links: Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Guideline-Compliant Treatment Is Better IDSA/ATS guidelines […]


January 8th, 2010

Podcast 69: Eating soy foods and survival after breast cancer

I’ve been on vacation, and I hope that you’ve managed to sneak some time away as well. In December, JAMA published an article associating increased survival after breast cancer with eating even modest amounts of soy food regularly. The work was done using a cohort in Shanghai, and the study’s first author agreed to an […]


April 3rd, 2009

Podcast 37: A conversation with Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia’s Donald Griesdale about a meta-analysis on tight glucose control in the ICU.

This week we talk with Don Griesdale about his meta-analysis on glucose control during intensive care. The evidence is complex, but we hope the presentation is straightforward and useful. You’ll let us know if it isn’t, right? Just call us at 1-617-440-4374 and leave a message. This week’s links: Medicare Rehospitalization Data Highlight Importance of […]


March 30th, 2009

Podcast 36: Michael K. Kearney is our guest. He talks about the self-care of clinicians engaged in end-of-life 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 […]


September 27th, 2008

Podcast 13: News and interview with Dr. Stephen Hetz, co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq” and director of medical education at Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso.

This week’s podcast includes an interview with Stephen Hetz, co-editor of the recently published book “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq.” Journal Watch links Thrombolysis for Stroke Within 4.5 Hours Is Safe and Effective Extending the Time Frame for Alteplase: The ECASS III Trial Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetic Pregnant Women Maternal Influenza Vaccination Reduces […]


July 26th, 2008

Podcast 9: News and interview with Prof. Robert Hogg, British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver.

This week, Robert Hogg gives us his perspective on the increasing longevity seen with HIV infection in high-income countries. Journal Watch links Lipid Screening in Childhood – New Recommendations from the AAP Consensus Statement Issued for Managing Prediabetes Medicare to Reimburse Doctors Extra for Electronic Prescriptions


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