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Posts Tagged ‘guidelines’
Podcast 156: Using low-dose CT screening for lung cancer in defined populations — a conversation with Peter Bach
Joe Elia • May 20th, 2012
Categories: Audio, CT screening, lung cancer, screening, Uncategorized
Podcast 77: We revisit a conversation on treating community-acquired pneumonia according to the guidelines (and we’ve got current news).
Joe Elia • March 5th, 2010
Categories: Audio, Community-acquired pneumonia, guidelines, IDSA/ATS Guidelines, Uncategorized
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 email@example.com. 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 [...]
Joe Elia • September 21st, 2009
Categories: Community-acquired pneumonia, guidelines, IDSA/ATS Guidelines
When treated according to 2007 IDSA/ATS guidelines, community-acquired pneumonia is a less dangerous disease. You need to administer only 10 guideline-compliant treatments to elderly people, according to one estimate, in order to save a life. A good deal, no? We have the authors of two papers on the benefits of compliance as our guests this [...]
Podcast 10: News and interview with Dr. Michel Ovize, Professor of Physiology and Cardiology, Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon
Joe Elia • August 1st, 2008
Categories: Audio, Cardiology
This week, after our usual news roundup, Michel Ovize is our guest, and he talks about preventing reperfusion injury during interventions for myocardial infarction. It all has to do with mitochondrial pores. Journal Watch links New NAMS Position Statement on Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy Cyclosporine Attenuates Reperfusion Injury During Stenting Does Cyclosporine Protect Against Myocardial Reperfusion [...]
Podcast 9: News and interview with Prof. Robert Hogg, British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver.
admin • July 26th, 2008
Categories: epidemiology, HIV, Infectious Diseases
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
admin • June 13th, 2008
Categories: Patient care
An interview with Steven Woloshin explores his work in showing patients the magnitude of the risks they face from, for example, smoking. Avian flu vaccine http://infectious-diseases.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Dementia and melatonin, according to a JAMA study http://psychiatry.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/610/1 ADHD http://pediatrics.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/610/1 Revised guidelines for treating cardiac arrhythmias http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Patients in ICUs http://hospital-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/609/1 Interview http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/611/1 Motorcycle helmet law http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/uops-hii061008.php