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Posts Tagged ‘pain’
Joe Elia • November 5th, 2010
Categories: Audio, falls, Patient care, Quality of care, Uncategorized
Joe Elia • September 17th, 2010
Categories: Audio, Chondroitin, glucosamine, Osteoarthritis, pain, Uncategorized
Joe Elia • December 5th, 2009
Categories: Audio, Empiric therapy, Fusobacteria, Pharyngitis
Dr. Robert Centor of the University of Alabama at Birmingham believes that the paradigm for treating pharyngitis in adolescents and young adults must change. Listen to our conversation and hear why. Here are this week’s links: Interview: Commentary Urges ‘Expanding the Diagnostic Paradigm of Pharyngitis’ in Young People Robert Centor’s blog — “Medrants” News stories: [...]
Podcast 66: Niacin versus ezetimibe in the face of high cardiovascular risk — a conversation with the ARBITER 6-HALTS trialist Allen Taylor
Joe Elia • November 22nd, 2009
Categories: Audio, Cardiology, Ezetimibe, niacin
One of the more intriguing pieces of research presented at the American Heart Association this week (and simultaneously released online in the New England Journal of Medicine) shows that extended-release niacin outperforms ezetimibe in high-risk patients. We talk with Dr. Allen J. Taylor, the study’s first author. Contact us at 1-617-440-4374 or write email@example.com. This [...]
Podcast 50: A re-podcast of an interview from February regarding the FDA’s plans for tightening regulations on opioid use.
Joe Elia • July 19th, 2009
Categories: opioid drugs, pain, Uncategorized
This week the FDA approved a form of fentanyl that can be administered through the buccal mucosa — but its label carries boxed warnings. And two weeks ago, the opioid propoxyphene got boxed warnings on its Darvon and Darvocet formulations. The FDA is trying to regulate the opioids more closely, reminding prescribers and users of [...]
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 [...]