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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 News-related links: Evaluating long-term […]


September 21st, 2009

Podcast 57: Treating community-acquired pneumonia according to the 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 […]


August 1st, 2008

Podcast 10: News and interview with Dr. Michel Ovize, Professor of Physiology and Cardiology, Universite Claude Bernard, Lyon

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 Injury?


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


June 13th, 2008

Podcast 3: Interview with Dr. Steven Woloshin of Dartmouth Medical School

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


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