Posts Tagged ‘warfarin’

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March 8th, 2009

Podcast 33: We repeat, after the principal news of the week, an interview with Stephen Hetz, co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq”

This week’s podcast includes an interview from September 2008 with Stephen Hetz, co-editor of “War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq,” published last summer by the Surgeon General. We’re going to change our name to “Clinical Conversations.” which, come to think of it, makes more sense than “Admitting Diagnosis,” but doesn’t have the mystery and the […]


February 20th, 2009

Podcast 31: Making your clinical life easier — with genetics. Dr. Julie Johnson talks about using a patient’s genetic profile to help set their initial warfarin dose more accurately. You got a problem with that?

Starting a patient on warfarin is nobody’s idea of a good time, but pharmacogenetic research can help. A study in this week’s NEJM shows the advantage of using genetic information (plus some clinical data) over the old “start at 5 mg a day and pray for success” approach. We talk with Julie Johnson of the […]


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