JAMA Clinical Reviews: Interviews about ideas & innovations in medicine, science & clinical practice. Listen & earn CME credit.
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Author interviews that explore the latest clinical reviews.
||CleanSystematic Approach to a New Onset Seizure||Between 8% and 10% of the population will have a seizure at one point in life. It's important to distinguish seizures from other entities that can look like them and, once a diagnosis of a seizure is established, know how to treat them. In this...||12/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Medicare Star Ratings to Select Hospitals||Medicare recently developed a star rating system to help consumers determine the quality of care delivered at various hospitals. This rating system was considered controversial by many. In this podcast we discuss the rating system with one of its...||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreatments for Hyperemesis Gravidarum and Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy||Nearly all women experience some element of nausea and vomiting during their pregnancies. In this podcast we review the entire spectrum of disease all the way up to hyperemesis gravidarum and how to provide care for women experiencing these problems....||10/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFluid Resuscitation for Patients in Septic Shock||When managing septic shock, passive leg raising is the best test to determine if a patient is likely to respond to a fluid bolus, better than CVP lines or even bedside ultrasound. Dr Najib Ayas, Associate professor of Critical Care Medicine at the...||9/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States||Drug prices continue to rise in the US. Many solutions have been proposed but few have been implemented. Drs. Janet Woodcock from the FDA and Aaron Kesselheim, author of The High Cost of Prescription Drugs in the United States from the Harvard...||8/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClinical Management of Opioid Use Disorder||Edward H. Livingston, MD, discusses the British Columbia Ministry of Health’s 2015 guidelines on clinical management of opioid use disorder in adults with Keith Ahamad, MD, Evan Wood, MD, PhD, ABIM, FRCPC, Tony L. Yaksh, PhD,...||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreating Opioid Use Disorder Using Implantable Devices||Richard N. Rosenthal, MD discusses a randomized clinical trial demonstrating the efficacy of an implantable buprenorphine-releasing device for treating opioid use disorder.||7/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReview of Lyme Disease||Lyme disease is very common in certain regions of the country and is caused by the spirochete Borrelia bergdorferi. Lyme disease is transmitted by tick bites and in this podcast we review the discovery of Lyme disease, its major clinical features, and...||7/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPersistent Diarrhea||Persistent diarrhea is a poorly recognized syndrome in all populations that requires proper assessment and diagnosis to ensure that affected individuals receive the treatment needed to experience improvement of clinical symptoms. Listen to Drs Herbert...||6/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Discovery of Lyme Disease with Dr Allen Steere||Dr Allen Steere discovered Lyme disease and discusses what he saw and did when confronted early in his career with a previously undescribed disease. Late stage disease, a form not commonly seen today, is discussed in detail since that is how the...||6/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGERD and Esophagitis||Drs Stuart Spechler and Peter Kahrilis discuss GERD and esophagitis--how they occur and how they are treated. Dr Spechler also discusses a new hypothesis regarding how reflux esophagitis is caused that differs from the traditional teaching that acid...||5/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adolescents||Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD is a very common problem affecting about 10% of all adolescents. Children with ADHD have short attention spans, are hyperactive, talk a great deal, can be disruptive in the classroom etc.-features that...||5/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiagnosing Infectious Mononucleosis||Mononucleosis is a common disease of young adults manifested by lethargy, fever, pharyngitis, lymphadenopathy and splenomegaly. In this podcast, we review the clinical features of the disease and how good each of them is at establishing a diagnosis of...||4/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpioid Prescribing: Rising to the Challenge||An opioid abuse epidemic now plagues US healthcare. It was caused, in part, by overzealous advocacy for controlling chronic pain resulting in overuse of narcotics. There are now 2 million Americans addicted to opioids. The approach for treating...||3/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreating Geriatric Polypharmacy by Deintensifying Unnecessary Diabetes Treatment||Polypharmacy is a rapidly worsening problem that hits elderly patients particularly hard. As patients grow older, they need more medications but at the same time become less capable of managing the complexity of drug treatments. In order...||3/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2015 Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations for Women at Average Risk||The American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines have been changed to recommend annual screening for women older than 45 and every other year screening for women older than 55. Older women should only pursue screening if they have a more...||2/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAntibiotic Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults||Community acquired pneumonia accounts for 600,000 hospital admissions a year. Many patients with this disease are quite ill and have a very high mortality. To save lives, the appropriate antibiotics should be given in a timely basis, but it is not...||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDietary Guidelines for Americans, part 2||The 2015-2020 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans were recently released. They are intended to provide guidance for health policy officials and clinicians regarding healthy diets and establishing goals for improving nutrition. These are important...||2/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPeripheral Neuropathy||Peripheral neuropathy is a highly prevalent and morbid condition affecting 2% to 7% of the population. Patients frequently experience pain and are at risk of falls, ulcerations, and amputations. It is most commonly occurs in patients with diabetes....||1/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Constipation||Constipation is one of the most frequent problems clinicians are asked to deal with. Despite how common it is, constipation is frequently not treated adequately. In this podcast, Arnold Wald, MD, explains a stepwise approach to the management of...||1/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAntibiotics vs Appendectomy for Uncomplicated Appendicitis Treatment||Appendicitis is one of the most common reasons people undergo abdominal surgery. Lost in history are the reasons why appendectomy was performed in the first place, and in the hundred years since appendicitis was first described, many changes in...||12/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHead Trauma||Minor head trauma usually does not cause significant brain injury. To be safe, clinicians often obtain head CT scans to ensure no major injury is present. For minor head trauma (Glascow coma scale 13-15), the risk to benefit ratio for head CT is...||12/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGraves Disease||Edward H. Livingston, MD discusses Graves disease with David Cooper, MD, author of Management of Graves Disease: A Review||12/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanProstate Cancer Screening||Edward H. Livingston MD, explores the topic of prostate cancer screening in author interviews with: Dan Merenstein about losing a malpractice case despite following evidence-based medicine guidelines (PSA Screening — I Finally...||11/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome?||ACS is a common and potentially lethal problem. However, only about 10% of patients who present to an emergency department with chest pain actually have ACS. In this JAMA Clinical Reviews podcast, we discuss which signs, symptoms and tests used to...||11/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Likelihood Ratios to Understand How Chest Pain Predicts Acute Coronary Syndrome||Interview with David Simel, MD, author of Does This Patient With Chest Pain Have Acute Coronary Syndrome? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review||11/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExplaining the Improved Health of the US: Mortality Trends 1969-2013||Interview with Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, PhD, author of Temporal Trends in Mortality in the United States, 1969-2013, and J. Michael McGinnis, MD, MPP, author of Mortality Trends and Signs of Health Progress. Also in this episode is a conversation with...||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMedical Therapies for Adult Chronic Sinusitis||Interview with Luke Rudmik, MD, MSc, author of Medical Therapies for Adult Chronic Sinusitis: A Systematic Review. This systematic review summarizes the evidence-based medical treatment of adult chronic sinusitis and proposes a treatment algorithm.||9/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPosttraumatic Stress Disorder||Edward H. Livingston, MD, interviews a war veteran and discusses PTSD with Maria Steenkamp, PhD, author of Psychotherapy for Military-Related PTSD, and Michele Spoont, PhD, author of Rational Clinical Exam: Does This Patient Have Posttraumatic Stress...||8/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreatment of Atrial Fibrillation||Edward H. Livingston, MD discusses atrial fibrillation with Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, author of Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, and talks about new technologies to facilitate screening for atrial fibrillation with Leslie Saxon, MD.||7/21/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMedical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Problems||Interview with Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, author of Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems: A Clinical Review, and Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MBBS, MD, author of Medical Marijuana: Is the Cart Before the Horse?||6/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation||Edward H. Livingston, MD discusses stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation with Gregory Lip, MD, author of Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review||5/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAchalasia||The JAMA Clinical Review||5/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Great clinical reviews
This is exactly the sort of brief, up-to-date, applicable medical review I was searching for!
Concise and Understandable
Love this! Perfect for primary care providers; concise and easy to listen to while doing other things. Please, keep them coming!
This has been a great way to listen to recommended evidence-based practices as I am driving. Very good quality discussions with incorporation of patient statements. Keep them coming!
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