The SAD Reality of AD management

5Aug

*sigh* Alzheimer's disease is awful. 

 

Let's talk about management, or at least how best to handle it.

Guideline Update! Anticoagulation and Endoscopy

31Jul

We're back!

 

Let's talk what to do with Warfarin/coumadin, DOACs, antiplatelets/aspirin at the time of EGDs and Colonoscopy based on the most recent guidelines in the spring

COPD Management

17Jun

Let's review an important topic for Primary Care - COPD! Because it's actually easier than we make it out to be, and can be managed by PCPs in the clinic.  Let's review the 2020 GOLD recommendations.

To Use or Not to Use - PCSK9 and Ezetimibe.

10Jun

Let's have a talk based on a very recent meta-analysis from the BMJ about PCSK9 and ezetimibe use in prevention of ASCVD/MACEvents.

Common Abdominal Symptoms that Should Alarm You

3Jun

TITLE.  

 

POEM FROM AFP

 

IS GOOD TO REVIEW.

 

BYE.

 

Does the White Coat Matter?

27May

Fun article to discuss today, does it matter whether you wear a white coat to patients?

Deprescribing PPIs - New Guidelines Update from the AGA

20May

PPIs are usually great.  PPIs sometimes need to go away. Let's talk about De-prescribing PPIs from a new guideline update from the AGA. OK

No more Salt Restriction for CHF? NOT SO FAST, MY FRIEND

13May

Very confusing study and very confusing popular media reporting on the topic, all leads to good topic to talk about in podcast form.

Guideline Update! Aspirin for Primary Prevention of CVD

9May

We're back! New pod episode!

Practice Efficiency: Documentation part 2!

18Mar

You suck at documenting. Let's talk why and focus on how to get better.

Practice Efficiency: Documentation!

17Mar

Today we go back to Practice Efficiency and look at clinic documentation!  Something we can ALL get better about.  I have thoughts. ALL THE THOUGHTS.

Guideline Update! Adult Pneumonia Vaccines!

25Feb

New update! Goodbye Pneumovax 23. Hello PCV 20.  Prevnar is back, baby?

IBS responds to Placebo! A study

5Feb

Primary Care…. in SPACE?

15Jan

Just a short, fun episode on human physiology and space travel. Probably not clinically relevant but maaaaaaaaaybe one day? Nah, probably not.  

Best Practice - Titrating BP Meds in Elderly

6Jan

Hey! New study! Is it better to increase a current medication to max dose or start new medication? We know the answer in general population, but let's talk about elderly specific patients.

The Possible Problems of PE Protocols

12Dec

I like alliteration. Today is about a possible new PE protocol we can follow to rule out false positive D-Dimers by adjusting its threshold based on some variables. BUT, this can be confusing. And hard to remember. Are adding more and more complex algorithms actually worth it?

Review: Acne Treatment

27Nov

Hey everyone, simple and quick review of acne treatment today. Tune in and review!

Changing Treatment for Pediatric Pneumonia?

18Nov

New study! Short course, low dose Amox NON INFERIOR to traditional care. Game changer? IDK probably, let's discuss.

What‘s Up with Artificial Sweeteners?

27Oct

New study highlights what artificial sweeteners are actually doing metabolically, neurologically, and impacting people's ability to lose weight.

DIY -At Home Alcohol Withdrawal Management

7Oct

Hey everyone

 

On this episode, we review the recent AFP article on outpatient alcohol withdrawal management. 

ACEs vs ARBs, Is There a Winner?

25Sep

New study looking at outcomes between ACE and ARBs. Is there a difference? Does the choice matter? 

 

PLUS BONUS HCTZ concerns

Polypills =Easy Mode + Dosing Aspirin by Weight?

16Sep

Meta-analysis shows us polypills win, again.  Easy button.

 

Also, should we be dosing aspirin by weight and giving it to everyone?

Adolescent Anxiety and Depression Management: The Power of the Placebo

26Aug

What's the real NNT when placebo works so well? Let's discuss management of adolescent anxiety and depression.

Practice Management -Schedule Efficiency

13Aug

Today we do something VERY different. We talk about practice management, specifically diving into a question from a listener about how to effectively manage an efficient schedule to stay on time. Hope you enjoy. Back to the studies next week.

Opioid Tapering is Bad? W.T.F.?

5Aug

Hey everyone,

 

New JAMA article showing some significant issues with opioid tapering. Pretty scary data. Let's dive in.

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