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A Fishy Method to Prevent Migraines - Frankly Speaking EP 247

Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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When it comes to chronic migraines, your first-line prevention is probably medication, but according to a new study, it may not have to be. Certain foods may play a role in increasing and decreasing migraine recurrence. Join us to review a recent randomized controlled trial aimed at preventing migraines in those with chronic migraines.


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MRI for Elevated PSA - Frankly Speaking EP 245

Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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When your patient has an elevated screening PSA level, your first inclination may be to refer for a biopsy, but have you considered obtaining a pre-biopsy MRI? In this podcast, we will review the appropriate management for an elevated screening PSA. You’ll want to hear about the new benefit of obtaining a pre-biopsy MRI to guide diagnostic procedures.


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Fever Free: Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen? - Frankly Speaking EP 266

Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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‘Tis the season for pediatric fevers! Join us to review a recent meta-analysis looking at 18 studies with patients younger than 2 years old who received acetaminophen or ibuprofen for fever or pain to determine if one medication should be recommended first, before the other. After this session, you’ll be able to confidently advise parents of young children on how best to manage fever and/or pain at home with over-the-counter medications.


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Menopausal Transition: Bothersome Symptoms Sooner Than You Expect! - Frankly Speaking EP 262

Guest: Jill M. Terrien, PhD, ANP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Join us as we discuss menopausal transition and the unique qualities and symptoms that are bothersome to women at an early age.


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Fluvoxamine as a Treatment for COVID-19 - Frankly Speaking EP 265

Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Most cases of COVID-19 will resolve without interventions, but some patients are at high risk for complications. Several treatment options for high-risk patients are now available to help prevent the need for hospitalization. Join us to review a recent large, randomized trial evaluating fluvoxamine as a treatment for high-risk patients who were diagnosed with COVID-19.


5 Tools to Improve the Patient Encounter - Frankly Speaking EP 169

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

Many providers are dissatisfied with patient visits because of issues such as time limits and technology burden. Join us as we discuss 5 practices that could improve satisfaction with visits for both patients and providers.


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COVID-19 and Children - Frankly Speaking EP 264

Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Get answers to your questions on COVID-19 infection in children. Listen to this podcast to review outcomes and potential risk factors associated with acute COVID-19 infection in this population. Finally, learn the status of immunizations for children younger than 5 years of age.


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Oral Anti-COVID 19 Medications – a Game Changer? - Frankly Speaking EP 263

Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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The FDA’s recent emergency use authorization (EUA) for oral agents to treat COVID-19 means that primary care providers (PCPs) will be on the frontline of treating patients with COVID-19. Therefore, PCPs must understand who is eligible for such treatments and how to prescribe them. We will discuss the results of the recent FDA EUA for Pfizer’s Paxlovid and Merck’s molnupiravir antiviral agents and give you the information you need to confidently prescribe them.


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Getting in the LOOP About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke - Frankly Speaking EP 261

Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Stroke is a major health problem, and the risk of stroke is five-times higher in individuals with atrial fibrillation (AF) than those without. AF can be asymptomatic or subclinical. In 18% of AF patients, the condition is only detected at the time of stroke. It is not known whether individuals whose AF is deterred via screening carry a similar risk to individuals with known AF. A recent randomized trial evaluated a screening program for AF in individuals at high risk of stroke; for individuals identified with AF, anticoagulation was given for stroke prevention.


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Avoiding Aspirin in the Elderly: More Than Increased Bleeding Risk - Frankly Speaking EP 260

Guest: Jillian Joseph, MSPAS, PA-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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We will review the current USPSTF recommendations regarding aspirin use to reduce the risk of CVD and colorectal cancer. Additionally, we will discuss as well as the findings of the ASPREE (ASPirin in reducing events in the elderly) randomized clinical trial.


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How Long Should You Continue Bisphosphonate Treatment for Osteoporosis? - Frankly Speaking EP 225

Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Join us for this episode as we review the recently published (Dec. 2020) cohort study in JAMA on using bisphosphonates to prevent hip fractures. We will review the utility of bisphosphonates after 5 years and how to discuss their risks and benefits with patients.


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Do Sensible Shoes Improve Function for People with Knee Arthritis? - Frankly Speaking EP 224

Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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More than 250 million individuals worldwide have osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and the burden on individuals and healthcare systems is enormous. There is no cure for OA, with treatments such as NSAIDs and acetaminophen aimed towards symptom reduction and improved functioning. Most evidence-based guidelines include the use of supportive shoes, however little evidence exists on effectiveness of these types of shoes. It is also unclear what the characteristics of a supportive shoe are and what type of shoe is best for OA. Join us as we discuss a recent randomized controlled trial that compared 2 types of shoes, and their benefits in symptom reduction and functional improvement of knee OA