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GET UP: A Small Bit of Movement Makes a Big Impact - Frankly Speaking EP 59

This observational study found adding very little activity, akin to going for a 30-minute walk or converting to a standing desk for half your workday, lowered all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

This observational study found adding very little activity, akin to going for a 30 minute walk or converting to a standing desk for half your workday, lowered all-cause and cardiovascular mortality.


What Does the Evidence Tell Us About Diagnosing and Treating Sinusitis? - Frankly Speaking EP 48

Listen to this episode to learn about the evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of acute sinusitis. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In this session we discuss the EB guidelines for diagnosing and management of Acute Sinusitis.


PPIs: Too Much of a Good Thing? When and How to Discontinue Them - Frankly Speaking EP 37

Learn about new practice guidelines around PPI use and strategies for safely deprescribing them. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

In this session we discuss the current guidelines on PPI use and de-prescribing PPIs to limit adverse effects.


Do We Still Use Warfarin? - Frankly Speaking EP 58

Direct acting oral anticoagulants are increasingly used for stroke prevention for individuals with atrial fibrillation. Whether these agents are as safe and effective as warfarin has been a concern for many clinicians, but recent comparative effectiveness analyses are providing answers. In this week’s podcast episode, we will review these recent studies and draw some conclusions about which agents are best. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

Direct acting oral anticoagulants are increasingly used for stroke prevention for individuals with atrial fibrillation. Whether these agents are as safe and effective as warfarin has been a concern for many clinicians, but recent comparative effectiveness analyses are providing answers. In this week’s podcast episode, we will review these recent studies and draw some conclusions about which agents are best.


Treatment Options in Opioid Dependence - Frankly Speaking EP 47

Medication-based maintenance therapy is recommended for patients with opioid dependence. Listen to this week’s episode to learn how once monthly naltrexone injections are as effective as daily treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone. Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

Medication-based maintenance therapy is recommended for patients with opioid dependence. Listen to this week’s episode to learn how once monthly naltrexone injections are as effective as daily treatment with buprenorphine/naloxone.


The Flu Stops with You – 2017/2018 Influenza Vaccination Recommendations - Frankly Speaking EP 36

In this episode we discuss the updated 2017-2018 recommendations and best practices to increase your patients’ influenza vaccination rates. Find out what is new this season so you’re equipped to combat the flu and keep your patients on their feet. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

In this session we discuss the updated 2017-2018 recommendations and best practices to increase your patients Influenza vaccination rates. What is new this season? Find out and be ready to combat the flu and keep your patients on their feet.


Helping Depressed Patients Change: Behavioral Activation - Frankly Speaking EP 57

Listen to this week’s episode to learn about the basic concepts of behavioral activation (BA), what research has demonstrated about its use in depression, and how to apply BA in everyday care. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Listen to this week’s episode to learn about the basic concepts of behavioral activation (BA), what research has demonstrated about its use in depression, and how to apply BA in everyday care.


New Treatment for Asthma - Frankly Speaking EP 46

We will discuss the use of azithromycin as a therapeutic option for patients with persistent symptomatic asthma despite controller maintenance therapy with inhaled corticosteroids and a long-acting bronchodilator. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

We will discuss the use of azithromycin as a therapeutic option for patients with persistent symptomatic asthma despite controller maintenance therapy with inhaled corticosteroids and a long-acting bronchodilator.


Putting E-cigarettes to Good Use: Evidence on Smoking Cessation Impact and Population Health - Frankly Speaking EP 34

A recent analysis of US population surveys found that e-cigarette users were more likely to attempt to quit and more successful with smoking cessation. This new evidence is a potential game changer in terms of current policy perspectives and the potential for public health interventions around e-cigarette use. How should we, the primary care community, respond? Guest: Kenneth Peterson, PhD, FNP-BC

A recent analysis of US population surveys found that e-cigarette users were more likely to attempt to quit and more successful with smoking cessation. This new evidence is a potential game changer in terms of current policy perspectives and the potential for public health interventions around e-cigarette use. How should we, the primary care community, respond?


Endurance Sports: In It for the Long Haul - Frankly Speaking EP 45

What do you say when your 50-year-old patient that has been relatively sedentary in the last 3 decades wants to do a triathlon? In this episode, we will review a U.S. case series of participants in triathlon races from 1985-2016, and discuss risk, reward, and reality. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

What do you say when your 50-year-old patient that has been relatively sedentary in the last 3 decades wants to do a triathlon? In this episode, we will review a U.S. case series of participants in triathlon races from 1985-2016, and discuss risk, reward, and reality.


Treating an Abscess: When are Antibiotics Needed? - Frankly Speaking EP 33

For patients who are being treated for a skin abscess, the role of antibiotics following incision and drainage remains controversial. While most patients will get better, giving antibiotics may increase rates of resolution. Should antibiotics be given to everyone or is a more selective approach better? Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

For patients who are being treated for a skin abscess, the role of antibiotics following incision and drainage remains controversial. While most patients will get better, giving antibiotics may increase rates of resolution. Should antibiotics be given to everyone or is a more selective approach better?


Blood Pressure Determination on Obese Arms - Frankly Speaking EP 44

If you become frustrated trying to get a thigh cuff onto the arm of an obese patient, we may have the answer. Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

If you become frustrated trying to get a thigh cuff onto the arm of an obese patient, we may have the answer.