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Oxygen for patients with STEMI: Who benefits? - Frankly Speaking EP 15

Oxygen is frequently given to patients routinely during the initial treatment of a myocardial infarction, but there is a lack of data to support or refute this. A recent systematic review found no benefit in patients who did not have baseline hypoxia. Oxygen therapy continues to be indicated for those with hypoxia and needs to be used with caution in COPD patients with carbon dioxide retention. Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD

Oxygen is frequently given to patients routinely during the initial treatment of a myocardial infarction, but there is a lack of data to support or refute this. A recent systematic review found no benefit in patients who did not have baseline hypoxia. Oxygen therapy continues to be indicated for those with hypoxia and needs to be used with caution in COPD patients with carbon dioxide retention


When Can We Start Preventing Recurrence of Acute Gout? - Frankly Speaking EP 13

Most patients who suffer an acute gout attack should be started on urate lowering therapy. It is known that starting urate lowering therapy can itself precipitate a gout attack and concern for not worsening the acute symptoms has been the reason some guidelines recommend waiting until after the acute episode has subsided to start urate lowering therapy. A look at recent data indicates waiting for the acute attack to subside may not be necessary. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD


Helping Kidney Stones Pass: Use of Alpha Antagonists - Frankly Speaking EP7

In this podcast episode, we will talk about the benefits of alpha antagonists on passing larger kidney stones as well as discuss the need for stone collection and analysis to prevent future stones. We will also learn how to effectively counsel patients about alpha antagonist use including risks and benefits. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

In this podcast episode, we will talk about the benefits of alpha antagonists on passing larger kidney stones as well as discuss the need for stone collection and analysis to prevent future stones. We will also learn how to effectively counsel patients about alpha antagonist use including risks and benefits.


Constipation: Going With the Flow - Frankly Speaking EP 12

In this week's podcast episode, we will review recent literature on ineffectiveness of laxatives and learn about indications for newer agents. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

In this week's podcast episode, we will review recent literature on ineffectiveness of laxatives and learn about indications for newer agents.


Breast Cancer and the Harms of Overdiagnosis - Frankly Speaking EP6

In this podcast episode, we consider the premise of overdiagnosis and how it applies to women being screened for breast cancer and highlight ways to mitigate the risks of overdiagnosis of breast cancer. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

In this podcast episode, we consider the premise of overdiagnosis and how it applies to women being screened for breast cancer and highlight ways to mitigate the risks of overdiagnosis of breast cancer.


Weekend Warrior: Exercising on the Weekends can be enough - Frankly Speaking EP5

In this podcast episode, we will talk about the data on different exercise timelines, consider new options when counseling patients for exercise and highlight the need to include exercise counseling for most adults. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

In this podcast episode, we will talk about the data on different exercise timelines, consider new options when counseling patients for exercise and highlight the need to include exercise counseling for most adults.


Getting the Complicated Asthmatic Under Control - Frankly Speaking EP2

This episode will build on the previous podcast with a focus on how to apply the management guidelines in Asthma with a focus on critical features to know for board preparation. Our objectives will be to understand how to clinically apply the guidelines and consider consider environmental factors in asthma management. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

This episode will build on the previous podcast with a focus on how to apply the management guidelines in Asthma with a focus on critical features to know for board preparation. Our objectives will be to understand how to clinically apply the guidelines and consider consider environmental factors in asthma management.


Introduction of Food to Infants: Preventing Peanut Allergies - Frankly Speaking EP3

Can peanut allergy be prevented in children? This podcast episode will review the newest AAP recommendations on feeding in the first year of life, with a special emphasis on preventing atopic disorders. Our objectives will be to review feeding recommendations, discuss methods to decrease risk of atopic disorders in high risk children and consider future research in pediatric feeding recommendations. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Can peanut allergy be prevented in children? This podcast episode will review the newest AAP recommendations on feeding in the first year of life, with a special emphasis on preventing atopic disorders. Our objectives will be to review feeding recommendations, discuss methods to decrease risk of atopic disorders in high risk children and consider future research in pediatric feeding recommendations.


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Asthma: Critical Risk Stratification to Decide Care - Frankly Speaking EP1

This podcast episode will review the basics of asthma diagnosis and management, covering the critical content for both patient management and board preparation. Our objectives will be to review the diagnosis and management guidelines for adult and pediatric asthma and briefly discuss the pathophysiology of asthma and how it influences treatment of an acute exacerbation. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

This podcast episode will review the basics of asthma diagnosis and management, covering the critical content for both patient management and board preparation. Our objectives will be to review the diagnosis and management guidelines for adult and pediatric asthma and briefly discuss the pathophysiology of asthma and how it influences treatment of an acute exacerbation.


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Pain in EVERYONE’s Neck - Frankly Speaking EP 231

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

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Who couldn’t use a refresher on how to diagnose and treat neck pain in the primary care setting? Review the techniques for assessing neck pain, determining its cause, and providing relief. Immediately apply what you learn to start helping patients with neck pain feel better.


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Community-Acquired Pneumonia: How Long Do We Need to Treat? - Frankly Speaking EP 232

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

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For patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), wide variation in the duration of treatment exists. Longer duration of treatment may increase the risk of adverse effects and lead to antibiotic resistance. However, shorter duration of treatment may result in treatment failure. See what new evidence shows may be the best antibiotics treatment duration in most patients with CAP.


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Taking the Distress Out of Diabetes—Mindfulness and Acceptance Therapies May Help - Frankly Speaking EP 233

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

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T2DM is an epidemic, and its impact on quantity of life is well documented. In most cases, treatment involves significant lifestyle changes in combination with medication. Distress about the T2DM diagnosis and necessary behavioral changes occurs in about one-third of people, and this distress is associated with poor glycemic management. Join us as we discuss a recent meta-analysis on mindfulness and learn how cognitive therapies may be effective in reducing distress and HbA1c.