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Aspirin—Not Really for Primary Prevention - Frankly Speaking EP 248

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

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Join us to hear a discussion on the important changes the AHA/ACC and USPSTF have made to their positions on the use of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. The organizations note that while aspirin for primary prevention lowers the risk of a myocardial infarction, its harmful effects may outweigh its benefits. Learn the aspirin recommendations for your patients in their 40s, 50s, and 60s who are at higher risk for a cardiovascular event.


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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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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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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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Muscle Relaxants for Low Back Pain: Are They Worth the Risk? - Frankly Speaking EP 246

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

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Low back pain often leads to disability and loss of income and is a significant burden on patients and the healthcare system. While muscle relaxants are the third most common prescribed drugs in the treatment of low back pain, recent data demonstrating its use and efficacy are limited. This session discusses a recent systematic review of the safety, efficacy, and accepted use of muscle relaxants in the treatment of low back pain. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to provide low back pain treatments that have clear benefits for your patients.


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Perioperative Management for Patients Taking DOACs - Frankly Speaking EP 230

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

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Join us to discuss the results of the Perioperative Anticoagulation Use for Surgery Evaluation (PAUSE) cohort study, aimed at understanding the safety of using a simplified perioperative management approach for patients with atrial fibrillation taking DOACs. After this episode, you’ll be able to make sense of the controversy over current guidelines around surgical care in this patient population. More importantly, you’ll walk away with practical knowledge to help these patients minimize their risk of adverse events.


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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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Can Artificial Intelligence Predict and Prevent Suicide? - Frankly Speaking EP 244

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

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Suicide and attempted suicide are significant health issues affecting the United States and the world. Are you aware of the tools available to you that can support suicide prevention strategies and save lives? Don’t miss this session to learn about how the use of an electronic health record in a large health system may help predict suicide attempts.


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Acknowledging the Pain—Incorporating Trauma-Informed Care into Your Practice - Frankly Speaking EP 229

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

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Ample evidence shows that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma in adulthood may lead to poor health outcomes, such as cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases. These traumas may also affect a person’s inclination to seek care and participate in plans of care. As a provider, it is important to consider this history and ensure the psychological and physical safety of these affected individuals. Join us to learn proven strategies to help you practice trauma-informed care, including how to recognize trauma and offer effective interventions to help patients dealing with these issues.


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Cutting Through the Fog: Recognizing Gluten-Induced Neurocognitive Impairment - Frankly Speaking EP 242

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

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Gluten exposure is known to cause a number of problems in both those with celiac disease and those with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. One aspect that has not received much attention from the research community is the neurocognitive impairment that can occur following gluten exposure in these individuals. Join us for this podcast to dive into a recent article that describes these effects.


Antibiotics for Respiratory Tract Infections: Fewer May Be Better - Frankly Speaking EP 228

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

Join us for this episode as we discuss the results of a systematic review examining the benefits and risks from delaying the use of antibiotics to treat patients in the community for a respiratory infection.


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"Could It Be My Thyroid?" The Quandary of Subclinical Hypothyroidism - Frankly Speaking EP 241

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

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Seven percent of the US population has an active levothyroxine prescription, which is significantly greater than the number of people diagnosed with overt hypothyroidism. Many of these prescriptions appear to be for the treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism and other conditions in euthyroid individuals. Join us to uncover the latest findings on the use of levothyroxine and what the evidence tells us about appropriate use and misuse of this drug.