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Anchor lead: People with diabetes visit the emergency department a lot, Elizabeth Tracey reports Diabetes tops the list for medical conditions among older frequent users of emergency departments, a recent national study revealed. Rita Kalyani, a diabetes expert at Johns …

February 18, 2019 – Emergency and Diabetes Read more »

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Anchor lead: Does using epinephrine help when people experience a heart attack outside the hospital? Elizabeth Tracey reports The hormone epinephrine is often used by paramedics to restart the heart in people who’ve experienced an out of hospital cardiac arrest. …

August 29, 2018 – Epinephrine Use Read more »

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This week’s topics include predicting mortality in those with congestive heart failure, bystander CPR impact, best management of stable COPD, and NOACs and bleeding risk. Program notes: 0:50 NOACs and bleeding risk 1:51 Also taking other medicines increased risk 2:49 …

PodMed – Week of October 16, 2017 Read more »