PodMed – May 5, 2014


This week's topics include clot busting in people with pulmonary embolism, virtual autopsy, getting seniors off Valium, and nerve problems following chemotherapy.

Program notes:

0:50 Virtual autopsy benefits
1:46 CT plus vessel injection
2:46 Cases of unexpected death it helps
3:22 Fibrinolysis in pulmonary embolism
4:22 Intermediate risk individuals
5:23 Common complication of chemotherapy
6:23 Limited studies on treatment
7:23 Other problems such as depression and fatigue
7:46 Benzodiazipines and the elderly
8:46 Half received direct patient education
9:48 Effective in decreasing use of these medications
10:33 End

Related blog: Virtual Autopsy