PodMed – Week of April 24, 2017


Molecular Model of Fluticasone.

This week’s topics include the dangers of short term corticosteroids, troponin assay for assessing MI, azithromycin and arrhythmia, and eye screening intervals for people with diabetes.

Program notes:

0:33 Short term corticosteroids and consequences
1:32 20% got a prescription for steroids
2:34 Steroids for minor indications
3:02 Azithromycin and ventricular arrhythmias
4:02 Over 14 million antibiotic users
5:01 Evaluating MI with troponin
6:03 No EKG abnormalities
7:02 Immediately employed
7:27 Diabetic eye problems and screening interval
8:27 Follow for 30 years and take pictures of eyes
9:25 If we lengthen must remind patients
10:11 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/04/24/the-dangers-of-steroids/