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PodMed – Week of April 4, 2016

April 1, 2016


This week’s topics include home care and survival, timing of HRT, Lyme disease and long term antibiotics, and cardiac procedures before surgery.

Program notes:

0:34 Lyme disease and long term antibiotics
1:35 Randomized to placebo or one of two antibiotic regimens
2:32 Just prompt single course of antibiotics
2:52 Timing of HRT
3:52 Early within 6 years of menopause onset
4:53 Cardioprotective issue aside
5:15 Heart assessment presurgically and procedures
6:15 Three fourths had no or atypical symptoms
7:20 Need to readdress the guidelines
8:02 Discharge to home and longevity
9:02 Allowing patients to go home does not shorten life
10:27 End

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