PodMed – Week of February 8, 2016


This week’s topics include a Zika virus update, choice of topical agents before C-section, surgery resident hours, and rivaroxaban trial questions.

Program notes:

0:33 Zika virus update
1:34 Transmission probably through semen
2:33 Modification of surgical resident hours
3:34 More flexible policy studied
4:30 Less likely to leave an operation
4:44 Topical agents for skin before C-section
5:44 Randomized over 1100 patients
6:40 Rivaroxaban trial
7:40 Often used as preferred agent
8:42 Authors published another analysis
9:33 Newer agents still need monitoring
10:10 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/02/05/skin-disinfection-agents/