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PodMed – Week of February 23, 2015

February 20, 2015


This week’s topics include Fusobacterium pharyngitis, steroids in pneumonia, electric fans and overheating, and varenicline for smoking cessation in reluctant patients.

Program notes:

0:34 Reluctant smokers
1:35 Year long large study
2:32 Vast majority of people did well
3:28 Electric fans and overheating
4:34 Use of fan prevented much heat related problems
5:18 Steroids in pneumonia
6:18 Less likely to have chest x-ray progression
7:18 Subpopulations among patients with pneumonia
8:03 Fusobacteria and sore throat
9:02 In this age group may be more common
10:28 End

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