PodMed – Week of February 9, 2015


This week's topics include measles, cost effectiveness of hypertension therapy, donation to biobanks, and screening of childhood emotional and behavioral problems.

Program notes:
0:44 Cost effectiveness of managing high blood pressure
1:44 13,000 fewer deaths each year
2:44 Almost always find an effective and acceptable medicine
3:02 Measles data
4:02 Pneumonia, encephalitis and death possible
5:02 Disproportionately children of educated
5:43 Ethical considerations of biobank donations
6:43 Most would be willing to donate
7:44 Screening for emotional and behavioral problems
8:44 Standard tools for screening
9:39 Instruments identify kids outside the norm
10:21 End
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