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PodMed – Week of February 9, 2015

February 8, 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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