PodMed – Week of January 25, 2016


This week’s topics include end of life cancer care, the Zika virus, PT and Parkinson’s, and afib in women.

Program notes:

0:35 Zika virus
1:37 Pregnant women recommended not to travel
2:35 Rise in microcephaly in Brazil
3:05 Atrial fibrillation in women
4:01 90% increase in cardiac death
5:01 PT and Parkinson’s disease
6:02 Over 700 people with mild to moderate disease
7:06 Cancer care at end of life
8:07 Measures of aggressive care
9:07 Physicians chose less but not that big a difference
10:29 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/01/22/zika-virus-warning/