PodMed – Week of January 26, 2015


This week's topics include chlorhexidine baths in the ICU, dangers of too much sitting, intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and stem cell therapy for MS

Program notes:

0:40 Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
1:36 Outcomes no better
2:32 Bathing patients with chlorhexidine in the ICU
3:32 Randomized by ICU and crossover
4:32 Visitors wash hands too
4:44 Stem cells and MS
5:44 Administered own stem cells
6:40 Not randomized or controlled
7:24 Deleterious effect of sitting
8:24 All-cause mortality increased
9:24 Standing meetings
10:21 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/01/23/stop-sitting-around/