PodMed – Week of January 30, 2017
This week’s topics include at home sleep studies, an antibody for C.difficile infection, using big data to examine medical devices, and language concordance and type 2 diabetes control.
0:35 Treatment of C. difficile
1:35 Antitoxin antibody
2:32 Phase III trial
2:55 Post market surveillance data of devices
3:55 Vascular closure devices
4:50 Registry is voluntary
5:22 Language concordant providers
6:23 Compared with those who stayed had better control
7:27 Can sleep studies be done at home?
8:28 Can we use to guide CPAP?
9:28 Still requires education
Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/01/27/treating-c-dif/