PodMed – Week of July 28, 2014


This week’s topics include morcellation dangers, a new clotting pathway identified, troubles with handoffs, and deep vein thrombosis and catheterization.

Program notes:

0:44 Morcellation of uterine fibroids
1:44 How often done when cancer isn’t suspected?
2:44 Evolved as a less invasive treatment
3:24 Handoffs and medical errors
4:24 Interviewers participated in rounds
5:24 Handover curriculum
6:01 Deep vein thrombosis and catheterization
7:01 Catheter infusion has increased
8:01Mortality better but not complications
8:12 Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
9:15 Is this same pathway involved?
10:35 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/07/24/the-danger-of-handoffs/