PodMed – Week of June 22, 2015


This week’s topics include seat belts and motor vehicle fatalities, lupus in pregnancy, antibiotics for acute appendicitis, and the impact of knee arthroscopy.

Program notes:

0:35 Antibiotics for appendicitis
1:32 Uncomplicated acute appendicitis
2:32 Waiting had no negative consequence
3:24 Way to avoid surgical intervention
3:51 Knee arthroscopy
4:51 Review and meta-analysis
5:54 Some want in immediate result
6:54 Impact of seat belts on vehicle fatalities
7:55 Growth of primary seat belt laws
8:55 Expand high visibility enforcement
9:11 Lupus and pregnancy outcomes
10:45 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/06/19/skipping-surgery/