PodMed – Week of June 9, 2014


This week's topics include child maltreatment in the US, statins and diabetes risk, colorectal cancer screening in the elderly, and the effectiveness of early stroke thrombolysis in a community setting.

Program notes:

0:34 Rate of child maltreatment in the US
1:31 Estimate proportion of children with confirmed maltreatment
2:31 So many very young children
3:31 Should raise red flag for providers
3:41 Colorectal cancer screening in elderly
4:42 In unscreened is effective
5:45 Community based cohort and benefit of thrombolysis in stroke
6:45 Surveyed hospitals in Germany
7:45 Use of MRI to predict
8:45 Statins and diabetes risk
9:45 Absolute risk is low
10:45 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/06/06/child-maltreatment-in-the-us/