PodMed – Week of March 7, 2016


This week’s topics include Guillain-Barre and Zika infection, inducing older first time moms, long term survival from childhood cancers, and screening for visual acuity in older adults.

Program notes:

0:31 Guillain-Barre syndrome and Zika
1:31 Compared with historical infection
2:31 Must need adequate intensive care
3:28 Screening for visual acuity in primary care
4:32 How many older adults are unaware of vision problem?
5:33 Maybe should just have specialist evaluation first
6:11 Induction of labor in older moms
7:12 Randomized to induction or not
8:12 Women can use to inform
8:26 Long term survival from childhood cancer
9:26 Modification of therapy
10:30 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/03/04/dont-screen-vision/