PodMed – Week of May 18, 2015


This week’s topics include measles vaccination benefits, smoking cessation incentives, the dangers of different testosterone delivery methods, and sonography for upper extremity DVT.

Program notes:

0:30 Measles vaccination benefits
1:32 What accounts for reduced mortality?
2:31 Decreased other infectious disease mortality
3:11 Incentivize smoking cessation
4:12 If you’re successful we’ll give you $800
5:12 Skin in the game results in better outcome
6:18 Testosterone supplements and dangers
7:18 Looked at 3 populations, over 500,000 men
8:16 Ultrasound for blood clots in arm
9:19 A diagnostic management study
10:40 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/05/15/measles-vaccination-benefits/