PodMed – Week of May 23, 2016


This week’s topics include tai chi for knee osteoarthritis, silent MIs, improved lung cancer screening, and physicians inquiries about guns.

Program notes:

0:41 Guns in the home and physician inquiry
1:44 Individual risk factors
2:44 Would death be avoided if criteria applied?
3:41 Knee osteoarthritis management
4:41 Tai chi two times per week for an hour
5:26 Lung cancer screening
6:30 Developed a model based on demographics
7:31 High likelihood of adoption
8:00 Silent myocardial infarction
9:00 More likely in African Americans and womn
10:34 End

Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/05/20/tai-chi-or-pt-for-knees/