PodMed – Week of May 25, 2015


This week’s topics include chest pain in the ED, long term effects of lithium, steroids and sciatica, and new asthma treatment.

Program notes:

0:50  Asthma management
1:50 Modified DNA enzymes
2:31 Lithium and kidney, thyroid and parathyroid
3:31 Increased risk of chronic kidney disease
4:31 Nothing to do with duration of therapy
4:53 Steroids and sciatica
5:53 Acute sciatica and 15 days of prednisone
6:51 More side effects
7:17 Chest pain in the ED
8:17 Very few had adverse events
9:12 Avoid potential of missing something
10:08 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/05/22/chest-pain-in-the-ed/