PodMed – Week of May 4, 2015


This week’s topics include neonatal abstinence syndrome, early HPV vaccination, new vaccine for herpes zoster, and IVC filters for pulmonary embolism.

Program notes:

0:36 HPV vaccination
1:36 Reduced risk of dysplasia
2:30 Parents underestimate child’s sexual experience
3:01 New herpes zoster vaccine
4:01 Can’t give current vaccine to immunocompromised
5:01 Downside is mild reaction
6:01 Exposures during pregnancy and infant consequences
7:01 Increased rate 4 to 5x
8:01 Filters and pulmonary embolism recurrence
9:03 Does putting a filter in help?
10:35 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/05/01/neonatal-abstinence-syndrome/