PodMed – Week of May 9, 2016


This week’s topics include dementia and depression, complications of implanted defibrillators, the most common emergency surgeries, and treatment of insomnia.

Program notes:

0:35 Treatment of insomnia
1:35 Medications only for short term
2:32 Has to be provided outside physician’s office
3:14 Implantable cardiac defibrillator complications
4:14 Inform patients of potential
5:15 Depression and dementia
6:18 Followed about 3300 people
7:15 Not good at prediction of dementia
8:00 Most common emergency surgeries
9:00 Adhesions, appendectomy…
10:17 End

Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/05/06/depression-and-dementia/