PodMed – Week of November 24, 2014


This week’s topics include manual versus mechanical CPR, duration of dual therapy after stent placement, sudden cardiac death among policemen, and HDL efflux versus level.

Program notes:

0:54 Mechanical versus manual CPR
1:52 Mechanical in an ambulance better?
2:50 Expensive device and training needed
3:42 Sudden cardiac death in police officers
4:40 Happen during emergency situations
5:40 HDL cholesterol fine points
6:40 Cholesterol transport
7:41 Ability to transport cholesterol for excretion
8:25 How long to stay on drugs after stenting
9:30 Fewer heart attacks but not stroke or death
10:30 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/11/21/hands-down-manual-is-better/