PodMed – Week of October 13, 2014


This week’s topics include transplanting a uterus, transfusions in those with septic shock, quality of life in teens with cerebral palsy, and decision fatigue and antibiotic prescription.

Program notes:

0:37 Transplanted uterus and birth
1:36 35 year old born without a uterus
2:35 A donor?
3:32 Fatigued physicians and antibiotic prescription
4:34 Explains overprescribing?
5:33 Transfusions in those with septic shock
6:37 Transfused at two different hemoglobin levels
7:34 Now we know it’s not only not helpful but may be harmful
7:50 Quality of life for teenagers with cerebral palsy
8:50 Ten different measures
9:40 When you ask them they have high quality of life
10:36 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/10/10/transplanted-uteri/