PodMed – Week of October 26, 2015


This week’s topics include comprehensive intervention in first episode psychosis, nicotinamide and skin cancer, total knee replacements, and common cardiovascular medicines and their worldwide use.

Program notes:

0:39 Multipronged approach to first episode psychosis
1:38 Two year outcomes
2:37 Cost of treatment versus cost of effects
3:43 Total knee replacement
4:43 Nonsurgical treatment for 12 weeks
5:44 Really is very patient dependent
6:17 Nicotinamide and skin cancer
7:17 500mg twice a day
8:17 Gives two thumbs up
8:33 Cardiovascular medicines worldwide
9:32 Unaffordable in very few high income countries
10:46 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/10/23/avoiding-schizophrenia/