PodMed – Week of October 9, 2017

October 6, 2017


Cigarettes Tied With Rope And Wick Over Blue Background

This week’s topics include how the Zika virus changed, outcomes after surgery and health literacy, e-cigarettes and healthcare costs, and a reaction to tattooing.

Program notes:
0:36 Case report of an outcome after a tattoo
1:32 Reaction to the tattoo ink but not cancer
2:32 Not cancer just a reaction
2:46 Mutations in the Zika virus
3:44 More likely to have brain malformation
4:46 Lot of controversy over this study
5:00 Health literacy and outcomes after surgery
6:01 No correlation with readmission
7:02 Very few minority patients
7:15 E-cigarettes and cost savings
8:15 People still had exposure to nicotine
9:15 How to quantify e-cigarette safety
10:39 End
Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/10/09/e-cigarette-benefits/

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