PodMed – Week of September 14, 2015


This week’s topics include complications following surgery for urinary incontinence, real life data on HIV prevention in high risk men, transmission of pertussis among siblings, and telemedicine recommendations.

Program notes:

0:35 Surgical treatment for urinary incontinence
1:35 Followed almost 60,000 women
2:39 Reassuring but daunting for women who need it
3:37 Mean age 52
3:50 Pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV
4:52 Behavior was somewhat riskier
5:54 Minor side effects common
6:10 Pertussis transmission
7:10 Two thirds from immediate family
8:10 Recommendations regarding telemedicine
9:17 Supports expanded role
10:45 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/09/11/telemedicine-rules/