PodMed – Week of September 22, 2014


This week’s topics include Ebola face to face, the best way to diagnose kidney stones in the ED, spinal manipulation for sciatica, and generic versus trade name statins.

Program notes:

0:31 Ebola Face to Face
1:31 Takes about five minutes to put on the gear
2:33 To see what it is to be on the ground there
3:32 Lots of community stigma
4:30 Need to ramp up efforts
4:50 Diagnosing kidney stones in the ED
5:50 Sonograms is lower cost and radiation
6:32 Generic versus brand name statins
7:32 Average out of pocket cost
7:52 Spinal manipulation for sciatica
8:50 More relief with spinal manipulation
10:04 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/09/19/ebola-face-to-face/