Issue Summary 2: May 2018
David A. Bluemke, MD, PhD, Editor of Radiology discusses four research articles from the May 2018 issue of Radiology. ARTICLES DISCUSSED Summary of CM-101: Type I Collagen-targeted MR Imaging Probe for Detection of Liver Fibrosis. Radiology 2018;287(2):581-589. Summary of What Patients Want to Know about Imaging Examinations: A Multiinstitutional U.S. Survey in Adult and Pediatric Teaching Hospitals on Patient Preferences for Receiving Information before Radiologic Examinations. Radiology 2018;287(2):554-562. Summary of Changes in Primary Care Health Care Utilization after Inclusion of Epidemiologic Data in Lumbar Spine MR...
Source: Radiology Podcasts - May 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Authors: The Radiological Society of North America Tags: Podcasts Source Type: podcasts

Issue 20-2 Highlights
(Source: CNS for Primary Care Podcast)
Source: CNS for Primary Care Podcast - May 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. Source Type: podcasts

T2D Diagnosis at Younger Age: 'Scary Stuff'
Aggressive management is the key to reversing this grim prognosis, says Dr Jim Chamberlain. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - April 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Was It Wrong for a Fertility Doc to Secretly Donate Sperm?
A woman who sent a DNA sample to a genetic testing company learned that a fertility doctor was her father. What should you say to patients about genetic tests? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - April 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Dueling Type 2 Diabetes Guidelines: Sorting It Out
The ACP and the ADA have both issued guidelines for the care of patients with type 2 diabetes, with important differences. Dr Shubrook provides clarity for primary care clinicians. (Source: Medscape Nurses Podcast)
Source: Medscape Nurses Podcast - April 16, 2018 Category: Nursing Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Thomas M. File, Jr., MD, MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP - RISE: Raising Immunization RateS for Pneumococcal DiseasE in Adults
RISE: Raising Immunization RateS for Pneumococcal DiseasE in Adults (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - April 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

As Cannabis Consumption Grows, What Should We Tell Patients?
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights the importance of counseling marijuana users about safe and responsible consumption. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Online Consultations - general practice is primed for a fight
The first digital banking in the UK was launched in 1983, Skype turns 15 this year, but 2017 finally saw panic over the impact that online consultations may have on general practices. In this podcast Martin Marshall, professor of healthcare improvement at University College London joins us to discuss whether video conference actually is a... (Source: The BMJ Podcast)
Source: The BMJ Podcast - March 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts

Should We Try to Predict Child Abuse--and Proactively Prevent It?
A New Zealand study forecast the chance that a child would suffer parental abuse. If the chance exists, should we intervene, even if an abuse event has not happened? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Parents vs Doctor: Who Is Really in Charge?
In most cases, medical treatment decisions for children are made without much conflict between parents and physicians. Sometimes, however, there is an issue. Should parental authority be overridden? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Physician's Role in Reporting Sexual Abuse
The sexual abuse of members of the US gymnastics team underscores why such events should be reported. Here's why it's also important to tell patients what to expect during a physical examination. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Are Physicians--Let's Face It--Getting Clinically Lazy?
Drs Vega and Faustinella discuss evidence of deteriorating history and physical exam skills in clinicians, young and old. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

A New Prostate Cancer Screening Trial--Anything to See Here?
Yet another trial on risks and benefits of widespread PSA screening. Dr Kenny Lin puts it in perspective. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Are there any smoking cessation programmes that can help adolescents to stop smoking?
The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group has produced dozens of reviews of the effects of a wide variety of interventions to help smokers quit. The reviews are updated periodically to incorporate new evidence and the second update of the review focusing on interventions for young people was published in November 2017. Lead author, Tom Fanshawe from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences in the University of Oxford in the UK bring us up to date with the findings. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - March 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Listen Carefully During the Medical Interview
In this month's Critical Issues in Primary Care, Dr Fabrizia Faustinella describes two cases where critical listening during the patient history revealed'red flags'that had been previously missed. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - March 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Issue 20-1 Highlights
(Source: CNS for Primary Care Podcast)
Source: CNS for Primary Care Podcast - March 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. Source Type: podcasts

Former Aetna Medical Director Didn't Look at Medical Records
A former Aetna CMO said in his deposition that he never looked at patients'medical records in reviewing appeals for coverage. Should there be more transparency when coverage decisions are made? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - February 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Antibiotics for acute bronchitis
Acute bronchitis is one of the commonest respiratory tract infections seen by general or family practitioners, with several reviews now available in the Cochrane Library and one of these, of the effects of antibiotics, was updated in June 2017. We asked the lead author, Susan Smith, a GP from Dublin, Ireland, based at the Department of General Practice in the RCSI Medical School, to tell us what they found. (Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library)
Source: Podcasts from The Cochrane Library - February 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Cochrane Source Type: podcasts

Implicit Bias: It's in All of Us
What are some strategies that can help to identify our own implicit biases and work to address them? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - February 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Are You Scared to Show Warmth to a Patient?
In light of the #MeToo movement, physicians may be wondering whether it is ever acceptable to hug a patient. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - February 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Daniel Pallin, MD, MPH - Oncologic Emergencies in the ED: Recognizing and Managing Adverse Reactions Associated With Modern Cancer Therapies —Essential Guidance for Emergency Medicine Specialists
Oncologic Emergencies in the ED: Recognizing and Managing Adverse Reactions Associated With Modern Cancer Therapies—Essential Guidance for Emergency Medicine Specialists (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Should You Lose Your License if You're Not Computer Savvy?
The use of electronic medical records requires that a physician be computer savvy. Can you lose your medical license if you lack computer skills? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - January 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Garry Condon, MD - An Expert ’s Story of a Glaucoma Patient’s Journey From Diagnosis to Treatment—Applying the Latest Advances
An Expert’s Story of a Glaucoma Patient’s Journey From Diagnosis to Treatment—Applying the Latest Advances (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - January 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Heart Failure: Are Sodium and Fluid Restriction Necessary?
Drs Ileana Pi ñ a and Charles Vega discuss the latest information on management of heart failure patients in the primary care setting. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - January 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should a Therapist Have Kept Matt Lauer ’s Secrets?
When someone discusses sensitive matters, such as sex, with a physician or therapist outside of the office and asks for privacy, does patient confidentiality apply? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - January 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Was Matt Lauer Too Naive About Patient-Doctor Confidentiality?
When someone discusses sensitive matters, such as sex, with a physician or therapist outside of the office and asks for privacy, does patient confidentiality apply? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - January 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Upcoming MACRA Requirements for Patient Engagement
Dr Steve Waldren, AAFP informaticist, discusses technology requirements that will help improve patient engagement and your professional practice as well. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Issue 19-6 Highlights
(Source: CNS for Primary Care Podcast)
Source: CNS for Primary Care Podcast - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. Source Type: podcasts

Should You Honor a DNR Tattoo?
If an incapacitated patient has a'do not resuscitate'request tattooed on his or her body, should a physician comply with the request? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - January 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Gastroenterology Data That Primary Care Teams Need to Know
This year's World Congress of Gastroenterology at the American College of Gastroenterology meeting featured several studies whose findings affect primary care. Dr David Johnson highlights the results. (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Podcast)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Podcast - January 2, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Leadership Skills for the Non-Leader
All doctors have leadership skills, whether they realize it or not. Dr Clif Knight discusses with Drs Melissa Hemphill and Vu Kiet Tran how family physicians can develop these skills and reduce burnout. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

The Latest in Hypertension Guidelines: What Is a PCP to Do?
Will the new BP guidelines bring more people under the hypertension umbrella? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Hormonal Contraceptives and the Lesser-Known Link With Suicide Risk
When counseling patients about the side effects of hormonal contraception, do you mention the possible mood changes? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Should You Tell Elderly Patients to Stop Driving?
Should physicians be responsible for telling elderly drivers that they should no longer be driving? What alternatives are there for patients who still want to remain mobile? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

New Hypertension Guideline: A Case of Guideline Creep?
The new ACC/AHA guidelines for hypertension lowered the threshold for a diagnosis of hypertension. Are these changes justified? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

ADA 2018 Abridged Standards: Update for Primary Care
What are the key changes in the 2018 ADA Abridged Standards for Diabetes Care that primary care clinicians should know? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - December 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

How Can I Educate My Primary Care Provider About Myeloproliferative Neoplasms?
In this Ask the Expert segment, Dr. Abdulraheem Yacoub responds to a question from a community member asking for advice on educating their primary care physician about their MPN.Get email alerts |... Author: patientpower Added: 11/29/2017 (Source: Oncology Tube)
Source: Oncology Tube - November 30, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: podcasts

National Diabetes Prevention Program: What You Need to Know
A new program cuts the risk of prediabetes progressing to type 2 diabetes by nearly 60%. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - November 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD - Understanding the Impact of Immunotherapy on Head and Neck Cancer: A Look at the Science, Practice, and Future of Multimodal Treatment
Understanding the Impact of Immunotherapy on Head and Neck Cancer: A Look at the Science, Practice, and Future of Multimodal Treatment (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - November 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Alan Menter, MD - Accurate Diagnosis and Evidence-Based Comprehensive Care in Psoriasis: The Integral Role of Family Practice and General Practice Physicians
Accurate Diagnosis and Evidence-Based Comprehensive Care in Psoriasis: The Integral Role of Family Practice and General Practice Physicians (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Immunology)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Immunology - November 15, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Should Medical Schools Eliminate Lectures?
The University of Vermont Medical School has eliminated lectures in favor of active learning. Will other medical schools follow? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - November 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

When Is Evidence Enough to Justify Widespread Screening?
Just because we can screen for important diseases like diabetes or hepatitis C — should we? (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - November 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Internal Medicine : Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes Among Generalist Physicians
Interview with Jennifer P. Stevens, MD, MS, author of Comparison of Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes Among Hospitalists, Primary Care Physicians, and Other Generalists, and C. Seth. Landefeld, MD, author of The Costs and Benefits of Hospital Care by Primary Physicians: Continuity Counts (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - November 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

JAMA Internal Medicine : Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes of Patients Cared For By Hospitalists vs PCPs vs Generalists
Interview with Jennifer P. Stevens, MD, MS, author of Comparison of Hospital Resource Use and Outcomes Among Hospitalists, Primary Care Physicians, and Other Generalists, and C. Seth. Landefeld, MD, author of The Costs and Benefits of Hospital Care by Primary Physicians: Continuity Counts (Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews)
Source: JAMA Specialty Journals Author Interviews - November 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts

Rx for Stress: Mindfulness
Reduce your daily stress and improve job satisfaction with mindfulness. Dr Jay Winner offers a quick and easy tutorial. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - November 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Javed Butler, MD, MBA, MPH - Master Class on Heart Failure: Implementing Real-World Experience and New Advances to Reduce Hospitalizations and Costs
Master Class on Heart Failure: Implementing Real-World Experience and New Advances to Reduce Hospitalizations and Costs (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - November 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Don't Dismiss These Two Cancer Risk Factors
Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care. (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Podcast - November 10, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts

Barbara P. Yawn, MD, MS, MSc - Improving the Physical and Mental Well-Being of Patients With COPD: Integrating Pharmacotherapy With Elements of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Self-Management
Improving the Physical and Mental Well-Being of Patients With COPD: Integrating Pharmacotherapy With Elements of Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Self-Management (Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care)
Source: PeerView CME/CE Audio Podcast - Primary Care - November 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education Tags: Science, Medicine Source Type: podcasts

Direct Primary Care Lets Me 'Be the Doctor I Wanted to Be'
Giving up a systems job for direct primary care helped Dr Julie Gunther revive her spirit for family practice. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - November 7, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts