Clinician's Roundtable
Clinician's Roundtable
Tune in to interviews with the top thought leaders in medicine exploring the clinical and professional issues that are foremost in the minds of the medical community. Join us at the Clinician's Roundtable for discussions on a vast range of topics that every medical professional should know about.
Severe Allergic Reactions: The Potential Detriments of Diphenhydramine
Guest: Douglas Jones, MD A recent study was done to show the side effects of diphenhydramine for allergic reactions, and one of the main detriments was that it could impair the patient by making them tired or sleepy. Another finding was that it doesn’t work that quickly, so in turn, giving diphenhydramine in a severe allergic reaction could cause more harm than good. To learn more on what you should know before using diphenhydramine in allergic reaction situations and possible better solutions, tune in with Dr. Douglas Jones, Board-Certified Allergist and Immunologist with the Tanner Clinic in Layton, Utah.
Mar 18
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Improving CKD Patient Outcomes with SGLT2 Inhibitors
Guest: Gates B. Colbert, MD, FASN A class of medications called SGLT2 inhibitors have been proven to make a major difference for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with and without diabetes when added to angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB) classes of medications. Several medications that have been well studied and approved by the FDA in the United States have shown progression of not only CKD but also cardiovascular events and overall mortality. To learn more about these medications, join Dr. Gates Colbert, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Texas A&M College of Medicine, and Nephrologist and Certified Hypertension Specialist at Kidney and Hypertension Associates of Dallas.
Mar 13
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SUD Among Physicians: The Journey of Seeking Help and Treatments
Host: Michael Greenberg, MD Guest: Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM Clinicians experiencing substance abuse disorder (SUD) may have some reluctance about utilizing a Physician Health Program; however, it’s important to know what your resources are in terms of formal treatment and to seek a psychiatrist with addiction specialization. Dive into part two of this discussion to learn more about the valuable resources and programs that can help physicians recover from SUD with Dr. Michael Greenberg and Dr. Chris Bundy, Executive Medical Director of the Washington Physicians Health Program and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Feb 22
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Unveiling the Numerous Benefits of RTA Prefilled Syringes
Host: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Guest: John Hertig PharmD, MS, CPPS Here in the United States, we're investing a little more into cost effectiveness to make the best use of very limited healthcare resources. When ready-to-administer (RTA) syringe products were compared against traditional vial and syringe, there was a significant holistic cost effectiveness benefit. So what other benefits do we need to know about? Dive in with Dr. Charles Turck for a comprehensive review of RTA prefilled syringes with Dr. John Hertig, Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Indianapolis.
Feb 21
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Improving CKD Awareness: Emphasizing the Risk in Patients Who Are Unaware
Host: Ashley Baker, MSN, PMHNP Guest: Chi D. Chu, MD, MAS The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey found that kidney disease awareness among patients in the U.S. is very low. And alarmingly, the proportion of awareness has not changed much over the 15-year period of this study. To uncover more of the findings and how to improve CKD awareness, tune into this discussion with Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Ashley Baker as she takes a deep dive with Dr. Chi D. Chu, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of California San Francisco and coauthor of the article published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, titled “CKD Awareness Among US Adults by Future Risk of Kidney Failure.
Feb 19
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Uncovering the Prevalence of Mental Health and SUD Among Physicians
Host: Michael Greenberg, MD Guest: Chris Bundy, MD, MPH, FASAM Along with the general population, physicians are vulnerable to substance use disorder (SUD) with rates as high as 10 to 14 percent. And with demanding careers, stress and burnout can often exacerbate SUD. Tune into part one of this discussion with Dr. Michael Greenberg as he takes a deep dive into the prevalence of SUD and use characteristics among physicians with Dr. Chris Bundy, Executive Medical Director of the Washington Physicians Health Program and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Read the original publication, titled "The Whole Physician: Physicians with Substance Use Disorder: Help is Available," which was published on Practical Neurology in November 2023.
Feb 18
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The Positive Impacts of AI to Promote Exercise in Asthma Patients
Host: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Guest: Basil M. Kahwash, MD Patients with asthma who have experienced challenges with exercise may find that they are hesitant to exercise again in the future, or they may think it’s not safe to pursue. However, artificial intelligence (AI) may be a useful tool in promoting exercise in asthma patients due to its ability to generate a personalized approach for the patient with a quick turnaround. Explore the benefits between AI and exercise in asthma patients with Dr. Basil Kahwash, Assistant Professor of Medicine on the Clinical Educator Track in the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He also spoke about this topic at the 2023 Annual ANAC conference in his session, titled “Managing Co-Occurring Conditions: A Clinical Update.”
Jan 23
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Exploring the Use of Peptide-Based Formulas in Enteral Nutrition Therapy
Host: Jennifer Caudle, DO Guest: Manpreet Mundi, MD Enteral nutrition intolerance is quite prevalent as it can be seen in up to 40 percent of patients who are tube fed. Due to the significant consequences of intolerance, there’s an urgency to manage patients symptoms, and one option that’s been shown to help is peptide-based tube feeding formulas. Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle to talk about the management of enteral feeding intolerance with peptide-based tube feeding formulas is Dr. Manpreet Mundi, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minnesota. All trademarks are owned by Société des Produits Nestlé S.A., Vevey, Switzerland. ©2023 Nestlé
Jan 11
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Reviewing Individualized Therapy in CIDP Patients
Guest: Michael T. Pulley, MD PhD The chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) treatment objective for disease stabilization and long-term maintenance is to get the patient to a normal functioning state with as few fluctuations and relapses as possible. Dive in with Dr. Qihua Fan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dec 20, 2023
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Epoprostenol: A Look at a Last-Line Inhalation Therapy for ARDS
Host: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Guest: Justin Reinert, PharmD Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a severe lung condition characterized by the rapid onset of widespread inflammation in the lungs, but inhaled epoprostenol can be used as a last-line treatment strategy for these patients. Learn more about this treatment option’s efficacy and safety with Dr. Charles Turck and Dr. Justin Reinert, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Toledo.
Dec 19, 2023
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