HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast

In this episode, we discuss IV fluids for hospitalized patients, including normal saline (0.9% NaCl) and lactated ringer’s. In addition, we review the newest literature supporting the use of balanced crystalloids over normal saline from the SMART and SALT-ED trials.

Direct download: 092_-_balanced_crystalloids.mp3
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In this episode, we are excited to have a special guest with us. Dr. Dyson Wake is Senior Clinical Specialist in Pharmacogenomics at NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Center for Molecular Medicine here in Chicagoland and is here to explain the current and future applications of pharmacogenomics to the area of personalized medicine, as well as expose some misconceptions.

Direct download: 091_-_pharmacogenomics.mp3
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In this episode, we review some of the most important new recommendations from the 2018 ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of blood cholesterol.

Direct download: 090_-_2018_lipid_guidelines.mp3
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In this episode, we will review the FDA’s Unapproved Drugs Initiative and how it has impacted the availability and pricing of commonly used (but old) medications, such as colchicine and vasopressin.

Direct download: 089_-_Unapproved_Drugs_Initiative.mp3
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