HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast (general)

In this episode, we discuss the pharmacology of oversedation, the importance of sedation minimization strategies in mechanically ventilated patients, and overview the sedatives and analgesics commonly used in this patient population.

Direct download: 22_-_Sedation_minimization.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss risk factors for opioid-related adverse events, naloxone (Narcan, Evzio), and a number of non-narcotic agents for neuropathic pain.

Direct download: 021_-_Opioids.mp3
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In this episode, we summarize and discuss the clinical implications of the SMART trial (Salmeterol Multicenter Asthma Research Trial; Nelson et al, 2006).

Direct download: 020_-_SMART.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss two controversial topics in the world of immunizations with Dr. Angelo -- the "high-dose" influenza vaccine and the expanded use of PCV13 (Prevnar-13).

Direct download: 019_-_Immunizations.mp3
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In this episode, we review HIV therapy with Dr. Cottreau with a particular focus on Truvada, Atripla, Complera, Stribild, and Triumeq.

Direct download: 018_-_HIV.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the management of overactive bladder, including: oxybutynin (Ditropan, Oxytrol), tolterodine (Detrol), trospium (Sanctura), solifenacin (VESIcare), darifenacin (Enablex), fesoterodine (Toviaz), mirabegron (Myrbetriq), and onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox).

Direct download: 017_-_Overactive_bladder.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss newly approved agents for diabetes mellitus: Afrezza (inhaled human insulin), SGLT2 inhibitors (Invokana, Farxiga, Jardiance), and long-acting GLP-1 agonists (Bydureon, Tanzeum).

Direct download: 016_-_New_DM_Agents.mp3
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In this episode, we review a wide variety of cancer screening guidelines with a particular focus on the two most controversial screening areas: breast cancer screening with mammography and prostate cancer screening with PSA levels.

Direct download: 015_-_Cancer_Screening.mp3
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In this episode, we have a roundtable discussion regarding ASHP Midyear and the process of pursuing a pharmacy residency program.

Direct download: 014_-_Midyear_Table_Talk.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the new 2013 ACC/AHA obesity guidelines with a particular focus on three medications for obesity: lorcaserin (Belviq), phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia), and orlistat (Xenical, Alli).

Direct download: 013_-_Obesity_Guidelines_and_Pharmacotherapy.mp3
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