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

In this episode, we review the National Osteoporosis Foundation's osteoporosis guidelines with a particular focus on two newer agents, denosumab (Prolia) and teriparatide (Forteo).

Direct download: 12_-_Osteoporosis.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am EDT

In this episode, we discuss Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) with Dr. Michael Fennewald.

Direct download: 011_-_Bordetella_pertussis.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss our clinical "pet peeves" covering allergy histories, creatinine clearance, surrogate endpoints, "me too" enantiomer drugs, and dose-dependent pharmacology of psychiatric medications.

Direct download: 010_-_Pet_Peeves.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the pharmacology of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and review the evidence for combining ACE-Is, ARBs, and/or DRIs.

Direct download: 009_-_ACE_ARB_DRI.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the 2005 ATS/IDSA Healthcare-Associated, Hospital-Acquired, and Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Guidelines (HCAP, HAP, VAP).

Direct download: 008_-_HCAP_VAP_HAP.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the 2007 ATS/IDSA Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) guidelines.

Direct download: 007_-_CAP.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss updates to the GOLD guidelines for COPD and review the newer agents for COPD including roflumilast (Daliresp), indacaterol (Arcapta Neohaler), aclidinium (Tudorza Pressair), umeclidinium/vilanterol (Anoro Ellipta), and fluticasone/vilanterol (Breo Ellipta).

Direct download: 006_-_COPD.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss smoking cessation, including nicotine replacement therapy, bupropion (Zyban), and varenicline (Chantix).

Direct download: 005_-_Smoking_cessation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EDT

In this episode, we discuss the P2Y12 inhibitors (clopidogrel, prasugrel, ticagrelor) and the role of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) and triple oral antithrombotic therapy (TOAT).

Direct download: 004_-_P2Y12.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT

In this episode, we discuss the new drug class of Novel Oral Anticoagulants (NOACs), which include dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto), and apixaban (Eliquis).

Direct download: 003_-_NOACs.mp3
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