HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast

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

Direct download: 011_-_Bordetella_pertussis.mp3
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