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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.
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This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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English


Episodes

098 - Stroke Me Once, Shame on You; Stroke Me Twice ... Let's Talk Prevention!

7/9/2019
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In this episode, we review guideline recommendations and recent evidence for secondary prevention of stroke, including risk factor modification, anticoagulant therapy (in patients with atrial fibrillation), and antiplatelet therapy (in patients with noncardioembolic stroke).

Duration:00:35:31

097 - ASPREE, ARRIVE, ASCEND: Making an Acronym Soup for Aspirin

6/18/2019
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In this episode, we discuss the latest and the greatest updates regarding aspirin use in primary prevention and provide you with a summary of results from recently published primary literature.

Duration:00:40:51

096 - Abra Cadabra, SPRA-VATO!!! Is Esketamine a New “Magic” Cure for Depression?

5/28/2019
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In this episode we discuss the recent FDA approval of esketamine (Spravato) for the management of treatment resistant depression as an add on to oral antidepressant therapy. The agent is novel though so, too, may be its adverse effect profile and logistics of administration.

Duration:00:35:28

095 - The Ultimate Guide to NSAIDs: An In-Depth Drug Class Review

5/7/2019
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In this episode, we will review the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of the most common NSAIDs on the market.

Duration:00:44:57

094 - The Sweet Sweet Taste of Annually Updated Guidelines: 2019 Standards of Diabetes Care

4/16/2019
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In this episode, we discuss the changes made in the American Diabetes Association’s 2019 Standards of Diabetes Care guideline as well as updates in therapy recommendations per ADA and ESDA consensus statement published in Fall 2018.

Duration:00:47:21

093 - Focusing in on ADHD Treatment

3/26/2019
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In this episode, we take a deep dive into the use of stimulants and other medications for management of ADHD. After decades of use, technology has resulted in changes to how they are administered. Furthermore new agents have become available, but are they an improvement?

Duration:00:48:46

092 - Why You Should Stop Using (Ab)normal Saline: NS vs. LR for IV Fluids

3/5/2019
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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.

Duration:00:34:32

091 - 23 Reasons to be Excited about Personalized Medicine

2/12/2019
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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.

Duration:00:44:19

090 - HelixTalk’s Top 10 Recommendations from the 2018 ACC/AHA Lipid Guidelines

1/22/2019
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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.

Duration:00:40:32

089 - Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks: Dramatic Drug Price Increases with the FDA Unapproved Drugs Initiative

1/1/2019
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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.

Duration:00:39:54

088 - Powerful Peptides: CGRP and the Paradigm Shift in Migraine Prevention

12/11/2018
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In this episode, we will discuss a new class of medications for preventing migraines called CGRP antagonists, including an overview of their development, clinical efficacy, and future goals of further research in this area.

Duration:00:45:27

087 - Everything You Need to Know About Insulins - In One Shot! (Part 2)

11/20/2018
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In this episode, we continue to review insulin therapy including dosing-related specifications, dosing adjustments, injection technique, patient counseling pearls, and the concept of a sliding scale.

Duration:00:36:48

086 - Everything You Need to Know About Insulins - In One Shot!

10/30/2018
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In this episode, we discuss a broad overview of insulin topics ranging from the various types of insulins, dosage forms, brand/generic names, pharmacokinetic nuances, injection technique, and a wide variety of clinical pearls.

Duration:00:38:51

085 - Sharp Updates from the Needle World: Vaccination Updates of 2018

10/9/2018
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In this episode, we discuss vaccine related updates with our vaccine expert, Dr. Lauren Angelo. The updates discussed in this episode include the new shingles vaccine, the variety of influenza vaccines on the market, and several other updates.

Duration:00:34:28

084 - Rate Rate … Don’t Tell Me! Rate Versus Rhythm Control in Atrial Fibrillation

9/18/2018
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In this episode, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a rate versus rhythm control strategy for atrial fibrillation.

Duration:00:33:47

083 - Flow and Fluoxetine - Evaluating Antidepressant Selection in Chronic Kidney Disease

8/28/2018
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In this episode, we discuss the importance of accurately recognizing depressive symptoms in patients with kidney disease and provide review the limited available literature regarding treatment in this population. We then discuss guidelines to determine some of the best treatment options for this unique subgroup of patients.

Duration:00:52:52

082 - Let’s Get Heavy! Deuterium Substitution as a Pathway for Drug Design

8/7/2018
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In this episode, we take a closer look at deuteration, specifically involving the medication deutetrabenazine (discussed back in episode 76). We feature a guest contributor from our pharmacy sciences department who assists us as we look at the drug design aspects of this unique molecule and its implications for research moving forward.

Duration:00:39:09

081 - Top 8 Ways to Excel in your APPE Rotations

7/17/2018
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In this episode, we discuss some ways APPE students not only survive, but excel in the APPE rotations.

Duration:00:42:10

080 - HIT Me With Your Best Shot: A Brief Review of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

6/26/2018
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In this episode, we will review the diagnosis and treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT).

Duration:00:32:32

079 - Cutting Hair and Blood Pressure: Pharmacists in the Barbershop

6/5/2018
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In this episode, we interview Kathleen Lynch, PharmD and Ciantel (Adair) Blyler, PharmD, coauthors of the New England Journal of Medicine article, published in March 2018, investigating the role of pharmacist-led interventions for blood pressure reduction in black barbershops.

Duration:00:34:23