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Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.
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Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.

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Episodes

Podcast Ep 50: HIV/Hep C with Dr. Eric Meissner, MD, PhD

1/16/2019
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This is the 50th episode milestone, and we are joined by HIV/Hep C expert Dr. Eric Meissner, MD, PhD. Dr. Meissner is an infectious disease physician at the Medical University of South Carolina. He also runs a research lab at the university as well. He discusses his extensive training as well as some of the projects he's worked on over the years. He also reviews some of the latest research in HIV and Hep C. We close by answering questions from Instagram followers. If you have any...

Duration:01:11:38

Podcast Ep 49: Specializing in Transplant with Dr. Neha Patel

1/6/2019
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On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Neha Patel. Dr. Patel is a clinical pharmacy specialist that works with in kidney and liver transplant. She discusses her time in pharmacy school and residency. She provides residency interview advice for students considering a specialty. She also gives some insight into her daily life on a transplant floor. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole -...

Duration:00:41:01

Podcast Ep 48: Parkinson's Disease

1/3/2019
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On this episode, we give a brief overview of Parkinson's disease. We cover some background information and review the drugs that are most commonly used for the disease. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for...

Duration:00:36:14

Podcast Ep 47: Diabetes and Hypertension Patient Case

12/19/2018
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On this episode, we look at a patient case that involves type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. We start with the medications that the patient is currently taking and show what evidence-based changes we would make. These changes couldn't happen in one visit, but we give an overview of what medications the patient should eventually end up on. The show notes are available at www.corconsultrx.com If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike -...

Duration:00:54:04

Podcast Ep 46: Hepatitis C Overview

12/9/2018
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On this episode, we review hepatitis C. We give some background information and statistics. We discuss pre-treatment workup as well as some comorbidities to consider before starting treatment. We then give a brief overview of treatment for HCV genotype 1a. We list some resources to use to review the other genotypes as well as more information on the overall disease. I will list show notes on my Medium page (@corconsultrx) as well as put the PDF file on my website under "Show Notes". If...

Duration:00:44:19

Podcast Ep 45: New Lipid Guidelines

11/28/2018
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On this episode, we discuss the new 2018 lipid guidelines from the American College of Cardiology. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals...

Duration:00:40:02

Podcast Ep 44: Clostridium Difficile Guidelines

11/20/2018
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On this episode, we are joined once again by Tom Klvana, PA-C. We discuss the updated 2018 guidelines for the treatment of C. diff that were published by the Infectious Disease Society of America. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast...

Duration:00:40:31

Podcast Ep 43: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

11/12/2018
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On this episode, we review irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We discuss the background information and some lifestyle modifications. We then summarize some of the treatment options and pharmacology. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast...

Duration:00:40:21

Podcast Ep 42: Advice for PA and PharmD Students....and Some Love for our Nursing Colleagues

11/6/2018
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On this episode, we are joined any Tom Klvana, PA-C. We discuss Tom's transition from a competitive body builder to becoming a physician assistant at a major hospital. We go over tactics that students in all fields will hopefully find helpful as well as recommendations for growing as a professional. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx...

Duration:01:33:20

Podcast Ep 41: Chronic Kidney Disease

11/3/2018
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On this episode, we review the epidemiology and pathophysiology of chronic kidney disease. We also discuss the management of related comorbidities. Source for iron dosing that we discussed: Stoffel NU et al. Iron absorption from oral iron supplements given on consecutive versus alternate days and as single morning doses versus twice-daily split dosing in iron-depleted women: Two open-label, randomised controlled trials. Lancet Haematol 2017 Oct 9 If you have any questions, reach out to us...

Duration:00:48:06

Podcast Ep 40: Oncology and Immunotherapy with Dr. Philip Hall (Dean of MUSC COP)

10/25/2018
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On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Philip Hall, the current Dean of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hall discusses the impact that precision medicine has made on oncology. He also discusses his background and how he ended up in a leadership role at an academic medical center. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms -...

Duration:01:06:30

Podcast Ep 39: Iron-Deficiency and Macrocytic Anemia

10/18/2018
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On this episode we discuss a few types of anemia. We review the causes and treatment of iron-deficiency anemia. We then look at macrocytic anemia. We discuss B12 and folate deficiencies and how each is treated. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This...

Duration:00:52:38

Podcast Ep 38: Critical Care Pharmacy Residency and Midyear Prep

10/12/2018
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On this episode, we are joined by Dr. Brian Gilbert and Dr. Tessa Reynolds to discuss life as a critical care pharmacy resident. They also share strategies for network as well as the "do's" and "don'ts" of Midyear. Dr. Gilbert even gives us a quick preview into a few papers that he is having published. Check them out on Instagram at: @bwg08 (Brian) @tesssssrenee If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole -...

Duration:00:48:39

Podcast Ep 37: Oral Contraceptives

10/9/2018
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On this episode, we cover oral contraceptives. We review the mechanism of action and compare various formulations with the physiology of the menstrual cycle. We discuss various adverse effects that may be encountered and how to combat those effects. We also review the proper way of dealing with a missed-dose of an OC. Link to the article reviewing the mechanism of clot formation due to oral contraceptive :...

Duration:00:50:40

Podcast Ep 36: Job Updates and H. Pylori Infection

10/4/2018
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On this episode, we discuss some recent job site changes and the Palmetto Pharmacy Network's diabetes education program. We then discuss the pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options for an H. pylori infection. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is...

Duration:00:36:27

Podcast Ep 35: Multiple Sclerosis

9/19/2018
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On this episode, we finally have Cole Swanson back with us to take on the difficult topic of multiple sclerosis. We do a brief review of the different types of MS as well as some pathophysiology background. We then walk through the various treatment options available. We discuss the drugs, their potential place in therapy, warnings/contraindications, adverse effects, and monitoring parameters. This podcast is meant for educational purposes only and should not be considered medical advice....

Duration:00:40:39

Podcast Ep 34: Treating Dry Eyes

8/29/2018
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On this episode, we discuss the treatment of dry eyes. There are so many OTC products available and we use a literature review to help develop a treatment plan. Artificial tears potpourri: a literature review Clinical Ophthalmology 2014:8 1419-1433

Duration:00:38:49

Podcast Ep 33: The MD/PharmD Power Couple Interview and Opioid Review

8/21/2018
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On this episode, Blake Roche steps in to cohost while Cole is out. We are joined by Dr. Allinder and his wife Marissa (PharmD candidate). We discuss residency, interprofessionalism, life in the emergency department, and more. We finish the podcast with a quick opioid review

Duration:00:51:39

Podcast Ep 32: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

8/17/2018
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On this episode we are joined by P4 PharmD student Blake Roche and Dr. Michael Unks. We give a very brief overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

Duration:00:33:12

Podcast Ep 31: Adult Immunizations

8/12/2018
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On this episode we discuss some of the common vaccines that are recommended for adult patients. We review vaccines for pneumonia, hep B, shingles, and others. We also talk about the data available for the 65 years and older influenza vaccines. We determine the difference between a conjugate vaccine and a polysaccharide vaccine. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and all the other major social media platforms under the handle: @corconsultrx

Duration:00:59:35