C. difficile: The Most Common Health Care Associated Infection in the United States
Dr. Centor discusses the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infection with C difficile with Drs. Allison Guh and Preeta Kutty, both of whom work at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In this episode of Annals On Call, Dr. Centor discusses the pathophysiology of gout and the prevention and treatment of gout attacks with Dr. Angelo Gaffo, Rheumatology Section Chief at University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Centor discusses the unintended consequences of the U.S. health care delivery and payment system on quality of care, physician wellness, patient satisfaction, and health care costs with Dr. Maria Maldonado. Dr. Maldonado is the author of a recent Annals "On Being a Doctor" essay that poignantly illustrates these issues.
Dr. Centor discusses an update of the pooled cohort equations used to estimate atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk with Dr. Rodney Hayward. Dr. Hayward was a co-investigator on a recent study that updated the equations to improve prediction in sex and race subgroups.
Dr. Centor discusses diuretic resistance in patients with heart failure with Dr. Joel Topf. Listeners will gain knowledge to help make better-informed choices when prescribing diuretics to patients with heart failure.
Oral Pharmacologic Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes: Choosing Therapy Wisely
In this episode of Annals On Call, Dr. Centor interviews Dr. Michael J. Barry about the evidence for choosing oral drug therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes from among the expanding list of options.
Dr. Centor discusses ACP/AAFP and ACC/AHA recommendations for the care of patients with hypertension with Dr. Devan Kansagara, a co-author of the American College of Physicians clinical guidelines on the management of hypertension in older adults.