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A monthly audio round-up detailing the contents of the latest issue of DTB.

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A monthly audio round-up detailing the contents of the latest issue of DTB.

    September 2020 - Dilemmas in commissioning biological therapies

    September 2020 - Dilemmas in commissioning biological therapies

    As we continue with our socially distanced DTB podcasts James Cave (Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (Deputy Editor) provide an overview of the September issue of DTB. This includes an editorial discussing the challenges facing commissioning organisations when changes to clinical practice or market authorisation have a significant impact on how biological therapies can be used. The editors highlight a study that showed a lack of adherence to guidelines on direct oral anticoagulant dosing in people with atrial fibrillation and renal impairment, and review an article that discusses the risk of seizures with antidepressants. This month's case report involves an Infant with status epilepticus secondary to systemic lidocaine toxicity from topical application.
    Read the full issue: https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/9
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    • 19 min
    August 2020 - Virtual revolution

    August 2020 - Virtual revolution

    Another socially distanced DTB podcast features James Cave (Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (Deputy Editor) who provide an overview of the August issue of DTB. This includes an editorial discussing the changes that have taken place in general practices and the new ways of working that have been developed during the coronavirus pandemic (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/8/114). The main article reviews the evidence for using vitamin D and calcium in older people who have osteoporosis (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/8/122) and the case report highlights the problems faced by a young man who developed a hyperkinetic reaction to dihydrocodeine (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/8/126).
    Read the full issue: https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/8.
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    • 19 min
    Low-dose aspirin for prevention of pre-eclampsia: when over the counter just isn’t

    Low-dose aspirin for prevention of pre-eclampsia: when over the counter just isn’t

    Another socially distanced DTB podcast features James Cave (Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (Deputy Editor), who provide an overview of the July issue of DTB. This includes an editorial that discusses some of the challenges in supplying low-dose aspirin to pregnant women for prevention of pre-eclampsia, a DTB Forum article by Margaret McCartney on some of the challenges to evidence-based medicine during the coronavirus pandemic and a DTB Select update on the safety of ibuprofen in people with COVID-19. The main article discusses managing antiepileptic drugs before and during pregnancy for women with epilepsy, and this month's case report is of amiodarone-induced diffuse alveolar haemorrhage. Read the full issue: https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/7
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    • 18 min
    Deprescribing in the time of COVID-19

    Deprescribing in the time of COVID-19

    With the coronavirus pandemic restrictions still in place, this socially distanced DTB podcast features James Cave (Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (Deputy Editor), who provide an overview of the June issue of DTB. This includes an editorial that discusses whether clinicians should be deprescribing some medicines during the pandemic, and a summary of the EMA's advice on the use of drugs that affect the renin-angiotensin system in people who have COVID-19. The main article looks at the gastrointestinal risks of NSAIDs and the evidence for gastroprotection, and the issue finishes with a case report of drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms syndrome in a patient taking lamotrigine. Please read the full issue: https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/6.
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    • 21 min
    Improving consultations with children and adolescents, plus treating Covid-19 with ibuprofen

    Improving consultations with children and adolescents, plus treating Covid-19 with ibuprofen

    As the UK continues to be in lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, this podcast only features David Phizackerley, DTB's Deputy Editor, who provides a brief overview of the May issue of DTB. This includes an editorial that discusses the challenges facing clinicians in involving children and young people in decisions about their healthcare; a summary of the EMA's advice on the use of ibuprofen in people who have Covid-19; and an article on the development of shared care prescribing guidelines over the last 30 years.
    The main article looks at the benefits and harms of using potassium permanganate for wound care, and the issue finishes with a case report of hypersensitivity pneumonitis associated with sertraline.
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    • 4 min
    April 2020 - Lung volume in COPD: when less is more

    April 2020 - Lung volume in COPD: when less is more

    In April's podcast, James Cave (DTB Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (DTB Deputy Editor) discuss lung volume reduction surgery for patients with emphysema-predominant COPD (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/4/50). They highlight the results of a trial of low-dose amitriptyline for chronic low back pain (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/4/53), discuss the use of depot triamcinolone injection for hay fever (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/4/57), and talk about a case in which dapagliflozin was thought to have caused euglycaemic diabetic ketoacidosis (https://dtb.bmj.com/content/58/4/60).
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    Read the full April issue: dtb.bmj.com/content/58/4

    • 14 min

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