GW Hospital DocPod: A peer to peer podcast for medical professionals with The George Washington University Hospital
Management of Neurogenic Bladder
Neurogenic bladder is a unique problem among disabled patients that has a significant impact on a patients’ quality of life and is very often overlooked within patient communities such as MS, spinal cord injury and other rehab patients. Daniel Stein MD, discusses management of neurogenic bladder and how patient education is a key component of any management plan for NGB.
Precision Immunotherapy and Green Chemoprevention at the GW Cancer Center with Julie Bauman, M.D., M.P.H.
In this provider profile, Julie E. Bauman, MD, MPH, highlights her role as an oncologist with the GW Cancer Center. She shares her experience, patient centered approach and research endeavors. Additionally, she talks about how she envisions her research translating to patient care for better outcomes for patients with head and neck cancers.
Addiction Prevention: Nerve Blocks and Progressive Pain Management
David Lutton, MD discusses addiction prevention: nerve blocks and progressive pain management in orthopedics. He shares the parameters for Rx of opioids previously, what is different now and the latest information regarding best practices for the use of opioids. He talks about the ways to assess which patients might be more susceptible to developing opioid dependence and he highlights the multimodal pain relief approach as a way to allow patients to recuperate less painfully, more quickly.
Advances in Oropharyngeal Cancer Care
Arjun Joshi MD and Joseph Goodman MD discuss advances in oropharyngeal cancer care. They share how the goals of treatment for the patient are protecting vital structures, function and form. They highlight how endoscopic instrumentation coupled with improved imaging and localization techniques are being used to adequately resect tumors with minimum damage to surrounding tissues and how emerging technologies, such as TORS, have allowed surgeons to access hard-to-reach areas of the mouth and throat in the treatment of head and neck cancers.
Keith D. Mortman, MD, FACS, FCCP discusses hyperhidrosis. He highlights the types of hyperhidrosis, at what age it tends to present with symptoms and the latest advances in treatment options at The George Washington University Hospital.
GW Hospital has received the 2020 American Heart Association®/American Stroke Association's® Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus, Target: Stroke Elite, and Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll award. The award is the highest stroke recognition possible.
Wayne Olan, MD discusses treatment of stroke with mechanical thrombectomy. He highlights the latest clinical indications for use, the importance of patient selection criteria and the expertise of the medical professionals at the Comprehensive Stroke Center at GW Hospital that provides fast and efficient stroke care to help patients reach a better outcome after suffering a stroke emergency.