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Four healthily skeptical primary care physicians discuss the latest in primary care medicine. Join Essential Evidence Editor Mark Ebell MD, JFP editor John Hickner MD, Rush University's Kate Rowland MD, and POEMs co-founder Henry Barry MD, for this fast-paced weekly update on evidence-based primary care.

Primary Care Update Mark Ebell

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 74 Ratings

Four healthily skeptical primary care physicians discuss the latest in primary care medicine. Join Essential Evidence Editor Mark Ebell MD, JFP editor John Hickner MD, Rush University's Kate Rowland MD, and POEMs co-founder Henry Barry MD, for this fast-paced weekly update on evidence-based primary care.

    Episode 82: PCR stool tests in kids, duration of antibiotics for CAP in kids, and an UGI bleed guideline

    Episode 82: PCR stool tests in kids, duration of antibiotics for CAP in kids, and an UGI bleed guideline

    This week, we give John the episode off, so Kate, Mark and Henry will discuss rapid stool tests in children with community acquired diarrhea, a guideline for managing patients with acute UGI bleeding, and the best duration of antibiotics for ambulatory kids with community-acquired pneumonia

    • 25 min
    Episode 81: LDL targets, guided antiplatelet therapy, CRC screening, and myocarditis after mRNA vax

    Episode 81: LDL targets, guided antiplatelet therapy, CRC screening, and myocarditis after mRNA vax

    This week, we will discuss LDL targets after stroke, guided antiplatelet therapy after PCI, updated CRC screening recommendation from the USPSTF, and the risk of myocarditis after mRNA-based COVID vaccination. For CME credit go to IAFP.com and click on the online education link, and then find our podcast.

    • 31 min
    Episode 80: Cannabis, PRP for plantar fasciitis, epidural steroids, and COVID mortality and race

    Episode 80: Cannabis, PRP for plantar fasciitis, epidural steroids, and COVID mortality and race

    This week, Kate, Mark, John and henry will discuss cannabis use in patients with rheumatologic disorders, platelet-rich plasma injections for persons with plantar fasciitis, epidural steroid injections for sciatica, and COVID mortality and race.

    • 29 min
    Episode 79: caffeine in pregnancy, DM and cancer, ruling out MI, and COVID reinfection

    Episode 79: caffeine in pregnancy, DM and cancer, ruling out MI, and COVID reinfection

    This week we tackle caffeine in pregnancy, new onset diabetes and cancer risk; a clinical prediction tool to help rule out acute myocardial infarction and a report on the frequency of COVID reinfection.

    • 27 min
    Episode 78: PCN allergy, US guided injections, IBS, and prediabetes prognosis

    Episode 78: PCN allergy, US guided injections, IBS, and prediabetes prognosis

    This week, Kate, Mark, Henry and John will discuss penicillin allergy, US-guided steroid injections, psychological therapies for patients with IBS and the natural history of “prediabetes”. Plus the quiz from Kate.

    • 26 min
    Episode 77: deprescribing antibiotics, BP screening recommendations, vit D and fish oil to prevent AF, and steroids for wheeze preschoolers.

    Episode 77: deprescribing antibiotics, BP screening recommendations, vit D and fish oil to prevent AF, and steroids for wheeze preschoolers.

    This week, Kate, Mark, John and Henry discuss a proven strategy to decrease antibiotic prescribing, learn about updated USPSTF recommendations for blood pressure screening, whether vitamin D and fish oil for prevent A fib, and the value of oral steroids for wheezy preschoolers age 2 to 5.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

dailyhealthcoach7 ,

Stellar and to the point

Stellar primary care podcast, hones in on evidence based points. Motivated me to sign up for Essential Evidence (which is also quite awesome).

JbarMD ,

Too many hosts now

Used to be a Quick way to be up to date on poems and ebm with this podcast. Now, multiple hosts, lots ofJabber compared to previous. Used to love this podcast for quick listening and efficiency :(

Mookie Boston ,

Fantastic Medical Podcast

This podcast has quickly risen to the top of my podcast list. It is a pleasant way to stay up to date on relevant, patient-oriented evidence. Also, Drs. Ebell, Barry and Hickner make me proud to be a family physician. Well done!

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