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The Rounds Table is a free recurring medical podcast covering the latest and most important research from major medical journals. It is intended for all practicing healthcare professionals and aims to to help them keep up to date in the care of their patients.

The Rounds Table Dr. John Fralick and Dr. Michael Fralick

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The Rounds Table is a free recurring medical podcast covering the latest and most important research from major medical journals. It is intended for all practicing healthcare professionals and aims to to help them keep up to date in the care of their patients.

    Episode 24 – Rapid Fire ID!

    Episode 24 – Rapid Fire ID!

    Welcome back Rounds Table listeners!

    This week John is joined by a special guest, Dr. Jason Zou - an Internal Medicine resident from the University of Calgary to do a rapid fire episode on 4 ID papers, all non-COVID related. Check it out below:

    Is CRP helpful in guiding duration of antibiotics for uncomplicated gram negative bacteremia? (0:00 – 12:10)
    Is antibiotic therapy an alternative to surgery for treatment of appendicitis? (12:10 – 19:09)
    Assessing mortality according to duration of S. aureus bacteremia. (19:11 – 28:20)
    Is oral vancomycin effective for preventing healthcare related C difficile infection? (28:20 – 37:05)

    And for the good stuff:

    A Bhangra dancer from the Yukon celebrating getting his COVID vaccine
    A nice story about hockey and a kidney transplant

    Episode 23 – Rapid Fire!

    Episode 23 – Rapid Fire!

    Welcome back Rounds Table listeners!

    We are back today with our Classic Rapid Fire format! Four papers … here we go!

    What is the optimal anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation and a bioprosthetic mitral valve? (0:30 – 7:10)
    The development and validation of a penicillin allergy clinical decision tool (7:10 – 13:20)
    What is the long-term efficacy and safety of dapagliflozin in patients with chronic diabetes in those with or without type II diabetes? (13:20 – 19:55)
    Can an algorithm help identify patients at risk for clinical deterioration? (19:55 – 29:29)

    Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you: @roundstable

    Episode 22 – Rapid Fire with Dr. Hughes and Dr. Quinn

    Episode 22 – Rapid Fire with Dr. Hughes and Dr. Quinn

    Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

    Dr. Emily Hughes and Dr. Kieran Quinn are back today with our Classic Rapid Fire format! 4 papers…here we go!
    1. Does the use of a remote monitoring system lower the risk of dying within 30 days in patients at high risk of clinical deterioration? (0:40 – 7:40)

    2. Does a once-weekly basal insulin analogue (icodec) have similar glycemic control to once-daily glargine U100 in patients with T2D with inadequate control not previously on insulin? (7:03 – 13:50)

    3a. How did patterns of care delivery change during the COVID-19 pandemic? (13:50 – 20:50)

    3b. What types of patients felt unprepared to used telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic? (13:50 – 20:50)

    4. What is the safety and efficacy of the SGLT2 inhibitor sotagliflozin in reducing hospitalization and death from cardiovascular causes when initiated soon after an episode of decompensated heart failure? (20:50 – 29:35)

    Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. @roundstable

    Episode 21 – COVID-19 and Pregnancy with Dr. Kuret

    Episode 21 – COVID-19 and Pregnancy with Dr. Kuret

    Welcome back Rounds Table listeners!

    To kick off the new year we have a very special episode, discussing what is known and what is not known about COVID-19 and pregnancy.

    Our guest is Dr. Verena (Vreni) Kuret She is the section head of the Maternal Fetal Medicine program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Calgary and a clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine.

    She joins us to today to talk about all things COVID-19 and pregnancy, from clinical considerations to vaccination.

    Check out these great resources for more information:

    The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC)
    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
    The International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology – website has resources in multiple languages

    TBT – Dr. Robbie Goldstein on COVID-19

    TBT – Dr. Robbie Goldstein on COVID-19

    Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

    Today we are back with a throwback to our interview with Dr. Robbie Goldstein early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Back in April, we interviewed Dr. Robbie Goldstein to find out how Mass General Hospital (MGH) in Boston has prepared, and adapted, to a massive influx of patients with COVID-19.

    Dr. Goldstein is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an Infectious Disease physician at MGH. He is also the Medical Director of the Transgender Health Program at MGH.

    To find out more about what MGH has done visit this website: https://www.massgeneral.org/news/coronavirus/treatment-guidances.

    Episode 20 – Rapid Fire Cardiology!

    Episode 20 – Rapid Fire Cardiology!

    Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

    We are back today with our Classic Rapid Fire format! 4 papers…here we go!
    1.  Can early rhythm control therapy reduce risk of cardiovascular complications in atrial fibrillation? (0:33 - 7:02)
    2.  Can SGLT2 inhibitors improve risk of heart failure or CV death among patients with reduced ejection fraction and heart failure? (7:03 - 12:46)
    3.  What is the effect of single vs dual antiplatelet therapy on TAVI patients who do not have an indication for anticoagulation? (12:47-18:07)
    4.  Is low dose edoxaban safe and effective among patients 80+ with atrial fibrillation? (18:08 - 23:51)

    And for the Good Stuff:
    • An adorable New Zealand baby doing the Haka, a ceremonial dance or challenge in Maori culture (23:52-24:20)
    • An inspirational commercial by the German government about COVID-19 (24:21- 26:00)

    Questions? Comments? Feedback? We’d love to hear from you. @roundstable

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