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POEM of the Week Podcast

Each week, Dr. Mark Ebell, POEMs Editor, joins Dr. Michael Wilkes, NPR correspondent and Vice-Dean of the UC-Davis Medical School, for a five minute discussion about an important recent medical study reviewed by the POEMs editors. POEMs provide synopsised reviews of studies that could affect a clinician's practice, and the discussion in this podcast provides additional depth and insight into the issue covered by the POEMs synopsis. More about POEMs and it's companion point-of-care search tool, Essential Evidence Plus, at www.essentialevidenceplus.com.

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Each week, Dr. Mark Ebell, POEMs Editor, joins Dr. Michael Wilkes, NPR correspondent and Vice-Dean of the UC-Davis Medical School, for a five minute discussion about an important recent medical study reviewed by the POEMs editors. POEMs provide synopsised reviews of studies that could affect a clinician's practice, and the discussion in this podcast provides additional depth and insight into the issue covered by the POEMs synopsis. More about POEMs and it's companion point-of-care search tool, Essential Evidence Plus, at www.essentialevidenceplus.com.

Episode 622: USPSTF 2022 recommends against initiating aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults 60+ years (D recommendation)

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' USPSTF 2022 recommends against initiating aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults 60+ years (D recommendation) '

Jul 18 2022

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Episode 621: Aducanumab is not effective for mild cognitive impairment or mild Alzheimer's dementia and has major safety issues

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Aducanumab is not effective for mild cognitive impairment or mild Alzheimer's dementia and has major safety issues '

Jul 11 2022

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Episode 620: Surgery is no better than nonoperative treatment for Achilles tendon rupture in adults

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Surgery is no better than nonoperative treatment for Achilles tendon rupture in adults '

Jul 04 2022

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Episode 619: Ketamine reduces suicidal ideation quickly, but may not reduce the short-term likelihood of suicide attempts

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Ketamine reduces suicidal ideation quickly, but may not reduce the short-term likelihood of suicide attempts '

Jun 27 2022

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Episode 618: Combination antidepressant therapy is more effective than monotherapy for acute severe depression and nonresponding depression

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Combination antidepressant therapy is more effective than monotherapy for acute severe depression and nonresponding depression '

Jun 20 2022

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Episode 617: Closed-loop system improves glycemic control but not hypoglycemia for young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Closed-loop system improves glycemic control but not hypoglycemia for young children with type 1 diabetes mellitus '

Jun 13 2022

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Episode 616: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are probably the best first option for patients with panic disorder

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are probably the best first option for patients with panic disorder '

Jun 06 2022

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Episode 615: All-cause mortality is comparable in patients with left main coronary artery disease treated with PCI or CABG

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' All-cause mortality is comparable in patients with left main coronary artery disease treated with PCI or CABG '

May 30 2022

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Episode 614: MA: Several drugs are effective for weight loss in obese or overweight adults; it's unclear whether they improve health outcomes

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' MA: Several drugs are effective for weight loss in obese or overweight adults; it's unclear whether they improve health outcomes '

May 23 2022

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Episode 613: Large increases in the risk of cardiovascular events following COVID-19 infection that required hospitalization

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Large increases in the risk of cardiovascular events following COVID-19 infection that required hospitalization '

May 16 2022

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Episode 612: Thromboprophylaxis after discharge improves clinical outcomes for certain high-risk patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (MICHELLE)

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Thromboprophylaxis after discharge improves clinical outcomes for certain high-risk patients hospitalized with COVID-19 (MICHELLE) '

May 09 2022

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Episode 611: Ibuprofen, ketorolac, and diclofenac are equivalent for the treatment of acute nonradicular low back pain

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Ibuprofen, ketorolac, and diclofenac are equivalent for the treatment of acute nonradicular low back pain '

May 02 2022

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Episode 610: Proton pump inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Proton pump inhibitor use associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer '

Apr 25 2022

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Episode 609: British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the management of irritable bowel syndrome

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the management of irritable bowel syndrome '

Apr 18 2022

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Episode 608: Nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (Paxlovid) reduces risk of hospitalization in at-risk outpatients (EPIC-HR)

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (Paxlovid) reduces risk of hospitalization in at-risk outpatients (EPIC-HR) '

Apr 11 2022

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Episode 607: No improved patient-oriented outcomes with sacubitril/valsartan in adults with heart failure and preserved EF (PARALLAX)

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' No improved patient-oriented outcomes with sacubitril/valsartan in adults with heart failure and preserved EF (PARALLAX) '

Apr 04 2022

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Episode 606: Amoxicillin for children with CAP: low-dose for 3 days is noninferior to high-dose for 7 days (CAP-IT)

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Amoxicillin for children with CAP: low-dose for 3 days is noninferior to high-dose for 7 days (CAP-IT) '

Mar 28 2022

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Episode 605: Lowering blood pressure does not decrease the risk of T2DM in persons with hypertension; ACEIs/ARBs do

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' Lowering blood pressure does not decrease the risk of T2DM in persons with hypertension; ACEIs/ARBs do '

Mar 21 2022

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Episode 604: DAPT with aspirin plus clopidogrel for 30 days is the best option after minor stroke or TIA

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' DAPT with aspirin plus clopidogrel for 30 days is the best option after minor stroke or TIA '

Mar 14 2022

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Episode 603: For mild/moderate acne, adapalene + BPO, clindamycin + BPO, and adapalene alone are most effective, in that order

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Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled ' For mild/moderate acne, adapalene + BPO, clindamycin + BPO, and adapalene alone are most effective, in that order '

Mar 07 2022

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