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Best Science Medicine Podcast - BS without the BS

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The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia and Dr Michael Allan, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of Alberta. For more about us and to get the show notes for each episode, visit our website at www.bsmedicine.com or www.medicationmythbusters.com

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The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia and Dr Michael Allan, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of Alberta. For more about us and to get the show notes for each episode, visit our website at www.bsmedicine.com or www.medicationmythbusters.com

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Interesting and useful

By brpierce - Dec 13 2015
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One of my favorite medical podcasts. Always worthwhile.

The James McCormack and Mike show

By Maridyn - Feb 10 2015
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Love every other second of the show.

iTunes Ratings

123 Ratings
Average Ratings
104
6
6
3
4

Interesting and useful

By brpierce - Dec 13 2015
Read more
One of my favorite medical podcasts. Always worthwhile.

The James McCormack and Mike show

By Maridyn - Feb 10 2015
Read more
Love every other second of the show.

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Best Science Medicine Podcast - BS without the BS

Updated 9 days ago

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The Best Science (BS) Medicine Podcast is a weekly presentation where practitioners can get evidence-based drug therapy content that is practical, entertaining and promotes healthy scepticism. In essence, we are the Medication Mythbusters. We present information that is useful and relevant to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals, and that can easily be incorporated into day-to-day practice. The podcast is presented by Dr. James McCormack, Professor in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of British Columbia and Dr Michael Allan, Associate Professor in the Department of Family Practice at the University of Alberta. For more about us and to get the show notes for each episode, visit our website at www.bsmedicine.com or www.medicationmythbusters.com

Rank #1: Episode 427: How not to do what didn’t need to be done

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In episode 427, James and Mike invite Mark McConnell back to the podcast to discuss the philosophy around how not to do what didn’t need to be done. You start with a differential diagnosis then think about what are the possible causes of this presentation?

Sep 23 2019

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Rank #2: Episode 432: All the evidence for all the medications for a failing heart – PART III

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In episode 432, James and Mike finish their review of the evidence around medications for systolic heart failure. In this episode our goal was to try to make sense of the process by adding as much art as possible to the evidence and also use a modicum of common sense. Let us know if we achieved our goal.
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Nov 22 2019

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Rank #3: Episode 431: All the evidence for all the medications for a failing heart – PART II

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In episode 431, James and Mike continue their review of the evidence around medications for systolic heart failure. In this episode we discuss betablockers, ACEIs, ARBs, MRAs and a few other key trials of somewhat newer agents. 
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Nov 07 2019

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Rank #4: Episode 430: All the evidence for all the medications for a failing heart

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In episode 430, James and Mike do a review of all the best available evidence around medications for systolic heart failure. In this episode we start off by framing the risk associated with heart failure (mortality and hospitalizations for heart failure) and what the evidence is for exercise, salt, diuretics, digoxin and ISDN/hydralazine.
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Oct 30 2019

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Rank #5: Episode 429: Deprescribing is an essential part of good prescribing – PART II

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In episode 429, Mike and James continue their discussion with Barb Farrell around deprescribing. We talk in generalities, with occasional brilliant specificity, about the PPI/benzos/antipsychotics/glucose lowering medication deprescribing guidelines. In the end we come up with the astounding idea that maybe some people are on too many medications.

Oct 21 2019

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