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CorConsult Rx: Evidence-Based Medicine and Pharmacy

Evidence-based medicine and drug updates for pharmacists, physicians, NPs, PA-Cs, and students that are on the go.

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A Deeper Look at Treatment Options for General Depression

This episode is a follow-up to our discuss on general depression and the STAR*D trial. We review the algorithm created by Dr. David Osser and colleagues at Harvard Medical. The Pubmed article can be found at the following link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30614886 If you have any questions for myself or Cole, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

43mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #1

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The 2019 Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines

On this episode, we are joined by Ohio Northern University College of Pharmacy student Martin Brenneman. Martin eventually hopes to complete a PGY2 infectious disease residency. We provide a general overview of the new guidelines. We also discuss some of the reasoning and data behind some of the recommendations. For a great overview of CAP, check out this Medscape review article: https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/234240-overview#a17 If you have any questions for myself or Cole, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

1hr 22mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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A Review of Antiepileptics

On this episode, we briefly describe a few common types of seizures. We then review the adverse effects, mechanism, interactions, and several clinical pearls for various antiepileptic medications. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

52mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #3

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2019 Asthma Guidelines

On this episode, we discuss the updated 2019 GINA (Asthma) guidelines. We review basic pathophysiology and diagnostics. We then examine the updated treatment options including the use of PRN inhaled ICS + formoterol in place of an albuterol inhaler. Below is a link to the GINA pocket guidelines: https://ginasthma.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/GINA-2019-main-Pocket-Guide-wms.pdf If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

45mins

4 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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COPD Guideline Review

On this episode we discuss the 2019 GOLD guidelines for the management of COPD. We review the POET, FLAME, and other trials to explain some of the recommendations. We have a breakdown of all the drugs and at what point they are possibly introduced into the pharmacotherapy plan. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

1hr 4mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #5

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Tricks for Treating Resistant Hypertension

On this episode, we discuss a few tips and tricks for treating resistant hypertension that can be utilized before adding additional medications. We review the recently published article on bedtime dosing for antihypertensive medications as well as several others.  If you have any questions for myself or Cole, reach out to us on any of the following: Text - 415-943-6116 Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

34mins

20 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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What's the Difference?

On this episode, we answer some common questions from the world of community pharmacy. One of our listeners compiled these questions and e-mailed them to us. Some examples include the difference between diltiazem formulations, doxycycline monohydrate vs hyclate, and methylphenidate LA vs CD. If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following:Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

53mins

24 Jul 2019

Rank #7

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Osteoarthritis Management

On this episode, we review the treatment options of osteoarthritis. We discuss the various joints and comorbidities that can guide treatment selection. We also compare and contrast three different sets of guidelines currently available.  The link for the OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee, hip, and polyarticular osteoarthritis can be found at the following link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31278997 The guidelines from the ACR can be found at the following link: http://mqic.org/pdf/2012_ACR_OA_Guidelines_FINAL.PDF If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

41mins

8 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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A Deeper Look at Dyslipidemia

Last November we discussed the updated lipid guidelines. We wanted to revisit the treatment options for dyslipidemia and discuss some of the updated data that has been recently released. We review pathophysiology, as well as statin and non-statin therapy options. We walk through the algorithms for secondary prevention for patients with ASCVD, treatment for hypercholesterolemia, primary prevention, and statin use in patients with diabetes. We also review the recently published REDUCE IT trial from the New England Journal of Medicine.  Below is the link for the ASCVD Risk Plus calculator: http://tools.acc.org/ASCVD-Risk-Estimator-Plus/#!/calculate/estimate/ Below is the link to the summary written by Wiki Journal Club for the REDUCE IT trial: https://www.wikijournalclub.org/wiki/REDUCE-IT If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

1hr 4mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #9

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Medication Options for Osteoporosis

On this episode, we give a general overview of the treatment options available for osteoporosis. We discuss osteoporosis seen in men and  postmenopausal women as well as drug induced osteoporosis.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

38mins

3 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Treating Urinary Tract Infections

On this episode, we are joined by MUSC College of Pharmacy P4 Ryan Rosenblatt. We discuss some pathophysiology and microbiology involved with urinary tract infections. We then review some of the pharmacotherapy options available for treatment.  If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

51mins

9 May 2019

Rank #11

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DM2 and HFrEF Patient Case Review

This episode was originally supposed to be a simple topic discussion between my student and me. We ended up recording it as a podcast episode that will hopefully serve as a quick review of material that has been covered in other episodes. The patient case that we discussed during the episode: 63 y/o female with diabetes, HFrEF, hypertension. Medications: A1c = 8.9% HFrEF – EF = 30% BP = 154/84 mmHg Glargine-Lantus insulin 36 U QAM Pioglitazone 45 mg Lisinopril 10 mg HCTZ 25 mg QAM Metoprolol tartrate 50 mg BID Carvedilol 25mg BID Doxazosin 4 mg daily  èSTOP  Simvastatin 20 mg She presents for pharmacotherapy management If you have any questions, reach out to us on any of the following: Mike - mcorvino@corconsultrx.com Cole - cswanson@corconsultrx.com Instagram and other social media platforms - @corconsultrx This podcast reviews current evidence-based medicine and pharmacy treatment options. This podcast is intended to be used for educational purposes only and is intended for healthcare professionals and students. This podcast is not for patients and not intended as advice or treatment.

56mins

25 May 2019

Rank #12