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AFP: American Family Physician Podcast

Author: American Academy of Family Physicians

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Twice a month, faculty and residents of the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix Family Medicine Residency discuss key clinical points from each issue of American Family Physician (AFP). AFP publishes clinical reviews that help keep physicians current with advances in diagnosis and treatment. Contributing editor: Dr. Steven Brown.
130 Episodes
Thyroid nodules (1:30), palliative care during public health emergencies (6:30), preterm birth diagnosis (10:00), corticosteroids for community-acquired pneumonia (12:40), urinary tract infection in children and infants (15:00), and subclinical hypothyroidism (19:50).
Sarecycline (1:30), IgA vasculitis (5:00), oseltamivir (11:00), Paget disease (12:50), colorectal cancer screening (17:20), colchicine postmyocardial infarction (20:20).
Acute pyelonephritis (1:40), fetal fibronectin testing in preterm labor (6:00), intrapartum fetal monitoring (7:50), race-based treatment decisions perpetuate structural racism (11:40), neck pain (14:10), and antibiotic adverse effects (18:20).
D-dimer to rule out pulmonary embolism (2:20), syphilis (3:30), mind-body treatments for pain (8:10), asymptomatic bacteriuria (9:40), community-acquired pneumonia (13:00), colon cancer screening outreach by mail (17:40), dapagliflozin (19:10), and acetaminophen for osteoarthritis (22:10).
Blood product transfusion in adults (1:30), nicotine replacement therapy (6:50), cervical colposcopy (9:30), antiemetics for acute gastroenteritis in children (13:00), and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (15:00).
Fever in infants and young children (1:30), anticoagulation in older adults (5:20), acute respiratory distress syndrome (8:30), acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (13:40), an ode to season 5 (17:00).
MRI breast cancer screening in dense breasts (5:40), positive pressure ventilation for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (8:30), supplemental oxygen in acute coronary syndrome (10:10), the preparticipation physical evaluation (12:20), emergency contraception (16:10), muscle relaxants for acute low back pain (18:40), and a COVID-19 research brief (19:30).
Ectopic pregnancy (2:30), varicose veins (7:20), screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (8:30), the older driver (11:10), atopic dermatitis (13:10), top 20 POEMs of 2019 (18:10), and a COVID-19 research brief (20:40).
Tranexamic acid (2:50), IBSchek for irritable bowel syndrome (6:10), endometrial biopsy (8:10), megestrol for palliative care (11:30), migraines in children (14:00), chronic dyspnea (16:20), antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2 (19:00).
Outpatient burn care (5:40), pain relief after fractures (10:00), asymptomatic bacteriuria (12:00), chronic diarrhea (13:40), galcanezumab for migraine and cluster headaches (16:40), acute altitude illness (20:00), and COVID-19 research briefs (24:40).
Sepsis management (4:30), urinary incontinence (8:50), hypertension medication timing (10:30), cutaneous cryosurgery (12:50), probiotics for vulvovaginal candidiasis (16:10), and delirium (18:10).
“Breathe” by Renée Crichlow, MD (1:00), combination therapy for hypertension (6:00), esketamine for depression (10:20), guidelines for group B Streptococcus disease (13:30), medication use to reduce breast cancer risk (19:30), genital ulcers (22:00), clinical answers quick-fire (26:30).
Point-of-care ultrasonography (1:40), vitamin and mineral supplementation for maintaining cognitive function (5:30), upper gastrointestinal bleeding (8:10), probiotics for antibiotic-associated diarrhea (13:40), emotional support animals (16:20), music therapy for depression (19:10), and tai chi for fibromyalgia (21:40).
Coccidioidomycosis (1:40), cerebral palsy (5:20), immunization schedules (9:10), dupilumab for asthma (10:10), antidepressant treatment (13:00), and BRCA-related cancer testing (14:20).
Screening and counseling adolescents and young adults (1:40), the sexual health history (5:10), onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) for prevention of migraine (7:50), breast cancer screening (10:00), and Clostridioides difficile infection (12:20)
Pain medications before intrauterine device placement (1:40), muscle weakness (3:50), revefenacin (7:30), editorial: "America Needs More Family Doctors" (9:50), screening for hepatitis B infection in pregnancy (12:00), short-term systemic corticosteroids (13:50), management of atrial fibrillation (17:50).
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (1:30), positional therapy for obstructive sleep apnea (5:00), lymphoma (7:00), tapering opioids (10:20), branched-chain amino acids for hepatic encephalopathy (14:00).
The 100th episode spectacular!  Amblyopia (3:50), the case against coronary artery calcium scoring (11:00), cirrhosis (15:40), baloxavir for influenza (23:10), and a point-of-care guide for deep vein thrombosis (28:40). Also messages from special guests, highlights from our first 100 episodes, and...wait for it...a new song to close out the show.
Alpha blockers for nephrolithiasis (1:30), influenza (4:20), pelvic floor muscle training (9:30), cold weather injuries (10:50), combined oral contraceptives for heavy menstrual bleeding (16:00), and general health checks (18:40).
The changing climate and health impacts (1:40), gestational hypertension and preeclampsia (8:50), as needed treatment for asthma (12:40), depression in children and adolescents (13:50), platelet rich plasma for rotator cuff symptoms (17:10), preexposure prophylaxis for HIV infection (17:40).
Comments (3)


Can commentary/comments/or read along descriptions of the podcasts be accessed just as in YouTube videos. This will no doubt improve understanding and concentration. Keep up the good work

Jul 13th

Bela Em

Sensible loss of lives? You mean senseless

Jun 10th

Gail-Marie Stewart

gout related to cvd?!?! wow! u live u learn...great session!!!

Sep 25th
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