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).
Care of military veterans (1:40), eczema (6:30), physician burnout (8:00), hidradenitis suppurativa (11:10), telehealth consultations (16:00).
Lead screening (1:30), predicting postoperative pulmonary complications (4:40), toilet training (6:10), postpartum care (11:10), influenza vaccination (16:30), elagolix for endometriosis pain (19:20), and Where I Listen (22:20).
Hand-foot-and-mouth disease (1:30), opioid use disorder (3:30), thickened feeds for infants with gastroesophogeal reflux (8:00), hypertension in pregnancy (9:50), antibiotics for acute rhinosinusitis (12:10), anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation (14:50), and a new song “Health is Primary” from Mehul Sheth, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Kenner, LA (16:50).
Glycopyrronium topical wipes (1:30), urinary incontinence (4:20), augmentation for treatment-resistant depression (13:20), pelvic inflammatory disease (14:20), dual antiplatelet therapy for transient ischemic attack and minor stroke (19:50), ruling out community-acquired pneumonia (23:00).
Interview with Alison Block, MD, family physician and faculty member at Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency in Martinez, CA. Dr. Block is Executive Producer of the The Nocturnists, "a live show and podcast where doctors share stories from the world of medicine." This bonus episode includes clips from family physicians on The Nocturnists. Topics discussed in the interview include: stories as advocacy, a non-linear career path, the origin of The Nocturnists, and music from your teen years.
Treatment of the common cold (1:30), tonsillectomy in children (5:30), treatment of threatened miscarriage (7:20), venous ulcers (9:50), radicular low back pain (13:20), prostate cancer decision making (15:10).
Health maintenance in school-aged children (1:30), the primary care workforce (7:10), actinic keratoses (9:40), electronic cigarettes (11:20), and postpartum depression (15:10).
Ingrown toenail (1:30), Should you prescribe metformin for abnormal blood glucose not meeting criteria for diabetes? (4:10), hirsutism in women (11:30), infantile hemangioma (15:20), and skin-to-skin contact for improved duration of breastfeeding (18:00).