Cardiology Perspective

 
 
  • 6 Can't-Miss Guideline Changes for Primary Care   Dr Neil Skolnik briefly shares the most important guideline changes from 2020 that primary care providers need to know.
  • Medscape Nurse Career Satisfaction Report 2020 Over 10,000 nurses told us what they find rewarding and frustrating about their career, and whether they'd take the same path if they had to do it all over.
  • Fauci on Vaccines, Virus Mutations, and 2021   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Anthony Fauci about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, the safety of the vaccines, and when life will start to return to normal.
  • Biden Adviser Dr Luciana Borio Previews the 2021 Pandemic Response   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Luciana Borio about full approval for COVID-19 vaccines and what the Biden administration's pandemic response will look like in 2021.
  • Can AI Exist in Medicine Without Human Oversight?   Melanie Mitchell talks about the challenge of giving a machine the native knowledge of a toddler, and why we shouldn't feel threatened by artificial intelligence.
  • 20 Top Black Physician Social Media Influencers Many physicians have gained renown and followers who respect their opinions, career advice, and personal insights. Check out these top doctors leading the social media sphere.
  • Comparing Hospital COVID Waves Across the US   Emergency medicine and critical care physicians from across the US compare the first wave of COVID-19 with the current wave.
  • Dec 18 2020 This Week in Cardiology   COVID, sacubitril/valsartan and spironolactone in patients with HFpEF, year-end comments are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD in this week’s podcast.
  • Could RAS Dysfunction Explain COVID's Effects? Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with the researcher proposing that the renin-angiotensin system is the reason for COVID-19's complex symptoms.
  • 2020 Guideline Changes: Return-to-Play, Rooming In COVID has necessitated some changes for non-COVID areas of practice. Here are two guideline changes that every pediatric clinician should know.
  • Keeping Eyes Safe From COVID-19: What Works? The latest recommendations on how eyeglasses, contact lenses, face shields, and goggles may be enlisted in the battle against COVID-19.
  • Should I Be Afraid of Getting COVID Again? A physician who was hospitalized with COVID-19 ponders the possibility of reinfection and whether to get vaccinated.
  • COVID Vaccine Trial Placebo Group Deserves Priority Vaccination   Should individuals randomly assigned to placebo in the COVID vaccine trials be first in line for the vaccine after FDA emergency use authorization?
  • Top Cardiology Trials of 2020 in Review   The annual tradition continues as did cardiology research despite a pandemic. Trials on fish oils, statins, SGLT2 inhibitors, and antiplatelets are among the selections of Drs Harrington and Gibson.
  • Toughness Not the Antidote to Pandemic PTSD   WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with Dr Diana Hendel about healthcare workers' PTSD during the pandemic and how healthcare systems can support individuals and improve workplace cultures.
  • Mandrola's Top 10 in Cardiology for 2020 While the pandemic dominated the medical news, there were both exciting and concerning developments in the world of cardiology.
  • Dec 11 2020 This Week in Cardiology   COVID, the clogged pipe frame of CAD, paclitaxel, and AF performance measures and Goodhart’s law are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week’s podcast.
  • Is a 5-Week Lockdown Necessary to Crush COVID-19?   WebMD chief medical officer John Whyte talks with Dr Bar-Yam, a complexity scientist and pandemic expert, who recommends a national lockdown for 5-6 weeks to stop COVID-19 in its tracks.
  • AHA 2020 Highlights: Investigational Drugs and Fish Oils   Top trials from the virtual AHA 2020 meeting featured a polypill and the novel drugs sotagliflozin, a dual SGLT 1 and -2 inhibitor, and omecamtiv mecarbil.
  • How HIV Informs COVID: Mark Smith on Crisis, Inequality, and Hope   Mark Smith treated patients during the height of the AIDS epidemic. Here he discusses how we can get through the current pandemic and make progress on social issues that affect health and healthcare.