John Fralick


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Episode 8 – Rapid Fire: COVID-19 Part 2

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This episode we discuss two recently published papers related to COVID-19. 1.       What is the incidence and significance of cardiac injury in patients with COVID-19 https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/2763524 2.      The clinical course and risk factors for mortality in a multi-centre cohort of inpatients with COVID-19 https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30566-3/fulltext And for the good stuff: 1.       Calgary distillers and…

Episode 7 – Rapid Fire COVID-19

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! This episode, we’re focusing on 2 papers recently released related to COVID-19. 1.       Our first paper provides an overview of the clinical characteristics of a sample of patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2002032 2.       The second paper provides timely data to identify factors associated with ARDS among adults diagnosed with COVID-19.…

Episode 6 – Rapid Fire Cardiovascular

Welcome back for another episode of The Rounds Table! This episode Mike and John review 4 papers related to the latest and greatest in cardiovascular medicine. Check it out here: What is the efficacy and safety for using colchicine in myocardial infarction? (00:00 – 04:15) https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1912388 Do lower LDL targets improve outcomes for TIA or stroke? (04:15…

Rapid Fire: Respirology (And welcome back Drs. Kieran Quinn and Emily Hughes!)

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! For episode 5 we have two very special guests co-hosting. Welcome back to Drs. Kieran Quinn and Emily Hughes. This episode they discuss 4 articles on all things Respirology. Classic rapid fire format, let’s dive right in. Can the β-blocker, metoprolol, be used to prevent COPD exacerbations? (00:00 to 06:48)…

Rapid Fire: Infectious Disease

Happy New Year Rounds Table Listeners! We’re kicking off 2020 with an episode dedicated to all things Infectious Disease.  Classic Rapid Fire format…4 papers…here we go! Can patients be with gram negative bacteremia be treated safely with shorter courses of antibiotics? (https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/69/7/1091/5237874) (00:20 – 05:22) What is the impact of RSV infections on older adults?…

Rapid fire: High Value Care

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!   For episode 3, we have two very special guests co-hosting. Welcome back to Drs. Amol Verma and Kieran Quinn. This episode, they discuss 4 articles that peaked their interest related to high value care.   Classic Rapid Fire format…4 papers…here we go! Can care guided by patient priorities by associated with…

Surprise! We’re back…and talking all things cardiovascular…

  Rounds Table Listeners, we’ve got some good news for you… the Rounds Table is back! John and I have decided to pick up where Kieran and his excellent team left off; to continue to bring you regular podcasts on the latest and greatest internal medicine research. This reboot wouldn’t be possible without the continued…