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 reduced treatment burden and unwanted health care? (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2752365) (00:54 – 08:32)
- Can a collaborative dementia care plan improve outcomes for patients with dementia and their caregivers? (https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2751946) (08:35 – 15:48)
- Will a modified algorithm for detecting pulmonary embolism in pregnancy help reduce usage of potentially harmful diagnostic imaging? (https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1813865) (16:16 – 25:05)
- Can point of care CRP levels help reduce unnecessary antibiotics in COPD exacerbations? (https://www.nejm.org/doi/10.1056/NEJMoa1803185) (25:06 – 32:01)
And for The Good Stuff:
Kieran discusses a NEJM essay on ethical considerations around using artificial intelligence to predict patient preferences – https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMms1904869
Amol discusses an article in the Globe and Mail by Dr. Matthew Burke, a Neurologist in Toronto, on the placebo effect and its implications for clinical care –https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-placebos-could-save-lives-and-health-care-dollars-so-why-cant/)
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