- Benzodiazepine Taper8:27Palpitations10:55Paper Chase 1: Prediabetes with All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality6:01Pediatric Red Eye, Part 124:04OnychomycosisFree Chapter16:40Epiploic Appendagitis7:32Paper Chase 2: Blood Glucose Test Strip Quantity-Limit Policies4:37Things I Do But Should I? Routine Urinalysis in Pregnancy9:07Parasomnias15:19Paper Chase 3: Caffeine and Cardiac Arrhythmias in Patients With Heart Failure5:53Vertebral Compression Fractures23:29Pediatric Red Eye, Part 222:04Paper Chase 4: Effect of Cranberry Capsules on Bacteriuria Plus Pyuria4:50The Summary13:49
Benzodiazepines are commonly used to treat anxiety. While a recent Cochrane review showed that maybe they are not as harmful as we’ve traditionally believed, many patients would be better served by not being on these medications. The article reviewed in this peice reviews a taper approach that begins with converting patients to an equivalent dose of diazepam and tapering that medication over 8-12 weeks.