The Big Picture: Facing Death with Dr. BJ MillerFrom January 2021, Welcome, 2021!
Why are we so afraid of death? What is the vicarious death bed test, and what role does love play? How can we help our patients face death on their own terms, and how can we all live our best lives beforehand? We ask these questions and more of Dr. BJ Miller, a palliative care specialist with …25min 22BJ Miller MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Facing Death in the Time of COVID-19 with Dr. BJ MillerFrom June 2020, Facing Death in the Time of COVID-19 with Dr. BJ Miller
How are you coping with all of the death around us these days? In this Hippo Education update, Primary Care RAP host Dr. Neda Frayha interviews Dr. BJ Miller, a hospice and palliative care specialist at Mettle Health whose TED talk on what really matters at the end of life has been viewed over 10 …22min 26BJ Miller MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Claire Wineland Part IIIFrom February 2018, The Tragically Sore Hip
Over the past three months we have had the honor of hearing from Claire Wineland, a remarkable 20 yo woman living with cystic fibrosis. Her perspective on dying stems from her motivation for living. Its a powerful piece, one that you don't want to miss.15min 32Claire Wineland and Mizuho Morrison, DO
DeprescribingFrom January 2018, A Feverish Frenzy!
Deprescribing medications is never more important than it is in the palliative context. Vanessa recommends using the 123 ABC (see written summary) approach to reviewing medications with patients, their families and team members.14min 48Vanessa Cardy, MD and Brandon Grove, MD
Living with Cystic Fibrosis: Part IIFrom January 2018, A Feverish Frenzy!
Mizuho sits down with Claire Wineland a patient with Cystic fibrosis to learn what it is like to live with a chronic progressive terminal illness and helps change the narrative for healthcare workers.15min 45Mizuho Morrison, DO and Claire Wineland
Living With CFFrom December 2017, Jingle, Jingle
Mizuho sits down with Claire Wineland a patient with Cystic fibrosis to learn what it is like to live with a chronic progressive terminal illness. Claire opens up about her experience. •16min 2Claire Wineland and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Palliative Care: Management of VomitingFrom August 2016, Feeling Restless
It’s not just cancer patients who suffer from nausea and vomiting. CHF, chronic kidney disease, and AIDS patients can also have it (to name a few). •20min 26Vanessa Cardy, MD
Palliative Care EmergenciesFrom January 2016, Palliative Cerumen Emergencies
Palliative care can be interpreted as minimal or no care, but it is anything but.30min 59Vanessa Cardy, MD
Paper Chase 2: Exercise, Obesity, and Glucose ToleranceFrom September 2015, Consider the Prostate
Discuss the recent article Ornstein, Katherine A., et al. "Association Between Hospice Use and Depressive Symptoms in Surviving Spouses." JAMA internal medicine (2015). •9min 3Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Chronic Pain, Part 1From May 2015, Agony, Misery, and Torment. It’s a Pain Extravaganza!
Discuss differences between acute, somatic pain and chronic pain; maladaptive self treatments for chronic pain. •19min 57Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH and Rob Orman, MD
Chronic Pain, Part 2From May 2015, Agony, Misery, and Torment. It’s a Pain Extravaganza!
Chronic pain can be frustrating for both the patient and provider. Antidepressants and anticonvulsants may help with long term improvement and return to function. •20min 7Shawn Hersevoort, MD, MPH and Rob Orman, MD
Palliative Care: The Management of ConstipationFrom March 2015, Strep Throat burns out the Gout!
Bowel movements are taken for granted, until they stop coming.23min 37Vanessa Cardy, MD
Good Patient, Bad PatientFrom February 2015, Red, Hot and Achy!
Why do patients and their families get up in our grill? This true story should bring new perspectives on this age old question! •17min 17Mel Herbert, MD and Louise Aronson, MD