Dr. Mona: The Flint Lead Crisis and Patient AdvocacyFrom April 2019, A Maelstrom of Mail!
We all advocate for our patients on a regular basis, but how many of us have blown the whistle on a massive public health crisis? In this segment, Neda interviews Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint, MI pediatrician who opened the world’s eyes to lead in the water that was poisoning Flint’s citizens …20min 24Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
HIV Pre-Exposure ProphylaxisFrom December 2017, Jingle, Jingle
When taken daily, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV can prevent up to 99% of HIV infections in high risk individuals. Truvada, which consists of emtricitabine and tenofovir, is generally well tolerated, with rare incidence of GI side effects and renal impairment. Remember to screen for other STIs in …22min 10Amy Stulman, AGNP-BC, Jess Pinder, AGNP-BP, and Spencer Blackman, MD
Pediatric Vaccine ComplicationsFrom November 2017, Lytes and Bites
Dr Sacchetti reviews the different types of vaccines and adverse reactions. •16min 6Heidi James, MD and Solomon Behar, MD
Latent Tuberculosis InfectionFrom September 2017, You Can Do It!!
Latent TB is common in many parts of the world and amongst certain populations in North America. Diagnosis is made by tuberculin skin test or by interferon gamma release assay testing. Treatment gold-standard is nine month of isoniazid (INH). •20min 38Devang Patel, MD and Neda Frayha, MD