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Episode 430: All the evidence for all the medications for a failing heart

In episode 430, James and Mike do a review of all the best available evidence around medications for systolic heart failure. In this episode we start off by framing the risk associated with heart failure (mortality and hospitalizations for heart failure) and what the evidence is for exercise, salt, diuretics, digoxin and ISDN/hydralazine.

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Episode 429: Deprescribing is an essential part of good prescribing – PART II

In episode 429, Mike and James continue their discussion with Barb Farrell around deprescribing. We talk in generalities, with occasional brilliant specificity, about the PPI/benzos/antipsychotics/glucose lowering medication deprescribing guidelines. In the end we come up with the astounding idea that maybe some people are on too many medications.

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1) Deprescribing guidelines and related tools

2) Deprescribing app

3) Specific guidelines 

PPIs

Benzodiazepines

Antipsychotics

Hypoglycemics 

Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine 

4) Delphi priorities

5) Guideline methodology

6) MedStopper

Episode 428: Deprescribing is an essential part of good prescribing

In episode 428, Mike and James invite Barb Farrell to discuss all the great work being done by the people at deprescribing.org.  We discuss the general approach to deprescribing and why it is so important to keep this concept front and center of health discussions.

Show notes

1) Deprescribing guidelines and related tools

2) Deprescribing app

3) Specific guidelines 

PPIs

Benzodiazepines

Antipsychotics

Hypoglycemics 

Cholinesterase inhibitors and memantine 

4) Delphi priorities

5) Guideline methodology

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