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Episode 506: Removing the pain from dealing with chronic pain

In episode 506, James and Mike invite Adrienne Lindblad to discuss our latest clinical practice guideline on the management of chronic low back, osteoarthritic, and neuropathic pain in primary care. In this episode we describe the development process and then highlight the best available evidence, including both benefits and harms, for chronic osteoarthritis treatments. We talk about the other chronic pain topics in episode 507 so keep listening.

Show Notes

  1. PEER simplified chronic pain guideline: Management of chronic low back, osteoarthritic, and neuropathic pain in primary care
  2. PEER pain calculator


Episode 505: NephMadness 2022 – albuminuria, basketball and the Great White North

In episode 505, James and Mike invite nephrologists Samira Farouk and Matthew Sparks to discuss the tricky issue of albuminuria – who to monitor, what to monitor and who to treat. We spend a lot of time dribbling and end up deciding that nothing is a slam dunk, so stay until the end for a real buzzer beater.

Show Notes

1) ACR variability

AJKD 2013;62:1095–1101

2) Kidney Failure Risk Equation

3) Albumin Handout

4) American Journal of Kidney Disease Blog

5) NephMadness 

6) May 27/28. 2022 The MEME conference – Making Evidence Matter For Everyone

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