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Episode 124: PREMIUM – Two pulmonary studies with useful results and yet again more data on calcium

In episode, 124 James and Mike go all PREMIUM on the podcast and provide our wonderful PREMIUM subscribers with information that will make them much better health care practitioners than those listeners who are not PREMIUM podcast subscribers. They discuss definitive studies on childhood asthma, COPD and calcium yet at the end they still do not come up with definitive answers and question the PREMIUM nature of this podcast.

Show notes

1) In children with asthma – can you stop inhaled corticosteroids?

Lancet 2011;377:650-7

2) Calcium – yet another study showing maybe it isn’t all it was cracked up to be

BMJ 2011; 342:d2040 

3) Tiotropium or salmeterol for COPD?

N Engl J Med 2011;364:1093-1103

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