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Episode 174: PREMIUM Is salt the spice of life and sitting on the fence about PSA screening

In episode 174, Mike and James discuss some PREMIUM practice changing articles around heart failure and salt and the quality of life associated with PSA screening. At the end we have a meal of chips, pickles, Big Macs, and salami to celebrate the completion of yet another PREMIUM podcast.

Show notes

1) Low sodium versus normal sodium diets 

Systolic heart failure

Heart 2012 doi:10.1136/heartjnl-2012-302337

Non-heart failure

Am J Hypertens 2011;24:843-53

2) Quality-of-life effects of prostate-specific antigen screening

N Engl J Med 2012;367:595-605

3) Furthering the prostate cancer screening debate (prostate cancer specific mortality and associated risks)

Can Urol Assoc J 2011;5:416–21


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