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Episode 213: Questions that lead to questions and then more questions – Part II

In episode 213, James and Mike continue on their merry quest of answering the world’s problems. We discuss CRP, ibuprofen for pain, zoster vaccines, thiazides and risk calculators. The questions are answered so well that at the very end Mike and James also solve world hunger and the Middle East crisis.

Show notes 

1) CRP measurements

PLoS Med 7(2):e1000196.doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1000196

2) Ibuprofen dosing

NEJM 1991;325:87-91

3) 200 vs 400 mg of ibuprofen for headaches

Headache 2001;41:665-79

4) Zoster vaccine

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Zoster vaccine: Zoster loster or imposter coster?

5) Thiazides reduce blood pressure in patients with severe
renal disease

Ann Pharmacother 2012;46:1554-8

6) The greatest CVD risk calculator ever

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