POEM of the Week Podcast

The POEM of the Week Podcast is a weekly five-minute discussion about an important recent medical study reviewed by the POEMs editors. The hosts are Dr. Mark Ebell, POEMs Editor, and Dr. Michael Wilkes, NPR correspondent and Vice-Dean of the UC-Davis Medical School. POEMs stands for "Patient-Oriented Evidence that Matters"; these studies are selected for their relevance to family physicians and carefully evaluated for validity. More information about POEMs and its companion point-of-care search tool, Essential Evidence Plus, is available(www.essentialevidenceplus.com).
 


You can subscribe to the POEM of the Week podcast on the Essential Evidence Plus web site(www.essentialevidenceplus.com), in the iTunes store(itunes.apple.com), or play episodes from POEMs published in AFP from the list below.

Intra-articular Knee Injections of Steroids
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: September 15, 2017


Aerobic or Resistance Exercise in Elderly People
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: September 1, 2017


RIsk of ASD, ADHD, or SGA with First Trimester Antidepressant Use
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: August 15, 2017


Pregabalin for Sciatica Pain
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: August 15, 2017


Efficacy and Safety of Non-Operative Treatment for Acute Appendicitis
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: June 1, 2017


Comparison of BP Measurement on the Bare Arm
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: June 1, 2017


Placebo Plus Message of Benefit Decreases Chronic Low Back Pain
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: April 1, 2017


Repeat Cytology Within 6 Months = Colposcopy for Younger Women with ASCUS or LSIL
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: April 1, 2017


Addition of TMP/SMX to Cephalexin for Cellulitis
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: September 15, 2017


Ketorolac in Treatment of Acute Pain
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: August 15, 2017


Dexamethasone May Reduce Sore Throat Symptoms in Adults
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: August 15, 2017


Bariatric Surgery vs. Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: June 15, 2017


Testosterone Treatment and Cognitive Function in Older Men
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: June 1, 2017


If You Give Amoxiclav to 6- to 23-Month-Olds with AOM, 10 Days Is Preferable to 5 Days
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: April 1, 2017


PCI Has More Benefits and Harms than CABG for Selected Patients with Left Main Coronary Disease
AFP PUBLICATION DATE: April 1, 2017



POEMs (patient-oriented evidence that matters) are provided by EssentialEvidence Plus, a point-of-care clinical decision support system published by Wiley-Blackwell. Copyright Wiley-Blackwell. Used with permission.

For definitions of levels of evidence used in POEMs, see http://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/product/ebm_loe.cfm?show=oxford(www.essentialevidenceplus.com).

A collection of POEMs published in AFP is available at http://www.aafp.org/afp/poems.