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How to model safe clinical practice
There are concerns that junior healthcare professionals do not use decision support as they don’t see senior staff using it. There are concerns that seniors don't use clinical decision support as they worry about looking things up people in front of people. So a complex issue to discuss.
To find out more about this, listen to this interview with Dr Tom Foley, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with expertise in digital health.
Adhesive capsulitis affects 2% to 5% of the population. It is slightly more common in women than in men, and is most common in people between the ages of 40 and 70.
And it can cause a range of problems - including pain, stiffness, and loss of function. So it is important that we get the diagnosis and management of this condition right.
To give us more details about this problem and what we can do about it, Kieran Walsh, Clinical Director at BMJ, speaks with Professor Lance LeClerc, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Centre in Nashville.
For more on adhesive capsulitis, visit BMJ Best Practice: bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/1043
Competing interests: None
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common condition that affects between 10% and 30% of people in developed countries.
There can be a range of complications from haemorrhage to stricture to Barrett's oesophagus. So it is important that we get the diagnosis and management of this condition right.
In this BMJ Best Practice podcast on GORD, Kieran Walsh talks with Dr Andres Carrion, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at The Division of Digestive Health and Liver Diseases in University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
For more on GORD, visit BMJ Best Practice: bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/82
Competing interests: None
Snoring is common. In the 30- to 35-year-old age group, 20% of men and 5% of women snore. By 60, 60% of men and 40% of women will snore habitually.
And snoring can affect the quality of life - of both the patient and their partner.
In this BMJ Best Practice podcast on snoring, Kieran Walsh talks with Dr Showkat Mirza, Consultant in Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
For more on snoring, visit BMJ Best Practice: bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/1035
Competing interests: SM has no competing interests
Age-related macular degeneration: an update on diagnosis and management
Age-related macular degeneration is the third most common cause of visual impairment worldwide. The main risk is advanced disease and resultant visual loss.
Prompt diagnosis and treatment can make a big difference to the outcome - so it is vital that we get the diagnosis and management of this condition right.
In this BMJ Best Practice podcast on macular degeneration, Kieran Walsh talks with Dr. Sajjad Mahmood, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Medical Retina Specialist, and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Manchester.
For more on age-related macular degeneration, visit BMJ Best Practice: bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/554
Competing interests: SM has done consultancy work and received honoraria for lecturing and travel from Bayer Pharmaceuticals and Novartis. He has also been a principal investigator for clinical trials on behalf of Bayer, Novartis, and Roche.
The BMJ Best Practice podcast publishes interviews with clinical experts, aimed at healthcare professionals and students with an interest in keeping up to date with the latest scientific developments, evidence-based medicine and guidelines.
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