ETI (CFTR Triple Therapy): Clinical Opportunities
The advent of triple CFTR modulator therapy – ETI (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) — poses a number of clinical questions. Are three agents really better than two? For which patients, in what circumstances? What does the CF Team need to understand to ensure their patients get maximum benefit?
Join us as we explore these questions with guest author Professor Edward McKone MD, from St. Vincent’s University Hospital and University College Dublin School of Medicine, in this eCysticFibrosis Review podcast.
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MS Risk Factors and Outcomes
In her Expert Commentary, Dr. Melanie Ward from West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute provided analysis of the newer data describing the modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for developing MS and/or increasing the rate of disease progression and disability.Join us for this podcast as Dr. Ward explains how these findings can affect clinical practice to improve overall care of individuals with MS. Take our post-test to claim CME credits.Read this podcast's companion newsletter here.
1/26/2023 - COVID-19 Subvariants XBB and XBB.1.5
Dr. Paul Auwaerter discusses XBB and XBB.1.5 subvariants and the respiratory virus season. Topics: *Why XBB and XBB.1.5 subvariants are more transmissible than other subvariants, but less virulent *Effect of Paxlovid on hospitalization and mortality *Summary of the flu and RSV season *Deciding when to treat a COVID-19 patient Post-test for CME/CE credit: https://covid19.dkbmed.com/multispecialty/1-26-23-episode/eval Access our resource center, download webinar slides, and claim credit at https://covid19.dkbmed.com/multispecialty Presenting faculty: Paul G. Auwaerter, MD, MBA, FIDSA, Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Professor of Medicine, Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Stigma and HIV Care in LGBTQ+ Persons
Stigma. What is it, and where does it come from? How do LGBTQ+ individuals, particularly those with HIV, experience it? How does stigma affect their mental health? What effect does it have on their engagement in HIV care? What do health care providers need to change to minimize stigma in their practices? These are some of the questions advanced practice nurse Dallas Ducar, CEO of Transhealth, discusses in this issue of eHIV Review. Take our post-test to claim CME credits.To read a companion newsletter click here.