Elsevier Clinical Insights

Elsevier Clinical Solutions

In this podcast series, experts share invaluable insights, best practices and guidance from the world’s health authorities and research resources to support you in providing patient care.

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In this episode, Drs. Paul Offit and Margaret Trexler Hessen discuss what's been learned since the COVID-19 vaccine trials and the wider rollout of the vaccines. Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit co-invented the RotaTeq vaccine and is co-editor of Elsevier’s reference book, Plotkin’s Vaccines. Elsevier Clinical Insights is a podcast highlighting clinical tools, resources, and the latest expert insights to support you in providing patient care. Hosted by: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Jul 2

15 min 2 sec

In this second half of a two-part conversation, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue speaks with Lizzie Pickering about what clinicians and healthcare workers can do to care for themselves and colleagues during times of grief. Lizzie is a grief investigator. She's spent the last 20 years since her son Harry died, investigating her grief and learning how to navigate it.   Lizzie shares some practical tools and other methods to help process loss, and what warning signs indicate that an individual should consider or could benefit from professional counseling for grief. For more information about grief, be sure to listen to part 1 of this conversation. You can also follow this podcast on your favorite podcast player to receive future updates. Elsevier Clinical Insights is a podcast highlighting clinical tools, resources, and the latest expert insights to support you in providing patient care. Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions  Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Jun 17

19 min 31 sec

This episode is part one of a two-part discussion about grief. Divorce, career change, loss of a child or parent, or loss of a colleague are all experiences that can lead to grief. People experience grief differently, and it can be particularly challenging for people working in healthcare.   Lizzie Pickering is a grief investigator. Lizzie's work is based on being alongside grieving parents at the children's hospice world, setting up peer-to-peer support and navigating her own grief following the death of her son, Harry 20 years ago.  In this first part of our conversation, Lizzie explains the stages of grief and shares some practical tips on how to talk about grief with patients, families and colleagues.  Be sure to follow this podcast on your favorite podcast player to receive updates when part 2 of this conversation goes live. Elsevier Clinical Insights is a podcast highlighting clinical tools, resources, and the latest expert insights to support you in providing patient care. Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions  Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Jun 10

11 min 34 sec

In this second half of the two-part episode, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Feb 23

21 min 46 sec

In this first half of a two-part conversation, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Feb 16

23 min 29 sec

In this episode, Dr. Paul Offit and Dr. Margaret Trexler Hessen discuss the scientific underpinnings of vaccine development and get up to speed on the advanced COVID-19 vaccine candidates. They also speak about the realistic expectations for the COVID-19 vaccine and how hygienic measures will remain an important component of controlling the virus. Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit co-invented the RotaTeq vaccine and is co-editor of Elsevier’s reference book, Plotkin’s Vaccines. Hosted by: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Sep 2020

18 min 38 sec

In this episode, Dr. Bernadette Melnyk and Dr. Julibeth Lauren share insights and strategies on how to develop resiliency during Covid-19.  This discussion includes the impact on front-line clinicians as well as tools and tips for our own mental health.  Dr. Melnyk is an internationally recognized nurse practitioner, author, speaker, researcher, and expert in evidence-based practice, and currently is the Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Dean of the College of Nursing and Executive Director of the Fuld National Institute for Evidence-based Practice at The Ohio State University. Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Jun 2020

32 min 45 sec

In this episode, Dr. Borjan and Dr. Whitby discuss a wide range of treatment options for COVID-19, and what we currently know based on available studies. Discussion includes therapies with proposed antiviral activity, use of convalescent plasma, and agents being used to address cytokine storm. They also touch on use of anticoagulants, nutritional support, and other supportive care measures. Jovan Borjan, PharmD, BCIDP is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Diseases at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas Hosted by: Dale Whitby, PharmD, Editor-in-Chief of Drug Information, Elsevier Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Jun 2020

24 min 7 sec

Dr. Esther Barreiro and Dr. Margaret Hessen discuss the pulmonary aspects of COVID-19 disease, such as clinical course and pathophysiology of lung involvement, noninvasive vs. mechanical ventilation based on observed phenotypes, as well as myocardial dysfunction, coagulopathy, and other issues relating to the pathophysiology and critical care of these patients. Esther Barreiro Portela, MD, PhD is the Associate Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Hospital del Mar Respiratory Medicine Department in Barcelona, Spain. Her complete biography can be found here. Hosted by: Margaret Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Content, Clinical Solutions, Elsevier Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Apr 2020

23 min 27 sec

In this second of two conversations, Dr. Don Postema and Dr. Julibeth Lauren discuss ethical issues in time of crisis and scarcity, such as triaging care and allocation of medical equipment, objective scoring criteria, recent professional society guidelines and protocols, and balancing competing priorities of individual patient rights and autonomy vs. protecting the community and health care providers.  Don Postema, PhD is the Program Director for Medical Bioethics at HealthPartners at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His complete biography can be found here. Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Apr 2020

20 min 42 sec

In this first of two conversations, Dr. Don Postema and Dr. Julibeth Lauren discuss issues arising with patients and families, including restrictions on inpatient visiting, end-of-life issues, and how patients and families can obtain support from hospital biomedical ethics teams. Don Postema, PhD is the Program Director for Medical Bioethics at HealthPartners at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His complete biography can be found here. Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Apr 2020

13 min 14 sec

In this episode, Dr. Mishuris highlights the current state of EHR use to identify and track patients on the population level, advising and alerting patients, role of telemedicine, and communication between providers and hospitals. Dr. Rebecca G. Mishuris, MD is the Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. Her complete biography can be found here. Hosted by: Dr. Sandy Falk, Executive Editor-in-Chief and Vice President, Clinical Practice Content, Clinical Solutions at Elsevier Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Mar 2020

20 min 6 sec

Dr. Nadworny, an expert on emergency crisis preparedness, discusses best practices and standards of care regarding isolations, triage, testing, the changing dynamic of PPE, and supporting patients, families and staff in the current crisis.  Dr. Daniel Nadworny, DNP, RN, is the Director of Emergency and Patient Care Services, Beth Israel Deaconess Milton Hospital, Milton, Massachusetts. His complete biography can be found here. Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Mar 2020

31 min 19 sec

Dr. Perlman, who has studied coronaviruses for 4 decades, discusses mode of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during asymptomatic and presymptomatic state, pathophysiology and disease progression, and touches on treatment options and vaccine development. Dr. Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD, is Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa. His complete biography can be found here. Hosted by: Margaret Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Content, Clinical Solutions, Elsevier Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube

Mar 2020

17 min 33 sec