PodMed – Friday, April 20 2018
This week’s topics include preventing falls in the elderly, ambulatory versus clinic blood pressures, benefits of statin use, and how much alcohol is okay to consume.
0:36 How much alcohol consumption is safe
1:36 Standard drink amount
2:36 Variations worldwide
3:33 Different types of death, linear increase
4:00 Who benefits from statins?
5:04 Newer trials with lower LDL at baseline
6:03 Ambulatory blood pressure versus clinical measurement
7:03 Different categories of high blood pressure
8:03 Masked hypertension had three times mortality
8:44 Falls in the elderly
9:44 Exercise most beneficial