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A patient is on morphine and you want to convert it to another opioid like hydromorphone (dilaudid).   How do you do that?  Do you do what I do, pull out a handy-dandy opioid equianalgesic table to give you a guide on how much to convert to?  Well on today’s podcast we invited Drew Rosielle on...
Published 05/19/22
In today’s podcast we talk with Dr. Rajagopal (goes by “Raj”), one of the pioneers of palliative care in India.  Raj is an anesthesiologist turned palliative care doctor.  He is also author of the book, “Walk with the Weary: Lessons in Humanity in Health Care,” and was featured in this Atlantic...
Published 05/12/22
Think about the last time you attended a talk on communication skills or goals of care discussions.  Was there any mention about the impact that hearing loss has in communication or what we should do about it in clinical practice?  I’m guessing not.  Now square that with the fact that age-related...
Published 05/05/22