#264 Hotcakes: Semaglutide for Weight Loss, Abx for Diverticulitis, Periop COVID19
03.29.2021 - By The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast
Fresh hotcakes! Practice-changing articles that you need to know: semaglutide for weight loss; metronidazole plus a fluoroquinolone versus amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for uncomplicated diverticulitis; and the perioperative risks of COVID19. We’re joined by Dr. Adnan Khan (Chief resident, VCU Internal Medicine Residency) and our fearless leader of critical appraisal, internist/epidemiologist, Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH, @rbganatra (VA Boston).
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Written, Produced and hosted by: Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH; Adnan Khan MD; Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
Cover Art: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
Editor: Rahul Ganatra MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com
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Preventive Medicine Updates
Semaglutide for weight loss
Amox-clav vs FQ-metronidazole for Diverticulitis
Perioperative COVID19 infection and timing of surgery
Rahul’s take-home points