UPDATE 3/25/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Join us in a follow up to last week’s webcast – COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target and the first of our new coronavirus educational activities as part of DKBmed’s Radio Hour. Today Dr. Auwaerter provides us with updates on infection rates, therapeutics, and testing. Plus, he answers your questions about topics such as proper protective equipment, use of ibuprofen with COVID-19, and pregnancy.


COVID-19 news is changing rapidly and we are all trying to stay on top of the latest medical information from trusted sources. Dr. Paul Auwaerter from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine covers what we know about the coronavirus outbreak in this podcast. Visit https://covid19.dkbmed.com/ for ongoing updates on COVID-19 from trusted medical professionals.

Increasing PrEP Uptake in PWID

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People who inject drugs (PWID) are at risk for HIV infection from both sexual- as well as injection-related causes. What can clinicians do to reduce the incidence of infection and improve their patients’ health? In this issue, Dr. Jessica Taylor from The Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center takes us into the clinic to explain how current evidence-based strategies can increase the uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in this vulnerable population.

HCV: Management Beyond the Liver

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The extrahepatic manifestations of chronic HCV can affect many different organ systems. In this eViralHepatitis Review podcast, Dr. Rajender Reddy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine discusses clinical approaches to identifying and managing the effects of HCV infection beyond the liver.

COPD in Primary Care: Clinical Directions

Volume 1, Issue 8

In this issue:

Spirometry, FEV1, the FEV1/FVC ratio, the GOLD guidelines — in this case-based podcast, Dr. Emily Brigham from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine explains how these elements work together to provide primary care practitioners the information they need to diagnose, manage, and (when necessary) refer their patients with COPD to a pulmonary specialist.

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Primary Care Practice Management: New Perspectives on COPD

Volume 1, Issue 6

In this issue:

In her recent Newsletter issue, Dr. Nirupama Putcha from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine analyzed the impact the newer research may have on improving outcomes in patients with COPD.

In this case-based podcast, she discusses how that information can be put to clinical use in primary care practice.

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