BS Medicine Podcast

Hosted by James McCormack and Mike Allan .

These podcasts promote healthy skepticism and critical thinking, with the majority presented in a case-based format.

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Episode 511: Alcohol, the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems

In episode 511, James and Mike go on a binge and dissect the best available evidence around alcohol – more specifically 0-3 drinks a day. We look at what is a “drink” and then dive into one of the largest reviews of alcohol ever done. We explore what that evidence suggests about the harms and […]...

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Episode 509: Removing the pain from dealing with chronic pain – PART IV

In episode 509, James, Mike and Tina finish talking about our new clinical practice guideline on chronic pain. We focus on the top questions we all have in chronic pain and also discuss the best available evidence for the many different medications we use for chronic pain. Show Notes PEER simplified chronic pain guideline: Management […]...

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Episode 508: Removing the pain from dealing with chronic pain – PART III

In episode 508, James and Mike ask Tina to come in and talk about our new clinical practice guideline on chronic pain. We focus on the best available evidence which shows that physical activity is key (except for neuropathic pain). We also go over the role for psychological interventions and the problem with opioids. Show […]...

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Episode 507: Removing the pain from dealing with chronic pain – PART II

In episode 507, James and Mike and Adrienne continue the discussion about our new clinical practice guideline on pain. We discuss the evidence for the treatments used for back pain and neuropathic pain and give you all the numbers and the nuances.  Show Notes PEER simplified chronic pain guideline: Management of chronic low back, osteoarthritic, […]...

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Episode 506: Removing the pain from dealing with chronic pain

In episode 506, James and Mike invite Adrienne Lindblad to discuss our latest clinical practice guideline on the management of chronic low back, osteoarthritic, and neuropathic pain in primary care. In this episode we describe the development process and then highlight the best available evidence, including both benefits and harms, for chronic osteoarthritis treatments. We […]...

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