Sunday House Call, #680, January 20, 2019: The joy of learning from mistakes

Sunday House Call, #680, January 20, 2019

Topics today include:

My response to several listeners who pointed out an error that I made on my previous show regarding the management of chronic fatigue syndrome. They provided evidence, were respectful, and represent exactly what this show is about; using evidenced-based medicine and science to promote understanding and awareness of medical issues.

Your calls about:

  • Shingles vaccine. What is a difference between Zostavax and Shingrix?
  • A caller reports having shingles less than a year ago. Should he get the vaccine?
  • A woman with Parkinson’s disease develops white fingernails. What does this mean?
  • Relapsing polymyalgia rheumatica. Approach to treatment.
  • Developing tolerance to opioids. Questions that should be asked of a caller’s pain management physician