Dr. Peter Glidden fills in for Dr. Wallach. Starting the show disucssing drugs like Vioxx and Premerin and the numbers of people killed and injured. Outlining the fact that all drugs that have harmed patients were approve by the FDA and deemed safe.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Glidden discuss a news article concerning new technology implement to help cut down on medical mistakes. Refering specifically to the R-F Assure Radiofrequency detection system. A track device is imbedded in all sponges and towels used in the operating room and can tracked. This all in hopes of finding lost sponges before the patient is sewn up.
- Harvey has been diagnosed with with dry macular degeneration.
- Shirley asks Dr. Glidden's opinion of supplementing with chicken cartilage. She also has questions regarding her mother's mental decline.
- Jim has questions concerning weaning off prescriptions drugs.
- Steve has been experiencing low back pain for several years.
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