The Accad and Koka Report

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48. Many Statisticians, Many Answers: The Methodological Factor in the Replication Crisis

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12/05/2018Audio/Video
Can scientists step into the same data pool and obtain the same research results twice?
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47. Drug Dosing: One Size Does Not Fit All

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11/30/2018Audio/Video
Patients come in all sizes and shapes, and with varying tolerance for complications and risk. Is it plausible that a single dosing regimen can optimize treatment for everybody?
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46. Reforming Medical Education: Beyond the Usual Platitudes

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11/27/2018Audio/Video
The reform of medical education is a usually boring conversation that needs its own reform. The discussion we have on this episode does just that.
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45. Brain Death at the Bedside

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11/22/2018Audio/Video
We revisit the question of brain death, this time with a more practical focus. What should doctors tell families of patients who fulfill neurological criteria for brain death?
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44. Economic vs. Political Means to Healthcare: A Conversation with Jeff Deist

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11/18/2018Audio/Video
Economic knowledge should not be the sole province of technical experts, but it is. The price we pay for this ignorance is that most people can easily fall prey to the political class and to the technocrats whose economic theory is generally far from sound.
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43. Doctors and Guns: Where Is the Lane?

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11/15/2018Audio/Video
Should doctors have something to say about guns? If so, what should they say?
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42. The Tyranny of Metrics: A Historian Weighs In

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11/12/2018Audio/Video
Bureaucratic appeal to measurement as a check on personal judgment rules the medical field but also permeates our entire culture. Guest Jerry Z. Muller brings a valuable historical perspective to the subject.
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41. Healthcare Policy in the Crosshairs: The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program

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11/08/2018Audio/Video
Could pushing policy levers on a grand scale conceivably have negative unintended consequences?
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40. Practicing Medicine in Canada: Promises and Realities

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11/03/2018Audio/Video
What’s the professional life of Canadian doctors really like? Guset Dr. Shawn Whatley informs us about the realities of healthcare in Canada.
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39. Freedom of Speech Regained: How NIFLA v. Becerra Could Impact Medical Practice

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10/29/2018Audio/Video
A recent US Supreme Court decision has struck down the “professional speech doctrine”. This decision may have far reaching implications across a number of human activities, including health care.
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