Hearing Loss in Children
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by Client (WISNAM)
2d ago
We have an amazing program for you this Saturday as The Word on Medicine explores Hearing Loss in Children. Our experts include Dr. Karl Doerfer, assistant professor of otolaryngology at MCW and Dr. Sarah Klajbor, a pediatric cochlear implant audiologist - they are true experts in cochlear implants, an operation which will be explained in detail along with the many causes for childhood hearing loss. Most important, The Word on Medicine will bring you the perspective of the patient: Drs. Doerfer and Klajbor will be joined by 17-year-old Helena, who received a cochlear implant many years ago at ..read more
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Life of a Pharmacist
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by Client (WISNAM)
1M ago
We have a wonderful program in store for you this Saturday as The Word on Medicine explores the Life of a Pharmacist: how they are trained and more on what they do. I know you will be amazed at the scope and importance of their influence on your health. This is our second program on pharmacists - the previous one can be found on our website at mcw.edu/surgery. We are joined this Saturday by Dr. George MacKinnon, founding dean and professor of the MCW School of Pharmacy; Bridget Nelson, a soon-to-be pharmacist who is in her last year at the MCW School of Pharmacy; Dr. Ulrich Broeckel, a profess ..read more
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Asthma
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by Client (WISNAM)
1M ago
We have a great show for you this Saturday which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. Today's program focuses on Asthma: an incredibly common chronic respiratory condition that affects over 25 million adults and children across the United States. Please join Dr. Asriana Chiu, Dr. Matthew Tallar, Sara Lowe (APNP) and a patient as they discuss the signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of asthma ..read more
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Hospital Quality and Safety
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by Client (WISNAM)
1M ago
We have an eye-opening program for you today as The Word on Medicine explores a topic of great interest to us all: Hospital Quality and Safety - opening the book on this topic, which is so important. We are joined by a true team of experts to include Anne Bobb, Paula Schmidt, and Drs. Michael Stadler, Mark Lodes, Siddhartha Singh, and Ian Schwartz. Terms such as safety, quality and value are explained as they relate to making your health care, the best health care in the world. This amazing team of experts will explain why Milwaukee medicine has become the best medicine in the world – a not-to ..read more
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Tonsillar Cancer and Voice Issues
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by Client (WISNAM)
2M ago
We have a wonderful program in store for you this Saturday as The Word on Medicine explores your voice, vocal cords, all aspects of the voice box as well as adult tonsils, cancer in this area and much more! Listen in for a really interesting program with Drs. Michael Stadler and Jonathan Bock who will joined by one of their patients. Understanding this complex part of human anatomy is combined with a unique patient story which reminds us all of the tremendous value of expert medical care. You will love this show ..read more
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Cervical Cancer
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by Client (WISNAM)
3M ago
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: this Saturday, "The Word on Medicine” will replay our program on Cervical Cancer: medical experts and patients discuss the symptoms and treatment of cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer; the role of human papillomarivus (HPV); and current strategies in treatment for cervical cancer as well as new therapies on the horizon. Our panel of experts includes Drs. Denise Uyar, William Bradley, Elizabeth Hopp, and Beth Erickson - they are joined by two patients that share their amazing stories. You will want to listen in for this important program ..read more
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Congenital Heart Disease
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by Client (WISNAM)
3M ago
We have a great show for you this Saturday which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. This week's program discusses Congenital Heart Disease. Congenital heart surgeons, Dr. Michael Mitchell and Dr. Tracy Geoffrion, along with a patient and her mother, discuss an overview of congenital heart disease, reasons for surgery, and Tetralogy of Fallot. Tetralogy of Fallot is a group of four congenital heart defects that babies can be born with that make it difficult for them to get oxygen, and requires surgery to repair. Listen to this inspiring story of a ..read more
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Current update on Vaccines
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by Client (WISNAM)
4M ago
We have a wonderful program in store for you today as The Word on Medicine gives all of us a current update on Vaccines: Medical experts discuss updates on vaccines for influenza, COVID, RSV and pneumococcal, including safety and up-to-date recommendations. Join our panel of experts: Drs. Alisa Carlson, Jeremy Steinbruck, Michelle Mitchell, Audrey Kostrzewa, and Anna Huppler - this show is a must-listen, focusing on an incredibly important topic that affects all of us ..read more
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Thyroid Nodules
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by Client (WISNAM)
4M ago
We have a wonderful program in store for you today as The Word on Medicine explores a very common problem: Thyroid Nodules, to include benign lumps in the thyroid as well as thyroid cancer in both adults and children. Our all-star panel includes Drs. Kathleen Bhatt, Ty Carroll, Pallavi Iyer, and Sophie Dream, along with two of their patients. A big thank you to Dr. Tracy Wang for putting this fact-filled program together. Unique to The Word on Medicine is the patient perspective: the story of all diseases from the perspective of the patient and their family. Please be sure to listen to the fin ..read more
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Convergent Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation
The Word on Medicine
by Client (WISNAM)
5M ago
We have a great show for you this week which will provide all of the answers you have come to expect from The Word on Medicine. This Saturday, our program focuses on the Convergent Procedure for Atrial Fibrillation. Please join our panel of experts, Dr. Stefano Schena, Claire Dohmen (ANP), Tricia Wilcox (ANP) and a patient to discuss the innovations to this hybrid approach for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, which has been demonstrated to have an incredible success rate in the resolution of atrial fibrillation ..read more
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