Podcast of ExBEM Episode 15: How Sepsis Was Reinvented To Sell A Drug
Welcome to the Podcast of ExBem, the podcast of experience based emergency medicine, where dogma is challenged and new ideas born from clinical experience are explored. If you agree with these ideas, great. If you disagree, all the better... explain why in the comments section. The podcast is also available on iTunes and subscriptions are free.
In the early 2000's a pharmaceutical giant began a marketing
campaign that re-defined sepsis and its management. In this episode
are review this sordid interaction between money and medicine.
About the Podcast
Contrarian ideas and commentary on important topics in emergency medicine drawn from the experience of 35 years of practice as an emergency physician. Published monthly, the lessons discussed will be controversial and relevant to the practicing clinician.