Naeem Ali, M.D., assistant professor of pulmonary, allergy, critical care and sleep medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine, will discuss his study results on prolonged stays in the intensive care unit and what can be done to mitigate the effects of heavy sedation and use of respirators.
Thomas Gerber, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of radiology and medicine at the Mayo Clinic, will explain the American Heart Association’s recommendation to limit the use of CT scans to prevent overexposure to radiation.
Indiana University psychologist Edward Hirt, Ph.D., will explain self-sabotage and whether it is a deliberate action or mental or behavioral disorder.
John Raglin, Ph.D., a psychologist in the IU Department of Kinesiology, will discuss how light to moderate exercise can elevate a person’s mood for several hours afterwards. In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup,” Jeremy Shere will explore “diet betting,” betting real money to see who can lose the most weight.