[Podcasts] Identifying skull fracture in kids with mild head injury; comeback of psychedelic medicine

Interview with , pediatric emergency physician and research director at Sainte-Justine hospital in Montreal. In a , Dr. Gravel and colleagues derived and validated a clinical decision rule to identify skull fracture following minor head trauma in young children. The rule should make it possible to identify about 90% of skull fractures in young children with mild head trauma and reduce the use of radiologic investigations by about 60% compared with current practice.

Interview with , Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Renewed interest in the use of psychedelic drugs as treatments for illnesses such as anxiety, addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder has led to small controlled studies. In association with psychotherapy some psychedelic drugs have shown good effects with adequate safety. In an , Dr. Johnson and colleagues look at new emerging evidence.

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