The skeptical cardiologist finds much wisdom in a series of opinion pieces written by six former advisors of the Biden administration’s COVID transition team. The first article, “A National Strategy
After looking closely at the drug-drug interactions listed for the new oral COVID-19 drug, Paxlovid, I realized that a large percentage of my patients are taking medications on the list.
The treatment landscape for COVID-19 has dramatically changed in the last few weeks primarily for the better. On December 22, 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration issued a EUA
Acute and Chronic Alcohol Consumption and the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation: What Did We Learn in 2021?
As we approach the eve of the New Year, the skeptical cardiologist recognizes that many of you will be consuming vast quantities of alcohol tomorrow night. Whether this is done
The skeptical cardiologist frequently encounters patients who have normal hearts but very abnormal electrocardiograms (ECGs). I usually advise such individuals to keep a copy of the ECG on their person
As the holiday family gatherings and celebrations approach we are in a very confusing time, bombarded with daily news of increasing COVID-19 cases, of the rapid rise of a new
Can AI ECG Interpretation Improve the Diagnosis of Cardiac Rhythm and Hypertrophy or Better Predict Cardiac Function and Mortality?
I wrote this article about a year ago and it was originally published on the GE website. My conclusion is that although AI ECG is promising, the technology needs further
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today