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Volume 108, Issue 7 (October 2009)

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Guiding Our Youth Toward Responsible Behaviors

Volume 108, Issue 7

“‘I must do something’ always solves more problems than ‘something must be done.’”—Author Unknown
This issue of the Wisconsin Medical Journal focuses on pediatric health care, and encourages youth to take responsibility for their own future.


Focusing on youth—and taking responsibility (PDF)
Kathleen Maginot, MD

Original Contributions

Off-label Medication Use in an Academic Hospital Pediatric Critical Care Unit (PDF)
Benson Hsu, MD; Thomas Brazelton, MD, MPH

Comparison of Medical Knowledge Between Pediatric Residents Who Attend Continuity Clinic at Different Sites (PDF)
Gary A. Cohen, MD, MS; James J. Nocton, MD

Free Child Passenger Restraints for Patients in an Urban Pediatric Medical Home: Effects on Caregiver Behavior (PDF)
Suzanne Brixey, MD; Clare E. Guse, MS; Emmanuel Ngui, DrPH, MSc

Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Accident Fatality: Wisconsin Rural-Urban Trends and Observations (PDF)
Zachary J. Baeseman, BS

Setting a Goal to Reduce Teen Births in Milwaukee by 2015 (PDF)
Naoyo Mori, PhD; Kathleen A. Blair, MS, RN; Trina C. Salm Ward, MSW; Jessica Bergstrom, MPH; Loren Galvão, MD, MPH; Ron A. Cisler, PhD

Case Reports

In Utero Premature Closure of the Ductus Arteriosus Presenting as Isolated Right Ventricular Hypertrophy (PDF)
Webb E. Long, MD; Allen D. Wilson, MD; Shardha Srinivasan, MD; Kimberly J. Seeger, MD; Kathleen R. Maginot, MD

Suppression of Non-Sustained Ventricular Tachycardia with Ranolazine: A Case Report (PDF)
Jeffrey W. Kaliebe, MT(ASCP), CCRC; David K. Murdock, MD

Your Profession

Addressing a deadly epidemic (PDF)
Robert N. Golden, MD; Lisa Maroney

Health system reform needed now (PDF)
Cyril M. “Kim” Hetsko, MD, FACP

Your Practice

Professional liability coverage, transparency, and your future (PDF)
W. Stancil Starnes

Call for Papers, Reviewers

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