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Volume 112, Issue 2 (April 2013)


 
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Editorial

Letter to the Editor
Absence of Laboratory-confirmed Failures of High-dose
Influenza Vaccine in an Elderly Population
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Commentary on Letter
Solid Evidence Is Lacking, But Signs Are Hopeful
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In This Issue
John J. Frey, III, MD, WMJ Medical Editor
Context Is Everything: How to Decide if a Journal Article is Useful
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As I See It
John R. Thurston, PhD
An Alternative Form to Determine Patient
Satisfaction with Medical Treatment

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Original Research

Margarete A. Wichmann, BA; Karen J. Cruickshanks, PhD; David M. Nondahl, MS; Richard Chappell, PhD; Barbara E.K. Klein, MD, MPH; Ronald Klein, MD, MPH; Mary E. Fischer, PhD
Changes in Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure:
The Beaver Dam Experience

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Will Chapple, MPH; Amy Gilliland, PhD, BDT(DONA); Dongmei Li, PhD; Emily Shier, MSEd, CD(DONA); Emily Wright, RN, BSN, CD(DONA)
An Economic Model of the Benefits of Professional Doula
Labor Support in Wisconsin Births

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Brief Report

Sumona Saha, MD, MS; Abigail Psonak, PA-C; Mary A. Craighead, BA; Caroline Colsen, BS; Amandeep Kalra, MD; Dawn LaBarbera, PhD, PA-C
Patient and Referring Provider Satisfaction with a Gastrointestinal Consultation Clinic for Pregnant Patients
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Case Reports

Rajan Kanth, MD; John H. Braxton, MD; Charles S. McCauley, MD, FACC
Hemodynamic Optimization in High-Risk Mitral Valve Repairs as a Key Component in Surgical Readiness
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CME Quiz: Hemodynamic Optimization in High-Risk Mitral Valve Repairs as a Key Component in Surgical Readiness
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Your Profession

JP McMahon, MD, Milwaukee
Looking Back to 1912: Obstetric Teaching and Practice,
Past, Present, and the Future

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Alyce C. Katayama, JD
From the Office of General Counsel:
The Sunshine Act: It’s For Real Now

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Jonathan Jaffery, MD; Robert N. Golden, MD
Dean’s Corner: Accountable Care Organizations: What Are They? Where Are They Coming From, and Where Will They Lead Us?
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Proceedings from the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Wisconsin Chapter
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