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Volume 118, Issue 1 (April 2019)

Children and Risk

Parents desire to protect their children, but some risks to children’s health and safety are beyond a parent’s control. In this issue of WMJ, authors discuss the impact of some of those risks, reminding clinicians that they can also help their patients outside of the clinic.                                                                                                               Click the cover image to download a complete PDF of the issue. Click here to view the WMJ archive.







Letter to the Editor
Jayshil J. Patel, MD; Kathlyn Fletcher, MD; Erica Chou, MD; MaryAnn Gilligan, MD; Kurt Pfeifer, MD; Martin Muntz, MD
The Illusion of Selection Bias in Matters of Students' Mental Health

As I See It
Danielle Hartwig, MD
Talking to African-American Teens About Sex

In This Issue
Sarina Schrager, MD, MS, WMJ Associate Editor
Children and Risk

Original Research

Paul D. Creswell, PhD; Crystal Gibson, MPH; Jillian Theobald, MD, PhD; Jon G. Meiman, MD
Exposures to Opioids Among Wisconsin Children and Adolescents, 2002–2016

Krista Christensen, PhD, MPH; Marjorie J. Coons, RN, MS; Reghan O. Walsh, BS; Jon Meiman, MD; Elizabeth Neary, MD, MS
Childhood Lead Poisoning in Wisconsin

Grace M. Christensen, MPH; Paul D. Creswell, PhD; Jon G. Meiman, MD
Carbon Monoxide Exposure and Poisoning Cases in Wisconsin, 2006–2016

Donn D. Dexter, MD; Amber G. Ebert, PsyD
A Unique Pattern on Memory Testing in Dementia Screening Predicts Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Benjamin Parsons, DO; Peter J. Polewski, MD; Angela L. Smith, MA; Andrew J. Borgert, PhD; Ezana Azene, MD; Kurt Ziegelbein, MD; Mason Fisher, MD; Andrew Horstman, PA-C; Shannon Brozak, PA-C; Paul J. Escher, BA
Does Timing of Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval Planning Impact Retrieval Rates? A Comparison of Planning Before or After Hospital Discharge

Gary A. Cohen, MD, MS; James J. Nocton, MD; Robert Treat, PhD
Comparing Board Examination Scores Between Pediatric Residents in Continuity Clinics at Different Sites

Brief Reports

John M. Idso, BS; Zachary M. Helmen, BBA; William J. Hueston, MD; John R. Meurer, MD, MBA
Student Leadership Development Initiative: A Pilot for a Sustainable, Replicable Model for Incorporating Leadership into Medical Education

Mala Mathur, MD, MPH; Sarah Campbell, MD
Statewide Pediatric Quality Improvement Collaborative for HPV Vaccine Initiation

Drumil Bhatt, BS; Ken Schellhase, MD, MPH
Barriers to Enrollment for the Uninsured: A Single-Site Survey at an Urban Free Clinic in Milwaukee

Case Reports
Suzanne Haney, MD; James Harper, MD; Edward Truemper, MD
Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis Presenting With an Intracranial Bleed and Mimicking Abusive Head Trauma

Abeer Arain, MD, MPH; Mahesh Swaminathan, MD; James Kumar, MD, MS, FACP
Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Pleural Effusion

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