University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 107, Issue 7

November 2008

A Look at Neonatal Care in Wisconsin

Improvements in neonatal care over the past 3 decades have increased the survival of infants at lower birth weights and gestational ages. In this issues of the Wisconsin Medical Journal, researchers report that Wisconsin is doing well when compared to leading NICUs in the United States.

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Original Research

A Comparison of Wisconsin Neonatal Intensive Care Units with National Data on Outcomes and Practices
Erika W. Hagen, PhD; Mona Sadek-Badawi, MBBCh; Aggie Albanese, BS; Mari Palta, PhD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):320-326.

Women’s Knowledge of Commonly Used Contraceptive Methods
Sarina Schrager, MD, MS; Sarah Hoffmann, BS
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):327-330.

Case Reports

Patent Foramen Ovale with Right to Left Shunt as a Cause of Hypoxia
Ravi K. Mareedu, MD; Juan E. Mesa, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):331-334.

Calciphylaxis Responsive to Lanthanum Carbonate (FOSRENOL) Therapy
Micah R. Chan, MD, MPH; Alexander S. Yevzlin, MD; Molly Hinshaw, MD; Jonathan B. Jaffery, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):335-338.

Your Profession

Dean’s Corner
Thoughts From the White Coat Ceremony
Robert N. Golden, MD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):343.

Proceedings from the Wisconsin Research and Education Network’s 2007 Research Forum
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):339-341.

Your Practice

Federal Appeals Court Reverses Lower Court Ruling; Reaffirms Immunity for Hospitals and Physicians in Peer Review Cases
Michelle Leiker, JD
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):344-346.

MetaStar Matters
2008-2009 Recommendations for Use of Influenza Vaccine
Jay A. Gold, MD, JD, MPH
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):347-348.

ProAssurance/PIC Wisconsin Offers Preview of Rate Reductions and Coverage Enhancements
W. Stancil Starnes
Wis Med J. 2008;107(7):349.

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