University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 116, Issue 5

December 2017

Severe Maternal Morbidity

Severe maternal morbidities—which include 25 complications resulting from, or exacerbated by, pregnancy—have been on the rise over the past decade. A report in this issue of WMJ provides a detailed look at this trend to help identify opportunities for prevention and improvements in the quality of maternity care.

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In This Issue
Clinical Medicine From 10,000 Feet
John J. Frey III, MD, Medical Editor

As I See It
My Mentor
Leonard A. Mermel, DO


Muscle Cramps Do Not Improve With Correction of Vitamin D Insufficiency
Madelyn K. Weiker, MD; Birgitte Nielsen; Andrew J. Waclawik; Abigail C. Staples; Karen E. Hansen, MD, MS

Travel During Pregnancy: Results From an Ultrasound Unit-Based Questionnaire
Kathleen M. Antony, MD; Vivek K. Gupta, MD; Kara K. Hoppe, DO; Tracy Quamme, RN; Nora Feldman, BA; Katharina Stewart, MD

Risk Factors Associated With Carbapenem-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Kushal Patel, MD; Jessica J. F. Kram, MPH; Dennis J. Baumgardner, MD

Severe Maternal Morbidity During Delivery Hospitalizations in Wisconsin
Crystal Gibson, MPH; Angela M. Rohan, PhD; Kate H. Gillespie, RN


Differences in Methods of Self-Inflicted Injuries by Sex in Wisconsin, 2002-2014
Nivedita Nair, BS; Joseph Archer, BA; Alexa Statz, MPH; Ousmane Diallo, MD, MPH, PhD


Case Report of Metronidazole-Induced Encephalopathy
Adam Clements, DO


Focus On Community Health
Beyond the Clinic: Making a Difference in the Lives of Others
Kay Simmons

Proceedings from the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Wisconsin Chapter
Appendix: American College of Physicians, Wisconsin Chapter, 2016 Abstracts 

Dean’s Corner
Womens’ Health Care in Wisconsin: A Closer Look
Jody Silva, MEd; Ellen Hartenbach, MD; Robert N. Golden, MD

Index to Articles: Volume 116 (2017)

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