University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

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.

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

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

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

Original Research

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

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

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

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

Does Timing of Inferior Vena Cava Filter Retrieval Planning Impact Retrieval Rates? A Comparison of Planning Before or After Hospital Discharge
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

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

Brief Reports

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

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

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

Case Reports

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

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

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