University of Wisconsin–Madison Medical College of Wisconsin

Volume 122, Issue 1

MARCH 2023

Trends in E-cigarette Use

Cigarette smoking has been on the decline for decades among all age groups, both in Wisconsin and the United States. However, e-cigarette use—or vaping—has increased markedly since its introduction over 10 years ago. A study in this issue of WMJ seeks to characterize trends in e-cigarette use among callers to the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit line, to better inform strategies to assist with e-cigarette cessation.

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From the Editor
The Power of Shared Decision-Making in Medical Settings
Fahad Aziz, MD, FASN, WMJ Editor-in-Chief

Letter to the Editor
Do Internal Medicine Hospitalists and Advanced Practice Providers Desire Training in Diagnostic Point- Of- Care Ultrasound? A Cross Sectional Survey
Anu Taylor, MD; Abhilash Koratala, MD; Pinky Jha, MD

As I See It
Lessons in a Loss: A Journey Through Friendship, Cancer, and Medical School 
Nathaniel B. Verhagen, BS

Living Donor Protection Act: A Call to Action 
Kurtis J. Swanson, MD


Trends in E-cigarette Use in Callers to the Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line
Brian S. Williams, MD; Megan Piper, PhD; Thomas M. Piasecki, PhD; Jesse Kaye, PhD; Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA

‘The Biggest Problem With Access’: Provider Reports of the Effects of Wisconsin 2011 Act 217 Medication Abortion Legislation 
Taryn M. Valley, MA; Meghan Zander, BA; Laura Jacques, MD; Jenny A. Higgins, PhD, MPH

Naloxone Prescribing in an Academic Emergency Department: Provider Practices and Attitudes
Jennifer Hernandez-Meier, PhD, MSW; Darren Li, BS; Amy Zosel, MD, MS

Ambulatory Intensive, Multidisciplinary Telehealth for High-Risk Discharges: Program Development, Implementation, and Early Impact
Brian C. Hilgeman, MD; Geoffrey Lamb, MD

Impacts of Socioeconomic Status on Dentoalveolar Trauma 
Christina N. Feller, BA, BS; Jazzmyne A. Adams, MPH; David R. Friedland, MD, PhD; Masoud Khani MS; Jake Luo, PhD; David M. Poetker, MD, MA

Temporal Artery Biopsy: When Is It Worth the Headache?
Bronson T. Bomkamp, MD; Andrew J. Borgert, PhD; Alec J. Fitzsimmons, MPH; Travis J. Smith, MD; Irina Shakhnovich, MD; Jacob R. Peschman, MD


One Hospital–Five Doors: A Model for Critical Access Hospital Sustainability
Henry J. Simpson, MD; Dean B. Eide; Richard A. Helmers, MD; Jason E. Craig; Bailey G. Salimes, MS

The Effect of a Mock Medical Visit on Refugee Health Self-Efficacy and Medical Trainee Communication Apprehension
Gabriel N. De Vela, MD; Caitlin Kaeppler, MD; Sonia B. Mehta, MD; Jaimee M. Hall, DO, MA; Kelsey Porada, MA; Carmen E. Cobb, MD

Pediatric Orbital Cellulitis/Abscess: Microbiology and Pattern of Antibiotic Prescribing 
Alina G. Burek, MD; Geanina Tregoning, DO; Amy Pan, PhD; Melodee Liegl, MA; Gerald J. Harris, MD; Peter L. Havens, MD, MS

Lessons Learned From the COVID-19 Pandemic: Factors Affecting Decreased Incidence of Influenza
Hamza Mirza; Mansoor Mirza, MD


Atypical Warfarin-Induced Calciphylaxis Outside a Typical Presentation of End-Stage Renal Disease on Hemodialysis 
Thomas Licata, DO; Jacob Elliot; Ross Trecartin, MD; Adam Clements, DO

Scurvy Presenting as Blood Loss Anemia in the United States 
Samantha Rivera, MD; Adam Clements, DO; Joshua Hess, MD; Nicolai Gerhartz, PA-C; Aleksander Downs, MD; Linnea Kruit, MD

Kwashiorkor in an 8-Month-Old Infant Due to Homemade Formula Use
James J. McCarthy, MD; Sarah C. Yale, MD

Acute Hypoxia From Different Clinical Entities Can Potentially Break the Heart: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy 
Muhammad Shoaib Khan, MD; Somto Nwaedozie, MD; Sophie L. Shogren, MD; Rhianna Malovrh, RDCS; Sreerag Surendran, MD

Achenbach Syndrome in Primary Care: A Case Report 
Paula Aguirre-Bejarano, MD; Eduardo Tuta-Quintero, MD; Claudia Mora-Karam, MD; Sergio Quiroga-Segura, MD; Juan Pimentel, MD

Primary Malignant Melanoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction Treated With Immunotherapy: A Case Report
Nabil Attlassy, BS; Abiye Agbeh, BS; Rohan Patnaik, BS; James Miller, MD, MPH; James McCarthy, MD

Thank You to Our 2022 Reviewers 

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