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Dr. Hong Reports on Pediatric Liver Transplant Outcomes

In a study published online in JAMA Surgery, Dr. Johnny Hong (Surgery – Transplant) reports that liver transplant outcomes in children are similar whether organ donation follows circulatory or brain death. Dr. Hong notes that donors after circulatory death are being used to decrease the shortage of organs and waiting list mortality. 

http://www.newsdaily.com/health/7f3311f00fec7dccd57eff3e7568c8f5/livers-from-donors-after-circulatory-death-work-well-in-children

News Daily, November 26, 2013

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Patient Improvement Scores Improve When Whiteboards Identify Goals, Concerns

April 23 - Today’s Hospitalist reports on a 2011 study in the American Journal of Medical Quality by Dr. Sid Singh and MCW colleagues in which Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores improved when dry-erase boards were installed in patient rooms. Today's Hospitalist

Study Involving Dr. Fangman Finds Addicts in Rural Areas Often Aren’t Screened for Hepatitis C

April 23 - Dr. John Fangman is a co-author of a study reported in Harm Reduction Journal that found that intravenous drug users in rural areas are often not screened for hepatitis C. Drug Addiction Treatment

Dr. Fehr Finds that Girls Suffer Concussions Worse than Boys

April 23 - CBS-TV news and multiple additional news outlets reported on a study by Dr. Shayne Fehr that found that girls who suffer a concussion may have more severe symptoms that last longer compared to boys. CBS News, Health Day and US News

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