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Dr. Kerschner Comments on Use of Topical Antibiotics to Treat Ear Tube-Related Infections

In a New York Times article, Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment on a New England Journal of Medicine study that found that in children with ear tubes, topical antibiotics drops are more effective in treating leaky discharge caused by ear infection than oral antibiotics or observation. Dr. Kerschner noted that it is fairly well-accepted among otolaryngologists that new guidelines encouraging the use of topical antibiotics should be employed. He encourages parents to let pediatricians know that oral antibiotics should be considered for this condition.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/19/study-finds-drops-are-best-treatment-for-ear-tube-related-dripping/?_php=true&_type=blogs&hpw&rref=health&_r=0

The New York Times, February 19, 2014
 

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Dr. Budde Receives Neilsen Foundation Grant to Study Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

July 30 - Matthew Budde, PhD received a two-year, $300,000 grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury to study recovery and care for spinal cord injury patients. Wauwatosa Now

MCW to Provide Advanced Emergency Medicine Training to Belize Hospital Physicians, Nurses

July 30 - MCW’s Department of Emergency Medicine has entered into a relationship with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize and the Belize Ministry of Health in which MCW will provide advanced training in emergency medicine to the hospital’s doctors and nurses. Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has the largest and busiest emergency department in Belize. The Guardian

New Marquette President Wants to Build Milwaukee’s Research Infrastructure

July 30 - In an interview with BizTimes, Marquette University’s new President Michael Lovell, PhD, said he wants to build Marquette’s research that generates intellectual property. He said he wants to help create a research infrastructure in Milwaukee that engages MCW, Children’s Hospital, MSOE, and UWM. Biz Times

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