Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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In an article in Advance, a publication for laboratory managers, Dr. Steven Kroft (Pathology) discusses the impact of proposed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services caps on some laboratory services. Dr. Kroft is President of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
Advance, December 19, 2013
July 22 - In July, Paralyzed Veterans of America hosted an adaptive handcycling clinic for disabled veterans at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Dr. Kenneth Lee created the clinic two years ago to help veterans who are unable to ride a two-wheeled bike because of spinal cord injury, spinal cord disease, or other disability. PVA
July 22 - Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment to Inside Science on a USC study that found that common ear infection drugs trigger bacteria to build defenses. Dr. Kerschner noted that most ear infections, including bacterial infections, get better based on the body’s immune system. Inside Science
July 22 - In a presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Dr. Maren Lunoe reported that jet-injected lidocaine is superior to vapocoolant spray in reducing venipuncture pain in children under seven years of age. The Oncology Report