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Dr. Kumar Reports that Sepsis is Five Times Lower for Pregnant Women

In a presentation at the Critical Care Congress, Dr. Gagan Kumar (Medicine-Pulmonary and Critical Care) reported that the incidence of severe sepsis was nearly five times lower and the risk of death from severe sepsis was 43% lower during pregnancy, compared with nonpregnant women, in a large retrospective study on data on more than 47 million pregnancy-related discharges. The Critical Care Congress is sponsored by the Society for Critical Care Medicine.

http://www.familypracticenews.com/news/infectious-diseases/single-article/sepsis-less-common-less-deadly-in-pregnancy/f34db6b8c2d36fa9e3c5a78809ac983b.html

Family Practice News, February 13, 2014
 

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Stem cell patent to benefit MCW research

Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

MACC Fund: Trapshooting Event Raises More than $100,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

Aug. 28 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer, a trapshooting event, raised over $100,000 for the MACC Fund. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

New Database Shows Wide Variance in Costs among Hospitals

Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal

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