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More than 85 Lives Saved through Project ADAM

A front-page article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recognizes the 15th anniversary of founding of Project ADAM by Dr. Stuart Berger (Pediatrics – Cardiology).  Dr. Berger joined with the family of the late Adam Lemel to place defibrillators in schools nationwide.  More than 85 lives have been saved because of the defibrillators.  Adam Lemel died of a heart disorder after collapsing at a high school basketball game.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 31, 2014

 

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Clinic Created by Dr. Lee Helps Disable Vets Learn How to Use Adaptive Handcycling

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

Dr. Kerschner Comments on Study on Bacterial Resistance to Common Ear Infection Drugs

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

Dr. Lunoe Reports on Effectiveness of Jet-Injected Lidocaine for Reducing Venipuncture Pain

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

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