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Text Messages Remind Pre-Op Patients to Follow Showering Instructions

In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Charles Edmiston, Jr., PhD, (Surgery) found that text messages are an effective way to remind patients to follow shower directions before coming to the hospital for surgery.  Pre-op bathing or showering may help to reduce the risk of surgical site infections.

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, Aug 01, 2014

 

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MCW In the News

Efforts to Fight Breast Cancer Recognized at Brewer’s Pink Out Day

Sept. 08 - Froedtert & MCW were formally recognized for their efforts to fight breast cancer at the Milwaukee Brewers’ Pink Out Day on September 6 . Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Specialty Care Provided to Patients at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

Sept. 08 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel identifies efforts of Milwaukee-area health organizations to address gaps in the health care system. The article highlights the work of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to integrate medical care and social services. Patients at the clinic have access to specialty care provided by Froedtert & MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Sampath Receives Grant to Study Genomic Factors Impacting Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Sept. 08 - Dr. Venkatesh Sampath is principal investigator of a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study genomic factors that impact necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe form of bowel disease that develops in five to ten percent of premature infants and has a mortality of 25-40 percent. Biz Times

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