The Journal of Lancaster General Hospital is a quarterly general medical journal. It contains scientific articles, as well as perspectives and information about a wide range of health care issues, including medical ethics and hospital administration.
 
 
Issue: Winter 2010 Vol. 5 - Issue 4
Scientific Reports
 
– Frederick B. Rogers, M.D., M.S., FACS
Why has LGH made the enormous commitment of resources needed for a Trauma Center? The considerable benefits for the community of this high-intensity approach are explained. 
 
   
– Jennifer Costello, Pharm.D., BCPS and Wichitah Leng, Pharm.D.
The advanced training now obtained by clinical pharmacists equips them to fulfill a crucial role in the critical care setting. 
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– John C. Lee, M.D., FACS
The surgically-directed trauma intensivist model of ICU care at LGH provides important advantages over medically-directed trauma ICU care.
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Diagnosis and Management of Splenic Trauma
– Eric H. Bradburn, DO and Heidi L. Frankel, MD, FACS, FCCM
Current understanding of the importance of the spleen has complicated the management of splenic trauma; simple removal is no longer the only option.
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– Daniel Wu, D.O.
Acute Care Surgery is a new subspecialty. Dr. Wu describes the necessary special training and the considerable advantages it provides.
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From the Editor’s Desk
Too Much of a Good Thing?
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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Clinical Update  
More On: Controversies in Screening Mammography
– Nitin K. Tanna, M.D.
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Clinical Update
The Debate is Over; Recent Swedish Study Shows Great Survival Benefit From Mammography Between Ages 40-49
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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Top Tips from Family Practice
The "Golden Period" for Wound Repair
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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– Erich Goldstein
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