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: Spring 2011 Vol. 6 - Issue 1
Scientific Reports
 
– Sharon W. Gould, MD, T. Ernesto Figueroa, MD, FAAP, FACS, Bradley W. Robinson, MD, FAAP, FACC, and Kirk W. Reichard, MD, MBA, FACS, FAAP
The dramatic improvements in the prenatal diagnosis of congenital anomalies guide prenatal and postnatal management. specifically discussed is the management of fetal hydronephrosis and congenital heart disease.
 
   
– Alan S. Peterson, MD 
The guidelines for adult immunization present a potentially confusing and constantly shifting landscape. This review is a guide for navigating through the complex pathways of good clinical practice.  
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– Lloyd M. Siegel, M.D.
The author, a practicing Psychiatrist, explains that the placebo effect and its cousin, factitious illness, are psychosomatic manifestations of the human psyche, including the unique capability to feel Hope and Fear.
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Oligodendroglioma: A Riddle Inside a Misnomer Wrapped in an Enigma
The Oligoemporer Has No Clothes!

– Charles Romberger, MD
This is a comprehensive review of the diagnosis, treatment, and pathologic characterization of oligodendrogliomas, which are aggressively malignant brain tumors.
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From the Editor’s Desk
Conflicts of Interest and the Absense of Shame When the Price is Right
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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Medico-Legal Matters 
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act - A Primer
– Christopher M. O'Connor, Esq.
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Perspective
The Power of a Little Incentive - A Short Story
– O. Scott Lauter, MD, FACP, FHM
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Top Tips from Family Practice
Update on Vitamin D
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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