Issue: Fall 2009 Vol. 4 - Issue 3
Scientific Reports
–Matthew J. Beelen, M.D.
Does greater knowledge, education, and cognitive reserve alter the natural history of Alzheimer's? Should you keep doing those crossword puzzles?
–Attila G. Devenyi, M.D.
Toy magnets seem harmless, but when several are swallowed by a child, their powerful attraction to each other can cause serious intestinal problems if not promptly treated.
–Jeffrey S. Eshleman, M.D.
The principles of diagnostic CT scanning (a moving energy source and a moving patient) have been applied to radiation therapy. The advantages of this modality are thoroughly explained.
–Phyllis E. Wimer, R.N.
Outcomes research and Pay for Performance are on everyone's lips. If you want to understand more about National Databases and their uses, this article describes the granddaddy of them all.
SHHH . . . It's Going to be Quiet (Will anyone notice?)
–Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
Can a Non-Science Major Become a Scientist?
–Alan S. Caniglia, Ph.D.
Relationship Based Care is Here!
–Michele P. Campbell MSN, RNC-OB, NEA-BC
Infertility, Economics, and Common Sense
–Paul E. Visneski, D.O.
Radiotracer-Guided Thoracoscopic Biopsy of Indeterminate Lung Nodules
–Richard B. Thompson, M.D., F.C.C.P.
Updates of Past Top Tips from Family Practice
–Alan S. Peterson, M.D.