Issue: Summer 2010 Vol. 5 - Issue 2
Scientific Reports
– Sandra Hassink, M.D., FAAP
With 1 in 10 children worldwide classified as obese, physicians need to look at both causes and solutions to the epidemic. 
– Joseph M. Kontra, M.D.
The arrival of spring brings with it an ever-expanding array of microbial diseases transmitted to humans through contact with ticks. This article helps you recognize and treat those diseases. 
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– Ketan Kulkarni, M.D.
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) combines endoscopy with the ability to perform ultrasonography within the gastrointestinal lumen.
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Peri-Operative Autotransfusion: A Vital Component of Blood Management
– Craig J. Gassmann, CCP, Patricia R. Carl, CMA
In order to effectively manage the nation’s blood supply, modification of blood utilization practices has become a high priority, but that objective has been made especially challenging by society’s evolving demographic.
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– David T. O'Gurek, M.D., Jeffrey T. Kirchner, D.O., FAAFP
Injection drug use has been a known risk for acquisition of HIV infection for more than 25 years. Consequently, needle exchange programs have sprung up worldwide and been proven successful, including one here in Lancaster.
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From the Editor’s Desk
Should We Review Malpractice Cases for Plaintiff Attorneys?
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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