Issue: Summer 2011 Vol. 6 - Issue 2
Scientific Reports
Of Old Dogs and New Tricks: The Epidemic of Hyper-virulent Clostridium difficile Infection
– Joseph M. Kontra, M.D.
A comprehensive and authoritative review of the epidemiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic dilemmas posed by infection with hyper-virulent Clostridium difficile.
– Steven P. Woratyla, M.D. 
An explanation of the surgical techniques for obtaining and maintaining vascular access for dialysis.  
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– Peggy Nepps, Psy.D., Charles Stewart, Ph.D., Stephen R. Bruckno
The effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy (dogs) on psychological and physiological variables was assessed in an inpatient mental health population.
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Perinatal Palliative Care
– Carolanne B. Hauck, MA, BCC
Lancaster General Women and Babies Hospital has extensive and coordinated support mechanisms for parents of neonates with a poor medical prognosis.
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From the Editor’s Desk
The Free Market in Health Care; Why We Favor Choice over Access
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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Imaging Insights
A Revolution In Radiology: PACS 101 (Part 1)
– Leigh S. Shuman, M.D.
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Clinical Update
The Renaissance of Home Hemodialysis
– Charles H. Rodenberger, M.D.
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Top Tips from Family Practice
Road Traffic’s Effect on Respiratory Illness and Leukemia
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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