Service Census Caps and Unit-Based Admissions: Resident Workload, Conference Attendance, Duty Hour Compliance, and Patient Safet

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Dr. Uma Thanarajasingam, Chief Internal Medicine Resident at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which proposes using unit-based admissions and service census caps to decrease workload and enhance education for residents while maintaining high patient care standards and complying with duty hour regulations. Available at:

Neurologic Recovery Following Prolonged Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest With Resuscitation Guided by Continuous Capnography.

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Dr. Roger White from the Departments of Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and the Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pre-hospital Care at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article of a case of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with 96 minutes of continued pulselessness and relentless ventricular defibrillation appearing in the June 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings and as an Online First article available at:...