Suicide in the US Army

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Dr. Timothy Lineberry, a Psychiatrist and Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Psychiatric Hospital in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he describes a background for understanding the challenges and complexities of suicide in the US Army, along with actions clinicians can take to prevent suicide. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00687-8fulltext.

Derivation and Validation of Automated Electronic Search Strategies to Extract Charlson

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Dr Balwinder Singh, a research fellow in the department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where he compares estimated 1-year survival rates using a manual and electronic search strategy, where the electronic strategy enhances speed and accuracy.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00679-9/fulltext

Continuing Education Program effect on Clinical Practice of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Dr. Sandra Adams, Associate professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, TX, discusses her article appearing in the September 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where she shares that when adult learning techniques are put into practice within clinical medicine training, positive results occur. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00680-5/fulltext

TREATMENT OF NIGHTMARES WITH PRAZOSIN: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

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Dr. Simon Kung, Psychiatrist and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the November 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which elucidates the success of the drug Prazosin in reducing or eliminating the adrenalin storm in patients experiencing trauma nightmares.
Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00667-2/fulltext

The Potential of Medicare ACOs to Transform the American Healthcare Marketplace: Rhetoric and Reality.

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Dr. David Ballard, Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President at the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, TX and Executive Director of its Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, introduces a series of articles appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where he shares a 3-part interview with 3 leading health care experts, Drs Shulkin, Couch, and Haydar, who are involved with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). They discuss how and why the Medicare ACO...

The Potential of Medicare ACOs to Transform the American Healthcare Marketplace: Rhetoric and Reality.

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Dr. David Ballard, Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President at the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, TX and Executive Director of its Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, introduces a series of articles appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where he shares a 3-part interview with 3 leading health care experts, Drs Shulkin, Couch, and Haydar, who are involved with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). They discuss how and why the Medicare ACO...

The Potential of Medicare ACOs to Transform the American Healthcare Marketplace: Rhetoric and Reality.

submitted by: WentzMR
Dr. David Ballard, Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President at the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, TX and Executive Director of its Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement, introduces a series of articles appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings where he shares a 3-part interview with 3 leading health care experts, Drs Shulkin, Couch, and Haydar, who are involved with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). They discuss how and why the Medicare ACO...

The Hygienic Efficacy of Different Hand-Drying Methods: A Review of the Evidence

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Susan Stack from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, discusses her article appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which discloses the ramifications of different hand-drying methods and their effect on infection control. Available at:
http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00393-X/fulltext

A Prospective, 1-Year Follow-up Study of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome

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Dr. Phillip Low, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, on postural tachycardia syndrome which, for the first time documents, in a prospective study, significant improvement for patients, so much so that many are able to return to work or school or other activities that have been difficult in the past. This situation typically occurs even though some symptoms may persist. Available at:...

Wireless Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry to Monitor Adenosine in Patients With Essential Tremor During Deep Brain Stimulation

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Dr. Kendall Lee, a Neurosurgeon and the Director of the Neural Engineering Laboratory at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing online ahead of print and in the August 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, which discloses a new discovery in the reaction of the brain during deep-brain-stimulation which may lead to novel treatments for neurological and psychological disorders. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00552-6/fulltext