Cover_1505.jpgMay 2015 | Volume 98 | Issue 5

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Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

Violence on the ward 
What health care is doing to keep its own out of harm’s way
BY HOWARD BELL


FEATURE

Branching out
A look at subspecialization in emergency medicine
BY CARMEN PEOTA

Working the night shift
Strategies for minimizing the negative effects
BY SUZY FRISCH


CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Stenting a Moving Target: Neurological and Hemodynamic Recovery after 80 Minutes of CPR Using an Automated Chest Compression Device to Facilitate Percutaneous Coronary InterventionBY FORUM KAMDAR, MD, VIJAY PERA, MD, AND UMA VALETI, MD

Health Implications of a Changing Climate
BY KRISTIN K. RAAB, MPH, MLA


STUDENT RESIDENT and FELLOW RESEARCH

“It Took My Breath Away”
BY KAY L. INGRAHAM, MD, AND JONATHAN D. KIRSCH, MD

Salmonella Lymphadenitis Mimicking Neoplastic Process in a Teen 
BY ERIN DODD, JOSHUA MITCHELL, MD, SUSAN KEARNEY, MD, AND JAMES SIDMAN, MD

A Blurry Differential: Optic Neuritis Leads Down a Treacherous Slope
BY JAMES MAPELLENTZ, MD, MOLLY FANSLER, MD, JENNIFER OROZCO, MD, DAVID NASCENE, MD, MICHAEL LINDEN, MD, PHD, CHRISTOPHER MOERTEL, MD

The Relationship between Adolescent Self-Perception of Weight, Mental Health and Social-Protective Factors BY ELIZABETH S. JARRETT, AMY L. GOWER, PHD, AND IRIS W. BOROWSKY, MD, PHD


EDITOR'S NOTE

Medicine’s thrill-seekers 
ER doctoring is excitement, exasperation and exhaustion.
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.


SHORT TAKES


The Physician Advocate
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics


MEDLAW

The Avera Marshall decision
What the Supreme Court ruling means for hospitals and physicians
BY MARGO STRUTHERS, JD, AND TERESA KNOEDLER, JD


COMMENTARY

Right care, right place, right time 
Regional systems of care are the best way to ensure patients with emergent conditions have the best outcomes.
BY JOHN L. HICK, MD


END NOTE

Communication 101
A POEM BY MARILYN ASCHOFF MELLOR, MD

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