Front-Cover-1.pngMarch-April 2018 | Volume 101 | Issue 2

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Table of Contents


ON THE COVER

Design in medicine
The architectural focus for new and remodeled facilities is to make spaces that are not only more efficient but pleasant, to encourage healing.
BY ANDY STEINER
 

FEATURES

‘Magical’ space
The expansion of University of Minnesota’s Masonic Children’s Hospital created a place that is both playful and functional.
BY ANDY STEINER

The power of a medical specialty society
The Minnesota Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery played a key role in helping physicians uphold values and standards.
BY THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN, MD, AND KENT S. WILSON, MD
 

CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

Negative pressure pulmonary edema-stress-induced cardiomyopathy
BY YOUNGHOON KWON, MD; RYAN J. KOENE, MD; SULA MAZIMBA, MD, MPH; JIAN-MING LI, MD, PHD


EDITOR'S NOTE

Design Matters
Today’s medical facility architecture acknowledges that environments that invite rather than interfere can contribute to the healing process.

BY CHARLES MEYER, MD


SHORT TAKES

DOWNTIME
Scott Riester, MD, PhD, includes chess in his busy life as a resident because he loves the game.
BY CARMEN PEOTA

GOOD PRACTICE
Adding a pharmacist to the care team made for better communication with patients —and team members.
BY LINDA PICONE


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COMMENTARY

Post-operative prescription of pain medication
The amount of hydrocodone prescribed for several orthopedic surgeries exceeds average usage.
BY BRADLEY KUZEL, MD, AND ZACHARY EDGERTON

28 Ten principles for effective clinical teaching
Most physicians will teach at some point; tips for doing it effectively.
BY CLAUDIO VIOLATO, PHD

31 A closer look at the pamphlet approach
Community-based outreach is needed to address social determinants of health.
BY LUCAS ZELLMER


END NOTE

My one moment of drama
BY BENJAMIN MARSH, MD