Front-Cover-1.pngSept-Oct 2020 | Volume 103 | Issue 5

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ON THE COVER

COVID-19: Yesterday, today and tomorrow

Physicians transformed their practices quickly. They’re now figuring out what has
changed permanently and what will happen going forward.
BY SUZY FRISCH
 

FEATURES

Mental health hospital beds for youth

Finding hospital beds for children and adolescents, both for short-term and long-term
care, is often difficult.
BY ANDY STEINER
 

CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS

COVID-19 in Minnesota: Epidemiology of hospitalized patients April through June 2020

BY ERICA BYE, MPH; KATHRYN COMO-SABETTI, MPH; RICHARD DANILA, PHD, MPH; CARMEN BERNU, MPH;
AND RUTH LYNFIELD, MD
 

STUDENT, RESIDENT AND FELLOW RESEARCH

Dedifferentiated liposarcoma with osteosarcomatous component

BY COLLIN GRADIN AND NOELLE HOVEN, MD


TB or not TB? A cautionary tale of night sweats due to endocarditis with a delayed diagnosis.

BY TAMARA DAMJANAC AND SAMUEL IVES, MD


Preventing intimate partner violence in rural Minnesota through adolescent healthy relationship programming

BY CHRISTY ATKINSON AND SYLVIA BLOMSTRAND


Mobilizing personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic

BY JAMES T. PATHOULAS, ALEXANDRA N. FUHER, NATHAN RUBIN, MS, AND RONDA S. FARAH, MD
 

Understanding playground-related injuries in the Twin Cities

BY JESSICA C. FLAKNE; ZACHARY B. NOVACZYK; TONY S. LARSON; DEX TUTTLE, MED; AND JAMIE ENGELS, MD


An unexpected case of refractory shoulder pain in polymyalgia rheumatica

BY JESSICA JOANNE PADNIEWSKI, DO, AND TOY ELAINE HESS, MD, MHS


Stiff-person syndrome

BY SOWDA AHMED AND SAMUEL IVES, MD


Prognostic significance of regression in head and neck melanoma

BY ELIZABETH KIM; ISAAC OBERMEYER, MD; NATHAN RUBIN, MS; AND SAMIR S. KHARIWALA, MD, MS
 

EDITOR'S NOTE

Engaging the community, one physician at a time
We must not only be brave in terms of being exposed in clinical settings, but also in the community.
BY ZEKE MCKINNEY, MD


GOOD PRACTICE

To be successful, public health outreach—like COVID screenings—needs to engage the community.

BY JONATHAN KIRSCH, MD, AND HAYLEY SHARMA


RECLAIMING JOY

David Frenz, MD, recommends changing your outlook to be happier with your life.

BY LINDA PICONE

 

ETHICS

What is your responsibility when a colleague’s behavior changes?

BY DARON GERSCH, MD, AND BENJAMIN H. WHITTEN, MD, FACP

 

THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE

The Physician Advocate / MMA NEWS

The MMA's report on policy, people and politics
MMA Annual Conference, Minnesota Supreme Court decision on liability for hospitals, vaccinations.


ON CALL

Meet MMA physicians

Donald B. Hughes, MD, and Antoine Saliba, MD