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Volume: 109, February 2016

Iatrogenic Subclinical Hyperthyroidism Does Not Promote Weight Loss

Rohit Kedia, DO, Alicia Lowes, DO, Sarah Gillis, MD, Ronald Markert, PhD, Thomas Koroscil, MD, PhD

Abstract: Objectives: Among patients who have undergone total thyroidectomy, do those with thyroid cancer being kept iatrogenically subclinical hyperthyroid (SCH) differ from euthyroid patients in long-term weight change? Methods: In a retrospective study, medical records...
Volume: 109, February 2016

Pediatric Dyslipidemia: Recommendations for Clinical Management: Erratum

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Abstract: In the article that published on page 7 of the January 2015 issue, incorrect data were provided in Table...
Volume: 109, February 2016

Senior Medical Student Mock Interview Program in Pediatrics

Sara Multerer, MD, Becky Carothers, MD, Pradip D. Patel, MD, Craig Ziegler, MS, Michael Rowland, PhD, Deborah Winders Davis, PhD

Abstract: Objectives: Residency interviews play an integral part in medical residency placement. We aimed to develop and evaluate a mock interview program for fourth-year medical students interested in a pediatric specialty. Methods: A mock interview program for fourth-year...
Volume: 109, February 2016

Patient Satisfaction with Bedside Teaching Rounds Compared with Nonbedside Rounds

Jason Ramirez, MD, Jason Singh, MD, Adrienne A. Williams, PhD

Abstract: Objectives: Many barriers have been cited in reference to why bedside teaching rounds have decreased in frequency during graduate medical education. One perceived barrier to the use of bedside teaching rounds is a fear of it causing patient discomfort or dissatisfaction....
Volume: 109, February 2016

Newborn Congenital Malformations Associated With Prenatal Exposure to Drugs in Kentucky, 2009–2013

Terry L. Bunn PhD, Betty J. Ouyang MD, Svetla Slavova PhD

Abstract: Objectives: This study examined associations between prenatal drug exposures and congenital organ system malformation diagnoses in newborns (at birth) and infants (hospitalizations after birth up to 30 days of age) in Kentucky. Methods: Data were obtained from Kentucky...