Chris Decker

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OBJECTIVE The efficacy and tolerability of alosetron in women with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have been established in double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. However, the degree to which alosetron fulfills the needs of those suffering from IBS has not been thoroughly examined from the patient's perspective. This randomized,(More)
INTRODUCTION The rate of cholecystectomy in northwestern Ontario is double the provincial rate. This paper explores the demographics of cholecystectomy and the role for rural endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) services in the central part of this region. METHODS We conducted a literature review of ERCP services and cholecystectomy(More)
Dr. Ernie Goss is the Jack A. MacAllister Chair in Regional Economics and a Professor of Economics at Creighton University. He has published over 80 research studies focusing primarily on economic forecasting and on the statistical analysis of business and economic data. Dr. Goss is a member of the Editorial Board of The Review of Regional Studies and(More)
  • Kuhn L, Kim H, +5 authors Aldrovandi Gm Hiv
  • 2013
1 detectable concentrations of HIV in their breast milk, compared to 40 percent who were exclusively breast feeding after 4 ½ months. " Our results have profound implications for prevention of mother to-child HIV transmission programs in settings where breast-feeding is necessary to protect infant and maternal health, " says Dr. Kuhn. " Our data demonstrate(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the Wisconsin Pharmacy Quality Collaborative (WPQC), a quality-based network of pharmacies and payers with the common goals of improving medication use and safety, reducing health care costs for payers and patients, and increasing professional recognition and compensation for pharmacist-provided services. SETTING Wisconsin between(More)
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