Clyde Partin

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We report the recent occurrence of spontaneous humeral shaft fractures in 12 pitchers. The subjects were interviewed over the telephone using a standard questionnaire. Radiographs and medical records were solicited from their physicians. Their average age was 36 years and they had pitched an average of 11.4 years with an average layoff of 14 years (range, 7(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization in an outpatient population and to identify risk factors for MRSA colonization. DESIGN Surveillance cultures were performed during outpatient visits to identify S. aureus colonization. A case-control study was performed to identify risk factors for(More)
Well-intentioned attempts by the Senate Finance Committee to improve the content and quality of continuing medical education (CME) offerings had the unanticipated consequence of decimating academically oriented history of medicine conferences. New guidelines intended to keep CME courses free of commercial bias from the pharmaceutical industry were worded in(More)
At this time of the morning—two, three, four o’clock—lonely people seek solace in the fl uorescent light of the emergency room. If you’ve been to a twenty-four-hour grocery store late at night, you may have seen the same people. Th ey hesitate, put a can of soup back on the shelf, then take it down again and put it back in the cart. Refugees from the(More)