Pat Quinn

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As of January 1, 2010, Illinois health care professionals have a new option for ensuring effective partner treatment for the sex partners of patients diagnosed with Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae./25 new). EPT is the general term for the practice of treating sexual partners of patients diagnosed with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea without an(More)
Program. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC. The Illinois Department of Public Health, Illinois State Cancer Registry, makes these data available as a public service. Use of these data does not constitute an endorsement of the user's opinion or conclusions by the Department(More)
Key findings Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is an anxiety disorder caused by a traumatic event. Below are some key findings learned from interviews with female prisoners in Illinois on prior abuse and PTSD symptoms. ƒ Eighty-three percent of the female prisoners in the sample were bothered by a PTSD symptom in the past month. ƒ Three-fourths of the(More)
Introduction Most people have heard terms like ―staph infection,‖ ―antibiotic resistant bacteria,‖ and ―MRSA‖ (pronounced mersa). This information is designed to help people understand those terms and to provide guidance in preventing infection and the associated pain, loss of productivity, and costs. This information is intended to inform those who are not(More)
Figure 37. Percentage reporting the number of past seven days spent in the same room as someone who was smoking by asthma attack status among middle school and high school students, Illinois, 2006 Table 8. Asthma hospitalizations, average length of stay (LOS), total asthma hospitalization charges and average charge per hospitalization by sex and age group,(More)
The yellow stingray, Urobatis jamaicensis (family Urolophidae), a short-lived, relatively small elasmobranch species (35-40 cm total length), is a common inhabitant of hard bottom and coral reef communities in southeastern Florida and many parts of the Caribbean. A paucity of published studies deal with the yellow stingray, none however on the gross(More)
A 'family clinic' for information exchange in an oncology unit Sir-There is independent evidence that cancer patients and their families are dissatisfied with the information they are being given. Ewles and Shipster (1981) have shown that 35% of patients are not satisfied with the amount and type of information they receive. The families and patients most(More)
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