Susan Hershberg Adelman

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OBJECTIVE To review retrospectively a 4-year experience with pediatric surgical networking at a major academic medical center in the Midwest. BACKGROUND The growth of managed care in the United States during the past decade has had a major impact on the practice of medicine in general, but especially on academic medicine. In some academic medical centers,(More)
The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section of Old Age Psychiatry, since 1997, has developed Consensus Statements relevant to the practice of Old Age Psychiatry. Since 2006 the Section has worked to develop a Consensus Statement on Ethics and Capacity in older people with mental disorders, which was completed in Prague, September 2008, prior to the(More)
OBJECTIVES Georgetown University has a student run Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organization with over 100 emergency medical technicians (EMTs). We set out to determine whether implementing an electronic patient care report (ePCR) system was associated with improved physical exam documentation. METHODS This study evaluated documentation of the(More)
There are numerous areas of potential liability for the practicing surgeon attempting to upgrade skills and introduce emergent technology into his or her practice. The College understands that graduate medical education in a teaching institution, continuing medical education at our College-sponsored venues, and all other sponsored or co-sponsored(More)
Over a 5-year period, 10 workers petitioning the Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) of British Columbia for compensation for occupational noise-induced hearing loss (ONIHL) were determined to be suffering from undiagnosed acoustic neuroma. Seven out of 10 claimants were workers in industries with high profile hearing conservation programs. Nine subjects(More)