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November 2015 Bulletin Available

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Articles

Feature ………………………….. 477
ACMS marks 150 years

Materia Medica ……………….. 496
Kengreal™ (cangrelor): The first intravenous P2Y12 platelet inhibitor
Timothy Porter, PharmD candidate

Legal Summary ………………. 500
Physicians’ role in reporting, preventing abuse: A brief primer and reminder
Beth Anne Jackson, Esq.

Special Report ……………….. 501
PAMED HOD meeting held

Special Report ……………….. 502
Area Agency on Aging supports can help patients, families facing end-of-life issues
Margi Shrum

Special Report ……………….. 504
Hospice, death and you
George C. Scipione, PhD

Special Report ……………….. 506
JHF supports preventing HPV-related cancer across Pittsburgh region
Jewish Healthcare Foundation

Special Report ……………….. 508
Opioids are ravaging Pennsylvania
Sen. Pat Toomey

Technology & Medicine ….. 510
Bringing on new staff members
Martin Stranges

Perspectives

Editorial …………………………. 454
Giving thanks
Deval (Reshma) Paranjpe, MD, FACS

Editorial …………………………. 456
Hospice: A solution to address patients’end-of-life goals
Amelia A. Paré, MD, FACS

Perspective ……………………. 459
Geneticists, pediatric palliative medicine providers work together to provide care
Scott H. Mauer, MD
Carol S. May, RN, MSN, MBA, CHPPN
Jerry Vockley, MD, PhD

Perspective ……………………. 462
They are not ready
Ezz-Eldin Moukamal, MD, FHM

Perspective ……………………. 464
Brain death and organ donation
Ahmed Badr, MD, FACS, FCCM

Departments

Society News …………………. 470
• ACMS Foundation accepting grant applications
• American College of Surgeons hosts suturing event
• Medical Student Career Night held at O’Hara Student Center
• PAGS-WD fall meeting held
• 2016 Clinical Update in Geriatric Medicine set
• Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society

ACMS Alliance News ……… 474

In Memoriam ………………… 475
• John E. “Jack” Weigel Jr., MD
• Richard Hardy “Dick” Maley Sr., MD
• Vincent C. Albo, MD
• Seymoure Krause, MD

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