Issue: SUMMER 2018 Vol. 13 - Issue 2
     
 
From the Editor's Desk
We All Use Checklists Now
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, MD, FACS, FACC
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Perspectives
Fair Winds and Following Seas: Looking Back at 44 Years in Health Care
– Thomas E. Beeman, PhD, Rear Admiral, USN (ret.)



 
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Perspectives
The MD/MBA: An Emerging Dual Degree in Health Care
– Jack D. Lemon, B.A.
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Scientific Reports 
Evaluation of the Patient with Chest Pain: Is Conventional Stress Testing Obsolete?
Ron M. Jacob, MD, FACC, FASE, FSCCT
The decision algorithm for evaluating the patient with chest pain has become much more intricate due to the advent of multiple  non-invasive diagnostic modalities. Herewith a guide through the thicket of choices.
 
   
Geriatrics in Lancaster County: Past, Present & Future
J. Kenneth Brubaker, M.D.
As the population ages, geriatrics has become a vital concern. This article reviews the development of the specialty nationally  and locally, and the establishment of the geriatrics fellowship and the Division of Geriatrics at LGH. Finally, it offers a vision for the future of geriatrics in our community.
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Photo Quiz from the Emergency Department
‘I Swallowed a Lock’
Luke Bingaman, MPAS, PA-C, & Vito DiCamillo, M.D.
This photo quiz presents an X-ray that may seem obvious, but management of such patients is not. This article provides a review of management principles for swallowed foreign bodies.
 
   
 
Descendants of General Edward Hand: Lancaster Patriot, Military Officer, Physician, and Surgeon
– Nikitas J. Zervanos, M.D.

In the last issue of JLGH, Dr. Zervanos described the life of prominent Lancaster citizen and Revolutionary War surgeon, Dr. Edward Hand. Herein Dr. Zervanos provides a brief addendum with follow up about Dr. Hand’s descendants, and the fate of his home, the local landmark Rock Ford.



 
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Top Tips from Family Practice
Choosing Wisely XXIV: Recommendations from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, American College of Medical Toxicology, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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