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From Weekly Consult
“Yale New Haven’s NICU makes parents part of patient care”
Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit was once the first in the country; now it’ll also be the most advanced NICU in the United States. The new NICU opened this week and features its own procedure room, simulation lab and breast milk management room. It’ll add an MRI specifically for premature babies next year.
From The New Physician
“What’s the Diagnosis? Colon Mass in an Infertile Woman”
A 45-year-old GP woman presents to the office with a six-month history of left lower quadrant abdominal pain and constipation. She states that the pain is vague and intermittent, and that she has small, unsatisfactory bowel movements. There is no associated melena or hematochezia. Read more to see if you can discover the most likely diagnosis.