The latest issue of the Clinical Medicine & Research journal was released Monday, Dec. 2, featuring nine research findings including original research on vital sign abnormalities and readmission, Staphylococcus aureus resistance patterns in Wisconsin and cystic fibrosis in children.

Clinical Medicine & Research is an indexed, peer-reviewed, medical research journal owned and published by Marshfield Clinic Health System, and edited within Marshfield Clinic Research Institute.

Peer-reviewed original articles in this edition include:

  • “Vital Sign Abnormalities on Discharge Do Not Predict 30-Day Readmission" by Robert Robinson, Mukul Bhattarai and Tamer Hudali.
  • “Staphylococ​cus aureus Resistance Patterns in Wisconsin: 2018 Surveillance of Wisconsin Organisms for Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance and Epidemiology (SWOTARE), Program Report" by Rebecca H. Schulte and Erik Munson.
  • “GH-IGF-1 Axis in Children with Cystic Fibrosis" by Sara Pagani, Elena Bozzola, Gloria Acquafredda, Vito Terlizzi, Valeria Raia, Fabio Maio, Alberto Villani and Mauro Bozzola.
  • “Neuropsychiatric Adverse Events from Topical Ophthalmic Timolol" by Nevio Cimolai.
  • “Ovarian Cancer Presenting as Cryptogenic Stroke from Patent Foramen Ovale" by Bindu R. Potugari, Priyanka Priyanka, Sarah D. Komanapalli and Richard J. Mercier.
  • “Acute Kidney Injury Following Dermatomyositis" by Majdi Hamadeh, Sora Boustany and Jawad Fares.
  • “Tattoo Koebnerization and Severe Pulmonary Hypertension" by Matthew Patel and Karim Ladak.
  • “Abdominal Physical Signs and Medical Eponyms: Part III. Physical Examination of Palpation, 1926-1976" by Vaibhav Rastogi, Devina Singh, Halil Tekiner, Fan Ye, Joseph J. Mazza and Steven H. Yale.
  • “Abdominal Physical Signs of Inspection and Medical Eponyms" by Vaibhav Rastogi, Devina Singh, Halil Tekiner, Fan Ye, Joseph J. Mazza and Steven H. Yale.

About the journal

Clinical Medicine & Research debuted in 2003, but the Health System has a long history of publishing scholarly journals dating back to the first half of the 1900s. With an international reach, Clinical Medicine & Research is indexed in major U.S. and international databases of scientific information including Index Medicus/MEDLINE, PubMed Central, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index and many more.

It is one of only a few medical research journals owned and published by private health systems and also included in the U.S. National Library of Medicine's prestigious Index Medicus/MEDLINE database. Other health systems with such indexed journals include Mayo Clinic Health System, Cleveland Clinic, Texas Heart Institute and Menninger Clinic.

Accepted articles are published online at prior to appearing in a formal issue of the journal. The site is accessed more than 20,000 times per month and has more than 100,000 full-text article views or downloads per year.

To submit an article, visit All submitted articles are peer-reviewed first by the executive editorial team. If selected during editorial review, articles are also peer-reviewed by external subject-matter experts. To reach the executive editorial team, email or call 715-389-3501.

Members of the executive editorial team include Adedayo Onitilo, M.D., Ph.D., editor-in-chief; Sherry Salzmann Scott, M.S., senior editor; Jamiu O. Busari, M.D., Ph.D., associate editor from Zuyderland Medical Center in the Netherlands; Robert Greenlee, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate editor; and Rohit Sharma, M.D., FACS, associate editor. Members of the editorial advisory board from Marshfield Clinic Health System include Kelley Anderson, M.D.; Jessica Engel, D.N.P.; Steven Taylor, M.D.; and Richard Dart, M.D., editor emeriti.

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