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Getting the Grassroots Advocacy Award for significant contributions to a grassroots cause is usually Kathryn L. Jonsrud, RPh, of The Burchfield Group. Jonsrud has had a distinguished career in managed treatment pharmacy, dealing with leadership functions in the Academy, business and academia. She’s organized regional and national efforts to affect public policy vital that you managed care pharmacy, including e-prescribing, e-prior authorization, Medicaid policy and pharmacy audits. The AMCP Spirit of Volunteerism Award was offered to Peter M. Penna, PharmD, for his exemplary and outstanding service over the past year as seat of the AMCP File format Executive Committee.

These vehicles can produce significant accidental injuries in youthful riders, and we care for many in our community. Nationwide, there is a good rise in amputations and loss of life from the usage of these powerful vehicles. Trends in ATV-related Spine Injuries in Kids in the U.S. 1997-2006 Jeffrey R. Sawyer, MD, chief of pediatric orthopaedic trauma at Campbell Clinic-LeBonheur INFIRMARY in Memphis viewed 4,483 kids in the U.S. Who were injured within an ATV-related accident over a period of several years. Of those children, 332 or 7.4 % had a backbone injury. This displays a 140 % increase in children injured, and a 368 % upsurge in the real number of spinal injuries from 1997. Of note: 76 % of patients had been male; 85 % were Caucasian ; Mean age of those ATV riders was 12.9 years; and 70 % of most injuries were to children younger than 16 years of age.These vehicles can produce significant accidental injuries in youthful riders, and we care for many in our community. Nationwide, there is a good rise in amputations and loss of life from the usage of these powerful vehicles. Trends in ATV-related Spine Injuries in Kids in the U.S. 1997-2006 Jeffrey R. Sawyer, MD, chief of pediatric orthopaedic trauma at Campbell Clinic-LeBonheur INFIRMARY in Memphis viewed 4,483 kids in the U.S. Who were injured within an ATV-related accident over a period of several years. Of those children, 332 or 7.4 % had a backbone injury. This displays a 140 % increase in children injured, and a 368 % upsurge in the real number of spinal injuries from 1997. Of note: 76 % of patients had been male; 85 % were Caucasian ; Mean age of those ATV riders was 12.9 years; and 70 % of most injuries were to children younger than 16 years of age.