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(University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2013-07)
Questions: 1) A 37 year old female is admitted with increasing dyspnea and orthopnea of 1 week duration. 2) A 68 year old male with history of hypertension was admitted with a blood pressure of 220/120 mm/Hg.
Laboratory diagnosis of infections
(University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2013-10)
Ever wonder what type of culture or test to order to diagnose an infection? Well, the IDSA haspublished guidelines which are arranged by anatomical site, with lots of tables that tell you what culture, Smear, PCR or serologic ...
New sepsis guidelines
(University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2013-04)
A number of national groups have gotten together and issued new guidelines for the management of severe sepsis and septic shock, led by our former Pulmonary and Critical Care division director Phillip Dellinger.
The Legend of Kosovo
Macedonian Folk Poetry, Principally Lyric
Macedonian folk literature, which has its beginnings in the distant past, developed over a long period of time. Information provided by the Byzantine chronicler Nicephorus (Nikephoros) Gregoras in 1326 is one of the most ...
The Folk Ballad in Slovenia
Slovenia is the western most republic of the Yugoslav federation, bordered by Austria to the north, Italy to the west, and Croatia to the south and southeast. Slovenes are South Slavs and the Slovene language, one of the ...
Yugoslav Oral Lyric, Primarily in Serbo-Croatian
In spite of structural differences, Yugoslav oral lyric represents a unified whole in its genesis. For Yugoslavs, as well as other peoples, lyric song was the first poetic form in their aspirations toward human culture. ...
Coming of Age in the Global Village
I wish to analyze in this paper three acts of violence directed against public figures: Arthur Bremer's attempt to assassinate George Wallace in 1972; John Hinckley, Jr.'s attempt to assassinate President Reagan in 1982; ...
Enjambement as a Criterion for Orality in Homeric and South Slavic Epic Poetry
One of the most conspicuous consequences of the adding style of oral poetry is a strong tendency for the end of the sentence to coincide with the end of the verse. In other words, a relatively negligible number of overrun ...
Concluding Formulas of Audience Address in Serbo-Croatian Oral Epic
"As a special feature of Serbo-Croatian oral poems, audience address is formulaic to a great extent, so that one can posit a stock of traditional formulas and formulaic expressions. From the standpoint of theme, this stock ...
The Montenegrin Oral Epic in a New Perspective
In his study Putilov advances the opinion that the question of the relationship between history and poetry in Montenegrin oral epic poetry can be resolved by the historical-typological method, which reveals that oral heroic ...
Challenges in comparative oral epic
Case of the month
(University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-07)
A 20 year old male was transferred to UMH for ongoing treatment of atypical pneumonia. One week before transfer, he had developed fever, chills, sweats, malaise, a minimally productive cough and shortness of breath. The ...
Novel care centers : their impact on hospitalization and hospitalists
(University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2009-05)
Timely, affordable primary care is increasingly inaccessible for many patients, especially for the growing population of those disenfranchised by the health care system; these individuals have increasingly relied on Emergency ...