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  • Hospital Medicine Virtual Journal Club 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of Hospital Medicine University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2012-01)
    Abstracts and full links from recent journals of interest to hospitalists.
  • Case report : splenic infarction 

    Lewandowski, Molly; Nohava, Samantha (Division of Hospital Medicine University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2012-01)
    Splenic infarction is a rarely encountered disorder, usually occurring as a complication of another disease process. Due to the distribution of the splenic vasculature, infarcted areas are limited to specific segments of ...
  • Perioperative pulmonary complications : risk and prevention 

    Folzenlogen, Robert (Division of Hospital Medicine University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2012-01)
    We hospitalists are often asked to provide perioperative risk assessments and much of our focus is on cardiovascular risk. Yet, perioperative pulmonary complications increase the length of hospital stay twice as much as ...
  • Table of contents 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of Hospital Medicine University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2012-01)
    Page showing the contents of this issue.
  • Missouri hospitalist calendar 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-12)
    Calendar of upcoming medical events.
  • ID corner : New drug review : telavancin 

    Salzer, William (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-12)
    Citation with link to a drug review of telavancin.
  • From the journals 

    Folzenlogen, Robert (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-12)
    Citations for five articles of interest to hospitalists.
  • Case report 

    Kurukulasuriya, Damascene (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-12)
    A 62 year old female was admitted to the hospital for elective, two-stage spinal surgery. She had a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, anemia, subclinical hypothyroidism, mild mental retardation, Ogilvie’s ...
  • The use of perioperative beta blockers in non-cardiac surgery patients 

    Bearelly, Dilip (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-12)
    Currently, more than 30 million noncardiac surgeries are performed in the United States each year. Perioperative cardiac complications are a major cause of morbidity and death in these patients, prolonging hospitalizations ...
  • Table of contents 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-12)
    Page showing the contents of this issue.
  • Missouri hospitalist calendar 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-11)
    Calendar of upcoming medical events.
  • ID corner : Swine flu -- clinical reports 

    Salzer, William (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-11)
    Citations with links to two clinical reports on H1N1 (swine) flu.
  • From the journals 

    Coberly, Emily (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-11)
    Citations for five articles of interest to hospitalists.
  • Case report 

    Moylan, Kyle (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-11)
    A 44 year-old man with a history of recurrent deep vein thromboses and pulmonary embolism was admitted to the hospital with bilateral pulmonary emboli and an acute, non-occlusive DVT of the left common femoral vein. He had ...
  • Hospitalists and healthcare costs 

    Folzenlogen, Robert (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-11)
    Thirty years ago, the general internist was a full service provider, involved in outpatient preventive care, inpatient management, ICU treatment and nursing home care. At that time, management decisions were at the discretion ...
  • Table of contents 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-11)
    Page showing contents of this issue.
  • Missouri hospitalist calendar 

    Missouri Hospitalist Society (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-10)
    Calendar of upcoming medical events.
  • ID corner : community acquired pneumonia 

    Salzer, William (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-10)
    Citation with link to article authored by Michael Niederman.
  • From the journals 

    Hall, Les (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-10)
    Citations for five articles of interest to hospitalists.
  • Case of the month 

    Rojas, Christian (Division of General IM University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri, 2009-10)
    A 23 year old Caucasian male, with no significant past medial history, was admitted to University Hospital for evaluation of fever, chills and back pain. The patient reported that, five days prior to admission, he developed ...

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