Missouri Hospitalist Issue 42. January-February, 2012 Contents

Recent Submissions

  • C diff....Again 

    Salzer, William (2012-01)
    The AHRQ commissioned a systemic review of C diff. Bottom line....vancomycin ($1300) is probably not better than metronidazole ($20); also, fidaxomicin ($3400) appears to reduce relapse vs vancomycin for non-NAP1 strains.
  • From the journals 

    Ahmed, Kate (2012-01)
    Cited the following: Clostridium difficile infection in patients with inflammatory bowel disease; Rheumatological manifestations in inflammatory bowel disease; Alcoholic Liver Disease: Pathogenesis and New Therapeutic ...
  • 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)
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