American journal of hospital medicine, volume 1, issue 3 (2017 July-September)
Volume 1 Issue 3. July-September 2017 Contents
- Table of Contents
- Review Articles
- Development of Acute Kidney Injury with Concomitant Use of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tazobactam. A Review of Recent Literature / Dominick Salvatore, Jason Gruss, Steve Hollenkamp, Jordan Voss
- Neuromuscular Causes of Weakness in Critically Ill Patients / Nakul Katyal, Raghav Govindarajan
- Original Articles
- Impact of 'Transition of Care Model' On Hospital Diabetic Ketoacidosis Readmission Rates: A Pilot Study / Amrita Dhillon, Bridget Akel, Ruban Dhaliwal, Prashant Nadkarni, Nidhi Bansal
- Assessment of Nursing Response to a Real-Time Alerting Tool for Sepsis: A Provider Survey / Kristen Miller, Rebecca Kowalski, Muge Capan, Pan Wu, Danielle Mosby, Ryan Arnold
- Case Reports
- Feasibility of Performing Apnea Test in a Brain Dead Patient on Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) / Meziane Guerch, Wilson Cueva, Agnieszka Ardelt, Pravin George, Aarti Sarwal, Premkumar Nattanmai, and Christopher Newey
- Two Patients with Parathyroid Hormone Suppression Caused by Proton Pump Inhibitors / Ali Naqvi
- Topiramate, a concealed cause of severe metabolic acidosis / Daniel Lovinger, Ryan Schroeder, Kyle Ludwig, Hariharan Regunath
- Ask a Specialist
- Ask a Pathologist / Emily Coberly
- ID Corner
- Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) Bacteremia Pearls / Christian Rojas-Moreno
- ECG Dilemma
- ECG Dilemma / Abdulwahab Hritani, Firas Baidoun, Fatima Samad
- ECG Dilemma-Answer / Abdulwahab Hritani, Firas Baidoun, Fatima Samad
- Conference Calendar
- Conference Calendar / Harleen Chela
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(2017-07)American Journal of Hospital Medicine. Table of Contents. Volume 1 Issue 3. July-September 2017.
(2017-07)Multiple predisposing factors are responsible for the development of neuromuscular weakness in a critically ill patient. Thorough history and physical examination is paramount and should not be omitted despite that the ...
(2017-07)An information technology solution to provide a real-time alert to the nursing staff is necessary to assist in identifying patients who may have sepsis and avoid the devastating effects of its late recognition. The objective ...
(2017-07)Severe metabolic acidosis is common among critically ill patients, and topiramate is a rare cause that may fail recognition. We report a lady with acute encephalopathy who had severe non-anion gap metabolic acidosis that ...
(2017-07)ECG Dilemma: Answer.
Feasibility of performing apnea test in a brain dead patient on veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) (2017-07)Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is being increasingly used to provide support in patients with refractory cardiopulmonary distress syndromes. Neurological sequelae, either from the ECMO or the hypoxic/hypotensive ...
(2017-07)To investigate if a ‘Transition of Care’ (ToC) Model at the time of hospital discharge helps in achieving a timely outpatient follow-up and reducing hospital readmission rates with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).
(2017-07)Ask a Specialist. Question: Our hospital blood bank has started using platelet additive solution (PAS) platelets and psoralen treated platelets. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these different types of platelets?
(2017-07)Hypocalcemia can be associated with coexisting hypomagnesemia, which induces hypoparathyroidism as well as resistance to parathyroid hormone (PTH). Here, we present two patients with severe hypomagnesemia and associated ...
Development of acute kidney injury with concomitant use of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tasobactam : A review of recent literature (2017-07)This article explores the potential association between co-administration of vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam with the development of acute kidney injury (AKI) when compared with vancomycin and other beta lactam ...