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

Recent Submissions

  • Table of contents 

    (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
    American Journal of Hospital Medicine Table of Contents for Volume 1 Issue 3. July-September 2017.
  • Review Article : Neuromuscular causes of weakness in critically ill patients 

    Katyal, Nakul; Govindarajan, Raghav (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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 ...
  • Assessment of nursing response to a real-time alerting tool for sepsis : A provider survey 

    Miller, Kristen; Kowalski, Rebecca; Capan, Muge; Wu, Pan; Mosby, Danielle; Arnold, Ryan (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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 ...
  • Case Reports : Topiramate, a concealed cause of severe metabolic acidosis 

    Lovinger, Daniel; Schroeder, Ryan; Ludwig, Kyle; Regunath, Hariharan (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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 ...
  • ECG dilemma 

    Hritani, Abdulwahab; Baidoun, Firas; Samad, Fatima (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
  • ECG dilemma : Answer 

    Hritani, Abdulwahab; Baidoun, Firas; Samad, Fatima (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
  • Feasibility of performing apnea test in a brain dead patient on veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) 

    Guerch, Meziane; Cueva, Wilson; Ardelt, Agnieszka; George, Pravin; Sarwal, Aarti; Nattanmai, Premkumar; Newey, Christopher (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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 ...
  • Impact of 'Transition of Care Model' on hospital ketoacidosis readmission rates : A pilot study 

    Dhillon, Amrita; Akel, Bridget; Dhaliwal, Ruban; Nadkarni, Prashant; Bansal, Nidhi (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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).
  • Conference calendar 

    Chela, Harleen (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
    Calendar of events.
  • Ask a pathologist 

    Coberly, Emily (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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?
  • Case Reports : Two patients with parathyroid hormone suppression caused by proton pump inhibitors 

    Naqvi, Ali (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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 ...
  • ID Corner : Methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) bacteremia pearls 

    Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2017-07)
  • Development of acute kidney injury with concomitant use of Vancomycin and Piperacillin-Tasobactam : A review of recent literature 

    Salvatore, Dominick; Gruss, Jason; Hollenkamp, Steve; Voss, Jordan (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 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 ...