Journal of academic hospital medicine, volume 6, issue 3 (2014 July-September)
Volume 6 Issue 3. July-September 2014 Contents
- Table of Contents
- Review Articles
- Care of the Hospitalized Patient with Cystic Fibrosis: A Summary of Current Practice Guidelines; Recommendations for the Hospitalist, Part 1 (Pulmonary Exacerbation) / Melissa M. Kouba
- Determining the Optimal Steroid Treatment Regimen for COPD Exacerbations: A Review of the Literature / Jena Torpin, and Erica Ottis
- Case Report
- Transient Gestation-associated Diabetes Insipidus (GDI) / Syed H. Naqvi, Jonathan B. Menezes, and Syed Ali Awon
- Diagnostic Dilemma
- A 41 year-old Man with Gastrointestinal Symptoms and an Unusual Exposure History / Emily F. Cole, and Natraj Katta
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Determining the optimal steroid treatment regimen for COPD exacerbations : A review of the literature (2014-07)In reviewing the literature, there is not a uniform approach to corticosteroid treatment when managing patients with COPD exacerbations. In general it is important to remember: Oral corticosteroids are as effective as ...
(2014-07)Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a disorder characterized by polydipsia, polyuria, and the formation of hypotonic urine. DI can be broadly classified into central DI and nephrogenic DI. In summary, central DI is due to the ...
(2014-07)Hospitalists are physicians whose medical practice focuses on general medical inpatient care. (1) Wachter and Goldman first used the term Hospitalist in 1996 to describe a new type of physician in the United States. (2) ...
(2014-07)Case Report: A 41 year-old previously healthy man was admitted with chief complaints of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache.
Care of the hospitalized hatient with Cystic Fibrosis : A summary of current practice guidelines -- Recommendations for the hospitalist, part 1 (pulmonary exacerbation) (2014-07)In the past, it was rare to see patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) on adult inpatient services as patients' lifespans were limited. In 1955, most children with CF were not expected to live long enough to attend elementary ...