Missouri Hospitalist Issue 47. April-June, 2013 Contents

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  • Missouri hospitalist calendar 

    (2013-04)
    Conference Calendar.
  • New sepsis guidelines 

    (2013-04)
    A number of national groups have gotten together and issued new guidelines for the management of severe sepsis and septic shock, led by our former Pulmonary and Critical Care division director Phillip Dellinger.
  • Spot diagnosis 

    Arroyo-Plasencia, Anna; Reno, Hilary (2013-04)
    Question: A 40 year old male presented with a five week history of rash. His primary physician had initially treated him for eczema, without improvement.
  • An electrocardiogram that tells you all you need to know 

    Dohrmann, Mary (2013-04)
    This is a 66 year old woman with progressive dyspnea on exertion for 7 months. Based on the ECG findings, what further evaluation is indicated?
  • Ask a pathologist 

    Coberly, Emily; Tray, Krystal; Miller, William (2013-04)
    QUESTION: A 53 years old female receives transfusion of 2 units of PRBCs. One hour later, she develops acute dyspnea with decreased O2 saturations. Chest x-ray demonstrates new bilateral pulmonary infiltrates. Could ...
  • A case of DRESS syndrome due to Vancomycin 

    Zimmerman, Danielle; Steinmann, William (2013-04)
    Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome is a severe systemic reaction that usually begins 2-6 weeks after the introduction of the inciting agent. It is most commonly characterized by fever, ...
  • Hospital-acquired infections 

    Hahn-Cover, Kristin (2013-04)
    Hospitals in Missouri perform surveillance and external reporting for a number of hospital-acquired infections (HAI). We are required to do so variously by the state of Missouri, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
  • Table of contents 

    (2013-04)
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