Missouri hospitalist, issue 49 (2013 October-December)
Missouri Hospitalist Issue 49. October-December, 2013 Contents
- Table of Contents
- Hospitalist Update
- Improving Primary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease by Increasing Documentation of Framingham Risk Scores / Jad Omran, Jim Koller, Mayank Mittal, and Brian Bostick
- Case Report
- 65-year-old male patient with left sided headache and orbital pain of 2-3 months duration / Tariq Enezate, Meryl Sundy, Scott A. Lucchese, and Lenworth N. Johnson
- Original Article
- High Vitamin B12 Level / Puja Nistala
- Diagnostic Dilemma
- Diagnostic Dilemma / Sudharshan Balla, and Mary L. Dohrmann
- Ask a Specialist
- Ask a Pathologist / Emily Coberly, and Magda Esebua
- ID Corner
- Laboratory Diagnosis of Infections / William Salzer
- Conference Calendar
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(2013-10)Ever wonder what type of culture or test to order to diagnose an infection? Well, the IDSA has published guidelines which are arranged by anatomical site, with lots of tables that tell you what culture, Smear, PCR or ...
(2013-10)QUESTION: My patient has a palpable neck mass that is suspicious for malignancy, and I am considering ordering a fine needle aspiration (FNA) versus a core needle or open biopsy. Which type of biopsy will have the fastest ...
(2013-10)Questions: 1) A 68-year-old male was admitted for increasing shortness of breath. 2) A 45-year-old African American male presents to ER with increasing weakness.
(2013-10)Vitamin B12/cobalamin functions as an important co-enzyme in the human body and is essential for purine and pyrimidine synthesis. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a very well recognized clinical entity but the conditions leading ...
(2013-10)Despite advancement of neurotechnology and neuroimaging, detailed history and examination remain the most important tools for diagnosis of unilateral headache and orbital pain. Headache is a common symptom among all age ...
Improving primary prevention of coronary heart disease by increasing documentation of Framingham risk scores (2013-10)Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, accounting for nearly one-fourth of the deaths in the USA in 2010 . Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease with about ...
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