Contents

  • Table of Contents
  • Review Articles
    • Antibiotic De-escalation in Culture-negative Healthcare-associated Pneumonia / Christian Rojas-Moreno, MD
  • Case Reports
    • Rheumatoid Pleural Effusions and Trapped Lung: An Uncommon Complication of Rheumatoid Arthritis / Jessica Stout, D.O, David Hayes, M4, Christian Rojas-Moreno, M.D, Kevin Clary, M.D, F.A.A.P, William M See, M.D., F.A.C.S
    • Non-traumatic Muscle Pain in a Diabetic / Monalisa Mullick, MD, Cheryl McDonough, MD
    • Case Analysis: Ethical Issues in Predictive Genetic Testing of Minors for Adult-Onset Hereditary Conditions / Lila S. Wahidi, BS, Lea Brandt, OTD, MA, OTR/L, Jan Sherman, PhD, Michael Sherman, MD
    • Widespread Rash in an Immunocompromised 31-year-old Female: Case Report and Literature Search / Adam Grumke, Christian Rojas-Moreno, MD
  • Image of the Month / Meghan Kelly, MS3, Christian Rojas-Moreno, MD
  • Ask a Specialist
    • Ask a Pathologist / Emily Coberly, MD
[Collection created September 4, 2018]

Recent Submissions

  • Case analysis : Ethical issues in predictive genetic testing of minors for adult-onset hereditary conditions 

    Wahidi, Lila; Brandt, Lea; Sherman, Jan; Sherman, Michael (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    Introduction: Predictive genetic testing for adult-onset conditions in children is an issue that has initiated ethical discussions and polarized views. Case Presentation: A genetic counselor is contacted by a mother ...
  • Case Report : Widespread rash in an immunocompromised 31-year-old female : Case report and literature search 

    Grumke, Adam; Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    A 31-year-old female presents with a widespread vesicular and papular rash involving her anterior and posterior trunk, proximal extremities, neck, and face with sparing of soles and palms. Her past medical history is ...
  • Image of the month 

    Kelly, Meghan; Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    The most likely diagnosis is: 1. Toxic megacolon -- 2. Colonic obstruction secondary to adhesions -- 3. Colonic pseudo-obstruction -- 4. Shigellosis.
  • Case Reports : Non-traumatic muscle pain in a diabetic 

    Mullick, Monalisa; McDonough, Cheryl (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    The prevalence of diabetes in the adult population in United States is approximately 10[percent] and is expected to rise. The myriad of complexities of this entity, both microvascular and macrovascular is anticipated to ...
  • Antibiotic de-escalation in culture-negative healthcare-associated pneumonia 

    Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    The guidelines from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) recommend "early, appropriate antibiotics inadequate doses, while avoiding excessive antibiotics by de-escalation ...
  • Case Reports : Rheumatoid pleural effusions and trapped lung : An uncommon complication of rheumatoid arthritis 

    Stout, Jessica; Hayes, David; Rojas-Moreno, Christian; Clary, Kevin; See, William (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a disease affecting approximately 1[percent] of the population. It is familiarly defined as "chronic, symmetric, debilitating and destructive inflammatory polyarthritis characterized by ...
  • Table of Contents 

    (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
  • Ask a pathologist 

    Coberly, Emily (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2015-04)
    QUESTION: My patient has thrombocytopenia, but after the last platelet transfusion his platelet count only increased from 21,000/μL to 26,000/μL. Does he need crossmatched platelets?