Recent Submissions

  • Leadless cardiac pacemaker therapy : an overview for the Hospitalist 

    Weachter, Richard (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
    "Each year, approximately 200,000 permanent pacemakers are implanted in the United States and 1,000,000 worldwide.1,2 Since the initial transvenous pacemaker implantation 6 decades ago, improvements in battery longevity, ...
  • Evaluating duration of antimicrobial therapy for community-acquired pneumonia in clinically stable patients 

    Hahn, Lucy; Hedge, Anita; Mang, Norman; Ortwine, Jessica K.; Wei, Wenjing; Prokesch, Bonnie Chase (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
    "In the United States, community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) results in an estimated 2 to 3 million diagnoses each year, 10 million physician visits, and 600,000 hospitalizations resulting in a total cost of over 20 billion ...
  • A hill hidden by the clouds 

    Munira, Most; Randhawa, Furchetan; Dworkin, Aviva; Moh, Wendy; Ong, Kenneth (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
    "A 33-year-old woman, with a past medical history of polysubstance abuse and recently treated infective endocarditis, is admitted with septic shock due to pneumonia. The chest x-ray reveals right middle and lower lobe ...
  • Conference calendar (AJHM, volume 2, issue 3, 2018) 

    Chela, Hareleen (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
  • Non-ketonic hyperglycemia presenting with acute hemichorea and ballism 

    Bollu, Pradeep C. (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
    Non-ketotic hyperglycemia is a complication of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus. Rarely, it can present like an acute neurological syndrome with unilateral choreiform and ballistic movements. Such a presentation usually ...
  • Elder mistreatment : a case report 

    Thyssen, Emil; Halsey, Julia (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
    Elder mistreatment may become increasingly apparent as the elderly population continues to grow. Due to their knowledge and skills, physicians have a unique role in the multidisciplinary teams that care for such patients. ...
  • Ask a pathologist : preoperative anemia management 

    Coberly, Emily (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2018-07)
    "Question: My patient's blood type is O negative, but the platelet transfusion he received yesterday was Rh positive. What is the risk of developing an anti-D alloantibody after exposure to an Rh positive platelet unit, ...