Recent Submissions

  • Single-cell RNA-sequencing reveals Transcriptional Changes and Clonal Architecture associated with Post-Transplant Relapse in Acute Myeloid Leukemia 

    Xu, Ziheng; Miller, Christopher A.; Srivatsan, Sridhar N.; Fronick, Catrina C.; Fulton, Robert S.; Ley, Timothy J.; Petti, Allegra A. (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a malignancy characterized by overproduction of myeloid precursors at the expense of more differentiated, functional hematopoietic cells, resulting in anemia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia. ...
  • Improving Confidence in ACLS among UMKC Internal Medicine Residents 

    Segebrecht, Ray; Samanta, Anweshan; Derbas, Laith; Scharber, Alison; Elkaryoni, Ahmed; Singh, Annapoorna; Myadam, Rahul; Choudhury, Adnan; Wooldridge, David; Gohar, Ashraf; Banderas, Julie (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "The American Board of Internal Medicine requires all residents to have their certification in basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) renewed every two years. However, there is concern ...
  • A Re-Challenging Case 

    Schiffer, Walter; Zhang, Kathleen; Kyrouac, Douglas; Leniham, Daniel (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors (ICI) are associated with multiple cardiotoxic effects. Balancing adverse effects with anti-tumor response poses a challenge to treating advanced cancers. The safety of re-starting ICI therapy ...
  • The Show Must Go On. Improving the No Show Rate in an Internal Medicine Resident clinic through Continuous Quality Improvement Using Lean Methodology 

    Prishchepove, Anna; Levanos, Thomas; Kornblum, Helen; Buchanan, Paula; Farrag, Safa (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "'No shows' or missed appointments impede optimal medical care and organizational functioning, particularly in primary care setting 1. They lead to expenses associated with loss of the continuity of care, inadequate control ...
  • Do Areas with More Primary Care Physicians have Lower Cardiovascular and Cancer Mortality? 

    Palle, Sindhuja; Singh, Annapoorna; Angraal, Suveen (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "There are an estimated 647 000 deaths in the United states from cardiovascular disease (CVD) each year and 606 000 from cancer in 2019 [2,3] . Primary, secondary and tertiary prevention are all independent factors in ...
  • When to Think Zebras, Not Horses: A Case of Delayed Care in anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis 

    Madill, Morgann (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis (NMDAr) presents a diagnostic challenge for clinicians due to its varying symptom presentation such as psychosis, abnormal behavior, and seizures. Given the presentation, and it only newly ...
  • Innovative Treatment for Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis without Use of Thrombolytics 

    Isaac, Maxwell; Marium, Fnu (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    Limb ischemia and pulmonary embolism are devastating complications of deep vein thrombosis. Catheter directed thrombolysis (CDT) and pharmacomechanical thrombolysis are effective treatments, however thrombolytics in these ...
  • A Cloud on the Horizon : A Deadly Complication of Norepinephrine 

    Hoque, Farzana (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "Symmetrical peripheral gangrene is a life-threatening complication of norepinephrine which is associated with a high mortality rate (up to 40[percent]). It presents as bilateral distal limb gangrene without evidence of ...
  • Literature Review of Brevibacillus Laterosporus and Related Species 

    Curtis, Anna K.; Lamb, Christian C.; Hassan, Wail M.; Jost, Pual M.; Foxworth, John W. (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "Brevibacillus laterosporus is a gram-positive aerobic bacillus that is rarely associated with human infection. A review of multiple online databases revealed fewer than ten total reports of infection by this genus of ...
  • Conference calendar (AJHM, volume 4, issue 1, 2020) 

    Chela, Harleen (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
  • Clotting vs. Bleeding : The Importance of Pharmacologic Thromboprophylaxis in IBD 

    Chitturu, Niteesh; Gammack, Julie (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    "Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients are at increased risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), a complication associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Despite this, pharmacologic prophylaxis (with ...
  • Effect of Chronic Illnesses on Length of Stay and Mortality of Community Acquired Pneumonia in a Community Hospital 

    Dwivedi, Saurabh; Madaan, Rajni; Pokharel, Saurav; Bhattarai, Bikash; Ray, Abhishek Sinha; Ghosh, Meenakshi (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020-01)
    The aim of this study was to determine the effect of demographics, substance abuse, and chronic illnesses on length of hospitalization and mortality of pneumonia. 866 patients admitted to a community hospital with diagnosis ...