Recent Submissions

  • Mandating vaccination -- is it justified? 

    Fleming, David A. (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-04)
    "The answer is yes…and no. It depends... Personal and Public Obligations: Freedom from oppression, the right to choose, and self-determination are bedrock values upon which our country was founded. They are also central ...
  • Rothman Index as a predictor of 30-day hospital readmission 

    Thal, Karissa A.; Adelman, Alan M. (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-04)
    Introduction: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services financially penalize hospitals for elevated 30-day readmission rates. Identifying patients at high risk for short-term readmission would allow health systems to ...
  • Duodenal dieulafoy's lesion 

    Mikhael, Mary; Tahan, Veysel; Daglilar, Ebubekir (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-04)
    Case: A 92-year-old female presented to hospital with one week history of black tarry stools that was associated with generalized weakness and fatigue. She denied dizziness, hematemesis, hematochezia, or abdominal pain. ...
  • Disseminated cysticercosis 

    Assefa, Mahilet; Nada, Ayman; Bran, Andres; Rojas-Moreno, Christian (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-04)
    Case presentation: A 49-year-old male refugee from Uganda with a history significant only for hypothyroidism and hypertension presented to the neurology clinic with an eight-year history of seizures. He has not had a seizure ...