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  • Promotion of academic hospitalists : room for improvement 

    Herzke, Carrie || Bertram, Amanda || Stein, Ariella || Yeh, Hsin-Chieh || Cofrancesco, Joseph Jr. (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-10)
    Introduction: Academic hospitalist medicine has grown rapidly and often focuses on clinical rather than academic productivity. Hospitalist faculty may face challenges achieving academic promotion. Materials and Methods: ...
  • Diagnosis and treatment of moccasin-type/hyperkeratotic tinea pedis 

    Wilden, Ana || Stoecker, William V. || Bran, Andres (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-10)
    CASE: A man in his 70s was referred to infectious diseases for evaluation of a clinically unresponsive fungal infection. Eight months ago, the patient noticed bilateral erythematous papules and patches on both feet with ...
  • Length of stay and its impact on hospitals, physicians and patients : an economic perspective 

    Jamil, Saad Bad || Patoli, Iqra (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-10)
    INTRODUCTION: Patient's inpatient Length of stay (LOS) is a frequently used metric in hospital medicine. Decreased in LOS has been correlated with lower risk of opportunistic infections and medication side effects [1]. In ...
  • The importance of early reconigition : a case of DRESS Syndrome 

    Wright, Andrew || Gilmore, Andrea || Knuffman, Jason (University of Missouri, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, 2021-10)
    This case examines the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of an otherwise healthy 22-year-old female who presented to urgent care with abdominal pain and fever 27 days after her first exposure to trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole ...