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Abstract Number: 851

RECURRENT PANCREATICOLITHIASIS IN A YOUNG PATIENT WITH IDIOPATHIC CHRONIC CALCIFIC PANCREATITITS

Case Presentation: This is a 35-year old Indian female, living in the United States for the past several years, presented with chronic mid-epigastric and left upper quadrant pain radiating to the back, nausea, and bilious [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on RECURRENT PANCREATICOLITHIASIS IN A YOUNG PATIENT WITH IDIOPATHIC CHRONIC CALCIFIC PANCREATITITS

Abstract Number: 728

AIR BUBBLES IN THE HEART: INTRACADIAC AIR DUE TO BOWEL NECROSIS

Case Presentation: A 78-year-old woman with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis presented with abdominal fullness. She had undergone tracheal tube intubation, mechanical ventilation and percutaneous gastrostomy 4 years previously because of difficulty in respiration and ingestion. Upon [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:34:16+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on AIR BUBBLES IN THE HEART: INTRACADIAC AIR DUE TO BOWEL NECROSIS

Abstract Number: 455

PREVALENCE, TREATMENT, AND OUTCOMES ASSOCIATED WITH HEART FAILURE AMONG PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA

Background: Hospitalized patients are complex and often receive concurrent treatment for multiple diseases. Patients presenting with shortness of breath and infiltrates on chest x-ray may be treated for pneumonia, congestive heart failure (CHF) or both. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:51+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Research, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on PREVALENCE, TREATMENT, AND OUTCOMES ASSOCIATED WITH HEART FAILURE AMONG PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED WITH PNEUMONIA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 386

CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS MISTAKEN FOR ANGIOEDEMA: A DELAY TO DIAGNOSIS

Case Presentation: A 57 year old man with a history of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hypertension presented with two weeks of exertional dyspnea and lower extremity edema, [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:50:13+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Finalist Posters, Uncategorized|Comments Off on CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS MISTAKEN FOR ANGIOEDEMA: A DELAY TO DIAGNOSIS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 292

Point of Care Ultrasound Improves Shared Diagnostic Understanding Between Patients and Providers

Background: Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an integral part of the physical examination and a valuable diagnostic tool. POCUS is unique among medical technologies in that it requires physical co-location of the provider [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:35+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Point of Care Ultrasound Improves Shared Diagnostic Understanding Between Patients and Providers

HM2018 Abstract Number: 619

A Diagnostic Delay: Consequences of HIV screening limitations.

Case Presentation: A 22 year old man with no past medical history presented to our emergency department with three weeks of nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. He also reported subjective fevers, hematochezia, hematemesis, oral ulcers, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:22+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on A Diagnostic Delay: Consequences of HIV screening limitations.

HM2018 Abstract Number: 93

UNDERSTANDING DIAGNOSTIC REASONING USING A CASE-BASED APPROACH

Background: While understanding the cognitive contributions to diagnosis has become important, few studies have aimed to understand physician diagnostic reasoning in real-time. Using a case-based approach, we sought to: (a) characterize differences in diagnostic reasoning [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:28+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on UNDERSTANDING DIAGNOSTIC REASONING USING A CASE-BASED APPROACH

HM2018 Abstract Number: 293

ACCURACY OF LUNG ULTRASOUND VERSUS CHEST X-RAY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF PULMONARY EDEMA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Background: Lung ultrasound (LUS) is emerging as a useful diagnostic tool for several lung pathologies. Some studies have found its accuracy in diagnosing pulmonary edema surpasses that of chest x-ray (CXR) but the available evidence [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:20+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on ACCURACY OF LUNG ULTRASOUND VERSUS CHEST X-RAY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF PULMONARY EDEMA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

HM2018 Abstract Number: 162

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN SYSTEMS-BASED AND COGNITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIAGNOSTIC ERROR

Background: Diagnostic error in medicine is increasingly recognized as “the next frontier for patient safety”. Current research has explored the etiologies of diagnostic errors in two unique dimensions: as systems-based or cognitive-based causes. One study, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN SYSTEMS-BASED AND COGNITIVE CONTRIBUTIONS TO DIAGNOSTIC ERROR

HM2018 Abstract Number: 294

USING LUNG ULTRASOUND OBTAINED BY AN INTERNIST TO ASSESS LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

Background: Lung ultrasound (LUS) is emerging as a useful diagnostic tool for several lung pathologies including pulmonary edema. The number of sonographic B-lines on LUS has been used as a test to detect pulmonary congestion [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:11+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Research, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on USING LUNG ULTRASOUND OBTAINED BY AN INTERNIST TO ASSESS LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 202

The Uncertainty of Observation: Diagnosis Specification from Presentation to Discharge

Background: The observation unit is frequently a destination for patients with yet undifferentiated conditions.  The goal of the observation stay is to complete a crucial diagnostic test or treatment trial that should help specify the [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on The Uncertainty of Observation: Diagnosis Specification from Presentation to Discharge

HM2016 Abstract Number: 100

Ferumoxytol Enhancement of Osteomyelitis on Mri May Improve Diagnostic Precision

Background: Diagnostic MR imaging of osteomyelitis in the hospital setting continues to guide patient care and treatment when plain films are inconclusive. However, even MRI with gadolinium can be non-specific in patients with other forms [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Ferumoxytol Enhancement of Osteomyelitis on Mri May Improve Diagnostic Precision

HM2016 Abstract Number: 98

Detecting Sepsis: Are Two Opinions Better Than One?

Background: Early diagnosis and treatment of sepsis improves patient outcomes. Diagnosis requires an objective component (currently at least two Systemic Inflammatory Response Criteria, SIRS) and a subjective, clinical suspicion of infection.  While much attention has [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Finalist, Outcomes Research, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Detecting Sepsis: Are Two Opinions Better Than One?