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HM2018 Abstract Number: Top 15 Research & Innovations

CURP65, A NEW RISK SCORE FOR INFLUENZA PATIENTS

Background: Community acquired severity scores are well known and used routinely in predicting mortality and risk of inpatient and ICU admission in suspected bacterial pneumonia patients. However such scores have not been studied in patients [...]

By | 2018-03-29T15:35:12-04:00 March 29th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Top 15 Research and Innovation Oral Abstracts|Comments Off on CURP65, A NEW RISK SCORE FOR INFLUENZA PATIENTS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 472

Not “Just the Flu”: A case of post-influenza S. aureus pneumonia

Case Presentation: A healthy 22-year-old woman presented to the ED with five days of fevers, dry cough, dyspnea and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. Lab work and a CXR were unremarkable. A nasal swab diagnosed Influenza [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:17:18-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on Not “Just the Flu”: A case of post-influenza S. aureus pneumonia

HM2018 Abstract Number: 855

INFLUENZA A INDUCED PANCYTOPENIA

Case Presentation: The following case highlights a rare complication, pancytopenia, in a common disease entity, Influenza A. A 73-year-old Mandarin speaking male with a past medical history of diabetes presented to the emergency department following [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:04:18-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on INFLUENZA A INDUCED PANCYTOPENIA

HM2018 Abstract Number: 529

“POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

Case Presentation: A 62 year old woman with a history of hypertension suddenly developed a headache starting 3 days after receiving the influenza vaccine. The headache worsened and was associated with nausea, photosensitivity and vomiting. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:52:42-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on “POSSESSED” OR FLU SHOT ENCEPHALITIS? A RARE COMPLICATION OF THE INFLUENZA VACCINE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 675

TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME DUE TO RESISTANT GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS IN THE SETTING OF INFLUENZA B COINFECTION

Case Presentation: A healthy 48-year-old male presented to the emergency department with fever, joint pain, fatigue, malaise, and oliguria. One week prior he had been seen at an urgent care clinic for fevers, chills, nasal [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:05:42-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME DUE TO RESISTANT GROUP A STREPTOCOCCUS IN THE SETTING OF INFLUENZA B COINFECTION

HM2017 Abstract Number: 624

FAINT… FALL… FLU? – SYNCOPE AS AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF INFLUENZA INFECTION

Case Presentation: Case 1 is a 55 year-old healthy man who was brought to the ER after co-workers witnessed him slump down while seated and lose consciousness for 30 seconds. The patient recalled feeling “uneasy” [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:12:34-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on FAINT… FALL… FLU? – SYNCOPE AS AN UNUSUAL PRESENTATION OF INFLUENZA INFECTION