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Abstract Number: 770

A ‘LANE’ LESS TRAVELED: HEMOPTYSIS IN A PATIENT WITH SEVERE IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA

Case Presentation: A 36 year old man with a history of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) of unclear etiology was admitted with a three-week history of progressively worsening fatigue, weakness and lightheadedness. Further questioning revealed a [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:35:28+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A ‘LANE’ LESS TRAVELED: HEMOPTYSIS IN A PATIENT WITH SEVERE IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA

Abstract Number: 279

PUMPING IRON: MANAGEMENT OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE (HF) ON THE TEXAS-MEXICAN BORDER

Background: Anemia is common in patients with HF with a prevalence ranging from 10-40%. Studies have shown that these patients have worse outcomes compared to those who don’t. The most common etiology remains iron deficiency [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:22:33+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Quality Improvement, Research|Comments Off on PUMPING IRON: MANAGEMENT OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE (HF) ON THE TEXAS-MEXICAN BORDER