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Appropriately Ordered Brain Mris Based on the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Often Did Not Lead to a Change in Management

Background: The United States has the highest expenditure per capita and fastest growth when it comes to health care. Imaging is one of the fastest growing services in medicine reaching approximately $100 billion annually. There [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Research Abstracts, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on Appropriately Ordered Brain Mris Based on the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Often Did Not Lead to a Change in Management

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

INTRACTABLE HICCUPS: AN UNSUAL PRESENTATION OF NEUROSARCOIDOSIS

Case Presentation: 65-year-old female with no significant past medical history presented with intractable hiccups for past few months. Hiccups were progressively getting worse with development of intermittent nausea. Her vital signs and physical exam were [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:23:53+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on INTRACTABLE HICCUPS: AN UNSUAL PRESENTATION OF NEUROSARCOIDOSIS

WERNICKE ENCEPHALOPATHY AFTER SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY FOR MORBID OBESITY

Case Presentation: Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) has been considered a disease of alcoholics, but it is also found in other scenarios in which severe nutritional deficiencies can result, such as in cancer patients with cachexia, and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:12:25+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on WERNICKE ENCEPHALOPATHY AFTER SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY FOR MORBID OBESITY