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Abstract Number: 837

LEIOMYOSARCOMA: A LESSON IN THE IMPORTANCE OF A THOROUGH MENORRHAGIA WORKUP

Case Presentation: A 52-year-old female with a history of uterine leiomyomas presents with abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding for six months, acutely worsened over the past two weeks. Two months prior to the current admission, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:37:26-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on LEIOMYOSARCOMA: A LESSON IN THE IMPORTANCE OF A THOROUGH MENORRHAGIA WORKUP

Abstract Number: 708

IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-INDUCED HYPOPHYSITIS PRESENTING IN ADRENAL CRISIS: A CASE REPORT AND DISCUSSION OF IMMUNOTHERAPY-RELATED ENDOCRINOPATHIES

Case Presentation: A 69 year-old male with widely metastatic melanoma presenting seven weeks into his treatment with ipilimumab and nivolumab with five days of progressive lightheadedness, headache, nausea, non-bloody emesis, and generalized malaise. The patient [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:41-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on IMMUNE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR-INDUCED HYPOPHYSITIS PRESENTING IN ADRENAL CRISIS: A CASE REPORT AND DISCUSSION OF IMMUNOTHERAPY-RELATED ENDOCRINOPATHIES

Abstract Number: 398

THE MORE THE MERRIER: DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY CARE MODEL

Background: Admitted Hematologic and Oncologic patients are often complex and have a unique set of challenges. Balancing outpatient care plans with inpatient medical and psychosocial issues can lead to long lengths of stay, patient dissatisfaction, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:25:25-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Transitions of Care|Comments Off on THE MORE THE MERRIER: DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTIDISCIPLINARY HEMATOLOGY-ONCOLOGY CARE MODEL

Abstract Number: 379

USING INPATIENT TELEHEALTH TO PROVIDE CONTINUITY OF CARE FOR THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT: THE REMOTE ONCOLOGY/PALLIATIVE CARE VIDEO ENCOUNTER PROGRAM

Background: When a patient with cancer or terminal illness is hospitalized, they may benefit from the input of their outpatient, primary oncologist or palliative care provider to inform key decisions. As most oncologists’ and ambulatory [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:24:59-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Technology in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on USING INPATIENT TELEHEALTH TO PROVIDE CONTINUITY OF CARE FOR THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT: THE REMOTE ONCOLOGY/PALLIATIVE CARE VIDEO ENCOUNTER PROGRAM

HM2018 Abstract Number: 255

Improving Oncology Handoffs with Standardized Elements

Background: Standardizing inter-shift handoff procedures enhances continuity of care and quality with an associated reduction in preventable medical errors. This is particularly relevant in the inpatient oncology population where patients have a relatively high morbidity/mortality [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:29-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Quality Improvement, Research, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improving Oncology Handoffs with Standardized Elements

HM2018 Abstract Number: 107

ACCURACY OF THE SURPRISE QUESTION ON AN INPATIENT MEDICAL ONCOLOGY SERVICE

Background: Prognostication of survival in advanced cancer patients has been challenging and contributes to poor illness understanding. Disagreements among providers about prognosis occur and is a less studied phenomenon. We asked the Surprise Question (SQ), [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:06:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on ACCURACY OF THE SURPRISE QUESTION ON AN INPATIENT MEDICAL ONCOLOGY SERVICE

HM2018 Abstract Number: 642

RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA

Case Presentation: A 95 year old woman with a remote history of treated breast cancer and endometrial cancer presented to the hospital with severe abdominal pain and somnolence. One month prior, the patient was living [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:59:52-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on RARE BUT OFTEN FATAL: HYPERACUTE LIVER FAILURE DUE TO METASTATIC CARCINOMA

HM2017 Abstract Number: 216

USEFULNESS OF THE SURPRISE QUESTION ON AN INPATIENT ONCOLOGY SERVICE

Background: Prognostication of survival in advanced cancer patients has been challenging and contributes to poor illness understanding.  Prognostic disagreement occurs even amongst providers and is a less studied phenomenon.  We introduced the Surprise Question (SQ), [...]

By | 2017-04-26T02:49:51-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on USEFULNESS OF THE SURPRISE QUESTION ON AN INPATIENT ONCOLOGY SERVICE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 494

A MOST RARE RENAL MASS

Case Presentation: An 18 year-old Hispanic female presented to a tertiary care center with six days of left-sided flank pain and gross hematuria. Upon further questioning, she additionally endorsed  two to three months of generalized [...]

By | 2017-04-25T23:17:33-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on A MOST RARE RENAL MASS