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Abstract Number: 890

NEUROSARCOIDOSIS: THE LESS THAN 1%

Case Presentation: 39 year-old African-American male presented with dizziness, worse with movement and short-term memory loss, remaining oriented, without visual changes, and no focal deficits. He complained of chronic sinusitis for the past year. CT [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:58+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on NEUROSARCOIDOSIS: THE LESS THAN 1%

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

Abstract Number: 155

HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS

Background: Anemia in patients with heart failure (HF) is common. Data reported shows a variable prevalence ranging from 10-40%. Additionally, it has also been demonstrated that it is associated with poor outcomes. Multiple risk factors [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:25+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on HOW DOES RACE AND GENDER AFFECT THE RISK OF ANEMIA IN A COHORT OF PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC HEART FAILURE (HF) PATIENTS IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SOUTH TEXAS