Submissions from 2022

Rapid Implementation of a Telemedicine Program in a Ryan White-Funded HIV Clinic During a Global Pandemic, Peter T. Ender, Rebecca H. Markson, Ambuj Suri, Katey Ruppert, Nichole Padron, Jill C. Stoltzfus, Victoria Berges, and Rajika Reed

Temperature, cardiovascular mortality, and the role of hypertension and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone axis in seasonal adversity: a narrative review, Harsh Goel, Kashyap Shah, Ashish Kumar, John T. Hippen, and Sunil K. Nadar

Chronic, Nonhealing Wound, Courtney Humphrey and Christina Julian

A novel movement system screen for primary care providers: a multisite, observational study, Christine Kettle, Lauren McKay, Anthony M. Cianciolo, Stephen M. Kareha, and Cara E. Ruggeri

Adult Eye Conditions: Diabetic Retinopathy and Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam

Adult Eye Conditions: Ophthalmic Emergencies, Robert C. Langan

Scrotal Masses, Robert C. Langan and Manuel E. Puente

Metformin is associated with favorable outcomes in patients with COVID-19 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, Zhiyuan Ma, Nishit Patel, Pranathi Vemparala, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Warfarin sensitivity is associated with increased hospital mortality in critically Ill patients, Zhiyuan Ma, Ping Wang, Milan Mahesh, Cyrus P. Elmi, Saeid Atashpanjeh, Bahar Khalighi, Gang Cheng, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Koroush Khalighi

Plant-predominant eating patterns - how effective are they for treating obesity and related cardiometabolic health outcomes? - a systematic review, Alan Remde, Stephen N. DeTurk, A Almardini, Lauren Steiner, and Thomas Wojda

Kounis Syndrome: An Allergic Acute Coronary Syndrome Due to a Bee Sting, Ei Ei Thwe, Palina Sudnik, Carmen Dobrovolschi, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Submissions from 2021

The Relationship of the Therapeutic Alliance to Patient Characteristics and Functional Outcome During an Episode of Physical Therapy Care for Patients With Low Back Pain: An Observational Study, Faris Alodaibi, Jason Beneciuk, Rett Holmes, Stephen Kareha, Deanna Hayes, and Julie Fritz

Patient- and Physical Therapist-Level Predictors of Patient-Reported Therapeutic Alliance: An Observational, Exploratory Study of Cohorts With Knee and Low Back Pain, Jason M. Beneciuk, Lindsey Brown-Taylor, Faris Alodaibi, Stephen Kareha, Rett Holmes, and Julie Fritz

Colon stenting in benign diverticular stricture - a case report and review of literature, Hany Eskarous, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Endeshaw Habtesilassie

The liver in COVID-19: prevalence, patterns, predictors, and impact on outcomes of liver test abnormalities, Harsh Goel, Farah Harmouch, Kawish Garg, Pooja Saraiya, Timothy Daly, Ashish Kumar, and John T. Hippen

Is it all in the heart? Myocardial injury as major predictor of mortality among hospitalized COVID-19 patients, Farah Harmouch, Kashyap Shah, John T. Hippen, Ashish Kumar, and Harsh Goel

Growing Mass in an Adolescent, Courtney Humphrey and Bronson Shetayh

Reliability and Concurrent Validity of Shoulder Tissue Irritability Classification, Stephen M. Kareha, Philip W. McClure, and Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez

Wernicke's encephalopathy mimicking multiple sclerosis in a young female patient post-bariatric gastric sleeve surgery, Divya Lal, Maureen C. Farrell, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Men's Health: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Robert C. Langan

Hepatitis A, Robert C. Langan and Andrew J. Goodbred

Men's Health: Scrotal and Testicular Conditions, Karl T. Rew, Robert C. Langan, Miriam Hadj-Moussa, and Joel J. Heidelbaugh

Temporal Trend, Prevalence, Predictors and Outcomes of Gastrointestinal Bleed in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in the United States (from the National Inpatient Sample), Kashyap Shah, Matthew Krinock, Farah Harmouch, Harshith Thyagaturu, Haresh Gandhi, Vivek Modi, Ayushi Pandya, John T. Hippen, and Michael Durkin

Temporal Trend, Prevalence, Predictors, and Outcomes of Pericardial Diseases in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Repair, Kashyap Shah, Matthew Krinock, Harshith Thyagaturu, Rezwan Munshi, Ayushi Pandya, Sarah Falta, John Hippen, and Michael Durkin

Submissions from 2020

Autoimmune Conditions: Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Dermatomyositis, Maria V. Ghetu

Pruritic Rash on the Hand of a Home Gardener, Courtney Humphrey, Elsa Montoya-Aguilar, and Matthew Dorcus

Autoimmune Conditions: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam

Autoimmune Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Robert C. Langan

Office Spirometry: Indications and Interpretation, Robert C. Langan and Andrew J. Goodbred

Autoimmune Conditions: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Martha McGarey Metzgar

Closing the Gap: A Resident-Led Quality Improvement Project to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening in Primary Care Community Clinics, Cara E. Ruggeri, Rajika E. Reed, Bonnie Coyle, Jill Stoltzfus, Gloria Fioravanti, and Renee Tehrani

Submissions from 2019

Where there is sodium there may be sepsis, Gerson De Freitas, Anuragh Gudur, Myriam Vela-Ortiz, Jacek Jodelka, David Livert, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Incidental descending thoracic aortic thrombus: the conundrum of medical versus surgical therapy, Kay Khine, Amit Toor, Koroush Khalighi, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Presenting as Quadriceps Strain, Matthew Kosar, Jesse Buggey, and Stephen Kareha

A Bump on the Gum, Nguyet-Cam Lam and Tue T. Te

Child with Swollen Eyes, Nguyet-Cam Lam, Tue T. Te, and Tam T. Te

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Robert C. Langan

Can We Prevent Perinatal Depression in the Primary Care Office?, Robert C. Langan

Nail Changes Following a Viral Infection, Martha McGarey Metzgar and Ken Zhongyu Zhang

An unusual infection in an immunocompetent male from a non-endemic area: Lessons from a vacation, Ritesh Neupane, Munish Sharma, Divakar Sharma, Rajeev Thachil, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Gerald Lowman

Critical Illness Associated Fatal Hypoglycemia in a Nondiabetic Male, Amit Toor, Anika Toor, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Triglyceride Levels Greater Than 10,000 mg/dL in a 49-Year-Old Female without Evidence of Pancreatitis, Anika Toor, Amit Toor, Koroush Khalighi, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Submissions from 2018

Abrupt Onset of a Tender Rash on the Upper and Lower Extremities, Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam and Emelia Perez

Determining the role of intravenous hydration on hospital readmissions for acute congestive heart failure, Munish Sharma, Ravi Kumar Patel, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Richard Snyder

Left lower quadrant pain: an unlikely diagnosis in a case of acute abdomen, Jennifer Williams, Shumona Ima, Charles Milrod, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Submissions from 2017

Lyme disease presenting with facial palsy and myocarditis mimicking myocardial infarction, Julieta Gilson, Koroush Khalighi, Farhad Elmi, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Amirsina Talebian, and Rubinder S. Toor

Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Recognition and Management, Robert C. Langan and Andrew J. Goodbred

Palpitations as a presenting feature of multisystem sarcoidosis, Richie Manikat, Julieta Gilson, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Koroush Khalighi

Necessity is the mother of invention: an innovative hospitalist-resident initiative for improving quality and reducing readmissions from skilled nursing facilities, Sunny Petigara, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and David Livert

Reducing Error in Anticoagulant Dosing Multidisciplinary Team Rounding at Point of Care, Munish Sharma, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Richard Snyder, and James Mauro

Submissions from 2016

The alarming reality of medication error: a patient case and review of Pennsylvania and National data, Brianna A. da Silva and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Joint Pain and Fatigue: It Could Be Anything, Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Primary Care Approach to Diagnosis and Management, Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam, Maria V. Ghetu, and Marzena L. Bieniek

Identification and Management of Peripartum Depression, Robert Langan and Andrew J. Goodbred

Thyroid storm presenting as psychosis: masked by diabetic ketoacidosis, Raafia Memon, WuQiang Fan, Richard Snyder, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Submissions from 2015

Modified Early Warning System improves patient safety and clinical outcomes in an academic community hospital, Chirag Mathukia, WuQiang Fan, Karen Vadyak, Christine Biege, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

The power of anecdotes on resident HVCCC curriculum, Paragkumar Patel, Wuqiang Fan, David Livert, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia-related diseases or chance association?, Nay T. Tun, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Richard Snyder

Submissions from 2014

Oscillating hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism - a case-based review, WuQiang Fan, Prabhat Tandon, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

An unusual cause of pancytopenia: Whipple's disease, Nay T. Tun, Shwetanshu Shukla, Jaykrishnan Krishnakurup, Binu Pappachen, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, and Hayman Salib

Adequate performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques during simulated cardiac arrest over and under protective equipment in football, Kevin N. Waninger, Andrew Goodbred, Keith Vanic, and John Hauth

Submissions from 2013

Recurrent syncope, orthostatic hypotension and volatile hypertension: think outside the box, Thein Aung, Wuqiang Fan, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Clinical Inquiry: should preparticipation physicals for school-aged athletes include routine EKGs?, Alan Remde and Nancy Calabretta

Submissions from 2012

Evaluation and management of scapular dysfunction, Philip McClure, Elliot Greenberg, and Stephen Kareha

Submissions from 2011

Update on vitamin B12 deficiency, Robert C. Langan and Kimberly J. Zawistoski

Submissions from 2010

Successful management of hemopericardium and cardiac tamponade secondary to occult malignancy and anticoagulation, David H. Hsi, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Gerald F. Ryan, Pifu Luo, and Timothy J. Woodlock

Teaching health centers and the primary care workforce crisis for the underserved, Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Caring for pregnant women and newborns with hepatitis B or C, Nguyet-Cam Vu Lam, Patricia B. Gotsch, and Robert C. Langan

Photo quiz. Infant with a morbilliform rash. MMRV vaccine adverse reaction, Robert C. Langan and Heather E. Moher

Submissions from 2009

Recognition and management of vitamin D deficiency, Paula Bordelon, Maria V. Ghetu, and Robert C. Langan

Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors: are they really safe? A case of delayed acute interstitial nephritis, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Richard Snyder, and Marina Bachurina

Eye on the elderly. Hypertension care: striking the proper balance, Robert C. Langan, Paula C. Bordelon, and Maria V. Ghetu

A clinical method for identifying scapular dyskinesis, part 1: reliability, Philip McClure, Angela R. Tate, Stephen Kareha, Dominic Irwin, and Erica Zlupko

Work hour regulations: do we need further changes now? A survey of internal medicine faculty and residents, Susan Sloan, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, David T. Lyon, Ghada Mitri, Iryna Chyshkevych, and David Livert

A clinical method for identifying scapular dyskinesis, part 2: validity, Angela R. Tate, Philip McClure, Stephen Kareha, Dominic Irwin, and Mary F. Barbe

Submissions from 2008

Effect of the Scapula Reposition Test on shoulder impingement symptoms and elevation strength in overhead athletes, Angela R. Tate, Philip W. McClure, Stephen Kareha, and Dominic Irwin

Submissions from 2007

When eye signs can be misleading, Vinod Chacko, Bruce Miles, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Pay-for-performance and accountability, Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Role of caregivers and geriatricians in dementia, Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Ulcerative colitis: diagnosis and treatment, Robert C. Langan, Patricia B. Gotsch, Michael A. Krafczyk, and David D. Skillinge

Natural therapies--when ignorance is not bliss!!, Nicholas Varvarelis, Hicham Khallafi, Binu Pappachen, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Submissions from 2006

Gait characteristics in nondisabled community-residing nonagenarians, Mahesh Krishnamurthy and Joe Verghese

Discharge procedures for healthy newborns, Robert C. Langan

Submissions from 2005

Alzheimer's disease and medical disease conditions: a prospective cohort study, Istvan Boksay, Ezster Boksay, Barry Reisberg, Carol Torossian, and Mahesh Krishnamurthy

Discussion suppers as a means for community engagement, Linda A. Faust, Lynn W. Blanchard, Dale A. Breyfogle, Jill K. Baroni, Rajika E. Reed, and Mark J. Young

Roux stasis syndrome: clinical improvement with Tegaserod, Priti Gujar, Alan Remde, and Joseph R. DeAntonio

Complications of anticoagulation with heparin, Mahesh Krishnamurthy and Michael L. Freedman

Submissions from 2004

Postmortem sperm retrieval: an ethical dilemma, Ravi V. Desai, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Harish Patel, and David N. Hoffman

Buformin-induced lactic acidosis--a symptom of modern healthcare malady, Mahesh Krishnamurthy, Julieanna Jad Sahouria, Ravi Desai, and Juanito Caguiat

Factor V Leiden mutation and pregnancy, Robert C. Langan