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Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment

Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment

ARTICLE: Misanalysis of Urinalysis: A Teachable Moment AUTHORS: Kathryn B. Holroyd, Alexander Rittenberg and Amit Pahwa JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar 7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0067. [Epub ahead of print] A 64-year-old woman with a history of Bertolotti syndrome causing chronic low back pain presented to the emergency department because she was experiencing medication withdrawal symptoms. She had recently stopped her home(...)

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Mason F. Lord Lecture

Mason F. Lord Lecture

The Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and the Bayview Department of Medicine will co-host the 2016 Mason F. Lord Lecture on Tuesday, March 29 from noon-1 p.m. in the Johns Hopkins Asthma & Allergy Center, Grossi Auditorium. Guest Speaker: Terri R. Fried, MD, Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine RSVP: jsnell5@jhmi.edu

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One Minute Guide to: Clostridium Difficile Testing

One Minute Guide to: Clostridium Difficile Testing

Q: Should I send stool for C. difficile testing for all my inpatients with diarrhea? Should I retest within 7 days if the first test is negative, and should I send a test for cure? The Bottom Line: NO! Don’t test your patient for C. diff if they had < 3 unformed stools in the past day. Don’t(...)

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Thank you for Another Successful Research Retreat

Thank you for Another Successful Research Retreat

Thank you to all who participated in this year's Research Retreat. It was another successful year showcasing the science and discovery sought after by our talented faculty and staff. Congratulations to this year's award winners! David M. Levine Excellence in Mentoring Awards: Daniel Ford, MD, MPH Nadia Hansel, MD, MPH Edgar (Pete) Miller, MD, MPH L.(...)

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Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

Congrats to the Graduates of the Emerging Women’s Leadership Program

The Department of Medicine had six graduates of the 2015 cohort of the Emerging Women's Leadership program sponsored by the Office of Women in Science and Medicine and the SOM Office of Faculty Development. This 11-month program aims to provide leadership development for highly skilled women faculty and has resulted in new research collaborations amongst participants as(...)

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Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

Dean’s Research Integrity Lecture

Topic:  Research Integrity: The Importance of Data Acquisition and Management Speaker:  Dr. Sarah Wheelan Date:  Wednesday, March 16, 2016 Time:  3:30-5 p.m. Location:  Chevy Chase Auditorium – Zayed 2119A (Simulcast to the Pulmonary Conference Room, Bayview) Contact the Office of Policy Coordination, Division of Research Integrity for more information. Phone: 410-516-5560 Email: integrity@jhmi.edu

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Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App

Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App

ARTICLE: Validation of the Instant Blood Pressure Smartphone App AUTHORS: Timothy B. Plante, Bruno Urrea, Zane T. MacFarlane, Roger S. Blumenthal, Edgar R. Miller III, Lawrence J. Appel and Seth S. Martin JOURNAL: JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Mar 2. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2016.0157. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract Mobile health (mHealth) technologies include unregulated consumer smartphone apps.1 The Instant Blood Pressure app (IBP; AuraLife) estimates blood pressure (BP) using a technique in which(...)

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Gupta Reviews TB Prevention in Patients with HIV

Gupta Reviews TB Prevention in Patients with HIV

Amita Gupta, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and international health and deputy director of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, discusses research related to the prevention of tuberculosis in patients with HIV. According to Gupta, “HIV is your number one risk factor for developing active(...)

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