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Title: J-2-Vol-127-Issue-2-Feb-2014
Abstract: EDITORIALS 101 My Recent Reading List of Nonmedical Books Joseph S. Alpert 103 Should We Universally Adopt a Restrictive Approach to Blood Transfusion? It’s All About the Number Jeffrey L. Carson and Paul C. Hebert REVIEWS 105 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications of Type 2 Myocardial Infarction: Review and Commentary Joseph S. Alpert, Kristian A. Thygesen, Harvey D. White, and Allan S. Jaffe This thorough review explains the difference between type 1 and type 2 myocardial infarction and offers criteria for physician decision making. 109 Online Sources of Herbal Product Information Christopher Owens, Ralph Baergen, and Derek Puckett The quality and thoroughness of Internet-based information on herbal products varies greatly. Nonretail web sites often have more complete information. DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA 116 A Handy Clue: Palmar Fasciitis and Polyarthritis Syndrome Kyle Mahoney, Danelle Cayea, Qing Kay Li, and Allan C. Gelber ECG IMAGE OF THE MONTH 119 Her Heart Was in the Right Place: Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Bennet George and Nael Aboul-Hosn IMAGES IN RADIOLOGY 122 All in His Head: An Unexpected Space-occupying Lesion Ami Schattner and Meital Adi CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDIES 124 Impact of More Restrictive Blood Transfusion Strategies on Clinical Outcomes: A Metaanalysis and Systematic Review Shelley R. Salpeter, Jacob S. Buckley, and Saurav Chatterjee Pooled, randomized trial data show that blood transfusions increase in-hospital mortality, total mortality, rebleeding, acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary edema, and bacterial infections. A10 132 Digoxin and 30-day All-cause Hospital Admission in Older Patients with Chronic Diastolic Heart Failure Taimoor Hashim, Shereen Elbaz, Kanan Patel, Charity J. Morgan, Gregg C. Fonarow, Jerome L. Fleg, Gerald McGwin, Gary R. Cutter, Richard M. Allman, Sumanth D. Prabhu, Michael R. Zile, Robert C. Bourge, and Ali Ahmed Findings from this current study suggest that digoxin may increase the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among patients with diastolic heart failure. 140 Clinical Features of Precocious Acute Coronary Syndrome Laura Davidson, Jane Wilcox, David Kim, Stewart Benton, Joseph Fredi, and Douglas Vaughan Acute coronary syndrome in young patients is characterized by a high rate of traditional risk factors, particularly hyperlipidemia and smoking. 145 Can Group Medical Clinics Improve Lipid Management in Diabetes? Matthew J. Crowley, Stephanie D. Melnyk, Jared L. Ostroff, Sonja K. Fredrickson, Amy S. Jeffreys, Cynthia J. Coffman, and David Edelman Among patients with uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension, a group medical clinic intervention reduced total and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol versus usual care. 152 Identification of Cardiometabolic Risk: Visceral Adiposity Index Versus Triglyceride/HDL Cholesterol Ratio Martin R. Salazar, Horacio A. Carbajal, Walter G. Espeche, Marcelo Aizpurúa, Pablo M. Maciel, and Gerald M. Reaven The visceral adiposity index doesn’t identify individuals with an adverse cardiometabolic profile any better than the triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio. AJM ONLINE Please note that articles with an “e” page designation are available only in the online version of the Journal at CLINICAL RESEARCH STUDY 158.e1 The Impact of Age on the Epidemiology of Atrial Fibrillation Hospitalizations Sahar Naderi, Yun Wang, Amy L. Miller, Fátima Rodriguez, Mina K. Chung, Martha J. Radford, and JoAnne M. Foody Younger patients account for a substantial minority of atrial fibrillation hospitalizations. Younger patients are generally healthier and have a different distribution of risk factors. CLINICAL COMMUNICATIONS TO THE EDITOR e1 A ‘Posterior Circulation Stroke’ that Benefits from Vitamins Theodoros Karapanayiotides, Athanasia Anastasiou, Nikolaos Barmpas, Nikolaos Grigoriadis, and Dimitrios Karacostas e3 Exogenous Lipoid Pneumonia (Fire-eater’s Lung) Amir Y. Shaikh and Paulo J. Oliveira e5 Refractory Peptic Ulcer Disease: Listen for the Cause Prangthip Charoenpong, Nilubon Methachittiphan, Thoetchai Peeraphatdit, and Niyada Naksuk LETTERS e7 Ongoing Discussion About the US Clinical Lyme Trials Brian A. Fallon, Eva Petkova, John G. Keilp, and Carolyn B. Britton e9 Potential Benefits of Retreatment Highlight the Need for Additional Lyme Disease Research Allison K. DeLong, Barbara Blossom, Elizabeth Maloney, and Steven E. Phillips e11 The Reply Mark S. Klempner, Phillip J. Baker, Eugene D. Shapiro, Adriana Marques, Raymond J. Dattwyler, John J. Halperin, and Gary P. Wormser e13 Does Hypomagnesemia Predict Faster Progression of Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease? Yusuke Sakaguchi, Yoshiharu Tsubakihara, Hiromi Rakugi, and Yoshitaka Isaka e15 The Reply Steven Van Laecke, Evi V. Nagler, and Raymond Vanholder A12 e17 Electrocardiographic STEMI: A Common but Nonspecific Finding in the ICU Laszlo Littmann BRIEF OBSERVATION 159 Interpreting Laboratory Results in Transgender Patients on Hormone Therapy Tiffany K. Roberts, Colleen S. Kraft, Deborah French, Wuyang Ji, Alan H. B. Wu, Vin Tangpricha, and Corinne R. Fantz AAIM PERSPECTIVES 163 Examining the Relationship Between Internal Medicine Resident Moonlighting and IM-ITE Performance Curtis Mirkes, John D. Myers, Juhee Song, Christian Cable, Tresa M. McNeal, and Colleen Y. Colbert CLASSIFIED ADS 168 Positions available A13
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