3,131 results match your criteria Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association [Journal]


MSMA. PHYSICIAN Leadership ACADEMY.

Authors:
Angela Shannon

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):246

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July 2016
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MSMA. PHYSICIAN Leadership ACADEMY.

Authors:
Gerald McKinney

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):245

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July 2016
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Journal Wins National Award for Excellence.

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Lucius M Lampton

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):204-5

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July 2016
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MSMA PRESIDENT'S PAGE. The Fight Continues.

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J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):242

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July 2016
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Editor's Response

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J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):242

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July 2016
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EHRs Attributed to Physician Burnout.

Authors:
John Hey

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):242

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July 2016
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More on Immunizations.

Authors:
Ed Dvorak

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):242

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July 2016
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Match Day and Commencement Summon Moments of Inspiration.

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J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):231-3

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July 2016
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Emotion Incites Rights Fight: When Your Personal Liberty Infects Mine.

Authors:
Sarah Mann

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):216-8

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July 2016
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When the Treatment Becomes the Problem.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):213-5

A 47-year-old white male with a 5-year history of type 2 diabetes mellitus presented to clinic with uncontrolled hyperglycemia, weight loss, and body aches that impeded his ability to work and sleep. He had initially controlled his diabetes successfully with weight loss and exercise. However, in the previous 6 months he had noticed unintentional weight loss. Read More

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July 2016
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Top 10 Facts You Should Know about Absence Epilepsy.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):210-2

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July 2016
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Bedside Renal Ultrasound for the primary care physician.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 07;57(7):206-9

Basic concepts of bedside ultrasound have been discussed in two previous articles. The focus of this article is the evaluation of the renal system with bedside ultrasound. Read More

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July 2016
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Physicians Should Support Universal Healthcare.

Authors:
David L Smith

J Miss State Med Assoc 2017 01;58(1):21

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January 2017

Primordial and Primary Prevention: Addressing Non-communicable Diseases in Mississippi.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2017 Jan;58(1):17-18

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January 2017

MSMA Supports Immunizations with GiveMeAShot.org.

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Lee Voulters

J Miss State Med Assoc 2017 Jan;58(1):16

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January 2017

Emergency Physician-Performed Bedside Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Acute Appendicitis in a Pediatric Population.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2017 Jan;58(1):10-14

Background/Objective Many pediatric emergency departments in the United States have adopted a staged ultrasound and CT pathway for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. However, most algorithms only include radiology-performed ultrasound (RUS) and not emergency physician- performed bedside ultrasound (BUS). Our objective was to determine if emergency physician-performed BUS provides sufficient diagnostic accuracy for acute appendicitis in a pediatric population, thereby limiting additional cost and/or delays in disposition. Read More

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January 2017
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Top 10 Facts You Need to Know about Carotid Artery Disease.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2017 Jan;58(1):8-9

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January 2017

Working for Cures in the 21st Century.

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Lee Voulters

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Dec;57(12):388

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December 2016

Mississippi Perspective: Dermatologic Manifestations of Arsenic Poisoning.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Dec;57(12):382-385

A Mississippi perspective on arsenic poisoning is largely related to thousands of asthma patients cared for by one physician, Elmer D. Gay, MD, in the 1950s. The general medical uses of arsenic and its specific use in intractable asthma are reviewed along with the dermatologic manifestations of arsenic poisoning. Read More

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December 2016

Child Abuse & Neglect in Mississippi: Beginning the Conversation.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Nov;57(11):363-366

The Mississippi State Medical Association House of Delegates passed Resolution 18 in 2016 to bring attention to child abuse and neglect in Mississippi. This descriptive article is the first of a number of articles that will be included in the Journal MSMA to educate further the medical community on a problem that impacts individuals throughout their life. Research has shown that our medical professionals, just like many other disciplines that encounter child abuse, are unprepared to identify and respond to the issue of child abuse. Read More

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November 2016
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Ten Things You Want to Know about Vaccines for Adults.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Nov;57(11):358-361

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November 2016

"I'm coughing up blood".

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Nov;57(11):354-356

An 18-year-old female presents with acute hemoptysis and rapidly deteriorates into fulminant pulmonary and renal failure. She is ultimately diagnosed with microscopic polyangiitis with pauci- immune glomerulonephritis. This case report will delineate her presentation, work-up, broad differential diagnosis, and outcome. Read More

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November 2016

Tetemedicine in Mississippi: Can It Improve Our Last Place in Health?.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Nov;57(11):342-348

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November 2016
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Bariatric Surgery -A Viable Option and the Best Hope for Many Mississippians?

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Oct;58(10):329-331

[Research shows that diets are ineffective in the treatment of obesity because neuro-hormonal systems to preserve excess weight are stronger than the will to keep it off No magic pill has worked or is on the horizon. Newel; minimally invasive bariatricsurgery procedures do work but may be underutilized. In this Commentaiy, the authors who are affiliated with the UMMC Mississippi Centerfor Obesity Research and one of whom trained at the London School of Economics (ELW), speak to this issue. Read More

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October 2016

Neighbor State Sees Swell in Preventable Mumps Cases: Legislature Holds the Key.

Authors:
Lee Voulters

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Oct;58(10):328

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October 2016

Top 10 Facts You Should Know About Immunizations and Vaccine Exemptions in Mississippi.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Oct;58(10):322-323

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October 2016

Teen Pregnancy in Mississippi: A History and Analysis of Recent Legislative and Governmental Attempts to Address Different Aspects of this Issue in Mississippi.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Oct;58(10):318-321

Background Mississippi has one of the highest teen pregnancy and birth rates in the nation. From 1991 to 2014 the birthrate to Mississippi teens decreased by 55 percent, which ranks number 35 in the rate of decline (versus 61% nationally). However, in 2014 Mississippi's teen birth rate still kept it at number 48 out of 50 states. Read More

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October 2016

Overweight and Obesity Prevalence and Trends Among Mississippi Public School Students: A Decade of Data Between 2005 and 2015.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Oct;58(10):310-317

This study estimated. the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Mississippi public school students in grades K-12 and examined changes between 2005 and 2015. In 2015, the prevalence of overweight, obesity, and both combined remained higher than national averages, yet the rates have neither increased nor decreased significantly since 2005 (p = 0. Read More

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October 2016
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The Spice of Life...and Death: A Case Presentation and Review of Synthetic Marijuana Use in Mississippi.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Sep;57(9):289-291

Like cocaine and heroin before, SCs represent a major health risk to individuals. The ever-changing formulations ofSCs make them potentially more toxic, as manufactures attempt to skirt current drug laws. Catastrophic neurologic, cardiovascular and renal disease may result from SCs and other impurities packaged with these "herbal products". Read More

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September 2016

Assessment of Secondary Causes of Osteoporosis and Racial Differences in Men with Normal vs. Abnormal Bone Mineral Density in a Cohort of Men Undergoing Bone Mass Measurement.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Sep;57(9):285-288

Osteoporosis is a condition generally associated with olderwomen, but it is rapidly becoming a growing problem for males as well. Screening and treating men early is the only way to address this problem. The known demographic factors of osteoporosis in males such as age, race and BMI as well as secondary causes oflow bone mineral density (BMD) i. Read More

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September 2016

Top Ten Facts You Should Know about "Alpha-gal, the Newly Described Delayed Red Meat Allergy.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Sep;57(9):279-281

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September 2016

MSMA PHYSICIAN Leadership ACADEMY- Chasity Torrence.

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J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):202

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June 2016
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Kudos for the Center of Telemedicine.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):192-3

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June 2016
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Who is Right?

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Daniel P Edney

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):190

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June 2016
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Electronic Cigarettes in Mississippi: Issues Facing Healthcare Providers and Policy Makers.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):181-9

Background: Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are currently unregulated nicotine delivery products, and use is increasing among youth and young adults in the U.S. Little is known about use in Mississippi. Read More

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June 2016
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Top 10 Facts You Should Know about Mosquito Control and Zika Virus.

Authors:
Jerome Goddard

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):178-80

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June 2016
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Parasitic Infection of the Gallbladder: Cystoisospora belli Infection as a Cause of Chronic Abdominal Pain and Acalculous Cholecystitis.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):174-6

Herein we describe two cases of Cystoisospora belli infection of the gallbladder in patients with chronic abdominal pain and review the published literature to date. C. belli is an intracellular protozoan parasite that typically infects the small bowel of immunocompromised hosts. Read More

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June 2016
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The Coming Storm of Zika.

Authors:
Lucius M Lampton

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Jun;57(6):172

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June 2016
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"Queen of GME" Reduces Hours but not Commitment.

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Gary Pettus

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Aug;57(8):269-271

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Patient Health Information Breaches: What Now?.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Aug;57(8):267-268

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Unusual Manifestations of NSAID Overdoses.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Aug;57(8):261-263

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Top 10 Facts You Need to Know about Melanoma.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Aug;57(8):258-260

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Mississippi Telemedicine: Interviews with the Innovators.

J Miss State Med Assoc 2016 Aug;57(8):251-255

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