Issues Archives

Volume 1 Issue 1

Winter 2006
  • Whats Inside
  • Impact of Adult Trauma Center Certification on Pediatric Emergency Trauma:

  • After Hours Telephone Utilization in an Urban Population:

  • Analysis of the CDC-NHANES Database to Identify Predictors Of Obesity in a Multiple Linear and Logistic Regression Model:

  • Obesity Care: A Quality Improvement Initiative Involving Pediatrics, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine

  • Defining Specific Health Needs of an Urban Adolescent Population:

Volume 1 Issue 2

Spring 2006
  • Whats Inside
  • Case Report: Trichobezoar in a 25 year old Autistic Female:

  • 25-Year-Old Ecuador Man with Fever, Multiple Joints and Bone Pain:

  • Impact of Bedside Teaching Rounds on Patient Perception of Care:

  • Fatal Adenovirus Infection in an Immunocompetent Adult: A Case Report

Volume 2 Issue 1

Winter 2007
  • Whats Inside
  • Pyogenic Liver Abscess Secondary to Staphylococcus aureus Infection Without Primary Source of Infection:

  • Is EMS Over or Under-Utilized in the South Bronx: A Retrospective View

  • Dieulafoy’s Lesion of Esophagus Managed with Injection Therapy and Cauterization:

  • Quality Symposium: Saving Lives Through Rapid Response Team

  • Case Presentation: A patient with unilateral body weakness and pulmonary nodules:

Volume 2 Issue 2

Fall 2007
  • Whats Inside
  • Atypical Presentation of Legionnaire’s Disease: A Case Report and Review

  • Pulmonary Invasive Aspergillosis Presenting as Leucocytosis in a Patient on Immunosuppression after Renal Transplantation:

  • Patient Variables Associated with the Therapeutic Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Inpatient Psychiatry:

  • Can Venous Blood Gas Samples Replace Arterial Blood Gas Samples for Measurement of Base Excess in Severely Injured Trauma Patients?:

  • Calciphylaxis and Anorexia Nervosa: A Case Report and Review

Volume 3 Issue 1

Spring 2008
  • Whats Inside
  • Occult Hepatitis B in Patients with Isolated Hepatitis B Core Antibody in a community hospital in the Bronx NY:

  • Response to Hepatitis B Vaccine in HIV Positive Patients:

  • Vaginal Small Cell Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of Literature

  • Cholecysto-Colonic Fistula: A Case Report

  • Case Report: Infective Endocarditis… Is it in the differential diagnosis of intravenous drug users with abdominal pain?:

Volume 3 Issue 2

Fall 2008
  • Whats Inside
  • Abstract: The Prevalence of Adult Inner City Bronx Patients Treated for Acute Asthma Exacerbation That Have a Pulmonary Function Test:

  • Risk Factors for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Our Patient Population: A Retrospective Pilot Study

  • Diagnosing Acute Hepatitis C:

  • Patient Satisfaction of an Inner City, Level One Trauma Center’s (St. Barnabas Hospital) Emergency Department Waiting Room & its Proposed Impact on Patient Care, Hospital Economics and Community Sentiment:

Volume 4 Issue1

Winter 2009
  • Whats Inside
  • Not all Coagulase negative staphylococcus are created equal: Case report and screening protocol for Staphylococcus Lugdunensis

  • Multiple Cavitary Pulmonary Nodules-Resolution Without Identification: A Case Report and Review

  • Intractable hiccups as an unusual presentation of diabetes mellitus: A Case Report

  • Emergency Department Antimicrobial Treatment of Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections in Regions with Resistance:

Volume 4 Issue 2

Fall 2009
  • Whats Inside
  • Thrombocytosis: Not Always a Benign Finding:

  • Review of HIV Admissions to an Urban Hospital: Reasons for Admission, Co-morbidities, and Status of HIV Care

  • Takayasu Arteritis:

  • Atraumatic Bilateral Tendon Rupture in a Young Male with Lupus:

  • Sagittal Sinus Thrombosis in a Young Migraineur:

Volume 5 Issue 1

Spring 2010
  • Whats Inside
  • “Spongy Myocardium”: Left ventricular non compaction: A case report and a brief overview

  • An Old Disease Revisited: Significance of Elevated Troponins in a case of Acute Rheumatic Fever

  • Prolonged Hypoglycemia Associated with Use of Long Acting Basal Insulin Analogues in Geriatric Diabetic Patients:

  • Case Report on Socio-Economic Aspects of Obesity:

Volume 5 Issue 2

Fall 2010
  • Whats Inside
  • A fatal case of subdural hematoma: A fatal case of subdural hematoma

  • Parental Perceptions of Fever in Children: A Qualitative Approach

  • Severe Anemia in the Older Jehovah’s Witness: An Experience with Two Contrasting Cases

  • Condyloma acuminatum: An Opportunistic Infection Found in the Oral Cavity

Volume 6 Issue 1

Winter 2012
  • Whats Inside
  • Sarcoidosis presenting with nephrotic syndrome:

  • Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) Myocardial Perfusion Imaging without Attenuation Correction:: An Experience in a Community Hospital

Volume 6 Issue 2

Summer 2012
  • Whats Inside
  • A Case of Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcal Group C Bacteremia, Necrotizing Pelvic Infections and Multiple Septic Emboli Mimicking Endocarditis:

  • Double dose Hepatitis B vaccination in HIV positive patients:

  • My Golden Hour in the ER:

  • Poor Treatment Outcomes Following Admission for Advanced Lower Extremity Osteomyelitis in an Urban Setting:

  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis as first and isolated manifestation of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome:

Volume 7 Issue 1

Winter 2013
  • Whats Inside
  • Are Prescribing Patterns for Treatments of Pain Different by Physician Assistants with and without DEA Registration?:

  • Vertical Transmission of HIV-1 in a Patient with a Rapid Decrease in HIV-1 Viral Load:

  • Saddle Embolus:

Volume 7 Issue 2

Fall 2013
  • Whats Inside
  • Positive Urine Cultures: What is Their Significance?:

  • Case Report of Upper Respiratory Infection caused by Bordetella Bronchiseptica:

  • Emergency Resuscitative Thoracotomy: Factors of Survival at St. Barnabas Hospital

  • A Paradox: Unintentional Metformin Lactic Acidosis in an End-Stage Renal Disease Patient:

  • Comparison of Saliva Buffering Capacity in Stevia, Xylitol and Paraffin Wax in 5-17 Year Old Children:

Volume 8 Issue 1

Winter 2014
  • Whats Inside
  • Inactive Tuberculosis:

  • Chest Discomfort in Sore Throat Patients: A Serious Under-Reported Entity: Non-rheumatic perimyocarditis associated with group A streptococcal infection

  • Wunderlich Syndrome: A Case Report and Literature Review

  • A Self Destructing Reaction to a Self Destructive Habit: Levamisole tainted cocaine causing autoimmune vasculitis

Volume 8 Issue 2

Summer 2014
  • Whats Inside
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting with Peritoneal Metastasis:

  • Understanding Non-Adherence of Inhaled Corticosteroid Use in Asthmatics:

  • Patient Satisfaction of Esthetics with Resin Infiltration:

  • Retrospective Review of Gunshot Injuries to the Footer & Ankle: A New Classification and Treatment Protocol

  • A Community Survey About Influenza Vaccination in a Central Bronx Institution:

Volume 8 Issue 3

Winter 2014
  • Whats Inside
  • HIV-2 in a Family from Mexico:

  • Recurrent Broken Heart Syndrome: Case Report and Review

  • Chest Trauma Retrospective Review: Is a Chest Tube Really Necessary?

Volume 9 Issue 1

Summer 2015
  • Whats Inside
  • Multiple Myeloma:

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: A case report and literature review

  • Incarcerated solitary cecal diverticulum: A case report of the primary documented occurrence and literature review

  • Does Spatial Access to Mammography Have an Effect on Early Stage of Breast Cancer Diagnosis?: A county-level Analysis for New York State

Volume 10 Issue 1

Spring 2016
  • Whats Inside
  • Spectrum of Group A Streptococcus Soft Tissue Infection in a Community Hospital:

  • Disseminated Tuberculosis During anti-TNF Treatment in a Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient:

  • Is Myocardial Bridge an Incidental Finding?:

  • Improving Rapid Streptococcus Testing In The Pediatric Emergency Department:

  • Operation Wipe Out: Clostridium Difficile:

Volume 11 Issue 1

Spring 2017
  • Whats Inside
  • ED and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Collaborative Approach to Improving EKG and Door to Balloon Times for STEMI Patients:

  • An educational intervention to reduce inappropriate TTE (transthoracic echocardiogram) ordering in a community based hospital:

  • Comparison of Respiratory Status at 3 Hours vs. 4 Hours After Bronchodilator Therapy in Hospitalized Pediatric Asthmatics:

  • Rapidly Expanding Bulla on Positive Pressure Ventilation:

  • When to Screen for Latent Tuberculosis in Patients with Solid Tumors Undergoing Chemotherapy?: