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Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives (JCHIMP)

Publishing Bi-monthly by the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, the Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives is an open access, peer reviewed medical journal devoted to disseminating information relevant to the community hospitals. JCHIMP aims to provide up-to-date information in the field of Internal Medicine to community hospital medical professionals and a platform for clinical faculty, residents, and medical students to publish research relevant to community hospital programs.

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Volume 12, Issue 6 (2022)

Editorial

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No One Dies Alone: Addressing a Gap in Medical Education
Leonard Kuan-Pei Wang, Jenna Dale Reisler, and Meghan Mukthi Mallya

Perspective

Brief Report

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Evaluating Internal Medicine Residents’ Awareness on Cancer Survivorship Care Plan: A Pilot Survey
Ivy Riano, Hugo Pomares-Millan, Klaorat Prasongdee, Lauren Kiel, Robin Park, and Narjust Florez

Case Reports

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POEMS syndrome - a diagnostic dilemma with challenging presentation
Mosunmoluwa Oyenuga, Mohamed M. G. Mohamed, Rushin Patel, Sara Sartaj, Sandeep Sen, Alexandre Lacasse, and Vikas Kumar

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Mirizzi Syndrome: An Unusual Complication of Cholelithiasis
Shruti Jesani, Ana Lucia Romero, Subutay Berke Bozkurt, Abdel Azez Abu Samak, Jesus Romero, Jonathan Sookdeo, and Arun Naik

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Concurrent Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia and Mutant Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis
Xiaoxiao Qian, Hooman Bakhshi, Rakesh Biswas, Raghav Gattani, and Jamie L Kennedy

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Recurrent Episodes of Transient Global Amnesia: A Rare Clinical Entity
Shiavax J Rao, Claire Allen, David P Blackwood, and Christopher J Haas

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Brugada syndrome: when strict treatment of febrile episodes really matters
Rebecca DeBoer, Brinda Muthuswamy, and Rittu Hingorani

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LMNA gene mutation presenting with ventricular tachycardia in the absence of dilated cardiomyopathy
Binod Poudel, Shreeja Shah, Shristi Khanal, Muhammad Arslan Asghar Cheema, and Bikash Basyal

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Pseudo hyperaldosteronism secondary to herbal medicine use
Omair Khan, Muhammad Hashim, Tiffany Lu, Sheharyar Raashid, Syed Mohammad Mazhar Uddin, Joshua Shapiro, Armando Seitillari, Avleen Kaur, and Saipriya Vasudevan

Review Articles

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A Review of Left Ventricular Noncompaction cardiomyopathy (LVNC)
Hasan Mirza, Gaurav Mohan, Wahab Khan, Alaa Alkhatib, Ikwinder Kaur, Muhammad Asif, Ajay Shah, and Mohsin S Mughal

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Digital Rectal Exam in the Acute Hospital Setting: Bridging Patient Experience and the Physician Perspective
Anthony Nguyen, Abdul Ahad Ehsan Sheikh, Moon Ryu, Muhammad Ali Butt, Samir Ahmed Mirza, Rahul Shekhar, and Abu Baker Sheikh

Research Articles

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Getting Ahead: A Resident Led Quality Improvement Project to Increase Diabetic Nephropathy Screening in an Underserved Hispanic-Predominant Population
Stephanie Luu, Jose Rivera, Daniel Aragon, Victor Zamora, Irma Huayanay, Reham Majzoub, Andreina Baird, Cristina Escobar, Eric Sanchez, Juan Carlos Lopez-Alvarenga, Daniela Hernandez, and Chelsea Chang

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Evaluation of Glycemic Control and Predictors of Severe Illness and Death in Patients With Diabetes Hospitalized With COVID-19
Jovan Milosavljevic, Navya Reddy Perkit, Sakshi Jhawar, Melbin Thomas, Justin Ling, Samuel Amankwah, and Asha Mary Thomas

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Is increased BMI a risk factor for developing severe Clostridioides Difficile Infection? A retrospective study
Tulika Chatterjee, Saurabh Bansal, Asif Abuzar, Habiba Hussain, and Latika Gupta

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Rlip Protein: A Potential Target for COVID-19
Jonathan Kopel, Sharda P Singh, Ashly Hindle, Miguel Quirch, Chhanda Bose, and Sanjay Awasthi