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Original Article

OPEN: Trends in ICD-10-CM–Coded Administrative Datasets for Injury Surveillance and Research

Julia F. Costich, JD, PhD, Dana B. Quesinberry, JD, DrPH, Lara K. Daniels, MPH, Ashley Bush, DrPH

Original Article

Readmission Risk after COVID-19 Hospitalization: A Moderation Analysis by Vital Signs

Arkadiy Finn, MD, Joshua R. Tanzer, PhD, Atin Jindal, MD, Vijairam Selvaraj, MD, Bradley Collins, MD, Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD

Original Article

CME Article: A Glasgow-Blatchford Bleeding Score of >2 Is a Poor Predictor of Endoscopic Intervention in Nonvariceal Upper GI Bleeding

Kanchana Myneedu, MD, Mahesh Gajendran, MD, Alberto Contreras, MD, Alejandro Robles, MD, Antonio Mendoza Ladd, MD


The Need for a Digital Vital Sign

Anita Ramsetty, MD, CCMS

Letter to the Editor

Guidelines Could Reduce Opioid Prescribing for Uncomplicated Distal Radius Fractures

Sara S. Soliman, BS, Terrence Curran, MD, Zoltan H. Nemeth MD, PhD

Original Article

Participation in a Longitudinal Seminar Series Increases Medical Student Engagement with the COVID-19 Pandemic

Katherine M. Naeger, MD, Kaelyn C. Cummins, MD, Prathit A. Kulkarni, MD

Original Article

Examination of a Stillbirth Workup: A Rural Statewide Experience

Dayna D. Whitcombe, MD, Everett F. Magann, MD, Emily C. Fahr, BS, Abigail Ramseyer, DO, Songthip Ounpraseuth, PhD, Wendy N. Nembhard, PhD

Original Article

CME Article: Comparison of Sense of Humor and Burnout in Surgeons and Internal Medicine Physicians

Maya Paran, MD, Arie Sover, PhD, Mickey Dudkiewicz, MD, Ohad Hochman, MD, Galina Goltsman, MD, Yaakov Chen, MD, Karina Zilber, MD, Offer Merin, MD, David Aranovich, MD, Boris Kessel, MD

Review Article

Gallbladder Dyskinesia

Michael E. Presti, MD, Jill E. Elwing, MD, Gregory S. Sayuk, MD, MPH


Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 101

Raymond Pary, MD, Steven Lippmann, MD

Original Article

Association of an Early Interest in Orthopedic Surgery with Match Rate into Orthopedic Surgery

Andrew Sephien, MD, Ambuj Kumar, MD, Kira Zwygart, MD, Antoneyous R. Mellek, MA, Jeffrey Orr, MD, Charles Nofsinger, MD, Danielle Gulick, PhD


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This page highlights oral and poster abstracts presented during SMA events including the Annual Scientific Assembly, Southern Region Burn, and more!

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