January 2020 - Southern Medical Journal Issue 01

The Southern Medical Journal is the official, peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Medical Association. It has a multidisciplinary and inter-professional focus that covers a broad range of topics relevant to physicians and other healthcare specialists, including medicine; surgery; women’s and children’s health; mental health; emergency and disaster medicine; public health and environmental medicine; bioethics and medical education; and quality health care, patient safety, and best practices.

Southern Medical Journal Vol. 112 • No. 01 • January 2020

Public Health & Environmental Medicine
Poverty and Health in Tennessee
Kate Beatty, PhD, MPH, Olivia Egen, MPH, John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, Randy Wykoff, MD, MPH&TM

Medicine & Medical Specialties
Procedural Anxiety, Pain Catastrophizing, and Procedure-Related Pain during EGD and Colonoscopy

Marco Lauriola, PhD, Manuela Tomai, PhD, Rossella Palma, MD, Gaia La Spina, MA, Anastasia Foglia, MA, Cristina Panetta, MD, Marilena Raniolo, MD, Stefano Pontone, MD, PhD

Single-Institution Experience of Synovial Sarcoma
Amy Farkas, MD, Seth T. Lirette, PhD, Youssef Al Hmada, MD, Anderson B. Collier, MD, Jennifer Barr, MD, Srinivasan Vijayakumar, MD, Vani Vijayakumar, MD

Single-Institution Experience of Synovial Sarcoma
Amy Farkas, MD, Seth T. Lirette, PhD, Youssef Al Hmada, MD, Anderson B. Collier, MD, Jennifer Barr, MD, Srinivasan Vijayakumar, MD, Vani Vijayakumar, MD

Chest Radiography Should Be Requested Only on Admission Based on Clinical Grounds
Zvi Shimoni, MD, Michal Rosenberg, MD, Leeor Amit, MD, Paul Froom, MD

Women's & Children's Health
Characteristics of Pediatric Patients With Retained Bullet Fragments and Need for Follow-Up Blood Lead Monitoring

Todd Fleenor, MD, Joshua Haupt, MD, Kathleen Richard, MD, Michele Nichols, MD, Nipam Shah, MBBS, MPH

Uterine Corpus Malignancies in Appalachia Kentucky: Incidence, Survival, and Related Health Disparities
Marian Symmes Johnson, MD, Thomas C. Tucker, PhD, Quan Chen, PhD, Bin Huang, PhD, Christopher P. DeSimone, MD, Rachel W. Miller, MD, Lauren A. Baldwin, MD, Tricia I. Fredericks, MD, Brian T. Burgess, MD, Frederick R. Ueland, MD

CME Article: Epidemiology, Clinical Presentation, and Seasonal Variation in the Diagnosis of Children with Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Oklahoma
Kinjal Suryawala, MD, Sirish Palle, MD, Muhammad A. Altaf, MD

Bioethics & Medical Education
Statewide Regional Campus Development: Academic Medicine’s Response to US Physician Shortages

Elena A. Wood, MD, PhD, Kathryn R. Martin, PhD, Paul M. Wallach, MD

Wellness Programs in an Academic Practice: Lessons Learned
Julie M. Marshall, MD, Quinn L. Johnson, MD

Commentary on “Wellness Programs in an Academic Practice: Lessons Learned”
Benjamin N. Hunter, MD, G. Richard Holt, MD, MSE, MPH, MABE, DBioethics

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