SMJ : October 2020 Vol. 113, No. 10 - Southern Medical Association

October 7, 2020

SMJ : October 2020 Vol. 113, No. 10

The Southern Medical Journal(SMJ) 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.


Improving Preventive Care for Women through a Provider Reminder Tool

Suellen A. Romero de Mello Sa, MD, Lazarus K. Mramba, PhD, Maryam Sattari, MD, MS

Association of Prepregnancy BMI, Gestational Weight Gain, and Child Birth Weight with Metabolic Dysfunction in Children and Adolescents with Obesity

Kelsey Pearson, MS, RD, Kristine C. Jordan, PhD, MPH, Julie Metos, PhD, MPH, Richard Holubkov, PhD, M. Nazeem Nanjee, PhD, Nicole L. Mihalopoulos, MD, MPH

CME Article: Use of e-Cigarettes and Development of Respiratory Conditions in Women of Childbearing Age

Tarang Parekh, MBBS, MSc, Constance Owens, MPH, Kathryn Fay, RN, MHA, Joseph Phillips, MHA, Panagiota Kitsantas, PhD

Promoting Wellness and Resiliency: Faculty Development Professionals Respond to a Mass Shooting

Zuber D. Mulla, PhD, Consuelo Rosales, BS, Eduardo Vazquez, MS, Marco A. Rodriguez, MS, Med, Sanja Kupesic Plavsic, MD, PhD

Novel Opiate-Free Anesthetic Technique for Major Urologic Procedures

Susan A. Smith, MD, Hussam Ghabra, MD, Daniah G. Dhaifallah, MD, Alexander Rahnema, MD, Bryan M. Evans, MD, Bobby D. Nossaman, MD, William D. Sumrall, MD, Stephen F. Bardot, MD, Daniel J. Canter, MD

Streamlining Electronic Medical Records: Remove the Copy-Forward Option

Bruce F. Farber, MD, Vasupradha Vethantham, PhD, Prashant Malhotra, MD

Discharge against Medical Advice

Gururaj J. Kolar, MD, Eric D. Valder, DO

Cardiovascular Diseases Health Literacy among Patients, Health Professionals, and Community-Based Stakeholders in a Predominantly Medically Underserved Rural Environment

Hadii M. Mamudu, PhD, MPA, Liang Wang, DrPH, MD, Amy M. Poole, MS, Cynthia J. Blair, BA, Mary Ann Littleton, PhD, Rob Gregory, BA, Lynn Frierson, BA, Carl Voigt, BA, Timir K. Paul, MD, PhD

Fatal and Nonfatal Snakebite Injuries Reported in the United States

Ricky Langley, MD, MPH, Marilyn Goss Haskell, DVM, MPH, Dariusz Hareza, MD, Katherine King, MPH, MSW

Arboviruses and Their Vectors

Zachary J. Madewell, PhD, MPH

College Students’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs about the 2017–2018 H3N2 Influenza Virus and Vaccination

Alexander P. Oliver, MS, M. Allison Ford, PhD, Martha A. Bass, PhD, Marie Barnard, PhD