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BACKGROUND/AIMS Ciprofloxacin is considered to be a safe and effective treatment for acute infectious colitis. However, this drug may cause drug-induced pancreatitis, albeit rarely. METHODS From March 2007 to February 2012, we studied 227 patients who were hospitalized for infectious colitis at St. Mary's Hospital. All of the patients received(More)
Although the relationship between malignancy risk with systemic sclerosis (SSc) has been inconclusive, there are some previous studies for a positive correlation. Most patients with SSc have some degree of lung parenchymal involvement in the form of interstitial thickening and fibrosis. Interstitial lung disease is the most common pulmonary manifestation of(More)
Short stay admissions that are outside of observation unit models hold challenges for throughput and decreasing length of stay (LOS). In our institution at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, United States, we noticed a lack of communication about potential next-day discharges from the day and night admission teams to the inpatient teams. Our hospitalist(More)
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