ISSN 2436-018X

JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL GENERAL MEDICINE

JANUARY 2021 Volume 3-1

JHGM 2021:3(1):1-10

Original article

Improvements in Quality Indicators for the Treatment
of Infectious Diseases with Intervention by
an Antimicrobial Stewardship Team

Hiroshi Sasano.1)  Toshihiro Yoshizawa.1)  Takaaki Kawakami.2)
Toshihiro Takahashi.2)  Mai Suzuki.3)  Yukiko Fukui.3)
Yuki Uehara.3)4)5)  Ryutarou Arakawa.1)  Takashi Miida.2)
Satoshi Hori.6)  Toshio Naito.3)

1)Department of Pharmacy, Juntendo University Hospital
2)Department of Clinical Laboratory, Juntendo University Hospital
3)General Medicine, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine
4)Department of Clinical Laboratory, St Luke’s International Hospital
5)Department of Infectious Diseases, St Luke’s International Hospital
6)Department of Infection Control Science, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine

Key Words:antimicrobial stewardship, 4R concept, drug resistance

JHGM 2021:3(1):11-20

Original article

The diagnostic value of Reversed Carnett’s sign
for detecting intra-abdominal lesion in patients
with acute abdominal pain

Takanobu Hirosawa.1)  Yukinori Harada.1)  Toshihiro Nishinobu.2)
Yuki Honda.3)  Kohei Morinaga.1)  Hiroshi Takase.4)  Taro Shimizu.1)

1)Department of Diagnostic and Generalist Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University
2)Department of General Internal Medicine, Kaisei Hospital
3)Department of General Internal Medicine, Seirei Hamamatsu General Hospital
4)Department of Emergency Medicine, Sendai City Hospital

JHGM 2020:3(1):21-28

Case report

Heart rate reduction during favipiravir therapy
for hospitalized COVID-19 patients:
experience from 6 cases

Megumi Shimada.1)※  Sakurako Tajiri.2)  Raisuke Nishiyama.3)
Hiroyuki Kato.1)  Hirotake Sugiyama.1)  Tadashige Ikeda.2)
Masako Sato.2)  Eriko Goto.1)  Kenzo Nishiya.2)

1)Department of General Internal Medicine, Tokai University Oiso Hospital
2)Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Tokai University Oiso Hospital
3)Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Tokai University Oiso Hospital

Key Words:COVID-19, favipiravir, therapeutic effect

JHGM 2020:3(1):29-32

Brief report

A case report of sarcoidosis with asymmetrical hilar
lymphadenopathy in a young woman:Use of closed
questions on eye symptoms for diagnosis

Takashi Akimoto.1)2)※  Tadashi Kobayashi.1)  Hiroki Maita.3)
Hiroshi Osawa.1)  Hiroyuki Kato.1)2)3)

1)Department of General Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine and Hospital
2)General Medicine, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine
3)Development of Community Healthcare, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine

Key Words:eye symptom, hilar lymphadenopathy, medical interview

JHGM 2020:3(1):33-35

Brief report

Extreme Hyperferritinemia due to
Alcoholic Liver Disease:Secondary Hemochromatosis

Koichiro Yamamoto.1)  Yoshito Nishimura.1)※   Mai Yamane.1)
Reina Son.1)  Daisuke Omura.1)   Kou Hasegawa.1)
Youhei Marukawa.2)   Fumio Otsuka.1)

1)Department of General Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
2)Department of Radiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

JHGM 2020:3(1):36-37

Brief report

Salivary gland enlargement manifested
in recurred acromegaly

Koichiro Yamamoto.※  Kosuke Oka.   Kou Hasegawa  Tomoko Miyoshi
Mikako Obika  Hiroko Ogawa  Hitomi Kataoka   Fumio Otsuka

Department of General Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

JHGM 2020:3(1):38-39

Brief report

Acute ascending pattern of sensory and
motor symptoms due to metastatic epidural spinal
cord compression

Kiyoshi Shikino.1)※  Hiraku Funakoshi.2)3)   Masatomi Ikusaka.1)

1)Department of General Medicine, Chiba University Hospital
2)Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Tokyo-bay Urayasu Ichikawa Medical Center
3)Department of Interventional Radiology, Tokyo-bay Urayasu Ichikawa Medical Center

JHGM 2020:3(1):40-41

Letters to the editor

A Hand Shield for Healthcare Workers
-A Brief Report of New Type of
Personal Protective Equipment

Tomoya Tsuchida.1)※  Yukitaka Yamasaki.2)   Masanori Hirose.1)
Hiroyuki Kunishima.2)  Shigeki Fujitani.3)   Takahide Matsuda.1)

1)Division of General Internal Medicine, St Marianna University School of Medicine
2)Department of Infectious Diseases, St Marianna University School of Medicine
3)Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, St Marianna University School of Medicine