Tennessee Medicine E-Journal


Editor David Gerkin, MD
Managing Editor Katie Brandenburg

Welcome to Tennessee Medicine’s e-Journal

Tennessee Medicine’s e-Journal is a multispecialty, peer-reviewed journal containing engaging research, proven practices and a range of perspectives, focused on understanding and improving patient experience. The e-Journal is designed to share research and reinforce scientific concepts based on field and discipline.

Tennessee Medicine’s e-Journal is published by the Tennessee Medical Association.

OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS: We are pleased to accept papers for future issues.

Current Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3 (2017) Issue 3



A Rare Cause Of Respıratory Faılure In the Elderly: Myxedema Coma
Pınar Tosun Tasar, Sevnaz Sahin, Kubra Urhan, Anil Comert, Ilgin Yildirim Simsir, Mehmet Sezai Tasbakan, Alev Gorgun, Fehmi Akcicek, and Sevki Cetinkalp


Phenytoin associated drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
Malvi B. Savani, Manyoo Agarwal, Michael Reich, Matt Stein, Nidhi Jain, Tejesh Patel, and Aneel Kumar


Descriptive Analysis of Drug Overdose Deaths in Northeast Tennessee in 2014
Basil Alhassan, Cynthia Thomas, and David Kirschke


The Tennessee Department of Health's Community Based Organization Hepatitis C Virus Testing Pilot
Shannon De Pont, Lindsey Sizemore, Carolyn Wester, and Michael Rickles


Design and Implementation of a Real-Time Microcephaly Surveillance System
Marie Bottomley Hartel, Angela M. Miller, Morgan F. McDonald, and Michael D. Warren


Expression Of miR-520-d-3p, miR-520b, miR-520e Are Significantly Downregulated In Locally Advanced Colorectal Carcinoma
Abdulkadir Yasir Bahar, Hamide Sayar, Mustafa Ulaşlı, Recep Bayraktar, Sevil Kırkbeş, Sercan Şimşek, and Ahmet Arslan