Calendar Year 2017

  1. Hopkins R. Change: The One SURE THING in Medicine. JAMS February 2017. 113(8): p.185.
  2. Hopkins R. Communication in a Fact-Resistant World. JAMS January 2018. 114(7): p 148.
  3. Kaatz S, Bhansali H, Gibbs J, Lavender R, Mahan CE, Paje DG.Reversing factor Xa inhibitors – clinical utility of andexanet alfa.  J Blood Med. 2017 Sep 13; 8:141-149.  eCollection 2017. Review PMID: 28979172
  4. Kaatz S, Mahan CE, Nakhle A, Gunasekaran K, Ali M, Lavender R, Paje DG. Management of Elective Surgery and Emergent Bleeding with Direct Oral Anticoagulants. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2017 Oct 24; 19(12):124.  Review. PMID: 29064044

Calendar Year 2016

  1. Hopkins, RH. Suggested Principles for Practice in 2016. Hopkins R. J Ark Med Soc. 2016 Feb;112(10):173.
  2. Schaffner, William, Gravenstein, Stefan, Hopkins, Robert H, Jernigan, Daniel B. Reinvigorating Influenza Prevention in US Adults Aged 65 Years and Older. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(6):303-309, November 2016.
  3. Tariq SG, Thrush CR, Gathright M, Spollen JJ, Graham J, Shorey JM. Crystal clear or tin ear: how do medical students interpret derogatory comments about patients and other professionals? Medical Education Online. 2016;21:10.3402/meo.v21.31221.

Calendar Year: 2015

  1. Aronica M, Williams R, Dennar PE, Hopkins RH Jr. Benchmarks for Support and Outcomes for Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Programs: A 5-Year Review. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Dec;7(4):574-9. doi: 10.4300/JGME-D-14-00606.1. PMID: 26692969
  2. Hopkins R, Baldwin R. Professionalism Under Strain. J Ark Med Soc. 2015 Aug;112(3):29. No abstract available. PMID: 26376551
  3. Abualsuod A, Rutland JJ, Watts TE, Pandat S, Delongchamp R, Mehta JL. The Effect of Metformin Use on Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction and Mortality Post-Myocardial Infarction.Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2015 Jun;29(3):265-75. doi: 10.1007/s10557-015-6601-x. PMID: 26068409
  4. Chasteen S, Golden WE, Smith N. Screening improvements in Arkansas. J Ark Med Soc. 2015 May;111(12):252-3


Abhishek A, Sandeep S, Tarun P. Lemierre syndrome from a neck abscess due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Braz J Infect Dis. 2013 Jul-Aug;17(4):507-9. PMID: 23797007.

Abuabdou A
, Rosenbaum ER, Usmani SZ, Barlogie B, Cottler-Fox M. Analysis of CD34+ cell collection using two mobilization regimens for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients reveals the separate impact of mobilization and collection variables. J Clin Apher. 2014 Oct;29(5):251-5.

Achanta L, Kelkhoff A. Cannabinoid Hyperemesis – more common than you think. Journal of Arkansas Medical Society 2012, January.

Achanta L, Bhaskar N, Ledoux S. Splenomegaly in Adult Sickle Cell disease patients. JAMS April 2014; 110: 236.

Achanta L, Bhaskar N, Lavender R. Perioperative risk assessment. JAMS June 2014; 112.

Agarwal A, Bansal M, Pandey R, Swaminathan S. Bilateral subcapsular and perinephric hemorrhage as the initial presentation of polyarteritis nodosa. Intern Med 2012;51(9):1073-6.

Agarwal A
, Bansal M, Conner K. Coma blisters with hypoxemic respiratory failure. Dermatol Online J 2012;18(3):10.

Agarwal A
, Khan NA. Multiple digital gangrene and polyuria. Mayo Clin Proc 2012; 87(4):e25.

Agarwal A, Singla S, Bansal M, Ozdemir A. Infected esophageal duplication cyst masquerading as pericarditis. Intern Med 2012; 51(6):689-90.

Agarwal A, Vancil T. Toxic Encephalopathy. J Gen Intern Med 2012; 27(7): 876-7.

Agarwal A, Singla S, Bansal M, Nair B. Bilateral pleural effusions due to pulmonary amyloidosis as the presenting manifestation of multiple myeloma. Mediterr J Hematol Infect Dis 2012; 4(1):e2012010.

Agarwal A, Bansal M, Martin RE. Unusual enhancing foci. Am J Med 2012; 125(1):31-3.

Agarwal A, Relia N, Bansal M, Tariq SG. A liver lesion with systemic inflammatory manifestations. The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology 2012; 18:4.

Agarwal A, M Saeed, F Aduli, R Li, W Culp. Extensive porto-spleno-mesenteric thrombosis treated successfully with ultrasound augmented thrombolysis in a patient with Down syndrome. Acta Gastro Enterol Belg 2012; 75, 55-57.

Agarwal A., Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Acute Bacterial Rhinosinusitis in Adults. Internal Medicine News October 17, 2012.

Agarwal A., Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Internal Medicine News October 1, 2012.

Agarwal A, Banderudrappagari R. Intracranial lesion with Fever and headaches. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Jun 15;87(12):877-9. PubMed PMID: 23939572.

Alexander A., Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Hypertriglyceridemia. Internal Medicine News December 4, 2012.

Alexander A., Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Overactive Bladder. Internal Medicine News March 11, 2013.

Bansal M, Agarwal A, Bariola R, Aduli F, Govindarajan R. Biliary actinomycosis mimicking a klatskin tumor. J Gastrointest Cancer 2011; Jul 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Crowley RA and Golden WE. Health Policy Basics: Medicaid Expansion. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2014;160(6):423-425.

Dare R, Conner K, Tan P, Hopkins R; Brown recluse spider bite to the upper lip. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society 2012; 108 (10): 208‑10.

Dholaria B, Alapat D, Pandey T, Agarwal A. Plasmablastic lymphoma of the retroperitoneum in an HIV- and HCV-positive patient: hard to diagnose and harder to treat. Med Oncol 2012 Dec;29(5):3529-34.

Dupras DS, Edson RS, Halvorson AJ, Hopkins R, McDonald FS. Problem residents: prevalence, problems and remediation in the era of core competencies. Am J Med 2012; 125 (4): 421‑5.

Golden W, Hopkins R; Vitamin D deficiency. Internal Medicine News 2011; September 1.

Golden W, Hopkins R; GERD management update. Internal Medicine News 2011; November 1.

Golden W, Hopkins R; Six for ’12. Internal Medicine News 2012; January 12.

Golden W, Hopkins R; The role of CABG. Internal Medicine News 2012; February 7.

Golden W, Hopkins R; Diabetes management 2012. Internal Medicine News 2012; March 9.

Golden W, Griffin RF, Thompson JW, Armstrong R. Arkansas health care payment improvement initiative: overview and the role of quality measures. J Ark Med Soc. 2012 Jul;109(1):16-7. No abstract available.

Golden WE, Henry C, Palmer P. Reducing C Sections in Low Risk Patients. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Association, November, 2013.

Golden WE, Thompson J, Olson S et al. Patient Centered Medical Homes in Arkansas. Health Affairs Blog. May 20, 2014.

Hopkins R; The prime directive: rational vs. rationing in healthcare. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society 2011; 108 (4): 30.

Hopkins R. Hopkins’ rules. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society 2012; 108 (9): 181.

Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Perioperative Anticoagulation. Internal Medicine News July 30, 2012.

Hopkins R. Paradise lost. J Ark Med Soc. 2013 Feb;109(9):174. (Editorial). PubMed PMID: 23451403.

Hopkins R. The devil and screening PSA. J Ark Med Soc. 2012 Aug;109(2):30. (Editorial). PubMed PMID: 22984706.

Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections. Internal Medicine News April 22, 2013.

Hopkins RH Jr. Author reply for comments on ‘paradise lost’: Colleagues in Arkansas medicine. J Ark Med Soc. 2013 Apr;109(11):223. (Letter).  PubMed PMID: 23691711.

Hopkins R. High value care and community based screening. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Feb;110(9):174. PMID: 24719994.

Kaatz S, Qureshi W, Lavender RC. Venous thromboembolic disease: what to do after anticoagulation is started.  Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 2011; 78:609-618.

Khan MS; Bansal M; Agarwal A. Dysphagia due to cervical osteophytes. Journal of Arkansas Medical Society 2012; 108 (12): 278-9.

Musham CK, Agarwal A,  Jarathi A. “Acute epiglottitis due to Serratia marescens in an immunocompetent adult”. Am J Med Sci. 2012 Aug;344(2):153-4.

Pai V, Alexander A, Knecht K. The curious case of hypoxemia. Clinical Pediatrics 2014 Mar;53(3):300-2.

Poland GA, Schaffner W, Hopkins RH Jr. Immunization guidelines in the United States: New vaccines and new recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults. Vaccine. 2013 Oct 1;31(42):4689-93.

Qaseem A, Denberg T, Hopkins R, Humphrey L, Levine J, Sweet D, Shekelle P for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Screening for colorectal cancer: a guidance statement from the ACP.  Ann Int Medicine 2012; 156(5): 378-86.

Qaseem A, Hopkins RH Jr, Sweet DE, Starkey M, Shekelle P; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Screening, monitoring, and treatment of stage 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease: A clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Dec 17;159(12):835-47. PMID:24145991.

Reynolds C, Hopkins R, Poland G, Neuzil K, Fryhoffer, S, Schaffner W, Barr M, Vyas K, Liverett H. ACP Guide to Adult Immunization: 4th Edition, A Team‑Based Manual. Philadelphia, PA: ACP Press; September 15, 2011. 300 p.

Safi H, Wheeler G, Reeve G, Ochoa E, Romero J, Hopkins R, Jacobs R. Vaccine policy and Arkansas childhood immunization exemptions: a multi‑year review. Am J Prev Med 2012; 42 (6): 602‑5.

Singla S; Bansal M; Agarwal A. Mitral stenosis in tuberous sclerosis: a case of dystrophic calcification.  Journal of Postgraduate Medicine 2012; 58 (2): 167.

Thompson J, Golden WE, Hill R et al. The Arkansas Payment Reform Laboratory. Health Affairs Blog. March 18, 2014.

Thrush CR, Spollen JJ, Tariq SG, Williams DK, Shorey JM. Evidence for validity of a survey to measure the learning environment for professionalism. Medical Teacher 2011; 33(12):2683-e688.

Vancil T., Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines. Internal Medicine News May 15, 2013.

Vancil T., Hopkins R., Golden W. Effective Physician: Episodic Migraine Headache Prophylaxis. Internal Medicine News January 15, 2013.

Watts T, Pandey R, Vancil T. . Fatal Fulminant Hepatic Failure Related to the Use of Disulfiram. Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society. Volume 110, No. 13; June 2014.

Willett LL, Estrada CA, Adams M, Arora V, Call S, Chacko K, Chaudhry S,Halvorsen AJ, Hopkins R, McDonald FS. Challenges with continuity clinic and core faculty accreditation requirements. Am J Med. 2013 Jun;126(6):550-6. PubMed PMID: 23684398.

Yang JD, Acharya K, Evans M, Marsh JD, Beland S. Beriberi disease: is it still present in the United States? American Journal of Medicine 2012 Oct; 125(10):e5.

Yang,JD, Lawson,P, Beland,S. Severe hypercalcemia from the milk-alkali syndrome. Am J Med 2013; Sep.(126)9.