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Robert Neal Axon

InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentGeneral Internal Medicine
AddressP.O. Box MSC 591
135 Rutledge Ave.
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    Dr. Robert Neal Axon completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center and was awarded his M.D. by the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Axon is board certified in Internal Medicine as well as Pediatric Hospitalist.

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    Heart, Ethnicity and Disease, Education, Rehabilitation Studies, Clinical care of hosptialized adults, Chronic Disease Management, Care Transitions

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    1. Pope CA, Davis BH, Wine L, Nemeth LS, Axon RN. A Triangulated Qualitative Study of Veteran Decision-Making to Seek Care During Heart Failure Exacerbation: Implications of Dual Health System Use. Inquiry. 2018 Jan-Dec; 55:46958017751506. PMID: 29482411.
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    2. Chakraborty H, Axon RN, Brittingham J, Lyons GR, Cole L, Turley CB. Differences in Hospital Readmission Risk across All Payer Groups in South Carolina. Health Serv Res. 2017 06; 52(3):1040-1060. PMID: 27678196.
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    3. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Lynch CP, Payne E, Walker RJ, Egede LE. Comorbid depression is differentially associated with longitudinal medication nonadherence by race/ethnicity in patients with type 2 diabetes. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jun; 95(25):e3983. PMID: 27336900; PMCID: PMC4998338.
    4. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Everett CJ, Heidenreich P, Hunt KJ. Dual health care system use is associated with higher rates of hospitalization and hospital readmission among veterans with heart failure. Am Heart J. 2016 Apr; 174:157-63. PMID: 26995383.
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    5. Axon RN, Turner M, Buckley R. An Update on Inpatient Hypertension Management. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2015 Nov; 17(11):94. PMID: 26362300.
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    6. Axon RN, Gebregziabher M, Craig J, Zhang J, Mauldin P, Moran WP. Frequency and costs of hospital transfers for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Jan; 21(1):51-9. PMID: 25880150; PMCID: PMC4521764.
    7. Axon RN, Penney FT, Kyle TR, Zapka J, Marsden J, Zhao Y, Mauldin PD, Moran WP. A hospital discharge summary quality improvement program featuring individual and team-based feedback and academic detailing. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Jun; 347(6):472-7. PMID: 24845304.
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    8. Axon RN, Coleman EA. What Will It Take to Move the Needle on Hospital Readmissions? Am J Med Qual. 2014 Jul-Aug; 29(4):357-9. PMID: 24101682.
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    9. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Axon RN, Echols C, Gilbert GE, Mauldin PD. Regional, geographic, and racial/ethnic variation in glycemic control in a national sample of veterans with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Apr; 34(4):938-43. PMID: 21335370; PMCID: PMC3064054.
    10. Axon RN, Williams MV. Hospital readmission as an accountability measure. JAMA. 2011 Feb 02; 305(5):504-5. PMID: 21285430.
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    11. Egede LE, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Axon RN, Echols C, Gilbert GE, Mauldin PD. Regional, Geographic, and Ethnic Differences in Medication Adherence Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes. Ann Pharmacother. 2011 Feb; 45(2):169-78. PMID: 21304026.
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    12. Axon RN, Garrell R, Pfahl K, Fisher JE, Zhao Y, Egan B, Weder A. Attitudes and practices of resident physicians regarding hypertension in the inpatient setting. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2010 Sep; 12(9):698-705. PMID: 20883230.
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    13. Axon RN, Cousineau L, Egan BM. Prevalence and management of hypertension in the inpatient setting: a systematic review. J Hosp Med. 2011 Sep; 6(7):417-22. PMID: 20652961.
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    14. Axon RN, Nietert PJ, Egan BM. Antihypertensive medication prescribing patterns in a university teaching hospital. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2010 Apr; 12(4):246-52. PMID: 20433545; PMCID: PMC2997726.
    15. Axon RN, Cawley PJ. Enoxaparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism. Hosp Pract (1995). 2010 Feb; 38(1):112-4. PMID: 20469632.
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    16. Axon RN, Zhao Y, Egede LE. Association of depressive symptoms with all-cause and ischemic heart disease mortality in adults with self-reported hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2010 Jan; 23(1):30-7. PMID: 19893497.
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