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JANUARY 2009, VOLUME 92, NO.1

 

 

   

 

UROGYNECOLOGY
Guest Editor: Deborah L. Myers, MD

Complete issue
 

 

Commentaries

2

Reimbursement for Experience-Based Medicine
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

3

I’ve Got a Little List…I’ve Got a Little List
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

4

The Role of Urogynecology In Women’s Pelvic Floor Disorders
Deborah L. Myers, MD

5

Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Brittany Star Hampton, MD

10

Physical Therapy for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Wendy Baltzer Fox, PT, DPT GCS

12

Minimally Invasive Approaches To Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Charles R. Rardin, MD

16

Urinary Incontinence
Vivian W. Sung, MD, MPH

22

Interstitial Cystitis
Deborah L. Myers, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

27

ADVANCES IN PHARMACOLOGY
Effect of Zoledronic Acid on Bone Pain Secondary To Metastatic Bone Disease
Porpon Rotjanapan, MD

30

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
The Practicing Physicians’ Guide To Pressure Ulcers in 2008
Rachel Roach, MSN, ANP, GNP, WCC, and Clarisse Dexter, MSN, FNP, GNP, WCC

32

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Rhode Island HEALTH Web Data Query System: Death Certificate Module
Annie Gjelsvik, PhD, and Karine Monteiro, MPH

34

PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING
Palliative Care – Evolution of a Vision
Anna Wheat

37

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
Medical Words In Extremis
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

37

Vital Statistics

38

January Heritage

39

2008 Index
 
 

Cover “Tender Moment,” is an awardwinning watercolor by Antonia Marshall of Foxboro, MA. She is an artist member of the Rhode Island Watercolor Society, the North Shore Arts Association and has been juried into many national and international shows. Following a career in graphic design, she dedicates her time to painting. E-mail: patoni2@comcast.net

 
 

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