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MARCH 2009, VOLUME 92, NO.3

 

 

   

 

INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
(PART I)

Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG
Edward R. Feller, MD, FACG

Complete issue
 

 

Commentaries

70

Biased Articles
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

71

A Brief Inspection of the Navel
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

72

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG; Edward R. Feller, MD, FACG

73

Epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Overview of Pathogenesis
Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS; Stacey Grabert, PharmD, MS

78

Medical Therapy of IBD in 2009
Adam Harris, MD; Edward R. Feller, MD, FACG; Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG

82

OSCCAR: Ocean State Crohn’s and Colitis Area Registry
Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS; Neal LeLeiko, MD, PD; Samir A. Shah, MD, FACG;
Renee Bright, MS; Stacey Grabert, PharmD, MS

89

What’s New in Surgical Treatment for Crohn’s Disease
Adam Klipfel, MD; Paul Sturrock, MD

100

Ileal Pouch-anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis – The Rhode Island Experience
Victor E. Pricolo, MD

103

Advances In Imaging In Crohn’s Disease
David J. Grand, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

106

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Family Caregiver Health: What To Do When the Spouse or Child Needs Help
Gary Epstein-Lubow, MD

109

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Traumatic Brain Injury In Rhode Island
Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Kate McCarthy-Barnet, EdD; Deborah Garneau, MA

111

PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING
Pain and Prejudice: The Use of Chronic Narcotic Therapy In Medical Practice
Robert S. Craussman, MD, and Bruce McIntyre, JD

113

POINT OF VIEW
A Time for a Real “Change” In Primary Care
N.S. Damle, MD, FACP

115

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
A Frantic Assemblage of Words
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

115

Vital Statistics

 
 

Cover “Mallard,” watercolor, by Kris Donovan. Kris Donovan, award-winning painter, has recently retired from the Donovan Gallery at Tiverton Four Corners to work and teach at her new studio on the Sakonnet River in Little Compton. Her work in watercolor, pastel, and oils can be found in numerous corporate and private collections here and abroad. www.krisdonovan.com

 
 

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