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MAY 2009, VOLUME 92, NO.5

 

 

   

 

TRAUMA SURGERY
Guest Editor: Charles A. Adams Jr, MD

Complete issue
 

 

Commentaries

162

The Way Things Were, or, In the Days of the “Giants”
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

163

A Lexicographer Burdened With Life
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

164

Care of the Trauma Patient: A Discipline In Flux
Charles A. Adams Jr, MD

166

Advancing Boundaries In the Care of the Trauma Patient
Daithi S. Heffernan, MD, AFRCSI, and Charles A. Adams Jr, MD

170

Pediatric Trauma Surgery: Understanding When NOT To Operate
Jeremy T. Aidlen, MD

172

The Evolution of Rhode Island Trauma System: Where Do We Stand?
Shea C. Gregg, MD, David T. Harrington, MD, FACS, and Charles A. Adams, Jr, MD

179

Burn Injuries and Burn Care
David T. Harrington, MD, FACS

181

Trauma Care of the Elderly Patient
Matthew S. Kozloff, MD, and Charles A. Adams Jr, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

182

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Steps To Managing Difficult Behavior In People With Dementia
Lisa F. Han, MPH; H. Edward Davidson, PharmD, MPH; Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH, FACP

184

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
The Fruitful Words of Obstetrics
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

185

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Motorcycle Injuries In Rhode Island
Edward F. Donnelly, RN, MPH

187

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
An Incidental Finding On Plain Film Prompting the Diagnosis of Castleman’s Disease
Jennifer Yates, MD, and Harry Iannotti, MD

188

THE CREATIVE CLINICIAN
Acute Herpetic Infections Resulting In Acute Urinary Retention In Young Women
Sammy Elsamra, MD, and Joseph F. Renzulli II, MD

190

POINT OF VIEW
Quality Health Care and the Professional Nurse – A Physician’s Perspective
Milton W. Hamolsky, MD

192

May Heritage

 
 

Cover “I Wonder,” watercolor, by Frank Robertson, a retired engineer who belongs to
the Rhode Island Watercolor Society, the Franklin Art Association, the Northeast Watercolor Society, and the Duxbury Art Association and has won awards at juried shows in RI and MA art association shows. E-mail: fandmrobertson@comcast.net

 
 

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