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July 2009, VOLUME 92, NO.7

 

 

   

 

HIV
Guest Editors: Charles C.J. Carpenter, MD
Erna Milunka Kojik, MD

Complete issue
 

 

Commentaries

226

Political Correctness Is Unethical
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

227

He Leadeth Me Beside Still Waters
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

228

Introduction: HIV
Charles C.J. Carpenter, MD; Erna Milunka Kojic, MD

229

Special Care Issues of Women Living With HIV/AIDS
Erna Milunka Kojic, MD; Chia Ching Wang, MD; Jacqueline A Firth, MD; Geetha Gopalakrishnan, MD; Susan Cu-Uvin, MD

231

Identifying Acute HIV Infection In Rhode Island
Curt G. Beckwith, MD; Alexandra H. Cornwall; Robert Dubrow, MD, PhD; Kimberle Chapin, MD; Robert Ducharme; Irma Rodriguez, BS, MT; Lavinia Velasquez, MS; Michael H. Merson, MD; Kathleen J. Sikkema, PhD; Kenneth Mayer, MD

234

HIV/Viral Hepatitis Coinfection: The Immunology Center Experience
Lynn E. Taylor, MD

237

Changes In Demographics and Risk Factors Among Persons Living With HIV In an Academic Medical Center From 2003-2007
Fizza S. Gillani, PhD; Nickolas D. Zaller PhD; Kimberly Zeller, MD; Josiah D. Rich, MD; Susan Cu-Uvin, MD; Timothy P. Flanigan, MD; Charles C.J. Carpenter, MD

244

HIV Among Marginalized Populations In Rhode Island
Sarah E. Wakeman, MD; Nickolas D. Zaller, Ph; Timothy P. Flanigan, MD; Megan Pinkston, PhD; Brian T. Montague, DO, MS, MPH; Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH

247

The Implementation of the CDC’s Revised Recommendations For HIV Testing In Medical Settings: A Rhode Island Update and Call For Action
Nicole E. Alexander, MD; Brian Alverson, MD; Robin Neale, MT (ASCP) SM; Curt G. Beckwith, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

249

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Fibroblastic Polyp (FP)/Perineurioma of the Colon
Robert Bagdasaryan, MD; Ramakrishna Nayak, MD

250

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING CLINICIAN
Optimal Hip Fracture Management In High-Risk Frail Older Adults
Lynn McNicoll, MD, and Peter G. Fitzgibbons, MD

253

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Evaluation of Rhode Island’s Pediatric Practice Enhancement Project (PPEP)
Alvaro Tinajero, MD, MPH, ScM; Deborah Garneau, MA

256

PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING
Geographic Access To Care In Rhode Island Through the Use of GIS
Rachel Popick, MPH; Arthur Frazzano, MD, MMS; Robert Trachtenberg, MS

259

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
The Impermanency of Definitions
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

260

July Heritage

 
 

Cover “The Dance” by Oren Sherman, a New England native whose popular series of New England coastal scenes have been featured on numerous magazine and
catalog covers. He is a graduate and is on the faculty of Rhode Island School Of Design. For signed original giclee prints of The Dance and additional images, see www.orensherman.com

 
 

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