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February 2010, VOLUME 93, NO.2

 

 

   

 

 

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

38

Three A’s or Four; What Do Patients Want In a Doctor?
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

39

Worlds that Might Have Been
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

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Rhode Island Chapter, American College of Physicians 2009 Annual Meeting Abstracts

When Lying Down is Better Than Sitting Up: Orthodeoxia/Platypnea Syndrome
Deepak Pradhan, MD; Austin Larson; Bethany Gentilesco, MD

Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis in a Patient Presenting with an Asthma Exacerbation
Micaela Hayes, MD; Bashar Staitieh, MD; Milu Kojic, MD

Viremia in Vietnam: Viral load surveillance in the era of rapid scale UP
Trong Trinh, MD; Mimi Gerard, MD; Brian Montegue, DO; Timothy Flanigan, MD

A Case of Mistaken Identity: Accidental ingestion of the Jack O’Lantern mushroom (Omphalotus olearius) causing muscarine toxicity
Mahim Kapoor, MD; Nicholas S. Ward, MD

Vitamin D: A potential supplement to protect pancreatic beta cell function for Type I diabetes
Ramneek Rai, MD; Ellias Karwashan, MD; Fang Xiong, MD; Joanna Mitri, MD; Mary
Hassani, MD; John Z. Luo, MD; Luguang Luo, MD

A Pilot Study Comparing WHI criteria to Framingham Heart Study Congestive Heart Failure Criteria
Abdulrahman Abdulbaki, MD; Charles B. Eaton, MD, MS; Liviu Klein MD

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Prevalence of Alcohol, Tobacco and Drug Misuse among Rhode Island Hospital
Emergency Department Patients

Quentin Youmans; Roland C. Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD; Janette R. Baird, PhD;
Thomas J. Langan, IV; Ted Nirenberg, PhD

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Factors Associated with Family Planning and Vasectomy Discussions: Results from a
Health Provider Survey

Ezekiel E. Young, MD, MA; Brian T. Nguyen; Nomi S. Weiss-Laxer, MA, MPH;
Mark Sigman, MD; Patricia Nolan, MD, MPH

51

Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) in Men: Thinking Beyond the Prostate
Sammy Elsamra, MD; Pamela S. Ellsworth, MD

57

Management of Influenza Vaccination in Patients with Suspected Egg Allergy
Russell A Settipane, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI, FACCP

 


 

COLUMNS

58

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Older Persons in Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes
Edward Donnelly, RN, MPH, and Yongwen Jiang, PhD

60

POINT OF VIEW
Our Visitor From Vienna
Walter A. Brown, MD

63

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
Curing Through The Ages
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

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Vital Statistics

64

February Heritage

 
 

Cover Frozen Cherubs,” watercolor, by Bunny Griffeth. After 28 years of nursing at RI Hospital, she retired and started a blog of her watercolor paintings (bunnygriffeth.blogspot.com). She has exhibited in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and is a member of the RI Watercolor Society and Pawtucket Arts Collaborative. The WaterFire Duck (Kiki Latimer author, Sept. 2009) is Bunny’s first book of children’s book illustrations. Her second book will be Bubble Butt, The Story of Charlotte the Sea Turtle, also with Kiki Latimer. E-mail: bunnygriffeth@gmail.com

 
 

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