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May 2010, VOLUME 93, NO.5

 

 

   

 

The Ecology of Neonatology in Rhode Island:
Improving Health Care for Newborns

Guest Editor: Marcia W. VanVleet, MD

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

130

Localizing the Wandering Uterus
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

131

Ancient Speculation on the Seeds of Pestilence
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

132

INTRODUCTION
The Ecology of Neonatology in Rhode Island: Improving Care for Newborns
Marcia W. VanVleet, MD

134

Building for the Future of Rhode Island’s Newborns
James F. Padbury, MD; Marcia W. VanVleet, MD; Barry M. Lester, PhD

139

Neonatal Screening and Supportive Intervention to Promote Neurobehavioral Development
Rose Bigsby, ScD; Yun Joo Lee, MD

142

Newborn Hearing Assessment in 2010: An Update
Andrew P. McGrath, AuD; Betty Vohr, MD; Courtney A. O’Neil, AuD

145

Testing With Simulation Before a BIG MOVE at Women & Infants Hospital
Jesse Bender, MD; Robin Shields, RNC; Karen Kennally, RN BSN

151

35 Years of Neonatal Follow-up in Rhode Island
Betty Vohr, MD; Bonnie Stephens, MD; Richard Tucker

154

A Brief History of Neonatal Jaundice
William Cashore, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

155

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Health Status and Health Care Utilization Among Children in Rhode Island, 2007: Comparing Children with Public Insurance and Children with Private Insurance
Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

158

THE CREATIVE CLINICIAN
Complete Antrioventricular Block Due To Lyme Reinfection In a Six Year-Old Boy
Elizabeth Maria Goldberg, MD; Kathleen M. Rotondo, MD

161

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Recognition and Management of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing Organisms (ESBL)
Sophia Fircanis, MD; Maria McKay, RN, MA, CIC

163

Vital Statistics

163

PHYSICIAN’S LEXICON
Those Esoteric, Exoteric and Fantabulous Diagnoses
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

164

May Heritage

 
 

Cover Photo courtesy of Women & Infants Hospital

 
 

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