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April 2011, VOLUME 94, NO.4

 

 

   

 

Primary Care, Part 2
Guest Editor: Yul Ejnes, MD, FACP

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

86

Brain Waves and the Era of Cosmetic Neurology
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

87

A Tale of Two Stricken Cities
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

88

Giving Thought to Primary Care
Yul D. Ejnes, MD, FACP

89

Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Screening and Management
Jonathan A. Grossberg, MD; N. Stevenson Potter, MD, PhD; Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD

92

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Endoscopy, Duration of Treatment, and Choice of PPI
Neil R. Greenspan MD, FACG

95

Osteoporosis: Screening, Evaluation, and Monitoring
Michael W. Schaefer, MD; Geetha Gopalakrishnan, MD

98

Venous Thromboembolism: Duration, IVC Filters, and Hypercoagulable Workup
Joseph Sweeney, MD, FACP, FRCPath

105

Acute Low Back Pain: Imaging, Treatment, and Referral
Deus Cielo, MD; Heather Spader, MD; Jonathan Grossberg, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

107

GERIATRICS FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Electroconvulsive Therapy in Older Adults
W. Bogan Brooks, MD

110

Information for Contributors

111

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Sexual Behavior and Contraceptive Use among Rhode Island Adolescents
Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Rosemary Reilly-Chammat, EdD; Tricia Washburn, BS

114

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Prostatic Abscess
Sammy Elsamra, MD; Patrick Kelty, MD; Steven Schechter, MD

115

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON
A Medical Menagerie
James McIlwain, MD

115

Vital Statistics

116

April Heritage

 
 

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