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SEPTEMBER 2011, VOLUME 94, NO.9

 

 

   

 

Judicial Enforcement
Guest Editor: Lawrence W. Vernaglia, JD, MPH

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

254

A Great Case!
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

255

Mortal Outcomes When Opportunity Knocks
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

256

INTRODUCTION
Judicial Enforcement
Lawrence W. Vernaglia, JD, MPH

257

Making Sense of Physician Regulatory Risk in the Post-Health Reform Era
Lawrence W. Vernaglia, JD, MPH

261

Federal Prosecution of Health Care Fraud
Luis M. Matos

263

Why Do Physicians Get in Trouble? An Alaysis of Rhode Island Medical Board Reported Complaints and Resolutions
Bruce McIntyre, JD

268

Fraud in Health Care and Organized Crime
James F. Dube, JD

270

On Tombstone
Vlad Zayas, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

271

QUALITY CARE & PATIENT SAFETY FOR THE PRACTICING PHYSICIAN
Assessment and Management of Pain in a Residential Medical Clinic
Katherine Fox, MD; Brian Hollenbeck, MD; Katherine Moore, MD; Helena Walsh, MD; Mark Schleinitz, MD

274

THE CREATIVE CLINICIAN
Synovial Chondromatosis
N. Peter Libbey, MD, and Franklin Mirrer, MD

276

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Multivitamin Use prior to Pregnancy in Rhode Island
Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Rachel Cain, BA; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

279

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON
An Epidemic of Words
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

279

Vital Statistics

280

September Heritage

 
 

Cover Tombstone of Countess Olga Lvovna Shakhovskaya” photograph by Vlad Zayas,
MD. The story behind this tombstone and others like is told by Dr. Zayas on page 270
of this journal.

 
 

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