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JANUARY 2012, VOLUME 95, NO.1

 

 

   

 

 

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

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Number Needed to Treat (NNT); Number Needed to Harm (NNH)
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

3

Contagion as a Fiscal Problem
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

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Evaluation of Possible Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Survey of Rhode Island Physicians
Sumona Saha, MD; Manuel Lam, MD; Erica Roberson, MD, MS; Samir Shah, MD; Neal S. LeLeiko, MD, PhD; Sheldon Lidofsky, MD; Renee Bright, MS; Nicole Flowers, MD, MPH;Marjorie Merrick, MA; Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS

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State-Wide Support for Physician-Mothers Who are Breastfeeding
Marina MacNamara, MPH; Kathleen Moren, RN, IBCLC;
Lynn Taylor, MD; Julie Scott Taylor, MD, MSc, IBCLC

14

Case of Malignant Priapism and Review of the Literature
Haris Ahmed; Sammy Elsamra, MD; Mark Sigman, MD

18

Ascending Colon Ganglioneuroma
Robert Bagdasaryan, MD

 


 

COLUMNS

19

THE CREATIVE CLINICIAN
Drug-Induced Chronic Pancreatitis
Sarah C. Lee, BA; Samir M. Dalia, MD

21

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Spinal Epidural Abscess
Ahmad Ismail, MD; Aurora Pop-Vicas, MD; Steven Opal, MD

23

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
The Impact of Rhode Island’s Statewide Smoke-Free Ordinance on Hospital Admissions and Costs for Acute Myocardial Infarction and Asthma
Cynthia Roberts, MA; Paul Jordan Davis; Kathleen E. Taylor;
Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD

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Information for Contributors

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PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON
The Rh Words of Medicine
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

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Vital Statistics

28

January Heritage

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2011 Index

 
 

Cover ““Asklepios” acrylic on canvas, by S. M. Aronson, MD. Stanley M. Aronson, MD is
dean of medicine emeritus, Brown University and past editor of Medicine & Health/Rhode
Island. A collection of his essays appear in the recently released Medical Odysseys along with essays by Joseph Friedman, MD (Mary Korr, editor).

 
 

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