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December 2012, VOLUME 95, NO.12

 

 

   

 

The Spine
Guest Editor: Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD

Complete issue

 

 

Commentaries

374

The End of Medicine and Health/Rhode Island (on paper)
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

374

Medicine and Health/Rhode Island: Its mission and its future.
Joseph H. Friedman, MD; Stanley M. Aronson, MD; Sun Ho Ahn, MD

375

How Do We Know When a Medication Works?
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 


 

CONTRIBUTIONS

376

Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Disorders – A Multidisciplinary Approach: Introduction
Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD

376

Approach To the Patient With Low Back Pain
Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD

379

Interventional Approach To Low Back Pain
Pradeep Chopra, MD

382

Surgery In the Treatment of Lower Back Pain I
Philip Lucas, MD

384

Surgery In the Treatment of Lower Back Pain II – Lumbar Stenosis and Disc Herniations
Heather Spader, MD; Jonathan Grossberg, MD; Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD

391

Failed Back Syndrome
Daniel Aghion, MD; Pradeep Chopra, MD; Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD

 


 

COLUMNS

394

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
The Impact of the 2007–2009 US Recession On the Health of Children With Asthma: Evidence From the National Child Asthma Call-Back Survey
Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD; Tracy L. Jackson, MPH; Annie Gjelsvik, PhD;
Samara Viner-Brown, MS; Aris Garro, MD, MPH

397

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Left Atrial Myxoma Presenting With Cerebral Embolism
Thomas J. Earl, MD, and Athena Poppas, MD

399

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON
The Straight and Narrow Words of Medicine
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

399

Vital Statistics

400

December Heritage

 
 

Cover Erewhon Road,” 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 Medical Odysseys along with essays by Joseph Friedman, MD (Mary Knorr, ed.).

 
 

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