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JANUARY 2013

Volume 96, Number 1

 
 
2013-01-cover

Complete issue

Archives

About RIMJ

For Authors
Contributors
Letters to the Editor

For Advertisers

Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Sun Ho Ahn, MD

Editor Emeritus
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

     

 

RIMS journal goes green
Newell E. Warde, PhD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

12

Systematic Review of Caudal Epidural Injections in the Management of Chronic Back Pain
Gaurav Dighe, MD; Joseph H. Friedman, MD

17

Descriptive Study of Opioid-Acetaminophen Prescription Patterns at the Providence VA Medical Center
Jay H. Levin, MD; Margaret M. Gordon, PharmD; Frederick W. Burgess, MD, PhD

21

Hepatocellular Carcinoma in HIV-Infected Women:Two Case Reports
Michelle L. Westbrook, MS; Shikha Garg, MD; Stacey Chapman, RN; Susan Cu-Uvin, MD; Karen T. Tashima, MD; Lynn E. Taylor, MD

25

Adherence to American Diabetes Association Guidelines in a Volunteer-run Free Clinic for the Uninsured in Providence, Rhode Island: Better than Standards Achieved by Clinics for
Insured Patients
, [Video]
Ahmed Eldakroury, Ericka P. Olivera, Alexandra Bicki, Rebecca F. Martin, Anne S. De Groot, MD

30

Carcinoid Tumor of the Ileoanal Pouch in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis
Sonja Chen, MBBS; Murray Resnick, MD, PhD; Victor Pricolo, MD

32

Report on Data Improvement Project on Patient Ethnicity and Race (DIPPER): Pilot Design and Proposed Voluntary Standard
Pamela S. Webster, PhD, CTR; Swathi Sampangi, BA

36

Whatever Happened to the Annual Pap Smear?
Marguerite B. Vigliani, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

39

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
HPV Vaccination among Female Adolescents in Rhode Island, 2008–2011

Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Patricia Raymond, RN, MPH

42

Vital Statistics
Colleen Fontana, State Registrar

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

43

Ischemic Volvulized Meckel’s Diverticulitis in a Previously Healthy Boy
Alexander M. Kowal, MD

7

COMMENTARY
(11-page section)

 

Thoughts on Malpractice
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

 

For Now, We See Through
a Glass, Darkly
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

46

IN THE NEWS

 

JWU launches first PA program in state

47

SPOTLIGHT

 

Christina Paxson,
Brown’s new president
,
[Video]
Mary Korr

49

PEOPLE

 

Transitions

 

Recognition

 

Obituaries

58

BOOKS

 

Haiti After the Earthquake
by Paul Farmer

Mary Korr

 

Quotes: Rx for Life

61

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON

 

The Many Dia- Words
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

63

HERITAGE

 

The 1917 Medical Journal
Mary Korr

 

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