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MARCH 2013

Volume 96, Number 3

 
 
2013-03-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

     

 

Special Section
ARTHROPLASTY OF THE LOWER EXTREMITIES
Guest Editor: Lee E. Rubin, MD

 

14

Introduction
Lee E. Rubin, MD

16

Establishing a Center of Excellence:
The Total Joint Center at The Miriam Hospital

Gary M. Ferguson, MD, Clinical Director
John A. Froehlich, MD, Program Dircetor

19

Pathogenesis and Epidemiologyof Osteoarthritis
Roy K. Aaron, MD; Jennifer Racine, BA

23

Advanced Blood Management Strategies for Elective Joint Arthroplasty
Jodi L. Layton, MD; Lee E. Rubin, MD;
Joseph D. Sweeney, MD, FACP, FRCPATH

26

Management of the ‘Young’ Patient with Hip Disease
Scott A. Ritterman, MD; Lee E. Rubin, MD

30

Current Thoughts on Ankle Arthritis
Scott A. Ritterman, MD; Todd A. Fellars, MD, MBA;
Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD

34

Brief Report: Total Knee Arthroplasty
Performed with Patient-Specific,
Pre-operative CT-Guided Navigation

Lee E. Rubin, MD ; Kenneth T. Murgo, BA

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

38

Psychotropics and Sudden Cardiac Death
Tuan Anh Dinh; Jessica L. Gören, PharmD, BCPP

42

Medical Student-Mothers
Julie Scott Taylor, MD, MSc; Marina M.C. MacNamara, MPH; Anna Groskin, MD, MHS; Laura I. Petras, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

46

Veteran Status of Suicide Victims in Rhode Island, 2005–2009
Daniel J. Lubin, MD; Edward F. Donnelly, MPH

49

Vital Statistics
Colleen Fontana, State Registrar

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

50

Phlegmonous Colitis Associated with Advanced Liver Disease: Case Report and Novel Radiological Signs
Michael D. Beland, MD; Carlos Esteva, MD; William Kim, MD; John J. Cronan, MD

7

COMMENTARY
(11-page section)

 

Laughing at Patients
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

 

In the Dark Winter of our Discontent
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

12

GUEST COMMENTARY

 

Healthcare in Rhode Island: Shooting for the Moon
Paul Block, PhD; Jeffrey Borkan, MD, PhD

53

IN THE NEWS

 

Dental Center at RIH Giving Kids a Smile for 80 Years

 

Brown’s School of Public Health to open July 1

 

Monitoring Pregnant Women with Heart Disease

57

SPOTLIGHT

 

Q & A with Dr. Gowri Anandarajah on Spirituality and Medicine
Mary Korr

59

RIMS NEWS

 

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

Neuroscience and Society Symposium

61

PEOPLE

 

National Appointment

 

Recognition

 

Area Appointments

 

Obituaries

71

BOOKS

 

I Shall Not Hate
Mary Korr

74

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON

 

A Further Look at some
Ped
- Words

Stanley M. Aronson, MD

76

HERITAGE

 

150 Years Ago: Rhode Island Hospital is chartered;
Atlantic Medical Weekly 1897

Mary Korr

 

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