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APRIL 2013

Volume 96, Number 4

 
 
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
THE PULSE OF PEDIATRICS IN RHODE ISLAND
Guest Editor: Sharon W. Su, MD, FAAP

 

16

Introduction
SHARON W. SU, MD, FAAP

17

Health Care for Gender Variant or Gender Non-Conforming Children
MICHELLE M. FORCIER, MD, MPH; EMILY HADDAD, LCSW

22

Preschool-Aged Wheezing
NICO W. VEHSE, MD

25

Health Care Transition for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs: A Report on the Development and Use of a Clinical Transition Service
SUZANNE MCLAUGHLIN, MD; NANCY BOWERING, RN;
BARBARA CROSBY, RN; JODIE NEUKIRCH, MS;
ELIZA GOLLUB, BA, RN; DEBORAH GARNEAU, MA

28

Health Screening of Newly Resettled Refugees in a Primary Care Setting
SYLVIA LACOURSE, MD; NATASHA RYBAK, MD;
CAROL LEWIS, MD; JENNIFER GARTMAN, MD; JEROME LARKIN, MD;SUZANNE MCLAUGHLIN, MD, MSC; ELIZABETH T. TOLL, MD

33

Building International Collaborations from the
Ground Up: Brown University Partnerships in Haiti and Ukraine

NATASHA RYBAK, MD; MICHAEL KOSTER, MD;
ELIZABETH GILBERT, TIMOTHY FLANIGAN, MD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

38

Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity: An Update on Management Options
EUGENE CONE; PAMELA ELLSWORTH, MD

41

Metachronous Cancer
ARVIN S. GLICKSMAN, MD; JOHN P. FULTON, PhD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

45

Health by Numbers
Gestational Diabetes in Rhode Island
LENA GIANG, ANNIE GJELSVIK, PHD; RACHEL CAIN;
VIRGINIA PAINE, RN, MPH, CDOE

49

Vital Statistics
COLLEEN FONTANA, State Registrar

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

50

Paget’s Disease of the Breast
ANA P. LOURENCO, MD; MARTHA B. MAINIERO, MD

8

COMMENTARY
(12-page section)

 

Joe’s Prior Auth Service
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

Seeking Rest in a Nation that
Never Slumbers, Never Sleeps
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

13

GUEST COMMENTARY

 

Suboxone Pharma Foibles / FDA Does Its Job Well
ALAN GORDON, MD; ANDREA KRETZSCHMAR, MD; ELIZABETH GILBERT

 

The Long and Winding Road
Toward Alzheimer Prevention

BRIAN R. OTT, MD

65

SPOTLIGHT

 

Report from Remote Combat
Outpost in Afghanistan

FRED BURGESS, MD

68

RIMS NEWS

 

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

House Calls at the State House

70

PEOPLE

 

Recognition
Area Appointments
Obituaries

80

BOOKS

 

Book by W&I Staff Earns
Award from Nursing Journal

82

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON

 

The Names Given to
Medical Publications

STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

76

HERITAGE

 

Polio Campaign, 1963
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS (13-page section)

52

BROWN AND JWU discuss program collaborations

52

RI HOSPITAL opens COBRE Center for Stem Cell Biology

53

GREGORY JAY, MD new OA preventive treatment

54

DRS. BROWN & WHITELEY get $1.5M grant for smartphone app for youth with HIV

55

DANIEL DICKSTEIN, MD autism and age-related differences

56

KAREN TASHIMA, MD new HIV treatment study

57

MARCIA VAN VLEET, MD ‘Sleep Safe’ at W&I

58

KENT HOSPITAL Green team recognized

59

PROVIDENCE VAMC screens women aviators

59

CARE NEW ENGLAND, PROVIDENCE CENTER announce affiliation

60

BROWN UNIVERSITY holds humanitarian symposium

60

WOMEN & INFANTS team of medical missionaries

61

BRADLEY HOSPITAL launches kids’link hotline

61

RHODE ISLAND gets $1.6M for healthcare innovation

62

LIFESPAN to launch EPIC’s EMR system

62

BROWN, HOSPITALS strike IP agreements

63

JAMES PADBURY, MD study featured on cover of Genomics

63

CHARTERCARE may align with national group

64

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

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