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January 2014

Volume 97, Number 1

 
 
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 24-page Section
PEDATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE
SUSAN DUFFY, MD, MPH
Guest Editor

 

17

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: From small beginnings, a subspecialty emerges and evolves in RI, nationwide
SUSAN DUFFY, MD, MPH

19

Pediatric Resuscitation: Lessons Learned and Future Directions
LINDA L. BROWN, MD, MSCE; LAURA CHAPMAN, MD

23

Going with the Flow: Respiratory Care in the Pediatric Emergency Department
THERESE L. CANARES, MD; CRAIG TUCKER, RRT-NPS; ARIS GARRO, MD, MPH

27

‘Not Just Little Adults’ – A Pediatric Trauma Primer
FRANK L. OVERLY, MD; HALE WILLIS, MD, MS; JONATHAN H. VLAENTE, MD

31

Fear and Loathing in the ER: Managing Procedural Pain
and Anxiety in the Pediatric Emergency Department

CHRIS MERRITT, MD, MPHD

35

Multicenter Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research and Rhode Island
THOMAS H. CHUN, MD, MPH

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

40

Driving Policy after Seizures and Unexplained Syncope: A Practice Guide for RI Physicians
MAXWELL E. AFARI, MD; ANDREW S. BLUM, MD, PhD; STEPHEN T. MERNOFF, MD; BRIAN R. OTT, MD

44

Age and Consumer Product-Related Eye Injuries in the United States
ALLISON J. CHEN, BA; JIMMY J. CHAN, BS; JAMES G. LINAKIS, PhD, MD; MICHAEL J. MELLO, MD, MPH; PAUL B. GREENBERG, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

49

Youth Homicide Deaths in Rhode Island, 2004–2012
YONGWEN JIAG, PhD; EDWARD DONNELLY, RN, MPH; BEATRIZ PEREZ, MPH; SAMARA VINER-BROWN, MS

53

Vital Statistics
COLLEEN A. FONTANA

 

IN THE NEWS (complete 4-page section)

56

Lifespan Adopts ED Guidelines to Curb Opioid Misuse and Abuse

57

Aquidneck Medical Associates Merge with University Medicine Foundation

57

Cigna adds Kent to network

57

Miriam Hospital launches new HIV prevention program

58

Oncologist publishes research on ovarian cancer survival rates

58

Dr. Terek gets $1.4M NIH grant to study bone cancer

59

Presurgery Treatment Combo More Effective for Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

 

COMMENTARY
(11-page section)

7

Memory Feats
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

10

An Exaltation of Offshore Islands
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

13

Morning Report in Kigali
ONYEMA OGBUAGU, MD

16

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
Secure Email Communication between Patient and Physician Associated with Better Glycemic Control

 

RIMS NEWS
(2-page section)

54

Thanks to RI Docs, McGruff the Crime Dog is on the Scent in City Schools;
Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

60

Alpert medical students dispel fears at Teddy Bear Clinic
DEBBIE M. FRIEDMAN

 

PEOPLE
(5-page section)

62

Appointments
Research
Obituaries

 

BOOKS

67

Bullets and Brains: Essays probe the intersection of neurology and society
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON AND HERITAGE
(5-page section)

69

What’s in a Name? The Medical Profession
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

71

E-RIMJ Celebrates First Anniversary
MARY KORR

 
 

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