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OCTOBER 2014

Volume 97, Number 10

 
 
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

     

 

26-page Special Section
DRUG AND ALCOHOL DISORDERS AND TREATMENT
David C. Lewis, MD

Guest Editor

 

18

Drug Overdose, Addiction and Binge Drinking: Medical Problems with Public Health Consequences
DAVID C. LEWIS, MD

20

Medications for Addiction Treatment: An Opportunity for Prescribing Clinicians to Facilitate Remission from Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders
TAE WOO PARK, MD; PETER D. FRIEDMANN, MD, MPH, FASAM, FACP

25

Long-term Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain and the Risk of Opioid Addiction
HARRISON J. BURGESS, AFREEN SIDDIQUI, MD;
FREDERICK W. BURGESS, MD, PhD

29

Responding to Opioid Overdose in Rhode Island: Where the Medical Community Has Gone and Where
We Need to Go

TRACI C. GREEN, PhD, MSC; JEF BRATBERG, PharmD;
EMILY F. DAURIA, PhD, MPH; JOSIAH D. RICH, MD, MPH

34

The Rhode Island Community Responds to Opioid
Overdose Deaths

SARAH BOWMAN, MPH; ARIEL ENGELMAN, NRP, CPP-C;
JENNIFER KOZIOL, MPH; LINDA MAHONEY, CDCS, LCDP LL; CHRISTOPHER MAXWELL, PharmD; MICHELLE MCKENZIE, MPH

38

Emergency Department Naloxone Distribution: A Rhode Island Department of Health, Recovery Community, and Emergency Department Partnership to Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths
ELIZABETH SAMUELS, MD, MPH

40

Response of Colleges to Risky Drinking College Students
NADINE R. MASTROLEO, PhD; DIANE E. LOGAN, PhD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

43

Prospective Analysis of a Novel Orthopedic Residency Advocacy Education Program
Alan H. Daniels, MD; Jason T. Bariteau, MD; Zachary Grabel, BS; Christopher W. DiGIOVANNIi, MD

47

Primary Spine Care Services: Responding to Runaway Costs and Disappointing Outcomes in Spine Care
Donald R. Murphy, DC

50

An Evaluation of Career Paths Among 30 Years of General Internal Medicine/Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Graduates
Dan Chen, MD; Steven Reinert, MS; Carol Landau, PhD; Kelly McGarry, MD

 

NEWVIDEOS IN CLINICAL MEDICINE

55

Patients with PD describe hallucinations in new video with Dr. Friedman
MARY KORR

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

57

HEALTH BY NUMBERS: HIT Implementation by Rhode Island Physicians, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Physician Assistants, 2014
Emily Cooper, MPH; Rosa Baier, MPH; Blake Morphis; Samara Viner-Brown, MS; Rebekah Gardner, MD

60

HEALTH BY NUMBERS: Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Healthcare Workers during the 2013–14 Influenza Season in Rhode Island
Hyun (Hanna) Kim, PhD; Patricia Raymond, RN, MPH; Tricia Washburn, BS; Denise Cappelli, AS

63

Professional Responsibilities for Treatment of Patients with Ebola: Can a Healthcare Provider Refuse To Treat a Patient with Ebola?
Linda Twardowski, MEd, BSN, RN; Twila McInnis, RN, MS, MPA; Carleton C. Cappuccino, DMD; James McDonald, MD, MPH; Jason Rhodes, MPA, EMT-C

65

Vital Statistics
Colleen A. Fontana, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

7

Self-perception and insight
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

The Road from Bethlehem
to Bedlam to Compassion
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

 

PHP PERSPECTIVES

14

Physician Health Program:
When a Physician is Afflicted
with Addiction

Kathleen Boyd, MSW, LICSW

 

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD

17

We are read everywhere
California
Maine
Washington, DC

 

RIMS NEWS
(4-page section)

67

RIMS and insurer Coverys announce new partnership

68

Annual Meeting photos

69

RIMWA: Annual Lecture

69

Working for You

70

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

72

‘Dr. Tim’ Flanigan lending
a hand and hope in Liberia

MARY KORR

 

PEOPLE
(4-page section)

85

Appointments
Recognition

 

PHYSICIAN'S LEXICON, HERITAGE
(4-page section)

90

The Global Family of the Halogens
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

92

1901–1910 Harvard alums
in RI report on their profession
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 9-page section)

76

Health Care Providers Can Help Prevent Domestic Violence

79

Hasbro Children’s Specialty Practice opens pediatric multispecialty clinic in Fall River

80

Bradley Hospital collaborative study identifies genetic change in autism-related gene

81

Women & Infants breast cancer specialist reports advance in treatment of triple-negative breast cancer

 

Kent, Memorial awarded $20,000 Verizon grant to pilot cardiovascular telemedicine program

 

Kent’s Graduate Medical Education Program receives five-year accreditation

82

Women & Infants researchers examine role of hormone in patient responses to ovarian cancer treatment

 

RI is national leader in vaccination rates for children and teens

83

CNE opens surgical weight loss program

 

URI-Lifespan team up to graduate dozens in R.N. to B.S. program

 

URI receives one of first Future of Nursing Scholars grants to support students seeking PhDs

 
 

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