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December 2014

Volume 97, Number 12

 
 
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

     

 

18-page Special Section
NEPHROLOGY
Guest Editor: Maroun AZAR, MD

 

18

RI Clinicians Share Timely Reviews in Nephrology
Maroun Azar, MD

19

The Elderly Patient with Low eGFR: Beyond the Numbers
Maroun Azar, MD

24

Anemia and Bone Disease of Chronic Kidney Disease:
Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management

Douglas Shemin, MD

28

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children:
A Safe and Effective Diagnostic and Screening Tool
for the Diagnosis of Hypertension in Children

Robin Kremsdorf, MD; M. Khurram Faizan, MD, FAAP

31

The Growing Prevalence of Kidney Stones and Opportunities for Prevention
Katherine Richman, MD; John O’Bell, MD; Gyan Pareek, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

35

Missed Opportunity to Provide HPV Vaccine and Educate Adolescents: Rhode Island Middle and High School Students’ Self-Reported HPV Vaccination, 2013 RI YRBS
Junhie Oh, BDS, MPH; Tricia Washburn, BS; Hanna Kim, PhD

39

Vital Statistics
Colleen A. Fontana, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(9-page section)

8

Aiming Low: Advice to residents considering a research project
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

A Refuge for the Medical Student, the Dissident and the Pilgrim
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

14

Thank you to our 2014 guest editors
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

RIMJ AROUND THE WORLD

15

We are read everywhere

 

RIMS NEWS
(3-page section)

41

Working for You

42

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(9-page section)

50

Recognition, Obituaries

 

LEXICON, HERITAGE
(4-page section)

58

The Hesitant Pathway to the Humours
STANLEY M. ARONSON, MD

60

December 1917: RI Medical Teams Rush to Halifax Disaster
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 5-page section)

44

Colleagues and Friends Remember David S. Greer, MD

 

Eulogy for Dr. Greer by Vincent Mor, PhD

46

HEALTH Announces Prescription Monitoring Data Link with Connecticut

 

Memorial Researcher Co-Authors Study on Statin Therapies and Diabetes

47

Memorial Hospital Receives Award for Stroke Care

 

Rhode Island Hospital Receives Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality Status

 

Joint Commission Recognizes Newport Hospital

48

Newport Hospital Expands Women’s Care with Addition of Certified Nurse Midwife

 
 

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