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May 2015

Volume 98, Number 5

 
 

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

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising
Steve DeToy, Sarah Stevens

     

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

15

Actual and Perceived HBV Status Among Asian Pacific Islander Americans in Rhode Island: A Cross-Sectional Study
Austin Y. Ha, BS; Joyce E. Nguyen, BA; Richard J. Doyle, PhD; Edward Feller, MD, FACG, FACP

19

Expectation, the Placebo Effect and the Response to Treatment
Walter A. Brown, MD

22

How Expectation Works:
Psychologic and Physiologic Pathways

Walter A. Brown, MD

 

CASE REPORTS

25

Divergent Elbow Dislocation and Risk of Compartment Syndrome
P. Kaveh Mansuripur, MD; Matthew E. Deren, MD; Craig R. Lareau, MD; Craig P. Eberson, MD

28

‘Angina’ of the papillary muscle: an overlooked but reversible etiology of mitral regurgitation
Fady Y. Marmoush, MD; Mazen O. Al-Qadi, MD; Waseem Y. Barham, MD; Ahmad M. Abdin, MD; Ahmad H. Daraghmeh, MD; Joe F. Yammine, MD

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC

30

Chest Pain in a 60-Year-Old Man
Heather Rybasack-Smith, MD; Paul Porter, MD; William Binder, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

34

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Socio-demographic Variation of Adult Seatbelt Non-use in Rhode Island – Different Data Sources
Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Michael Sprague, MA; Beatriz Perez, MPH; Tara Cooper, MPH; Despina Esina Metakos; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

38

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

7

Personalized Medicine
Is it a concept only for the super-rich?
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

10

Materia Medica & Diagnostic Dilemmas in Downton Abbey
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

12

Cluster of Vaccine-related Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Previously Vaccinated Healthy Children in Rhode Island
Theresa M. Fiorito, MD; Kimberle Chapin, MD;
Jaclyn Skidmore, MSc; Ian C. Michelow, MD, DTM&H

 

RIMS NEWS
(5-page section)

40

Navigating the Changing Environment to Provide Optimal Patient Care

41

Working for You

42

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

51

Growing a Medical School at Brown: Dr. Aronson’s recollections
MARY KORR

 

PEOPLE
(9-page section)

54

Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

 

HERITAGE

72

150 Years Ago:
Vigil at Lincoln’s bedside
Newport-born physician
tends to the President

MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 6-page section)

44

Brown experts to lead statistical analysis of nationwide $100M dementia study

 

School of Public Health holds annual research day

45

ED team at RIH publishes results of Google Glass to diagnose skin conditions
Patients liked remote access to specialists not normally available in emergencies  

46

Hasbro study finds link between adverse childhood experiences and pediatric asthma
Children who experience violence, substance abuse report significantly higher rates of asthma

 

Compassion unleashed with Memorial Hospital’s new Pet Therapy Program

47

URI engineering students develop wristband to measure tremors in PD

48

Gold by special delivery intensifies cancer-killing radiation

49

Borderline Personality Disorder as Debilitating as Bipolar Disorder
Mark Zimmerman, MD, compared psychiatric disorders to predict morbidity

 

Sandra Salzillo to speak at international trauma treatment conference

 
 

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