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June 2015

Volume 98, Number 6

 
 

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

     

 

22-page Special Section
EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Guest Editors: Ilse Jenouri, MD, MBA;
Gary Bubly, MD
, FACEP

 

17

This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Emergency Department
Ilse Jenouri, MD, MBA; Gary Bubly, MD, FACEP

18

Emergency Ultrasound: Point-of-care Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine
Otto Liebmann, MD; Tobias Kummer, MD

23

The Emerging Science of Gender-Specific Emergency Medicine
Alyson J. McGregor, MD, MA;
Esther K. Choo, MD, MPH

27

Concussion: A Primer for the Physician
Neha Raukar, MD; Linda Chao, MD’16

30

The Extinction of Triage
Christopher P. Zabbo, DO; Katy E. Welzbacher, DO; Lynne Rivard, MBA, BSN, RN;
Peter F. Graves, MD

33

Scribes: Letting Doctors Do What They Do Best
Benjamin M. Marks,
Matthew A. Kopp, MD, FACEP, CPC

35

A Scribe’s Refection
Katie Baird, BS, MD’17

 

CONTRIBUTION

37

Reported Behaviors of Prescription-Drug Misuse and Medication Safety among Students Attending a Rhode Island University
Kelly L. Matson, BSNutr, PharmD;
Jayne E. Pawasauskas, P
harmD, BCPS;
Fortunato Procopio, MD

 

CASE REPORT

41

Dyspnea on Daptomycin: Eosinophilic Pneumonia
Ann Wojtaszczyk, MD; Matthew Jankowich, MD

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC

44

A twist and a turn
William Binder, MD; Mark Greve, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

47

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Predictors of non-completion of community-based
chronic disease self-management programs: The Rhode Island experience during an economic recession

Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD; Sophie O’Connell, MA; Darren Kaw, MPH; Dona Goldman, RN, MPH

51

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

8

Rapid diagnosis
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

An EPIC Adventure
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

 

PHP PERSPECTIVES

14

Can Empathy Be Taught?
Reflections from a Medical Student Active-Listening Workshop

Lianna Karp, MD’16

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

51

China
Spain
US Virgin Islands

 

RIMS NEWS
(4-page section)

53

Medical Student Prizes

54

Working for You

55

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

SPOTLIGHT

64

Medical students portray the
art and science of medicine in AMS’ first annual art exhibit

MARY KORR

 

PEOPLE
(11-page section)

66

Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

 

HERITAGE

77

Dr. William Shaw Bowen:
From Scalpel to Scoop
East Greenwich Physician
Switches Careers in Era
of ‘Yellow’ Journalism

MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 8-page section)

57

Department of Health Holds First Health Equity Summit to Examine Disparities

58

David Edmonson, MD, introduces MarginProbe™ System in lumpectomy to RI

 

Comprehensive Cancer Center launches Lung Cancer Screening Clinic
Multidisciplinary clinic offers timely, convenient access of care to patients who have a positive lung cancer screening CT scan

60

Brain science researchers embark on year-long studies of autism, epilepsy, pain, stroke
Funded by ‘New Frontiers’ awards from the Brown Institute for Brain Science and the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute

61

St. Joseph School of Nursing Graduates 113th Class

62

Department of Health announces $468,000 in federal funding aimed at preventing youth access to tobacco
Only four other states have received similar awards to conduct such studies

 

Rates of HIV, other STDs increasing in RI, nationwide

 
 

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