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November 2015

Volume 98, Number 11

 
 

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

     

 

20-page Special Section
UPDATES IN ONCOLOGY: PART 2
Guest Editors
Kimberly Perez, MD; Murray B. Resnick, MD, PhD

 

17

Updates in Molecular Pathology of
Central Nervous System Gliomas in Adults

Michael Punsoni, MD; John E. Donahue, MD; Heinrich D. Elinzano, MD; Timothy Kinsella, MD

20

Therapeutic Molecular Biomarkers in Gynecological Cancers
Evelyn Cantillo, MD; Tina Rizack, MD, MPH

23

Genetics and Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Rabin Niroula, MD; James Butera, MD

27

Genomics in Acute Myeloid Leukemia: From Identification to Personalization
James M. Martin, MD; Eric S. Winer, MD

31

Melanoma Genomics and Immunotherapy
Maria Constantinou, MD

 

CONTRIBUTION

35

Oral Hygiene in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease
Leonardo M. Batista, MD, DDS; Millena Teles Portela de Oliveira, DDS; Wilrama B. Magalhaes, MD, DDS; Poliana Lima Bastos, DDS, PhD, MSc

 

CASE REPORT

38

High-Pressure Injection to the Great Toe with River Water
Todd R. Borenstein, MD; Joey P. Johnson, MD;
Brian Cohen, MD; Patrick Kane, MD

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC

42

Chest Pain and a Sore Throat
Courteney MacKuen, MD; Jeffrey Feden, MD;
Bonnie Marr, MD; William Binder, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

45

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Intimate Partner Violence/Problem and Victims in Rhode Island
Yongwen Jiang, Phd; Deborah Debare, MMHS; Beatriz Perez, MPH; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

50

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

 

Ebola vaccine and
corporate responsibility
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

Dissent as a Prelude
to Advancement
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 

Growing Up and Aging with
Progressive Hearing Loss
Anna Albrecht Parisi, RN, MSN

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

15

Narragansett Bay, RI
Bar Harbor, Maine
Santorini, Greece
Athens, Greece

 

RIMS NEWS
(6-page section)

52

RIMS and Coverys announce new partnership

53

Working for You

56

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(13-page section)

68

Recognition
Appointments
Obituaries

 

SPOTLIGHT

80

Josh Schiffman, MD:
Genetic clues as to why
elephants rarely get cancer

MARY KORR

 

HERITAGE

84

1780: American dentistry had its roots in RI during the Revolution
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 10-page section)

58

CharterCARE announces $17.5M capital investment in RI facilities

59

Coastal ranks in top 1 percent nationwide for quality; announces $15.3M in shared savings program

 

Southcoast Health unveils Lash Heart and Vascular Center at Charlton

60

Newly approved hearing-impaired device available at Rhode Island Hospital
Demand for hybrid cochlear implants continues to grow

 

Total Joint Center at Miriam launches quality improvement initiative
National database helps assess pain, function before and after joint replacement surgery

62

Miriam receives $1.3M NIH bariatric surgery grant
Data from the three-year study will focus on understanding how to help maximize weight loss using mobile technology

 

RIQI receives $8.3M Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Award
Statewide collaborative will join federal government and other partners in supporting large-scale health care transformation among clinician practice

63

Ruben Alvero, MD, publishes research on unexplained infertility in NEJM

 

Women & Infants introduces Menopause Program

64

Hasbro expands medical/psychiatric programs with Bradley Hospital
Renovations help double the number of inpatient beds and dramatically increase partial program capacity

 

Hasbro introduces new pediatric spinal surgery
Magnetic growing rod surgery allows in-office spine lengthening versus bi-annual returns to the operating room

65

Jennifer F. Friedman, MD, at RIH confirms anti-parasitic drug safe for pregnant women after first trimester
Finding could spur improved access to treatment to millions of women in developing countries

 

RIH, Hasbro EDs to participate in research trial for seizure medicines

 

ICDs approved for use in MRI scans now being implanted at CNE hospitals

66

Memorial researchers note connection between sleep apnea and nighttime urination
in postmenopausal women

 

Medical licensure and discipline legislative commission meets

 
 

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