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January 2016

Volume 99, Number 1

 
 

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

Prevalence of Sedating Medication Use Among Older Drivers Presenting in the Emergency Department
Adam W. Henderson, BS, MD’17; Francesca L. Beaudoin, MD, MS; Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH; Janette Baird, PhD

30

Patient Perspectives on the Need for and Barriers to Professional Medical Interpretation
Katherine Brooks, Bianca Stifani, MD; Haiyan Ramírez Batlle, MA; Maria Aguilera Nunez, MS; Matthew Erlich, MA, M. Phil; Joseph Diaz, MD, MPH

 

CASE REPORTS

20

Snakebite! Crotalinae Envenomation of a Man in Rhode Island
Xiao C. Zhang, MD, MS; Alexis Kearney MD, MPH; Frantz J. Gibbs, MD; Jason B. Hack, MD

25

Refractory sciatica could be a sign of malignancy:
A unique case presentation

Karuppiah Arunachalam, MD

28

Painless syphilitic uveitis in the Emergency Department
Cameron Gettel, MD

30

Patient Perspectives on the Need for and Barriers to Professional Medical Interpretation
Katherine Brooks, Bianca Stifani, MD; Haiyan Ramírez Batlle, MA;Maria Aguilera Nunez, MS; Matthew Erlich, MA, M. Phil;Joseph Diaz, MD, MPH

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

34

PUBLIC HEALTH BRIEFING
Rhode Island’s Physician Rules and Regulations:
New, Improved, and Simplified

James McDonald, MD, MPH

35

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

FROM THE EDITORS

6

Thanks to RIMJ’s Guest Editors of 2015

 

COMMENTARY
(6-page section)

8

Bloodletting in the 21st Century?
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

From the Shiftless Lazy to
the Contemplative Scholars
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

13

Calabria, Italy

 

RIMS NEWS
(6-page section)

37

Working for You

39

Why You Should Join RIMS

41

Open House photos

 

PEOPLE
(11-page section)

50

Appointments, Research,
Recognition, Obituaries

 

HERITAGE

58

The early physicians of Washington and Kent Counties
They fought in Civil War, served on Supreme Court, rounded on horseback
MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 7-page section)

43

Brown, RIH Win $1.7M in Grants to Teach Addiction Screening

45

Outpatient detoxification program available at Butler Hospital

 

Lifespan, Brown, Care New England, University of Rhode Island, Providence VA Medical Center forge neuroscience research agreement

47

Bradley Hospital Enrolling Teens with Tic Disorder for Research Study
Study will examine how the brain and environment interact to influence tics

 

Bradley Hospital continues to expand inpatient capacity for children and teens locally, regionally
Renews contract with Boston Children’s Hospital to provide world-class psychiatric care

48

Promising new technology to block sciatica and back pain in use at RIH

 

Research offers recommendations for use of aspirin to prevent preeclampsia

 
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