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APRIL 2016

Volume 99, Number 4

 
 

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

16

Cancer and Obesity in Rhode Island
Elizabeth PRSIC, MD; Meeka Gandhi, BA; Sophia Rizk, MD; Kenneth Bishop, MD, PhD; Matthew Santos, BS

20

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education
Among Alpert Medical School Students

Eleanor DiBiasio, MPH

26

A Revised Simulation-Based Cataract Surgery Course
for Ophthalmology Residents

Emily Li, MD; Alfred A. Paul, MD; Paul B. Greenberg, MD

28

Persistence with Newly Initiated Antidepressant
Medication in Rhode Island Medicaid: Analysis and Insights for Promoting Patient Adherence

Stephen Kogut, PhD, MBA, RPh; Brian J. Quilliam, PhD, RPh; Rita Marcoux, MBA, RPh; William McQuade, DSc, MPH; Cheryl Wojciechowski; Charles Wentworth, III, MS; Rebecca Plonsky, LICSW; Noelle Wood, PhD

 

IMAGES IN MEDICINE

33

Migraine with unilateral mydriasis
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE RESIDENCY CPC

34

A Case of Hypothermia
Laura Ruhland, MD; Jonathan Ameli, MD; William Binder, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

37

Health by Numbers
Active and Direct Active Monitoring of Travelers Returning from Countries that Experienced Widespread Transmission of Ebola Virus Disease, Rhode Island, October 2014–December 2015
Jaclyn Skidmore, MSc; Michael Gosciminski, MT, MPH; Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH

41

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

7

Medical Passports
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

Pain management:
Considering the medical,
legal aspects in patient care
HERBERT RAKATANSKY, MD

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

13

Lisbon, Portugal
Peral Harbor Oahu

 

RIMS NEWS
(6-page section)

43

Working for You

47

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(14-page section)

58

Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

 

HERITAGE

72

Haines State Park:
The Fresh-Air Legacy
of Dr. George B. Haines

Mary Korr

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 9-page section)

49

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan seek to partner in Rhode Island

 

Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, Visiting Nurse Home Care rebrand as HopeHealth
Home Care & Hospice of New England, HopeHealth in Massachusetts Complete Affiliation

51

Hasbro study finds nearly half of all teens visiting ED report peer violence and cyberbullying, many showing signs of PTSD
Research highlights need for improved screenings and early treatment

 

Rhode Island Medical Imaging expands Vein Institute

53

Medical Screening, Special Testing Team from Women & Infants publishes in Public Library of Science on gestational diabetes findings

 

Hasbro study shows incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in RI among highest in US
Study highlights need for more research into causes and treatments for IBD

54

Research shows use of steroids in women at risk for late preterm delivery reduces rate of
neonatal respiratory complications

56

URI launches Academic Health Collaborative
New College of Health Sciences to be linked to Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy under plan

 

Miriam Hospital recognized for lowest heart attack deaths nationwide

 
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