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JUNE 2016

Volume 99, 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

     

 

21-page Special Section
OPHTHALMOLOGY
Guest Editor Michael E. Migliori, MD, FACS

 

16

The Evolution of Ophthalmology in Rhode Island
Michael E. Migliori, MD, FACS

18

Glaucoma as a Neurodegenerative Disease:
Why We Must ‘Look for the Protein’

Lenworth N. Johnson, MD, MA (Hon.)

22

Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty as Primary Treatment for Open-Angle Glaucoma
Laith M. Kadasi, MD; Safa Wagdi, MD; Kimberly V. Miller, MD

26

The Role of Biological Agents and Immunomodulators in Treatment Strategies for Thyroid Eye Disease:
An Evidence-based Review

Anna Ginter, MD; Michael E. Migliori, MD, FACS

30

Corneal In Vivo Confocal Microscopy:
Clinical Applications

Jae Young You, MD; Paul J. Botelho, MD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

34

The Preparticipation Evaluation and Cardiovascular Screening in Young Athletes: Considering the Pros and Cons
Jeffrey P. Feden, MD; Razib Khaund, MD

37

Etiology of symptomatic urethritis in men
and association with sexual behaviors

Hari T. Vigneswaran, MD; Grayson Baird, PhD; Kathleen Hwang, MD; Joseph Renzulli, MD; Philip A. Chan, MD

41

Clinical presentation, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and
treatment of acquired and hereditary angioedema:
Exploring state-of-the-art therapies in RI

Canting Guo, MD; Russell A. Settipane, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

45

Health by Numbers
Use of emerging tobacco products among adolescents who do not smoke conventional cigarettes
Elsa Larson, P
hD, MS; Deborah N. Pearlman, PhD

48

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(7-page section)

8

Standard of care
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

11

Filming in the ED:
A Cautionary Tale
NY hospital settles $2.2M
claim over patient-privacy violations suit

HERBERT RAKATANSKY, MD

14

High Tech Tach:
A New Era of Patient-Generated Data
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

15

Chichén Itzá

 

RIMS NEWS
(5-page section)

50

Working for You

50

RIMS CME: Eleventh Hour Education Event

53

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

RIMS Special Event:
Pizza Grilling Class

55

PEOPLE
(12-page section)

 

Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

73

HERITAGE

 

A Last Hurrah:
Memorial’s Nurse
Alumni Association
Celebrates Centennial

Susan McDonald

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 6-page section)

55

Women & Infants, Bradley Receive $1.5M to Support Phase II of Rhode Island Consortium For Autism Research and Treatment
Grant will enable further recruitment and development of statewide partnership to support population-based research on autism spectrum disorder

57

Southcoast Health, Care New England Move to Next Step in Affiliation Process
Combined system would create two-state, eight-hospital, $2 billion-plus, not-for-profit healthcare system

 

Roger Williams’ gastroenterologist introduces new stent technology

59

Southcoast Health expands existing relationship with Boston Children’s Hospital; physician leadership appointed

 

RI Health Centers Receive Nearly $3M to Expand Services

 
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