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September 2016

Volume 99, Number 9

 
 

Complete issue

Archives

About RIMJ

For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
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
ADOLESCENT HEALTH – PART II
Guest Editor Patricia Flanagan, MD

 

16

Perspectives and Approaches to the Dynamic and
Developmental Issues in Adolescent Health Care:
Addressing the Needs of Specific Populations of Youth

Patricia Flanagan, MD

17

Advances in Adolescent and Young Adult Eating Disorder Care in Rhode Island
Abigail Donaldson, MD; Allison Hall, LICSW; Christina Tortolani, PhD

21

Greater than the Sum of its Parts: An Integrated, Patient and Family-Centered Approach for Adolescents
with Med/Psych Presentations

Diane DerMarderosian, MD; Heather A. Chapman, MD; Margaret K. Kozel, MD; Francine R. Pingitore, PhD, PCNS-BC; Michelle L. Rickerby, MD

24

Health Care Needs of Incarcerated Adolescents
Kristyn Gergelis, MD; Jonathan Kole, MD; Elizabeth A. Lowenhaupt, MD

27

Sex Trafficking Assessment and Resources (STAR)
for Pediatric Attendings in Rhode Island

Christine E. Barron, MD; Jessica L. Moore, BA; Grayson Baird, PhD; Amy P. Goldberg, MD

31

Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth: Psychosocial and Medical Considerations
Agnieszka Janicka, MD; Michelle Forcier, MD

 

CONTRIBUTIONS

35

An Evaluation of the Utility of an Orthopaedic Surgery Rotation for Emergency Medicine Residents
Joseph A. Gil, MD; Steven F. DeFroda, MD; Adam Janicki, MD; Jessica Smith, MD; Craig Eberson, MD

38

Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography as a Non-Invasive Tool for Diagnosis and Monitoring of Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome
Jay H. Levin, MD; Jorge Benavides; Claudine Caddick; Kathleen Laurie; Janet Wilterdink, MD; Shadi Yaghi, MD; Brian Silver, MD; Muhib Khan, MD

 

PUBLIC HEALTH

42

HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Characteristics of Suicide Attempts and Deaths Among those Aged 60 Years and Older in Rhode Island
Yongwen Jiang, PhD; Mary Ann Ciano, MA; Jeffrey Hill, MS; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

46

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

 

COMMENTARY
(6-page section)

8

Into the Ether
JOSEPH H. FRIEDMAN, MD

 

Role-playing in Physician-Patient Relationships
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

9

AMA Urges EpiPen Manufacturer to Rein in Exorbitant Costs

 

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE
RIMJ readers' photos

14

Barcelona, Spain
Tivoli, Italy
Split, Croatia

 

RIMS NEWS
(9-page section)

47

Are you reading
RIMS Notes?

49

Convivium 2016

50

Working for You

51

Special Event: Demystifying the Legislature

55

Why You Should Join RIMS

 

PEOPLE
(7-page section)

67

Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

 

HERITAGE

75

Fighting TB with
Fresh-Air Schools
RIMS’ doctors launch
a movement

MARY KORR

 

IN THE NEWS
(complete 9-page section)

57

AMA partners with Rhode Island Medical Society, state to combat opioid epidemic
Pilot program designed to reduce prescription opioid misuse and heroin use 

58

OHIC approves commercial health insurance rates for 2017

 

Screening women with endometrial cancer for genetic risk recommended

60

Gateway $1.2M grant focused on homelessness
Creating comprehensive, multi-agency resources across state key to program

 

Gateway’s The Autism Project awarded $1.26M
Will extend reach of autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities services throughout Rhode Island

62

Brown School of Public Health, Health Dept., form academic partnership

63

Charles Eaton, MD, awarded $2.6M NIH grant to study the effect of exercise on heart failure in elderly women

 

Pet Scans not effective enough in identifying lymph nodes with cervical cancer

65

Research evaluates 18-month neurobehavioral outcomes in single-family room neonatal intensive care units

66

Kent Hospital announces new pharmacy residency program

 

Hepatitis C virus-related hospitalizations and deaths rise in the last decade

 
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