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NOVEMBER 2018    Volume 101, Number 9

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Editor-in-Chief
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Advertising Administrator
Sarah Stevens

Advertising Rate Sheet
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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor

 

COMMENTARY  
What to do when bad news isn’t understood?
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

PERSPECTIVE  
Caring for Caregivers: Burnout and Resources for Caregivers in Rhode Island
Jonathan Staloff, MD-ScM’19
Michelle Diop, MD-ScM’19
Rani Matuk, MS, MBA, MD-ScM ’19
Alison Riese, MD, MPH
Jordan White, MD, MPH

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

São Miguel, Azores

CONTRIBUTIONS
Patient Factors Associated with Successful Incentive Spirometry
Thomas J. Martin, BA, NRP
Shyam A. Patel, MD
Megan Tran, BS
Ashley Szabo Eltorai, MD
Alan H. Daniels, MD
Adam E. M. Eltorai,
PhD

Distribution of Preventive Dental Care during Pregnancy in Rhode Island, 2012 to 2015
Herman F. Chenwi
David A. Savitz,
PhD

The Provision of HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis in the Context of Child Sex Trafficking
Christine E. Barron, MD
Jessica Moore, BA
Grayson Baird, P
hD
Erica Hardy, MD
Amy Goldberg, MD

Bridging the [Health Equity] Gap at a Free Clinic for Uninsured Residents of Rhode Island
Pooja Hindocha
Nisha Janardhanan Nair
Jennifer L. Pigoga
Katherine Barry
Meghan McCarthy
Valerie Almeida-Monroe
Anne S. De Groot, MD

CASE REPORTS
A Double Whammy: Lactobacillus acidophilus Bacteremia and Subsequent Lactobacillus rhamnosus Prosthetic Valve Infective Endocarditis in an Elderly Diabetic Patient
Fatima Zeba, MD
Juliet Yirerong, MD
Maen Assali, MD
Geetika Tewary, MD
Amanda Noska, MD, MPH

Acquired Gitelman Syndrome Secondary to Bendamustine Use
Andrew Rogers, MD
Pulkit Gandhi, MD
Joseph Bautista, MD
Jie Tang, MD

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Bilateral Breast Sarcoidosis Mimicking Synchronous Primary Breast Cancer
Andrew M. Tareila, BA
Bassam I. Aswad, MD
Robert C. Ward, MD
Mary M. Hillstrom, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Assessing Educational, Developmental, and Parent Support Services
Received by Families of Children with Craniofacial Birth Defects

Kristen St. John, MPH
Donna Lee Houle, CCHW
Samara Viner-Brown, MS

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

SPOTLIGHT   
At 81, Dr. Fredric Silverblatt tests his mettle in Aquabike World Championships
Eric Dickervitz

RIMS NEWS   
[9-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

New slate of officers inagurated (photos)
Annual Membership Convivium and Awards (photos)

IN THE NEWS    
[8-page section]
AMA announces next phase of national effort to create the medical schools of the future

Lifespan Cancer Institute to help establish national research center

Providence VA awarded funding for study on female veterans with upper limb amputation 

housing vouchers to help area homeless veterans

Annual VA Report shows Providence VAMC improvement

Barry M. Lester, PhD publishes research on genetic changes linked to breastfeeding

PEOPLE/PLACES    
[9-page section]
Joseph Izzi, Jr, MD, joins University Orthopedics

Franklin McCool, MD, named medical director of the Roger Williams Sleep Disorders Center

L. Anthony Cirillo, MD (photo only) was named to the American College of Emergency Physicians Board of Directors

Ruben J. Alvero, MD; Paul A. DiSilvestro, MD; Vivian Sung, MD, MPH, FACOG , inducted as AGOS Fellows

Newport Hospital again receives Baby Friendly designation

Obituaries
Patricia Joan (Kennedy) Issarescu, MD
Henry L. Whited, MD

HERITAGE   
December 1917: RI Medical Teams Rush to Halifax Disaster
MARY KORR

 
 
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