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FEBRUARY 2019    Volume 102, Number 1

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Editors-in-Chief
William Binder, MD
Edward Feller, MD

Associate Editor
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

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Sarah Stevens

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

 

COMMENTARY  
Why do doctors overprescribe antibiotics?
Edward Feller, MD, FACP, FACG

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Scottsdale, Arizona

WILDERNESS MEDICINE
Guest Editor: William Binder, MD, MA, FACEP
[Complete 33-page Themed Section]

From the Mountain Top to the Sea Bottom:
Training and Preparing for Wilderness, Environmental Medical Events
William Binder, MD, MA, FACEP

Wilderness Dermatology: Bugs, Plants, and Other Nuisances That May Ruin Your Hike
Dominic J. Wu, MD
Jennifer Lee, MD
Afton Chavez, MD
John C. Kawaoka, MD

Sailing Injuries: A Review of the Literature
Andrew Nathanson, MD, FACEP, FAWM

Accidental Hypothermia: ‘You’re Not Dead Until You’re Warm and Dead’
John L. Foggle, MD, MBA, FACEP

A Free Diver with Hemoptysis and Chest Pain
Chana Rich, MD
Kristina McAteer, MD
Victoria Leytin, MD
William Binder, MD

Learning from the Outside In:
Incorporating Wilderness Medicine into Traditional Emergency Medicine Education
Daniel Coleman, MD
Chana Rich, MD
Heather Rybasack-Smith, MD

Climate Change: A Review of a Public Health Opportunity for the Northeast
Renee N. Salas, MD, MPH, MS

CONTRIBUTIONS
Childhood Cancer in Rhode Island
Nicole Muhlbauer MD, MPH
Junhie Oh, BDS, MPH
Thomas Renaud, MD
Jennifer Welch, MD

Increasing Syphilis in Rhode Island: Return of an Old Foe
Antonio Junco-FernÁndez, MD
Madeline C. Montgomery, MPH
Christina Crowley, MPH
Thomas Bertrand, MPH
Theodore P. Marak, MPH
Michaela A. Maynard, MPH, MSN, NP-C
Caroline Gummo, MHS
Timothy P. Flanigan, MD
Philip A. Chan, MD, MS

CASE REPORTS
Acute Respiratory Failure from Cement Exposure: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Shihab Ali, MD
Rachel Wightman, MD
Jason Hack, MD

An Infectious Triple Play: Three Separate Infections in an Elderly Patient
Burton Hui Shen, MD
Thomas A. Bledsoe, MD

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Unilateral Birdshot Chorioretinopathy in an Elderly Patient
Ronald K. Akiki, BA
Brittney Statler, MD
Paul B. Greenberg, MD, MPH
Robert H. Janigian, MD

PUBLIC HEALTH
Health by Numbers
Health of Caregivers in Rhode Island
Tracy L. Jackson, PhD, MPH
Tara Cooper, MPH

RIMS NEWS   [7-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

IN THE NEWS    [6-page section]
Partners Healthcare files application with RIDOH on CNE acquisition

Care New England statement on Partners CEO resignation

Lifespan statement regarding Partners application to acquire CNE

Kent Hospital dedicates Simulation Training Lab

South County Health plans Centennial events

Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic seeks volunteers

VA Medical Center multidisciplinary study to help identify veterans at risk for suicide

Rhode island HOSPITAL researchers evaluating Troriluzole to slow Alzheimer’s disease

Women & Infants awards research grants to Drs. Brousseau, Ribeiro

URI Ryan Institute initiates clinical trial to study role of the brain’s blood vessels in Alzheimer’s

RI Hospital participating in TANGO clinical Alzheimer’s disease trial

BOOK REVIEW   
Your Heart, My Hands: Cardiac surgeon Arun Singh’s memoir an engrossing immigrant saga
of struggles, successes – in life and in the OR

Kenneth S. Korr, MD, FACC

PEOPLE/PLACES    [12-page section]
Appointments
Wafik El-Deiry, MD, appointed associate dean for Oncologic Sciences at Brown/Lifespan

Alexios Carayannopoulos, DO, appointed chief of new physical medicine
and rehabilitation department at RIH

Audrey Tyrka, MD, PhD, named Co-Chair of the ACNP Women’s Task Force

Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, named president of Society for Redox Biology and Medicine

Eric Berthiaume, MD, named president of University Gastroenterology

Elizabeth Decker, DO, joins University Gastroenterology

Emiko Ishihara, DO, joins Southcoast Physicians Group

Mohamad Hamdi, MD, joins The South County Health Center for Women’s Health

John K. Czerwein, Jr, MD, named chief of the Division of Orthopedics at Fatima

Aaron Milam, DPM, named chief of the Division of Podiatry at Fatima

Recognition
Steven Brown, DMD, receives 2018 Hamolsky outstanding physician award

Lisa Frappier, DO; James Ingraham, MD, named APA Distinguished Fellows

L. Anthony Cirillo, MD, elected to the ACEP Board of Directors; receives Health Policy Award

Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital earns national accreditation

Helena Kuhn, MD; Mary Teeple, MD; Martin Weinstock, MD, PhD, dermatologists honored during American Cancer Society event

Megan L. Ranney, MD, receives Selya Award for Excellence in Research

Rhode Island Hospital earns Blue Distinction® Centers+ designation for cardiac care

South County Health Cancer Center re-accredited by Commission on Cancer

East Greenwich Pediatrics named Cancer Prevention Champion by CDC for HPV vaccine prevention efforts

Obituaries
Robert “Bob” Earle Nadeau, MD
Sonia Strung, MD
Edgard Turnier, MD
John Yasher, MD

 
 
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