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MARCH 2020    Volume 103, Number 2

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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

Advertising Administrator
Sarah Stevens

Advertising Rate Sheet
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For Authors
Author Guidelines
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Letters to the Editor
Images in Clinical Medicine

 

COMMENTARY   [8-page section]    
Prognostic Implications of Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Stenting Among Politicians
Kenneth S. Korr, MD, FACC

Are We Right When We’re Certain? Overconfidence in Medicine
Jeffrey A. Lam, BA, MD’21
Edward Feller, MD, FACP, FACG

The Perspective of a Human Computer
Kathleen Garvey, PC ’20

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Rancho Mirage, California

EXTRA – CASE REPORTS
Co-infection with SARS-CoV-2 and Human Metapneumovirus
Francine Touzard-Romo, MD
Chantal TapÉ, BA, MD’20
John R. Lonks, MD

COVID-19 in a Patient Presenting with Syncope and a Normal Chest X-ray
CHANTAL TAPÉ, BA, MD’20; KATRINA M. BYRD, MD; SU AUNG, MD; JOHN R. LONKS, MD;
TIMOTHY P. FLANIGAN, MD; NATASHA R. RYBAK, MD

INFECTION CONTROL
Guest Editor
John R. Lonks, MD

[Complete 21-page Themed Section]

Examining the Components of Effective Infection Control and Prevention
John R. Lonks, MD

MRSA Prevalence in Preoperative S. aureus
Nasal Culture Isolates is Significantly Different From a Traditional Hospital-wide Antibiogram

Andrew R. Crawford, MD
Nancy Vallande, MS
John R. Lonks, MD

Safety and Nosocomial Clostridioides difficile Infections
Susan Steeves, MSN, RN
Nancy Vallande, MS
John R. Lonks, MD

Antibiotics and Nosocomial Clostridioides difficile, a Retrospective Chart Review
Kelly A. Skrable, MD, MPH
John R. Lonks, MD

Rate of Clostridioides difficile Culture Positivity Among Hospitalized Patients
John R. Lonks, MD
Eric Nolette, BS
Jennifer L. Cadnum, BS
Curtis J. Donskey, MD

To Treat or Not to Treat: UTI or Bacteriuria?
Raul Macias-Gil, MD
Emily O’Neill, P
harmD
Melissa M. Gaitanis, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
Disseminating Education and Treatment for Children and Adolescents
with Eating Disorders Across Levels of Care

Eva-Molly Petitto Dunbar, MA
Christina Tortolani, P
hD
Abigail Donaldson, MD
Diane DerMarderosian, MD
Michelle Rickerby, MD
Andrea B. Goldschmidt, P
hD

Proposed Healthcare Initiatives to Mitigate Opioid Risk and Advance Safety of Pain Management
Danielle Famularo
Angela Kuzmanoski
Jayne Pawasauskas, P
harmD, BCPS

Prescription Opioid Prescribing in Western Europe and the United States
Aiden Meyer
Cheryl LeClair, MSW
James V. M
cDonald, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
Health by Numbers
Sleep Deprivation among Rhode Island High School Students
Tracy L. Jackson, PhD, MPH
Tara Cooper, MPH

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [5-page section]
Are you reading RIMS Notes?

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

IN THE NEWS    [8-page section]
RIDOH announces second presumptive positive COVID-19 case; testing a third individual
All three individuals from the same European trip; two schools in Rhode Island temporarily closed

Lifespan, Brown Medical School send message of support to
academic medical center partner Wuhan Union Hospital

Care New England releases fiscal year 2020 First Quarter results

Care New England purchases new beds for Women & Infants, Kent

STROKE Research new drug helps to preserve brain cells

Coastal Medical, Lifespan sign LOI to pursue affiliation

Dominic Thomas Kleinhenz, MD, of University Orthopedics performs
breakthrough surgery for treatment of cervical disc degeneration

Lifespan acquires da Vinci Xi’s for Miriam, RIH to expand robotic-assisted, minimally
invasive procedures 

Providence VA Medical Center holds ribbon cuttings for new ICU, garage

PEOPLE/PLACES    [4-page section]

Appointments
Jonathan Friedman joins University Gastroenterology as COO

Rebecca Boss joins CODAC as COO

RECOGNITION
Southcoast Health awarded AHA Gold for workplace health

Integra Community Care Network #2 in overall quality score in
national ranking of ‘Next Generation ACOs’

Lindsay Orchowski, PhD, earns Selya Award for Excellence in Research

Obituaries
Vincent A. DeConti, MD
Alceu L. Pedreira, MD
Jacob Y. Schinazi, MD

HERITAGE   
Aboard the Adriatic, Bound for Alexandria
Letters to the Editor from Dr. F.T. Rogers, 1922

Mary Korr

 
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