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MAY 2023    Volume 106, Number 4

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Editor-in-Chief
William Binder, MD

Associate Editors
Kenneth S. Korr, MD
George Bayliss, MD

Managing Editor
Mary Korr

Graphic Designer
Marianne Migliori

Contact
william_binder@brown.edu
mkorr@rimed.org

FOR AUTHORS
Publication Requirements
Copyright Transfer
Financial Disclosure
Commentary Guide
Letters to the Editor Guide
Images in Medicine Guide
Videos in Medicine Guide
 

GERIATRIC MEDICINE & CARE
Guest Editors
James L. Rudolph, MD, SM; Mriganka Singh, MD
[36-page PDF]

Geriatric Medicine: Treatises on Assessment of Function
James L. Rudolph, MD, SM; Mriganka Singh, MD

Distribution of Adult Day Health Centers and Persons Living with Dementia
Among Hospital Service Areas in Rhode Island

Thomas A. Bayer, MD; Christopher M. Santostefano, MPH, BSN; Jennifer L. Sullivan, PhD

Assessment of Frailty and Risk of Chemotherapy Toxicity at a Geriatric-Oncology
Multidisciplinary Clinic

Sakeena Raza, MD; James L. Rudolph, MD, SM; Nadia Mujahid, MD; Emily Zhou, MD;
Iva Neupane, MD; Joao Filipe G. Monteiro,
PhD; Mriganka Singh, MD;
Humera Khurshid, MD

Impact of Geriatric Trauma Co-Management on 1-Year Mortality in Older Adults
with Multiple Rib Fractures

Iva Neupane, MD; Mitchell Wice, MD; Joao Filipe G. Monteiro, PhD; Stephanie Lueckel, MD; Tareq Kheirbek, MD; Lynn McNicoll, MD; Mriganka Singh, MD; Nadia Mujahid, MD

Class II/III Obesity Prevalence in Residents of US Nursing Homes:
Cross-sectional Study and Forecasting 2030 with COVID-19 Perspective

Yasin Abul, MD; Frank DeVone, MS; Mriganka Singh, MD; Christopher Halladay, MS; Thomas A. Bayer, MD; Kevin W. McConeghy, PharmD, MS; Stefan Gravenstein, MD, MPH; James L. Rudolph, MD, SM

Disparities in Utilization of Palliative Care in Patients Experiencing Homelessness
Jane M. Simpson, DO; Jacob Ramos, MD; Annie Laurie Gula, MD; Mitchell Wice, MD; Edward Martin, MD; James L. Rudolph, MD, SM

Feasibility of Light and Music Therapy in the Elderly for the Prevention
of Hospital-Associated Delirium

Sarah Keene, MD, PhD; Arvind Balasundaram, BA; Lauren Cameron-Comasco, MD;
Ronny Otero, MD

CASE REPORT
Hemosuccus Pancreaticus: More Than at First Blush
Hannah Fiske, MD; Averill Guo, MD; Sarah Hyder, MD, MBA

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Evacuation of an Epidural Hematoma Without Neurosurgical Intervention
Sakina H. Sojar, MD; Erika Thayer, DO; Elizabeth Jacobs, MD

RESEARCH
Management of Acute Appendicitis in HIV/AIDs Patients:
A 19-year Review from the National In-Patient Sample

Kiran Simon; Lauren Cournoyer, MD; Chibueze A. Nwaiwu, MD; Andrew H. Stephen, MD, FACS; Daithi S. Heffernan, MD, FACS, AFRCSI

PUBLIC HEALTH
Vital Statistics
ROSEANN GIORGIANNI, DEPUTY STATE REGISTRAR

COMMENTARY
Drug Importation from Canada: The Wrong Prescription
Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS; Daniel P. O’Mahony, MSLS; I. Glenn Cohen, JD

The Four Humors (Updated for Neurologists)
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Letter to the Editors  
Access to Health Coverage, Parity Compliance May Help Improve Youth Mental Health Services
Mitchell Berger, MPH

We Are Read Everywhere
San Francisco, California

RIMS NEWS
Working for You: Advocacy Calendar

In the News     [8-page pdf]
Heart tissue sent to International Space Station in March returns, under analysis

FDA authorizes changes to simplify use of bivalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

American Lung Association releases 2023 State of the Air report

Country’s first state-regulated overdose prevention center slated to open in early 2024

Governor McKee update on access to Mifepristone in Rhode Island

RIDOH, CDC highlight STI data
Rates of STIs are increasing

W&I researchers present clinical trial results at Society of Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting

University Orthopedics’ Dr. Derek Jenkins to introduce hip implant to region

Center for Innovative Neurotechnology for Neural Repair present groundbreaking research
to U.S.Congress

Fatima Hospital now offering Inspire sleep apnea treatment

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Multidisciplinary Center opens at RIH APC

People/Places    [1-page pdf]
APPOINTMENTS
James V. McDonald, MD, MPH, nominated to serve as Commissioner of NY Dept. of Health

Kevin K. Martins, EdD, named Chief Diversity Officer of CNE

OBITUARY    [1-page pdf]
Stephen D. DiZio, MD

 
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