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MAY 2020    Volume 103, Number 4

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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       
Stepping up to the Plate in the Throes of a Pandemic
William Binder, MD, FACEP

Delayed care-seeking for non-COVID illnesses in Rhode Island
Luke Messac, MD, PhD
Anita Knopov, MD
Meredith Horton, MD

Addressing Opioid Use among Adolescents
Anthony Barisano, ScB‘23, MD’27

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   
RIMJ Readers' Photos

Quarantine in New York; Rhode Island Blood Center

PAIN MANAGEMENT IN REHABILITATION
Guest Editor: Jon A. Mukand, MD, PhD
[Complete 20-page Themed Section]

Pain Management Strategies & Therapeutic Options in the Rehabilitation Setting
Jon A. Mukand, MD, PhD

Management of Post-Amputation Pain
Jacob M. Modest, MD
Jeremy E. Raducha, MD
Edward J. Testa, MD
Craig P. Eberson, MD

Spinal Cord Stimulation: The Use of Neuromodulation for Treatment of Chronic Pain
Alex Han, BA, MD'21
Alexios G. Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH, FAAPMR, FAAOE, FFSMB

Osteoarthritic Pain: A Brief Review of Nonsurgical, Surgical, and Alternative Treatment Approaches
Shashank Dwivedi, MD
Michael Kutschke, MD
Sebastian Orman, MD
Zainab Ibrahim, MD
Eric M. Cohen, MD

Surgical Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand
Shashank Dwivedi, MD
Edward J. Testa, MD
Jacob M. Modest, MD
Zainab Ibrahim, MD
Joseph A. Gil, MD

CONTRIBUTIONS
Preconception Marijuana Use in Rhode Island: Rates, Demographics, and Psychosocial Correlates
Kira A. Bromwich, BA
Natasha A. Sokol,
ScD
Meaghan McCallum, PhD
Cynthia Nguyen, BA
Erika F. Werner, MD, MS
Kristen A. Matteson, MD, MPH
Chrystal Vergara-Lopez,
PhD
Laura R. Stroud, PhD

Interdepartmental Collaboration for Simulation-based Education:
Obstetric Emergencies for Emergency Medicine

Andrew Musits, MD, MS
Robyn Wing, MD, MPH
Meera Simoes, MD
Michele Style, MD
Gianna Petrone, DO
Nick Musisca, MD
Linda Brown, MD, MSCE

Review of Rhode Island Physician Loss-of-Licensure Cases, 2009–2019
Luke Barre, MD, MPH
Angela Phengsavatdy, BS
Margaret Benson
James V. M
cDonald, MD, MPH

IMAGES IN MEDICINE
Contained Free Wall Rupture after Myocardial Infarction
Babak Tehrani, MD
Neel Belani, MD

CASE REPORT
Spinal Epidural Hematoma after Attempted Catheter Thrombectomy
of a Large Iliofemoral Deep Venous Thrombosis: A Case Report

Konrad Walek, BS
Rahul Sastry, MD
Steven Toms, MD, MPH

PUBLIC HEALTH
Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

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

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites

SPOTLIGHT   
Zoom Talk on “The Great Influenza” with John M. Barry
Lessons from 1918

Mary Korr

IN THE NEWS    [8-page section]
Preparing for Potential COVID-19 Surge
Convention Center, two other field hospitals ready if needed

New CNE Covid-19 testing site opens on Memorial Hospital grounds

Drs. Caliendo, Kurtis to lead COVID-19 testing and validation task force

Lifespan reports COVID-19 related financial losses in March
roughly equivalent to last year’s total losses

CNE reports operating loss of $15.2M in March

Immunomic partners with EpiVax and PharmaJet on COVID-19 vaccine

EpiVax Partners with GAIA Vaccine Foundation to make COVID-19 vaccine license
free to developing countries

New Southcoast ICU opens ahead of schedule as part of COVID response
St. Luke’s adds 16 beds, doubles size of previous unit, which will remain in operation

Herbert Aronow, MD, MPH, is author of national recommendations related to
cardiovascular care during COVID-19

Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital interviewed people
who use opioids to explore the relationships they have with dealers 

Rhode Island’s air quality worsened for ozone pollution, finds 2020 ‘State of the Air’ Report

PEOPLE/PLACES    [3-page section]

Appointments
Athena Poppas, MD, named president of the American College of Cardiology
Anitra L. Galmore named VP, CNO/COO at South County Health

RECOGNITION
Matt Collins, MD, named 2020 Career Achiever by PBN

Obituaries
Arthur G. Bonivart, MD
Alfred F. Parisi, MD

HERITAGE   
Mary Mallon: First Asymptomatic Carrier of Typhoid Fever
Mary Korr

The Civil Rights of Mary Mallon
Stanley M. Aronson, MD

 
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