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MAY 2017    Volume 100, Number 5

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COMMENTARY   [6-page section]
Malingering?
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

Providing non-emergency healthcare for undocumented immigrants raises issues
Herbert Rakatansky, MD

WE ARE READ EVERYWHERE   RIMJ Readers' Photos
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Manaus, Brazil

[Complete 27-page special section]

The Evolving Landscape of Thromboembolic Disease:
Diagnostic and Management Strategies

Kenneth S. Korr, MD, FACC
Guest Editor

Direct Oral Anti-Coagulants (DOACs):
Current Status among Distinct Patient Subgroups

Peter Riley, MD
Abhishek Maan, MD
Kenneth S. Korr, MD, FACC

Minimally Invasive Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage:
A Non-Pharmacologic Approach to Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Brian D. McCauley, MD, MPH
Antony F. Chu, MD, FHRS, FACC, FACP

Pulmonary Embolism in 2017:
Increasing Options for Increasing Incidence

William Prabhu, MD
Peter A. Soukas, MD, FACC, FSVM, FSCAI, FACP

The Arm is Not the Leg:
Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Upper Extremity Deep-Vein Thrombosis

Adam M. Noyes, MD
John Dickey, MD

Chronic Venous Insufficiency:
Novel Management Strategies for an Under-diagnosed Disease Process

Omar N. Hyder, MD
Peter A. Soukas, MD, FACC, FSVM, FSCAI, FACP

PUBLIC HEALTH
HEALTH BY NUMBERS
Disparities in Secondhand Smoke Exposure among Nonsmoking Adults in Rhode Island:
Tobacco Control’s Pro-Equity Approach

Elsa Larson, PhD, MS
Benvinda Santos, MPA

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, State Registrar

RIMS NEWS   [7-page section]
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IN THE NEWS    [12-page section]
Care New England announces layoffs at W&I, Kent, Butler, VNA

Care New England, Partners HealthCare explore merger

CNE, Prime Healthcare sign letter of intent for sale of Memorial Hospital

CMS selects Care New England for 5-year $3.9M cooperative agreement

RI receives $2.1 million in federal funds to stem opioid crisis

Opioid use regulations take effect in RI

“Warning: This Drug May Kill You” documentary on opioid epidemic airs tonight

Brown’s Biomedical Innovation Fund formed to propel commercialization of technologies

AMA launches effort to increase, improve EHR training in medical schools

PEOPLE/PLACES    [5-page section]
Appointments
Recognition
Obituaries

HERITAGE    
Dr. Angelo D’Agostino: A Jesuit’s Journey from Atwell’s Avenue to Africa
Mary Korr

 

From the MAY 1917 issue   [7-page section]

EDITORIALS
Prayer versus Atropine

The Workmen’s Compensation Act

HOSPITALS/ORGANIZATIONS
St. Joseph’s Hospital: Lecture on Pott’s disease

US Navy hospital: Sets up in Binney mansion

Rhode Island Hospital: ‘The institution as a free horse is being ridden to death’

Medical Institute offers cure for alcoholism, drugs in 30 minutes

MEETINGS
Meeting of Alienists and Neurologists

Chiropodists to visit Providence

Medical Research Club, April 4, 1917
Lantern slides on surgical experiences during the War

APPOINTMENTS
Dr. John W. Mitchell was reelected president of the Providence Lying-In Hospital.

Dr. John Champlin of Westerly was elected president of the Rhode Island Medical Society.

NECROLOGY
Dr. Dan O. King (1850–1917)
Avid traveller; one of first in RI to visit the Klondike

 
 
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