About RIMJ


OCTOBER 2019    Volume 102, Number 8


Download complete issue

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
and Insertion Order Form

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


A Shot to the Gut
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR   [4-page section]
Recognizing the Value of Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)
Bradford B. Thompson, MD

Experience Counts
Kenneth S. Korr, MD

Response to Letters to the Editor
Joseph H. Friedman, MD

RIMJ Readers' Photos

Memphis, Tennessee

Guest Editors: Charles A. Adams, Jr, MD, FACS, FCCM
Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD, ScM
[Complete 23-page Themed Section]

Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Surgery: Evolution in the Eye of the Storm
Charles A. Adams, Jr, MD, FACS, FCCM

Geriatric Trauma
Eric Benoit, MD; Andrew H. Stephen, MD; Sean F. Monaghan, MD;
Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD, S
cM; Charles A. Adams, JR, MD, FACS, FCCM

Anticoagulation and Trauma
Andrew H. Stephen, MD; Sean F. Monaghan, MD; Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD, ScM;
Charles A. Adams, Jr, MD

Practice Makes Perfect: The Evolution of Blunt Chest Trauma
Michael D. CoNnolly, MD; Sean F. Monaghan, MD; Daithi S. Heffernan, MD;
Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD, S
cM; Charles A. Adams, Jr, MD

Advances in the Management of Bleeding Trauma Patients
Tareq Kheirbek, MD; Sean F. Monaghan, MD; Eric Benoit, MD;
Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD, S
cM; Charles A. Adams, Jr, MD, FACS, FCCM

Predicting Outcomes in Acute Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Stephanie N. Lueckel, MD, ScM; Andrew H. Stephen, MD;
Sean F. Monaghan, MD; Charles A. Adams, Jr., MD, FACS, FCCM

Assessing HIV Testing History, Interest, and Risk-Taking among Adult Patients at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority Accident and Emergency Department in Belize
Boyd B. Qu, BS; Tess Wiskel, MD; Joy Mackey, MD; Marta Habet, MD;
Sarah J. Marks, MS; Roland C. Merchant, MD, MPH, ScD

Symptomatic Fibroadenoma Resolves Status Post Cryoablation
Robert C. Ward, MD; Yihong Wang, MD, PhD;
Ana P. Lourenco, MD; Martha B. Mainiero, MD

Health by Numbers
Accidental or Undetermined Opioid-Involved Drug Overdose Deaths in Rhode Island
and Usual Occupation – Higher Rates Observed in Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance Occupations

Rachel Scagos, MPH; Leanne Lasher, MPH; Samara Viner-Brown, MS

Vital Statistics
Roseann Giorgianni, Deputy State Registrar

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

Convivium 2019, photos

Working for You: RIMS Advocacy Activites
Eleventh Hour Educational Event

Smart glove being developed at URI to help treat patients with Parkinsonís
Kunal Mankodiya, PhD, awarded $250,000 grant for commercial application
of wearable sensing device

IN THE NEWS    [12-page section]
American Lung Association applauds Gov. Raimondo’s action to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes

Dr. Joseph H. Friedman authors online self-help articles for patients with movement disorders

NIA awards $53.4M grant to Brown, Hebrew SeniorLife for Alzheimer’s research incubator

URI’s Phillip Clark, ScD, awarded $3.75M for Geriatric Workforce program
to train health care workforce

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) award grants to
Brandon Gaudiano, PhD; Heather Schatten, PhD

RI receives two grants totaling $17.1M in federal funding to combat opioid crisis

New law expands Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Act

Hasbro Children’s Hospital announces sweeping transformation plans,
reaches $25M campaign milestone

Lifespan launches portal to enable patient access to clinical trials

Lifespan Urgent Care opens in Warwick

CNE launches patient-centered primary care practice for older adults

W&I’s Drs. Vivian Sung, Charles Rardin publish trial results on mixed urinary incontinence in JAMA

University Surgical Associates hosts opening of new East Greenwich facility

PEOPLE/PLACES    [8-page section]
Lifespan physician group Ophthalmology welcomes three new physicians

Southcoast Physicians Group adds physicians to cardiology, ob/gyn,
cardiovascular surgery, family medicine

Care New England expands pulmonary and sleep services

Care New England expands orthopedic surgery and sports medicine services

University Surgical Associates expands its pediatrics, general and bariatric services

Megan L. Ranney, MD; Jeremiah Schuur, MD, honered by
Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association

University Gastroenterology recognized by Rhode Island Quality Institute

Christopher J. Allegra, MD
Anthony D. Duva, MD
Mark A. Palumbo, MD
Edward G. Stopa, MD

RHODE ISLAND MEDICAL JOURNAL (USPS 464-820), a monthly publication, is owned and published by the Rhode Island Medical Society, 405 Promenade Street, Suite A, Providence RI 02908, 401-331-3207. All rights reserved. ISSN 2327-2228. Published articles represent opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy of the Rhode Island Medical Society, unless clearly specified. Advertisements do not imply sponsorship or endorsement by the Rhode Island Medical Society.

© Copyright 2013–2019, Rhode Island Medical Society, All rights reserved.




Our Advertisers



Webster Bank

Favorite Staffing