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APRIL 2020    Volume 103, Number 3


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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 View from the Front
William Binder, MD, FACEP

On the Front Lines of Primary Care during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Kenneth S. Korr, MD, FACC

Brave New World: A Pass-Fail Step 1
Kevin S. Tang, BA, MD’21
Anthony D. Yao, BS, MD’21

Subjective Memory Impairment and Subjective Cognitive Improvement:
Role for D-C2H5OH (Deuterated Ethyl Alcohol)?
Results of a Double-Blind, Crossover Trial

Joseph H. Friedman, MD

RIMJ Readers' Photos

Big Island, Hawaii

Guest Editors
Anthony E. Mega, MD
Fred J. Schiffman, MD, MACP

[Complete 31-page Themed Section]

Declining Cancer Rates, Inclining Local Expertise:
We Are Pointed in the Right Direction but Work Remains

Anthony E. Mega, MD
Fred J. Schiffman, MD, MACP

Current Indications for Consideration of Evaluation for Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes and How They Can Change Management
Lauren J. Massingham, MD
Andre De Souza, MD

The Sickle Cell Disease Multidisciplinary Clinic at the Lifespan Cancer Institute
Robert Sokolic, MD, FACP

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Era of Personalized Medicine: Molecular Tests that Matter
Christopher Del Prete, MD
Christopher G. Azzoli, MD, FASCO

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Malignancies:
A Review of Current and Future Therapies

Andrew Hsu, MD
Lauren Mendelson, DO
Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH

Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Review
Ari Pelcovits, MD
Rabin Niroula, MD

Prostate Cancer Therapeutics and Their Complications: A Primer for the Primary Care Provider
Zachary Brownlee, MD
Andre De Souza, MD
Paul P. Koffer, MD
Thomas A. DiPetrillo, MD
Anthony E. Mega, MD

Risk Stratification of Precursors to Multiple Myeloma in 2020
Rani Chudasama, MD
Peter Barth, MD

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

EXTRA   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

Metastatic Lung Cancer Masquerading as Endophthalmitis
Kevin C. Dietrich, MD
Robert H. Janigian, Jr, MD
Andrew Young, MD, MPH

Ictal Catatonia in Autoimmune Encephalitis
Huma Baqir, MBBS, MD
Camila Cosmo, MD, MS
c, PhD
Deborah Benevenuto, MD
Doriana Morar, MD;
Syed A. Rizvi, MD
Leonardo M. Batista, MD, DDS

Double Crossed: A Case of La Crosse Encephalitis
Ann Ding, MD
Burton Shen, MD
Sarah Elliott, MD
Khushbu Joshi, MD
Daniel Coghlin, MD
Suzanne McLaughlin, MD

Outpatient Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Review of the Current Stance and Future Direction
Michael Mariorenzi, MS, MD
James Levins, MD
Stephen Marcaccio, MD
Alexander Orfanos, MD
Eric Cohen, MD

Health by Numbers
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Surveillance and Response, Rhode Island, 2019
Daniela N. Quilliam, MPH
Michael Gosciminski, MT, MPH
Utpala Bandy, MD, MP

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    [5-page section]
Lifespan opening triage, testing tents

Care New England adds three tent units at Kent; purchases testing machines

CHarterCare erects triage and testing tents outside Emergency Departments

COVID-19 testing sites opened at URI, CCRI, RIC

Anchor Recovery Community Center continues services via telephone

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England launches telehealth visits

PEOPLE/PLACES    [5-page section]

Ashish K. Jha, MD, named Dean of Brown School of Public Health
Heather Hall, MD, named president of Newport Hospital medical staff

Women & Infants Program in Women’s Oncology receives reaccreditation
Integra Community Care Network partnering with RI Primary Care Physicians Corporation
The Miriam Hospital attains Magnet® recognition for nursing excellence

Thomas G. Breslin, MD
Charles C.J. Carpenter, Jr., MD

Quarantine & Infection Control: From the ‘Black Death’ to the 21st Century
Mary Korr

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