The Journal of Texas Medicine

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For its Journal section, Texas Medicine seeks high-quality, Texas-specific review articles or original observations of particular interest to the broad range of Texas physicians. The articles may deal with medical, public health, social, or economic issues related to the health and well-being of Texans. 

Articles Published in The Journal - 2009  

January: Health Information Technology Policy in Texas: Statewide, Regional, and Constituency-Specific Initiatives  

February: Symposium on the Emergence of Adult Diseases in Children  

May: SSRI Use and Behavioral Disruption Among Children and Adolescents at Austin State Hospital  

June: Updated Prevalence Estimates of Multiple Sclerosis in Texas, 1998 to 2003

September: Pediatric Injuries in Central Texas

October: Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention Outreach Project

November: The Texas Physician Workforce: Current Status and Future Direction    

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2010  (The physicians who make up the Texas Medicine Editorial Board voted in 2010 to move the Journal section of the magazine to the TMA website. Texas Medicine publishes abstracts of Journal articles in the magazine and refers readers to the TMA website to read the full texts of the articles.)  

March: Shortage of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in Texas

April: Texas Needs Physicians Trained in Public Health: A New 4-Year Integrated MD/MPH Degree Program

October: County-Level Socioeconomic Status and Cancer Rates in Texas, 2001-2005

November: Disparities in Diabetes Management by Race or Ethnicity in a Primary Care Clinic in Central Texas

December: Five Challenges Facing the US Physician Workforce (And What to Do About Them)

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2011

October:   Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Texas and the United States: An Overview 

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2012

February: Tired of Seeing Your Patients in the ED? Let's Give Parent Education Another Look!

April: Nutrition Mission: Feasibility of a Health Promotion and Education Intervention in a Houston, Texas, Elementary School (With Review of the Literature)

May: Prevalence of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in Texas, 1998-2003

June: Combating Childhood Obestity With a Multiprong Attack

July: The Past and Present of Malaria in Houston

August: What the Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP) Can Do for Texas Physicians; What Texas Physicians Can do for JAMP

October: Clinical Service Characteristics and Initiation of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Series in an Academic Clinic Setting

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2013

February: Locked-In Syndrome

March: General Medical Care External Hospitalizations for Patients in Texas State Mental Health Hospitals

August: Barriers to Health Care Among Bell County Residents With Health Insurance Medical Aid

December: Using Community Service to Promote Awareness of Health Care-Related Resources, Volunteerism, and Teamwork in an Incoming Medical School Class   

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2014

January: Primary Care Physicians' Perceptions of Diabetes Treatment Protocols

June: Costs of the Residency Match for Fourth-Year Medical Students

July: Health Care for Undocumented Immigrants in Texas: Past, Present, and Future

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2015

February: Symposium on Mental Health

June: Commercial Tanning Bed Use as a Medical Therapy

October: Influence of Sex Education on Condom Knowledge and Condom Use Skills Among Texas College Students

 Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2016

June: Private Carriers' Physician Payment Rates Compared with Medicare and Medicaid

July: Current Concepts on Diabetic Nephropathy and 2014 Data on Diabetic Renal Failure in Texas

October: Enrollment in Health Insurance Through the Marketplace After Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Texas

November: Mental Health Services in Texas Jails

Articles Published in The Journal Online – 2017

January: A Pediatric Application of the STRAC Regional Hospital Trauma Registry Database: Pediatric Trauma Deaths in South Central Texas During 2004-2013