Ann C Reiner

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This study is a comparative analysis and meta-analysis of three randomized clinical trials. Children with spastic diplegia received either 'selective' dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) plus physiotherapy (SDR+PT) or PT without SDR (PT-only). Common outcome measures were used for spasticity (Ashworth scale) and function (Gross Motor Function Measure [GMFM]). Baseline(More)
We need to better understand how financial burdens and employment concerns converge to create additional problems for cancer survivors as they reclaim their lives. National Cancer Survivors Day traditionally is held in June, and we have much to celebrate. People are diagnosed with cancer earlier and are living longer than ever before. However, many costs(More)
Adequate access to well-informed study participants is key to rapid recruitment and retention to randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs). We describe a novel seven-step recruitment process for enrolling participants in a recently completed drug and exercise RCT in fibromyalgia. The majority decided not to participate during the screening process.(More)
OBJECTIVES To review recently published studies that describe the presence of selected cancer-related symptoms and relationships between them in the gero-oncology population. DATA SOURCES Research studies, review articles, and government documents. CONCLUSION Cancer-related symptoms have been studied for over two decades, yet little is known about the(More)
E leanor Roosevelt is someone we both greatly admire; many of her quotes, including the one above (Roosevelt, 1960, p. 29) are truly inspiring. She was a respected public figure. Her claim to fame included being the longest-serving First Lady of the United States (1933–1945) and her continued political activism afterward by serving as an American delegate(More)
Ann Reiner, RN, MN, OCN®, is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. The author takes full responsibility for the content of the article. No financial relationships relevant to the content of this article have been disclosed by the author or editorial staff. Reiner can be reached at(More)
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