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Prophylactic surgery decisions and surveillance practices one year following BRCA1/2 testing.
BACKGROUND Although genetic testing for breast cancer risk is clinically available, its impact on health-related behaviors is unknown. This study examined prophylactic surgery and surveillanceExpand
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Evaluation of the needs of male carriers of mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 who have undergone genetic counseling.
To date, the concerns of men at risk of inheriting a BRCA1 mutation or a BRCA2 mutation have received little attention. It had been anticipated that few men would be interested in predictive testingExpand
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Teamwork training with nursing and medical students: does the method matter? Results of an interinstitutional, interdisciplinary collaboration
Objectives The authors conducted a randomised controlled trial of four pedagogical methods commonly used to deliver teamwork training and measured the effects of each method on the acquisition ofExpand
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A descriptive study of BRCA1 testing and reactions to disclosure of test results
The identification of the BRCA1 gene is a powerful tool for predicting a patient's lifetime risk for carcinoma of the breast and ovary when she has hereditary breast/ovarian carcinoma (HBOC)Expand
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An update on DNA-based BRCA1/BRCA2 genetic counseling in hereditary breast cancer.
The identification of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations has enabled physicians to identify persons at high risk for carcinoma of the breast and ovary in hereditary breast-ovarian cancer (HBOC) families. ManyExpand
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Nurses work in a variety of clinical settings. Some of these areas involve care of patients with acute illnesses while others do not. No matter in which setting a nurse works, the possibility existsExpand
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The GI clinical nurse specialist: a generic role delineation. SGNA Masters Prepared Special Interest Group.
We may have a role but find it difficult to specifically define it. As various specialties have emerged, roles have developed based on patient or physician need or practitioner innovation. ThisExpand
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Handle with care: a new curriculum for safe patient handling and movement at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Bubba Cunningham touched upon some of the important recent legal developments affecting intercollegiate athletics, including the O’Bannon lawsuit, the Kessler lawsuit, and the Northwestern footballExpand
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Infusing Quality and Safety Education for Nurses into Your Curriculum: A Workshop Funded by a grant from The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Funding for this conference was made possible by grant number R13HS024889 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials orExpand