Catherine S. Bishop

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The teratogenic potential of commercial formulations of atrazine (40.8%) and 2,4-D was evaluated using FETAX (frog embryo teratogenic assay--Xenopus). Because these herbicides have been detected in ground and surface water, this study was designed to determine the adverse effects in buffer and natural water for both herbicides. All treatments showed a(More)
267 According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (2007), the numbers of people diagnosed and living with cancer will rise by 81% by 2020, yet the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) released a report projecting a serious shortfall of trained oncology specialists by 2020 (Association of American Medical Colleges). Visit demands are(More)
Nurse practitioners (NPs) have been practicing for nearly 50 years (American Association of Nurse Practitioners [AANP], 2014). So why is there still confusion over who we are and what we do? Why do we consistently get questions from patients such as “Are you my nurse?” or “Are you my doctor?” or “Are you the assistant?” And perhaps even more confounding,(More)
OBJECTIVES Our objectives were to confirm the activity of O-MAX chemotherapy in adenocarcinoma of the stomach and esophagus, particularly the high rate of complete remission (CR) and the relation of subclinical hemolysis to CR. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-five patients with metastatic esophagogastric adenocarcinoma were treated with O-MAX. Two developed(More)
W hile I was completing my nurse practitioner program, I interviewed for a PRN position at a large private oncology practice. The oncologist with whom I spoke was aware that I was continuing my graduate nursing education; she spoke of how they might consider me for employment as an oncology nurse practitioner upon my graduation. As she talked about her(More)
Intervention 44 infants were allocated to a semidemand feeding protocol. 10 minutes of non-nutritive sucking (NNS) were provided every 3 hours, followed up by an assessment of behavioural state (modified Anderson Behavioral State scale). If the infant was judged to be in a state of restlessness or wakefulness (scores >3), an oral feeding was offered. If the(More)
From University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, Arizona; St David’s South Austin Medical Center, Austin, Texas; Wellmont Cancer Institute, Kingsport, Tennessee; Baptist Health Lexington, Lexington, Kentucky; University of California, San Francisco; Meniscus Educational Institute, Lawrenceville, New Jersey; Genentech GI & Lung Franchise, Pittsburgh,(More)
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