Cindy Marie Allen

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To evaluate age-related differences in the current patterns of presentation and clinical management of breast cancer patients, the authors reviewed 1795 patients referred to a university hospital for their initial treatment. No age-related differences were found with respect to laterality and anatomic site. Age-related differences were seen with respect to(More)
Web-based instruction requires transformation from traditional teaching strategies to directed independent learning. Careful attention must be given to the creation of effective interactive learning experiences that foster student-to-student and student-to-faculty interactions (l). How content is learned, the effects of the use of computers on learning, and(More)
As part of a prospective, randomized, controlled study of the effectiveness of a geriatric consultation team, we examined compliance by the house staff with recommendations made by the team. Recommendations were formulated for 185 patients, aged 75 years or older, who were randomized into intervention (n = 92) and control (n = 93) groups. In the control(More)
This paper reports changes in the incidence and manifestations of decompression illness in amateur scuba divers in the United Kingdom (UK) between 1981 and 1993, a period during which the popularity of the sport increased. Since 1981, there has been a trend to increased annual incidence of decompression illness, but the large yearly fluctuations reflect a(More)
  • C Allen
  • 2001
Appointing a full-time staff support co-ordinator in a community trust has reduced absence and been welcomed by staff. The pilot, which has been operating for two years, offers staff confidential interviews. Most of those using the service do not need more than two sessions. The co-ordinator has also acted as mediator where there is conflict between staff.