Donna F. Herring

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This report summarizes the national data collected by the Patterns of Care Study in the process and outcome of care in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix. Substantial variation was found from a consensus of best current management, although training facilities tended to score higher than nontraining on a compliance measure. Four year national averages(More)
Quality of medical care is fundamental; however, the recognition of quality is a complex task. The Patterns of Care Study is examining radiotherapeutic care in cancer throughout the United States, using a new methodology which can be applied to other medical disciplines. The system is described and illustrated as applied to the management of carcinoma of(More)
This article reports student comments regarding their experiences in developing a website as part of a federally funded educational technology grant. The primary goal of the grant was to create a program where pre-service teachers developed competency in the use of technology for the academic success of their students. The students during the three year(More)
The outcome of treatment for Hodgkin's disease has been determined for 407 patients treated in 1973. A two-level random sampling assures that these results are representative of the national practice. Actuarial analysis of recurrence-free survival at four years is: Stage IA, 80%; Stage IIA, 75%; Stage IIIA, 60%; combined Stages IB, IIB, and IIIB, 50%.(More)