Ellen C Rubin

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Opioids are the cornerstone of pain management; however, their use is associated with a variety of adverse drug events (ADEs) ranging from nausea and vomiting to urinary retention and respiratory depression. The purpose of this review is to describe the frequency and cost associated with different types of opioid-related ADEs to better understand their(More)
PURPOSE Because of the increasing use of sonography to rule out cancer in women with palpable breast abnormalities, this study was performed to determine the rate of sonographically occult malignancy in this clinical setting. METHODS Women who were recommended for biopsy based on mammographic and/or clinical findings underwent breast sonography. This(More)
A recently developed Society of Breast Imaging curriculum for residency training is intended to provide guidance to residents and their mentors, and to practicing radiologists who want to keep up to date in screening, diagnosis, and interventional procedures. The curriculum contains lists of key concepts in 14 subject areas: epidemiology; anatomy;(More)
Original orthopedic devices that were developed, tested, and found useful, were subsequently modified and seemingly "improved" to a point of diminished usefulness--a manifestation of the Peter Principle applied to orthopedics. The authors describe seven examples: (1) the talar-tilt inversion apparatus; (2) the patellar-tendon-bearing, below-knee amputation(More)
observation resulted in the outgrowth of longer cellular processes. Further compression resulted in cells lying down towards the outside of the disc and stretching tremendously while maintaining basal and apical adherences before the basal lamina eventually broke. The long and straight processes observed in these conditions and referred to as cytonemes by(More)
a-2b interferon (a-2b IFN). administered at 2 x i0 U/m2 three times per week is highly effective in the treatment of progressive hairy cell leukemia (HCL) and in the retreatment of patients who have relapsed after previous IFN therapy. To determine if a lower interferon dose would induce a comparable antileukemic effect with less toxicity. a-2b IFN was(More)
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PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to determine the accuracy of a pharmacy technician-collected medication history pilot program in the emergency department. This was completed by reviewing all elements of the technician activity by direct observation and by verifying the technician-collected medication list through a second phone call by a pharmacist to(More)
Permission is granted to refer to or quote from this publication with the customary acknowledgment of the source. Disclaimer This document is designed to help regulators and others develop a consistent approach to their evaluation, regulatory approval, and deployment of specific technologies at specific sites. Although the information in this document is(More)
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