Jeanine N Gordon

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CONTEXT Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is increasingly used for plantar fasciitis, but limited evidence supports its use. OBJECTIVE To determine whether ultrasound-guided ESWT reduces pain and improves function in patients with plantar fasciitis. DESIGN Double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial conducted between April 1999 and June(More)
The Brooklyn Infusion Center of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was established in 2010 to better meet the needs of patients with cancer living in the Brooklyn neighborhood and surrounding areas. A multidisciplinary team comprising clinical, administrative, planning, and other representatives were charged to identify and develop a location that would(More)
Treatment-related dermatologic toxicities are common for patients with cancer. Rashes associated with dermatologic toxicities are best treated by a physician who specializes in dermatologic conditions resulting from cancer treatment, but scheduling and travel may present challenges for patients. This article describes a pilot project in which nurses used(More)
Nurses at the bed- or chairside are knowledgeable about clinical and operational concerns that need improvement and, consequently, are in the best position to generate and evaluate practical options and potential solutions to improve efficacy and care processes. Implementation of a shared governance model is effective in engaging staff nurses to make(More)
It is becoming increasingly apparent that there exists an intimate bidirectional communication between the immune system and the nervous system. However, the field of 'neuroimmunology' has--for both mainstream immunologists and neuroscientists alike--often seemed more a realm of anecdotal, if not somewhat quirky, observations made by enthusiastic amateurs(More)
This article provides a current overview of colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers. For each cancer, data related to incidence and prevalence are discussed, as well as nonmodifiable and modifiable risk factors. Information about detection and evidenced-based screening guideline recommendations is reviewed, with the most common and recent treatment(More)
A computer program (the Audit Assistant) was developed to help physicians review the care of critically ill emergency department (ED) patients. The program is an example of a new class of decision aids that serves to remind physicians to consider possibilities, not an artificial intelligence program that actually attempts to simulate clinical reasoning. The(More)
Concern has been expressed about the possible untoward effect of oral contraceptives on the liver. During the past 10 yr an increasing number of cases of hepatic adenomas and related lesions has been reported in women using oral contraceptives. Such lesions occur only rarely, but it is the rarity itself that makes it difficult to evaluate the role of the(More)