Karen Skinner

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This article examines the role of computation and quantitative methods in modern biomedical research to identify emerging scientific, technical, policy and organizational trends. It identifies common concerns and practices in the emerging community of computationally-oriented bio-scientists by reviewing a national symposium, Digital Biology: the Emerging(More)
  • K D Skinner
  • 2000
BACKGROUND Older adults often present with signs and symptoms of sexual dysfunction, and nurses must possess the necessary knowledge to address this issue. Therefore, The Sexual Dysfunction Trivia Game was designed to educate staff nurses about sexual dysfunction and the aging process. METHOD A pilot test was conducted. Five staff nurses played The Sexual(More)
The rapidly escalating patient acuity level in today's acute care hospitals demands greater specialization and more advanced clinical nursing skills. Professional nursing journals are an excellent source of continuing education and practical clinical update. We designed a descriptive study to determine registered nurses' use of current nursing periodicals.(More)
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) invites cooperative planning grant applications to develop models to reduce significant negative consequences of cancer disparities seen in certain U.S. populations. This grant will support the planning, development, and conduct of radiation oncology clinical research trials in institutions that care for a(More)
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