Kathleen Gold

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Between 8 and 9 million Americans are self-injecting medication at home, and the majority of the needles used are being thrown into the household trash. It is up to all stakeholders, including healthcare professionals, to help change the way these dangerous needles and other sharps are discarded. Are you giving your patients the correct information?
PURPOSE This project examined recently implemented shared medical appointments (SMAs) at a free clinic for patients with diabetes and/or hypertension. Changes in patients' self-managing behaviors, specifically exercise and goal-setting activity, were explored after participating in SMAs for 4 months. DATA SOURCES The study employed a pretest-posttest(More)
BACKGROUND Having missing data complicates the statistical analysis of health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) data and, depending on the extent and nature of missing data, can introduce significant bias in treatment comparisons. OBJECTIVE We evaluated the bias associated with 4 different imputation methods for estimating physical health status (PHS)(More)
There are over 7.5 billion needles and syringes used outside of the health care system each year by individuals with diabetes, migraines, allergies, infertility, arthritis, HIV, hepatitis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, or other conditions. Disposal of needles, syringes, lancets, and other medical products are not regulated in the home, while(More)
This article focuses on the difficulties facing the neophyte trainee in the field of psychotherapy. Three areas of such difficulties are identified, defined, and discussed: feelings of inadequacy and incompetence, anxieties concerning supervisors, and confusion concerning multiple theoretical views of clinical work. Two vignettes from the early training of(More)
A b s tract Seve r a l fa m i l ies o f h i g h p o w e r k lyst rons i n S a n d X B a n d a m b e i n g d e v e l o p e d i n th e K lyst ron L a b o m to ry a t S L A C . T o s u p p o r t th e s e d e v e l o p m e n ts, a n u m b e r o f n e w pu l se m o d u la tors a r e b e i n g d e s i g n e d f r om scratch, o r u p g r a d e d f r om existi n g(More)
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