Katie Mcdonough

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The concomitant administration of 20 micrograms 17 beta-estradiol and 4 mg progesterone/injection (5 days/week) over a 40-day treatment period beginning 10 days after methylnitrosourea (MNU) treatment was as effective as ovariectomy in inhibiting mammary cancers (an 84% reduction from non-hormone treated rats). The primary action of the hormones must have(More)
BACKGROUND Head and neck oncologic surgery is a time-consuming specialty that requires extensive resources and manpower. Case mix index (CMI) is used in evaluating the complexity and economic impact of surgeons. Head and neck oncologic surgeons generate significant revenue for hospitals, yet compensation is relatively low. METHODS Retrospective review of(More)
OBJECTIVE Appropriate tracheostomy and laryngectomy care requires that nurses maintain specific knowledge and a particular skillset, to ensure safe, competent care. Deficiencies in this nursing care remain a persistent problem. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of a nurse training program on knowledge and self-efficacy with tracheostomy(More)
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