Marie Tobin

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A group of 31 lettuce harvesters exposed to the organophosphate pesticide mevinphos presented to a local emergency room with moderate cholinergic symptoms and eye and skin irritation, with 22 of the subjects (76%) reporting three or more symptoms. None had baseline cholinesterase values, and plasma cholinesterase activity for all but two workers was above(More)
A group of 16 cauliflower workers poisoned by residues of the organophosphate insecticides mevinphos and phosphamidon was followed in weekly clinics with interviews and determinations of plasma and erythrocyte cholinesterase levels. None had preexposure baseline values. Although six had initial erythrocyte cholinesterase values within the laboratory normal(More)
Realizing the competitive environment of medicine, the gold standard for credentials must remain training, experience, ability, and/or competence. These two doctors have met this standard. Family physicians have cesarean privileges in Memphis, Tenn.; Wichita, Kan.; Kansas City, Mo.; Rochester, Minn.; and numerous other cities across our state and nation.(More)
AIM This article describes the collaborative effort of nursing education and practice to update the Massachusetts Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies. BACKGROUND The Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies were published in 2010. With the establishment of the Massachusetts Action Coalition, a primary goal was to continue to promote the(More)
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