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The cutaneous-vulvar clinic revisited: a 5-year experience of the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Cutaneous-Vulvar Service.
OBJECTIVE To review the recent experience of a busy referral cutaneous-vulvar service. STUDY DESIGN 500 randomly chosen charts from the last 5 years of patients seen at the Columbia PresbyterianExpand
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Beta radiation for renal nerve denervation: initial feasibility and safety.
AIMS In small clinical trials, sympathetic renal denervation using radiofrequency (RF) energy shows promise in treating resistant hypertension. However, the RF procedure is lengthy and is associatedExpand
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Comparing Simulated Nursing Performance to Actual Practice
Between 2007 and 2013, the Arizona Board of Nursing (BON), a community college, and a university developed the Nursing Performance Profile (NPP), a legally defensible competency evaluation usingExpand
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Intracoronary Brachytherapy for Recurrent Drug-Eluting Stent Failure.
OBJECTIVES The study sought to report safety and long-term clinical efficacy of intravascular brachytherapy (VBT) for recurrent drug-eluting stent in-stent restenosis (DES-ISR). BACKGROUNDExpand
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Measuring Post-Licensure Competence with Simulation: The Nursing Performance Profile
A valid, reliable practice assessment is needed to support intervention on the public’s behalf when the pattern of a nurse’s performance results in or is likely to result in patient harm. AExpand
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Fetal heart rate response to intrauterine saline solution flush.
Response of the fetal heart rate to instillation of normal saline solution 5 ml through an intrauterine pressure catheter was observed on 50 occasions. The test was performed only in those patientsExpand
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Measuring competence: collaboration for safety.
Few options are available to nursing regulatory boards for the evaluation of nursing competency in registered nurses who are reported for practice breakdown. To address this deficiency, the authorsExpand
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Chronic Pain and Self‐efficacy: The Effects of Age, Sex, and Chronicity
Abstract: Higher self‐efficacy (SE) is associated with lower pain ratings in chronic pain patients, although longer experience with chronic pain leads to lower SE scores. Self‐efficacy in painExpand
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Phase II trial of concurrent paclitaxel, carboplatin, and external-beam radiation followed by surgical resection in locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, protocol 99-444.
PURPOSE We conducted a phase II study to evaluate the utility and outcomes of concurrent weekly low-dose chemotherapy with concurrent radiation in an effort to "downstage" patients with locallyExpand
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