Rowena Weiss Swanson

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A randomized controlled study was conducted to determine if specifically designed continuing medical education in the fields of cardiovascular and cancer medicine could change doctor office behaviour significantly. Thirty-one volunteer family doctors from 25 offices participated. Six (three cardiovascular and three cancer) learning objectives were defined.(More)
CPR has been incorporated into emergency cardiac care with the evolution of both basic and advanced life support components. To date, however, the psychological issues associated with these skills have not been addressed. These issues include the psychological impact of failed resuscitation on the rescuer, the importance of breaking bad news is an(More)
  • R W Swanson
  • Canadian family physician Médecin de famille…
  • 1988
The author reviews use of maternal counting of fetal movements as an antenatal screening test. This test appears to be a sensitive indicator of fetal well-being and a useful method for preventing inexplicable stillbirths. Evidence suggests that it should be considered a routine antenatal screening test for all pregnant women, and not just for those at high(More)
A randomized controlled time series design was used to evaluate the influence of an educational intervention designed to improve the presentation skills of family medicine residents. Each resident gave three presentations, with the educational intervention occurring between the first and second presentations in the experimental group, and between the second(More)