- A simple and effective daily pain management method for patients receiving radiation therapy for painful bone metastasesRegiane S Andrade
Radiation Oncology Department, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 78:855-9. 2010..We investigated the role of radiation therapists as key personnel for collecting daily pain scores to supplement assessments by physician and oncology nursing staff and manage pain more effectively during radiation treatment...
- A multi-institutional mobility model for regional deployment of Telesynergy telemedicine systemsLarry L Schenken
Radiation Oncology Community Outreach Group, UPMC McKeesport Hospital, McKeesport, PA 15132, USA
J Telemed Telecare 15:377-82. 2009..During the first 12 months, we moved the trailer more than 700 km without system damage. Mobile videoconferencing seems to be successful on both environmental and cost grounds...
- Assessment of "best practice" treatment patterns for a "radiation oncology community outreach group" engaged in cancer disparities outcomesRegiane S de Andrade
Radiation Oncology Department, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 5:571-8. 2008..As a quality assurance/quality improvement initiative, this study was undertaken to ensure that treatment was at a "best practice" level...