Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology, 2006 (CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs)

Practices of Participants in the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology, 2006 (CAP Laboratory Improvement Programs)

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has conducted regular questionnaire surveys assessing cervical cytology laboratory practices since the inception of the Interlaboratory Comparison Program in Cervicovaginal Cytology. (1-5) These surveys have become the basis for the benchmarks in the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program). The first benchmarks were established using questionnaire surveys, (6) conducted in 1996 […]

Hematology, Immunology and Genetics

Hematology, Immunology and Genetics

Dr. Richard Polin’s Neonatology Questions and Controversies series highlights the most challenging aspects of neonatal care, offering trustworthy guidance on up-to-date diagnostic and treatment options in the field. In each volume, renowned experts address the clinical problems of greatest concern to today’s practitioners, helping you handle difficult practice issues and provide optimal, evidence-based care to […]

Evidence-Based Management of Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies

Evidence-Based Management of Head and Neck Vascular Anomalies

This text addresses vascular anomalies and the management of these diverse and clinically challenging set of conditions which have significant impact on patient function, quality of life and, in certain cases, survival.  The text covers each category and type of vascular anomaly and the unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges they pose. The chapters will also […]

Information Units Produced by Persons with Mild Alzheimer's Disease During a Picture Description Task.

Information Units Produced by Persons with Mild Alzheimer’s Disease During a Picture Description Task.

This study examined the narrative discourse abilities of adults with mild. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) (n = 8) versus age-matched normal elderly control subjects (n = 21). A timed description of the Cookie Theft picture from the Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination-3 (Goodglass, Kaplan, & Barresi, 2001) was used to elicit the narrative discourse. The focus of […]

Colorectal Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics

Colorectal Cancer, An Issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics

This issue of Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America, devoted to Colorectal Cancer, is edited by Dr. Leonard B. Saltz. Articles in this issue include: Diet and Lifestyle Influences on Colorectal Cancer; Diagnosis and Management of Germline and Somatic Mutations in Mismatch Repair-deficient Colorectal Cancer; Adjuvant Chemotherapy in Stage II, III, and Resected Stage IV Colon […]