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Implementation Of A Low-Cost Unna Boot Alternative As Adjunctive Treatment For Kaposi Sarcoma, Alexander Robert Mills, Edith Tonui, Sonak Pastakia, Rakhi Karwa, Phelix Were 2018 Purdue University

Implementation Of A Low-Cost Unna Boot Alternative As Adjunctive Treatment For Kaposi Sarcoma, Alexander Robert Mills, Edith Tonui, Sonak Pastakia, Rakhi Karwa, Phelix Were

Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Partnerships for Purpose; March 1, 2017

There are 6 million people living with HIV; 70% reside in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Furthermore, 1.1 million deaths occur due to opportunistic infections (OIs) that can be minimized with antiretroviral therapy. In Kenya, Kaposi Sarcoma (KS) is an especially debilitating OI that presents with dermatologic lesions; magnifying the stigma that patients with HIV face physically and psychosocially. Dermatology research is underway to determine the effectiveness of an unna boot (medicated, layered compression dressing) to speed the healing of these lesions with anecdotal success. Commercially available unna boot products are too expensive and not readily available in SSA. Clinicians from ...


Book Review: Surrogacy: A Human Rights Violation By Renate Klein, Kate Rose 2018 Dare To Tell

Book Review: Surrogacy: A Human Rights Violation By Renate Klein, Kate Rose

Dignity: A Journal on Sexual Exploitation and Violence

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A New Generation For Art And Science, Alice Marie Perreault 2017 Claremont Graduate University

A New Generation For Art And Science, Alice Marie Perreault

The STEAM Journal

My interest in this cross-over between art and science, specifically, the body and supportive technologies, has lead me to mixed media and installations where I can examine degeneration and a “new” generation using a combination of conventional and unconventional materials. Unlike re-generation, which is a return to an original state, “new” generation gives way to new arrangements.


‘Swansong’ And ‘ Losing Yourself’: Meditations On Life, Death And The Liminal, Cristal Duhaime 2017 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

‘Swansong’ And ‘ Losing Yourself’: Meditations On Life, Death And The Liminal, Cristal Duhaime

RadioDoc Review

This article considers two very personal audio documentaries that reflect on love and identity via the liminal space between life and death. Swansong, by award-winning UK radio producer Hana Walker-Brown, is set in a hospital, as Hana and her father bear witness to her grandmother’s dying and celebrate her joyful life. Losing Yourself, by US producer Ibby Caputo, is a revelatory account of dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

Swansong is a picture of a person fondly remembered but Hana elevates it beyond eulogy into a multi-layered meditation. Her grandmother Joan’s voice flutters in and out of ethereal recreations ...


The Lived Experiences Of Parents With Chronic Sorrow Who Are Caring For Children With A Chronic Medical Condition, Lori L. Batchelor 2017 University of Texas at Tyler

The Lived Experiences Of Parents With Chronic Sorrow Who Are Caring For Children With A Chronic Medical Condition, Lori L. Batchelor

Nursing Theses and Dissertations

Caring for the millions of children living with a chronic medical condition creates multiple parental burdens. Parents whose children have a diagnosis of a chronic medical condition may experience an ongoing, unresolved grief or sadness phenomenon known as chronic sorrow. This may impact parental ability to manage their child’s health care needs and may lead to negative health outcomes for the parent caregiver, affected child, and the family.

The aim of this interpretive phenomenological study was to understand the nature and meaning of the lived experiences of parents with chronic sorrow who are caring for a child with a ...


And The Bottle, Jared Giordano 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

And The Bottle, Jared Giordano

Streams of Consciousness

I wrote this reflection early in my 3rd year medicine rotation after taking care of my first CIWA patient. It seemed like no matter what we did, this man would return again and again for detoxification after a suicide attempt. I felt hopeless because all we could do for him was prevent a seizure and give him toothpaste and eyedrops. He needed so much more, but as an institution we weren’t able to connect him with consistent outpatient psychiatry, a stable living environment, or any of the myriad things that he lacked. I realized the critical role of outpatient ...


Sigecaps, Yevin Roh 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Sigecaps, Yevin Roh

Streams of Consciousness

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Banana, 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Banana

Streams of Consciousness

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Bathing Mark, Cheryl Hersperger 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Bathing Mark, Cheryl Hersperger

Streams of Consciousness

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Molly, Marian Younge 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Molly, Marian Younge

Streams of Consciousness

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On Progress, Penni Sadlon 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

On Progress, Penni Sadlon

Streams of Consciousness

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Sonrisa, Tiffany Chen 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Sonrisa, Tiffany Chen

Streams of Consciousness

Back in the fall, the second year medical students had a two week experience called Population Health Clerkship in which we were tasked with doing an interprofessional community health project alongside nursing students. I was fortunate to be part of a project in the Dominican Republic, where we were tasked with implementing a medical records project in the bateys (sugar plantations) to empower the community with their own health histories, and also to try and understand how best UMass could help the bateys in a long term, sustainable manner. Along the way, I met a wonderful elderly lady who I ...


Behind The Scenes, Oghomwen Igiesuorobo 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Behind The Scenes, Oghomwen Igiesuorobo

Streams of Consciousness

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Citrus Medica Var. Sarcodactylis, Laurel Dezieck MD 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Citrus Medica Var. Sarcodactylis, Laurel Dezieck Md

Streams of Consciousness

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Capturing The Sun In One Rotation, Lauren Colwell 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Capturing The Sun In One Rotation, Lauren Colwell

Streams of Consciousness

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The Process Of Dying - A Reflective Essay And Poem, Michelle Silver 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Process Of Dying - A Reflective Essay And Poem, Michelle Silver

Streams of Consciousness

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Dependency, Amber Sarkar MD 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Dependency, Amber Sarkar Md

Streams of Consciousness

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Brief Advice To A Young Doctor, Hugh Silk MD 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Brief Advice To A Young Doctor, Hugh Silk Md

Streams of Consciousness

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Confusion, Kathryn Maier MD 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Confusion, Kathryn Maier Md

Streams of Consciousness

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Inexperience Meets Unexpected, Shivkumar Bhadola 2017 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Inexperience Meets Unexpected, Shivkumar Bhadola

Streams of Consciousness

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