Items Tagged ‘Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero’

November 6, 2015

Mayo Clinic In the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Laura Wuotila with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Editor, Karl Oestreich; Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   NY Times For Statins, Cholesterol Care May Be Just the Start […]

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June 11, 2012

Nurses Should Incorporate Palliative Information Early in Oncology Treatment


A nurse-led palliative care intervention for persons newly diagnosed with metastatic cancer improved emotional and mental quality of life (QoL) for those patients. The intervention was carried out by an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) who had been integrated into the oncology team at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida…Although Mayo Clinic oncologist Gerardo Colon-Otero, […]

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Tags: Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, metastic cancer, Oncology Nurse Advisor, palliative care

May 21, 2012

Palliative Care Intervention by Nurse Practitioner Improves Life for Cancer Patients


Most cancer patients also do not have advance directives addressed and are not aware of the benefits of hospice services. In order to address this issue, researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida decided to test whether a nurse practitioner-driven consultation that used quality-of-life assessment tools and advance directives tools resulted in improvement in the cancer […]

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Tags: Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, quality of life, Senior Journal

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