November 5, 2014
Jones & Bartlett Learning has published Nina Multak’s book Clinical Procedures for Health Professionals. The book covers the common basic and advanced clinical procedures that health professionals encounter, discussing each procedure “in terms of rationales, evidence-based indications, contraindications, potential complications, special considerations, and step-by-step procedural instructions.” Those who purchase the book have access to a companion website that features 34 videos illustrating the procedures. Multak, PA ’88, is an assistant clinical professor in the Physician Assistant Program at the College of Nursing and Health Professions.
Joke Bradt, PhD, an associate professor in the Creative Arts Therapies Department, and a team of Drexel students have been published in Supportive Care in Cancer. Bradt and Creative Arts Therapies PhD candidates Minjung Shim, Donna Radl, and Noah Potvin, MA in Creative Arts Therapies student Amy Kesslick, and Emily Schriver, MS Epidemiology and Biostatistics co-authored “The impact of music therapy versus music medicine on psychological outcomes and pain in cancer patients: a mixed methods study.”
“Our PhD students were involved in this study as research assistants, with Minjung Shim as the study coordinator, Donna Radl as the outcome assessor, and Noah Potvin as the primary coder of the qualitative data,” explained Bradt. “Amy Kesslick, a music therapist at Hahnemann Hospital, was the clinician in the study.” The study was completed in collaboration with Komarnicky-Kocher, MD, Director of the Drexel College of Medicine Cancer Center. Funding for the study was provided by the Cancer Center.
Julie Kinzel, MCPHU ’00, an assistant clinical professor in the Physician Assistant Department, recently published an article, “A Review of the Atypical Presentation of Celiac Disease in Pediatric Populations,” in Advance for NPs and PAs.