Suzanne L Dibble

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Publications

  1. doi Correlates of wellbeing among African American lesbians
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Homosex 59:820-38. 2012
  2. ncbi Acupressure for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a randomized clinical trial
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:813-20. 2007
  3. ncbi Chemotherapy-induced vomiting in women treated for breast cancer
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:E1-8. 2004
  4. doi Longitudinal assessment of symptom severity among hospitalized elders diagnosed with cancer, heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:567-72. 2012
  5. doi Risk factors for reproductive and breast cancers among older lesbians
    Eve Zaritsky
    Volunteer Clinical Faculty University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:125-31. 2010
  6. doi Smoking and behavioral health of women
    Martha A Jessup
    The Institute for Health and Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:783-91. 2012
  7. ncbi Screening the soul: communication regarding spiritual concerns among primary care physicians and seriously ill patients approaching the end of life
    Seth M Holmes
    Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:25-33. 2006
  8. ncbi Chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting and functional status in women treated for breast cancer
    Jiyeon Lee
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:249-55. 2005
  9. ncbi Patient perceptions of an outpatient palliative care intervention: "It had been on my mind before, but I did not know how to start talking about death..."
    Michael W Rabow
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:1010-5. 2003
  10. ncbi Comparing breast cancer risk between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:60-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi Correlates of wellbeing among African American lesbians
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    J Homosex 59:820-38. 2012
    ..Health-related quality of life was associated with depression and spirituality, but not religion. This study highlights the need for subjective measures of health-related quality of life as well as checklists of diseases and disorders...
  2. ncbi Acupressure for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: a randomized clinical trial
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:813-20. 2007
    ..To compare differences in the chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) among three groups of women (acupressure, placebo acupressure, and usual care) undergoing chemo-therapy for breast cancer...
  3. ncbi Chemotherapy-induced vomiting in women treated for breast cancer
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:E1-8. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence and intensity of vomiting in women receiving chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer since the advent of 5-HT3 antagonists...
  4. doi Longitudinal assessment of symptom severity among hospitalized elders diagnosed with cancer, heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:567-72. 2012
    ..Pain, dyspnea, and anxiety are common among patients with cancer, heart failure (HF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), yet little is known about the severity of symptoms over time...
  5. doi Risk factors for reproductive and breast cancers among older lesbians
    Eve Zaritsky
    Volunteer Clinical Faculty University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 19:125-31. 2010
    ..To determine if older lesbians have more breast and gynecological cancer risk factors compared with their heterosexual sisters...
  6. doi Smoking and behavioral health of women
    Martha A Jessup
    The Institute for Health and Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 21:783-91. 2012
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  7. ncbi Screening the soul: communication regarding spiritual concerns among primary care physicians and seriously ill patients approaching the end of life
    Seth M Holmes
    Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:25-33. 2006
    ..Appropriate provision of spiritual care within a diverse population of seriously ill outpatients is complex, necessitating appropriate and attentive screening...
  8. ncbi Chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting and functional status in women treated for breast cancer
    Jiyeon Lee
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:249-55. 2005
    ..0001, each). The results of this study suggest that control of delayed CINV may contribute to the functional improvement of women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  9. ncbi Patient perceptions of an outpatient palliative care intervention: "It had been on my mind before, but I did not know how to start talking about death..."
    Michael W Rabow
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:1010-5. 2003
    ..6%) would have wanted the intervention even earlier in the course of their illness. Seriously ill outpatients found palliative care acceptable and helpful, reporting increased satisfaction and decreased health care utilization...
  10. ncbi Comparing breast cancer risk between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 14:60-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the similarities and differences between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters in the established risks for developing breast cancer...
  11. pmc An assessment of the screening performance of a single-item measure of depression from the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale among chronically ill hospitalized patients
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:866-73. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined the validity of using a single item from the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) for screening for depression...
  12. ncbi Ethnic differences in pain among outpatients with terminal and end-stage chronic illness
    Michael W Rabow
    Department of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Pain Med 6:235-41. 2005
    ..To explore ethnic and country of origin differences in pain among outpatients with terminal and end-stage chronic illness...
  13. ncbi The comprehensive care team: a controlled trial of outpatient palliative medicine consultation
    Michael W Rabow
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:83-91. 2004
    ..Little is known about the use of palliative care for outpatients who continue to pursue treatment of their underlying disease or whether outpatient palliative medicine consultation teams improve clinical outcomes...
  14. ncbi Chronic illness care for lesbian, gay, & bisexual individuals
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 42:655-74; viii. 2007
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  15. doi Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) physicians' experiences in the workplace
    Michele J Eliason
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132, USA
    J Homosex 58:1355-71. 2011
    ..Few had received any formal education on LGBT issues in medical school or residency. It appears that medical schools and health care workplaces continue to ignore LGBT issues and operate in discriminatory fashion far too often...
  16. ncbi Mammography with breast cushions
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Womens Health Issues 15:55-63. 2005
    ..We conducted a randomized clinical trial to determine the impact on pain and image quality when breast cushions were used to pad the surfaces of the mammography equipment during film-screen mammography...
  17. ncbi Metaanalyses of acustimulation effects on nausea and vomiting across different patient populations: a brief overview of existing evidence
    Shyang Yun Pamela K Shiao
    School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Explore (NY) 2:200-1. 2006
  18. doi Nausea at the end of adjuvant cancer treatment in relation to exercise during treatment in patients with breast cancer
    Jiyeon Lee
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:830-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between nausea and exercise during and after adjuvant cancer treatment (chemotherapy and radiation therapy or chemotherapy alone)...
  19. ncbi Smoking it all away: influences of stress, negative emotions, and stigma on lesbian tobacco use
    Elisabeth P Gruskin
    Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J LGBT Health Res 4:167-79. 2008
    ..Implications for smoking cessation programs tailored to lesbians are discussed...
  20. doi The last drag: an evaluation of an LGBT-specific smoking intervention
    Michele J Eliason
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132, USA
    J Homosex 59:864-78. 2012
    ..The Last Drag is an effective, low-cost, LGBT-specific community intervention that can be replicated in other communities...
  21. doi Unmet mental health and substance abuse treatment needs of sexual minority elders
    Martha A Jessup
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and The Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94143 0646, USA
    J Homosex 59:656-74. 2012
    ..Mental health and substance abuse treatment utilization was low among all elders with problems. Implications for assessment, access to care, and group-specific services delivery are discussed...
  22. doi Sexual and physical abuse: a comparison between lesbians and their heterosexual sisters
    Joel P Stoddard
    University of California, Davis, Davis, California, USA
    J Homosex 56:407-20. 2009
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  23. ncbi Delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea in women treated for breast cancer
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E40-7. 2003
    ..To describe the experience and intensity of delayed nausea in women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer since the advent of the 5-HT3 antagonists...
  24. ncbi The comprehensive care team: a description of a controlled trial of care at the beginning of the end of life
    Michael W Rabow
    Division of General Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:489-99. 2003
    ..To describe the characteristics, acceptability, and basic efficacy of an outpatient palliative care consultation service for patients with serious illness continuing to receive treatment for their underlying disease...
  25. ncbi Improving cancer screening among lesbians over 50: results of a pilot study
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Lesbian Health Research Center, Institute for Health and Aging, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E71-9. 2003
    ..To explore the impact of two one-hour lesbian-specific educational interventions by a lesbian physician on the cancer screening behaviors of lesbians...
  26. doi A critical intervention in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health: knowledge and attitude outcomes among second-year medical students
    Leah Kelley
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Teach Learn Med 20:248-53. 2008
    ..Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons represent an underserved population susceptible to health care disparities...
  27. ncbi Risk factors for ovarian cancer: lesbian and heterosexual women
    Suzanne L Dibble
    Institute for Health and Aging in the School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:E1-7. 2002
    ..To compare the distribution of risk factors for developing ovarian cancer in lesbian and heterosexual women...
  28. ncbi Acupuncture-point stimulation for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Jeanette Ezzo
    JPS Enterprises, Baltimore, MD 21209, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:7188-98. 2005
    ..Assess the effectiveness of acupuncture-point stimulation on acute and delayed chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in cancer patients. Materials and..
  29. ncbi Total laparoscopic hysterectomy for female-to-male transsexuals
    Katherine A O'Hanlan
    Gynecologic Oncology Associates, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1096-101. 2007
    ..To compare the results of laparoscopic hysterectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, and incidental appendectomy for female-to-male transsexuals with those of female patients...