Sara L Douglas

Summary

Affiliation: Case Western Reserve University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Neglect of quality-of-life considerations in intensive care unit family meetings for long-stay intensive care unit patients
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:461-7. 2012
  2. pmc Depression among white and nonwhite caregivers of the chronically critically ill
    Sara L Douglas
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44104, USA
    J Crit Care 25:364.e11-9. 2010
  3. pmc Chronically critically ill patients: health-related quality of life and resource use after a disease management intervention
    Sara L Douglas
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Crit Care 16:447-57. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of a disease management program upon caregivers of chronically critically ill patients
    Sara L Douglas
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Chest 128:3925-36. 2005
  5. pmc Age differences in survival outcomes and resource use for chronically critically ill patients
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Crit Care 24:302-10. 2009
  6. pmc Effectiveness trial of an intensive communication structure for families of long-stay ICU patients
    Barbara J Daly
    Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Chest 138:1340-8. 2010
  7. pmc The relationship between optimism and quality of life in newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Susan R Mazanec
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:235-43. 2010
  8. pmc Composite outcomes of chronically critically ill patients 4 months after hospital discharge
    Barbara J Daly
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Am J Crit Care 18:456-64; quiz 465. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Advance directive use and psychosocial characteristics: an analysis of patients enrolled in a psychosocial cancer registry
    Carol G Kelley
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:335-41. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Work productivity and health of informal caregivers of persons with advanced cancer
    Susan R Mazanec
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:483-95. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Neglect of quality-of-life considerations in intensive care unit family meetings for long-stay intensive care unit patients
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:461-7. 2012
    ..To examine the frequency with which quality of life and treatment limitation were discussed in formal family meetings for long-stay intensive care unit patients with high risk for mortality and morbidity...
  2. pmc Depression among white and nonwhite caregivers of the chronically critically ill
    Sara L Douglas
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44104, USA
    J Crit Care 25:364.e11-9. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Chronically critically ill patients: health-related quality of life and resource use after a disease management intervention
    Sara L Douglas
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Crit Care 16:447-57. 2007
    ..Chronically critically ill patients often have high costs of care and poor outcomes and thus might benefit from a disease management program...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of a disease management program upon caregivers of chronically critically ill patients
    Sara L Douglas
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Chest 128:3925-36. 2005
    ....
  5. pmc Age differences in survival outcomes and resource use for chronically critically ill patients
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    J Crit Care 24:302-10. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Effectiveness trial of an intensive communication structure for families of long-stay ICU patients
    Barbara J Daly
    Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Chest 138:1340-8. 2010
    ..We examined patient outcomes before and after implementation of an intensive communication system (ICS) to test the effect of regular, structured formal family meetings on patient outcomes among long-stay ICU patients...
  7. pmc The relationship between optimism and quality of life in newly diagnosed cancer patients
    Susan R Mazanec
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:235-43. 2010
    ..Understanding the relationships between social and psychological determinants of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is a critical step in developing effective screening tools and targeted interventions for psychosocial care...
  8. pmc Composite outcomes of chronically critically ill patients 4 months after hospital discharge
    Barbara J Daly
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Am J Crit Care 18:456-64; quiz 465. 2009
    ..Survival, being at home, and being cognitively intact are commonly identified as important to quality of life and thus may be combined to describe composite outcome states...
  9. doi request reprint Advance directive use and psychosocial characteristics: an analysis of patients enrolled in a psychosocial cancer registry
    Carol G Kelley
    Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:335-41. 2009
    ..Our data suggest the need to develop strategies that would facilitate discussion of ADs for patients entering the cancer care continuum...
  10. doi request reprint Work productivity and health of informal caregivers of persons with advanced cancer
    Susan R Mazanec
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:483-95. 2011
    ..Nurses should assess caregivers and provide health promotion interventions, which may ultimately reduce the economic impact of caregiving...
  11. ncbi request reprint Caregivers of long-term ventilator patients: physical and psychological outcomes
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Chest 123:1073-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics and examine depression, burden, overload, and physical health in this caregiver population over a 6-month period after hospital discharge...
  12. pmc Impact of chronic critical illness on the psychological outcomes of family members
    Ronald L Hickman
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    AACN Adv Crit Care 21:80-91. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Use of advance directives in the chronically critically ill
    Carol G Kelley
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 8:42-7; quiz 48-9. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Trial of a disease management program to reduce hospital readmissions of the chronically critically ill
    Barbara J Daly
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    Chest 128:507-17. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Benefits and challenges in developing a program of research
    Barbara J Daly
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
    West J Nurs Res 27:364-77. 2005
    ..Recommendations for developing such a program are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial registry for persons with cancer: a method of facilitating quality of life and symptom research
    Barbara J Daly
    School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44118, USA
    Psychooncology 16:358-64. 2007
    ..The long-range goal is to establish a national psychosocial data registry that will enroll patients at diagnosis and follow them through the entire cancer experience, including end of life or survivorship...
  17. ncbi request reprint Research partners: two teams, one study population
    Carol G Kelley
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Nurs Res 53:273-6. 2004
    ..Each study has its own project manager and maintains a separate database and budget. Operational tasks for both grants are streamlined through the collaboration and cross-training of all team members...
  18. ncbi request reprint Survival and quality of life: short-term versus long-term ventilator patients
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:2655-62. 2002
    ..Examine postdischarge mortality, quality of life, and charges for care for short-term (>24 and <or=96 hrs of ventilation) and long-term (>96 hrs) ventilator patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in perceptions held by caregivers of long-term ventilator patients at end of life
    Carol G Kelley
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:30-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to describe and compare perceptions of preparation for death and satisfaction with end-of-life care in African American and Caucasian caregivers of long-term ventilator (LTV) patients...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluating the critical care family satisfaction survey for chronic critical illness
    Ronald L Hickman
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 4904, USA
    West J Nurs Res 34:377-95. 2012
    ..001, Tucker Lewis Index = .88, Comparative Fit Index = .90, root mean square error of approximation = .06). Thus, the modified 14-item version of the CCFSS is reliable and valid in family members of CCI patients...
  21. pmc Informational coping style and depressive symptoms in family decision makers
    Ronald L Hickman
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Crit Care 19:410-20. 2010
    ..Exploration of informational coping styles of family decision makers may yield evidence for tailored communication practices supporting the psychological and informational needs of family decision makers...
  22. doi request reprint Using a psychosocial registry as a data source for nurses
    Carol G Kelley
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 17:444-6. 2013
    ..Having access to a registry that enrolls patients with diverse types of cancer and collects QOL data could be very useful to practicing bedside nurses. ..
  23. doi request reprint Moderating and mediating roles of nurses' beliefs: information systems use among Ohio nurses
    Amany A Abdrbo
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, USA
    West J Nurs Res 31:110-27. 2009
    ..Enhancing nurses' use of IS and their perceptions of IS benefits can ultimately improve patient safety and outcomes...
  24. pmc Clinical trial of a supportive care team for patients with advanced cancer
    Barbara J Daly
    Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:775-84. 2013
    ..Encouraging use of hospice and minimizing the use of cure-oriented aggressive interventions that detract from quality of life in the last month of life are specific targets for improvement in cancer care...
  25. doi request reprint The impact of patient quality of life and spirituality upon caregiver depression for those with advanced cancer
    Sara L Douglas
    Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    Palliat Support Care 11:389-96. 2013
    ..We were interested in examining the relationship between patient physical quality of life (QOL) and caregiver depression and to also evaluate whether patient spiritual well-being (SWB) played a mediating role in this relationship...
  26. ncbi request reprint Caregiving and long-term mechanical ventilation
    Sara L Douglas
    Chest 126:1387; author reply 1387-8. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after mechanical ventilation
    Sara L Douglas
    Crit Care Med 32:1628. 2004