Betty Ferrell

Summary

Affiliation: City of Hope National Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Managing pain from advanced cancer in the palliative care setting
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:575-81. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Nurses' responses to requests for forgiveness at the end of life
    Betty Ferrell
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 47:631-41. 2014
  3. pmc Deriving meaning and faith in caregiving
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:256-61. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of routine and breakthrough analgesia in home care
    B R Ferrell
    Nursing Research and Education Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 26:1655-61. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological well being and quality of life in ovarian cancer survivors
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer 98:1061-71. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint A qualitative analysis of social concerns of women with ovarian cancer
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Psychooncology 12:647-63. 2003
  7. pmc Palliative care in lung cancer
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Population Sciences, Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:403-17, ix. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Online exclusive: patient and surgeon decision making regarding surgery for advanced cancer
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E106-14. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint From research to practice: quality of life assessment in medical oncology
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:230-1. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Palliative care: an essential aspect of quality cancer care
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, 1500 East Duarte Road, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:401-11, vii. 2004

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Publications99

  1. ncbi request reprint Managing pain from advanced cancer in the palliative care setting
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:575-81. 2008
    ..The assessment and management of pain and suffering are guided by an interdisciplinary team focused on goals of comfort and facilitating a death that respects the life of the patient who is dying...
  2. doi request reprint Nurses' responses to requests for forgiveness at the end of life
    Betty Ferrell
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 47:631-41. 2014
    ..Professionals, including nurses as the prominent discipline at the bedside, witness these expressions of regret or needs for forgiveness but may not be adequately prepared to optimally address patient concerns regarding forgiveness...
  3. pmc Deriving meaning and faith in caregiving
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:256-61. 2012
    ..To review assessment of spiritual needs of family caregivers and four core interventions by nurses in addressing spirituality: presence, deep listening, bearing witness and compassion in action...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of routine and breakthrough analgesia in home care
    B R Ferrell
    Nursing Research and Education Department, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 26:1655-61. 1999
    ..To describe current use of routine analgesics in home care and the treatment of breakthrough pain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Psychological well being and quality of life in ovarian cancer survivors
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Cancer 98:1061-71. 2003
    ..This report offers a unique analysis of the psychological distress associated with ovarian cancer in a review of natural correspondence between ovarian cancer survivors and an ovarian cancer newsletter...
  6. ncbi request reprint A qualitative analysis of social concerns of women with ovarian cancer
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Psychooncology 12:647-63. 2003
    ..Additional information on genetic testing and counseling for women at-risk due to a family history of ovarian cancer is also needed...
  7. pmc Palliative care in lung cancer
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Population Sciences, Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:403-17, ix. 2011
    ..An interdisciplinary palliative care model can effectively link patients to the appropriate supportive care services in a timely fashion. This article describes the role of palliative care for patients with lung cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Online exclusive: patient and surgeon decision making regarding surgery for advanced cancer
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E106-14. 2003
    ..To describe a program of research related to outcomes of palliative surgery and focus on one phase of this research involving decision making by patients and surgeons considering surgery for advanced disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint From research to practice: quality of life assessment in medical oncology
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Support Oncol 6:230-1. 2008
    ..Inclusion of QOL assessment in practice also is a valuable message to patients that we care about the person with cancer and that QOL is the ultimate goal of oncology practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Palliative care: an essential aspect of quality cancer care
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, 1500 East Duarte Road, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:401-11, vii. 2004
    ..This article discusses the goals of palliative care, the progress that has been made in meeting these goals, and the progress that still needs to be made...
  11. doi request reprint The preparation of oncology nurses in palliative care
    Betty Ferrell
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 26:259-65. 2010
    ..To address the opportunities for oncology nurses to prepare for and provide palliative care support to cancer patients and families...
  12. doi request reprint Evaluation of palliative care nursing education seminars
    Betty Ferrell
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:74-9. 2010
    ..Nurses are crucial in providing care to these individuals and their families as they spend the most time at the bedside with patients and families. Yet many nurses have received little or no education about palliative care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on the impact of ovarian cancer: women's views of quality of life
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:1143-9. 2005
    ..To describe quality-of-life (QOL) concerns particular to women with ovarian cancer and to examine whether subgroups of patients with ovarian cancer have significantly different QOL concerns...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium undergraduate faculty training program
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:107-14. 2005
    ..To date, there has not been a unified or organized effort to broadly address the preparation of nurses in EOL care...
  15. doi request reprint The nature of suffering and the goals of nursing
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:241-7. 2008
    ..To describe the nature of suffering and the goals of nursing...
  16. ncbi request reprint Meaning of illness and spirituality in ovarian cancer survivors
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:249-57. 2003
    ..To describe spirituality and meaning of illness in survivors of ovarian cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analysis of content regarding death and bereavement in nursing texts
    B Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Psychooncology 8:500-10. 1999
    ..Improvement in text content will require collaboration of palliative care professionals and textbook publishers and can result in increased ability of nurses to improve EOL care...
  18. ncbi request reprint Beyond the Supreme Court decision: nursing perspectives on end-of-life care
    B Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 27:445-55. 2000
    ..To describe nurses' views of care of the terminally ill...
  19. ncbi request reprint The national agenda for quality palliative care: the National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:737-44. 2007
    ..This article reviews the work of both the NCP and NQF and presents the domains and preferred practices that should guide quality improvement efforts in hospice and palliative care...
  20. ncbi request reprint On finding a balance
    Betty Ferrell
    Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:309-12. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Medical and nursing education and training opportunities to improve survivorship care
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Dept of Nursing Research and Education, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:5142-8. 2006
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  22. ncbi request reprint An overview of palliative nursing care
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Am J Nurs 102:26-31; quiz 32. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Understanding the moral distress of nurses witnessing medically futile care
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:922-30. 2006
    ..To explore the topic of moral distress in nurses related to witnessing futile care...
  24. ncbi request reprint An overview of palliative nursing care
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Lippincotts Case Manag 7:163-8. 2002
    ..Palliative nursing care seeks to change this. This new series challenges nurses to think differently about caring for people when cure isn't possible...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the end-of-life nursing education consortium project in the USA
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:269-76. 2006
    ..This organized effort is a major step towards strengthening nursing knowledge in EOL care to improve care of the dying...
  26. ncbi request reprint Overview of the domains of variables relevant to end-of-life care
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S22-9. 2005
    ..Having definitions and concepts shared by scientists in end-of-life care can advance the science and provide an evidence base for practice to improve quality care...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of oncology nursing to ensure quality care for cancer survivors: a report commissioned by the National Cancer Policy Board and Institute of Medicine
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:E1-E11. 2003
    ..To examine the roles of oncology nurses in improving quality care for cancer survivors...
  28. ncbi request reprint New standards and implications for improving the quality of supportive oncology practice
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, and Division of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:3824-31. 2008
    ..Improving the quality of supportive oncology will require commitment by oncology professionals in areas of education, clinical practice, and research...
  29. pmc Longitudinal changes in function, symptom burden, and quality of life in patients with early-stage lung cancer
    Marianna Koczywas
    Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1788-97. 2013
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  30. doi request reprint Appraisal of The Pediatric End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium training program
    Hollye Harrington Jacobs
    ELNEC, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 24:216-21. 2009
    ..Findings from these assessments demonstrate a positive link between educational initiatives and clinical outcomes...
  31. pmc Family caregiver burden, skills preparedness, and quality of life in non-small cell lung cancer
    Marcia Grant
    Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:337-46. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Toxicities, complications, and clinical encounters during intraperitoneal chemotherapy in 17 women with ovarian cancer
    Virginia Sun
    City of Hope Nursing Research and Education, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:375-80. 2013
    ..The purpose of this descriptive study was to describe nursing implications related to toxicities, complications and clinical encounters in 17 women with ovarian cancer who received IP chemotherapy...
  33. pmc Quality of life and barriers to symptom management in colon cancer
    Virginia Sun
    City of Hope Nursing Research and Education, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:276-80. 2012
    ..The overall objective of this paper was to describe quality of life (QOL) and barriers to pain and fatigue management in patients with colon cancer...
  34. pmc Effectiveness of a clinical intervention to eliminate barriers to pain and fatigue management in oncology
    Tami Borneman
    Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:197-205. 2011
    ..The overall objective of this study was to test the effects of a clinical intervention on reducing barriers to pain and fatigue management in oncology...
  35. pmc Interdisciplinary palliative care intervention in metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
    Marianna Koczywas
    Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
    Clin Lung Cancer 14:736-44. 2013
    ....
  36. pmc An overview and evaluation of the oncology family caregiver project: improving quality of life and quality of care for oncology family caregivers
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Psychooncology 22:1645-52. 2013
    ..The purpose of this project is to develop and implement a curriculum to improve the quality of life and quality of care for FCs by strengthening cancer care settings in this area...
  37. doi request reprint Palliative care opportunities for women with advanced ovarian cancer associated with intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Shirley Otis-Green
    City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010 3000, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:44-53. 2013
    ..Numerous opportunities occur throughout the treatment process to improve the delivery of biopsychosocial-spiritual support to women receiving IP chemotherapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Family perspectives of ovarian cancer
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Cancer Pract 10:269-76. 2002
    ..This qualitative study explored quality of life (QOL) in family caregivers of ovarian cancer patients to better define their needs for support...
  39. doi request reprint Promoting excellence in pain management and palliative care for social workers
    Shirley Otis-Green
    City of Hope, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care 4:120-34. 2008
    ..Initial evaluation data (N = 276) are presented to demonstrate the feasibility of this innovative educational program...
  40. ncbi request reprint An interdisciplinary care approach for integration of palliative care in lung cancer
    Tami Borneman
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, Division of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Clin Lung Cancer 9:352-60. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Preparing professional staff to care for cancer survivors
    Marcia Grant
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 1:98-106. 2007
    ....
  42. pmc An overview of the ACE Project-advocating for clinical excellence: transdisciplinary palliative care education
    Shirley Otis-Green
    City of Hope Beckman Research Institute, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte CA 91010 3000, USA
    J Cancer Educ 24:120-6. 2009
    ..Excellence in palliative care demands attention to the multidimensional aspects of patient and family suffering, yet too few psycho-oncology professionals report adequate preparation in this vital area...
  43. pmc Paclitaxel-based high-dose chemotherapy with autologous stem cell rescue for relapsed germ cell tumor: clinical outcome and quality of life in long-term survivors
    Sumanta K Pal
    Department of Medical Oncology and Experimental Therapeutics, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Clin Genitourin Cancer 11:121-7. 2013
    ..Herein we attempt to characterize the QOL in long-term survivors who received high-dose paclitaxel, etoposide, carboplatin, and ifosfamide (TECTIC)...
  44. pmc Impact of a bilingual education intervention on the quality of life of Latina breast cancer survivors
    Gloria Juarez
    Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:E50-60. 2013
    ..To test the effectiveness of a bilingual education intervention to improve the quality of life (QOL) of Latina breast cancer survivors (BCSs) after completing primary treatment for breast cancer...
  45. pmc Educating health care professionals to provide institutional changes in cancer survivorship care
    Marcia Grant
    City of Hope, Division of Nursing Research and Education, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Cancer Educ 27:226-32. 2012
    ..Institutional assessments found improvement in seven domains of care that related to institutional change. This course provided education to participants that led to significant changes in survivorship care in their settings...
  46. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of an ovarian cancer quality-of-life psychoeducational intervention
    Shirley Otis-Green
    City of Hope National Medical Center Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Cancer Educ 23:214-21. 2008
    ..Diagnosis of ovarian cancer often portends a poor prognosis with significant quality-of-life (QOL) concerns...
  47. ncbi request reprint Palliative care research: nursing response to emergent society needs
    Betty Ferrell
    City of Hope Medical Center, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 23:221-5. 2010
    ..b>Betty Ferrell's career and her work at the City of Hope...
  48. pmc Reducing patient barriers to pain and fatigue management
    Tami Borneman
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:486-501. 2010
    ..Pain and fatigue are recognized as critical symptoms that impact the quality of life of cancer patients. The barriers to pain and fatigue relief have been classified into three categories: patient, professional, and system barriers...
  49. doi request reprint The enduring need for the pain resource nurse (PRN) training program
    Marcia Grant
    Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:598-603. 2011
    ..Most respondents (89%) disseminated course content to others within their own institutions. PRN-trained nurses expressed improved confidence in pain management and attributed course content to the improvement in their practice behavior...
  50. doi request reprint Distress and quality of life concerns of family caregivers of patients undergoing palliative surgery
    Gloria Juarez
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:2-10. 2008
    ..Although caregiver concerns cannot always be eradicated, resources and interventions to support family caregivers are vital to improving QOL...
  51. pmc Barriers to pain assessment and management in cancer survivorship
    Virginia Sun
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, Division of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 2:65-71. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe pain-related issues of cancer survivors using case presentations of selected patients enrolled in a randomized trial to eliminate barriers to pain management...
  52. doi request reprint Symptom concerns and quality of life in hepatobiliary cancers
    Virginia Sun
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:E45-52. 2008
    ..To describe the symptom concerns of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and pancreatic cancer and explore the effect of symptoms on patients' quality of life (QOL)...
  53. pmc Integrating social work into palliative care for lung cancer patients and families: a multidimensional approach
    Shirley Otis-Green
    a Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 32:431-46. 2014
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint The Institute of Medicine report on high-quality cancer care: implications for oncology nursing
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:603-9. 2013
    ..To present key recommendations from a recently released Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on high-quality cancer care...
  55. ncbi request reprint Indications and use of palliative surgery-results of Society of Surgical Oncology survey
    Laurence E McCahill
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:104-12. 2002
    ..Despite increasing attention to end-of-life care in oncology, palliative surgery (PS) remains poorly defined. A survey to test the definition, assess the extent of use, and evaluate attitudes and goals of surgeons regarding PS was devised...
  56. ncbi request reprint Spirituality in cancer care at the end of life
    Betty Ferrell
    From the City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA
    Cancer J 19:431-7. 2013
    ..Oncology professionals require education to prepare them to appropriately screen, assess, refer, and/or intervene for spiritual distress. ..
  57. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the FICA Tool for Spiritual Assessment
    Tami Borneman
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:163-73. 2010
    ..The National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care includes spiritual care as one of the eight clinical practice domains. There are very few standardized spirituality history tools...
  58. ncbi request reprint Revision and psychometric testing of the City of Hope Quality of Life-Ostomy Questionnaire
    Marcia Grant
    Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:1445-57. 2004
    ..The City of Hope Quality of Life (COH-QOL)-Ostomy Questionnaire is an adult patient self-report instrument designed to assess quality of life. This report focuses on the revision and psychometric testing of this questionnaire...
  59. pmc Going with the flow: quality-of-life outcomes of cancer survivors with urinary diversion
    Robin Gemmill
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:65-72. 2010
    ..The purpose of this descriptive study was to describe health-related quality of life (HRQOL) concerns among cancer patients with continent urinary diversion (UD) and incontinent UD...
  60. ncbi request reprint End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium. Geriatric Training Program: improving palliative care in community geriatric care settings
    Kathe Kelly
    ELNEC Geriatric Training Program, Nursing Research and Education Department, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:28-35. 2008
    ..This article presents evaluation data from the 2007 pilot ELNEC-Geriatric Training Program and follow-up evaluation of the "train-the-trainer" model to disseminate comprehensive palliative care education in geriatric settings...
  61. ncbi request reprint National guidelines for palliative care: A roadmap for oncology nurses
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 22:28-34; discussion 34-5. 2008
    ..These national guidelines can serve as a roadmap to develop clinical services that will serve patients and families...
  62. ncbi request reprint Quality of life outcomes in 599 cancer and non-cancer patients with colostomies
    Robert Krouse
    General and Oncologic Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Nursing Research and Education, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Surg Res 138:79-87. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe QOL issues of colostomy patients and compare these issues in cancer and non-cancer participants...
  63. pmc Overcoming barriers to cancer pain management: an institutional change model
    Virginia Chih Yi Sun
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, Division of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:359-69. 2007
    ..Phase II of this initiative will attempt to eliminate these barriers using the "Passport" intervention to manage cancer pain...
  64. pmc Implementing the Fatigue Guidelines at one NCCN member institution: process and outcomes
    Tami Borneman
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, Division of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 E Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 5:1092-101. 2007
    ..Phase 2, the intervention model, is designed to decrease these barriers and improve patient outcomes over time, and is in progress...
  65. ncbi request reprint Disseminating end-of-life education to cancer centers: overview of program and of evaluation
    Marcia Grant
    City of Hope National Medical Center Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Cancer Educ 22:140-8. 2007
    ..Systematic provision of compassionate end-of-life (EOL) care requires strategic training of health professionals. Disseminating EOL Education to Cancer Centers (DELEtCC) targeted education of interdisciplinary institutional teams...
  66. pmc Nursing role implications for family caregiving
    Marcia Grant
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:279-82. 2012
    ..To describe the clinical, education, and research roles of professional nurses caring for family caregivers. DATA SCORES: Review of literature and Websites on the professional nursing role and family caregivers...
  67. pmc Current status of palliative care--clinical implementation, education, and research
    Marcia Grant
    Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Science, City of Hope, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 59:327-35. 2009
    ..Opportunities are available to clinicians for understanding and applying appropriate palliative and end-of-life care to patients with serious and life-threatening cancers...
  68. pmc Palliative surgery for cancer pain
    Laurence McCahill
    General Oncologic Surgery, Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    West J Med 176:107-10. 2002
  69. ncbi request reprint Symptom concerns of women with ovarian cancer
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:528-38. 2003
    ..Significant attention was dedicated to complementary and alternative therapies, both for symptom management and with curative intent. Findings demonstrate the need to improve diagnostic tests, symptom management, and patient education...
  70. pmc Biological, clinical, and psychosocial correlates at the interface of cancer and aging research
    William Dale
    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:581-9. 2012
    ..This initial conference laid the foundation for the next two meetings, which will address the research designs and collaborations needed to enhance therapeutic and intervention trials in older adults with cancer...
  71. ncbi request reprint Ethical perspectives on pain and suffering
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:83-90. 2005
    ..Through narratives of patients, nurses, and family caregivers this paper explores the experience of pain...
  72. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life issues in the management of epithelial ovarian cancer
    Thomas Lowe
    City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 8:402-16. 2007
    ..QOL may be affected by the disease itself as well as by surgical and chemotherapeutic treatments. Future studies of the care and treatment of EOC patients should include well-designed QOL evaluations...
  73. doi request reprint Women's perceptions of the personal and family impact of genetic cancer risk assessment: focus group findings
    Deborah J MacDonald
    Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 E Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
    J Genet Couns 19:148-60. 2010
    ..Additional research is needed to extend these findings and identify interventions to support positive outcomes of GCRA...
  74. pmc Quality of life of family caregivers and challenges faced in caring for patients with lung cancer
    Rebecca Fujinami
    Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:E210-20. 2012
    ..The importance of the oncology nurse's assessment of FCGs' needs for support, education, and self-care through the lung cancer illness trajectory is discussed while presenting accessible community resources to meet those needs...
  75. ncbi request reprint Palliative care research: the need to construct paradigms
    Betty Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:408-10. 2004
  76. ncbi request reprint Why isn't all care 'palliative care'?
    Diana Mason
    Am J Nurs 104:11. 2004
  77. ncbi request reprint Global efforts to improve palliative care: the International End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Training Programme
    Judith A Paice
    Cancer Pain Program, and Division of Hematology Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Adv Nurs 61:173-80. 2008
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Nurses' decisions about opioid dose
    Margo McCaffery
    Am J Nurs 107:35-9. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Decision making in palliative surgery
    Laurence E McCahill
    J Am Coll Surg 195:411-22; discussion 422-3. 2002
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Where's your prescription for living?
    Diana J Mason
    Am J Nurs 107:11. 2007
  81. ncbi request reprint Cancer pain education for patients and the public
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010 3000, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:329-36. 2002
    ..The CPEPP curriculum was designed to address the multiple opportunities for pain education and to provide resources and support for successful implementation...
  82. ncbi request reprint Community implementation of home care palliative care education
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Dept of Nursing Research and Education, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Cancer Pract 10:20-7. 2002
    ..The Home Care Outreach for Palliative Care Education (HOPE) program was designed to improve the knowledge and skills of home healthcare professionals who provide care to the terminally ill and their families at home...
  83. ncbi request reprint Oncology End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium training program: improving palliative care in cancer
    Patrick Coyne
    Health Care Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:801-7. 2007
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  84. ncbi request reprint End-of-life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Training Program: improving palliative care in critical care
    Betty R Ferrell
    City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, Calif, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:206-12. 2007
    ..The ultimate goal is to improve EOL care for patients in all critical care settings and enhance the experience of family members witnessing the dying process of their loved ones...
  85. ncbi request reprint Graduate nursing education regarding end-of-life care
    Judith A Paice
    Cancer Pain Program at Nortwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:46-52. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of end-of-life nursing education for continuing education and clinical staff development educators
    Pam Malloy
    American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:31-6. 2006
    ..The analysis has implications for educators to promote improved end-of-life (EOL) care in their own institutions...
  87. ncbi request reprint Late referrals to palliative care
    Betty R Ferrell
    J Clin Oncol 23:2588-9. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Management of pain and nausea in outpatient surgery
    Gloria Juarez
    Department of Nursing Research and Education, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:175-81. 2005
    ..The methods used in this project have potential application for the measurement of other clinical outcomes after outpatient surgical procedures...
  89. ncbi request reprint Teaching symptom management in end-of-life care: the didactic content and teaching strategies based on the end-of-life nursing education curriculum
    Deborah Witt Sherman
    Division of Nursing, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 20:103-15; quiz 116-7. 2004
    ..This article presents the didactic content of symptom assessment and management, and the experiential experiences used in a nondrug laboratory within the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) curriculum...
  90. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgical palliation on quality of life in patients with advanced malignancy: results of the decisions and outcomes in palliative surgery (DOPS) trial
    Yale D Podnos
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, 1500 E Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:922-8. 2007
  91. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of palliative outcomes for surgery of advanced malignancies
    Laurence E McCahill
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:654-63. 2003
    ..We prospectively evaluated the effectiveness of major surgery in treating symptoms of advanced malignancies...
  92. ncbi request reprint Preparation and care at the time of death: content of the ELNEC curriculum and teaching strategies
    Deborah Witt Sherman
    Advanced Practice Palliative Care Master s and Post Master s Programs, New York University, Division of Nursing, New York, New York 10003 6677, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 21:93-100; quiz 101-2. 2005
    ..Clearly, nurses play a key role in improving the care of the dying in America...
  93. ncbi request reprint Palliative care nursing education: opportunities for gerontological nurses
    Mary Ersek
    Pain Research Department, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:45-51. 2005
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  94. ncbi request reprint Symptom concerns and resource utilization in patients with lung cancer
    Yale D Podnos
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:899-903. 2007
    ..This study sought to determine quality of life and symptom concerns in lung cancer patients. The study also sought to determine how supportive care resources were being used to address these concerns...
  95. ncbi request reprint Strategies for effective continuing education by oncology nurses
    Betty R Ferrell
    Department of Nursing Research and Education at City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:907-9. 2002
  96. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of the Graduate End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Training Program
    Judith A Paice
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:353-60. 2006
    ..However, little attention is devoted to palliative care in most graduate nursing curricula, leaving advanced practice nurses poorly prepared to meet the needs of those approaching the end of their lives...
  97. ncbi request reprint Surgical palliation of advanced gastrointestinal tumors
    Yale D Podnos
    Department of Surgery, Duke University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:871-6. 2007
    ..Palliative operations effectively improve symptom frequency and distress without greatly affecting the expected decline in QOL and its parameters...
  98. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in research to improve the management of malignant bowel obstruction: challenges and recommendations
    Alice Laneader
    Research Compliance and Quality Improvement, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 10104, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S20-7. 2007
    ..For each, we outline salient issues and suggest recommendations for enhancing the ethics of MBO studies, including interventional trials...
  99. ncbi request reprint The surgical treatment of cancer: a comparison of resource utilization following procedures performed with a curative and palliative intent
    Carey A Cullinane
    Department of General Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Cancer 98:2266-73. 2003
    ..The authors evaluated the immediate and short-term resource utilization needs of patients undergoing surgical intervention with curative or palliative intent...

Research Grants8

  1. PATIENT AND PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CANCER PAIN MANAGEMENT
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This course will impact 120 healthcare settings to improve pain management and quality of life in cancer patients and to establish model pain education programs for national dissemination. ..
  2. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  3. End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate Programs
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
  4. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  5. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  6. Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life Care
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  8. Reducing Barriers to Pain and Fatigue Management
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....