Barbara Given

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The challenges of oral agents as antineoplastic treatments
    Barbara A Given
    Michigan State University, College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 27:93-103. 2011
  2. doi request reprint The challenge of quality cancer care for family caregivers
    Barbara A Given
    Michigan State University, College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:205-12. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Family and caregiver needs over the course of the cancer trajectory
    Barbara A Given
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:57-64. 2012
  4. doi request reprint What knowledge and skills do caregivers need?
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing and University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:28-34; quiz 34. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Support for caregivers of cancer patients: transition after active treatment
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2015-21. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Symptom clusters and physical function for patients receiving chemotherapy
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:121-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of providing symptom management assistance on caregiver reaction: results of a randomized trial
    Barbara Given
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:433-43. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Cancer treatment in older adults: implications for psychosocial research
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S283-5. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Nursing sensitive patient outcomes--a white paper
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:773-84. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: a brief overview of current nursing perspectives and experiences
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing at Michigan, State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:7-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. doi request reprint The challenges of oral agents as antineoplastic treatments
    Barbara A Given
    Michigan State University, College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 27:93-103. 2011
    ..This article reviews the scope of the problem and issues of adherence to oral antineoplastic agents...
  2. doi request reprint The challenge of quality cancer care for family caregivers
    Barbara A Given
    Michigan State University, College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:205-12. 2012
    ..To provide an overview of the factors that challenge family caregivers of patients with cancer and review issues related to the role of family members as caregivers...
  3. doi request reprint Family and caregiver needs over the course of the cancer trajectory
    Barbara A Given
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Support Oncol 10:57-64. 2012
    ..Concern for caregivers as partners in patient care and caregiver outcomes deserves attention from health care professionals. Considering the caregivers' value to the health care team, this role should not be underestimated...
  4. doi request reprint What knowledge and skills do caregivers need?
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing and University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:28-34; quiz 34. 2008
    ..Caregivers need certain knowledge and skills both to provide the best possible care and to protect their own well-being...
  5. doi request reprint Support for caregivers of cancer patients: transition after active treatment
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 20:2015-21. 2011
    ..Residual problems for patients and caregivers remain for some period of time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Symptom clusters and physical function for patients receiving chemotherapy
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:121-6. 2007
    ..To examine the literature on symptom clusters and the impact of co-occurring symptoms on the physical function of patients with cancer during treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of providing symptom management assistance on caregiver reaction: results of a randomized trial
    Barbara Given
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:433-43. 2006
    ..This research offers a model for evaluating trials directed toward both members of a dyad...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer treatment in older adults: implications for psychosocial research
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:S283-5. 2009
    ..Research is needed to identify ways to support patients and families at the time of cancer treatment so that they can make informed decisions and actively participate in cancer treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nursing sensitive patient outcomes--a white paper
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:773-84. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue: a brief overview of current nursing perspectives and experiences
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing at Michigan, State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:7-9. 2008
    ..The definition of CRF as a multidimensional symptom will be considered in this article. CRF may create psychological, functional, cognitive, and socioeconomic issues in patients. Challenges for effective management will be considered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Family care for the older person with cancer
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:43-50. 2006
    ..To describe the needs of family members of older persons undergoing cancer treatment and to examine the interventions designed to alleviate caregiver distress...
  12. doi request reprint Fall risk in community-dwelling elderly cancer survivors: a predictive model for gerontological nurses
    Sandra Spoelstra
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 36:52-60. 2010
    ..Factors leading to fall risk can direct nursing activities that have the potential to prevent falls, thus improving older adults' quality of life...
  13. doi request reprint Putting Evidence into Practice: nursing assessment and interventions to reduce family caregiver strain and burden
    Norissa J Honea
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:507-16. 2008
    ..Although the striking finding is the limited number of interventions targeted toward oncology caregivers, suggestions from the literature are offered to support and promote healthy outcomes for family caregivers...
  14. pmc Primary care clinicians treat patients with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:671-7. 2006
    ..There is no proven primary care treatment for patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS). We hypothesized that a long-term, multidimensional intervention by primary care providers would improve MUS patients' mental health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Caregivers of persons with a brain tumor: a conceptual model
    Paula Sherwood
    College of Nursing, Department of Family Practice, Department of Neurology, Michigan State University, 4101 Brunswick Avenue, Flint, MI 48507, USA
    Nurs Inq 11:43-53. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of a cognitive behavioral intervention on reducing symptom severity during chemotherapy
    Charles Given
    Department of Family Practice, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, B108 Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:507-16. 2004
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  17. doi request reprint Diabetes and cancer: impact on health-related quality of life
    Denise Soltow Hershey
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 39:449-57. 2012
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  18. pmc Exploration of DSM-IV criteria in primary care patients with medically unexplained symptoms
    Robert C Smith
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:123-9. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate this use by determining the prevalence of DSM-IV somatoform and nonsomatoform disorders in patients with MUS proven by a gold standard chart review...
  19. doi request reprint Analyzing symptom management trials: the value of both intention-to-treat and per-protocol approaches
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:E293-302. 2009
    ..Two analytical approaches are described for a randomized trial testing interventions for symptom management...
  20. ncbi request reprint Testing the effects of treatment complications on a cognitive-behavioral intervention for reducing symptom severity
    Alla Sikorskii
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:129-39. 2006
    ..This research begins to specify the clinical conditions under which CBIs are effective in lowering symptom severity...
  21. pmc Differential symptom reporting by mode of administration of the assessment: automated voice response system versus a live telephone interview
    Alla Sikorskii
    Department of Statistics and Probability, College of Natural Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Med Care 47:866-74. 2009
    ..Automated voice response (AVR) systems have been used to collect patient-reported outcome data. Mode of administration of the assessment may affect patient reporting...
  22. pmc Symptom management for cancer patients: a trial comparing two multimodal interventions
    Alla Sikorskii
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:253-64. 2007
    ..The NASM may be more effective than ATSM in retaining lung cancer patients in the intervention. Further testing of ATSM supplemented by NASM for patients with severe symptoms is warranted...
  23. ncbi request reprint Does a symptom management intervention affect depression among cancer patients: results from a clinical trial
    Charles Given
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Psychooncology 13:818-30. 2004
    ..Symptoms with an affective component are relatively unaffected by the intervention which was independent of the presence of psychotropic medications...
  24. doi request reprint Falls in the community-dwelling elderly with a history of cancer
    Sandra Spoelstra
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:149-55. 2010
    ..Falls place older adults at risk for injuries, resulting in functional decline, hospitalization, institutionalization, higher healthcare costs, and decreased quality of life...
  25. pmc Establishing mild, moderate, and severe scores for cancer-related symptoms: how consistent and clinically meaningful are interference-based severity cut-points?
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:126-35. 2008
    ..The resulting cut-points summarize severity ratings into clinically significant and useful categories that clinicians can use to assess symptoms in their practices...
  26. pmc Physical functioning: effect of behavioral intervention for symptoms among individuals with cancer
    Ardith Doorenbos
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Nurs Res 55:161-71. 2006
    ..Individuals with cancer receiving chemotherapy suffer deterioration in physical functioning due to symptoms arising from the cancer disease process and its treatment...
  27. pmc Managing symptoms among patients with breast cancer during chemotherapy: results of a two-arm behavioral trial
    Charles W Given
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, B108 Clinical Center East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Clin Oncol 26:5855-62. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of a symptom control intervention on utilization of health care services among cancer patients
    Margot E Kurtz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR319-24. 2006
    ..In this study we investigated the effects of a clinical nursing symptom control intervention on utilization of physician, hospital and emergency room services...
  29. pmc Do interference-based cut-points differentiate mild, moderate, and severe levels of 16 cancer-related symptoms over time?
    Sangchoon Jeon
    College of Nursing, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:220-32. 2009
    ..Differences among interference-based severity categories were consistent over time and clinically important, and thus can be used to anchor changes in symptom severity...
  30. pmc Burden and depression among caregivers of patients with cancer at the end of life
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:1105-17. 2004
    ..To examine the patient and family caregiver variables that predicted caregiver burden and depression for family caregivers of patients with cancer at the end of life...
  31. pmc Reducing symptom limitations: a cognitive behavioral intervention randomized trial
    Ardith Doorenbos
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychooncology 14:574-84. 2005
    ..The cognitive behavioral intervention was key to decreasing symptom limitations. Findings also suggest that nursing interventions may be particularly helpful to younger individuals in managing cancer-related symptom limitations...
  32. pmc Early participant attrition from clinical trials: role of trial design and logistics
    Azfar E Alam Siddiqi
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Clin Trials 5:328-35. 2008
    ..Early identification of potential causes of attrition can help reduce patient attrition. We performed secondary analyses of two trials involving cancer patients...
  33. pmc An analytic strategy for modeling multiple-item responses: a breast cancer symptom example
    Ardith Z Doorenbos
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 48824, USA
    Nurs Res 54:229-34. 2005
    ..This article describes the statistical background of incorporating IRT into a multilevel framework and extends this approach to longitudinal health outcomes, where the self-report method is used to construct a multi-item scale...
  34. pmc Costs of novel symptom management interventions and their impact on hospitalizations
    Charles William Given
    Department of Family Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:663-72. 2010
    ..Although promising, the links between reductions in severity of symptoms and fewer hospitalizations remain difficult to isolate...
  35. pmc A randomized, controlled trial of a patient/caregiver symptom control intervention: effects on depressive symptomatology of caregivers of cancer patients
    Margot E Kurtz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:112-22. 2005
    ..We recommend further research to explore whether a lengthened intervention and/or delayed follow-up might reveal delayed positive effects of such interventions...
  36. doi request reprint The contribution falls have to increasing risk of nursing home placement in community-dwelling older adults
    SANDRA LEE SPOELSTRA
    Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 21:24-42. 2012
    ..To determine whether a fall, as an adverse event in combination with other risk factors, influences nursing home placement (NHP)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pain and fatigue management: results of a nursing randomized clinical trial
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing and Institute for Health Care Studies, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:949-56. 2002
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  38. doi request reprint Perceived impact of cancer treatment on diabetes self-management
    Denise Soltow Hershey
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:779-90. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the impact that cancer and its treatment had on diabetes self-management and to identify common issues that individuals with diabetes encounter while undergoing chemotherapy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Minor acute illness: a preliminary research report on the "worried well"
    Robert C Smith
    Michigan State University, Dept of Medicine, B312 Clinical Center, 138 Service Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:24-9. 2002
    ....
  40. doi request reprint The effects of mastery on pain and fatigue resolution
    Elizabeth A Byma
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 36:544-52. 2009
    ..To determine whether mastery, the personal control felt over occurrences perceived to have an important effect on one's life, influences the resolution of pain and fatigue severity...
  41. pmc Deconstruction of nurse-delivered patient self-management interventions for symptom management: factors related to delivery enactment and response
    Charles W Given
    Department of Family Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Ann Behav Med 40:99-113. 2010
    ..Patient and symptom factors were related to enactment strategies. Symptom responses were related to number of strategies tried by patients. Delivery and enactment of strategies were related to both patient and symptom characteristics...
  42. doi request reprint Relationship between age and symptoms of pain and fatigue in adults undergoing treatment for cancer
    Denise Soltow
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:296-303. 2010
    ..It has been hypothesized that older adults experience lower levels of severity and interference from pain and fatigue when compared with younger adults...
  43. pmc Response analysis for multiple symptoms revealed differences between arms of a symptom management trial
    Alla Sikorskii
    Michigan State University, Department of Statistics and Probability, College of Natural Science, A423 Wells Halls, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:716-24. 2009
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  44. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of the course of depressive symptomatology in geriatric patients with cancer of the breast, colon, lung, or prostate
    Manfred Stommel
    Michigan State University, College of Nursing, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Health Psychol 23:564-73. 2004
    ..The present findings show the importance of psychological assessments and symptom management during cancer treatment...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of neutropenia on the impact of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for symptom management
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Cancer 104:869-78. 2005
    ..To address this issue, the moderating effect of neutropenia on the impact of a CBI for reducing symptom severity was evaluated among patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Utilization of services among elderly cancer patients--relationship to age, symptoms, physical functioning, comorbidity, and survival status
    Margot E Kurtz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Michigan State University B211 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S17-22. 2005
    ..Use of primary care physicians' services may depend substantially on comorbid conditions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Depression and physical health among family caregivers of geriatric patients with cancer--a longitudinal view
    Margot E Kurtz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, B211 West Fee Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Sci Monit 10:CR447-56. 2004
    ..Our model postulates that patient and caregiver characteristics impact caregiver experiences, and all of these in turn affect the mental and physical health of the caregiver...
  48. ncbi request reprint Forgotten voices: lessons from bereaved caregivers of persons with a brain tumour
    Paula R Sherwood
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, B424 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:67-75; discussion 75. 2004
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  49. doi request reprint Patient optimism and mastery-do they play a role in cancer patients' management of pain and fatigue?
    Margot E Kurtz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:1-10. 2008
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Depression and functional status as predictors of death among cancer patients
    Manfred Stommel
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Cancer 94:2719-27. 2002
    ..The analysis focused on differences in survival times among cancer patients with new experiences of depressive symptoms and functional limitations and patients with a history of such limitations...
  51. pmc The cancer family caregiving experience: an updated and expanded conceptual model
    Barbara Swore Fletcher
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985330 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 16:387-98. 2012
    ..Our objective was to develop an updated and expanded comprehensive model of the cancer family caregiving experience, derived from concepts and variables used in research during the past ten years...
  52. pmc Cancer Carepartners: Improving patients' symptom management by engaging informal caregivers
    Maria J Silveira
    Center for Clinical Management Research, Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Palliat Care 10:21. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  53. pmc Older adults and cancer treatment
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Family Care Research Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Cancer 113:3505-11. 2008
    ..When they are selected carefully, older patients can benefit from treatment or palliation. More research is needed to define clinical and behavioral criteria for the inclusion of older patients in treatment trials...
  54. ncbi request reprint Predictors of use of complementary and alternative therapies among patients with cancer
    Judith M Fouladbakhsh
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:1115-22. 2005
    ..To determine predictors of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies among patients with cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint To refer or not to refer: Factors that affect primary care provider referral of patients with cancer to clinical treatment trials
    Paula R Sherwood
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:58-65. 2004
    ..Despite breakthroughs in experimental cancer treatment, relatively few patients participate in cancer clinical treatment trials (CCTTs). Primary care providers (PCPs) have a strong influence on patients' decisions to participate in a CCTT...
  56. doi request reprint Predictors of diabetes self-management in older adults receiving chemotherapy
    Denise Soltow Hershey
    Author Affiliations College of Nursing Drs Hershey and B Given Department of Family Medicine Dr C Given and Institute for Health Care Studies Dr Corser, College of Human Medicine and Department of Psychology Dr von Eye, Michigan State University, East Lansing
    Cancer Nurs 37:97-105. 2014
    ..Hyperglycemia has been hypothesized as one of the factors associated with this increased risk. Diabetes self-management is one of the essential elements used by patients to maintain glucose levels...
  57. pmc Treating patients with medically unexplained symptoms in primary care
    Robert C Smith
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:478-89. 2003
    ..Despite extensive care, these common patients often become worse...
  58. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden and depressive symptoms: analysis of common outcomes in caregivers of elderly patients
    Paula R Sherwood
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Aging Health 17:125-47. 2005
    ..Despite widespread use of caregiver burden and depressive symptoms in caregiving research, the relationship between these two concepts and the way in which burden and depressive symptoms are affected are not clear...
  59. ncbi request reprint Intervention to improve psychological functioning for newly diagnosed patients with cancer
    Susan M Rawl
    School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:967-75. 2002
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  60. doi request reprint Quality of life of family caregivers of cancer survivors: across the trajectory of the illness
    Youngmee Kim
    Behavioral Research Center, American Cancer Society, Atlanta, Georgia 30303 1002, USA
    Cancer 112:2556-68. 2008
    ..The authors reviewed literature on the QOL of family caregivers at the acute and middle- to long-term survivorship phases as well as the bereavement phase...
  61. ncbi request reprint Predictors of employment and lost hours from work in cancer caregivers
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 336 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:598-605. 2008
    ..Data suggest that interventions to assist caregivers in maintaining employment should target caregivers of persons with limitations in physical function and should include strategies to coordinate care to assist with IADLs...
  62. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of complementary therapies among cancer patients and their family caregivers
    Sharon L Kozachik
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Nurs 29:84-94. 2006
    ..Participants who elected to use only 1 CT were more consistently performing their CT over time, suggesting that this lower level of CT use may be easier to integrate into their lives during cancer treatment...
  63. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distress in caregivers of persons with a primary malignant brain tumor
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:105-20. 2006
    ..Results may help identify caregivers at risk for negative outcomes, and suggest interventions to improve caregivers' emotional health...
  64. pmc A cognitive behavioral intervention for symptom management in patients with advanced cancer
    Paula Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:1190-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral intervention in decreasing symptom severity in patients with advanced cancer undergoing chemotherapy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relationships among pain, fatigue, insomnia, and gender in persons with lung cancer
    Amy J Hoffman
    National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:785-92. 2007
    ..To examine the relationships among pain, fatigue, insomnia, and gender while controlling for age, comorbidities, and stage of cancer in patients newly diagnosed with lung cancer within 56 days of receiving chemotherapy...
  66. ncbi request reprint The influence of caregiver mastery on depressive symptoms
    Paula R Sherwood
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:249-55. 2007
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