Wendy L Nelson

Summary

Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New approaches to understand cognitive changes associated with chemotherapy for non-central nervous system tumors
    Wendy L Nelson
    Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:707-21. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Exploring objective and subjective numeracy at a population level: findings from the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Wendy L Nelson
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Health Commun 18:192-205. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Basic and applied decision making in cancer control
    Wendy Nelson
    Basic and Biobehavioral Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Health Psychol 24:S3-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the objectives of decision aids: a call for conceptual clarity
    Wendy L Nelson
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:609-18. 2007
  5. pmc Clinical implications of numeracy: theory and practice
    Wendy Nelson
    Basic and Biobehavioral Research Branch, DCCPS, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:261-74. 2008
  6. pmc Adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines for U.S. women aged 25-64: data from the 2005 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Wendy Nelson
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1759-68. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of perceived risk and worry with cancer health-protective actions: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Richard P Moser
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:53-65. 2007
  8. pmc What is my cancer risk? How internet-based cancer risk assessment tools communicate individualized risk estimates to the public: content analysis
    Erika A Waters
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e33. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Are patient decision aids the best way to improve clinical decision making? Report of the IPDAS Symposium
    Margaret Holmes-Rovner
    College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:599-608. 2007

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint New approaches to understand cognitive changes associated with chemotherapy for non-central nervous system tumors
    Wendy L Nelson
    Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:707-21. 2013
    ..However, findings have been inconsistent, largely because of measurement and study design issues...
  2. doi request reprint Exploring objective and subjective numeracy at a population level: findings from the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Wendy L Nelson
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Health Commun 18:192-205. 2013
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  3. ncbi request reprint Basic and applied decision making in cancer control
    Wendy Nelson
    Basic and Biobehavioral Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Health Psychol 24:S3-8. 2005
    ..This article describes the multidisciplinary meeting that provided the scientific foundation for this initiative...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the objectives of decision aids: a call for conceptual clarity
    Wendy L Nelson
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:609-18. 2007
    ..Second, the authors argue that the goal of reducing decisional conflict is conceptually untenable and propose that it be eliminated as an objective of decision aids...
  5. pmc Clinical implications of numeracy: theory and practice
    Wendy Nelson
    Basic and Biobehavioral Research Branch, DCCPS, National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Behav Med 35:261-74. 2008
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  6. pmc Adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines for U.S. women aged 25-64: data from the 2005 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Wendy Nelson
    Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:1759-68. 2009
    ..Although it is widely accepted that Papanicolaou (Pap) screening can reduce cervical cancer mortality, many women still do not maintain regular cervical cancer screenings...
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of perceived risk and worry with cancer health-protective actions: data from the Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS)
    Richard P Moser
    National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Health Psychol 12:53-65. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that risk and worry are both important in predicting some types of screening behavior and that these variables operate independently...
  8. pmc What is my cancer risk? How internet-based cancer risk assessment tools communicate individualized risk estimates to the public: content analysis
    Erika A Waters
    Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7365, USA
    J Med Internet Res 11:e33. 2009
    ..However, poorly communicated information on these websites may result in unintended adverse health outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are patient decision aids the best way to improve clinical decision making? Report of the IPDAS Symposium
    Margaret Holmes-Rovner
    College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:599-608. 2007
    ..The participants' vote on the proposition was approximately half for and half against...

Research Grants7

  1. Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior
    Jamie Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior
    Jamie Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior
    Jamie Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  4. Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior
    Jamie Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2010
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