Karen M Gil

Summary

Affiliation: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Stages of change analysis of smokers attending clinics for the medically underserved
    Karen M Gil
    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown 44272, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:1018. 2002
  2. pmc Distress and quality of life characteristics associated with seeking surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Obstetrics and gynaecology chief resident attitudes toward teaching junior residents under normal working conditions
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
    Med Educ 43:907-11. 2009
  4. pmc Effect of method of administration on longitudinal assessment of quality of life in gynecologic cancer: an exploratory study
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:6. 2005
  5. pmc Baseline characteristics influencing quality of life in women undergoing gynecologic oncology surgery
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:25. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of quality of life and lifestyle in newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients: the roles of surgery and chemotherapy
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:120-6. 2006
  7. pmc The association between quality of life domains and overall survival in ovarian cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    Summa Health System, 525 East Market Med II, POB 2090, Akron, OH 44309, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 124:379-82. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Physical activity and gynecologic cancer survivorship
    Karen M Gil
    Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 186:305-15. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity and age on quality of life in gynecologic surgery
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, MacDonald Womens Hospital, The Ireland Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1369-75. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Body weight and composition changes in ovarian cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, 224 West Exchange Street, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:247-52. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Stages of change analysis of smokers attending clinics for the medically underserved
    Karen M Gil
    Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown 44272, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:1018. 2002
    ..To determine whether smokers at clinics providing care for the medically underserved can be characterized according to the transtheoretical stages of change model...
  2. pmc Distress and quality of life characteristics associated with seeking surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:8. 2009
    ..Given the importance of HRQoL in determining need for treatment, as well as evaluating treatment success, this review provides an assessment of the degree to which HRQoL is impaired in women seeking surgical treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Obstetrics and gynaecology chief resident attitudes toward teaching junior residents under normal working conditions
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
    Med Educ 43:907-11. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify factors that chief residents believe impact the teaching of junior residents under normal working conditions and the areas in which they believe education on the role of resident as teacher would be beneficial...
  4. pmc Effect of method of administration on longitudinal assessment of quality of life in gynecologic cancer: an exploratory study
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:6. 2005
    ..This study examined whether changes measured using a computer version of the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - General (FACT-G) on two occasions would be obtained if patients completed a paper version on one of the two occasions...
  5. pmc Baseline characteristics influencing quality of life in women undergoing gynecologic oncology surgery
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:25. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of quality of life and lifestyle in newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients: the roles of surgery and chemotherapy
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:120-6. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate quality of life (QoL), use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and diet/exercise changes in ovarian cancer patients during the first 6 months following diagnosis...
  7. pmc The association between quality of life domains and overall survival in ovarian cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy: a Gynecologic Oncology Group Study
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    Summa Health System, 525 East Market Med II, POB 2090, Akron, OH 44309, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 124:379-82. 2012
    ..To explore the association between baseline quality of life (QOL) scores and overall survival (OS) in ovarian cancer patients receiving adjuvant chemotherapy...
  8. doi request reprint Physical activity and gynecologic cancer survivorship
    Karen M Gil
    Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH, USA
    Recent Results Cancer Res 186:305-15. 2011
    ..The effects of increased PA on recurrence or survival in gynecological cancers are not yet established, and randomized controlled trials are needed for definitive data...
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity and age on quality of life in gynecologic surgery
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, MacDonald Womens Hospital, The Ireland Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1369-75. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to prospectively evaluate the effect of early stage endometrial cancer, age, and obesity on quality of life (QOL)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Body weight and composition changes in ovarian cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, 224 West Exchange Street, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:247-52. 2006
    ..To prospectively examine body weight changes in women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer receiving surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy. Body composition was examined in a subset of these women...
  11. pmc Robotic surgical skills: acquisition, maintenance, and degradation
    Eric L Jenison
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH 44302, USA
    JSLS 16:218-28. 2012
    ..The degradation in robotic skills that occurs during periods of robotic surgical inactivity in newly trained surgeons was measured. The role of animate training in robotic skill was also assessed...
  12. ncbi request reprint The medically underserved: who is likely to exercise and why?
    Susan Labuda Schrop
    Department of Family Medicine, Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:276-89. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Endometrial cancer survivors' assessment of the benefits of exercise
    Jessica Lukowski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 124:426-30. 2012
    ..The majority of women who have had endometrial cancer remain at risk for obesity related diseases. The social cognitive theory was used to explore their beliefs about exercise to aid in the development of effective interventions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Training to maintain surgical skills during periods of robotic surgery inactivity
    Loredana M Guseila
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH, USA
    Int J Med Robot 10:237-43. 2014
    ..The study was performed to establish a level of practice needed for newly-trained residents to maintain robotic surgical skills during periods of robotic inactivity...
  15. ncbi request reprint Can sun protection knowledge change behavior in a resistant population?
    Julie E Swindler
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, USA
    Cutis 79:463-70. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrated that although students had an increase in knowledge, it was insufficient to change their behavior...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimism predicting daily pain medication use in adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Laura Pence
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:302-9. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Brief report: Parental perceptions of child vulnerability in children with chronic illness
    Kelly K Anthony
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:185-90. 2003
    ..To determine the extent to which parental perceptions of child vulnerability predict school and social adjustment in children with chronic illness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Daily stress and mood and their association with pain, health-care use, and school activity in adolescents with sickle cell disease
    Karen M Gil
    Department of Psychology, Davie Hall, CB 3270, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 3270, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 28:363-73. 2003
    ..To determine the extent to which daily stress and mood are associated with pain, health-care use, and school activity in adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical disease course during the last year in ovarian cancer
    Vivian E von Gruenigen
    University Hospitals of Cleveland MacDonald Women s Hospital, Ireland Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44016, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 90:619-24. 2003
    ..The objective was to determine whether there were changes in the pattern and nature of hospitalizations during the last year that could be used in the assessment of whether chemotherapy should be continued...
  20. ncbi request reprint Benefits from an uncertainty management intervention for African-American and Caucasian older long-term breast cancer survivors
    Merle H Mishel
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychooncology 14:962-78. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in terms of the importance of theory-based interventions for cancer survivors that target triggers of uncertainty about recurrence and in terms of ethnic differences in response to the intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pain, stiffness, and fatigue in juvenile polyarticular arthritis: contemporaneous stressful events and mood as predictors
    Laura E Schanberg
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1196-204. 2005
    ..To analyze patterns of stress, mood, disease symptoms, and activity reduction in children with polyarticular arthritis, using a prospective daily diary method...
  22. ncbi request reprint Self-expansion as a mediator of relationship improvements in a mindfulness intervention
    James W Carson
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 33:517-28. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings for future mindfulness research are discussed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Conceptualizing and testing random indirect effects and moderated mediation in multilevel models: new procedures and recommendations
    Daniel J Bauer
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
    Psychol Methods 11:142-63. 2006
    ..These methods are further developed to address hypotheses of moderated mediation in the multilevel context. An example demonstrates the feasibility and usefulness of the proposed methods...