Karen M Gil
Affiliation: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
- Stages of change analysis of smokers attending clinics for the medically underservedKaren 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...
- Baseline characteristics influencing quality of life in women undergoing gynecologic oncology surgeryKaren M Gil
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio 44302, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 5:25. 2007....
- Distress and quality of life characteristics associated with seeking surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinenceKaren 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...
- Effect of method of administration on longitudinal assessment of quality of life in gynecologic cancer: an exploratory studyKaren 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...
- Obstetrics and gynaecology chief resident attitudes toward teaching junior residents under normal working conditionsKaren 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...
- Longitudinal assessment of quality of life and lifestyle in newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients: the roles of surgery and chemotherapyVivian 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...
- The association between quality of life domains and overall survival in ovarian cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapy: a Gynecologic Oncology Group StudyVivian 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...
- Physical activity and gynecologic cancer survivorshipKaren 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...
- The impact of obesity and age on quality of life in gynecologic surgeryVivian 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)...
- Body weight and composition changes in ovarian cancer patients during adjuvant chemotherapyKaren 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...
- Robotic surgical skills: acquisition, maintenance, and degradationEric 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...
- 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....
- Endometrial cancer survivors' assessment of the benefits of exerciseJessica 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...
- 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...
- Brief report: Parental perceptions of child vulnerability in children with chronic illnessKelly 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...
- Daily stress and mood and their association with pain, health-care use, and school activity in adolescents with sickle cell diseaseKaren 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)...
- Clinical disease course during the last year in ovarian cancerVivian 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...
- Benefits from an uncertainty management intervention for African-American and Caucasian older long-term breast cancer survivorsMerle 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...
- Self-expansion as a mediator of relationship improvements in a mindfulness interventionJames 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...
- Pain, stiffness, and fatigue in juvenile polyarticular arthritis: contemporaneous stressful events and mood as predictorsLaura 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...
- Optimism predicting daily pain medication use in adolescents with sickle cell diseaseLaura 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....
- Conceptualizing and testing random indirect effects and moderated mediation in multilevel models: new procedures and recommendationsDaniel 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...