K O Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer pain management among underserved minority outpatients: perceived needs and barriers to optimal control
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 94:2295-304. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in pain: causes and consequences of unequal care
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pain 10:1187-204. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment tools for the evaluation of pain in the oncology patient
    Karen O Anderson
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Symptom Research, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 11:259-64. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden in patients undergoing autologous stem-cell transplantation
    K O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 39:759-66. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain education for underserved minority cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Box 221, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4918-25. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, control appraisal, coping, and adjustment to chronic pain among black and white Americans
    Gabriel Tan
    Houston VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pain Med 6:18-28. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Further validation of the chronic pain coping inventory
    Gabriel Tan
    Pain Section, Anesthesiology and Mental Health Care Line, VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pain 6:29-40. 2005
  8. pmc Pain in aging community-dwelling adults in the United States: non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanics
    Cielito C Reyes-Gibby
    Department of Epidemiology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Pain 8:75-84. 2007
  9. pmc Pain, depression, and fatigue in community-dwelling adults with and without a history of cancer
    Cielito C Reyes-Gibby
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:118-28. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief cognitive-behavioral audiotape interventions for cancer-related pain: Immediate but not long-term effectiveness
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:207-14. 2006

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Cancer pain management among underserved minority outpatients: perceived needs and barriers to optimal control
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 94:2295-304. 2002
    ..Structured interviews allowed the authors to probe for previously unidentified barriers to pain management in these populations...
  2. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in pain: causes and consequences of unequal care
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pain 10:1187-204. 2009
    ..A robust research program on disparities in pain is needed, and the results must be successfully translated into practices and policies specifically designed to reduce and eliminate disparities in care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Assessment tools for the evaluation of pain in the oncology patient
    Karen O Anderson
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Symptom Research, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 11:259-64. 2007
    ..Developmental issues must be considered when assessing the pain of children and elderly individuals with cancer. Novel technologies may be used to improve accurate and timely pain measurement...
  4. ncbi request reprint Symptom burden in patients undergoing autologous stem-cell transplantation
    K O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Bone Marrow Transplant 39:759-66. 2007
    ..The patterns of fatigue, pain, sleep disturbance and lack of appetite were significantly different for patients with multiple myeloma as compared with patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain education for underserved minority cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Box 221, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:4918-25. 2004
    ..Previous studies found that African American and Hispanic cancer patients are at risk for undertreatment of pain. We evaluated the efficacy of a pain education intervention for underserved minority patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, control appraisal, coping, and adjustment to chronic pain among black and white Americans
    Gabriel Tan
    Houston VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pain Med 6:18-28. 2005
    ..We also examined the association between these factors (i.e., appraisals, beliefs, coping) and patient perception or subjective experience of their functioning in each ethnic group...
  7. ncbi request reprint Further validation of the chronic pain coping inventory
    Gabriel Tan
    Pain Section, Anesthesiology and Mental Health Care Line, VA Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pain 6:29-40. 2005
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  8. pmc Pain in aging community-dwelling adults in the United States: non-Hispanic whites, non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanics
    Cielito C Reyes-Gibby
    Department of Epidemiology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    J Pain 8:75-84. 2007
    ..54-2.43), being a Medicaid recipient (OR, 1.63; 99% CI, 1.17-2.25), and lower educational level (OR, 1.45; 99% CI, 1.14-1.85) were significant predictors for severe pain and helped to explain racial/ethnic differences in pain severity...
  9. pmc Pain, depression, and fatigue in community-dwelling adults with and without a history of cancer
    Cielito C Reyes-Gibby
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1439, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:118-28. 2006
    ..21; 95%CI = 1.06,1.37), and pain (OR = 1.15; 95%CI = 1.03,1.28). Symptom clusters were also more prevalent among those with a history of cancer (P < 0.001), with the pain-depression-fatigue cluster as most prevalent...
  10. ncbi request reprint Brief cognitive-behavioral audiotape interventions for cancer-related pain: Immediate but not long-term effectiveness
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:207-14. 2006
    ..A randomized clinical trial was performed evaluating the efficacy of 3 brief cognitive-behavioral techniques: relaxation, distraction, and positive mood interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pain and fatigue in community-dwelling adults
    Cielito C Reyes-Gibby
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Pain Med 4:231-7. 2003
    ..We also assessed the prevalence of mild, moderate, and severe fatigue for this sample...
  12. pmc Caregiver symptom burden: the risk of caring for an underserved patient with advanced cancer
    Guadalupe R Palos
    Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:1070-9. 2011
    ..In this longitudinal study, the authors assessed changes in symptom severity in caregivers and underserved minority patients diagnosed with advanced solid tumors who were being treated at public hospitals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Are patient ratings of chronic pain services related to treatment outcome?
    Gabriel Tan
    Pain Section, Anesthesiology 145, Michael E DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 43:451-60. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that pain intensity, pain interference, and disability are important outcome dimensions of pain-management programs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Fatigue and sleep disturbance in patients with cancer, patients with clinical depression, and community-dwelling adults
    Karen O Anderson
    Department of Symptom Research, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 221, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:307-18. 2003
    ..Although the majority of the psychiatric patients reported sleep disturbance, their sleep disturbance scores were not significantly associated with fatigue severity...
  15. doi request reprint Symptom burden after autologous stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma
    Erica Campagnaro
    Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 112:1617-24. 2008
    ..Thorough assessment and understanding of symptoms and risk factors for symptom development after ASCT are logical first steps toward developing strategies aimed at reducing the symptom burden associated with this procedure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Role of cutpoints: why grade pain intensity?
    Karen O Anderson
    Pain 113:5-6. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint The unequal burden of pain: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in pain
    Carmen R Green
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Pain Med 4:277-94. 2003
    ..Racial- and ethnic-based differences in the pain care experience have been described. Racial and ethnic minorities tend to be undertreated for pain when compared with non-Hispanic Whites...
  18. ncbi request reprint Anger management style and associations with self-efficacy and pain in male veterans
    Elizabeth R Lombardo
    Dallas Mind Body Medicine, Dallas, Texas 75205, USA
    J Pain 6:765-70. 2005
    ..Patients reporting low self-efficacy demonstrated high levels of maladaptive anger management, regardless of pain intensity level...

Research Grants5

  1. SYMPTOMS OF TRANSPLANT PATIENTS NEAR THE END OF LIFE
    Karen Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is predicted that patients in the experimental condition who die during the year will demonstrate better symptom management and quality of the end of life than patients in the control condition. ..