S L Beck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Utah
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Measuring nurses' impact on health care quality: progress, challenges, and future directions
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Med Care 51:S15-22. 2013
  2. pmc Eccentric exercise versus usual-care with older cancer survivors: the impact on muscle and mobility--an exploratory pilot study
    Paul C LaStayo
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:5. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Measuring the quality of care related to pain management: a multiple-method approach to instrument development
    Susan Larsen Beck
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    Nurs Res 59:85-92. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Core aspects of satisfaction with pain management: cancer patients' perspectives
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5880, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:100-15. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Symptom experiences and quality of life of rural and urban older adult cancer survivors
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, 10 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:359-69. 2009
  6. pmc Sleep quality after initial chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, 10 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 5880, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:679-89. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and management of cancer pain in South Africa
    S L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, 10 S 2000 East Front Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    Pain 94:75-84. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain, sleep disturbance, and fatigue in patients with cancer: using a mediation model to test a symptom cluster
    Susan L Beck
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:542. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers: state of the science
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:E98-126. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Initial Psychometric Properties of the Pain Care Quality Survey (PainCQ)
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Pain 11:1311-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Measuring nurses' impact on health care quality: progress, challenges, and future directions
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
    Med Care 51:S15-22. 2013
    ..The Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative supported interdisciplinary research teams to address gaps in measuring the contributions of nursing to quality care...
  2. pmc Eccentric exercise versus usual-care with older cancer survivors: the impact on muscle and mobility--an exploratory pilot study
    Paul C LaStayo
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    BMC Geriatr 11:5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this exploratory pilot study is to examine whether resistance exercise via negative eccentrically-induced work (RENEW) improves muscle and mobility in a diverse sample of older cancer survivors...
  3. doi request reprint Measuring the quality of care related to pain management: a multiple-method approach to instrument development
    Susan Larsen Beck
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    Nurs Res 59:85-92. 2010
    ..Research to document the effects of nursing on patient outcomes such as pain has been limited by the inability to measure the quality of nursing care effectively...
  4. doi request reprint Core aspects of satisfaction with pain management: cancer patients' perspectives
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5880, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:100-15. 2010
    ..The coexistence of high levels of satisfaction and high levels of pain has been perplexing...
  5. doi request reprint Symptom experiences and quality of life of rural and urban older adult cancer survivors
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, 10 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:359-69. 2009
    ..Comorbidities were associated with greater symptom intensity and less physical health status. Survivorship care for elderly adults should include a comprehensive geriatric assessment and tailored strategies for symptom management...
  6. pmc Sleep quality after initial chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, 10 South 2000 East, Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 5880, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:679-89. 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to characterize sleep quality and quantity prior to and in the first three nights after initial chemotherapy for breast cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and management of cancer pain in South Africa
    S L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, 10 S 2000 East Front Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 5880, USA
    Pain 94:75-84. 2001
    ..Government and non-government leaders, educators, and practitioners must collaborate to address the barriers to effective pain management and to implement improvements in education, health policy, and health care delivery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pain, sleep disturbance, and fatigue in patients with cancer: using a mediation model to test a symptom cluster
    Susan L Beck
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:542. 2005
    ..To test whether sleep disturbance mediates the effect of pain on fatigue...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sleep wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers: state of the science
    Ann M Berger
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:E98-126. 2005
    ..To review the state of the science on sleep/wake disturbances in people with cancer and their caregivers...
  10. doi request reprint Initial Psychometric Properties of the Pain Care Quality Survey (PainCQ)
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Pain 11:1311-9. 2010
    ..95), comprehensive nursing pain care (k = 3 items; α = .77), and efficacy of pain management (k =4 items; α = .87). Results supported the internal consistency reliability and structural validity of the PainCQ survey with 33 items...
  11. ncbi request reprint Psychometric testing of three Chinese fatigue instruments in Taiwan
    Shiow Ching Shun
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:155-67. 2006
    ..However, 27% of cancer patients reported that the FSI was difficult for them to complete. Differences in factorial validity between each original scale and its Chinese version indicate a need for further testing in Taiwan...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychometric evaluation of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index in cancer patients
    Susan L Beck
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5880, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 27:140-8. 2004
    ..Psychometric evaluation supports its internal consistency reliability and construct validity. However, the scoring is rather cumbersome and raises questions regarding level of measurement and appropriate analysis techniques...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors of adjustment and growth in women with recurrent ovarian cancer
    Julie Ann Ponto
    College of Nursing, Winona State University, Rochester, MN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:357-64. 2010
    ..To analyze predictors of adjustment and growth in women who had experienced recurrent ovarian cancer using components of the Resiliency Model of Family Stress, Adjustment, and Adaptation as a conceptual framework...
  14. ncbi request reprint Telephone-linked care for cancer symptom monitoring: a pilot study
    Kathi H Mooney
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112 5880, USA
    Cancer Pract 10:147-54. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical assessment of symptom clusters
    Cheryl Lacasse
    College of Nursing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:106-12. 2007
    ..To review the principles of symptom cluster assessment, choosing appropriate symptom measures, and methods to identify symptom clusters...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cancer-related fatigue, depressive symptoms, and functional status: a mediation model
    Andrea M Barsevick
    Nursing Research, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    Nurs Res 55:366-72. 2006
    ..Research is needed to sort out and identify symptom clusters as a basis for a rational approach to symptom management...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessing cultural appropriateness of three translated cancer-related fatigue instruments
    Shiow Ching Shun
    School of Nursing in College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
    Cancer Nurs 30:E1-9. 2007
    ..In addition, the result in this study is helpful for clinical nurses to understand expressions of fatigue in cancer patients within the Chinese culture but the meaning of fatigue still needs to be further explored...
  18. ncbi request reprint Novel therapies
    Douglas E Peterson
    Department of Oral Diagnosis, School of Dental Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 1605, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 20:53-8. 2004
    ..To highlight selected research directed to new drug and device technologies to manage mucositis in cancer patients and to illustrate potential impact of successful therapies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Treatment-related symptom clusters
    Norissa Honea
    AOS Foundation, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:142-51. 2007
    ..To provide a clinical overview of treatment-related symptom clusters...
  20. ncbi request reprint Symptom cluster research: conceptual, design, measurement, and analysis issues
    Andrea M Barsevick
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, 510 Township Line Road, Cheltenham, PA 19012, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:85-95. 2006
    ..It will also provide a scientific basis and new directions for clinical assessment and intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Visual graphical analysis: a technique to investigate symptom trajectories over time
    Carlton G Brown
    Nurs Res 56:195-201. 2007
    ..Visual graphical analysis (VGA) is a technique that can provide researchers with an alternative method of quantitative statistical analysis that is more sensitive to individual change and variation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Leadership styles and nursing faculty job satisfaction in Taiwan
    Hsiu Chin Chen
    Department of Nursing, Utah Valley State College, Orem, UT 84057, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 37:374-80. 2005
    ..To examine nursing faculty job satisfaction and their perceptions of nursing deans' and directors' leadership styles, and to explore how the perceptions of leadership styles relate to faculty job satisfaction in Taiwan...
  23. ncbi request reprint Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for fatigue during and following cancer and its treatment
    Sandra A Mitchell
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:99-113. 2007
    ..In addition to offering patients and clinicians a tool to facilitate effective management of the distressing symptom, this evidence-based review identifies gaps in knowledge and research opportunities...
  24. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers' satisfaction with home care for mental illness in Taiwan
    Wei Chen Tung
    School of Nursing, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:62-9. 2007
    ..There is a need to improve NHI policy and home care programmes to provide more holistic services for the patients with mental illness and their family...
  25. ncbi request reprint Institutionalizing effective pain management practices: practice change programs to improve the quality of pain management in small health care organizations
    Karen M Stevenson
    Department of Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:248-61. 2006
    ..The largest changes occurred in long-term care facilities. Nevertheless, the percentage of patients in moderate to severe pain remained unacceptably high...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing responsiveness of cancer-related fatigue instruments: distribution-based and individual anchor-based methods
    Shiow Ching Shun
    School of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Oncologist 12:495-504. 2007
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Research Grants2

  1. Targeted, Tailored and Timely (T3) Symptom Management for Prostate Cancer
    Susan Beck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This program can contribute to increasing knowledge about how to improve quality of life for men with prostate cancer by testing an innovative approach that targets troublesome symptoms and allows men to choose how they want to learn. ..