Suzanne S Dickerson

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Development and usability testing of a self-management intervention to support individuals with obstructive sleep apnea in accommodating to CPAP treatment
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 105 Wende Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Heart Lung 42:346-52. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The experience of a diagnosis of advanced lung cancer: sleep is not a priority when living my life
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 39:492-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Seeking and managing hope: patients' experiences using the Internet for cancer care
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo in the State University of New York, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:E8-17. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint CPAP devices: encouraging patients with sleep apnea
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    State University of New York, Buffalo School of Nursing, 14214 3079, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 31:114-22. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint A CNS-facilitated ICD support group: a clinical project evaluation
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 20:146-53. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Giving voice to registered nurses' decisions to work
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Nurs Forum 42:132-42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Life changes in individuals diagnosed with sleep apnea while accommodating to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    University of Buffalo, School of Nursing, NY 14214, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 32:241-50. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Factors related to quality-of-life pattern changes in recipients of implantable defibrillators
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York14214, USA
    Heart Lung 39:466-76. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cancer as a problem to be solved: internet use and provider communication by men with cancer
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 8010, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:388-95. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Women's use of the Internet: what nurses need to know
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14214 3079, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:151-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Development and usability testing of a self-management intervention to support individuals with obstructive sleep apnea in accommodating to CPAP treatment
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 105 Wende Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Heart Lung 42:346-52. 2013
    ..Development and usability testing of a self-management intervention to promote CPAP adherence...
  2. doi request reprint The experience of a diagnosis of advanced lung cancer: sleep is not a priority when living my life
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 39:492-9. 2012
    ..To describe common practices and shared meanings of sleep-wake disturbances in individuals with newly diagnosed non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) before treatment and evaluate their preexisting sleep disturbances...
  3. ncbi request reprint Seeking and managing hope: patients' experiences using the Internet for cancer care
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo in the State University of New York, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:E8-17. 2006
    ..To describe the experiences of patients with cancer using the Internet for information and support to manage the self-care aspects of illness and treatment, including symptom management...
  4. ncbi request reprint CPAP devices: encouraging patients with sleep apnea
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    State University of New York, Buffalo School of Nursing, 14214 3079, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 31:114-22. 2006
    ..Healthcare providers could recommend support groups on CPAP use while nurses guide discussion, provide technical information, and promote empowerment...
  5. ncbi request reprint A CNS-facilitated ICD support group: a clinical project evaluation
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Clin Nurse Spec 20:146-53. 2006
    ..in the quality of life index (QLI) of individuals with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator who attended the CNS-facilitated support group and those who did not? (3) What demographic and clinical factors are related to QLI?..
  6. ncbi request reprint Giving voice to registered nurses' decisions to work
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Nurs Forum 42:132-42. 2007
    ..With this insight, RNs may consider decisions about their work throughout their job trajectories that may foster a more fulfilling nursing career...
  7. ncbi request reprint Life changes in individuals diagnosed with sleep apnea while accommodating to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    University of Buffalo, School of Nursing, NY 14214, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 32:241-50. 2007
    ..The implications are that rehabilitation nurses should understand the difficulties with CPAP compliance so that they may assist patients with device issues and offer encouragement...
  8. doi request reprint Factors related to quality-of-life pattern changes in recipients of implantable defibrillators
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York14214, USA
    Heart Lung 39:466-76. 2010
    ..This study examined longitudinal changes in patterns of quality-of-life (QOL) scores in the first 3 months after an implant, and determined what variables tested as predictors of patterns...
  9. doi request reprint Cancer as a problem to be solved: internet use and provider communication by men with cancer
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214 8010, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 29:388-95. 2011
    ..Men with cancer are incorporating Internet use into their cancer journey. They perceive changing provider-patient relationships when they participate in treatment decisions and monitor for reoccurrence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Women's use of the Internet: what nurses need to know
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14214 3079, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:151-6. 2006
    ..Nurses and patients must have a mutually respectful open dialogue to develop individualized appropriate plans of care, and nurses should recognize that women who do not have Internet access may have different learning needs...
  11. ncbi request reprint Native American graduate nursing students' learning experiences
    S S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, State University of New York, School of Nursing, Buffalo 14214, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 32:189-96. 2000
    ..To identify learning experiences of Native American graduate nursing students in a university-based nurse practitioner program...
  12. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for evaluating tools for clinical decision making
    S S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Nurse Educ 26:215-20. 2001
    ..Two examples are presented: evaluating clinical pathways in a case management project and evaluating algorithm (practice guideline) outcome data from a prenatal population case study from a local health maintenance organization...
  13. ncbi request reprint Out of necessity: oncology nurses' experiences integrating the internet into practice
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:355-62. 2005
    ..To understand the experiences of oncology nurses who use the Internet in their practice when their patients use the Internet for cancer care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Internet users becoming immersed in the virtual world. Implications for nurses
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    Department of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 914 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 21:300-8. 2003
    ..Nurses who plan Internet-based interventions need to understand the appeal of this medium as well as the limitations and barriers to use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in stories of everyday Internet use
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    University of Buffalo, State University of New York, 914 Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:434-51. 2003
    ..We can use this information to inform nurses of the gender values that are reflected in Internet usage to increase their understanding of the potential gender stereotyping practices that occur on a medium that is theoretically bias-free...
  16. ncbi request reprint The meaning of communication: experiences with augmentative communication devices
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 27:215-20. 2002
    ..Nurses gaining this understanding may facilitate integration of AAC systems and the development of patient/nurse communication partnerships...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bang the gavel: using a mock trial debate to teach healthcare delivery perspectives
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14214, USA
    Nurse Educ 27:197-8. 2002
  18. doi request reprint Effects of a 6-week walking program on Taiwanese women newly diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer
    Ya Jung Wang
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Cancer Nurs 34:E1-13. 2011
    ..Therefore, it is important to further study the effect of an exercise program for Taiwanese women with breast cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Surviving the wait: defining support while awaiting breast cancer surgery
    Suzanne S Dickerson
    The State University of New York School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Adv Nurs 67:1468-79. 2011
    ..This paper is a report of a descriptive study of the common meanings, shared experiences and practices of social support of women within the days between breast cancer diagnosis and treatment initiation...
  20. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of breast cancer: transition from health to illness
    Marcia M Boehmke
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:1121-7. 2006
    ..To gain a better understanding of the common meanings and shared experiences that women encounter after a diagnosis of breast cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Arab American women's lived experience with early-stage breast cancer diagnosis and surgical treatment
    Rana Fakhri Obeidat
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
    Cancer Nurs 35:302-11. 2012
    ..Currently, limited literature addresses Arab American women's responses to the impact of breast cancer and its treatments...
  22. doi request reprint Learning about a twist in the road: perspectives of at-risk relatives learning of potential for cancer
    Cheryl B Crotser
    Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:723-33. 2010
    ..To describe the experiences of women who accessed the Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) Web site after learning of a family BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Symptom, symptom experiences, and symptom distress encountered by women with breast cancer undergoing current treatment modalities
    Marcia M Boehmke
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, 905 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:382-9. 2005
    ..This in turn would allow women to anticipate symptoms, employ management strategies, and empower them to improve their cancer experience...
  24. doi request reprint Exploring common meanings of social support as experienced by Jordanian women with breast cancer
    Nesreen M Alqaissi
    Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Cancer Nurs 33:353-61. 2010
    ..Research addressing social support among women diagnosed with breast cancer has been explored in several Western cultures, but there is a lack of such research in Jordanian women diagnosed with breast cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Jordanian patients' and caregivers' use of the internet for seeking health information
    Laila M Akhu-Zaheya
    Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
    Comput Inform Nurs 27:184-91. 2009
    ..2%) did not seek health information from any sources. The results of the survey provide insight into the need to study information-seeking behavior in general before studying specific technology to seek health information...
  26. doi request reprint Engaging in medical vigilance: understanding the personal meaning of breast surveillance
    Meghan L Underhill
    Phyllis F Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 38:686-94. 2011
    ..To explore how women with a hereditary risk of breast cancer experience living with and managing that risk through surveillance...
  27. doi request reprint Sleep, mood, and quality of life in patients receiving treatment for lung cancer
    Grace E Dean
    School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State Univerity of New York
    Oncol Nurs Forum 40:441-51. 2013
    ..To distinguish relationships among subjective and objective characteristics of sleep, mood, and quality of life (QOL) in patients receiving treatment for lung cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Technology--patient interactions: Internet use for gaining a healthy context for living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
    Heart Lung 34:157-68. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the practical knowledge gained from Internet use by implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) recipients through hermeneutic interpretation of narrative stories...
  29. ncbi request reprint Nursing at ground zero: experiences during and after September 11 World Trade Center attack
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J N Y State Nurses Assoc 33:26-32. 2002
    ..The constitutive pattern is that nursing enables a humanitarian disaster response...
  30. ncbi request reprint The internet as a catalyst for shifting power in provider-patient relationships
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    University at Buffalo SUNY, NY, USA
    Nurs Outlook 50:195-203. 2002
    ..In addition, we analyze constraints on Internet use that affect oppressed groups and offer ideas to eliminate oppressive ideology and foster social change. Future initiatives that support change are discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Redefining life while forestalling death: living with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator after a sudden cardiac death experience
    Suzanne Steffan Dickerson
    University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
    Qual Health Res 12:360-72. 2002
    ..The constitutive pattern was redefining life while forestalling death...