Kathleen A Griffith
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Evaluation of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy using current perception threshold and clinical evaluationsKathleen A Griffith
University of Maryland School of Nursing, Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201, USA
Support Care Cancer 22:1161-9. 2014..This study evaluated associations between clinical and self-report measurements and current perception threshold (CPT), a neuroselective measure of sensory nerve function that may detect asymptomatic CIPN damage...
- One-on-one education and client reminders increase uptake of colorectal, breast and cervical cancer screeningKathleen Griffith
Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, University of Maryland Baltimore School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Evid Based Nurs 16:61-2. 2013..An important area to address in future research is the effectiveness of electronic communications in improving screening rates...
- A culturally specific dietary plan to manage weight gain among African American breast cancer survivors: a feasibility studyKathleen A Griffith
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
Nutr Health 21:97-105. 2012..In AA breast cancer survivors, the WINS-c program resulted in a trend toward reduced fat consumption and may represent a sustainable approach in this population for improvement of diet quality after breast cancer...
- African Americans with a family history of colorectal cancer: barriers and facilitators to screeningKathleen A Griffith
School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 39:299-306. 2012..To explore barriers and facilitators of screening for colorectal cancer (CRC), as well as suggestions for improving screening among African Americans with first-degree relatives with CRC...
- Measures of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: a systematic review of psychometric propertiesKathleen A Griffith
Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Peripher Nerv Syst 15:314-25. 2010..However, to improve QUADAS scoring, additional research is needed focusing on other psychometric aspects such as responsiveness of CIPN outcome measures...
- Meeting survivors' unmet needs: an integrated framework for survivor and palliative careKathleen A Griffith
University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 W Lombard Street, 404F, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 26:231-42. 2010..To propose an integrated framework for survivorship care and palliative care, explore application of this framework in cancer patients, and identify research opportunities to expand the evidence base for practice...
- Biological, psychological and behavioral, and social variables influencing colorectal cancer screening in African AmericansKathleen A Griffith
School of Nursing, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Nurs Res 58:312-20. 2009..Provider recommendation of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is an important predictor of screening in African Americans. Little is known about influences of screening in African Americans without provider recommendations...
- Impact of a walking intervention on cardiorespiratory fitness, self-reported physical function, and pain in patients undergoing treatment for solid tumorsKathleen Griffith
Center for Nursing Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Cancer 115:4874-84. 2009..In the current study, the authors evaluated the impact of a walking intervention on these outcomes during chemotherapy/radiation...
- Impact of a home-based walking intervention on outcomes of sleep quality, emotional distress, and fatigue in patients undergoing treatment for solid tumorsJennifer A Wenzel
School of Nursing, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
Oncologist 18:476-84. 2013..Home-based walking is a simple, sustainable strategy that may be helpful in improving a number of symptoms encountered by patients undergoing active treatment for cancer...
- Influence of family history and preventive health behaviors on colorectal cancer screening in African AmericansKathleen A Griffith
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
Cancer 113:276-85. 2008..To the authors' knowledge, factors that influence their participation, especially individuals with a family history of CRC ("family history"), are not well understood...
- Use of genitourinary teaching associates (GUTAs) to teach nurse practitioner students: is self-efficacy theory a useful framework?Louise S Jenkins
University of Maryland, School of Nursing, Suite 311, 655 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Nurs Educ 45:35-7. 2006..Comfort levels also increased. The significant improvement in confidence supported the use of the theory, and the increase in comfort contributes to the competence of students as they begin working with real patients...