N K Janz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Emotional well-being years post-treatment for breast cancer: prospective, multi-ethnic, and population-based analysis
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, 2830 SPH1, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:131-42. 2014
  2. pmc Using a state cancer registry to recruit young breast cancer survivors and high-risk relatives: protocol of a randomized trial testing the efficacy of a targeted versus a tailored intervention to increase breast cancer screening
    Maria C Katapodi
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 N, Ingalls Building, Room 2158, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:97. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing quality of life in older women with heart disease
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Med Care 39:588-98. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening attitudes and behavior: a population-based study
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Prev Med 37:627-34. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decision
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3091-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding and reducing stress and psychological distress in older women with heart disease
    Nancy K Janz
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Women Aging 16:19-38. 2004
  7. pmc Evaluating clinical change and visual function concerns in drivers and nondrivers with glaucoma
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1718-25. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of the relationship of treatment and sociodemographics on quality of life for early stage breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1467-79. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience and quality of life of women following breast cancer treatment
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1348-61. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Fear of blindness in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: patterns and correlates over time
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:2213-20. 2007

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. doi request reprint Emotional well-being years post-treatment for breast cancer: prospective, multi-ethnic, and population-based analysis
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, 2830 SPH1, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 8:131-42. 2014
    ..This study investigated factors associated with declines in emotional well-being (EWB) over time in breast cancer survivors...
  2. pmc Using a state cancer registry to recruit young breast cancer survivors and high-risk relatives: protocol of a randomized trial testing the efficacy of a targeted versus a tailored intervention to increase breast cancer screening
    Maria C Katapodi
    University of Michigan School of Nursing, 400 N, Ingalls Building, Room 2158, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:97. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing quality of life in older women with heart disease
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Med Care 39:588-98. 2001
    ..Better understanding of factors influencing the quality of life (QOL) of cardiac patients can guide treatment decisions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Colorectal cancer screening attitudes and behavior: a population-based study
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Prev Med 37:627-34. 2003
    ..Even though colorectal cancer (CRC) screening tests for persons 50 years of age or over are recommended to reduce colorectal cancer mortality, screening rates remain disturbingly low...
  5. ncbi request reprint Patient-physician concordance: preferences, perceptions, and factors influencing the breast cancer surgical decision
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:3091-8. 2004
    ..The impact of demographic and psychosocial characteristics on patients' decisional role was also examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Understanding and reducing stress and psychological distress in older women with heart disease
    Nancy K Janz
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Women Aging 16:19-38. 2004
    ..At four months follow-up, intervention women compared to controls were significantly more likely to report reductions in stress levels (p = 0.02) and also showed improvement in emotional behavior (p = 0.09)...
  7. pmc Evaluating clinical change and visual function concerns in drivers and nondrivers with glaucoma
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1718-25. 2009
    ..To compare drivers and nondrivers, and to describe the specific concerns of drivers, among individuals with glaucoma...
  8. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of the relationship of treatment and sociodemographics on quality of life for early stage breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1467-79. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between cancer stage, surgical treatment and chemotherapy on quality of life (QOL) after breast cancer and determine if sociodemographic characteristics modify the observed relationships...
  9. ncbi request reprint Symptom experience and quality of life of women following breast cancer treatment
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:1348-61. 2007
    ..Few studies have examined the correlates of breast cancer-related symptoms that persist posttreatment and determined the relationship between symptoms and quality of life (QOL)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fear of blindness in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: patterns and correlates over time
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:2213-20. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the prevalence of fear of blindness (FOB) and the factors associated with FOB during 5 years of follow-up in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study...
  11. pmc Correlates of worry about recurrence in a multiethnic population-based sample of women with breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 20296, USA
    Cancer 117:1827-36. 2011
    ..Worry about recurrence (worry) is a persistent concern of breast cancer survivors. Little is known about whether race/ethnicity or healthcare experiences are associated with worry...
  12. ncbi request reprint Determinants of colorectal cancer screening use, attempts, and non-use
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Prev Med 44:452-8. 2007
    ....
  13. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in adequacy of information and support for women with breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Cancer 113:1058-67. 2008
    ..Providing breast cancer patients with needed information and support is an essential component of quality care. This study investigated racial/ethnic variations in the information received and in the availability of peer support...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of 37 AIDS prevention projects: successful approaches and barriers to program effectiveness
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Q 23:80-97. 1996
    ..Recommendations to guide the development and delivery of future community-based AIDS prevention projects are presented...
  15. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in newly diagnosed glaucoma patients : The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:887-97; discussion 898. 2001
    ..This paper describes the quality-of-life (QOL) measurement approach, instruments included, and the CIGTS participants' QOL findings at the time of diagnosis...
  16. pmc Racial/ethnic differences in quality of life after diagnosis of breast cancer
    Nancy K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 3:212-22. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether racial/ethnic differences in quality of life exist between white, African American, and Latina women in the early stages of survivorship...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study: interim quality of life findings after initial medical or surgical treatment of glaucoma
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1954-65. 2001
    ..Although no changes are recommended in the treatment of newly diagnosed glaucoma patients at the time of this interim report, further follow-up will allow for more definitive answers to the QOL impact of these two treatment approaches...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interim clinical outcomes in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study comparing initial treatment randomized to medications or surgery
    P R Lichter
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Kellogg Eye Center, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 108:1943-53. 2001
    ..Because 4 to 5 years of follow-up in a chronic disease is not adequate to draw treatment conclusions, these interim CIGTS outcomes do not support altering current treatment approaches to open-angle glaucoma...
  19. pmc Satisfaction with surgery outcomes and the decision process in a population-based sample of women with breast cancer
    Paula M Lantz
    109 Observatory, Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:745-67. 2005
    ..4 percent response rate)...
  20. ncbi request reprint The impact of a disease-management program on the symptom experience of older women with heart disease
    N K Janz
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Women Health 30:1-24. 1999
    ..Program group women reported more improvements in symptoms likely to be affected by increasing physical activity at both follow-ups (p < 0.05)...
  21. pmc Visual field progression in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study the impact of treatment and other baseline factors
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:200-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate factors associated with visual field (VF) progression, using all available follow-up through 9 years after treatment initiation, in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Changes in functional health status of older women with heart disease: evaluation of a program based on self-regulation
    N M Clark
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 55:S117-26. 2000
    ..This study involving 570 women aged 60 years or older with heart disease, assessed the effects of a disease management program on physical functioning, symptom experience, and psychosocial status...
  23. pmc The effect of patient choice of intervention on health outcomes
    Noreen M Clark
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029 Michigan, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:679-86. 2008
    ..Randomized controlled design (N=1075) assessed outcomes when women (60 years+) were given a choice of two formats of a program to enhance heart disease management...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment of health-related quality of life after corneal transplantation
    D C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 124:1-8. 1997
    ..To determine the extent to which commonly used clinical measures of corneal transplantation outcome are related to aspects of visual function and health-related quality of life...
  25. pmc Interviewer effects in public health surveys
    R E Davis
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Health Educ Res 25:14-26. 2010
    ..The findings of such research would provide much-needed guidance to public health professionals on whether or not to match interviewers and respondents on key sociodemographic characteristics...
  26. pmc Perceptions of care coordination in a population-based sample of diverse breast cancer patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:S34-40. 2010
    ..To identify factors associated with perceptions of care coordination in a diverse sample of breast cancer patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Patterns and correlates of patient referral to surgeons for treatment of breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:271-6. 2007
    ..Characteristics of surgeons and their hospitals have been associated with cancer treatments and outcomes. However, little is known about factors that are associated with referral pathways...
  28. pmc Heart disease management by women: does intervention format matter?
    Noreen M Clark
    University of Michigan, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:394-409. 2009
    ..03), and group participants were more likely to complete the program ( p < or = .05). The availability of different learning formats could enhance management of cardiovascular disease by patients...
  29. doi request reprint The investigators' perspective on the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS)
    Paul R Lichter
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:122-4. 2008
  30. pmc Exercise self-regulation among older women participating in a heart disease-management intervention
    Mary R Janevic
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Women Aging 22:255-72. 2010
    ..Interaction analyses revealed that the effect of self-regulation on exercise capacity was stronger among women who chose to work on exercise...
  31. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in knowledge about risks and benefits of breast cancer treatment: does it matter where you go?
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System and Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, 300 N Ingalls Room 7C27, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1366-87. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between provider characteristics and treatment location and racial/ethnic minority patients' knowledge of breast cancer treatment risks and benefits...
  32. pmc Decision involvement and receipt of mastectomy among racially and ethnically diverse breast cancer patients
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1337-47. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of primary care physicians and their practices associated with mammography rates for older women
    R Van Harrison
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Cancer 98:1811-21. 2003
    ..Understanding the relation between the characteristics of primary care physicians (PCPs) and mammography rates for older women can help to target screening improvement efforts...
  34. pmc Racial and ethnic disparities in the use of postmastectomy breast reconstruction: results from a population- based study
    Amy K Alderman
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Clin Oncol 27:5325-30. 2009
    ..There is concern that minority women have limited access to breast reconstruction. We described patterns of use, experiences with clinicians, and patients' satisfaction with treatment decisions for women of different race/ethnicities...
  35. doi request reprint Breast cancer survivorship program: testing for cross-cultural relevance
    Lynna K Chung
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:236-45. 2009
    ..These findings provide the basis for program enhancements to increase the utility and cultural relevance of Taking CHARGE for AA survivors and underscore the importance of evaluating interventions for racially/ethnically diverse groups...
  36. pmc Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial--design and methods
    John Wei
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Trials 6:162-71. 2009
    ....
  37. pmc Latina patient perspectives about informed treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0429, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:363-70. 2008
    ..To evaluate Latina breast cancer patient perspectives regarding informed decision making related to surgical treatment decision making for breast cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction in the collaborative initial glaucoma treatment study: incidence, risk factors, and the effect of cataract progression and extraction on clinical and quality-of-life outcomes
    David C Musch
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1694-700. 2006
    ..To study the incidence of and predictors for cataract extraction (CE) in patients with newly diagnosed glaucoma, the impact of CE on visual function, and changes in the time around CE...
  39. ncbi request reprint Patient involvement in surgery treatment decisions for breast cancer
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:5526-33. 2005
    ..We examined the relationship between patient involvement in decision making and type of surgical treatment for women with breast cancer...
  40. pmc Patterns and correlates of local therapy for women with ductal carcinoma-in-situ
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Medicine and Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ste 7E12, Box 0429, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3001-7. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Taking CHARGE: A self-management program for women following breast cancer treatment
    Bernadine Cimprich
    School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Psychooncology 14:704-17. 2005
    ..The process evaluation findings provide early evidence of the usefulness of the Taking CHARGE intervention for successful transition to survivorship following breast cancer treatment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Can a disease self-management program reduce health care costs? The case of older women with heart disease
    John R C Wheeler
    Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Med Care 41:706-15. 2003
    ..There is increasing interest in the potential for chronic disease self-management interventions to provide health benefits while reducing health care costs...
  43. ncbi request reprint The collaborative initial glaucoma treatment study: baseline visual field and test-retest variability
    Brenda W Gillespie
    Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:2613-20. 2003
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Personalized targeted mailing increases mammography among long-term noncompliant medicare beneficiaries: a randomized trial
    R Van Harrison
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Med Care 41:375-85. 2003
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of choice in health education intervention trials: a review and case study
    Mary R Janevic
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1420 Washington Heights, 48109 2029, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Soc Sci Med 56:1581-94. 2003
    ..Several predictors of format preference were also identified, with important implications for targeting disease-management education to this population...
  46. ncbi request reprint 5-Year mammography rates and associated factors for older women
    R Van Harrison
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0201, USA
    Cancer 97:1147-55. 2003
    ..The current study examined mammography utilization by older women during this period. Relation between mammography utilization and demographic measures and health care-related factors also were examined...
  47. ncbi request reprint Surgeon perspectives about local therapy for breast carcinoma
    Steven J Katz
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0429, USA
    Cancer 104:1854-61. 2005
    ..Geographic variations in the use of mastectomy and the use of radiation therapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) have motivated concerns that surgeons are not uniformly adhering to treatment standards...
  48. pmc Breast cancer treatment experiences of Latinas in Los Angeles County
    Steven J Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0429, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2225-30. 2005
    ..We examined breast cancer treatment experiences of and outcomes for Latinas in Los Angeles County...
  49. pmc Factors associated with patient involvement in surgical treatment decision making for breast cancer
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 65:387-95. 2007
    ..To evaluate factors associated with women's reported level of involvement in breast cancer surgical treatment decision making, and the factors associated with the match between actual and preferred involvement in this decision...
  50. ncbi request reprint Correlates of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatments
    Sarah T Hawley
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Care 44:609-16. 2006
    ..Determinants of between-surgeon variation in breast cancer treatment utilization are not well understood...
  51. ncbi request reprint An informed decision? Breast cancer patients and their knowledge about treatment
    Angela Fagerlin
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 64:303-12. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate women's knowledge of survival and recurrence rates for mastectomy and breast conserving surgery (BCS) and the factors associated with this knowledge...
  52. ncbi request reprint Impact of an educational video on patient decision making in early breast cancer treatment
    Edwin G Wilkins
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Med Decis Making 26:589-98. 2006
    ..Eventhough enthusiasm for SDM programs remains high among some patients and providers, this study found only modest benefits...
  53. pmc The influence of race, ethnicity, and individual socioeconomic factors on breast cancer stage at diagnosis
    Paula M Lantz
    Department of Health Management and Policy and the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2173-8. 2006
    ..This study investigated the relation between race/ethnicity, individual socioeconomic status, and breast cancer stage at diagnosis...
  54. pmc Progression of symptoms and functioning among female cardiac patients with and without diabetes
    Mary R Janevic
    Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:107-15. 2011
    ..To determine if older women with both heart disease and diabetes experience worse physical and psychosocial functioning and higher symptom burden over an 18-month period compared with those with heart disease alone...
  55. ncbi request reprint Differences in the impact and management of heart disease between older women and men
    P A Sharpe
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
    Women Health 17:25-43. 1991
    ..Differences in emotional well-being and psychosocial functioning were not found; however, women reported more stress and limitation in the area of household management. Implications for future research and practice are discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and pregnancy. Preconception care, pregnancy outcomes, resource utilization and costs
    W H Herman
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    J Reprod Med 44:33-8. 1999
    ..To describe and compare pregnancy outcomes, resource utilization and costs among women with diabetes who receive and do not receive preconception care...
  57. ncbi request reprint Noncompliance with Universal Precautions Policy: why do physicians and nurses recap needles?
    M H Becker
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029
    Am J Infect Control 18:232-9. 1990
    ..Strategies are suggested to improve and supplement traditional in-service education...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reliability of health-related quality-of-life measures 1 year after surgical procedures for pelvic floor disorders
    Patricia A Wren
    Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0330, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:780-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability and validity of condition-specific health-related quality-of-life measures in women who are treated surgically for pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence...
  59. doi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics predictive of asthma diary use among women
    Melissa A Valerio
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Asthma 45:357-61. 2008
    ..Our objective was to identify demographic and clinical characteristics predictive of diary use by women with asthma as women patients predominate in asthma among adults and have higher rates of associated asthma management problems...
  60. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal effects of social support on the health and functioning of older women with heart disease
    Mary R Janevic
    University College London
    Int J Aging Hum Dev 59:153-75. 2004
    ..Interventions that enhance the availability of emotional/informational support and promote social interaction are needed for this population...
  61. ncbi request reprint Depression and mood indicators in newly diagnosed glaucoma patients
    Henry D Jampel
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:238-244. 2007
    ..To assess depression and mood indicators in subjects newly diagnosed with chronic open-angle glaucoma...
  62. ncbi request reprint Conflicts in decision-making for breast cancer surgery
    Diane Opatt
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2463-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the interaction among surgeons, patients, and other physicians in selecting breast cancer surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint A theory-based reproductive health and diabetes instrument
    Denise Charron-Prochownik
    Center for Research and Evaluation, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:208-20. 2006
    ..Scales represented constructs from 3 social cognition models that can influence reproductive health behavior...
  64. pmc Optimism in women undergoing abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse
    Patricia A Wren
    Department of Wellness, Health Promotion, and Injury Prevention, School of Health Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:240-5. 2008
    ..This study sought to explore the relationship between optimism, prolapse severity, and symptoms before operation; and examine whether optimism predicts postsurgical functional status, treatment satisfaction, and treatment success...
  65. ncbi request reprint Correlates of breast reconstruction: results from a population-based study
    Monica Morrow
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19111 2497, USA
    Cancer 104:2340-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study was to identify patient attitudes and preferences associated with breast reconstruction, and whether these differed by race...
  66. pmc The impact of fecal and urinary incontinence on quality of life 6 months after childbirth
    Victoria L Handa
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:636.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the impact of postpartum fecal incontinence (FI) and urinary incontinence (UI) on quality of life (QOL)...