MARY A JEZEWSKI
Affiliation: University at Buffalo
- The effectiveness of interventions to increase advance directive completion ratesMary Ann Jezewski
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 921 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
J Aging Health 19:519-36. 2007..This study synthesizes the state of the science regarding effectiveness of interventions to increase AD completion rates...
- Oncology nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and experiences regarding advance directivesMary Ann Jezewski
Center for Nursing Research, School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 32:319-27. 2005..To determine oncology nurses' knowledge of, attitudes toward, and experiences with advance directives (ADs)...
- What is needed to assist patients with advance directives from the perspective of emergency nursesMary Ann Jezewski
School of Nursing, University of Buffalo SUNY, 925 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
J Emerg Nurs 31:150-5. 2005..This article focuses on an open-ended question that was part of a larger quantitative survey, "What do emergency nurses need to increase their ability to assist patients with ADs?"..
- Voices of oncology nurses: What is needed to assist patients with advance directivesMary Ann Jezewski
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 14214 3079, USA
Cancer Nurs 26:105-12. 2003..In addition, the category "communicating" was frequently discussed by nurses. The importance of communication was a thread woven throughout their responses...
- Emergency nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and experiential survey on advance directivesMary Ann Jezewski
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214 3079, USA
Appl Nurs Res 20:132-9. 2007..Nurses need information pertaining to ADs in general, the PSDA, and their individual state laws. This could increase their level of confidence in being able to effectively assist patients to understand and complete ADs...
- A voice for the dyingMary Ann Meeker
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA
Clin Nurs Res 13:326-42. 2004..Advice from experienced surrogates offers nurses both direct guidance to help them meet surrogates' needs and insight to assist them in coaching surrogates in the performance of this critical role...
- Nursing at ground zero: experiences during and after September 11 World Trade Center attackSuzanne 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...
- The meaning of child abuse for nurses in TaiwanJui-Ying Feng
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, USA
J Transcult Nurs 16:142-9. 2005..Although nurses have considerable awareness and concern about child abuse, additional education related to this issue is needed...
- Spirituality in nursing and health-related literature: a concept analysisLoralee Sessanna
The State University of New York, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, USA
J Holist Nurs 25:252-62; discussion 263-4. 2007....
- Metasynthesis: withdrawing life-sustaining treatments: the experience of family decision-makersMary Ann Meeker
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
J Clin Nurs 18:163-73. 2009..The present study was undertaken to synthesise findings from qualitative investigations of family participation in decisions to withdraw and/or withhold life-sustaining treatment from a seriously ill family member...
- Attitudes toward oral contraceptive use among women of reproductive age: a systematic reviewJongwon Lee
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
ANS Adv Nurs Sci 30:E85-103. 2007..Effective counseling and education are needed for those negatively disposed toward OC use. For favorable users, compliance strategies for longer continuation with OC regimen must be provided...
- Advance directives and end-of-life decision making: survey of critical care nurses' knowledge, attitude, and experienceYvonne Scherer
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Buffalo, NY 14214-3079, USA
Crit Care Nurse 26:30-40. 2006
- Family decision making at end of lifeMary Ann Meeker
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, NY 14214 3079, USA
Palliat Support Care 3:131-42. 2005..To enhance understanding of the phenomenon of family surrogate decision-making at the end of life (EOL) by means of a systematic review and synthesis of published research reports that address this phenomenon...
- Psychometric testing of four transtheoretical model questionnaires for the behavior, completing health care proxiesMary Ann Jezewski
School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 201C Wende Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
Res Nurs Health 32:606-20. 2009..Confirmatory factor analysis provided evidence that decisional balance and the processes of change questionnaires each contained two factors. Our data support validity and reliability of the TTM questionnaires related to HCP completion...
- Relapsing MS patients' experiences with glatiramer acetate treatment: a phenomenological studyColleen E Miller
University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, NY, USA
J Neurosci Nurs 38:37-41. 2006..Taking the glatiramer acetate injection every day becomes easier as time goes on. They reported that side effects were minimal and manageable...
- Mexican Americans' explanatory model of type 2 diabetesMary Ann Jezewski
Center for Nursing Research, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, School of Nursing, USA
West J Nurs Res 24:840-58; discussion 858-67. 2002..Treatment included the use of both herbal and biomedical modalities. The use of herbal remedies was not well understood by the participants despite the fact that some used herbal therapies to control their diabetes...
- Home remedies for type 2 diabetes used by Mexican Americans in El Paso, TexasJane E Poss
Family Practitioner Program, University of Texas at El Paso, USA
Clin Nurs Res 12:304-23. 2003..Health care providers should be aware that Mexican American clients may make choices about herbal remedies without expert guidance and advice...
- The role and meaning of susto in Mexican Americans' explanatory model of type 2 diabetesJane Poss
School of Nursing, University of Texas at El Paso
Med Anthropol Q 16:360-77. 2002..Acculturation of biomedical system beliefs into the traditional Mexican health belief system has resulted in a synthesis of both systems and a blending of the participants' explanation of type 2 diabetes...
- Developing a mid-range theory of patient advocacy through concept analysisXiaoyan Bu
College of Nursing, University of South Carolina, SC, USA
J Adv Nurs 57:101-10. 2007..The aim of this paper is to clarify and refine the concept of patient advocacy through synthesizing the advocacy literature in nursing and to establish a theoretical basis for future studies on patient advocacy in nursing...
- Korean women living in the United States as student wivesKap-Chul Cho
Red Cross College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea
Health Care Women Int 26:897-915. 2005..The study findings provide health care practitioners with a better understanding of Korean wives' adjustment to life in the United States and suggest the development of culturally appropriate interventions...
- Thai school-age children's perception of fearWaraporn Chaiyawat
J Transcult Nurs 17:74-81. 2006..The results of this study also illustrate the importance of carefully assessing children from culturally diverse backgrounds related to manifestations of anxiety or fear...