C Miaskowski

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Psychoeducational interventions for cancer pain serve as a model for behavioral research
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Commun Nurs Res 37:51, 53-71. 2004
  2. ncbi The next step to improving cancer pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:1-2. 2005
  3. ncbi Prevalence rates for and predictors of self-reported adherence of oncology outpatients with analgesic medications
    Berit Taraldsen Valeberg
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Norway
    Clin J Pain 24:627-36. 2008
  4. ncbi Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery
    Christine Miaskowski
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 18:242-53. 2014
  5. pmc Lymphatic and angiogenic candidate genes predict the development of secondary lymphedema following breast cancer surgery
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e60164. 2013
  6. pmc Differences in the symptom experience of older versus younger oncology outpatients: a cross-sectional study
    Janine K Cataldo
    School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:6. 2013
  7. pmc Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery
    Christine Miaskowski
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pain 13:1172-87. 2012
  8. pmc Evidence of associations between cytokine genes and subjective reports of sleep disturbance in oncology patients and their family caregivers
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40560. 2012
  9. pmc Biomarkers: symptoms, survivorship, and quality of life
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:129-38. 2012
  10. pmc Changes in symptom clusters in patients undergoing radiation therapy
    Esther Kim
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:1383-91. 2009

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  1. ncbi Psychoeducational interventions for cancer pain serve as a model for behavioral research
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Commun Nurs Res 37:51, 53-71. 2004
  2. ncbi The next step to improving cancer pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    Pain Manag Nurs 6:1-2. 2005
  3. ncbi Prevalence rates for and predictors of self-reported adherence of oncology outpatients with analgesic medications
    Berit Taraldsen Valeberg
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Norway
    Clin J Pain 24:627-36. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent arm/shoulder pain following breast cancer surgery
    Christine Miaskowski
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 18:242-53. 2014
    ..In addition, differences in the severity of common symptoms and quality of life outcomes measured prior to surgery, among the arm pain classes, were evaluated...
  5. pmc Lymphatic and angiogenic candidate genes predict the development of secondary lymphedema following breast cancer surgery
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e60164. 2013
    ..These genetic associations suggest a role for a number of lymphatic and angiogenic genes in the development of LE following breast cancer treatment...
  6. pmc Differences in the symptom experience of older versus younger oncology outpatients: a cross-sectional study
    Janine K Cataldo
    School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:6. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that older patients would have significantly lower ratings on four symptom dimensions...
  7. pmc Identification of patient subgroups and risk factors for persistent breast pain following breast cancer surgery
    Christine Miaskowski
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pain 13:1172-87. 2012
    ..Findings suggest that approximately 25% of women experience significant and persistent levels of breast pain in the first 6 months following breast cancer surgery...
  8. pmc Evidence of associations between cytokine genes and subjective reports of sleep disturbance in oncology patients and their family caregivers
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e40560. 2012
    ..Evidence was found for latent classes with distinct sleep disturbance trajectories. Unique genetic markers in cytokine genes may partially explain the interindividual heterogeneity characterizing these trajectories...
  9. pmc Biomarkers: symptoms, survivorship, and quality of life
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 28:129-38. 2012
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  10. pmc Changes in symptom clusters in patients undergoing radiation therapy
    Esther Kim
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:1383-91. 2009
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  11. ncbi The PRO-SELF pain control program improves patients' knowledge of cancer pain management
    Jung Eun Kim
    University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:1137-43. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a psychoeducational program (i.e., PRO-SELF Pain Control Program) compared to standard care in increasing patients' knowledge regarding cancer pain management...
  12. ncbi A review of the incidence, causes, consequences, and management of gastrointestinal effects associated with postoperative opioid administration
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 24:222-8. 2009
    ..Implementation of these strategies should result not only in increased patient comfort and satisfaction, but also in decreases in lengths of stay, more effective nursing care, and decreases in associated hospital costs...
  13. pmc Trajectories of fatigue in men with prostate cancer before, during, and after radiation therapy
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:632-43. 2008
    ..This type of analysis may lead to the identification of subgroups of patients who are at higher risk for negative outcomes and who require different types of interventions for the fatigue associated with RT...
  14. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of a self-care intervention to improve cancer pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:1713-20. 2004
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  15. doi Understanding the genetic determinants of pain and pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 25:S1-7. 2009
    ..To review the role of inter-individual differences in responses to pain and analgesics and to describe how these differences impact the effectiveness of therapies for patients who have cancer pain...
  16. ncbi Recent advances in understanding pain mechanisms provide future directions for pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:25-35. 2004
    ..To review current knowledge of neurobiologic mechanisms that generate and maintain chronic pain and to explain how they might be applied in targeting treatment of chronic, inflammatory, and neuropathic pain syndromes...
  17. pmc The use of a responder analysis to identify differences in patient outcomes following a self-care intervention to improve cancer pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Pain 129:55-63. 2007
    ..The use of responder analysis in analgesic trials may help to identify unique subgroups of patients and lead to the development of more effective psychoeducational interventions...
  18. ncbi Pharmacologic management of sleep disturbances in noncancer-related pain
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 10:3-13. 2009
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  19. ncbi Patient-controlled modalities for acute postoperative pain management
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Perianesth Nurs 20:255-67. 2005
    ..The objective of this article is to review the PCA modalities currently in use and to discuss those in development for the treatment of acute postoperative pain...
  20. doi The use of risk-management approaches to protect patients with cancer-related pain and their healthcare providers
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, The University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:20-4. 2008
    ..To describe the factors that contribute to the risk for undertreatment of cancer pain, as well as the risk factors associated with misuse or abuse of opioid analgesics, and to describe approaches to identify and manage the risks...
  21. doi Adherence to oral endocrine therapy for breast cancer: a nursing perspective
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:213-21. 2008
    ..This article summarizes the issues surrounding adherence, paying specific attention to adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer, and outlines strategies to reduce nonadherence that nurses can incorporate into clinical practice...
  22. ncbi Is there a biological basis for the clustering of symptoms?
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 23:99-105. 2007
    ..To examine symptom clusters in oncology patients; to determine if these symptom clusters might share a common biologic mechanism; and to describe potential biologic mechanisms that warrant investigation...
  23. ncbi Subgroups of patients with cancer with different symptom experiences and quality-of-life outcomes: a cluster analysis
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:E79-89. 2006
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  24. pmc Preliminary evidence of an association between a functional interleukin-6 polymorphism and fatigue and sleep disturbance in oncology patients and their family caregivers
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:531-44. 2010
    ..However, little is known about factors that contribute to interindividual variability in these symptoms or to their underlying biologic mechanisms...
  25. ncbi Monitoring and improving pain management practices. A quality improvement approach
    C Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 13:311-7. 2001
    ..Changes in clinicians' behaviors occur slowly; thus, members of pain management committees should not become discouraged but continue to move forward one step at a time...
  26. ncbi Lack of adherence with the analgesic regimen: a significant barrier to effective cancer pain management
    C Miaskowski
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Clin Oncol 19:4275-9. 2001
    ..To evaluate oncology outpatients' level of adherence to their analgesic regimen during a 5-week period...
  27. ncbi New approaches for evaluating the quality of cancer pain management in the outpatient setting
    C Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, 2 Kirkham St, Room N 611Y, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 2:7-12. 2001
    ..This report provides practical suggestions for evaluating the quality of cancer pain management in the outpatient setting...
  28. doi Outcome measures to evaluate the effectiveness of pain management in older adults with cancer
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:27-32. 2010
    ..To identify the most appropriate outcome measures to determine the effectiveness of pain management plans in older adults with cancer...
  29. pmc Sleep-wake circadian activity rhythm parameters and fatigue in oncology patients before the initiation of radiation therapy
    Christine Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Cancer Nurs 34:255-68. 2011
    ..Little is known about the relationships between sleep parameters and fatigue in patients at the initiation of radiation therapy (RT)...
  30. ncbi Symptom clusters and their effect on the functional status of patients with cancer
    M J Dodd
    School of Nursing, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 28:465-70. 2001
    ..IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Healthcare professionals need to be aware of the presence of symptom clusters and their possible synergistic adverse effect on patients' future morbidity...
  31. pmc Differences in symptom clusters identified using occurrence rates versus symptom severity ratings in patients at the end of radiation therapy
    Esther Kim
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:429-36. 2009
    ..For all 3 symptom clusters, the patients with breast cancer had higher symptom cluster severity scores than the patients with prostate cancer...
  32. doi Changes in sexual function on mood and quality of life in patients undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Kristie Howlett
    Sutter Roseville Medical Center, Roseville, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E58-66. 2010
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  33. ncbi Adolescents' pain experiences following acute blunt traumatic injury: struggle for internal control
    Margie Crandall
    Center for Nursing Research, University of California Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:224-37. 2007
    ..Although blunt trauma injury is a common cause for adolescent pain, little is known about the experience of pain as perceived by adolescents...
  34. pmc Trajectories of fatigue in patients with breast cancer before, during, and after radiation therapy
    Anand Dhruva
    Schools of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:201-12. 2010
    ..Fatigue is a significant problem associated with radiation therapy (RT)...
  35. ncbi Preliminary evidence of a genetic association between tumor necrosis factor alpha and the severity of sleep disturbance and morning fatigue
    Bradley E Aouizerat
    School of Nursing, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 11:27-41. 2009
    ..Findings provide preliminary evidence of an association between a functional promoter polymorphism in the TNFA gene and the severity of sleep disturbance and morning fatigue in oncology patients and their family caregivers...
  36. pmc Predictors of the trajectories of self-reported attentional fatigue in women with breast cancer undergoing radiation therapy
    John D Merriman
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:423-32. 2010
    ..To examine how attentional fatigue changed from the time of simulation to four months after the completion of radiation therapy and to investigate whether specific variables predicted initial levels and trajectories of attentional fatigue...
  37. doi Relationship between sleep and physical activity in female family caregivers at the initiation of patients' radiation therapy
    Karen Willette-Murphy
    School of Nursing, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 38:367-74. 2009
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  38. ncbi The PRO-SELF(c): Pain Control Program--an effective approach for cancer pain management
    Claudia M West
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:65-73. 2003
    ..To describe the PRO-SELF(c): Pain Control Program, an educational approach that provides patients and family caregivers with the knowledge, skills, and nursing support needed to improve pain relief...
  39. ncbi The pain experience of adolescents after acute blunt traumatic injury
    Margie Crandall
    Department of Patient Care Services, University of California, Davis, Children s Hospital, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 3:104-14. 2002
    ..Regardless of the context, adolescents recalled multiple aspects of their pain experience. Study findings have implications for the understanding and management of adolescent pain resulting from blunt traumatic injury...
  40. ncbi A comparison of the affective state and quality of life of chemotherapy patients who do and do not develop chemotherapy-induced oral mucositis
    M J Dodd
    School of Nursing, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143-0610, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 21:498-505. 2001
    ..Further, the POMS subscales of depression and anger showed the same pattern of significant increases. In conclusion, the development of mucositis adversely affected the outpatients' affective states, but not their QOL...
  41. ncbi Anesthesia-based pain services improve the quality of postoperative pain management
    C Miaskowski
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0610, USA
    Pain 80:23-9. 1999
    ..The findings from this study demonstrate that the care provided by anesthesia-based pain services has a significant impact on patient outcomes...
  42. ncbi Advancing the science of symptom management
    M Dodd
    San Francisco School of Nursing, University of California, CA 94143 0610, USA
    J Adv Nurs 33:668-76. 2001
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  43. ncbi Recent developments in understanding the immune response to human papilloma virus infection and cervical neoplasia
    A Kobayashi
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 27:643-51; quiz 652-3. 2000
    ..To provide an overview of the immune system and describe the systemic and local immune response to human papilloma virus (HPV) infection in the cervix and to the development of cervical dysplasia...
  44. doi Review article: self-report measures to evaluate constipation
    G L McCrea
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:638-48. 2008
    ..Valid and reliable measures of constipation are essential to standardize the diagnosis, assess the severity and evaluate the effectiveness of treatments...
  45. pmc The search for host genetic factors of HIV/AIDS pathogenesis in the post-genome era: progress to date and new avenues for discovery
    Bradley E Aouizerat
    Department of Physiological Nursing, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0610, USA
    Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 8:38-44. 2011
    ..Recent findings from these GWAS are reviewed, new directions for research are identified, and the promise of systems biology to yield novel insights is discussed...
  46. pmc A review of the literature on the multiple dimensions of chronic pain in adults with sickle cell disease
    Lou Ella V Taylor
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0610, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:416-35. 2010
    ..A secondary purpose was to identify gaps in knowledge and directions for future research on the multiple dimensions of chronic pain in adults with SCD...
  47. pmc A randomized controlled trial of home-based exercise for cancer-related fatigue in women during and after chemotherapy with or without radiation therapy
    Marylin J Dodd
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:245-57. 2010
    ..Few studies have evaluated an individualized home-based exercise prescription during and after cancer treatment...
  48. ncbi Burn injury pain: the continuing challenge
    Gretchen J Summer
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Pain 8:533-48. 2007
    ..The paucity of information highlights the need for research that explores and advances the identification of mechanisms of acute and chronic burn injury pain...
  49. doi Rules of tumor cell development and their application to biomarkers for ovarian cancer
    Monica R McLemore
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:403-9. 2008
    ..To apply the Hanahan and Weinberg conceptual framework for tumor development to the specific biomarkers observed or expressed in ovarian cancer...
  50. doi Concepts within the Chinese culture that influence the cancer pain experience
    Lih Mih Chen
    School of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
    Cancer Nurs 31:103-8. 2008
    ..This information will assist the oncology nurse in developing a more effective pain management plan...
  51. doi Differences in depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and lifetime trauma exposure in formerly abused women with mild versus moderate to severe chronic pain
    Janice Humphreys
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    J Interpers Violence 25:2316-38. 2010
    ..Both pain severity groups had equally high levels of depressive and PTSD symptoms and multiple trauma exposures. Findings document the persistence of significant symptomatology in formerly abused women...
  52. ncbi Acute wound pain: gaining a better understanding
    Carmen Mabel Arroyo-Novoa
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 22:373-80; quiz 381-2. 2009
    ..To provide the wound care practitioner with an overview of research and knowledge about the causes, mechanisms, contributing factors, and management of acute wound pain...
  53. pmc Epidemiological and genetic factors associated with ovarian cancer
    Monica R McLemore
    Department of Physiologic Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 520 Frederick St, 31, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Cancer Nurs 32:281-8; quiz 289-90. 2009
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of how oncology nurses can apply this information to improve patient care...
  54. pmc The effect of symptom clusters on functional status and quality of life in women with breast cancer
    Marylin J Dodd
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, N631, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:101-10. 2010
    ..e., pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression); (2) these subgroups differ on outcomes (i.e., functional status, quality of life); (3) subgroup membership changes over time...
  55. doi Changes in children's reports of symptom occurrence and severity during a course of myelosuppressive chemotherapy
    Christina Baggott
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 27:307-15. 2010
    ..No significant differences over time were found in any of the symptom severity scores on the MSAS. Children experienced a high number of symptoms at the initiation of a chemotherapy cycle that persisted over the subsequent 2 weeks...
  56. pmc An evaluation of the factors that affect the health-related quality of life of children following myelosuppressive chemotherapy
    Christina R Baggott
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Support Care Cancer 19:353-61. 2011
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  57. pmc Barriers to pain management in a community sample of Chinese American patients with cancer
    Janet Edrington
    School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:665-75. 2009
    ..Chinese American cancer patients need to be assessed for pain and perceived barriers to cancer pain management to optimize pain management...
  58. doi A pilot study of relationships among pain characteristics, mood disturbances, and acculturation in a community sample of Chinese American patients with cancer
    Janet Edrington
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:172-81. 2010
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  59. pmc Differences in the prevalence and severity of side effects based on type of analgesic prescription in patients with chronic cancer pain
    Patrice Villars
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:67-77. 2007
    ..Risk factors for analgesic-induced side effects are ATC and ATC+PRN prescription types and higher doses of opioid analgesics...
  60. ncbi End-of-life care for homeless patients: "she says she is there to help me in any situation"
    Margot B Kushel
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA 296:2959-66. 2006
    ..Developing inpatient palliative care services at hospitals that serve many homeless people could improve the end-of-life care homeless people receive...
  61. ncbi Categorizing the severity of cancer pain: further exploration of the establishment of cutpoints
    Steven M Paul
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Pain 113:37-44. 2005
    ..Pain 2003;106(1/2):35-42]. Possible explanations for these differences are discussed, as well as implications for future research...
  62. ncbi No evidence for sex differences in the severity and treatment of cancer pain
    Janet M Edrington
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:225-32. 2004
    ..The study findings are important because they suggest that, unlike in acute pain, sex may not influence patients' perceptions of and responses to chronic cancer pain...
  63. ncbi A clinical trial of the effectiveness of regularly scheduled versus as-needed administration of acetaminophen in the management of discomfort in older adults with dementia
    Martha D Buffum
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1093-7. 2004
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  64. ncbi Radiation-induced mucositis: a randomized clinical trial of micronized sucralfate versus salt & soda mouthwashes
    Marylin J Dodd
    Department of Physiological Nursing, UCSF School of Nursing, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
    Cancer Invest 21:21-33. 2003
    ..Given that there is no significant difference in efficacy between micronized sucralfate and salt & soda, use of the less costly salt & soda is prudent and cost-effective...
  65. ncbi The influence of social support on breast cancer screening in a multicultural community sample
    Maria C Katapodi
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:845-52. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship between women's reported social support and their adherence to recommended breast cancer screening guidelines...
  66. ncbi The usefulness of a daily pain management diary for outpatients with cancer-related pain
    Karen L Schumacher
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:1304-13. 2002
    ..To describe the usefulness of daily pain management diaries to outpatients with cancer who participated in a randomized clinical trial of the PRO-SELF Pain Control Program...
  67. ncbi A randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of an acupressure device (relief brief) for managing symptoms of dysmenorrhea
    Diana Taylor
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0606, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 8:357-70. 2002
    ..To develop and test the safety and effectiveness of an acupressure garment (the Relief Brief) in decreasing the pain and symptom distress associated with dysmenorrhea...
  68. pmc Pathophysiology of constipation in the older adult
    G Lindsay McCrea
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2631-8. 2008
    ..Additional research is warranted on the effects of aging on GI function, as well as on the timing of these changes...
  69. ncbi TrkA and PKC-epsilon in thermal burn-induced mechanical hyperalgesia in the rat
    Gretchen J Summer
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Pain 7:884-91. 2006
    ..Our model provides a method to elucidate the underlying mechanism of burn-injury pain as well as to screen for targets for novel analgesic treatments of this important clinical condition...
  70. ncbi Mass media interventions to reduce help-seeking delay in people with symptoms of acute myocardial infarction: time for a new approach?
    Mary A Caldwell
    University of California San Francisco, 2 Kirkham, Box 0610, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 46:1-9. 2002
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  71. ncbi The self-reported likelihood of patient delay in breast cancer: new thoughts for early detection
    Noreen C Facione
    University of California San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Prev Med 34:397-407. 2002
    ..Delayed presentation of self-discovered breast symptoms influences stage of cancer at diagnosis and decreases breast cancer survival...
  72. ncbi What patients with abdominal pain expect about pain relief in the emergency department
    Alisa M Yee
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center at Mt Zion, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Emerg Nurs 32:281-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe patients' expectations for pain relief and how communication of their pain to nurses and physicians affected their overall pain relief...
  73. pmc Symptoms experienced by intensive care unit patients at high risk of dying
    Kathleen A Puntillo
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:2155-60. 2010
    ..To provide a focused, detailed assessment of the symptom experiences of intensive care unit patients at high risk of dying and to evaluate the relationship between delirium and patients' symptom reports...
  74. ncbi Impaired sleep and rhythms in persons with cancer
    Kathryn Lee
    University of California, San Francisco UCSF Box 0606, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 8:199-212. 2004
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  75. pmc Physician trust in the patient: development and validation of a new measure
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Fam Med 9:148-54. 2011
    ..Previous measures have been limited to patient trust in the physician. We set out to develop and validate a measure of physician trust in the patient...
  76. doi A review of the literature on multiple symptoms, their predictors, and associated outcomes in patients with advanced cancer
    Stephanie Gilbertson-White
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco, 2 Koret Way, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Palliat Support Care 9:81-102. 2011
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  77. doi Identification of latent classes in patients who are receiving biotherapy based on symptom experience and its effect on functional status and quality of life
    Marylin J Dodd
    Department of Physiological Nursing in the School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 38:33-42. 2011
    ..to identify subgroups of patients receiving biotherapy with pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and depression and to determine functional status and quality of life differences between subgroups...
  78. ncbi Gender difference in analgesic response to the kappa-opioid pentazocine
    R W Gear
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco 94143, USA
    Neurosci Lett 205:207-9. 1996
    ..We confirm our previous finding that pentazocine produces significantly greater analgesia in females than in males; no significant difference was observed in analgesia among females in different phases of the menstrual cycle...
  79. ncbi A review of objective pain measures for use with critical care adult patients unable to self-report
    Denise Li
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA ucsf edu
    J Pain 9:2-10. 2008
    ..Findings from the available studies of objective pain measures provide useful information to direct future research to develop and validate clinically useful pain measures for use with critically ill patients unable to self-report...
  80. ncbi Neuroleptics antagonize nalbuphine antianalgesia
    Robert W Gear
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0440, USA
    J Pain 7:187-91. 2006
    ..Because chlorpromazine and haloperidol enhanced nalbuphine analgesia and eliminated sexual dimorphism, the receptor at which neuroleptics act to antagonize the "antianalgesia" might be a common site of action to both drugs...
  81. ncbi A review of the literature on the pain experience of Chinese patients with cancer
    Janet Edrington
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0610, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:335-46. 2007
    ..In contrast, little information is available about the impact of cancer pain on the cognitive and sociocultural dimensions of the pain experience for Chinese patients...
  82. ncbi Putting cancer pain management regimens into practice at home
    Karen L Schumacher
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:369-82. 2002
    ..Patients and their family caregivers require ongoing assistance with problem-solving to optimize their pain management regimen...
  83. ncbi Plasma norepinephrine levels, vagal tone index, and flexor reflex threshold in premature neonates receiving intravenous morphine during the postoperative period: a pilot study
    L S Franck
    School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Clin J Pain 16:95-104. 2000
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the effects of a single dose of intravenous morphine on postoperative pain in extremely premature neonates after thoracotomy...
  84. doi Differences in symptom occurrence, frequency, intensity, and distress in adolescents prior to and one week after the administration of chemotherapy
    Amy J Walker
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 27:259-65. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe differences in occurrence, frequency, intensity, and distress of symptoms prior to (T1) and one week following (T2) the administration of intravenous chemotherapy...
  85. ncbi The symptom experience of angina in women
    M A Caldwell
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 1:69-78. 2000
    ..Therefore, the larger problem may be the accurate perception of the symptom and the recognition that the symptom is cardiac in origin. This article has implications for future research dealing with improved responses...
  86. pmc Differences in sleep disturbance parameters between oncology outpatients and their family caregivers
    Sara Carney
    Schools of Nursing and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Clin Oncol 29:1001-6. 2011
    ..This study compared the occurrence rates for and severity ratings of sleep disturbance in patient-family caregiver (FC) dyads...
  87. ncbi A 10-year review of quality improvement monitoring in pain management: recommendations for standardized outcome measures
    Debra B Gordon
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 600 Highland Avenue, F6 121 1535, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Pain Manag Nurs 3:116-30. 2002
    ..Although there are no perfect measures of quality, longitudinal data support the validity of a core set of indicators that could be used to obtain benchmark data for quality improvement in pain management in the hospital setting...
  88. ncbi Using the American Pain Society's patient outcome questionnaire to evaluate the quality of postoperative pain management in a sample of Norwegian patients
    Alfhild Dihle
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    J Pain 7:272-80. 2006
    ..As in other studies, despite high pain intensity scores, patients reported high levels of satisfaction with postoperative pain management...
  89. ncbi The symptom experience of oncology outpatients has a different impact on quality-of-life outcomes
    Dorit Pud
    Department of Nursing, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:162-70. 2008
    ..g., environmental or physiologic) or genetic determinants for experiencing symptoms that are independent of demographic, disease, and treatment characteristics...
  90. ncbi Self-reported prevalence, etiology, and characteristics of pain in oncology outpatients
    Berit Taraldsen Valeberg
    Oslo University College, Faculty of Nursing, St Olavs Place, PO Box 4, 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Pain 12:582-90. 2008
    ..To determine the self-reported prevalence rates for cancer, non-cancer, and both cancer and non-cancer pain and to determine if there were differences in demographic, clinical, and pain characteristics among the three pain groups...
  91. ncbi The exploration of the establishment of cutpoints to categorize the severity of acute postoperative pain
    Alfhild Dihle
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    Clin J Pain 22:617-24. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi Toward optimal health: the experts discuss chronic pain. Interview by Jodi Godfrey Meisler
    Russell K Portenoy
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:341-5. 2002
  93. ncbi Quantification of analgesic use in children with sickle cell disease
    Eufemia Jacob
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Texas Children s Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin J Pain 23:8-14. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi Mucositis pain induced by radiation therapy: prevalence, severity, and use of self-care behaviors
    Piera C Wong
    San Francisco General Hospital, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:27-37. 2006
    ..However, more severe pain with swallowing was not managed well throughout the study. Future studies need to test more effective strategies to manage RT-induced mucositis pain...
  95. ncbi Children's expectations of pain, perceptions of analgesic efficacy, and experiences with nonpharmacologic pain management strategies at home following tonsillectomy
    Kimberly A Sutters
    Surgical Services and Pain Management, Children s Hospital Central California, Madera, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 12:139-48. 2007
    ..To document children's (ages 6-15 years) descriptions of their pain management at home following tonsillectomy...
  96. ncbi Hope in the general Norwegian population, measured using the Herth Hope Index
    Tone Rustøen
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Norway
    Palliat Support Care 1:309-18. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were to describe hope in a large sample that was drawn from the general Norwegian population and to examine how sociodemographic and health-related variables were related to hope...
  97. ncbi Management of vaso-occlusive pain in children with sickle cell disease
    Eufemia Jacob
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Texas Children s Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:307-11. 2003
    ..A descriptive, longitudinal design was used to evaluate the pain management strategies used in children with sickle cell disease who were experiencing pain during a vaso-occlusive episode...
  98. ncbi Age and the experience of chronic pain: differences in health and quality of life among younger, middle-aged, and older adults
    Tone Rustøen
    Faculty of Nursing, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
    Clin J Pain 21:513-23. 2005
    ..To describe age differences in chronic pain and to evaluate for differences in demographic and health-related variables among younger (18-39 years), middle-aged (40-59 years), and older adults (60-81 years) who reported chronic pain...
  99. ncbi American pain society recommendations for improving the quality of acute and cancer pain management: American Pain Society Quality of Care Task Force
    Debra B Gordon
    Department of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1574-80. 2005
    ..The American Pain Society (APS) set out to revise and expand its 1995 Quality Improvement Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute Pain and Cancer Pain and to facilitate improvements in the quality of pain management in all care settings...
  100. ncbi The use of 'as-needed' range orders for opioid analgesics in the management of acute pain: a consensus statement of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing and the American Pain Society
    Debra B Gordon
    University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 23:388-96; quiz 397-8. 2005
    ..This paper presents the consensus statement of the American Society for Pain Management Nursing and the American Pain Society on the use of "as-needed" range orders for opioid analgesics in the management of acute pain...
  101. ncbi Are there phases to the vaso-occlusive painful episode in sickle cell disease?
    Eufemia Jacob
    Department of Hematology Oncology, Texas Children s Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:392-400. 2005
    ..g., evolving, inflammatory, resolving), as previously described in adults and children. These phases had different names, although the concepts were similar...