LINDA P SARNA

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Making a difference: nursing scholarship and leadership in tobacco control
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 61:31-42. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A review of images of nurses and smoking on the World Wide Web
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:S36-46. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Increasing nursing referral to telephone quitlines for smoking cessation using a web-based program
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 61:433-40. 2012
  4. pmc Are quit attempts among U.S. female nurses who smoke different from female smokers in the general population? An analysis of the 2006/2007 tobacco use supplement to the current population survey
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMC Womens Health 12:4. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and meaning of illness of women with lung cancer
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:E9-19. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Smoking trends in the Nurses' Health Study (1976-2003)
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 57:374-82. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptom severity 1 to 4 months after thoracotomy for lung cancer
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Am J Crit Care 17:455-67; quiz 468. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on health-related quality of life in women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:1217-27. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Do you need to smoke to get a break?: smoking status and missed work breaks among staff nurses
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S165-71. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Frequency of nurses' smoking cessation interventions: report from a national survey
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6916, USA
    J Clin Nurs 18:2066-77. 2009

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Making a difference: nursing scholarship and leadership in tobacco control
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 61:31-42. 2013
    ..The AAN is positioned to maximize nursing leadership in this effort...
  2. doi request reprint A review of images of nurses and smoking on the World Wide Web
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:S36-46. 2012
    ..Digital archives can be used to explore the past, provide a perspective for understanding the present, and suggest directions for the future in confronting negative images of nursing...
  3. doi request reprint Increasing nursing referral to telephone quitlines for smoking cessation using a web-based program
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 61:433-40. 2012
    ..Smokers are referred infrequently to this resource by healthcare providers...
  4. pmc Are quit attempts among U.S. female nurses who smoke different from female smokers in the general population? An analysis of the 2006/2007 tobacco use supplement to the current population survey
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    BMC Womens Health 12:4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine how smoking and quitting characteristics (i.e., ever and recent quit attempts) among females in the occupation of nursing are similar or different to those of women in the general population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and meaning of illness of women with lung cancer
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:E9-19. 2005
    ..To describe the quality of life (QOL) of women with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and examine relationships of demographic, clinical, health status, and meaning of illness (MOI) characteristics to QOL...
  6. doi request reprint Smoking trends in the Nurses' Health Study (1976-2003)
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 57:374-82. 2008
    ..Smoking trends among nurses are important to monitor as smoking negatively affects their health and decreases their likelihood of providing cessation interventions to patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptom severity 1 to 4 months after thoracotomy for lung cancer
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Am J Crit Care 17:455-67; quiz 468. 2008
    ..Information about the severity of symptoms during recovery from surgery for lung cancer can be useful in planning and anticipating needs for recovery...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on health-related quality of life in women in the Nurses' Health Study
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Qual Life Res 17:1217-27. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint Do you need to smoke to get a break?: smoking status and missed work breaks among staff nurses
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S165-71. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nurses' smoking status and work breaks and to explore the relationships among personal, professional, and workplace variables associated with missed work breaks...
  10. doi request reprint Frequency of nurses' smoking cessation interventions: report from a national survey
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6916, USA
    J Clin Nurs 18:2066-77. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Promoting tobacco dependence treatment in nursing education
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 28:507-16. 2009
    ..However, the evidence indicates that the educational preparation of nurses for tobacco control remains inadequate...
  12. doi request reprint Nurses trying to quit smoking using the Internet
    Linda Sarna
    University of California, School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton Ave, Box 956918, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 57:246-56. 2009
    ..Facilitators included working in a smoke-free facility, support from colleagues, and workplace cessation services. The use of Nurses QuitNet demonstrated promise in supporting quit attempts. Quitting was influenced by workplace factors...
  13. doi request reprint Women with lung cancer: quality of life after thoracotomy: a 6-month prospective study
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6916, USA
    Cancer Nurs 33:85-92. 2010
    ..Data about health-related quality of life (QOL) after surgical treatment for lung cancer are limited. Such information can be valuable in developing appropriate nursing interventions for follow-up care for survivors...
  14. doi request reprint Are health care providers still smoking? Data from the 2003 and 2006/2007 Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Surveys
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, 700 Tiverton Ave, Box 956918, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:1167-71. 2010
    ..Smoking by health care professionals poses a barrier to interventions with patients. This study reports smoking status changes among health care professionals using the Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Surveys (TUS-CPS)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Smoking among psychiatric nurses: does it hinder tobacco dependence treatment?
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles
    J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 15:59-67. 2009
    ..Data on tobacco dependence treatment for patients with mental illness are limited...
  16. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control in the 21st century: a critical issue for the nursing profession
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 19:15-24. 2005
    ..Increased opportunities are needed to support creative nursing research efforts that test interventions and strategies to reduce barriers to tobacco control within different cultures, subcultures, and countries...
  17. ncbi request reprint Why tobacco is a women's health issue
    Linda Sarna
    UCLA School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Factor 4 262, Box 956918, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Nurs Clin North Am 39:165-80. 2004
    ..Resources for clinicians are pro-vided that specifically focus on women and tobacco...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function on quality of life of long-term survivors of non-small cell lung cancer
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Box 9569182, Factor 4 262, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Chest 125:439-45. 2004
    ..To describe respiratory symptoms and pulmonary function among long-term survivors of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and their relationship to quality of life (QOL)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Barriers to tobacco cessation in clinical practice: report from a National Survey of Oncology Nurses
    L Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Nurs Outlook 49:166-72. 2001
    ..Those with greater barriers were less likely to deliver tobacco cessation interventions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and fatigue during radiation therapy: a pilot study using actigraph monitors
    L Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 28:1043-6. 2001
    ..To describe the relationship of patterns of physical activity and fatigue during radiation therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tobacco: an emerging topic in nursing research
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6918, USA
    Nurs Res 51:245-53. 2002
    ..The purpose of this review was to explore nursing research contributions to this public health issue by evaluating the emergence of publications focused on tobacco in a leading nursing research journal...
  22. ncbi request reprint Tobacco-control attitudes, advocacy, and smoking behaviors of oncology nurses
    L Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California in Los Angeles, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 27:1519-28. 2000
    ..To describe oncology nurses' attitudes, smoking behaviors, and involvement in tobacco-control policy and legislation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Tobacco interventions by oncology nurses in clinical practice: report from a national survey
    L P Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 6918, USA
    Cancer 89:881-9. 2000
    ..Using the AHCPR guideline as a framework, the authors describe the frequency of tobacco interventions provided by oncology nurses...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in women with symptomatic HIV/AIDS
    L Sarna
    University of California, Los Angeles School of Nursing 90095 6918, USA
    J Adv Nurs 30:597-605. 1999
    ..Such an approach is especially important for nurses who assist women living with the symptoms of HIV/AIDS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Views of African-American nurses about tobacco cessation and prevention
    Linda Sarna
    UCLA School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6916, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 14:1-8. 2003
    ..The findings of this study support the critical need for nursing education in tobacco control...
  26. ncbi request reprint Quality of life of long-term survivors of non-small-cell lung cancer
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    J Clin Oncol 20:2920-9. 2002
    ..To describe the quality of life (QOL) among survivors of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perspectives of smoking initiation, addiction, and cessation
    Stella Aguinaga Bialous
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 53:387-95. 2004
    ..It is estimated that 18% of registered nurses smoke. Although nurses can make an important contribution to national cessation efforts, continuing smoking among nurses has been cited as one of the barriers against higher nursing involvement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control policies of oncology nursing organizations
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 20:101-10, table of contents. 2004
    ..Policies addressing tobacco use have been implemented by a variety of national and international nursing organizations. This article reviews existing tobacco control policies in oncology nursing organizations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control policies
    Stella Aguinaga Bialous
    Tobacco Policy International, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:291-300. 2003
    ..To review and summarize tobacco control policies, their impact in curbing the tobacco epidemic, and to describe a role for nursing advocacy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Health perceptions and risk behaviors of lung cancer survivors
    Lorraine S Evangelista
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, California and the School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, California 90025 6918, USA
    Heart Lung 32:131-9. 2003
    ..However, little is known about lung cancer survivors' risk behaviors and the effect of these behaviors on overall health perceptions...
  31. ncbi request reprint Age, body mass index, and serum prostate-specific antigen correlate with bone loss in men with prostate cancer not receiving androgen deprivation therapy
    Francisco A Conde
    Department of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 64:335-40. 2004
    ..We sought to identify risk factors for osteoporosis in men with prostate cancer who have not received ADT to help determine which patients may need bone mineral density (BMD) testing prior to ADT...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nurses, smoking, and the workplace
    Linda Sarna
    UCLA School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Box 956918, Factor Building 4 262, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Res Nurs Health 28:79-90. 2005
    ..These findings document the impact of smoking among nurses in the workplace. Strategies are needed to support smoking cessation efforts of nurses as an important occupational health issue...
  33. ncbi request reprint The global epidemic of tobacco and cancer
    Linda Sarna
    UCLA School of Nursing, 700 Tiverton Ave, Box 956918, Factor 4 262, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 19:233-43. 2003
    ..To provide a global context for understanding the epidemic of tobacco-induced disease, and the need for nursing action...
  34. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and health status of dyads of women with lung cancer and family members
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:1109-16. 2006
    ..To describe and compare the quality of life (QOL) and health status of dyads of women with lung cancer and their family members and to explore the correlates of family members' QOL...
  35. ncbi request reprint Strategies to implement tobacco control policy and advocacy initiatives
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Box 95918, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am 18:113-22, xiii. 2006
    ..The involvement of the Association of Critical-Care Nurses and other nursing organizations in the Nursing Leadership in Tobacco Control Task Force is described...
  36. ncbi request reprint Strategic directions for nursing research in tobacco dependence
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA
    Nurs Res 55:S1-9. 2006
    ..This agenda provides direction for growing nursing research in tobacco cessation, breaking down barriers to research, and supporting efforts for increasing utilization of evidence-based findings in clinical practice...
  37. ncbi request reprint The aftermath of lung cancer: balancing the good and bad
    Sally L Maliski
    Department of Urology, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Los Angeles, Box 956900, A2 125 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Cancer Nurs 26:237-44. 2003
    ..Subscale scores from the SF-36 were used to enhance the experience description. The results of this study highlight the importance of attending to both the physical and emotional needs of lung cancer survivors...
  38. ncbi request reprint Why nursing research in tobacco control?
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Annu Rev Nurs Res 27:3-31. 2009
    ..The chapter also addresses the issue of smoking in the profession as it impacts nurses' health, clinical practice, and, potentially, scholarship efforts...
  39. ncbi request reprint Tobacco control curricula content in baccalaureate nursing programs in four Asian nations
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, 700 Tiverton Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:334-44. 2006
    ..Thus, education of nurses regarding the multiple aspects of tobacco control has strategic implications in controlling global tobacco use and promoting health...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine therapies to control symptoms in women living with lung cancer
    Marjorie Wells
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6918, USA
    Cancer Nurs 30:45-55; quiz 56-7. 2007
    ..We found that CAM use is variable by symptom and may be an indicator of symptom burden. Our results provide important initial data regarding CAM use for managing symptoms by women with lung cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessing coughing and wheezing in lung cancer: a pilot study
    Cynthia Chernecky
    School of Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:1095-101. 2004
    ..To establish reliability and validity of two self-report questionnaires, the Lung Cancer Cough Questionnaire and the Lung Cancer Wheezing Questionnaire...
  42. ncbi request reprint Differential predictors of emotional distress in HIV-infected men and women
    Servellen Gwen van
    Acute Care Section, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    West J Nurs Res 24:49-72. 2002
    ..Approximately 1 out of 10 had clinically relevant scores for depression. Gender differences may provide potentially useful information for tailoring assessment interventions for emotional distress in people infected with HIV...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of quality of life and symptom improvement in lung cancer clinical trials
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 6918, USA
    Semin Oncol 31:1-10. 2004
    ..Overall, QOL is important for patients with advanced lung cancer; therefore, symptom and QOL assessments are becoming vital in evaluating the efficacy of emerging cancer treatments...
  44. ncbi request reprint Maximizing smoking cessation in clinical practice: pharmacologic and behavioral interventions
    Mitchell Nides
    Los Angeles Clinical Trails, Los Angeles, CA 90025, USA
    Prev Cardiol 10:23-30. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Cancer screening and risk-reducing behaviors of women seeking genetic cancer risk assessment for breast and ovarian cancers
    Deborah J MacDonald
    Clinical Cancer Genetics Department, City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 33:E27-35. 2006
    ..To examine breast and ovarian cancer screening and risk-reducing behaviors of women seeking genetic cancer risk assessment (GCRA)...
  46. doi request reprint Clinically meaningful differences in patient-reported outcomes with amifostine in combination with chemoradiation for locally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer: an analysis of RTOG 9801
    Linda Sarna
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 72:1378-84. 2008
    ..no AM in patients with Stages II-III non-small-cell lung cancer receiving paclitaxel and carboplatin as induction and then concurrently with hyperfractionated radiation therapy (RT)...
  47. ncbi request reprint An intervention to increase mammography use by Korean American women
    Young H Kim
    School of Nursing, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:105-10. 2004
    ..To test the effectiveness of a community-based intervention to increase mammography screening for Korean American women...
  48. ncbi request reprint Should we expect nurses to be role models?
    Linda Sarna
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Nurs Times 98:16. 2002
  49. pmc Symptom management in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Virginia Chih Yi Sun
    Department of Nursing Research and Education in Division of Population Sciences, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, CA, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:759-66. 2008
    ..A multidisciplinary team approach to symptom management of patients with HCC is critical, with oncology nurses playing an integral role...