PAULA R contact SHERWOOD

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of a problem-solving intervention on increasing caregiver assistance and improving caregiver health
    Paula R Sherwood
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1937-47. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Treatment disparities following the diagnosis of an astrocytoma
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Neurooncol 101:67-74. 2011
  3. doi request reprint A house of cards: the impact of treatment costs on women with breast and ovarian cancer
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:470-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Guiding research in family care: a new approach to oncology caregiving
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:986-96. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of employment and lost hours from work in cancer caregivers
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 336 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:598-605. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of caregiver mastery on depressive symptoms
    Paula R Sherwood
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:249-55. 2007
  7. pmc A cognitive behavioral intervention for symptom management in patients with advanced cancer
    Paula Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:1190-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distress in caregivers of persons with a primary malignant brain tumor
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:105-20. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint To refer or not to refer: Factors that affect primary care provider referral of patients with cancer to clinical treatment trials
    Paula R Sherwood
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:58-65. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden and depressive symptoms: analysis of common outcomes in caregivers of elderly patients
    Paula R Sherwood
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Aging Health 17:125-47. 2005

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint The impact of a problem-solving intervention on increasing caregiver assistance and improving caregiver health
    Paula R Sherwood
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:1937-47. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Treatment disparities following the diagnosis of an astrocytoma
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Neurooncol 101:67-74. 2011
    ..Data suggest disparities in race and insurance status may exist in receiving standard of care for astrocytomas. Further research is warranted to replicate the data and determine potential sources for these disparities...
  3. doi request reprint A house of cards: the impact of treatment costs on women with breast and ovarian cancer
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:470-7. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Guiding research in family care: a new approach to oncology caregiving
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:986-96. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe how a mind-body (biobehavioral) model can be adapted to study family caregivers of persons with a brain tumor...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of employment and lost hours from work in cancer caregivers
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 336 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Psychooncology 17:598-605. 2008
    ..Data suggest that interventions to assist caregivers in maintaining employment should target caregivers of persons with limitations in physical function and should include strategies to coordinate care to assist with IADLs...
  6. ncbi request reprint The influence of caregiver mastery on depressive symptoms
    Paula R Sherwood
    University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:249-55. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc A cognitive behavioral intervention for symptom management in patients with advanced cancer
    Paula Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:1190-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral intervention in decreasing symptom severity in patients with advanced cancer undergoing chemotherapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distress in caregivers of persons with a primary malignant brain tumor
    Paula R Sherwood
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Res Nurs Health 29:105-20. 2006
    ..Results may help identify caregivers at risk for negative outcomes, and suggest interventions to improve caregivers' emotional health...
  9. ncbi request reprint To refer or not to refer: Factors that affect primary care provider referral of patients with cancer to clinical treatment trials
    Paula R Sherwood
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Cancer Educ 19:58-65. 2004
    ..Despite breakthroughs in experimental cancer treatment, relatively few patients participate in cancer clinical treatment trials (CCTTs). Primary care providers (PCPs) have a strong influence on patients' decisions to participate in a CCTT...
  10. ncbi request reprint Caregiver burden and depressive symptoms: analysis of common outcomes in caregivers of elderly patients
    Paula R Sherwood
    Michigan State University, USA
    J Aging Health 17:125-47. 2005
    ..Despite widespread use of caregiver burden and depressive symptoms in caregiving research, the relationship between these two concepts and the way in which burden and depressive symptoms are affected are not clear...
  11. doi request reprint What knowledge and skills do caregivers need?
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing and University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:28-34; quiz 34. 2008
    ..Caregivers need certain knowledge and skills both to provide the best possible care and to protect their own well-being...
  12. pmc Physical and mental health effects of family caregiving
    Richard Schulz
    University Center for Social and Urban Research at the University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:23-7; quiz 27. 2008
    ..Adverse-and even positive-outcomes in a chronic stress experience...
  13. pmc Conceptual challenges in the study of caregiver-care recipient relationships
    Jennifer Hagerty Lingler
    Department of Health and Community Systems, School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Nurs Res 57:367-72. 2008
    ..Yet, informal care dynamics are fundamentally relational and often reciprocal, and caregiving roles can be complex and overlapping...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family care for the older person with cancer
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:43-50. 2006
    ..To describe the needs of family members of older persons undergoing cancer treatment and to examine the interventions designed to alleviate caregiver distress...
  15. ncbi request reprint I could lose everything: understanding the cost of a brain tumor
    Sarah Bradley
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 336 Victoria Building, 3500 Victoria Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Neurooncol 85:329-38. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Forgotten voices: lessons from bereaved caregivers of persons with a brain tumour
    Paula R Sherwood
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, B424 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:67-75; discussion 75. 2004
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  17. ncbi request reprint Nursing sensitive patient outcomes--a white paper
    Barbara A Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 32:773-84. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluated need, costs of care, and payer perspective in degenerative dementia patients cared for in the United States
    Daniel L Murman
    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 982045 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:39-48. 2007
    ..The relationship between evaluated need variables and direct costs depends on the perspective of the payer and provide insights into which need variables could be targeted with interventions to control costs and improve patient outcomes...

Research Grants9

  1. Mind-Body Interactions in Neuro-Oncology Family Caregivers
    Paula Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Improving caregivers' emotional and physical health may improve the delivery of care and quality of life for the care recipient. ..
  2. Patient and Health Care System Outcomes Following EEA
    Paula Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These efforts have the potential to make a major impact on the lives of persons with a brain tumor and those that care for them. ..
  3. Mind-Body Interactions in Neuro-Oncology Family Caregivers
    Paula Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Improving caregivers' emotional and physical health may improve the delivery of care and quality of life for the care recipient. ..
  4. Determining Genetic and Biomarker Predictors of DCI and Long Term Outcomes after
    Paula Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Patient and Health Care System Outcomes Following EEA
    PAULA R contact SHERWOOD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These efforts have the potential to make a major impact on the lives of persons with a brain tumor and those that care for them. ..
  6. Mind-Body Interactions in Neuro-Oncology Family Caregivers
    Paula R Sherwood; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Improving caregivers'emotional and physical health may improve the delivery of care and quality of life for the care recipient. ..
  7. Determining Genetic and Biomarker Predictors of DCI and Long Term Outcomes after
    PAULA R contact SHERWOOD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  8. Patient and Health Care System Outcomes Following EEA
    Paul A Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..These efforts have the potential to make a major impact on the lives of persons with a brain tumor and those that care for them. ..