Pao Feng Tsai

Summary

Affiliation: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A middle-range theory of caregiver stress
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 16:137-45. 2003
  2. pmc Enrolling older adults with cognitive impairment in research: lessons from a study of Tai Chi for osteoarthritis knee pain
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 2:228-34. 2009
  3. pmc A pilot cluster-randomized trial of a 20-week tai chi program in elders with cognitive impairment and osteoarthritic knee: effects on pain and other health outcomes
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:660-9. 2013
  4. pmc The Pain Behaviors for Osteoarthritis Instrument for Cognitively Impaired Elders (PBOICIE)
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:116-22. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Using an osteoarthritis-specific pain measure in elders with cognitive impairment: a pilot study
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Nurs Manag 14:90-5. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distress and depression in elders with arthritic pain
    Pao Feng Tsai
    Department of Nursing Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Adv Nurs 51:158-65. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing a theory of chronic pain
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Adv Nurs 43:158-69. 2003
  8. pmc Non-verbal cues to osteoarthritic knee and/or hip pain in elders
    Pao Feng Tsai
    Alice An Loh Sun Endowed Professorship in Geriatric Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:218-27. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritic knee or hip pain: possible indicators in elderly adults with cognitive impairment
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:39-45. 2005
  10. pmc The effect of tai chi on knee osteoarthritis pain in cognitively impaired elders: pilot study
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:132-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint A middle-range theory of caregiver stress
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
    Nurs Sci Q 16:137-45. 2003
    ..In this article, the author presents a middle-range theory of caregiver stress based on the Roy adaptation model as the first step in understanding the applicability of the Roy adaptation model in the context of stress in caregivers...
  2. pmc Enrolling older adults with cognitive impairment in research: lessons from a study of Tai Chi for osteoarthritis knee pain
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 2:228-34. 2009
    ..Finally, modifying strict study criteria, securing staff for recruiting, and considering alternative designs to the classical RCT can also help overcome recruitment challenges...
  3. pmc A pilot cluster-randomized trial of a 20-week tai chi program in elders with cognitive impairment and osteoarthritic knee: effects on pain and other health outcomes
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:660-9. 2013
    ..But elders with CI have generally been excluded from TC studies because many measurement tools require verbal reports that some elders with CI are unable to provide...
  4. pmc The Pain Behaviors for Osteoarthritis Instrument for Cognitively Impaired Elders (PBOICIE)
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Res Gerontol Nurs 1:116-22. 2008
    ..97+/-1.98; p<0.001). This study has shown that multifaceted pain assessments are needed in older adults with osteoarthritis knee or hip pain, as the observed behaviors did not parallel but added information to verbal report...
  5. ncbi request reprint Using an osteoarthritis-specific pain measure in elders with cognitive impairment: a pilot study
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    J Nurs Manag 14:90-5. 2006
    ..This study therefore examined the usefulness of the Western Ontario and McMaster Osteoarthritis Index pain scale for measuring pain in this population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distress and depression in elders with arthritic pain
    Pao Feng Tsai
    Department of Nursing Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Adv Nurs 51:158-65. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper is to report the findings of a study testing a theory of chronic pain, with financial hardship added as a contextual stimulus...
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing a theory of chronic pain
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205, USA
    J Adv Nurs 43:158-69. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to test a middle-range theory of chronic pain derived from the Roy Adaptation Model, a nursing theory whose validity has not been tested in the context of chronic pain...
  8. pmc Non-verbal cues to osteoarthritic knee and/or hip pain in elders
    Pao Feng Tsai
    Alice An Loh Sun Endowed Professorship in Geriatric Nursing, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Res Nurs Health 34:218-27. 2011
    ..6% and 71.0%, respectively. The investigators concluded that the final model could serve as a building block for the development of a tool using behavioral cues to identify elders' pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritic knee or hip pain: possible indicators in elderly adults with cognitive impairment
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:39-45. 2005
    ..Therefore, these behaviors could serve as alternatives to verbal report of chronic pain in elderly individuals with Cl and knee or hip OA...
  10. pmc The effect of tai chi on knee osteoarthritis pain in cognitively impaired elders: pilot study
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:132-9. 2009
    ..70, P=.08). Of 4 elders who participated in TC practice regularly (more than 20 sessions), 3 showed clinically important improvements, but 3 elders who participated in no sessions or only a few sessions showed no improvement...
  11. pmc The effect of tai chi on cognition in elders with cognitive impairment
    Jason Y Chang
    Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 20:63-9; quiz 70. 2011
    ..Although no significant difference existed between pre- and post-test performance on all cognition measures, a dose-response relationship was demonstrated between attendance and some cognition measures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pain in elders with dementia
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 13:364-9, 390. 2004
    ..They also suggest querying elders about their pain even if they suffer from dementia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Disease-specific pain measures for osteoarthritis of the knee or hip
    Pao Feng Tsai
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 24:106-9. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint The association between knee temperature and pain in elders with osteoarthritis of the knee: a pilot study
    Pao Feng Tsai
    Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72205, USA
    J Adv Nurs 42:373-81. 2003
    ..If knee surface temperature could be shown to predict pain in cognitively intact elders, it could be used as a proxy measure of pain for cognitively impaired elders...
  15. pmc Challenges in tailored intervention research
    Cornelia Beck
    Department of Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
    Nurs Outlook 58:104-10. 2010
    ..We believe TIs may have better outcomes, promote better adherence, and be more cost efficient...
  16. pmc Prevention of methylmercury-induced mitochondrial depolarization, glutathione depletion and cell death by 15-deoxy-delta-12,14-prostaglandin J(2)
    Jason Y Chang
    Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:1054-61. 2008
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  17. pmc IL-6 release from mouse glia caused by MeHg requires cytosolic phospholipase A2 activation
    Jason Y Chang
    Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Neurosci Lett 461:85-9. 2009
    ..However, these PLA(2) inhibitors did not block MeHg induced GSH depletion. These results suggested that PLA(2) activation was required for MeHg to induce glial IL-6 release...
  18. doi request reprint Analgesic intake, cognitive functioning, and disruptive behaviors in elderly people with cognitive impairment
    Pao Feng Tsai
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:574-5. 2008

Research Grants2

  1. Effect of Tai Chi on Osteoarthritic Knee Pain in Elders with Mild Dementia
    Pao Feng Tsai; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If we show that TC is effective, we could adopt TC as a common practice for this population, and elders could have their pain reduced, maintain their functional ability longer and perhaps delay or avoid institutionalization. ..