Constance G Visovsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of neuromuscular alterations in elders with cancer
    Constance Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:36-42. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
    Constance Visovsky
    The College of Nursing, The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:901-13. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Methodological challenges of symptom management research in recurrent cancer
    Constance G Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:175-81. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength, body composition, and physical activity in women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Constance Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:183-91. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patients with cancer
    Constance Visovsky
    Nursing Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:243-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Fatigue and other variables during adjuvant chemotherapy for colon and rectal cancer
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E359-69. 2010
  7. doi request reprint From professional silos to interprofessional education: campuswide focus on quality of care
    Ruth Margalit
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 18:165-73. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Using a writing group to promote faculty scholarship
    Julia Fisco Houfek
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985330 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Nurse Educ 35:41-5. 2010
  9. doi request reprint What does it mean to be an oncology nurse? Reexamining the life cycle concepts
    Marlene Z Cohen
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:561-70. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of adherence to a behavioral therapy sleep intervention during breast cancer chemotherapy
    Dennis E McChargue
    Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:245-52. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Strength Training For Therapy-Induced Muscle Weakness
    Constance Visovsky; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of neuromuscular alterations in elders with cancer
    Constance Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 22:36-42. 2006
    ..To review the effects of normal aging on declines in function of peripheral nerves and muscles and the additive effects of chemotherapy and comorbidity in elders undergoing cancer treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
    Constance Visovsky
    The College of Nursing, The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:901-13. 2007
    ..This article presents information concerning CIPN and summarizes the evidence for pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic approaches to the prevention and treatment of CIPN...
  3. doi request reprint Methodological challenges of symptom management research in recurrent cancer
    Constance G Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:175-81. 2008
    ..Selection of appropriate study design, sample inclusion and exclusion criteria, measures of comorbidity and symptoms, and advanced analysis techniques are among the strategies proposed to address these methodological challenges...
  4. ncbi request reprint Muscle strength, body composition, and physical activity in women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer
    Constance Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:183-91. 2006
    ..Newer, more intense chemotherapy regimens may induce a differential effect on muscle strength and body composition. However, the role of physical activity during dose-dense chemotherapy protocols has not been established...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patients with cancer
    Constance Visovsky
    Nursing Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:243-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the evaluation, management, and clinical implications of peripheral neuropathy in patients with cancer and diabetes...
  6. doi request reprint Fatigue and other variables during adjuvant chemotherapy for colon and rectal cancer
    Ann M Berger
    University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E359-69. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint From professional silos to interprofessional education: campuswide focus on quality of care
    Ruth Margalit
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6075, USA
    Qual Manag Health Care 18:165-73. 2009
    ..In response, we developed, implemented, and evaluated a campus wide IPE program, shifting from traditional educational silos to greater collaboration...
  8. doi request reprint Using a writing group to promote faculty scholarship
    Julia Fisco Houfek
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 985330 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 5330, USA
    Nurse Educ 35:41-5. 2010
    ..The authors discuss the structure and processes of a writing group that can be adapted by faculty interested in using comentoring to increase their scholarship...
  9. doi request reprint What does it mean to be an oncology nurse? Reexamining the life cycle concepts
    Marlene Z Cohen
    College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:561-70. 2010
    ..To summarize the current research pertaining to the concepts initially examined by the Oncology Nursing Society Life Cycle of the Oncology Nurse Task Force and related projects completed in 1994...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of adherence to a behavioral therapy sleep intervention during breast cancer chemotherapy
    Dennis E McChargue
    Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Support Care Cancer 20:245-52. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Peripheral nerve function and symptom distress during biotherapy for malignant melanoma
    Constance G Visovsky
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Can Oncol Nurs J 15:161-74. 2005
    ....

Research Grants1

  1. Strength Training For Therapy-Induced Muscle Weakness
    Constance Visovsky; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Content analysis and quantitative data will be used to determine the feasibility and acceptability of a home-based strength training exercise program to patients and clinicians. ..