Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Patient-reported outcomes: descriptors of nociceptive and neuropathic pain and barriers to effective pain management in adult outpatients with sickle cell diseaseDiana J Wilkie
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, College of Nursing, MC 802, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Ave, Rm 660, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
J Natl Med Assoc 102:18-27. 2010..Importantly, their pain may be both nociceptive and neuropathic, contrary to common expectations that SCD pain is only nociceptive. Few patients, however, took drugs effective for neuropathic pain...
- Reproductive health choices for young adults with sickle cell disease or trait: randomized controlled trial immediate posttest effectsDiana J Wilkie
Center of Excellence for End of Life Transition Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7352, USA
Nurs Res 62:352-61. 2013..Efficacy of CHOICES compared with usual care must be evaluated...
- Pain and symptom management in palliative care and at end of lifeDiana J Wilkie
Center of Excellence for End of Life Transition Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Nurs Outlook 60:357-64. 2012..One approach to addressing the gaps will involve assessment and management of pain and symptoms as multidimensional experiences in people receiving palliative care and at end of life...
- Neuropathic and nociceptive pain in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiation therapyJoel B Epstein
University of Illinois Cancer Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Head Neck Oncol 1:26. 2009..The purpose of this study was to assess the trajectory of orofacial and other pain during and following treatment, using patient reports of neuropathic pain and nociceptive pain and pain impact...
- TNEEL workshop. Interactive methods for teaching end-of-life careDiana J Wilkie
College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Nurs Educ Perspect 25:26-9. 2004..Findings support the workshop as an effective way to facilitate adoption of this innovative educational resource and support the development of a nation-wide training plan for TNEEL with experiential workshops...
- Sickle cell disease: an opportunity for palliative care across the life spanDiana J Wilkie
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science MC 802, Center for End of Life Transition Research, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Avenue, Room 660, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
Nurs Clin North Am 45:375-97. 2010....
- Extending computer technology to hospice research: interactive pentablet measurement of symptoms by hospice cancer patients in their homesDiana J Wilkie
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
J Palliat Med 12:599-602. 2009..Visibility of pain and distress is the first step necessary for the hospice team to develop a care plan for improving control of noxious symptoms...
- Effects of coaching patients with lung cancer to report cancer painDiana Wilkie
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
West J Nurs Res 32:23-46. 2010..Although coaching increases the amount of pain data communicated to providers by patients with lung cancer, the magnitude is small and does not lead to improved adequacy of analgesics prescribed for each patient's pain level...
- Reproductive decisions in people with sickle cell disease or sickle cell traitAgatha M Gallo
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
West J Nurs Res 32:1073-90. 2010..These findings enhance understanding of the reproductive experiences in people with SCD and SCT and provide the groundwork for developing an educational intervention focused on making informed decisions about becoming a parent...
- Anxiety, depression, and pain: differences by primary cancerDena J Fischer
Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7213, USA
Support Care Cancer 18:801-10. 2010..Psychological factors that may alter pain perception in cancer patients have not been well studied. The study purpose was to explore differences in pain, anxiety, and depression by type of primary cancer...
- Pediatric nurses' cognitive representations of children's painCatherine Van Hulle Vincent
Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Pain 11:854-63. 2010..The 3CM method provided insights into nurses' thinking about pain that are indicative of gaps, which may be amenable to interventions...
- Symptom cluster experience profiles in adult survivors of childhood cancersLorna Finnegan
Department of Health Systems Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 38:258-69. 2009..The findings warrant additional research to confirm the subgroup-specific symptom cluster experience profiles in larger studies of ACC-survivors...
- Developing a blended course on dying, loss, and griefKaren Kavanaugh
Center for End of Life Transition Research, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, Room 848, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
Nurse Educ 34:126-31. 2009..Course evaluations demonstrated the success of the blended course in comparison to the traditional, exclusive face-to-face approach...
- Correlates of physical activity in young adult survivors of childhood cancersLorna Finnegan
College of Nursing, The University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E60-9. 2007..To examine correlates of participation in regular physical activities among young adult survivors of childhood cancers...
- Neurobiological mechanisms of pain in sickle cell diseaseZaijie J Wang
Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2010:403-8. 2010..Coupled with emerging animal models of SCD pain, we can now start to elucidate neurobiological mechanisms underlying pain in SCD, which may lead to better understanding and effective therapies...
- Cognitive testing of PAINReportIt in adult African Americans with sickle cell diseaseAruna Jha
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, Chicago, IL, USA
Comput Inform Nurs 28:141-50. 2010..These revisions could further enhance the technological aspects, usability, and cultural appropriateness of the tool for African Americans with sickle cell disease...
- Pain barriers: psychometrics of a 13-item questionnaireDebra Boyd-Seale
College of Nursing, Department of Health Systems Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Nurs Res 59:93-101. 2010..Research instruments that effectively measure key pain constructs without needlessly taxing participants are invaluable to investigative processes...
- A computerized survey of pain in Parkinson's disease patients: A pilot feasibility studyDavid B Page
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Chicago, IL, USA
Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:139-41. 2010..PAINReportIt was feasible as a data-collection modality among our PD cohort, and with modifications may be used as both an investigative instrument and clinical tool for the evaluation of PD-related pain syndromes...
- Gender differences in symptom experiences of patients with acute coronary syndromesWan Chen
School of Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 30:553-62. 2005..Significant gender differences were observed in the reports of several symptoms associated with ACS. This study is the first to identify different pain/discomfort referral patterns between men and women that require further validation...
- Clinicians communicating with patients experiencing cancer painDonna L Berry
Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, University of Washington, Box 357266, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
Cancer Invest 21:374-81. 2003..The purpose of this study was to describe verbal communication behaviors and interactions between providers and patients reporting cancer pain...
- Developing a computerized data collection and decision support system for cancer pain managementHsiu Ying Huang
Cancer Pain and Symptom Management Research Group, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Medicine, Box 357266, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
Comput Inform Nurs 21:206-17. 2003..The advantages of using the system, as compared with use of the traditional pain management process, are discussed...
- Usability of a computerized PAINReportIt in the general public with pain and people with cancer painDiana J Wilkie
School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 25:213-24. 2003..Improved directions and practice screens would likely improve patients' independence in completing PAINReportIt, which would free clinicians to focus direct communication on more complex pain issues...
- Technology survey of nursing programs: implications for electronic end-of-life teaching tool developmentMarjorie J Wells
School of Nursing, University if Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
Comput Inform Nurs 21:29-36. 2003..Our findings have numerous implications for the development of electronic teaching materials for nursing...
- Technology available in nursing programs: implications for developing virtual end-of-life educational toolsMarjorie J Wells
University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle 98195, USA
J Cancer Educ 17:92-6. 2002..To overcome insufficient attention to end-of-life (EOL) care in nursing education, the authors are developing the "Toolkit for Nursing Excellence at End-of-Life Transition" (TNEEL)...