R McCorkle

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Talking about a cancer diagnosis
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 21:40-1. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Perceptions of roles, practice patterns, and professional growth opportunities: broadening the scope of advanced practice in oncology
    Ruth McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:382-7. 2012
  3. pmc Self-management: Enabling and empowering patients living with cancer as a chronic illness
    Ruth McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:50-62. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The silent killer: psychological issues in ovarian cancer
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University School of Nursing, 100 Church St South, PO Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 17:300-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhancing caregiver outcomes in palliative care
    R McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06536 0740, USA
    Cancer Control 8:36-45. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Healthcare utilization in women after abdominal surgery for ovarian cancer
    Ruth McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Nurs Res 60:47-57. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary collaboration in the pursuit of science to improve psychosocial cancer care
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Psychooncology 20:538-43. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Effects of a nursing intervention on quality of life outcomes in post-surgical women with gynecological cancers
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale School of Nursing, Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Psychooncology 18:62-70. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain attitudes and knowledge among RNs, pharmacists, and physicians on an inpatient oncology service
    Ying Xue
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:687-95. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurses' communication of prognosis and implications for hospice referral: a study of nurses caring for terminally ill hospitalized patients
    Dena Schulman-Green
    Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:64-70. 2005

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Talking about a cancer diagnosis
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 21:40-1. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Perceptions of roles, practice patterns, and professional growth opportunities: broadening the scope of advanced practice in oncology
    Ruth McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 16:382-7. 2012
    ..A model of advanced oncology practice needs to be developed that will empower APPs to provide high-quality patient care at the fullest extent of their knowledge and competence...
  3. pmc Self-management: Enabling and empowering patients living with cancer as a chronic illness
    Ruth McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 61:50-62. 2011
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint The silent killer: psychological issues in ovarian cancer
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University School of Nursing, 100 Church St South, PO Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 17:300-8. 2003
    ..The importance of screening for psychological distress is emphasized...
  5. ncbi request reprint Enhancing caregiver outcomes in palliative care
    R McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06536 0740, USA
    Cancer Control 8:36-45. 2001
    ..Families are increasingly replacing skilled health care workers in the delivery of unfamiliar complex care to their relatives with cancer, despite other obligations and responsibilities that characterize their lives...
  6. doi request reprint Healthcare utilization in women after abdominal surgery for ovarian cancer
    Ruth McCorkle
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Nurs Res 60:47-57. 2011
    ..Contributing to these increased utilization rates are the multiple modalities used to treat ovarian cancer and the complications and side effects from those treatments...
  7. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary collaboration in the pursuit of science to improve psychosocial cancer care
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Psychooncology 20:538-43. 2011
    ..Drawing on her substantial research experience in oncology and nursing, the 2009 Fox Award winner, Dr McCorkle, describes ways to advance the science of psychosocial oncology through collaboration...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of a nursing intervention on quality of life outcomes in post-surgical women with gynecological cancers
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale School of Nursing, Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Psychooncology 18:62-70. 2009
    ..There are no studies reporting interventions addressing these needs post-hospital discharge in this population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pain attitudes and knowledge among RNs, pharmacists, and physicians on an inpatient oncology service
    Ying Xue
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 11:687-95. 2007
    ..A need exists for educational programs in pain management for healthcare providers, especially for those who do not routinely care for patients with cancer...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nurses' communication of prognosis and implications for hospice referral: a study of nurses caring for terminally ill hospitalized patients
    Dena Schulman-Green
    Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Crit Care 14:64-70. 2005
    ..Although nurses are ideally situated to facilitate communication about prognosis and hospice referral among patients, patients' family members, and hospital staff, nurses do not always assume this task...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of advanced practice nursing on patient and spouse depressive symptoms, sexual function, and marital interaction after radical prostatectomy
    Ruth McCorkle
    Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, Yale University, School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    Urol Nurs 27:65-77; discussion 78-80. 2007
    ..Spouses reported significantly higher levels of depressive symptoms and significantly more marital interaction distress compared to patients. Patients reported significantly more distress pertaining to sexual function than their spouses...
  12. pmc Homecare referrals and 12-week outcomes following surgery for cancer
    Kathryn H Bowles
    NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:377-83. 2008
    ..To determine characteristics of patients undergoing cancer surgery who do and do not receive homecare referral after hospitalization, relative to poor discharge outcomes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Describing an episode of home nursing care for elderly postsurgical cancer patients
    Linda C Hughes
    School of Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, 77555 1029, USA
    Nurs Res 51:110-8. 2002
    ..While studies have documented the beneficial effect of home care for cancer patients, the actual interventions implemented during these studies have not been well described...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nurses' use of palliative care practices in the acute care setting
    E H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT, 06520-8034 USA
    J Prof Nurs 17:14-22. 2001
    ..However, many report having limited training and substantial gaps in knowledge about hospice among this group of nurses, suggesting greater attention to palliative care and hospice may be warranted in nursing educational programs...
  15. ncbi request reprint At the crossroads: making the transition to hospice
    Dena Schulman-Green
    School of Nursing, Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Palliat Support Care 2:351-60. 2004
    ....
  16. pmc Will older persons and their clinicians use a shared decision-making instrument?
    Aanand D Naik
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:640-3. 2005
    ..To examine experiences of older persons and their clinicians with shared decision making (SDM) and their willingness to use an SDM instrument...
  17. ncbi request reprint Unlicensed staff members' experiences with patients' pain on an inpatient oncology unit: implications for redesigning the care delivery system
    Dena Schulman-Green
    Yale University School of Nursing, 100 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Cancer Nurs 28:340-7. 2005
    ..Findings provide insight into the role of unlicensed staff, and have implications for the educational preparation of this group as well as the nature of their participation in the care delivery system...
  18. doi request reprint Patterns of symptoms in women after gynecologic surgery
    Shan Liu
    Department of Nursing, School of Medicine, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E133-40. 2010
    ..To explore patterns of symptoms over time and the relationships between selected demographic and clinical characteristics...
  19. ncbi request reprint Goal setting as a shared decision making strategy among clinicians and their older patients
    Dena J Schulman-Green
    Yale University School of Nursing, 100 Church Street South, P O Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 63:145-51. 2006
    ..To enhance participation, we sought to understand how older adults consider and discuss their life and health goals during the clinical encounter...
  20. ncbi request reprint Symptom assessment in community-dwelling older adults with advanced chronic disease
    Lisa M Walke
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 20 York Street, TMP B15, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:31-7. 2006
    ..The benefit obtained from incorporating both the intensity and bothersome nature of a longer list of symptoms may outweigh the potential increase in respondent burden...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nurses' attitudes and practice related to hospice care
    Laura D Cramer
    Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 35:249-55. 2003
    ..To describe characteristics, attitudes, and communications of nurses regarding hospice and caring for terminally ill patients...
  22. pmc Benefits and challenges in use of a standardized symptom assessment instrument in hospice
    Dena Schulman-Green
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:155-9. 2010
    ..Hospices are now mandated to perform routine quality assessment under the final Medicare Hospice Conditions of Participation, creating an opportunity to explore standardized approaches to monitoring hospice quality...
  23. ncbi request reprint A framework for the study of self- and family management of chronic conditions
    Margaret Grey
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Nurs Outlook 54:278-86. 2006
  24. doi request reprint Managing distress in oncology patients: description of an innovative online educational program for nurses
    Jeannie V Pasacreta
    School of Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 2026, USA
    Cancer Nurs 31:485-90. 2008
    ..Providing information over the Internet addresses common barriers to learning, including schedule and time constraints...
  25. pmc Quality of life among women after surgery for ovarian cancer
    Dena Schulman-Green
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:239-47. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe demographic, clinical, and other risk factors associated with compromised QOL among women who have undergone surgery for ovarian malignancies...
  26. doi request reprint A dimensional analysis of the concept: good death of a child with cancer
    Karrie Hendrickson
    Yale School of Nursing, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 25:127-38. 2008
    ..This analysis is undertaken to clarify the dimensions involved in a good death of a child with cancer and to examine them from 3 perspectives: the dying child, the child's family, and the health care providers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Utilization of comprehensive geriatric assessment in cancer patients
    Cheryl Chia Hui Chen
    Yale University School of Nursing, 100 Church Street South, P O Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 49:53-67. 2004
    ..A selection of literature from between 1980 and 2003 was reviewed. Additional articles were identified through the bibliography of relevant articles...
  28. pmc Range and severity of symptoms over time among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure
    Lisa M Walke
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06504, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2503-8. 2007
    ..Symptoms are a central component of health status; however, little is known about the full range and trajectory of symptoms experienced by persons with chronic diseases other than cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Family perceptions of clinicians' outstanding practices in end-of-life care
    Emily Cherlin
    Yale University, School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Palliat Care 20:113-6. 2004
  30. pmc Tailoring traditional interviewing techniques for qualitative research with seriously ill patients about the end-of-life: a primer
    Dena Schulman-Green
    Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Omega (Westport) 60:89-102. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Appropriate time frames for data collection in quality of life research among cancer patients at the end of life
    Siew Tzuh Tang
    School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Qual Life Res 11:145-55. 2002
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Influences on place of death in Botswana
    Mark Lazenby
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Palliat Support Care 8:177-85. 2010
    ..However, little is known about place of death for people of Southern Africa. This study describes place of death (home or hospital) and potential influencing factors (cause of death, age, gender, occupation, and district of residence)...
  33. pmc Cancer patients' self-reported attitudes about the Internet
    Sheryl P LaCoursiere
    Center for Excellence in Chronic Illness Care, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e22. 2005
    ..Increasing numbers of cancer patients are using the Internet, but little is known about their attitudes toward online health care...
  34. pmc Causal attribution among cancer survivors of the 10 most common cancers
    Leah M Ferrucci
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:121-40. 2011
    ..Additional research in large populations is also needed to determine if other characteristics are associated with identifying modifiable causal attributions and asking "why me."..
  35. ncbi request reprint Mastery of postprostatectomy incontinence and impotence: his work, her work, our work
    S L Maliski
    School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles UCLA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 28:985-92. 2001
    ..To describe couples' experiences of postprostatectomy incontinence and impotence...
  36. ncbi request reprint Information needs of elderly postsurgical cancer patients during the transition from hospital to home
    L C Hughes
    School of Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston 77555 1029, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 32:25-30. 2000
    ..Responding to information needs during the transition to home is important for helping patients and families to appropriately manage illness...
  37. pmc Factors related to the use of dietary supplements by cancer survivors
    Leah M Ferrucci
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:673-80. 2009
    ..We estimated the prevalence of dietary supplement use in a population-based sample of cancer survivors of the 10 most common cancers and examined potential correlates of use...
  38. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of meditation and massage effects on quality of life in people with late-stage disease: a pilot study
    Anna Leila Williams
    Yale Prevention Research Center, New Haven, Connecticut 06418, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:939-52. 2005
    ..Among people subject to physical isolation, meditation benefits may be blunted unless physical contact is also addressed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mixed models incorporating intra-familial correlation through spatial autoregression
    George J Knafl
    Yale University, School of Nursing, 100 Church Street South, New Haven, CT 06536 0740, USA
    Res Nurs Health 28:348-56. 2005
    ..Fixed effects involving general linear models can be included as well. Example analyses were conducted to demonstrate the use of the spatial autoregressive approach for modeling intra-familial correlation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Determinants of place of death for terminal cancer patients
    S T Tang
    Yale University School of Nursing, 100 Church Street South, P.O. Box 9740, New Haven, CT 06536-0740, USA
    Cancer Invest 19:165-80. 2001
    ....
  41. pmc Acceptability of an Electronic Self-Report Assessment Program for patients with cancer
    Seth Wolpin
    University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 98195 7266, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 26:332-8. 2008
    ..We intend to build on our work by using the survey platform in other modalities while ensuring that the patient's preferences are considered at all times...
  42. ncbi request reprint Factors related to depressive symptoms among long-term survivors of cervical cancer
    Ruth McCorkle
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Care Women Int 27:45-58. 2006
    ..Findings from this study warrant additional research with this potentially vulnerable group of women...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spousal responses to prostate cancer: an integrative review
    Lorie A Resendes
    Advanced Practice Nurse, Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, Connecticut 06536 0740, USA
    Cancer Invest 24:192-8. 2006
    ..Only one controlled intervention study was found that attempted to address these concerns. Further controlled studies are needed to address spousal distress...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with distress in urban residential fire survivors
    Anne Keane
    School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 34:11-7. 2002
    ..To identify factors associated with recovery in a sample of urban residential fire survivors...
  45. pmc Models of inter-institutional collaboration to build research capacity for reducing health disparities
    Coretta M Jenerette
    Yale University School of Nursing, New Haven, CT, USA
    Nurs Outlook 56:16-24. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the models of research collaboration that have emerged from the Yale-Howard Partnership Center on Reducing Health Disparities by Self and Family Management...
  46. pmc Fertility among testicular cancer survivors: a case-control study in the U.S
    Christopher Kim
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 4:266-73. 2010
    ..Although TGCT treatment directly affects gonadal tissues, it remains unclear whether there are long-term effects on fertility...
  47. pmc Sexuality and sexual function in long-term survivors of cervical cancer
    Howard P Greenwald
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0626, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:955-63. 2008
    ..Hysterectomy and oophorectomy, two widespread interventions in invasive cervical cancer, have potentially important effects on a woman's self-image and sexuality...
  48. pmc Reducing symptom limitations: a cognitive behavioral intervention randomized trial
    Ardith Doorenbos
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Psychooncology 14:574-84. 2005
    ..The cognitive behavioral intervention was key to decreasing symptom limitations. Findings also suggest that nursing interventions may be particularly helpful to younger individuals in managing cancer-related symptom limitations...
  49. pmc Establishing mild, moderate, and severe scores for cancer-related symptoms: how consistent and clinically meaningful are interference-based severity cut-points?
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:126-35. 2008
    ..The resulting cut-points summarize severity ratings into clinically significant and useful categories that clinicians can use to assess symptoms in their practices...
  50. ncbi request reprint Testing the effects of treatment complications on a cognitive-behavioral intervention for reducing symptom severity
    Alla Sikorskii
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:129-39. 2006
    ..This research begins to specify the clinical conditions under which CBIs are effective in lowering symptom severity...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of nutritional health in a community sample of american elders: a multidimensional approach using roy adaptation model
    Cheryl Chia Hui Chen
    National Taiwan University School of Nursing and National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 28:376-89. 2005
    ..This finding lends support to the notion that multidimensional biopsychosocial factors contribute to the dynamics of nutritional health...
  52. ncbi request reprint Determinants of death in an inpatient hospice for terminally ill cancer patients
    Siew Tzuh Tang
    School of Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Palliat Support Care 2:361-70. 2004
    ..However, the factors associated with death in an inpatient hospice have not been examined in previous studies...
  53. ncbi request reprint The VA Ostomy Health-Related Quality of Life Study: objectives, methods, and patient sample
    Robert S Krouse
    Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Tucson, AZ 85723, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:781-91. 2006
    ..The focus groups further evaluated barriers, concerns, and adaptation methods and skills...
  54. ncbi request reprint Discrepancy in the preferences of place of death between terminally ill cancer patients and their primary family caregivers in Taiwan
    Siew Tzuh Tang
    National Yang Ming University, School of Nursing, Number 155, Sec 2, Li Nong Street, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Soc Sci Med 61:1560-6. 2005
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Remedies and life changes among invasive cervical cancer survivors
    Howard P Greenwald
    School of Policy, Planning, and Development, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Urol Nurs 27:47-53. 2007
    ..Health professionals should inform cervical cancer patients about remedies that women have found valuable in promoting recovery, as well as share information about how survivors have grown personally through the disease experience...
  56. ncbi request reprint From "death sentence" to "good cancer": couples' transformation of a prostate cancer diagnosis
    Sally L Maliski
    Department of Urology, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Box 956900, Los Angeles, CA 90095 6900, USA
    Nurs Res 51:391-7. 2002
    ..This highlighted the need to illuminate this process as a foundation for development of nursing interventions...
  57. ncbi request reprint Use of family proxies in quality of life research for cancer patients at the end of life: a literature review
    Siew Tzuh Tang
    National Yang Ming University, College of Nursing, College of Nursing, 155 Li Nong St, Sec 2, Peitou, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Cancer Invest 20:1086-104. 2002
    ..Several suggestions for future research are provided to better understand the influencing factors of agreement between patients and family assessments and to enhance the quality of statistical analyses on this topic...
  58. pmc Using a conceptual model in nursing research--mitigating fatigue in cancer patients
    Victoria Mock
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Adv Nurs 58:503-12. 2007
    ..This paper is a discussion of the use of the Levine Conservation Model to guide the investigation of an exercise intervention to mitigate cancer-related fatigue...
  59. ncbi request reprint Bringing the world together to advance cancer care: a 15-year odyssey
    Carol Reed Ash
    Kirbo Endowed Chair, Oncology Nursing, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
    Cancer Nurs 27:1S-38S. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Effect of a cognitive behavioral intervention on reducing symptom severity during chemotherapy
    Charles Given
    Department of Family Practice, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, B108 Clinical Center, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:507-16. 2004
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint A single-item approach to screening elders for oral health assessment
    Cheryl Chia-Hui Chen
    School of Nursing, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Nurs Res 56:332-8. 2007
    ..Oral health contributes significantly to overall health. Finding a single item that can be used by primary care providers to screen elders who are in need of oral care is important...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pain and fatigue management: results of a nursing randomized clinical trial
    Barbara Given
    College of Nursing and Institute for Health Care Studies, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:949-56. 2002
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Determinants of congruence between the preferred and actual place of death for terminally ill cancer patients
    Siew Tzuh Tang
    National Yang Ming University, School of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Palliat Care 19:230-7. 2003
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Exercise manages fatigue during breast cancer treatment: a randomized controlled trial
    Victoria Mock
    Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
    Psychooncology 14:464-77. 2005
    ..Adherence to a home-based moderate-intensity walking exercise program may effectively mitigate the high levels of fatigue prevalent during cancer treatment...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of health-related quality of life questionnaires in ambulatory oncology
    Mary E Cooley
    Phyllis F Cantor Center for Research in Nursing and Patient Care Services, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:1239-49. 2005
    ..6% for the SDS to 78.5% for the SF-36, and 80% completion rates ranged from 98.7% for the SDS to 94.9% for the SF-36. Administration of standardized HR-QOL questionnaires is feasible in the clinical setting...
  66. ncbi request reprint Comorbidities play a larger role in predicting health-related quality of life compared to having an ostomy
    Sushma Jain
    Center for Surgical Outcomes and Quality, Department of Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Surg 194:774-9; discussion 779. 2007
    ..Previous research suggests an ostomy worsens health-related quality of life (HR-QOL), but comorbidities also can affect HR-QOL...
  67. ncbi request reprint The tapestry of hospice
    Mary Ann Krisman-Scott
    University of South Florida, College of Nursing, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Holist Nurs Pract 16:32-9. 2002
    ..Nurses' work is often viewed simplistically, and the complexity of simple tasks is hidden. Work examples of nurses in hospice are discussed, and the previously unseen yet central parts of nurses' work are highlighted...
  68. pmc Symptom management for cancer patients: a trial comparing two multimodal interventions
    Alla Sikorskii
    College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:253-64. 2007
    ..The NASM may be more effective than ATSM in retaining lung cancer patients in the intervention. Further testing of ATSM supplemented by NASM for patients with severe symptoms is warranted...
  69. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Male Urogenital Distress Inventory (MUDI) and Male Urinary Symptom Impact Questionnaire (MUSIQ) in patients following radical prostatectomy
    Joanne P Robinson
    Department of Nursing, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Camden, NJ, USA
    Urol Nurs 27:512-8. 2007
    ..Evaluating the reliability, validity, and sensitivity of two of these instruments provides evidence concerning their readiness for use in research and clinical settings...
  70. ncbi request reprint Does a symptom management intervention affect depression among cancer patients: results from a clinical trial
    Charles Given
    Department of Family Practice, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Psychooncology 13:818-30. 2004
    ..Symptoms with an affective component are relatively unaffected by the intervention which was independent of the presence of psychotropic medications...

Research Grants6

  1. Nursing's Impact on QOL Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data analysis will include: mean difference analyses, individual difference analyses, and outcome analyses. The primary analysis will be a multivariate analysis of covariance with repeated measures. ..
  2. American Psychosocial Oncology Society 4th Annual Conference
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in a supplement to the journal Psycho-Oncology, and presentations will be posted on the APOS website. ..
  3. An Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Advanced Cancer
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The intervention will jump start patients' introduction to palliative care at the beginning of their diagnosis and treatment in order to maximize their journey throughout the illness trajectory. ..
  4. An Intervention to Improve Outcomes in Patients with Advanced Cancer
    Ruth McCorkle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention will jump start patients'introduction to palliative care at the beginning of their diagnosis and treatment in order to maximize their journey throughout the illness trajectory. ..