home nursing

Summary

Summary: Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Informal care and health care use of older adults
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, The Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705 3897, USA
    J Health Econ 23:1159-80. 2004
  2. pmc Patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression in caregivers of patients with dementia
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1006-14. 2003
  3. ncbi Do community specialist palliative care services that provide home nursing increase rates of home death for people with life-limiting illnesses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies
    Tim Luckett
    Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials ImPaCCT, South Western Sydney Clinical School, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:279-97. 2013
  4. ncbi Lifestyle interference and emotional distress in family caregivers of advanced cancer patients
    Jill I Cameron
    University of Toronto, Women s Health Program, University Health Network, ON, Canada
    Cancer 94:521-7. 2002
  5. ncbi Childhood chronic-kidney-disease: a longitudinal-qualitative study of families learning to share management early in the trajectory
    Veronica Swallow
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 73:354-62. 2008
  6. ncbi Caregiving as a risk factor for mortality: the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 282:2215-9. 1999
  7. ncbi Determinants of caregiving burden and quality of life in caregivers of stroke patients
    Emily McCullagh
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Stroke 36:2181-6. 2005
  8. ncbi Local fever illness classifications: implications for home management of malaria strategies
    Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1191-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease
    Mary S Mittelman
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 67:1592-9. 2006
  10. ncbi The positive impact of multiple sclerosis (MS) on carers: associations between carer benefit finding and positive and negative adjustment domains
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:985-97. 2005

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  1. ncbi Informal care and health care use of older adults
    Courtney Harold Van Houtven
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, The Durham Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705 3897, USA
    J Health Econ 23:1159-80. 2004
    ..Instrumental variables (IV) estimation controls for the simultaneity of informal and formal care. Informal care reduces home health care use and delays nursing home entry...
  2. pmc Patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression in caregivers of patients with dementia
    Kenneth E Covinsky
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 18:1006-14. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the patient and caregiver characteristics associated with depression among caregivers of patients with dementia...
  3. ncbi Do community specialist palliative care services that provide home nursing increase rates of home death for people with life-limiting illnesses? A systematic review and meta-analysis of comparative studies
    Tim Luckett
    Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials ImPaCCT, South Western Sydney Clinical School, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:279-97. 2013
    ..But more information is needed regarding the relative efficacies of different models. Family caregivers highlight home nursing as the most important service, but it is also likely the most costly.
  4. ncbi Lifestyle interference and emotional distress in family caregivers of advanced cancer patients
    Jill I Cameron
    University of Toronto, Women s Health Program, University Health Network, ON, Canada
    Cancer 94:521-7. 2002
    ..The mediation of lifestyle interference between the amount of care provided and emotional distress was specifically examined...
  5. ncbi Childhood chronic-kidney-disease: a longitudinal-qualitative study of families learning to share management early in the trajectory
    Veronica Swallow
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Patient Educ Couns 73:354-62. 2008
    ..To explore the ways families learn to share management during the early stages of childhood chronic-kidney-disease...
  6. ncbi Caregiving as a risk factor for mortality: the Caregiver Health Effects Study
    R Schulz
    Department of Psychiatry and University Center for Social and Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    JAMA 282:2215-9. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi Determinants of caregiving burden and quality of life in caregivers of stroke patients
    Emily McCullagh
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, King s College, London, UK
    Stroke 36:2181-6. 2005
    ..A large proportion of disabled stroke survivors live at home and are supported by informal caregivers. Identification of determinants of caregiver burden will help to target caregiver interventions...
  8. ncbi Local fever illness classifications: implications for home management of malaria strategies
    Jesca Nsungwa-Sabiiti
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Makerere University, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1191-9. 2004
    ..Village volunteers will distribute pre-packed antimalarials free of charge to caretakers of febrile children 2 months to 5 years ('Homapaks')...
  9. ncbi Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease
    Mary S Mittelman
    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, NY 10016, USA
    Neurology 67:1592-9. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi The positive impact of multiple sclerosis (MS) on carers: associations between carer benefit finding and positive and negative adjustment domains
    Kenneth I Pakenham
    Behaviour Research and Therapy Centre, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, QLD, Australia
    Disabil Rehabil 27:985-97. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi Family caregivers: a shadow workforce in the geriatric health care system?
    Ann Bookman
    MIT Workplace Center, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:1005-41. 2007
    ..It suggests that the experiences of family caregivers must be central to the creation of new policies and a more coordinated system that uses the complex work of family caregivers by providing the training and support that they need...
  12. ncbi Continuation of caregiving among partners who give total care to spouses with multiple sclerosis
    Hennie R Boeije
    Department of Methodology and Statistics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Health Soc Care Community 11:242-52. 2003
    ..For community care, it is important to consider the negotiations between partners and the impact of caregiving on their relationship...
  13. ncbi A meta-synthesis describing the relationships between patients, informal caregivers and health professionals in home-care settings
    Berit Lindahl
    University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, the Institute of Health and Caring Sciences, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 20:454-63. 2011
    ..The present study describes, through a meta-synthesis, the relationship between patients, informal caregivers and health professionals involved in home care...
  14. ncbi Home nursing and home help for dementia patients: Predictors for utilization and expected quality from a family caregiver's point of view
    Elmar Graessel
    Erlangen University Hospital, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, Schwabachanlage 6, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:233-8. 2011
    Little is known about the factors that influence utilization of home nursing and home help or about quality expectations of family caregivers of a dementia patient. These questions are addressed in the following paper...
  15. ncbi Does informal care from adult children reduce nursing home admissions for the elderly?
    Anthony T Lo Sasso
    Institute for Health Services Research and Policy Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Inquiry 39:279-97. 2002
    ..However, we found no significant reduction in nursing home admissions when help was measured more broadly to include assistance with chores and errands...
  16. ncbi Feasibility and acceptability of the use of artemether-lumefantrine in the home management of uncomplicated malaria in children 6-59 months old in Ghana
    Amanua M Chinbuah
    Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, PO Box GP 184, Accra, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1003-16. 2006
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  17. ncbi Measuring both negative and positive reactions to giving care to cancer patients: psychometric qualities of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment (CRA)
    C Nijboer
    Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Department of Social Medicine, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 48:1259-69. 1999
    ..Construct validity was supported. The CRA proves to be a feasible, reliable and valid instrument for assessing both negative and positive reactions to caregiving among partners of patients with cancer...
  18. ncbi Effect of long-term care insurance on communication/recording tasks for in-home nursing care services
    Yoshihisa Hirakawa
    Department of Geriatrics, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsuruma cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, Aichi 466 8550, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 38:101-13. 2004
    ..Participants were clients using the institution's in-home nursing services and all staff in a medical institution located in the Mikawa region of Aichi Prefecture, Japan...
  19. ncbi Service use and needs of people with motor neurone disease and their carers in Scotland
    E R van Teijlingen
    Department of Public Health and Dugald Baird Centre for Research on Women s Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, Scotland, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 9:397-403. 2001
    ..As found in similar studies, the formal health and social care sectors in conjunction with voluntary organisations are only partially managing the trajectory of patients with a rare progressive degenerative disease...
  20. ncbi Home management of febrile convulsion in an African population: a comparison of urban and rural mothers' knowledge attitude and practice
    G E Ofovwe
    Department of Child Health, University of Benin Teaching Hospital, P M B 1111, Benin City, Nigeria
    J Neurol Sci 200:49-52. 2002
    ..Other home remedies include kerosene, fuel and crude oil. Mass enlightenment campaign for the community, especially the rural, against use of harmful traditional remedies to treat FC at home is strongly advised...
  21. ncbi Respite care for caregivers and people with severe mental illness: literature review
    Yun Hee Jeon
    Nursing Research Officer, Health and Ageing Research Unit, South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 49:297-306. 2005
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  22. ncbi Economic evaluation of a geriatric rehabilitation programme: a randomized controlled trial
    Sari Kehusmaa
    Social Insurance Institution of Finland, Research Department, Turku, Finland
    J Rehabil Med 42:949-55. 2010
    ..Cost-effectiveness of a geriatric rehabilitation programme...
  23. ncbi The cost of behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) in community dwelling Alzheimer's disease patients
    Michal Schnaider Beeri
    Memory Clinic, Sheba Medical Center, Israel
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:403-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the direct and indirect cost related to the care of BPSD within a prospective study examining the overall cost of AD in Israel...
  24. ncbi Economic evaluation of donepezil in moderate to severe Alzheimer disease
    H Feldman
    Division of Neurology, UBC Hospital, Clinic for Alzheimer s Disease and Related Disorders, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Neurology 63:644-50. 2004
    ..To investigate the costs to society of Alzheimer disease (AD) care in a multinational, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of donepezil in patients with moderate to severe AD...
  25. ncbi The impact of incontinence on older spousal caregivers
    Colin Cassells
    Victorian Continence Resource Centre, cl St Georges Health Service, 283 Cotham Road, Kew, Victoria 3101, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 42:607-16. 2003
    ..Incontinence, however, has been relatively unexplored, despite being a common problem faced by caregivers, and being recognised as a major caregiver burden and predictor of institutional placement...
  26. pmc Caring for elderly people at home: the consequences to caregivers
    E Grunfeld
    Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre, University of Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 157:1101-5. 1997
    ..Community-based surveillance strategies are needed to determine the true health, quality-of-life and economic outcomes of these restructuring initiatives...
  27. ncbi Quality of life instruments for caregivers of patients with cancer: a review of their psychometric properties
    Ben Edwards
    School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 25:342-9. 2002
    ..The development of reliable and valid caregiver quality of life measures is an important factor in developing interventions to enhance quality of life of caregivers of patients with cancer...
  28. pmc Factors associated with quality of life of outpatients with breast cancer and gynecologic cancers and their family caregivers: a controlled study
    Abdel W Awadalla
    Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    BMC Cancer 7:102. 2007
    ....
  29. pmc Home-based management of fever in rural Uganda: community perceptions and provider opinions
    Xavier Nsabagasani
    Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development UPHOLD, Nakawa House Box 40070, Kampala Uganda
    Malar J 6:11. 2007
    ..In this study, community perceptions, health worker and drug provider opinions about the community based distribution of HOMAPAK and its effect on the use of other antimalarials were assessed...
  30. ncbi Toward a model of quality of life for family caregivers of stroke survivors
    Carole L White
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Qual Life Res 13:625-38. 2004
    ..This model provides a framework for investigating how the caregiving experience impacts on the caregiver's QoL...
  31. pmc Impact of home-based management of malaria on health outcomes in Africa: a systematic review of the evidence
    Heidi Hopkins
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA c o MU UCSF Malaria Research Collaboration, P, O, Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 6:134. 2007
    ..HMM has been implemented in several African countries, and artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) will likely be introduced into these programmes on a wide scale...
  32. ncbi Functional ability and health complaints among older people with a combination of public and informal care vs. public care only
    Staffan Karlsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:136-48. 2008
    ..The results indicate that there is a shift from the substitution to the complementary model and highlights that attention to the family carers is needed...
  33. ncbi The Savvy Caregiver program: the demonstrated effectiveness of a transportable dementia caregiver psychoeducation program
    Kenneth Hepburn
    Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:30-6. 2007
    ..The program demonstrated that it could be offered in a variety of settings and that it had benefit for caregivers...
  34. ncbi Caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease: a qualitative study from the Indian 10/66 Dementia Research Network
    K S Shaji
    Department of Psychiatry, Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, India
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1-6. 2003
    ..There is reliance upon families as the cornerstone of support and care. However, surprisingly little is known of the care arrangements for people with dementia and the strain experienced by their family caregivers...
  35. ncbi Early treatment of childhood fevers with pre-packaged antimalarial drugs in the home reduces severe malaria morbidity in Burkina Faso
    Sodiomon Bienvenu Sirima
    Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ministere de la Sante, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa
    Trop Med Int Health 8:133-9. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi Care arrangements for people with dementia in developing countries
    Martin Prince
    Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:170-7. 2004
    ..Rapid demographic ageing will soon lead to large increases in the numbers of persons with dementia in developing countries. This study is the first comprehensive assessment of care arrangements for people with dementia in those regions...
  37. ncbi The paradox of home management of malaria with artemisinin combinations
    Derek Charlwood
    Trends Parasitol 20:405-6. 2004
  38. ncbi Social support and burden among caregivers of patients with dementia in Malaysia
    Wan Yuen Choo
    Health Research Development Unit, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Asia Pac J Public Health 15:23-9. 2003
    ..Interventions should be designed for specific needs of caregivers of different ethnicities...
  39. ncbi Home management of childhood diarrhoea in southern Mali--implications for the introduction of zinc treatment
    Amy A Ellis
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:701-12. 2007
    ..Similarities with formative research conducted for a previous generation of diarrhoea control programmes are discussed...
  40. ncbi Employment, child care, and mental health of mothers caring for children assisted by technology
    U Thyen
    Klinik für Pädiatrie der Medizinischen Universität zu Lübeck, Kahlhorststr 31 35, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Pediatrics 103:1235-42. 1999
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  41. ncbi [The experience of family carers of older people in the use of support services in Europe: selected findings from the EUROFAMCARE project]
    G Lamura
    INRCA, Department of Gerontological Research, Ancona, Italy
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 39:429-42. 2006
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  42. pmc Malaria control in Bungoma District, Kenya: a survey of home treatment of children with fever, bednet use and attendance at antenatal clinics
    M J Hamel
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 79:1014-23. 2001
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  43. pmc Caregivers' perceived treatment failure in home-based management of fever among Ugandan children aged less than five years
    Mugagga Malimbo
    Ministry Health, Epidemiological Surveillance Division, PO Box 7272, Kampala, Uganda
    Malar J 5:124. 2006
    ..Home-based management of fever (HBMF) could improve prompt access to antimalarial medicines for African children. However, the perception of treatment failure by caregivers has not been assessed...
  44. ncbi Informal costs of dementia care: estimates from the National Longitudinal Caregiver Study
    M J Moore
    Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 56:S219-28. 2001
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  45. ncbi Knowledge and home management of malaria fever by mothers and care givers of under five children
    O I Fawole
    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, College of Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 20:152-7. 2001
    ..Only 16(4.3%) of the children received anti-malarial on the day the illness began. There is the need for education programmes on malaria for mothers, especially for young, illiterate and unskilled mothers, including the family elders...
  46. ncbi Pre-hospital treatment of febrile illness in children attending the General Outpatients Clinic, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    I O Ajayi
    General Outpatients Clinic, University College Hospital Ihbdan, Oyo State, Nigeria
    Afr J Med Med Sci 35:85-91. 2006
    ..It underscores the need to empower caregivers by appropriate education on knowledge, attitude and practice of the management including home management of malaria...
  47. pmc Addressing the caregiving crisis
    Rosalynn Carter
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A02. 2008
  48. ncbi Comparisons of the cost-effectiveness among hospital chronic care, nursing home placement, home nursing care and family care for severe stroke patients
    L Chiu
    School of Kang Ning Junior College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 33:380-6. 2001
    ..This study compared the cost and effectiveness of long-term institutional care and home care for stroke patients with severe physical disabilities...
  49. ncbi Respite care for frail older people and their family carers: concept analysis and user focus group findings of a pan-European nursing research project
    E J Hanson
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Gerontological and Continuing Care Nursing, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England
    J Adv Nurs 30:1396-407. 1999
    ..Recommendations within the context of the ACTION research project are put forward to enable family carers and the persons they care for to make informed choices about respite care...
  50. ncbi Why caregivers of people with dementia and memory loss don't use services
    Henry Brodaty
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Australia
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:537-46. 2005
    ..To develop a typography of the characteristics of caregivers of community dwelling people with dementia or memory loss who do not use services and empirically investigate the reasons for service non-use...
  51. ncbi Determinants of quality of life in stroke survivors and their informal caregivers
    Ann Cathrin Jonsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Neurology, University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Stroke 36:803-8. 2005
    ..Our hypothesis was that informal caregivers would have better QOL than patients at both follow-ups, and that changes, if any, would be related to the patients' status...
  52. ncbi Peritoneal and pleural ports for management of refractory ascites and pleural effusions: assessment of impact on patient quality of life and hospice/home nursing care
    Wayne L Monsky
    University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:811-7. 2009
    ..Subcutaneous peritoneal and pleural port catheters are an alternative therapeutic option. We evaluate the clinical utility of this approach and the impact on quality of life (QOL) and home/hospice care...
  53. ncbi The value of informal care--a further investigation of the feasibility of contingent valuation in informal caregivers
    Claudine de Meijer
    Erasmus MC, Department of Health Policy and Management, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Econ 19:755-71. 2010
    ..The differences between WTP and WTA valuations were small.Based on sensitivity CV appears to be a useful method to value informal care for use in economic evalations, non-response, however, remains a matter of concern...
  54. ncbi Home management of childhood febrile illnesses in a rural community in Nigeria
    Adenike A E Olaogun
    College of Health Sciences, Abafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Aust J Rural Health 13:97-101. 2005
    ..To assess the care given to febrile children under 5 years old at home prior to attending health facility...
  55. ncbi The relationship of caregiver coping to family outcomes during the initial year following pediatric traumatic injury
    S L Wade
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3039, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:406-15. 2001
    ..Conversely, the use of humor was related to diminishing distress following TBI but unrelated to distress following orthopedic injuries. Results are discussed in terms of the implications for intervention following TBI...
  56. ncbi Caring as worrying: the experience of spousal carers
    Jenny Cheung
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Jenny Cheung vu edu au
    J Adv Nurs 47:475-82. 2004
    ..Carer stress has been explored, but little has been written about the meaning of caring to informal carers...
  57. ncbi [The cost of severe dementia]
    Marie Eve Joël
    Universite Paris Dauphine, Paris, France
    Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 3:S57-64. 2005
    ..Setting up reliable indicators for the cost of dementia is a long process, which needs a clear definition of the target population of the measurement...
  58. ncbi Home and community management of acute respiratory infections in children in eight Ugandan districts
    Karin Kallander
    Division of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Trop Paediatr 25:283-91. 2005
    ..In Uganda, the Home-Based Management (HBM) strategy treats all childhood fevers as malaria in the community, ignoring the pneumonia symptom overlap...
  59. ncbi Characteristics of family/friend care networks of frail seniors
    Janet Fast
    Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Can J Aging 23:5-19. 2004
    ..These risk factors appear to be poorly reflected in most existing policy...
  60. ncbi Tactful monitoring: how thai caregivers manage their relative with schizophrenia at home
    Pennapa Dangdomyouth
    Faculty of Nursing, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:37-50. 2008
    ..Limited provision for caregiver education and respite exists. If education and increased respite care were instituted, caregivers could benefit, and patients might avoid expensive inpatient visits...
  61. ncbi 'The intruder': spouses' narratives about life with a chronically ill partner
    Monica Eriksson
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 15:324-33. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to illuminate the meaning of middle-aged spouse's experiences of living with a chronically ill partner. A purposive sample of four female spouses was selected for interviews using a narrative approach...
  62. ncbi Stroke: the increasing complexity of carer needs
    Chantal Ski
    Deakin University s Eastern Health School of Nursing, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    J Neurosci Nurs 39:172-9. 2007
    ..This study highlighted that a lack of appropriate discharge planning, in conjunction with early discharge of stroke survivors, can have an impact on the rehabilitation process and place increased and unrealistic demands on carers...
  63. ncbi Caring for the caregivers
    Jeanne M Sorrell
    School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 45:17-20. 2007
    ..Through listening to caregivers, nurses and other health care professionals can better understand the embedded values, goals, joys, and disappointments that connect their lives with those for whom they care...
  64. ncbi Living with heart failure; patient and carer perspectives
    J F Pattenden
    British Heart Foundation Care and Education Research Group, Department of Health Sciences, Seebohm Rowntree Building Area 4, University of York, York YO10 5DD, England, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs 6:273-9. 2007
    ..Psychosocial support and rehabilitation services provided at diagnosis and after an acute episode would enable families to better manage living with this syndrome...
  65. ncbi Spousal caregiving for stroke survivors
    Ursula Eileen Coombs
    Palliative Care Service, Western Regional Integrated Health Authority, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada
    J Neurosci Nurs 39:112-9. 2007
    ..This study contributes to healthcare providers' understanding and knowledge of spousal caregivers for stroke survivors, and supports the need for continued research in this area...
  66. ncbi Barriers and facilitators to caring for individuals with stroke in the community: the family's experience
    Carole L White
    Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas 78229, USA
    Can J Neurosci Nurs 29:5-12. 2007
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  67. ncbi Spiritual well-being and caregiver burden in Alzheimer's caregivers
    Wanda Raby Spurlock
    Graduate Nursing Program at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 26:154-61. 2005
    ..Findings implicate the need for further investigation and development of culturally relevant caregiver intervention strategies and programs that incorporate spirituality as a core component...
  68. ncbi The influence of end-of-life cancer care on caregivers
    Ardith Z Doorenbos
    Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health System, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Res Nurs Health 30:270-81. 2007
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  69. ncbi Caregiver coping in dementing illness--implications for short-term respite care
    Norman Upton
    Dementia Care Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire, England
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 10:1180-96. 2005
    ..The high status of the respite concept as coping enhancer is highlighted along with the dangers of using an intervention, which can paradoxically accelerate expensive, unwanted and primarily unnecessary long-term care placement...
  70. ncbi Hip fracture: family caregivers' burden and related factors for older people in Taiwan
    Pi Chu Lin
    Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Clin Nurs 14:719-26. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the burden experienced by caregivers during the transition from hospital to home...
  71. ncbi Caring for the seriously mentally ill in Thailand: Buddhist family caregiving
    Hunsa Sethabouppha
    Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 19:44-57. 2005
    ..A model of Thai Buddhist caregiving, constructed from the five major themes, is presented...
  72. ncbi Caring for a person with dementia: exploring relationships between perceived burden, depression, coping and well-being
    Ronelle McConaghy
    James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 7:81-91. 2005
    ..The well-being of carers can be enhanced through strategies which lead to a reduced perception of burden, with respite services providing tangible relief from burden...
  73. ncbi Influence of caregiver stress and coping on glycemic control of young children with diabetes
    Lynda Stallwood
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80123, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 19:293-300. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to examine the influence of caregiver stress, perceived stress and coping on home management and glycemic control of young children with type 1 diabetes...
  74. ncbi Identifying the needs of carers in mental health services
    Nathan Gregory
    Gloucester Assertive Community Treatment Team, Gloucestershire Partnership NHS Trust
    Nurs Times 102:32-5. 2006
    ..To assess all carers in the Gloucester Assertive Community Treatment Team and identify their needs...
  75. ncbi Women's views of caring for family members: use of respite care
    Sirpa Salin
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Finland
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:37-45. 2007
    ..The results of the study challenge health care professionals to commit themselves to family-centered work, in which knowing the family's history and current life situation is key to providing high-quality services...
  76. ncbi Caregiver perspectives on safety in home dementia care
    Helen W Lach
    Saint Louis University School of Nursing, St Louis, MO, USA
    West J Nurs Res 29:993-1014. 2007
    ..Caregivers described different stages of adopting actions to prevent accidents and injuries consistent with the TTM. The TTM warrants further study for understanding how to help caregivers make changes to promote safe care...
  77. ncbi The health of family caregivers of older impaired persons in Lebanon: an interview survey
    Joëlle Séoud
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Université Saint Joseph
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:259-72. 2007
    ..However, there are few formal resources to support these families. This study is informed by a theoretical framework of stress...
  78. ncbi Caring for a family member with Alzheimer's disease: coping with caregiver burden post-nursing home placement
    Joan Garity
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Boston 02125, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 32:39-48. 2006
    ..Factors that decreased family caregivers' coping were role disruption, guilt over placement, and uncertainty about the future...
  79. ncbi Older husbands as caregivers of their wives: a descriptive study of the context and relational aspects of care
    Francine Ducharme
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite de Montreal, Centre de Recherche, Institut Universitaire de Geriatrie de Montreal, 4565 Queen Mary Road, Montreal, QC, Canada H3W 1W5
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:567-79. 2006
    ..This study contributes to knowledge on male caregivers and provides directions for nursing practice and research...
  80. ncbi Problems of new caregivers of persons with stroke
    Linda L Pierce
    College of Nursing, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 31:166-72; discussion 173. 2006
    ..Nurses could use these findings to identify and focus on self-care needs of caregivers and to implement problem-resolution strategies...
  81. ncbi Experiences and demands of families with mentally ill people at home in Botswana
    Esther S Seloilwe
    Department of Nursing Education, University of Botswana, Gaborone
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:262-8. 2006
    ..To describe the experiences and demands of families who care for their mentally ill relatives at home in Botswana...
  82. ncbi Exploration into the variance in self-reported health-related quality of life between the chronically-ill elderly and their family caregivers
    Min Huey Chung
    Department of Nursing, Songshan Armed Forces General Hospital, and School of Nursing, National Defense Medical Center, Institute of Medical Sciences, Tzu Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    J Nurs Res 15:175-82. 2007
    ....
  83. ncbi How much should we expect? Family caregiving of AIDS patients in rural Uganda
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Transcult Nurs 18:358-65. 2007
    ..Serious work overload and low health status were reported. The high burden of caregiving puts family caregivers at risk for decreased health status and increased social isolation and depression...
  84. ncbi Family caregiving of persons living with HIV/AIDS in Thailand: caregiver burden, an outcome measure
    Niranart Vithayachockitikhun
    Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 4904, USA
    Int J Nurs Pract 12:123-8. 2006
    ....
  85. ncbi Factors associated with the self-reported health status of female caregivers of AIDS patients
    Walter Kipp
    University of Alberta
    West J Nurs Res 30:20-33; discussion 34-8. 2008
    ..The self-reported health of female caregivers indicates poor health. Lower caregiver health is associated with lower income, rented accommodation, little support, and stigmatization of the caregiver by relatives...
  86. ncbi Family carers in stroke care: examining the relationship between problem-solving, depression and general health
    Sue Yeung
    Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital, Hong Kong
    J Clin Nurs 16:344-52. 2007
    ....
  87. ncbi African-American caregivers' expectations of physicians: gaining insights into the key issues of caregivers' concerns
    Vicki T Lampley-Dallas
    Donald W Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, OK 73104 5028, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 16:18-23. 2005
    ..Further studies in this area can add to the sparsely available information...
  88. ncbi The impact of stroke on the well-being of the patient's spouse: an exploratory study
    Peter Draper
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:264-71. 2007
    ..The impact of impairment of speech was also investigated...
  89. ncbi The meaning of incontinence in dementia care
    Norman Upton
    Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Nottinghamshire, England
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 11:1200-10. 2005
    ..This relationship, described and discussed from a caregiver perspective, provides a valuable example of the need for a paradigm shift in the way professionals and services support and care for people with dementia and their spouses...
  90. ncbi Coping among African-American daughters caring for aging parents
    Sheila Jones-Cannon
    Hampton University, College of Virginia Beach, VA 23462, USA
    ABNF J 16:118-23. 2005
    ..A higher proportion of African-American caregivers reported having suffered physical and mental problems because of caregiving (U. S. Department of Health & Human Services, 2005)...
  91. ncbi Family caregivers in rural Uganda: the hidden reality
    Walter Kipp
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 28:856-71. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Caregiving by family and friends of adults receiving dialysis
    Heather Beanlands
    School of Nursing, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Nephrol Nurs J 32:621-31. 2005
    ..These findings have important implications for nephrology nurses in planning care that acknowledges and supports the contributions of "lay" caregivers...
  93. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of caregiving to stroke patients
    Mina Singh
    School of Nursing, Atkinson Faculty of Liberal and Professional Studies, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Axone 27:18-24. 2005
    ..The caregiver's sense of mastery was found to moderate the relationship between lifestyle impact and emotional well-being and also between caregiver satisfaction and emotional well-being...
  94. ncbi Caring for the terminally ill: experiences of Latvian family caregivers
    I Kalnins
    Saint Louis University School of Nursing, 3525 Caroline Mall, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 53:129-35. 2006
    ..To increase understanding of the experiences and needs of family caregivers of terminally ill persons in Latvia...
  95. ncbi Psychometric properties of a modified version of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale measuring caregiving and post-caregiving reactions of caregivers of cancer patients
    Yaacov G Bachner
    Department of Sociology of Health, Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be er Sheva, Israel
    J Palliat Care 23:80-6. 2007
    ..The concurrent validity of responses to the scale was also supported. Replication of the findings with randomly derived and larger sample sizes is needed...
  96. pmc Coping strategies and styles of family carers of persons with enduring mental illness: a mixed methods analysis
    Yulia Kartalova-O'Doherty
    Mental Health Research Unit, The Health Research Board, Dublin, Ireland
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:19-28. 2008
    ..The findings of this study highlight the importance of a contextual approach to studying coping styles and processes. Further research questions and methodological implications are discussed...
  97. ncbi Internet-based support for rural caregivers of persons with stroke shows promise
    Linda L Pierce
    Medical College of Ohio, School of Nursing, 3015 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA
    Rehabil Nurs 29:95-9, 103. 2004
    ..Five main themes emerged from these data. These findings help expand knowledge about caregivers dealing with stroke...
  98. ncbi Managing as carers of stroke survivors: strategies from the field
    Bev O'Connell
    Cabrini Hospital Deakin University Nursing Professorial Unit, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:121-6. 2004
    ..It is important for health care professionals to understand the complex role of the carers and to advise them on strategies they can use to assist managing this role...
  99. ncbi The experience of family members caring for a dying loved one
    Annie Perreault
    SCO Health Service, University of Ottawa Institute of Palliative Care, and C A R M E N Centre, 160 boul de l hôpital, Suite 103, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:133-43. 2004
    ..Health professionals must provide information and support tailored to the caregivers' needs as they change along a patient's illness trajectory...
  100. 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...
  101. ncbi Family carers for older relatives: sources of satisfaction and related factors in Finland
    Merja Kuuppelomäki
    Seinäjoki Polytechnic, Research and Development Centre for Social Welfare and Health, Koskenalantie 16, FIN 60220 Seinäjoki, Finland
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:497-505. 2004
    ..The results are compared with earlier findings on family carers' sources of satisfaction in Sweden and the UK. Implications for policy and practice are considered...

Research Grants67

  1. MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR HOME HEALTH CARE CLIENTS WITH AID
    Susan Payne; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Visit length will be compared to length predicted by the Patient Classification System for Home Nursing. Each client included in the study will be classified using two case-mix systems currently under development ..
  2. HOME NURSING TO AVOID PEDIATRIC HOSPITALIZATION
    Kenneth McConnochie; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..5) The cost of care for eligible episodes on HNEPC enrollment days will be less than half that on non-enrollment days. ..
  3. GENDER DIFFERENCES IN HEALTH CARE AT THE END OF LIFE
    Chloe Bird; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This research agenda promises to raise new possibilities for social interventions designed to improve end- of-life care. ..
  4. COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING SERVICES UTILIZATION
    JUNE HELBERG; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..will be collected by patient interviews, observation of community health nurses in the routine delivery of home nursing care, patient and family assessments completed by community health nurses, and existing agency data sources...
  5. Electronic Communications Across Provider Settings
    DEANE MORRISON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..centers, a community mental health center, a family medicine residency, 6 private physician practices, and a home nursing service will undertake the project. All sites run GE's Centricity EMR...
  6. Tailored Activity to Improve Affect in Dementia at Home
    Laura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This pilot study will provide critical data by which to refine and standardize the intervention manual and protocols, and structure the design of a large-scale randomized clinical trial. ..
  7. ENHANCING FUNCTION OF FRAIL ELDERS BY MODIFYING THE HOME
    Laura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. RESEARCH PROGRAM TO PROMOTE OPTIMAL AGING IN PLACE
    Laura Gitlin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..It is anticipated that at the conclusion of the grant program the SHI will have an active research program that is multidisciplinary, nationally recognized, and addresses critical issues in independent living. ..
  9. Caregiver Outcomes Post NH Placement of a Family Member
    JOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Family Involvement /Resident Psychosocial Status in LTC
    JOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Informal Care of Older Adults and Medicare Expenditures
    COURTNEY VAN HOUTVEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. IDENTIFYING CASES AND COSTS OF DEMENTIA IN THE U.S.
    KENNETH LANGA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  13. Comprehensive Support for Alzheimer's Disease Caregivers
    JOSEPH GAUGLER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The proposed evaluation will provide detailed information on the potential of the ECS to serve as a model intervention for various family caregivers of Alzheimer?s patients in diverse geographic contexts. [unreadable]..
  14. Patterns and Predictors of Cognitive Decline
    KENNETH LANGA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and Outcomes
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the award period the applicant will have the skills, experience and research track record necessary to become an independent investigator and leader in academic geriatrics. ..
  16. A Telenovela Intervention to Increase Mexican American Elders' Home Care Use
    JANICE DIANE CRIST; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thirty Mexican American elders and their caregivers will view the telenovela;and 30 elders and their caregivers will watch the general video. We will show the videotapes in the hospital setting. We will compare results 6 months later. ..
  17. The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important clinical, research and policy-relevant contributions to the care of older persons with dementia at the end-of-life. ..
  18. HEALTH INEQUALITIES ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Major papers will be followed by formal discussions to extend and illuminate the presentations. Proceedings will be published in a special journal issue. ..
  19. The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Adaptive Treatment for At-Risk Family Caregivers
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These data will provide evidence of the acceptability and specificity of the adaptive approach as well as information about treatment effect size that could be used in planning a large-scale trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. AIDS Caregiving Stress Among Midlife and Older Women
    Richard Wight; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Informatics based nurse triage in lung transplant care
    Stanley Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Conceptualizing Mental Health Interventions
    Carol Whitlatch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. with the assistance of disease-specific organizations and other targeted national organizations serving practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. ..
  24. TRAINING IN RESEARCH ON MENTAL HEALTH AND AGING
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Recruitment plans assure a pool of highly qualified applicants, including from minority groups. Review of past trainees shows high rates of completion and involvement in research careers. ..
  25. REDUCING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS IN DEMENTIA--DAY CARE USE
    Steven Zarit; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These changes will be mediated by improvements in their relative's behavior. ..
  26. BENZODIAZEPINE USE AND RISK OF DISABILITY IN THE ELDERLY
    Shelly Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  27. Pleasant Events and Moods: A Time-Series Analysis
    Brent Mausbach; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The remaining participants will receive no feedback. All participants will receive a one-month follow-up to determine if those receiving detailed feedback experience fewer negative emotions and more positive emotions. ..
  28. Psychosocial Mechanisms of CAM Interventions in Breast Cancer
    Sarah Rausch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR IN AD--RANDOMIZED INTERVENTION STUDY
    CAROL FARRAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will also permit secondary analyses of the effectiveness of the extent to which change in outcomes is associated with background variables, including race, and with changes in mediators and care receiver disruptive behaviors. ..
  30. Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice Decision
    DEBORAH PEASE WALDROP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..
  31. PSYCHIATRIC AND PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF CAREGIVING
    Richard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Mortality rates among care-recipients are high enough in this study to enable us to examine the effects of bereavement in a relatively large sample of elderly spousal pairs. ..
  32. Testing survey methods for collecting data on elder mistreatment prevalence
    Scott Beach; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We anticipate that the proposed research will be useful in helping to inform the design of a national study of the incidence and prevalence of elder mistreatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. FAMILY FUNCTION, STROKE RECOVRY, AND CAREGIVER OUTCOMES
    Patricia Clark; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  34. SPIRAL OF DEPRESSION AND DISABILITY IN LATE LIFE
    Martha Bruce; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Second, it will identify potential avenues for effective intervention into these relationships in high risk populations. ..
  35. Feeding Tube Use Among Persons with Advanced Dementia
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Knowledge gained will be used to inform public policy and formulate facility interventions to ensure that FT insertion in persons with severe cognitive impairment is ethically appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. PHD in Clinical Research (RMI)
    Rosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Obstructive E*
    Todd Demmy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will be instrumental in the development of a novel PDT drug without long-term restrictions of patients' sun exposure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. NIA DEVELOPMENT AWARD PAIN AND DELIRIUM IN HIP FRACTURE
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dr. Morrison will engage in a number of educational activities in order to enhance his research and statistical analysis skills. ..
  39. NURSING CDROM ON ETHICAL ISSUES OF GENETIC TESTING
    Janet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Increased knowledge of ethical aspects of genetic testing will enable professional nurses to incorporate this knowledge into their professional nursing roles. ..
  40. Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle Adolesc
    CAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. Master in Clinical Research
    Rosanne Harrigan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. Exercise & Health Promotion for MCI: A Controlled Trial
    Linda Teri; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These older adults are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease within 3 years, and delaying or preventing cognitive decline will preserve their ability to live independently and save public health dollars. ..
  43. Intergenerational Financial Transfers
    Michael Hurd; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research will be based on data from eight waves of the Health and Retirement Study. ..
  44. Oncology Nursing Education in End of Life Care
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Preparation for Future Care in Older Adults
    SILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Family Health After Predictive HD Testing
    Janet Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will document the health care needs of family members of persons who receive a positive result from presymptomatic gene testing for an inherited degenerative neurologic disease. ..
  47. Cancer Assessments and Reports of End-of-Life Treatment
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such tools will allow institutions to measure whether cancer care is meeting patient and family members' needs and expectations. ..
  48. RURAL DWELLING OLDER ADULTS: CPAP ADHERENCE SUPPORT
    Carol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. VALIDATION OF A PREPARATION FOR FUTURE CARE MEASURE WITH OLDER AFRICAN-AMERICANS
    SILVIA SORENSEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The information gained will also contribute to the development of a screening tool for practitioners assisting older adults with care plans. ..
  50. Schizophrenia Patient and Family Continuity of Care
    Armando Rotondi; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The project will utilize a randomized control group design, with 17 pairs of subjects (patient and primary family caregiver) in each group. ..
  51. Family Ritual Continuity: Comorbidity Child MH & Illness
    MARCIA WINTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Pain Management and Functional Recovery in Older Adults
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will examine the impact of this generalizable intervention on pain levels, lower extremity performance, functional status, health related quality of life, and utilization. ..
  53. A Comprehensive Database of Cost-Effectiveness Analyses
    Peter Neumann; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The web-based data should also understand the needs of different scientists to be understood and policymakers, and bridges to be built across disparate communities. ..
  54. LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF BLOOD AND MARROW TRANSPLANTATION
    J Rizzo; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. FAMILY, AUTONOMY AND SELF-CARE IN ADOLESCENTS WITH IDDM
    Carol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
  56. In-Home Caregiving and Use of Medical Services
    Jennifer Wolff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative Care
    JOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. GRADUATE EDUCATION IN ONCOLOGY NURSING FOR MINORITIES
    Arlene Houldin; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania is the primary resource to the program along with a variety of clinical settings that provide services to minority patients. ..
  59. Technological Home Care: Improving Caregiving
    Carol Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The potential significance and the long term goals are to strengthen home caregiving skills, improve health status, quality of life and self-management of chronic illness symptoms and invasive home care treatment. ..
  60. A CAREGIVER INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOMES
    Susan McMillan; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Quantitative data will be analyzed using repeated measures multivariate analysis of variance and structural equation modeling. ..
  61. Treatment Patterns, Expenditures and Outcomes in MBHOs
    Susan Ettner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e., how psychotherapy visits are associated with outcomes and expenditures. Selection models will be used to estimate this relationship for patients with and without drug use. ..
  62. LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES OF LONG TERM CANCER SURVIVORS
    Cathy Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....