nursing methodology research


Summary: Research carried out by nurses concerning techniques and methods to implement projects and to document information, including methods of interviewing patients, collecting data, and forming inferences. The concept includes exploration of methodological issues such as human subjectivity and human experience.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Breast cancer: evaluation of the Common Journey Breast Cancer Support Group
    Linda Zeigler
    Education Department, Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME, USA
    J Clin Nurs 13:467-78. 2004
  2. ncbi Waiting for surgery; living a life on hold--a continuous struggle against a faceless system
    R N Mats Sjöling
    Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:539-47. 2005
  3. ncbi Hindrance for patient participation in nursing care
    Monika J M Sahlsten
    Institute of Nursing, Health Care Pedagogics, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:223-9. 2005
  4. ncbi Emotional comfort: the patient's perspective of a therapeutic context
    Anne M Williams
    National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:405-15. 2006
  5. ncbi In their own words: the experience of returning to acute care practice
    Marilyn Asselin
    Patient Care Services, Kent Hospital, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:104-11; quiz 112-3. 2006
  6. ncbi Enhancing rigor in qualitative description: a case study
    Jill Milne
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:413-20. 2005
  7. ncbi Balancing and compromising: nurses and patients preserving integrity of self and each other
    V F Irurita
    School of Nursing, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 38:579-89. 2001
  8. ncbi Satisfied patients are also vulnerable patients--narratives from an acute care ward
    Venke Sørlie
    Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 15:1240-6. 2006
  9. doi Effect of patient-centered care on patient satisfaction and quality of care
    Debra M Wolf
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:316-21. 2008
  10. ncbi Negotiating sleep: a qualitative study of new mothers
    Holly Powell Kennedy
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco CA 94143, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:114-22. 2007

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  1. ncbi Breast cancer: evaluation of the Common Journey Breast Cancer Support Group
    Linda Zeigler
    Education Department, Penobscot Bay Medical Center, Rockport, ME, USA
    J Clin Nurs 13:467-78. 2004
    ..Most studies of cancer support groups have focused on the effects of groups established for research purposes, from the exclusive perspective of the group participants...
  2. ncbi Waiting for surgery; living a life on hold--a continuous struggle against a faceless system
    R N Mats Sjöling
    Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:539-47. 2005
    ..Respondents who are able to preserve or create meaning in life are able to reformulate their life-world and live a full life, in spite of severe pain and disability...
  3. ncbi Hindrance for patient participation in nursing care
    Monika J M Sahlsten
    Institute of Nursing, Health Care Pedagogics, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:223-9. 2005
    ..In nursing care situations, the degree to which a patient participates depends on the nursing staff. Accordingly, hindrances for patient's participation during nursing care is an important question for the nursing profession...
  4. ncbi Emotional comfort: the patient's perspective of a therapeutic context
    Anne M Williams
    National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:405-15. 2006
    ..Comfort is a word that is frequently used to describe both physical and emotional aspects of the hospital experience. A number of definitions exist in the literature and there is a lack of clarity in understanding this concept...
  5. ncbi In their own words: the experience of returning to acute care practice
    Marilyn Asselin
    Patient Care Services, Kent Hospital, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886, USA
    J Nurses Staff Dev 22:104-11; quiz 112-3. 2006
    ..Implications for staff development specialists are discussed...
  6. ncbi Enhancing rigor in qualitative description: a case study
    Jill Milne
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:413-20. 2005
    ..Strategies to enhance rigor included flexible yet systematic sampling, ensuring participants had the freedom to speak, ensuring accurate transcription and data-driven coding, and on-going attention to context...
  7. ncbi Balancing and compromising: nurses and patients preserving integrity of self and each other
    V F Irurita
    School of Nursing, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 38:579-89. 2001
    ..Both positive and negative outcomes resulted...
  8. ncbi Satisfied patients are also vulnerable patients--narratives from an acute care ward
    Venke Sørlie
    Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 15:1240-6. 2006
    ..To illuminate the experience of being a patient and cared for in an acute care ward...
  9. doi Effect of patient-centered care on patient satisfaction and quality of care
    Debra M Wolf
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center St Margaret, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Nurs Care Qual 23:316-21. 2008
    ..The PCC group rated satisfaction (P = .04) and quality of services (P = .03) higher than controls. PCC may impact patients' perception of the level of satisfaction and quality of care received...
  10. ncbi Negotiating sleep: a qualitative study of new mothers
    Holly Powell Kennedy
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco CA 94143, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 21:114-22. 2007
    ..The study was part of a larger randomized clinical trial on an intervention to improve sleep and well-being among new mothers...
  11. doi Being in the hospital: an interpretive phenomenological study of terminally ill cancer patients' experiences
    Elisabeth Spichiger
    Institute of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 13:16-21. 2009
    ..Its findings can heighten health care professionals' awareness of patients' experiences. Recognizing patients' perspectives regarding the hospital as their temporary living place will allow professionals to individualize patient care...
  12. ncbi Occupational stressors and coping as determinants of burnout in female hospice nurses
    N Payne
    Psychology Department, University of Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, UK
    J Adv Nurs 33:396-405. 2001
  13. doi Listening to the voices of patients with cancer, their advocates and their nurses: A hermeneutic-phenomenological study of quality nursing care
    Andreas Charalambous
    Transcultural Centre of Middlesex University, Cyprus Technology University, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:436-42. 2008
    ..These findings stress the need to integrate these aspects in the care of patients with cancer. In doing so, nurses will need support and adequate training in order to acquire the relevant skills towards better caring for the patients...
  14. doi Autonomy through identification: a qualitative study of the process of identification used by people with type 2 diabetes
    Albine Moser
    Department of Health Ethics and Philosophy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 17:209-16. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to clarify the process of identification with diabetes as a dimension of autonomy as described by people with type 2 diabetes...
  15. ncbi Determining factors that have an impact upon effective evidence-based pain management with older people, following colorectal surgery: an ethnographic study
    Donna Brown
    Royal Hospitals Trust, Belfast, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1287-98. 2006
    ..The aim of this project was to examine pain management practices with older people admitted to the colorectal unit of an acute hospital trust...
  16. ncbi A qualitative study exploring the support needs of first-time mothers on their journey towards intuitive parenting
    Carol Wilkins
    Bournemouth University, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Finchdean House, St Mary s Hospital, Milton Road, Portsmouth PO3 6AD, UK
    Midwifery 22:169-80. 2006 gain an understanding of the experiences of first-time mothers in the early weeks of motherhood in order to elicit what areas of support these women find empowering in easing their adjustment...
  17. ncbi Hope, despair and hopelessness in living with HIV/AIDS: a grounded theory study
    J Kylma
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Adv Nurs 33:764-75. 2001
    ..However, there is an obvious gap in the literature suggesting a need to study the overall dynamics of hope (including both hope and despair or hopelessness) along the HIV spectrum from PLWHs' and PLWAs' perspective...
  18. ncbi Competency in shaping one's life: autonomy of people with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a nurse-led, shared-care setting; a qualitative study
    Albine Moser
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:417-27. 2006
    ..This paper reports the findings of a study to determine which concepts of autonomy people with type 2 diabetes use in a nurse-led, shared-care setting...
  19. ncbi A descriptive study of meaning of illness in chronic renal disease
    A L Caress
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Adv Nurs 33:716-27. 2001
    ..To explore the subjective meaning of illness in a sample of renal patients...
  20. ncbi Waiting for a liver transplant: the experience of patients with familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy
    E Jonsén
    Department of Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 9:63-70. 2000
    ..Implications for nursing practice, such as informational and emotional support, are discussed...
  21. ncbi The relationship between support and stress in forensic community mental health nursing
    M Coffey
    School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    J Adv Nurs 34:397-407. 2001
    ..AIMS OF THE STUDY/PAPER: This paper reports the results of a survey of forensic community mental health nurses (FCMHNs) in England and Wales which aimed to ascertain the level of stress and burnout experienced by this group...
  22. ncbi Closeness, chaos and crisis: the attractions of working in acute mental health care
    M Deacon
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:750-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we argue that despite the unpopularity of the acute inpatient mental health environment, the highly sophisticated skills employed by acute nurses actually ensure the promotion of health for the majority of service users...
  23. ncbi Managing patients at risk of deterioration in rural hospitals: a qualitative study
    Ruth Endacott
    School of Health and Environment, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 14:275-9. 2006
    ..This paper examines strategies used by nurses to manage patients at risk of deterioration in smaller rural hospitals in Victoria, Australia...
  24. ncbi Learning to think like a nurse: stories from new nurse graduates
    Sharon A Etheridge
    Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 38:24-30. 2007
    ..The results of this study should be useful in identifying strategies to help new graduates make the transition from students to registered nurses...
  25. ncbi The lived experience of a tracheostomy tube change: a phenomenological study
    Frank Donnelly
    Department of Clinical Nursing, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:1115-22. 2006
    ..To investigate the lived experience patients have of a tracheostomy tube change...
  26. ncbi Nurses' experiences of delivering voluntary counseling and testing services for people with HIV/AIDS in the Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
    Azwihangwisi H Mavhandu-Mudzusi
    HIV AIDS Unit, Center for Quality of Life, Student Affairs, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa
    Nurs Health Sci 9:254-62. 2007
    ..The main conclusions drawn from the findings were that nurses are continuously exposed to emotionally draining activities with very little support from their supervisors, which makes them prone to experiencing burnout...
  27. ncbi Graduate nurse perceptions of the work experience
    Diana Halfer
    Department of Clinical and Organizational Development, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurs Econ 24:150-5, 123. 2006
    ..The results suggest that the new graduate nurse's career adjustment extends beyond mastering clinical skills and includes a lifestyle adjustment to a profession that requires service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week...
  28. ncbi The transitional journey through the graduate year: a focus group study
    Jennifer M Newton
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Australia
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1231-7. 2007
    ..In Australia, many hospitals provide Graduate Year Programmes to assist new graduates to assimilate into their new roles and environments...
  29. ncbi What is a good death? Terminally ill patients dealing with normative expectations around death and dying
    Minke Goldsteen
    Department of Health Care Ethics and Philosophy, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 64:378-86. 2006
    ..This article aims to offer an insight in the way terminally ill patients talk about death and dying and how they refer to current western normative expectations about a 'good' death...
  30. ncbi Emotional and informational support for families during their child's illness
    A Sarajärvi
    Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia, Health and Social Care Services, Helsinki, Finland
    Int Nurs Rev 53:205-10. 2006
    ..To describe and compare the support provided by nursing staff to families during their child's illness from the viewpoint of families and nurses...
  31. ncbi 'You find yourself.' Perceptions of nursing students from non-English speaking backgrounds of the effect of an intensive language support program on their oral clinical communication skills
    Fran Rogan
    University of Technology, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 23:72-86. 2006
  32. ncbi Dealing with diversity: incorporating cultural sensitivity into midwifery practice in the tertiary hospital of Capricorn District, Limpopo Province
    M S Maputle
    Nursing Discipline, University of Limpopo, Sovenga
    Curationis 29:61-9. 2006
    ..Knowledge from the findings will be used to develop guidelines that will attempt to enhance the inco-operation of culture-sensitivity into midwifery practice...
  33. ncbi From monitoring physiological functions to using psychological strategies. Nurses' view of caring for the aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage patient
    Mathilde Hedlund
    Section of Caring Sciences, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 17:403-11. 2008
  34. doi 'You don't talk about the voices': voice hearers and community mental health nurses talk about responding to voice hearing experiences
    Michael Coffey
    Community Mental Health Nursing, Centre for Mental Health Studies, School of Health Science, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:1591-600. 2008
    ..To explore service user and community mental health nurses views on responses to voice hearing experiences...
  35. doi The meaningful experiences of being a Registered Nurse (RN) Buddy
    Rachel Walker
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Griffith University, Nathan 4111, Queensland, Australia
    Nurse Educ Today 28:760-7. 2008
    ..From this, health service management and universities can initiate the process of creating a framework for preparing, supporting, assessing and educating the Buddy RN...
  36. ncbi Student nurses' experiences during clinical practice in the Limpopo Province
    B T Mabuda
    Department of Health and Social Development, Limpopo Province
    Curationis 31:19-27. 2008
    ..Recommendations to enhance the clinical learning experiences of student nurses were outlined...
  37. ncbi New Zealand women living with HIV/AIDS: a feminist perspective
    Jill Bennett
    Palliative Care Community Nurse, Mercy Hospice, Auckland
    Nurs Prax N Z 23:4-16. 2007
    ..However it is noted that there is still a degree of prejudice and ignorance to be overcome before the desired results will be achieved...
  38. doi The graduate nurse experience: qualitative residency program outcomes
    Regina Fink
    Department of Professional Resources, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    J Nurs Adm 38:341-8. 2008
    ..Qualitative analysis provided sufficient evidence to convert specific open-ended questions on the Casey-Fink Graduate Nurse Experience Survey instrument to a quantitative format for ease of administration and analysis...
  39. ncbi Support for carers of people with dementia during hospital admission
    Maggi Douglas-Dunbar
    Torbay Hospital, Lawes Bridge Torquay
    Nurs Older People 19:27-30. 2007
  40. ncbi Exploring clinical nursing experiences: listening to student nurses
    Patricia Pearcey
    Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, Cottingham Rd, Hull HU6 7RX, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 28:595-601. 2008
    ..A majority indicated that nursing was not as caring as they expected and vowed to hold on to their personal values of caring about patients and forming communicative, interpersonal relationships with them...
  41. ncbi Chinese nurses' ethical concerns in a neurological ward
    Ping Fen Tang
    Kunming Medical College, Kunming, Province of Yunnan, China
    Nurs Ethics 14:810-24. 2007
    ..The nurses managed mainly by striving for competence, which gave them hope for the future...
  42. ncbi Newly qualified Irish nurses' interpretation of their preparation and experiences of registration
    Mary Mooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Nurs 16:1610-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to report on the insights of newly qualified Irish nurses into their preparation for registration as general nurses and to develop insights into the postregistration experience...
  43. ncbi Preceptoring a student in the final clinical placement: reflections from nurses in a Canadian Hospital
    Frances Fothergill Bourbonnais
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, and Nursing Clinical Practice, The Ottawa Hospital, ON, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 16:1543-9. 2007
    ..To capture personal reflections on being a preceptor and to identify the supports and challenges to enacting the role...
  44. ncbi Relationship work in an early childhood home visiting program
    Maureen Heaman
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:319-30. 2007
  45. ncbi Suicidal patients as experienced by psychiatric nurses in inpatient care
    Pontus Carlén
    Partnergruppen i Vittsjö, Vittsjö, Sweden
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 16:257-65. 2007
    ..In order to ensure that these two logic systems combine, it is necessary for the psychiatric care organization to intervene to support the nurses in reflecting on their everyday work...
  46. ncbi Ward atmosphere - the Scarlet Pimpernel of psychiatric settings?
    David Brunt
    School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Vaxjo University, Sweden
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:639-55. 2007
    ..The easily administered single question format provided valuable information about an intangible element of psychiatric settings - the ward atmosphere...
  47. ncbi Multiple sclerosis patients talking with healthcare providers about emotions
    Carmel Parker White
    Department of Child Development and Family Relations at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
    J Neurosci Nurs 39:89-101. 2007
    ..Nurses can help MS patients deal with their uncertainty and emotional challenges by being willing to inquire about emotions and emotional well-being...
  48. doi Patient's self-determination in intensive care-from an action- and confirmation theoretical perspective. The intensive care nurse view
    Katarina E Meijers
    Intensive Care Unit, South Stockholm General Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:222-32. 2008
  49. ncbi Management of relatives of patients who are dying
    Jill Main
    South Birmingham Primary Care Trust, The Sheldon Unit, Birmingham, UK
    J Clin Nurs 11:794-801. 2002
    ..Findings demonstrated that staff often felt ill-equipped for providing support for relatives when a patient is dying. Training is required to help nurses support and care for the relatives of dying patients...
  50. ncbi Relatives' experiences of critical care
    Felicity Hughes
    European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 10:23-30. 2005
    ..Further research into the communication processes used within Critical Care Units is required in addition to developing best practice in this area...
  51. ncbi Comparing Norwegian nurses' and physicians' perceptions of the needs of significant others in intensive care units
    Christina Takman
    Institute of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 14:621-31. 2005
    ..To illuminate and compare the perceptions of registered nurses (n = 243) and physicians (n = 29) in medical and surgical ICUs for adults on the needs of significant others...
  52. ncbi How do the accounts of the patients on pregnancy and birth process enlighten medical team in terms of narrative ethics?
    Omur Elcioglu
    Osmangazi University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Eskisehir, Turkey
    Patient Educ Couns 61:253-61. 2006
  53. ncbi Pre-registration nursing students' experience of caring for cancer patients
    Sheila M Cunningham
    School of Health and Social Science, The Archway Campus, Middlesex University, Highgate Hill, London N19 3UA, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:59-67. 2006
    ..The findings and implications for the preparation of pre-registration nursing students in caring for cancer patients were discussed in relation to the theoretical input, clinical support and the use of reflection in practice...
  54. ncbi 'It's not like the wards'. Experiences of nurses new to critical care: a qualitative study
    Sarah Farnell
    General Critical Care, 1st Floor St James Wing, St George s Hospital NHS Trust, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT, UK
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:319-31. 2006
    ..Critical care is both emotionally and intellectually challenging, yet little is currently known about the experience of nurses' new to this environment...
  55. ncbi The roles and responsibilities of newly qualified children's nurses
    Karen Jackson
    Children s Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
    Paediatr Nurs 17:26-30. 2005
    ..A theoretical framework of role transition and situated learning was derived from the interview data. The findings indicated that becoming a staff nurse is a process leading to an identity that is actively and continuously being created..
  56. ncbi Mothers in the NICU: outsider to partner
    Judith A Heermann
    The College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 31:176-81, 200. 2005
    ..Mothers' development evolved in predictable patterns. The results of this study can be considered in implementation and evaluation plans for NICUs moving to family-focused developmental care...
  57. ncbi Recording the content of the caring process
    Oili Karkkainen
    Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa, Helsinki, Finland
    J Nurs Manag 13:202-8. 2005
    ..According to the results nurses need strong support from their managers in order to successfully be able to implement a theoretical basis of documentation of care...
  58. ncbi Maternal and child health nurses: a vital link to the community for primiparae over the age of 35
    Mary Carolan
    Jessie McPherson Hospital, Monash Medical Centre, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 18:133-42. 2004
    ..This paper reports on findings from a longitudinal qualitative study, outlining the importance of maternal & child health nurses in providing support and in facilitating links to the community for primiparae over the age of 35 years...
  59. ncbi Older people's views on rural life: a study of three villages
    Jill Manthorpe
    Social Care Workforce Research Unit, King s College London, London, UK
    J Clin Nurs 13:97-104. 2004
    ..Working in partnership with groups to achieve a deep understanding of local contexts may assist nursing practitioners when building up pictures of older patients' health-related needs and views...
  60. ncbi Young medical patients' experience of physical restraint: an exploratory study
    Ivy S L Wong
    Department of Medicine, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Clin Nurs 14:120-1. 2005
  61. ncbi Turning toward the psychosocial domain of oncology nursing: a main problem analysis in the Netherlands
    Ruud Uitterhoeve
    Department of Medical Oncology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Nurs 26:18-27. 2003
    ..It further seems that professional caregivers are more prone to act upon the medical-technical aspects of the treatment than to act on psychosocial sequelae of the treatment...
  62. ncbi Exploring and encouraging through social interaction: a qualitative study of nurses' participation in self-help groups for cancer patients
    Lis Adamsen
    University Hospitals Center for Nursing and Care Research, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cancer Nurs 26:28-36. 2003
  63. ncbi Personal and professional pain experiences and pain management knowledge among Greek nurses
    Elisabeth Patiraki-Kourbani
    University of Athens School of Nursing, 123 Papadiamantopoulou Street, 11527 Athens, Hellas, Greece
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:345-54. 2004
    ..One nurse wrote " em leader I begged to lose consciousness, in order not to feel". These compelling accounts might motivate nurses to strengthen their understanding of pain management...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi Living with Huntington's disease: need for supportive care
    Sky Dawson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 6:123-30. 2004
  66. ncbi Intensive care nurses' experiences of assessing and dealing with patients' psychological needs
    Ann M Price
    Adult Nursing Department, Canterbury Christ Church University College, Canterbury, Kent, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 9:134-42. 2004
    ..Six categories were developed about issues in psychological care. Implications for practice included the important role of the family, need for improved communication and improved staff awareness of issues...
  67. ncbi The impact of unrelieved patient suffering on palliative care nurses
    Kate White
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands WA 6018 Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:438-44. 2004 describe the impact of unrelieved patient suffering on nurses working with palliative care patients...
  68. ncbi The experience of role transition in acute care nurse practitioners in Taiwan under the collaborative practice model
    Wei Chin Chang
    Department of Nursing, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Nurs Res 14:83-92. 2006
    ..This study highlights the experiences, stresses and accomplishments of acute care nurse practitioners during their initial year of advanced practice...
  69. ncbi A modified grounded theory study of how psychiatric nurses work with suicidal people
    John R Cutcliffe
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:791-802. 2006
  70. ncbi Nurses' experiences of caring for culturally diverse patients in an acute care setting
    Jane Cioffi
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, College of Social and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury Campus, New South Wales
    Contemp Nurse 20:78-86. 2005
    ..Further research to explore issues for bilingual nurses and to describe the experiences of culturally diverse patients and their families in general acute care settings is recommended...
  71. ncbi Developing interpersonal relationships with adolescents with anorexia nervosa
    Valentina Micevski
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health and Diversity, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 20:102-16. 2005
    ..Nurses who use this approach are better positioned to gain understanding of individuals experiencing the disorder and to develop professional interpersonal relationships...
  72. ncbi Communication interaction in ICU--Patient and staff experiences and perceptions
    Victoria S Magnus
    UCH NHS Foundation Trust, University College Hospital, Speech and Language Therapy, 3rd Floor East 250, Euston Road, London NW1 2PG, UK
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:167-80. 2006
    ..Patterns were identified including insights into SLT service delivery and possible directions for future research and development...
  73. ncbi Conceptions of patients and personnel concerning the substance of post-ward outpatient visits in psychiatric care
    P L Hautala-Jylhä
    Central Ostrobothnia Health Care District, Kokkola, Finland
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:61-9. 2006
    ..To make PWOV successful, treatment should be planned individually based on the patient's needs, and the patient should have a close and functional cooperative relationship with the nurse...
  74. ncbi Nurse and client perceptions of home health wound care effectiveness after a change in Medicare reimbursement
    Melody K Eaton
    Legislative Coalition for Virginia Nurses LCVN and James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA
    Policy Polit Nurs Pract 6:285-95. 2005
    ..Themes that emerged included professional competence, caregiver as key, and sense of support. Perceptions emphasize the necessity for resource management, collaboration, and patient advocacy...
  75. ncbi Going on a journey: understanding palliative care nursing
    Alan Barnard
    School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:6-12. 2006
    ..To describe the qualitatively different ways a group of Australian nurses understood their experience of being a palliative care nurse...
  76. ncbi Social support: gender differences in cancer patients in the United Kingdom
    Sally Ann Clarke
    Cancer Research UK, Child and Family Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TP, UK
    Cancer Nurs 29:66-72. 2006
    ..If support were available as part of a structured care plan, it is possible that men would also utilize support. Future research is required to gain greater understanding of men's support needs...
  77. ncbi African American women with breast cancer and their spouses' perception of care received from physicians
    Phyllis D Morgan
    Department of Nursing, Fayetteville State University, NC 28301, USA
    ABNF J 17:32-7. 2006
    ..The AA couples involved in the study reported that the care they received was compassionate, competent, comprehensive and comparable to other women. Each of these qualities was identified by as being essential to quality patient care...
  78. ncbi Immigrants in emergency care: Swedish health care staff's experiences
    S Hultsjö
    Department of Psychiatry, Ryhov County Hospital, Jonkoping, Sweden
    Int Nurs Rev 52:276-85. 2005
    ..During the past few decades Sweden has developed into a multicultural society. The proportion of patients with different cultural backgrounds increases, which naturally makes new demands on health care staff...
  79. ncbi Parental satisfaction with paediatric intensive care
    Caroline Haines
    Paediatric Intensive High Dependency Care, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
    Paediatr Nurs 17:37-41. 2005
    ..Many of the strategies identified to optimise the service were not dependent upon extensive organisational change or excessive additional resources...
  80. doi Discussion boards: boring no more!
    Deborah S Adelman
    School of Nursing, Kaplan University, Chicago, Illinois 62704, USA
    Nurse Educ 38:30-3. 2013
    ..The authors present creative approaches to DBs that result in lively debates and student-to-student and student-to-faculty interactions, including role playing, blogging, wikis, and the use of voice...
  81. doi Facilitators and barriers to adjustment of international nurses: an integrative review
    J Kawi
    Department of Physiological Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154 3018, USA
    Int Nurs Rev 56:174-83. 2009
    ..As such, it is vital to identify what facilitates and what the barriers are to the successful adjustment in order to assist their integration into new workplace environments...
  82. doi Family involvement in the care of a hospitalised child: a questionnaire survey of Mozambican family caregivers
    Maja Söderbäck
    School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1778-88. 2008
    ..Conditions and cultural constructs are different among countries. No published study on parents' or close family caregivers' involvement and participation during paediatric hospitalization has been found for an African population...
  83. doi Sifting, sorting and saturating data in a grounded theory study of information use by practice nurses: a worked example
    Karen J Hoare
    School of Nursing and Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Int J Nurs Pract 18:582-8. 2012
    ..The interplay between coding and categorization is facilitated by the constant comparative method...
  84. doi Effects of false-positive results in a breast screening program on anxiety, depression and health-related quality of life
    Bjorg Hafslund
    Institute of Radiography, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Bergen University College, Norway
    Cancer Nurs 35:E26-34. 2012
    ..No long-term effects have been fully demonstrated, and the findings for anxiety and depression are contradictory. Few studies have addressed changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  85. doi The discourse of aging
    Connie L Madden
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 35:264-72. 2012
  86. ncbi Number 1 in the ratings: a television-based learning activity
    Anne B Woods
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, USA
    J Nurs Educ 47:287-8. 2008
  87. doi Innovations in nursing education: standard development for nurse educator practice
    Mona Koldsgaard Rogan
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Nurses Staff Dev 24:119-23. 2008
  88. doi African American women's infant feeding choices: prenatal breast-feeding self-efficacy and narratives from a black feminist perspective
    Karen M Robinson
    Marquette University College of Nursing, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 25:320-8; quiz 329-30. 2011
    ..Examining prenatal breast-feeding self-efficacy and infant feeding decisions among African American women using a mixed-method approach. A black feminist philosophy was used to keep women's experiences as the central research focus...
  89. doi Nurse-led implementation of a safe and effective intravenous insulin protocol in a medical intensive care unit
    Rabia Khalaila
    Medical ICU, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, P O Box 91120, Jerusalem, Israel
    Crit Care Nurse 31:27-35. 2011
    ..Recent evidence has linked tight glucose control to worsened clinical outcomes among adults in intensive care units...
  90. doi Involving the stakeholders in the curriculum process: a recipe for success?
    Johannes J Keogh
    Department of Nursing and Health Sciences, Fulda University of Applied Sciences, 36039 Fulda, Germany
    Nurse Educ Today 30:37-43. 2010
    ..In this project, the collaborative process was very successful, and the stakeholders actually expressed feelings of "Ownership" of the curriculum...
  91. ncbi Breastfeeding experiences of mothers from disadvantaged groups: a review
    Elizabeth MacGregor
    Leicester Royal Infirmary
    Community Pract 83:30-3. 2010
    ..Developing healthcare professionals' capabilities to educate these disadvantaged groups, their social networks and the public about breastfeeding is crucial if it is to become established within our society...
  92. doi 'To be honest, I haven't even thought about it' - recruitment in small-scale, qualitative research in primary care
    Wendy C Jessiman
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, Inverness, UK
    Nurse Res 21:18-23. 2013
    ..To review strategies for successful recruitment in small-scale, qualitative research in primary care by exploring those used in a variety of settings and providing a reflective analysis of the strategies used in one such study...
  93. doi Diabetes: follow-up support for patients with uncontrolled diabetes
    Paula A Gray
    Widener University in Chester, PA, USA
    Nurse Pract 38:49-53. 2013
    ..The purpose of this critical appraisal is to examine the efficacy of telephone follow-up support for patients with uncontrolled diabetes. Evidence indicates that telephone follow-up can improve diabetes outcomes...
  94. pmc Prison experiences and the reintegration of male parolees
    Elizabeth Marlow
    University of California School of Nursing, Los Angeles 700 Tiverton Ave, Room 3 133, Box 170221, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    ANS Adv Nurs Sci 32:E17-29. 2009
    ..Effective health and reintegration policy for individuals on parole must integrate the problems and issues of long-term involvement in correctional and criminal life into programs and interventions for these individuals...
  95. doi Clinical approaches to special issues related to opioid therapy
    Perry G Fine
    Pain Research Center, School of Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 25:S20-8. 2009
  96. doi The value ground of nursing
    Ingrid Snellman
    School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 19:714-26. 2012
    ..In order to implement the values within the value ground, two prerequisites are discussed and claimed as essential: ethical dialogue and a caring encounter between care provider and patients...
  97. doi Evaluation of an electrolyte replacement protocol in an adult intensive care unit: a retrospective before and after analysis
    Zahra Kanji
    Pharmacy Department and Intensive Care Unit, Lions Gate Hospital, 231 East, 15th Street, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 25:181-9. 2009
    ..Electrolyte imbalances are frequently encountered in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and protocol-driven interventions may facilitate more timely and uniform care...
  98. doi The effects of psychological status of the patients with digestive system cancers on prognosis of the disease
    Jun Tian
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou 350004, Fujian Province, China
    Cancer Nurs 32:230-5. 2009
  99. ncbi Patient satisfaction with colorectal cancer follow-up system: an audit
    Susan Wilkinson
    Colorectal Services, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts, Cambridge
    Br J Nurs 18:40-4. 2009
    ..Areas for improvement were identified. The key point from the survey was that patients would like a follow-up phone call post-diagnosis and 48 hours post-discharge from hospital. This has been implemented since the audit...
  100. doi Impact of childhood cancer on parents' relationships: an integrative review
    Fernanda Machado da Silva
    University of Sao Paulo at Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Nurs Scholarsh 42:250-61. 2010
    ..Emotional tensions can affect parents' relationships during the trajectory of the child's cancer illness. We conducted an integrative review to examine the evidence related to the effects of childhood cancer on parents' relationships...
  101. ncbi Community nurses' experiences of ethical dilemmas in palliative care: a Swedish study
    Margareta Karlsson
    Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, University West, Trollhattan, Sweden
    Int J Palliat Nurs 16:224-31. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to highlight community nurses' experiences of ethical dilemmas in palliative care...

Research Grants68

  1. A Longitudinal Study of Health Risk Behavior in Youth
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    DONNA REW; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The expected outcome is an effective, brief intervention for promoting sexual health that can be delivered to homeless adolescents in an unsheltered environment. ..
  3. Developing Health Behaviors in Middle Adolescence
    DONNA LYNN REW; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Sandra Millon Underwood; Fiscal Year: 2004 be tested will focus on the degree to which the program facilitates the integration of didactic content, thoughtful discussions, clinical/laboratory experiences, related literature, evidence-based information obtained from the ..
  5. Risk Perception/Communications/Reduction Behaviors
    Lois Loescher; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results of this research will be used to formulate a model of risk processes and develop future behavioral interventions to reduce cancer risk. ..
  6. Cancer Pain Management-Decision Support Computer Program
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Life Support Decisions for Extremely Premature Infants
    Karen Kavanaugh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of data will focus on summarizing each case and identifying themes within and across cases. Data from this study will be used in a subsequent intervention study. ..
  8. Native Navigation across the Cancer Continuum in Comanche Nation
    Valerie S Eschiti; Fiscal Year: 2010
  9. A Multiethnic Internet Study on Menopausal Symptoms
    Eun Ok Im; Fiscal Year: 2008
  10. Effects of a Hip Fracture Prevention Website for Seniors
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, a follow-up study will be conducted to ascertain effectiveness of the TSW for other older adults' health problems (i.e., hypertension) that can be prevented or managed in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Alcohol Use Reduction in Methadone Individuals with HCV
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Feasibility of a Theory-Based Online Hip Fracture Resource Center for Caregivers
    Eun Shim Nahm; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Community-Based Approach to Designing an AIDS Program for HIV+ Mothers in India
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings will lead to future funding to actually develop and test a newly designed program. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Testing a Model of Quality Care in Home Health
    Mary Lynn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. A Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    Robin Whittemore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. To explore the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a lifestyle change program delivered by NPs in primary care settings. ..
  16. An Exploration of Perceived Racial/Ethnic Discrimination in Cancer Care Delivery
    Maureen Campesino; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    JANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..e., t-tests, linear regression, GEE, mixed model). Study findings will significantly contribute to the scientific basis of hot flash management in women following treatment for breast cancer. ..
  18. Multifamily Group Autonomy Support Psychoeducation for Patents and Middle Adolesc
    CAROL JEAN DASHIFF; Fiscal Year: 2010
  19. Family Experience: End of Life for a Family Member with a Chronic Illness
    DEBRA LYNN MCHALE WIEGAND; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of the study will be published and presented in local and national meetings to health care professionals and others who would benefit from information related to how to help these vulnerable family members. ..
  20. A Decision Support Tool for Adult Sickle Cell Emergency Department Patients
    Paula Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This knowledge will position the candidate to launch a research career as an investigator who will conduct projects aimed at scientifically evaluating mechanisms to improve the care of persons with SCD in the ED setting. ..
  21. Computerized Assessment of Cancer Symptoms
    JANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2005
  22. Promoting Sleep in Mothers of Low Birth Weight Infants: a Pilot Study
    Shih Yu Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Carol Dashiff; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Model fit will be evaluated by several methods, including goodness of fit and diagnostic plots of individual subject slopes. ..
    Adeline Nyamathi; Fiscal Year: 2002
  25. Social Messages and Teen Sexual Health: Voices of Urban African American Youth
    Molly Secor Turner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, field notes will be recorded. The proposed study will be conducted with the guidance of established community consultants. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Technology to Automatically Detect Early Signs of Illness in Senior Housing
    Marilyn J Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Subjects will not use any expensive telehealth equipment or wear any devices. We propose to use this information to detect changes in health status which could indicate an impending acute illness or exacerbation of chronic illness. ..
  27. Major Depression Following Minor Injury
    Therese Richmond; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Further, this design, using comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, will allow a critical analysis of the influence of major depression and related psychiatric disorders on outcomes following minor injury. ..
  28. DyNADS: A Dynamic Network Analysis Decision Support Tool for Nurse Managers
    Joyce A Verran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3. Evaluate DyNADS'validity, scalability, and usefulness through a field test. 4. Evaluate the feasibility of implementing DyNADS or nursing units. ..
  29. Rural Hospital Nursing: Environment, Effects and Evidence
    Robin Newhouse; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project has promising potential to improve quality of care to the rural population using the novel approach of focusing on an understudied area, nursing in rural hospitals. ..
  30. Tobacco Cessation via Public Health Dental Clinics
    Judith Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..4) The RE-AIM framework will be used to translate and evaluate the intervention in a "real world'' setting. 5) It is a disseminable model that, if effective, can used by public dental clinics throughout the US. ..
  31. Reducing Sedative Exposure in Ventilated ICU Patients
    Linda Chlan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Korean Immigrants & Mammography-Culture-Specific Health Intervention (KIM-CHI)
    Eunice E Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010
  33. Fostering Independence in Nursing and Outcomes Research
    Christopher Friese; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The research projects examine the relationship between the nursing practice environment and outcomes of care for patients with cancer. ..
  34. WSTDtv: Adolescent Multimedia STD Prevention Curriculum
    Richard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Intended to address this gap, the effort proposed herein describes the development of WSTDtv - an STD/HIV curriculum for use by teachers in middle school and early secondary school classrooms. ..
  35. A Decision Aid for Cancer-Surviving Adolescents
    Patricia Hollen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Data will be collected during a semistructured interview for the initial and 12-month clinic visits. Generalized linear models will be used for data analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Prenatal Care for African American Women: Effect of Client-Provider Interaction
    Chin Hwa Yi; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, this research addresses NINR scientific goals of reducing health disparities and improving quality of care, and is congruent with the mission of AHRQ which includes improving the outcomes and quality of health care. ..
  37. Multilevel Intervention to Improve Nursing Home Outcomes
    Marilyn Rantz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Similarly, we will observe processes of care delivery before, during and after the multilevel intervention to describe the adoption of the care delivery strategies recommended in the intervention. ..
  38. Disparate Metastatic Breast Cancer Symptom Severity and Management Barriers
    Margaret Rosenzweig; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Supportive activities will take place at the Yale University School of Nursing, Harvard University and through the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. ..
  39. Factors Associated with Post-Stroke Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life
    Elizabeth Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research project studies these problems to see how health care providers can help. Stroke is the leading cause of adult disability, making it a major public health concern in the United States. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Linda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Research Question 1: Which source of cancer risk discussions will improve the rates of patient compliance with the recommended colorectal early detection tests more, physician or staff initiated? ..
  41. ECG Educational Software for Health Professionals
    Richard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Finally, ECG manufacturers will be contacted for phase 3 partnerships for machine-specific support packages. ..
  42. Impact of False Positive Neonatal Hearing Screening
    David Elkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Ultimately, this study aims to improve the long-term well-being and overall quality of life of mothers and their newborn infants. ..
  43. Factors Associated with RN Decisions to Work
    Carol Brewer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, we will expand the tools that can be used to examine work behavior of the whole RN population, and ultimately develop relevant policy. ..
  44. Scientific Misconduct: Role of the Research Coordinator
    Barbara Habermann; Fiscal Year: 2004
  45. Music Imagery for Patients in Protected Environments
    Debra Burns; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Individuals assigned to standard care will receive standard treatment, which includes hospital admission for induction chemotherapy. All subjects will complete repeated measures of general anxiety, affect, and fatigue. ..
  46. STARstreams: Multimedia and Conflict Resolution
    Richard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..STARStreams will be a cost-effective means of providing conflict resolution support to large numbers of students. ..
    Sally Rankin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Social support and self-efficacy are mediating variable sand will be measured by the MOS Social Support Scale and the Jenkins Self-Efficacy Expectation scales for Walking and General Activity. ..
  48. Unit Level Nurse Workload Impacts on Patient Safety
    Nancy Donaldson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Of equal importance, this study will advance staffing measurement by tracing and analyzing the impact of variation in staffing and patient turnover, exploring the impact of variance on patient safety and outcomes. ..
  49. Prostate Cancer Survivor Narratives & Doctors' Responses
    Barbara Bokhour; Fiscal Year: 2002
  50. Improving Outcomes of LBW Premature Infants and Parents
    Bernadette Melnyk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Donna Gates; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Data analysis will also determine whether the intervention group demonstrated a significant difference in violence prevention skills than the control group. ..
  52. Enhancing Infant Emotion Regulation: Two Holding Methods
    Madalynn Neu; Fiscal Year: 2005
  53. Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy
    Judith Erlen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A similar approach will be used for the secondary aims examining intervention effect on clinical response and quality of life. Exploratory aims will be examined using structural equation modeling. ..
  54. Custom Computer Support: Home Care of CABG Patients
    Patricia Brennan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Key outcome variables include patient and nurse satisfaction with care, patient self-management, 30-day readmission rate and nurse workload. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
  56. Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Multiple Sclerosis
    Robert Motl; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Maternal physiological factors influencing labor length
    JEREMY NEAL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results may offer support to alternative labor management strategies. ..
  58. Diet, Colon Cancer, and Cancer Communications
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Obtaining this award will greatly broaden and strengthen the candidate's focus on cancer prevention and control. ..
  59. Regular Exercise Among Women at Risk for Preeclampsia
    SeonAe Yeo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Repeated Measures ANOVA will be applied to assess the effect of exercise on various biological markers. ANCOVA will be applied to control confounding factors. ..
    Ann Kolanowski; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study holds promise for improving quality of life for nursing home residents with dementia by using theoretically based activities to respond to their needs. ..
  61. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Antioxidant nutrients and Oxidative DNA Damage in Afric*
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this work would potentially provide investigators with a validated instrument for assessing antioxidant nutrient exposure in population-based studies in the U.S. ..
  63. Quality of Life Therapy for Adults with ESRD Awaiting Renal Transplantation
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These benefits have the potential to extend the QOL outcomes otherwise derived from transplantation alone. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  64. Critical Factors Impacting Family Transition to Preschool Special Health Services
    Linda Caley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  65. Cross Cultural Parenting
    Leanne Whiteside Mansell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  66. Dietary Supplements and Lung & Colorectal Cancer Risk
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    James Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. A Hope Intervention to Influence Quality of Life among Female Survivors of Childh
    Mary Ann Cantrell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These concerns are highlighted in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report on improving the care for childhood cancer survivors (Hewitt, Weiner, &Simone, 2003). ..