professional family relations

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Summary: The interactions between the professional person and the family.

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  1. ncbi A personal reflection on sitting at the bedside of a dying loved one: the vigil
    Jan Woodhouse
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University College Chester, CH1 4BJ
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:537-41. 2004
  2. ncbi Living with disability: part 2. The child/family/nurse relationship
    Helen Warner
    Univ of Kent Cert, Counselling Studies
    Paediatr Nurs 18:38-43; quiz 44. 2006
  3. ncbi Parents' perceptions of staff competency in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Luisa Cescutti-Butler
    Maternity and Neonatal Services, Salisbury NHS Trust and Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:752-61. 2003
  4. ncbi Pediatric residents' responses that discourage discussion of psychosocial problems in primary care
    Lawrence S Wissow
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1569-78. 2005
  5. ncbi The vortex: families' experiences with death in the intensive care unit
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:200-9. 2002
  6. ncbi Families looking back: one year after discussion of withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining support
    K H Abbott
    Program on the Medical Encounter and Palliative Care, Durham VA Medical Center, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:197-201. 2001
  7. ncbi Parents' perceptions of health professionals' responses when seeking help for their overweight children
    L D Edmunds
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Fam Pract 22:287-92. 2005
  8. ncbi Enhancing parent-provider communication in ambulatory pediatric practice
    Chantelle Nobile Hart
    Department of Psychology, Case University Medical School and Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 63:38-46. 2006
  9. ncbi Genetic counseling and neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis: an assessment of the communication process
    D J Ciske
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Pediatrics 107:699-705. 2001
  10. ncbi 'They've forgotten that I'm the mum': constructing and practising motherhood in special care nurseries
    D Lupton
    School of Social Science and Liberal Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 53:1011-21. 2001

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  1. ncbi A personal reflection on sitting at the bedside of a dying loved one: the vigil
    Jan Woodhouse
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care, University College Chester, CH1 4BJ
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:537-41. 2004
    ..This reflection shares the experiences of one family and highlights the importance of communication among family members and also between family and staff. The article suggests a number of lessons for practitioners...
  2. ncbi Living with disability: part 2. The child/family/nurse relationship
    Helen Warner
    Univ of Kent Cert, Counselling Studies
    Paediatr Nurs 18:38-43; quiz 44. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi Parents' perceptions of staff competency in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Luisa Cescutti-Butler
    Maternity and Neonatal Services, Salisbury NHS Trust and Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Dorset, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:752-61. 2003
    ..These ideas are supported by the available literature. A number of methodological issues are raised...
  4. ncbi Pediatric residents' responses that discourage discussion of psychosocial problems in primary care
    Lawrence S Wissow
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1569-78. 2005
    ..Studies spanning nearly 4 decades demonstrate that doctors ignore or dismiss many patient bids for discussion of psychosocial topics. We sought to understand characteristics of doctors, patients, and visits in which this occurs...
  5. ncbi The vortex: families' experiences with death in the intensive care unit
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    University of Utah College of Nursing, Salt Lake City, USA
    Am J Crit Care 11:200-9. 2002
    ..Lack of communication from healthcare providers contributes to the anxiety and distress reported by patients' families after a patient's death in the intensive care unit...
  6. ncbi Families looking back: one year after discussion of withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining support
    K H Abbott
    Program on the Medical Encounter and Palliative Care, Durham VA Medical Center, NC, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:197-201. 2001
    ..Families sought comfort in the identification and contact of a "doctor-in-charge." ICU policies such as family conference rooms and lenient visitation accommodate families during end-of-life decision-making...
  7. ncbi Parents' perceptions of health professionals' responses when seeking help for their overweight children
    L D Edmunds
    Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, 24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ, UK
    Fam Pract 22:287-92. 2005
    ..Attitudes and practices of primary care personnel have been sought about adult obesity, but rarely about overweight children. Parents' views in this respect have not been explored. This paper addresses that omission...
  8. ncbi Enhancing parent-provider communication in ambulatory pediatric practice
    Chantelle Nobile Hart
    Department of Psychology, Case University Medical School and Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 63:38-46. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Genetic counseling and neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis: an assessment of the communication process
    D J Ciske
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Pediatrics 107:699-705. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi 'They've forgotten that I'm the mum': constructing and practising motherhood in special care nurseries
    D Lupton
    School of Social Science and Liberal Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 53:1011-21. 2001
    ..The nurses' attitude to and treatment of the mothers was integral in the development of the mothers' relationship with their infants in the nurseries, and this influence extended beyond discharge of the infants...
  11. ncbi Patient-centred care: What are the experiences of prostate cancer patients and their partners?
    Paul Sinfield
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Princess Road West, Leicester, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 73:91-6. 2008
    ..To gain an in depth understanding of the experiences of care of men with prostate cancer and their partners...
  12. ncbi Perceptions of health care providers' communication: relationships between patient-centered communication and satisfaction
    Melissa Bekelja Wanzer
    Department of Communication Studies, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY 14208 1098, USA
    Health Commun 16:363-83. 2004
    ..In addition, PCC behaviors were perceived to be used more frequently with children in better health than with children with poorer health status...
  13. ncbi Parents' views of their children's participation in phase I oncology clinical trials
    Janet A Deatrick
    International Center of Research for Women, Children, and Families, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 19:114-21. 2002
    ..These themes are contrasted to clinical, parental, and ethical perspectives from the literature to make recommendations for further research emphasizing the concerns of families...
  14. ncbi Withdrawal of mechanical ventilation in anticipation of death in the intensive care unit
    Deborah Cook
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    N Engl J Med 349:1123-32. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the clinical determinants that were associated with the withdrawal of mechanical ventilation...
  15. ncbi A family-centered, community-based system of services for children and youth with special health care needs
    James M Perrin
    Center for Child and Adolescent Health Policy, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 161:933-6. 2007
    ..Previous work by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau to define CYSHCN has had widespread program effects. This article similarly seeks to provide a definition of a system of services...
  16. ncbi Clinician-parent communication during informed consent for pediatric leukemia trials
    Victoria A Miller
    Department of Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, 11220 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:219-29. 2005
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  17. ncbi Communicating bad news: a pediatric department's evaluation of a simulated intervention
    L W Greenberg
    Office of Medical Education, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Pediatrics 103:1210-7. 1999
    ..To determine if pediatric residents and emergency department (ED) fellows could improve their ability to counsel and inform standardized patients (SPs) about bad news...
  18. ncbi Teaching communication and stress management skills to junior physicians dealing with cancer patients: a Belgian Interuniversity Curriculum
    Isabelle Bragard
    Faculté des Sciences Psychologiques et de l Education, Universite de Liege, Belgium
    Support Care Cancer 14:454-61. 2006
    ..Such an intensive course seems to be necessary to facilitate the transfer of learned skills in clinical practice...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi Doctor-family-patient relationship: the Chinese paradigm of informed consent
    Yali Cong
    Department of Medical Ethics, Peking University Health Science Center, Peking, China
    J Med Philos 29:149-78. 2004
    ..The author predicts that the DFPR model will further develop in China but that it will maintain its Chinese character...
  21. ncbi Family-centred care in paediatric and neonatal nursing--a literature review
    L K Irlam
    Department of Nursing Education, University of the Witwatersrand
    Curationis 25:28-34. 2002
    ..Precursor concepts in family-centred care are described followed by a cursory overview of the reality of family-centred care, its cultural dimensions and matters of family strengths and choices in family-centred care...
  22. ncbi Mothers' experiences of having their newborn child in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Helena Wigert
    Department of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:35-41. 2006
    ..Separation from the child is found to be the most difficult aspect for mothers when their newborn child is hospitalized in a NICU...
  23. ncbi Recalled relationships with parents and perceptions of professional support in mothers of infants treated for cleft lip
    Jonathan Hill
    Child and Developmental Psychiatry, University Child Mental Health, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, UK
    Attach Hum Dev 6:21-30. 2004
    ..Further research is needed to clarify the role of attachment processes in parents' responses to serious medical conditions in their children, and into the implications for the way professionals in paediatric services provide support...
  24. ncbi Commentary: SES, ethnicity and goodness-of-fit in clinician-parent communication during pediatric cancer trials
    Celia B Fisher
    Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University, Department of Psychology, Dealy Hall, 441 East Fordham Road, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 30:231-4. 2005
  25. ncbi How do primary care physicians manage children with possible developmental delays? A national survey with an experimental design
    Laura Sices
    Division of Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology, Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 6038, USA
    Pediatrics 113:274-82. 2004
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  26. pmc Parental consent in paediatric clinical research
    H Chappuy
    Département d Urgences Pédiatriques, Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades Faculté de Médecine René Descartes, Paris, France
    Arch Dis Child 91:112-6. 2006
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  27. ncbi Moral justifications for surrogate decision making in the intensive care unit: implications and limitations
    Robert M Arnold
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, PA 15213, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:S347-53. 2003
    ..We end by offering a number of specific suggestions for improving communication with surrogates...
  28. pmc Teaching and learning consultation skills for paediatric practice
    R J Howells
    University of Cambridge, Department of Paediatrics, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Dis Child 91:367-70. 2006
    ..Communication problems among health professionals are common. Fortunately, the skills of effective communication can be taught and learned. This paper highlights evidence based approaches to teaching these skills with minimal resources...
  29. ncbi Parent identification of early emerging child behavior problems: predictors of sharing parental concern with health providers
    Katherine D Ellingson
    School of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:766-72. 2004
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  30. ncbi Nurses' perceptions of parental involvement in hospital care
    Britt Marie Ygge
    Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Nurs 19:38-40. 2007
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  31. ncbi Studying communication about end-of-life care during the ICU family conference: development of a framework
    J Randall Curtis
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Crit Care 17:147-60. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of the way this communication is currently conducted...
  32. ncbi Should parents assess the interpersonal skills of doctors who treat their children? A literature review
    M O'Keefe
    Adelaide University, Department of Paediatrics, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 37:531-8. 2001
    ..In order to make full use of the information obtained from parents, there is a need for further study to establish the sensitivity of parent evaluations and methods to facilitate the process of obtaining this information...
  33. ncbi An observational study of the level at which parents participate in decisions during their child's hospitalization
    Inger Hallström
    Department of Paediatrics, University Hospital, S 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    Nurs Ethics 9:202-14. 2002
    ..Professionals need to communicate more openly with them in order to identify and satisfy their needs because some parents are unwilling or incapable of expressing them...
  34. ncbi A study of parental involvement in pediatric hospital care: implications for clinical practice
    Britt Marie Ygge
    Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, and Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Pediatr Nurs 19:217-23. 2004
    ..Although it has become common practice for parents to stay with their sick child in hospital, most hospitals lack routines and staff guidelines for involving parents in care processes and decisions...
  35. ncbi Communicating a diagnosis of developmental disability to parents: multiprofessional negotiation frameworks
    P A Bartolo
    Department of Psychology, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Child Care Health Dev 28:65-71. 2002
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  36. ncbi Pediatric residents' use of jargon during counseling about newborn genetic screening results
    Michael Farrell
    Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226 0509, USA
    Pediatrics 122:243-9. 2008
    ..The goal was to investigate pediatric residents' usage of jargon during discussions about positive newborn screening test results...
  37. ncbi Quality of care of the preterm infant--the parent and nurse perspective
    Karin Jackson
    Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 95:29-37. 2006
    ..To study the subjective opinions about what is important in care at neonatal units and child health centres (CHCs) for premature newborns, and to compare these opinions with the care actually given...
  38. ncbi Family interviewing: a review of the literature in primary care
    Thomas L Campbell
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Fam Med 34:312-8. 2002
    ..Interviewing families is an essential skill for family physicians, but there is little research on the process or outcomes of family interviewing in primary care...
  39. ncbi Current opinion in pediatrics: ethics and law 2001
    William Meadow
    Department of Pediatrics and MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 14:170-3. 2002
  40. ncbi Autonomy gone awry: a cross-cultural study of parents' experiences in neonatal intensive care units
    Kristina Orfali
    MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, IL 60637 1470, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 25:329-65. 2004
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  41. ncbi Negotiation of parental roles within family-centred care: a review of the research
    Jo Corlett
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK
    J Clin Nurs 15:1308-16. 2006
    ..To review research published in the past 15 years about how children's nurses' negotiate with parents in relation to family-centred care...
  42. ncbi Struggling with the fragility of life: a relational-narrative approach to ethics in palliative nursing
    Tineke A Abma
    Institute for Healthcare Ethics and Philosophy, University of Maastricht, Post Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Nurs Ethics 12:337-48. 2005
    ..In palliative nursing this entails open communication about the fragility of life and approaching death. In relational narratives, answers to these ethical dilemmas are co-authored, contingent and contextual...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi Being invigorated in parenthood: parents' experiences of being supported by professionals when having a disabled child
    Britt Marie Lindblad
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Borås, Sweden
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:288-97. 2005
    ..The meaning of experiences of lack of support illuminates the consequences for the entire family's well-being and the struggle parents experience to gain confidence as parents and recognition of the child as valuable...
  45. ncbi Family as a member of the trauma rounds: a strategy for maximized communication
    William R Schiller
    Southern Illinois Trauma Center, Springfield, USA
    J Trauma Nurs 10:93-101. 2003
    ..Communication failure is the root of much dysfunction in health care and improvement would be well received. The Trauma Team chose to include family members in daily work rounds, allowing total access to team deliberations...
  46. ncbi Interactions between family members and staff in intensive care units--an observation and interview study
    Ing Mari Söderström
    Department of Health and Behavioural Sciences, Kalmar University, S 391 82 Kalmar, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 43:707-16. 2006
    ..Research about interactions between family members and staff are sparse, although family members' needs and experiences in intensive care units are well researched areas...
  47. ncbi Registered Nurses working together with family members of older people
    Karin Weman
    Department of Caring and Public Health Sciences, Malardalen University, Vasteras, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 15:281-9. 2006
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  48. ncbi Mental health professional support in families with a member suffering from severe mental illness: a grounded theory model
    Helena Gavois
    The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Unit, Psychiatry in Halland, Halmstad, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:102-9. 2006
    ..For future studies, it is important to study the interaction of the family with SMI and the connection between hope, coping and empowerment...
  49. ncbi The challenges of caring for families of the terminally ill: nurses' lived experience
    Pathmavathy Namasivayam
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Frankston, Victoria
    Contemp Nurse 19:169-80. 2005
    ..Moreover, some of the major barriers identified were time constraints and excessive workloads. Finally, some implications of the findings for registered nurses are discussed...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi Stress and coping among families of patients with traumatic brain injury: a review of the literature
    Sofie Verhaeghe
    Nursing Science, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 14:1004-12. 2005
    ..The stress-coping theory and the systems theory provide the theoretical framework for this review...
  52. ncbi The moral experience of parents regarding life-support decisions for their critically-ill children: a preliminary study in France
    Franco A Carnevale
    Montreal Children s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    J Child Health Care 10:69-82. 2006
    ..These findings raise important issues for clinical practice and further research in France...
  53. ncbi Unmet needs of family members in the medical intensive care waiting room
    Gloria Browning
    Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee at Martin, TN 38238, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 29:86-95. 2006
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  54. ncbi Informational and emotional support received by relatives before and after the cancer patient's death
    Elina Eriksson
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Helsinki Polytechnic, P O Box 4030, FIN 00099 City of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:48-58. 2006
    ..Some background variables for both patients and relatives correlated with the support received by relatives before and after the patient's death...
  55. ncbi Determining the impact of a surgical liaison nurse role in the paediatric operating room
    Kathy MacDonald
    Children s Perioperative Care Team, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Can Oper Room Nurs J 24:7-8, 10-1, 13-4 passim. 2006
    ..Qualitative findings implied that the surgical liaison nurse facilitated the transfer of necessary information between the perioperative care team and the family thus providing a support mechanism for families under stress...
  56. ncbi How do family caregivers describe their needs for professional help?
    Michael J Yedidia
    Rutgers Center for State Health Policy in New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Am J Nurs 108:35-7. 2008
  57. ncbi Anticipatory mourning in parents with a child who dies while hospitalized
    Annie Rini
    Division of Endocrinology, Nemours Children s Clinic, Jacksonville, FL 32207, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:272-82. 2007
    ..Offered are recommendations for health care professionals that may assist parents in coping with the death of their child...
  58. ncbi Seizing possibilities for positive family caregiving in nursing homes
    Ursula Kellett
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Research Centre for Clinical Practice Innovation, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1479-87. 2007
    ..This paper explores the ways family members reconstruct meaning through seizing possibilities for positive caregiving in nursing homes...
  59. ncbi The "HUG": an innovative approach to pediatric nursing care
    Jan Tedder
    SAS Institute Health Care Center, Cary, NC, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:210-4. 2007
    ..Nurses' use of the HUG is aimed at helping nurses enhance their relationships with parents, helping parents feel heard and attended to, encouraging parents to share what worries them most, and increasing nurses' job satisfaction...
  60. ncbi Cooperation between parents and school nurses in primary schools: parents' perceptions
    Tiina Mäenpää
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:86-92. 2008
    ..Developing frank and trusting relationships contributes to easy and uninhibited cooperation. Cooperation between parents and school nurses has not been widely researched internationally...
  61. ncbi Effective nurse parent communication: a study of parents' perceptions in the NICU environment
    Liz Jones
    Griffith University, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 69:206-12. 2007
    ..This study examined mothers' and fathers' perceptions of effective and ineffective communication by nurses in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) environment, using communication accommodation theory (CAT) as the framework...
  62. 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
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  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 Parents' perceptions of the quality of pediatric and perinatal end-of-life care
    Kimberley Widger
    Pediatric Palliative Care Service, IWK Health Centre, NS, Canada
    Pediatr Nurs 34:53-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the quality of care provided before, at the time of, and following the death of an infant, child, or adolescent from the perspective of the parent, using a newly developed survey...
  65. ncbi From hope and expectation to unexpected death after cardiac surgery
    Bodil Ivarsson
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 24:242-50. 2008
    ..The aim was to interview relatives of patients who have died in connection with cardiac surgery and describe their experiences of information, reception and care...
  66. ncbi Consumer and carer participation in mental health care: the carer's perspective: part 1 - the importance of respect and collaboration
    Val Goodwin
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:607-23. 2007
    ..These findings demonstrate the variable experiences of carers in their opportunities to participate and the important role nurses can assume in supporting both carers and consumers through this process...
  67. ncbi Coping processes of Taiwanese families during the postdischarge period for an elderly family member with hip fracture
    Hsiao Juan Li
    School of Nursing, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Nurs Sci Q 20:273-9. 2007
    ..By understanding these coping processes, nurses can assist families to enhance adaptation...
  68. ncbi Close relatives in intensive care from the perspective of critical care nurses
    Asa Engström
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Science, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:1651-9. 2007
    ..The aim was to describe critical care nurses' experiences of close relatives within intensive care...
  69. ncbi The meaning of being supportive for family caregivers as narrated by registered nurses working in palliative homecare
    Peter Stoltz
    School of Health and Society, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Nurs Sci Q 19:163-73. 2006
    ..Twenty nurses from the hospitals in Sweden participated in the study. Two core themes were found: forming a relationship and keeping caregiving at home...
  70. ncbi The psychosocial impact on parents of tube feeding their child
    Rollins Hazel
    Luton and Dunstable Hospital
    Paediatr Nurs 18:19-22. 2006
    ..The significance parents attach to oral feeding and their information and respite care needs when tube feeding must be recognised and further explored...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi Relatives in end-of-life care--part 1: a systematic review of the literature the five last years, January 1999-February 2004
    Birgitta Andershed
    Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro and Ersta Sköndal University College, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 15:1158-69. 2006
    ..To review systematically research conducted during the past five years focusing on the relatives' situation and needs in end-of-life care...
  73. ncbi Parents' experiences of collaboration with community healthcare professionals
    E S Jakobsen
    Diakonhjemmet University College Rogaland, Naerbø, Norway
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 13:498-505. 2006
    ..Further research on parents' experiences of collaboration is necessary. The value of parents as an important source of support can be enhanced by means of increased collaboration...
  74. ncbi Within the web: the family-practitioner relationship in the context of chronic childhood illness
    Annette R Dickinson
    Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Child Health Care 10:309-25. 2006
    ..The nature of the relationship is often simple, yet it coexists with complexity...
  75. ncbi A qualitative evaluation of a family nursing intervention
    Fabie Duhamel
    Faculty of Nursing, Universite de Montreal, the Centre Hospitalier de l Université de Montreal, Canada
    Clin Nurse Spec 21:43-9. 2007
    ..For the CNS, family interventions were considered a privilege since they helped relieve suffering and her own feelings of powerlessness. These results have the potential to improve family nursing interventions and enhance CNS practice...
  76. ncbi Pediatric brain tumor patients: their parents' perceptions of the hospital experience
    Alun C Jackson
    University of Melbourne School of Social Work, Victoria, Australia
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 24:95-105. 2007
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  77. ncbi An exploration of best practice in multi-agency working and the experiences of families of children with complex health needs. What works well and what needs to be done to improve practice for the future?
    Bernie Carter
    Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
    J Clin Nurs 16:527-39. 2007
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  78. ncbi Perceived needs of critical care family members: a phenomenological discourse
    Shirley Fry
    Department of Nursing, University of Tennessee, Martin, Tennessee 38238, USA
    Crit Care Nurs Q 30:181-8. 2007
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  79. ncbi Stroke: coping strategies and depression among Chinese caregivers of survivors during hospitalisation
    Yanru Qiu
    Department of Oncology, Renmin Hospital, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
    J Clin Nurs 17:1563-73. 2008
    ..aims and objectives: The main aim of this study was to identify the coping strategies of stroke caregivers, to identify the factors associated with caregivers' depression and to identify predictors of caregivers' depression...
  80. ncbi Identifying family care process themes in caring for their hospitalized elders
    Hong Li
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 18:97-101. 2005
    ..Understanding how family caregivers provide care can help nurses to work effectively with family caregivers to improve the outcomes of hospitalized elders...
  81. ncbi Family involvement: the key to opening locked wards and closed minds
    Maureen Jubb
    Armadale Clinic, Armadale, Western Australia, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 11:47-53. 2002
    ....
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi Family caregiver satisfaction with care at end of life: report from the cultural variations study (CVAS)
    Etienne J Phipps
    Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Einstein Center for Urban Health Policy and Research, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:340-2. 2004
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  84. ncbi A voice for the dying
    Mary Ann Meeker
    University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA
    Clin Nurs Res 13:326-42. 2004
    ..Advice from experienced surrogates offers nurses both direct guidance to help them meet surrogates' needs and insight to assist them in coaching surrogates in the performance of this critical role...
  85. ncbi Shaping mutuality: nurse-family caregiver interactions in caring for older people with depression
    Yun Hee Jeon
    Health and Ageing Research Unit, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 13:126-34. 2004
    ..It is through the process of "shaping mutuality" that a nurse and family caregiver learn to collaborate, and achieve their individual goals and desired outcomes, both for the patient and for themselves...
  86. ncbi Communicating about end-of-life care with patients and families in the intensive care unit
    J Randall Curtis
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359762, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
    Crit Care Clin 20:363-80, viii. 2004
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  87. ncbi Influences on positive family involvement in aged care: an ethnographic view
    Ruth Marquis
    Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 16:178-86. 2004
    ..This study is part of a larger study investigating relational quality in aged care environment...
  88. ncbi Guaranteed returns: investing in conversations with families of patients with cancer
    Fabie Duhamel
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 8:68-71. 2004
    ..This article reviews practical suggestions to guide these conversations and provides examples of questions to ask to facilitate communication...
  89. ncbi Needs of family members of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Implications for evidence-based practice
    A Elaine Bond
    Brigham Young University College of Nursing, Provo, Utah, USA
    Crit Care Nurse 23:63-72. 2003
  90. ncbi Seeking support: caregiver strategies for interacting with health personnel
    Myrna Heinrich
    Capital Health Home Care, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 35:38-56. 2003
    ..These findings confirm the importance of mutuality in relationships with health personnel and support the use of partnership and empowerment models of professional practice...
  91. ncbi Parental views about services for children attending schools for the emotionally and behaviourally disturbed (EBD): a qualitative analysis
    T Crawford
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Guy s, King s and St Thomas Medical School and Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Child Care Health Dev 29:481-91. 2003
    ..The study aims to gain an understanding of the journey through the educational system taken by these children and to explore their families' experience of services along the way...
  92. ncbi The process of giving information to families of critically ill patients: a field of tension
    Concha Zaforteza
    Department of Nursing and Physiotherapy, University of Balearic Islands, Spain
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:135-45. 2005
    ..We propose that the existing power relationships in intensive care units should be challenged if we expect health care professionals to offer patients' relatives a planned information process...
  93. ncbi Eating disorders: a qualitative analysis of the parents' journey
    Barbara Beale
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Contemp Nurse 18:124-32. 2004
    ..The research findings are taken directly from the accounts provided by parents. These parents' stories will be of interest to health professionals working with families in the area of eating disorders...
  94. ncbi [Bone marrow transplantation in children. Constructive evaluation of an intervention for parents]
    Sylvie Noiseux
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, l Université de Montréal
    Perspect Infirm 1:12-24. 2003
    ..The study found that being informed rapidly, meeting other parents and receiving support from the extended family are all needs experienced by parents that help identify appropriate nursing interventions...
  95. ncbi Being in tune with oneself, children, and parents: meanings of being a supporter to families with children who disabilities as narrated by parent-selected professionals
    Britt Marie Lindblad
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Borås, Boras, Sweden
    J Pediatr Nurs 20:214-23. 2005
    ....
  96. 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...
  97. ncbi Guiding parents through the death of their infant
    E Workman
    Holden Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48103, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 30:569-73. 2001
    ..Interventions for grieving parents are described in this article...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi The identification of family members' contribution to patients' care in the intensive care unit: a naturalistic inquiry
    Caroline M A Williams
    Queen Alexandra s Royal Naval Nursing Service, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Nurs Crit Care 10:6-14. 2005
    ....
  100. ncbi [Restorative pedagogic developmental support for the chronically ill child]
    Barbara Stüben
    Kinder und Jugendlichenpsychotherapeutin, Supervisorin DGSv, Klinikum Krefeld, Zentrum für Kinder und Jugendmedizin, Krefeld
    Kinderkrankenschwester 22:65-71. 2003
  101. ncbi Lost in translation: dignity dialogues at the end of life
    Laura Hawryluck
    Ian Anderson Continuing Education Program in EOL Care, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:150-4. 2004
    ..The fundamental issues in discussion with all patients diagnosed with a life-threatening illness are ones of respect for persons, acceptance, caring, and the value of interpersonal relationships...

Research Grants72

  1. Balancing Hope & Truth-Telling for Patients with Ca/COPD
    J Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These strategies will be described and translated into interventions targeting nurses, physicians, and teams who provide care for patients with cancer, COPD, and other life-limiting diseases. ..
  2. Improving Physician Skill at Providing End-of-Life Care
    J Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results will allow investigators and others to develop targeted educational and systemic interventions to improve the quality of this care. ..
  3. IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH CARE BY PEDIATRIC GENERALISTS
    Lawrence Wissow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The second will explore how concepts of therapeutic alliance, which have been shown to predict treatment outcome in specialized mental health services, can be applied to mental health care provided by generalists. ..
  4. Trial of psychosocial training for pediatric generalists
    Lawrence Wissow; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCER
    Pamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
  6. Involving Parents in Adolescent Drug Abuse Treatment
    Michael Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..HLM analyses will enable a comparison of differences in the trajectories of therapeutic processes between Dropouts and Completers. ..
  7. Timely End-of-Life Communication to Parents of Children with Brain Tumors
    VERNA LEE FERGUSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study may help health care providers learn ways to provide timely information in sensitive ways in order for parents to make decisions regarding starting and/or ending treatments, and advanced care planning. ..
  8. Parental Illness Representations and Asthma Management
    HANNELORE YOOS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  9. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Parents' Interpretation and Use of Genetic Information
    Agatha Gallo; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results will inform professionals working with families, and contribute to the development of expert clinical judgment as a basis for addressing families' questions and concerns about a child's genetic condition. ..
  11. 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. ..
  12. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  13. Multifaceted Interventions to Ameliorate Pain/Symptoms
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  14. NEBULIZER INTERVENTION IN MINORITY CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  15. Research Ethics Training of Integrated Health Delivery
    Joal Hill; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..After appropriate assessment of content and effectiveness, material developed for this program will become available for individuals and programs throughout the country. ..
  16. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
  17. Promoting Sleep in Mothers of Low Birth Weight Infants: a Pilot Study
    Shih Yu Lee; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. 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]..
  19. Patient-Centered Approach to Advance Care Planning
    KARIN KIRCHHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Differential Response to Evidenced-Based Treatment
    Phillippe Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Aim 4: Examine basic science questions regarding treatment related changes in youth emotional reactivity in the context of evidence-based treatment. ..
  21. Improving Mental Health Outcomes of Child Brain Injury
    Shari L Wade; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will shed light on treatment processes and mechanisms by identifying factors that mediate and moderate treatment response. ..
  22. PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS DEATH AND ORGAN PROCUREMENT
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, a community dialogue will be implemented to interpret and disseminate the findings and provide recommendations to policy makers. ..
  23. For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life Care
    Elizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Relevance in lay language: We will generate knowledge about the influence of for-profit hospice ownership on the experiences of patients with cancer and their families. ..
  24. Fluoride Varnish Trial in High Caries Pre-Schoolers
    Philip Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The experimental design of this study is a randomized controlled clinical trial with two treatment groups and 250 participants per group. ..
  25. HOME NURSE INTERVENTION FOR IUDE INFANTS--3 YR FOLLOW UP
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  26. RESIDENT ASSESSMENT OF PAIN MANAGEMENT (RAPM)
    Joan Teno; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Appraisal Delay and Disparities in Timely Cancer Diagnosis
    Laura A Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  28. Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated Outcomes
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We plan to evaluate such interventions in a future phase of research. ..
  29. FAMILY CONFLICT AND DECISION MAKING FOR ADVANCED CANCER
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Cut-off scores will be provided for classifying concordant and discordant families. In addition, rich and detailed descriptive information about the family treatment decision-making process will be provided. ..
  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. Understanding Consent to Tissue Donation
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study will be the first to comprehensively examine consent to tissue donation. ..
  32. THERAPEUTIC RESEARCH CONSENT--EMPIRICAL/ETHICAL ANALYSIS
    Laura Siminoff; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  33. Appropriate Use of Oral Antibiotics in Children
    Howard Bauchner; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Interactive Distance Learning Program in Palliative Care
    Linda Emanuel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Some needed metrics for evaluating palliative care education; and 3. Information on which features of distance learning result in the greatest educational impact. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Improving Communication during Pediatric Visits for Acute Respiratory Illness
    Rita Mangione Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Fathers Experience with Pediatric End-of-Life Care
    Elizabeth Davies; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will offer insight, enhance understanding, and provide meaningful guidance for future family-level investigations and for clinical care in the area of pediatric end-of-life care. ..
  37. Improving use of peri-operative beta-blockers with a multidimentional QI program
    Andrew Auerbach; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The impact of this set of tools will be substantial as groups such as the NSQIP, SCIP, National Quality Forum, and Leapfrog Group continue to endorse PBB as a key strategy to reduce surgical morbidity and mortality. ..
  38. Improving Decision-Making about Feeding Options for Dementia Patients
    Laura Hanson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..If successful, this intervention will demonstrate a methodology with broader application to decision-making in dementia care. ..
  39. COMPUTER INFO, SUPPORT & PLATFORM IMPACT--BREAST CANCER
    David Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Implications for systems design will result. ..
  40. CONSENT CAPACITY OF ADULTS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION
    Celia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A significant other is also chosen by the subjects to aid in them during the three format presentations. ..
  41. A Vision of Hope: Integration of Palliative Care in Chronic Pediatric Diseases
    Cynda H Rushton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  42. Quality of Communication after Newborn Genetic Screening
    Michael Farrell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Progress in this area will generalize to other areas of communication and help streamline the implementation of new genetic testing technology. ..
  43. Internet Telehealth for Pediatric Asthma Case Management
    David Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nursing care management and CHESS have both been shown to have positive outcomes in chronic disease management, however this is the first opportunity to study them in combination. ..
  44. Moderators and Mediators of Therapy for Conduct Disorder
    ALAN KAZDIN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Also, the design of the study permits evaluation of processes and causal models to help explain the processes of change. ..
  45. ADDRESSING PATIENTS' MULTIPLE CONCERNS IN PRIMARY CARE
    John Heritage; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The knowledge gained from this study will provide the basis for a training intervention which improves the quality of care for patients presenting with multiple concerns. ..
  46. Maternal Problem-Solving Training in Childhood Cancer
    OLLE JANE SAHLER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Aim 5) To incorporate a maintenance phase into the PSST protocol to promote longer term change. ..
  47. Mentoring the Responsible Conduct of Research
    Celia Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. Daily Depressive Affect & Disease Management in Diabetes
    Lawrence Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. Trajectories of Serious Illness: Patients and Caregivers
    James Tulsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  50. Services Based Research for Refugee Families
    Stevan Weine; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  51. End of Life Nursing Education through Graduate Programs
    Betty Ferrell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This proposal includes extensive evaluation planned to monitor individual and institutional dissemination. ..
  52. TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOME
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
  53. UTILIZATION AND COST OF HEALTH SERVICES BY CDUs
    W Bradford; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  54. Treatment of Child Physical Abuse: An Effectiveness Trial
    David Kolko; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study will provide initial data on the transportability and adoption of EBTs in community settings serving the child welfare system. ..
  55. PREVENTING CONDUCT PROBLEMS, PROMOTING SOCIAL COMPETENCE
    Carolyn Webster Stratton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Follow-up assessments will be conducted at the end of kindergarten and each year through grade three. ..
  56. Values of Families in Guiding End-of-Life Care
    Charles Gessert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This research will lay the groundwork for two future studies: a survey of values in end-of-life decision-making, and an in depth examination of the role of selected values in decision-making. ..
  57. A Tailored Internet-based Preparation Program for Perioperative Anxiety and Pain
    Zeev N Kain; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..At the conclusion of this application, we will have preliminary data on which to base a follow-up full-scale evaluation of the efficacy and effectiveness of this program and potential moderators of its treatment effects. ..
  58. End of Life Decisions: Differences in Patient and Proxy Treatment Preferences
    SUSAN PARKS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A better understanding of these factors will ultimately improve the shared decision making done between healthcare providers and families at the end of life for decisionally-incapacitated patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. COMMUNICATION AND SATISFACTION WITH PRIMARY CARE TEAMS
    John Heritage; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The knowledge gained from this study will provide a basis for the development of a training intervention which will improve information gathering, information transmission, and patient care in the primary care context. ..
  60. End of Life Communication Skills for Oncology Fellows
    Anthony Back; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This program will create a formal curriculum for communication skills that could be replicated in many institutions to improve the quality of oncologists-patient communication--and ultimately the quality of cancer care--nationwide. ..
  61. Challenging Life Events in Older Persons
    TIMOTHY DAALEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..e. social support, mental health status. Secondary aims include learning how a baseline measure of patient spirituality predicts future death attitudes and discussions of advance care planning. ..
  62. Efficacy of Massage Therapy at the End of Life
    Jean Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Analyses will determine the independent influence of the intervention (a series of massage therapy sessions) on the identified outcomes (pain, physical and emotional symptom distress, quality of life). ..
  63. PECAM-1'S INVOLVEMENT IN ANGIOGENESIS
    Horace Delisser; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  64. Identification and management of developmental delays
    Laura Sices; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..D. (sponsor), Kurt Stange, M.D., Ph.D., Frances Glascoe, Ph.D., and Kelly Kelleher, M.D., M.P.H. ..
  65. Primary Care Clinics for Estimating Prevalence & Incidence of Elder Mistreatment
    Terry Fulmer; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will develop and test effective strategies for screening for elder mistreatment that can be replicated nationally. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  66. Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk Assessment
    SAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. Family-based Stress Management for Childhood Cancer
    Linda Ewing; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  68. PECAM-1 and Alveolization
    Horace Delisser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. 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. ..
  70. Psychological Influences on Postoperative Recovery
    Zeev Kain; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The broad, longterm objectives of this research are the evaluation, development and implementation of preoperative interventions that will improve the postoperative behavioral and clinical recovery process. ..