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Good Death Inventory: A Measure for Evaluating Good Death from the Bereaved Family Member's Perspective
(Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2008)
Good Death Inventory (GDI) is a measure for evaluating good death from the bereaved family member's perspective. The GDI is a valid scale to measure end-of-life care comprehensive outcomes from the bereaved family member's ...
Shorter symptom assessment instruments: the Condensed Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale (CMSAS).
(Cancer Investigation, 2004)
A condensed version of the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale was developed to assess the quality of life among patients who suffer cancer-related symptoms with focusing on 14 items (symptoms) instead of the short form that ...
Caregiver Pain Medicine Questionnaire (CPMQ).
(Journal of Pain Symptom Management, 2004)
The caregiver pain medicine questionnaire developed to address barriers in dealing and managing pain among patients' caregivers.
Behavior of Underground Piping Joints Due to Static and Dynamic Loading
This MCEER report describes the procedures and results of an empirical data research program designed to determine the static and dynamic behavior of some typical restrained and unrestrained underground pipe joints. Because ...
A Risk-Based Methodology for Assessing the Seismic Performance of Highway Systems
Post-earthquake function-ality of highway networks depends on such characteristics as network configuration, location of individual components within the overall system and specific links and subsystems, and the locations, ...
Experimental Investigation of Light-Gauge Steel Plate Shear Walls for the Seismic Retrofit of Buildings
This report presents experimental investigations into the seismic adequacy of steel plate shear walls (SPSW) utilizing light-gauge cold-rolled infill plates as a more viable option for retrofit scenarios. The interest in ...
MCEER/NHRAIC Response to Hurricane Charley: Collection of Satellite-Reference Building Damage Information in the Aftermath of Hurricane Charley
This field campaign was undertaken in the aftermath of Hurricane Charley. It presented the research team with a unique opportunity to collect perishable damage survey data that will support subsequent research aimed at ...
Engineering and Organizational Issues Related to the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack: Overview of Damage to Buildings Near Ground Zero
This is the first in a series of reports presenting the findings of a NSF-funded research project undertaken by the Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER). The project aims to collect perishable ...
Development of Analysis and Design Procedures for Spread Footings
This report describes a series of numerical analyses that address spread footings under dynamic and seismic loading. These analyses were conducted for a typical idealized pier with a single-column bent founded on a footing ...
Proceedings of the Workshop on Lessons from the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack
This volume contains the proceedings of the "Workshop on Lessons from the World Trade Center Terrorist Attack: Management of Complex Civil Emergencies and Terrorism-Resistant Civil Engineering Design," conducted June 24-25, ...