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    • Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) 

      Krupp LB, LaRocca NG, Muir-Nash J, & Steinberg AD (1989)
      Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS) was developed to assess how fatigue affects physical functioning, motivation, exercise, and if the fatigue had interfered with patient’s work, family, or social life.
    • Fatigue Toxicity Rating Scale (PF-Tox) 

      Piper, Barbara (1996)
      Individuals may experience excessive tiredness when they are ill, receive treatment, or recover from their illness/treatment. This uncommon sense of exhaustion is not typically dismissed by either a good night’s sleep or ...
    • Fiber-Optic Intubation Workshop and Clinical Competence: An Experimental Study 

      Masters, Raymond (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      Background Failure in airway management remains a significant source of morbidity and mortality. Fiber-optic intubation (FOI) experience is unpredictable and there is potential that Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists ...
    • Four Factor Index of Social Status [1975] 

      Hollingshead, A.B. (1975-01)
      Revision of the Two Factor Index of Social Position. Index includes these four factors: education, occupation, sex, and marital status. Includes description, coding and scoring information.
    • Frommelt Attitudes Toward Care of the Dying Scale (FATCOD) 

      Frommelt, K. H. M. (1991)
      The Frommelt Attitudes Toward Care of the Dying (FATCOD) Scale is a 30-item scale designed to measure participants’ attitudes toward providing care to dying patients. While two-thirds of the statements address nurses’ ...
    • Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy - Lung (FACT-L) 

      Cella, David F. (Dr .David Cella. Dr. Cella has granted the right to license usage of the FACIT System to other parties., 1995)
      The FACT-L questionnaire asks about symptoms reported among lung cancer patients that may affect their quality of life.
    • The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Head & Neck Scale (FACT H&N, 4th version). 

      List, Marcy A.; D'Antonio, Linda L.; Cella, David F.; Siston, Amy; Mumpy, Patricia; Haraf, Daniel; Vokes, Everett (Dr, David Cella who has "granted the right to license usage of the FACIT System to other parties"., 1996)
      The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Core Instrument (FACT-G) added head and neck related symptoms sub-scales to create the FACT H&N questionnaire.
    • General Sleep Disturbance Scale (GSDS) 

      Lee, K. A. (1992)
      General Sleep Disturbance Scale (GSDS) is a subjective measure of sleep disturbance. The GSDS contains 21 items rating the frequency of specific sleep problems during the past week from 0 (not at all) to 7 (every day). Lee ...
    • A Global Health Immersion Experience to Greece and Its Application to DNP Essentials: A Thematic Analysis 

      Rahman, Ilyana (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Problem: Global health education and initiatives in the medical education field are gaining increased popularity, but minimal research has been performed on how these experiences align with curriculum objectives. Objectives: ...
    • Good Death Inventory: A Measure for Evaluating Good Death from the Bereaved Family Member's Perspective 

      Miyashita, M.; Morita, T.; Sato, K.; Hirai, K.; Shima, Y.; Uchitomi, Y. (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 ...
    • Health Effects Associated with Partners of Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 

      Vause, Megan (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Literature regarding the mental and physical health of partners of veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is sparse and there exists little awareness of the unique healthcare needs associated with this population. ...
    • The Health-Promoting Lifestyle Profile II 

      Walker, S., Sechrist, K., & Pender, N. (Permission to use this scale may be obtained from: Susan Noble Walker, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-5330, 1995)
      The revised version of Health-Promoting Lifestyle Profile (HPLP II) intended to assess behaviors that linked with health-promoting lifestyle, and how much frequent the individual practice these behaviors.
    • The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) 

      Zigmond, A. S.; Snaith, R. P. (Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 1983)
      A self-assessment scale has been developed to detect states of depression and anxiety in the setting of an hospital medical outpatient clinic. The anxiety and depressive subscales are also valid measures of severity of the ...
    • Identifying Gaps in Knowledge and Comfort in MOLST Discussions in Advanced Practice Nurses 

      Zahn, Nicole (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      A Medical Order for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) form is used in health care to document patient treatment decisions for end-of-life care or medical management. In practice, MOLST forms are not being completed due to ...
    • Improving Advanced Illness Discussion in Nurse Practitioner Students 

      Alex, Dennis (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-02-01)
      Problem Under Investigation: Breaking bad news and discussing advanced illnesses is expected of advance practice nurses (APNs). VitalTalk is a proven educational intervention to help providers in breaking bad news. There ...
    • Improving Education for Advanced Practice Nurses: Developing Competencies for Telehealth 

      Brody, Ellen; Verity, Nora (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Problem Under Investigation: Advance practice nurses (APNs) are expected to use telehealth to provide care, yet their limited exposure to healthcare technologies throughout their education interferes with the development ...
    • Increasing Follow Up for Moderately Effective Reversible Contraception in Adolescents at a School Based Health Center 

      Bahar, Yasmin (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-02-01)
      Most adolescents initiating moderately effective reversible contraceptive methods discontinue within a year. Failure to return for refill appointments results in early discontinuation of birth control. The objective was ...
    • Increasing Recommended Vaccines in School Based Health Centers 

      Lindner, Patricia (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Problem: Despite the availability of vaccines, over 45% of students in a SBHC were lacking ACIP recommended vaccines. Purpose: To implement a two-step intervention in a SBHC to increase the number of returned vaccine ...
    • Issues Surrounding End of Life Care Conversations in the Acute Care Setting 

      Shah, Sabila (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-02-01)
      Problem: Failure to set realistic goals of care for terminally ill patients contributes to decreased satisfaction with care delivery and increased cost of care at the end of life. Objective: Identification of barriers ...
    • Karnofsky Performance Status Scale 

      Schag, C.C., Heinrich, R.L., Ganz, P.A.; (1984)
      The Karnofsky Performance Status Scale (KPS) measures the level of patient activity and could provide an insight about patient readiness for some medical treatments or interventions.