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    • Scoring Piper Fatigue Scale (PFS) 

      Piper BF; Dibble SL; Dodd MJ; Weiss MC; Slaughter RE; Paul SM (1998)
      Measure fatigue levels
    • Self-Evaluation Questionnaire: STAI Form X-1 

      Spielberger, C.D.; Gorsuch, R.L.; Lushene, R. (1968)
      State-Trait Anxiety Inventory Self-Evaluation Questionnaire has statement which people have used to describe themselves. Used to measure how one feels at a particular moment.
    • Self-Perceived Barriers to Heart Failure Self-Management in Adult Patients 

      Mikolajek, Alexandra (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Problem: Use of standardized educational materials regarding self-management of heart failure by nurses during inpatient stay results in gaps in patient ability to self-manage their illness. Objective: Identify gaps in ...
    • SF-12® Health Survey (Version 1.0) 

      Ware JE, Jr.,Kosinski M, Keller SD. (Those who are interested in using the survey are required to contact the QualityMetric Incorporated and Primary author., 1996)
      The SF-12 Health Survey is a reduced form of the SF-36 Health Survey (Version 1)that was developed to be administered easily to the patients
    • The SF-36 Health Survey 

      Ware, John E.; Kosinski, Mark; Keller, Susan D. (1990)
      The SF-36 is an instrument which contains 36 items to measure health status and outcomes from the patient's point of view. SF-36 was constructed for use in the Medical Outcomes Study (MOS). This survey is designed for use ...
    • Shorter symptom assessment instruments: the Condensed Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale (CMSAS). 

      Chang, V., Hwang, S., Kasimis, B., & Thaler, H. (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 ...
    • The Special Care Unit: Improving the Experience of Seriously Ill Hospitalized Patients 

      Avent, Michele (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-09-01)
      Objective Examine outcomes for hospitalized adults age 65 and older with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or heart failure admitted to either a Special Care Unit (SCU) or Intensive Care Unit (ICU) within an ...
    • STOP-BANG Questionnaire and the Modified Mallampati Score to Predict Difficult Intubation 

      Staib, Ryan (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      Objective: There are a number of assessments an anesthetist can perform preoperatively to assess for possible difficult intubation (DI). Preoperative tests that screen, predict, and ultimately prevent the untoward effects ...
    • Stroke Related Disability and Treatment Outcome: A Retrospective Comparison of IV Alteplase and Endovascular Intervention for Acute Ischemic Stroke (AIS) 

      Antwi, Maxwell (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      Problem: Stroke is a leading cause of death. Stroke is also the leading cause of adult disability in the USA. It is continuously rising in the middle-aged population. Purpose/objective: The objective of this study was to ...
    • Support for a Standard Operating Procedure for the Use of Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Forms in a Comprehensive Cancer Center 

      Secrist, Michelle (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Problem under investigation: For adult palliative care patients at a Comprehensive Cancer Center, how did having an active Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) form affect advance-care planning? Under this ...
    • Symptom Assessment Scale 

      Western Australia Hospice Palliative care Association (INC) (1996)
      This tool has been developed combined the Symptom Distress Scale (McCorkle & Young, 1983) and the Quality of Life Scale (Graham & Longman, 1987). The Users Guide is available.
    • The Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) 

      Derogatis, Leonard R (Clinical Psychometrics Research, 1975)
      The Symptom Checklist-90-R (SCL-90-R) used as a method for screening and detecting clinical symptoms or indicators of psychological distress.
    • Symptom Distress Scale 

      McCorkle R (Contact the author for reprinting and using the scale, 1987)
      The symptom distress scale was developed to assess the level of distress perceived by cancer patients for 11 symptoms (nausea, appetite, insomnia, pain, fatigue, bowel pattern,concentration, appearance, outlook,breathing, ...
    • Two EITS Manual for the Profile of Mood States (1971 & 1992) 

      McNair, Douglas; Lorr, Maurice; Droppleman, Leo (1971 and 1)
      EITS Manual for the Profile of Mood States
    • Two Factor Index of Social Position 

      Hollingshead, August, B. (1957)
      Developed to estimate positions occupied by individuals within society's structure. Defines occupation and education as determinants of social position.
    • Unmet Needs of Informal Cancer Caregivers: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Identify Needs 

      Kerner, Jamie (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      Problem under investigation: Many cancer caregivers often have a number of unmet needs that leads to distress, burden, and poor patient outcomes. Objective: Identify unmet needs of informal cancer caregivers at Roswell ...
    • The Use of Pediatric Simulation in Nursing Education 

      Holliday, Kathryn (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      Background and Significance: The use of simulation is a mainstay in nursing education. Pediatric clinical experiences can be a significant stressor for nursing students. Modalities to improve these experiences are integral ...
    • Validity and Reliability of the Brief TeamSTEPPS Teamwork Perceptions Questionnaire 

      Castner, Jessica (Springer Publishing Company, 2012-12-01)
      Based on the original 35-item instrument by the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (public access: ). The Brief T-TPQ is a 20 item survey ...
    • The West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (WHYMPI) 

      Kerns, Robert D.; Turk, Dennis C.; Rudy, Thomas E. (1985)
      The West Haven-Yale Multidimensional Pain Inventory (WHYMPI) is a self-report questionnaire which was developed to provide a brief, psychometrically-sound, and comprehensive assessment of the important components of the ...