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    • 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.
    • Lee's Fatigue Scale (LFS) 

      Lee, K.; Hicks, G.; Nino-Murcia, G. (1991)
      A visual analogue scale to evaluate fatigue severity (LFS) was developed by Lee et al (1991). Original Lee's fatigue scale was modified from a 100 mm visual analogue scale format to 0-10 numeric rating scale (NRS) to assess ...
    • Linking Graduate Nursing Interprofessional Education to Collaboration in Upstate New York 

      Rorie, Alexander (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      This observational descriptive correlational study explores how masters and doctorally prepared CRNA’s, one to five years’ post-graduation demonstrate interprofessional collaboration defined by non-technical skills measured ...
    • lntegrated Pulmonary lndex Compared to Pulse Oximetry in ldentifying Opioid-lnduced Respiratory Depression 

      Yam, Gary (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
      Problem under investigation: Despite the frequency of opioid use throughout the perioperative period, there are no universally accepted guidelines to directly monitor respiratory depression Objective: Compare the effectiveness ...
    • Locus of Control Scale 

      Rotter, Julian B. (1966)
      Locus of Control Scale examines the extent of which people believe having a control (internal/external) over their life situations and their outcomes.
    • Lung Cancer Symptom Scale (LCSS) 

      Hollen, Patricia J.; Gralla, Richard J.; Kris, Mark G. (2004)
      The LCSS is designed as a site-specific measure of quality of life (QL), particularly for use in clinical trials.
    • Lung Cancer Symptom Scale (LCSS) 

      Hollen, Patricia J.; Gralla, Richard J.; Kris, Mark G.; Eberly, Shirley W.; Cox, Christopher (1995)
      The Lung Cancer Symptom Scale (LCSS) is a disease and site specific quality of life measure to capture the experience of lung cancer. The LCSS is comprised of two components, a nine-item questionnaire for the patient, and ...
    • Lung Cancer Symptom Scale (LCSS): Administration, Scoring, and Procedures Manual 

      Hollen, Patricia J.; Gralla, Richard J.; Kris, Mark G. (1995)
      A rating scale to measure the physical and functional dimensions of quality of life for people with lung cancer. Two components; one for patients, and one for health professionals.
    • Manual for the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory 

      Spielberger, C. D.; Gorsuch, R. L.; Lushene, R.E. (Palo Alto, CA: Consulting Psychologists Press, 1970)
      The State-Trait Anxiety Inventory contains separate self-report scales to measure two distinct anxiety concepts: state anxiety (A-State) and trait anxiety (A-Trait). The STAI A-Trait scale had 20 statements to ask how they ...
    • Manual for the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory STAI (Form Y) ("Self-Evaluation Questionnaire") 

      Spielberger, Charles D. (Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc., 1983)
      Contents include: Acknowledgments, Introduction, Administration, Scoring and Norms, Development, Reliability, and Validity, Research with STAI, References and Appendices
    • Maternal Adverse Childhood Experience Screening in Perinatal Care: Knowledge Practices, and Barriers of Women's Healthcare Providers 

      Wekenmann, Caley (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2019-06-01)
      Background & Significance: Maternal adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are a significant risk factor for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMAD) and other maternal complications. Currently, maternal ACE screening has ...
    • Meaning of Illness Instrument 

      Degner, Lesley F.; Hack, Thomas; O’Neil, John; Kristjanson, Linda J. (2003)
      This instrument has been used to evaluate positive and negative perceptions of illness in women with cancer.
    • The measurement of uncertainty in illness 

      Mishel MH. (Journal of Nursing Research, 1981)
      Mishel Uncertainty in Illness Scale (MUIS) was developed to assess what events that hospitalized patients exposed to during their disease journey are perceived as ambiguous and uncertain.
    • Menopause Symptom Assessment (MSA) - 1994 

      Headley, Judith A (1994)
      The Menopause Symptom Assessment (MSA) was developed by researcher Judith A. Headley as a 32 item, 16-symptom Likert scale which measures the frequency of the symptom separately from the severity, or distress caused by the ...