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  • Adapted Symptom Distress Scale (ASDS) Form 2 - 1987 

    Watson; Rhodes, Verna A. (1987)
    The Adapted Symptom Distress Scale (ASDS) Form 2 is a 31-item, 5-point self-report tool that was developed by Rhodes and Watson from the ASDS Form 1. The ASDS Form 2 was designed with specific items that measure patient ...
  • Aggressive Care at the End of Life in Surgical Oncology Patients 

    Gillies, Kathryn (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-02-01)
    At the Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center, it appears that end of life (EOL) discussions, regarding MOLST forms, happen days or hours prior to death. The objective of this study is to determine if there is a relationship ...
  • Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management: Improving Nontechnical Skills 

    Lowe, Brian (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
    This study evaluated the relationship between an ACRM course, response times and ANTS scores during a simulated anesthesia machine malfunction. The objective being improved patient safety by training SRNAs to properly ...
  • Assessing Quality of Life in Patients with Lung Cancer: A Guide for Clinicians 

    Moinpour, Carol M.; Gralla, Richard J. (Burroughs Wellcome Co., 1995-05)
    Booklet is a compendium of 7 Quality of Life Instruments: Measuring Quality of Life in Patients with Lung Cancer (Gralla & Moinpour): Introduction; The Cancer Rehabilitation Evaluation System [CARES] (Ganz); The EORTC ...
  • Assessing Vulnerability and Healthcare Utilization in Older Adults 

    Zaffuto, Kaylee (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
    Purpose: The purpose of this capstone project was to evaluate the feasibility of using the Vulnerable Elders Survey (VES-13) to identify vulnerable patients during primary care office visits and to determine the impact of ...
  • Asthma Guidelines and Management in School-Aged Children: A Scoping Review 

    Butler, Susan (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-02-01)
    Problem: There is no established asthma management program for Buffalo Public Schools (BPS). There are multiple barriers that contribute to this lack of protocol. Purpose: The purpose of this scoping review was to ...
  • Attitudes Toward Health Care Teams- Heinemann 

    Heinemann, Gloria D; Schmitt, Madeline H; Farrell, Michael P; Brallier, Sara A (Sage Publications Inc, 1999-03)
    The Attitudes Toward Health Care Teams Scale has two subscales: Quality of Care/Process (14 items) and Physician Centrality (6 items). It can be used to measure team members perceptions of the quality of care delivered and ...
  • Block 98 Revision of the Health Habits and History Questionnaire 

    Nutritionquest (1998)
    To assess diet intake and frequency.
  • Blood Transfusion Alternatives in the Adult Non-critical Perioperatiνe Patient 

    Junor, Odesi (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-06-01)
    Allogeneic blood transfusion therapy is currently being re-evaluated due to its increased risk of adverse effects. The purpose of this study was to develop, educate, and distribute an educational intervention regarding ...
  • Brief Fatigue Inventory 

    Mendoza T, Wang XS, Cleeland CS, Morrissey M, Johnson BA, Wendt JK, Huber SL. (Anderson Cance Center, 1999)
    The Brief Fatigue Inventory (BFI) was developed to assess the severity of fatigue and the impact of fatigue on the cancer patients' daily activity level.
  • The Bristol-Myers Anorexia/Cachexia Recovery Instrument (BACRI) 

    Cella DF, VonRoenn J, Lloyd S, Browder HP. (Bristol-Myers Pharmacutical Group, USA, 1995)
    Bristol-Myers Anorexia/Cachexia Recovery Instrument (BACRI) questionnaire used to measure the benefit of weight gain treatment provided to anorexic patients on health related quality of life aspects.
  • Cancer Attitudes Questionnaire 

    Lebovits AH, Croen LG, Goetzel RZ. (1984)
    The Cancer Atiitude Questionnaire was developed to identify how the individuals look at the cancer and cancer patient and what are their attitudes.
  • Cancer Rehabilitation Evaluation System (CARES) Scale 

    Schag, C.A., Heinrich, R.L. (1990)
    CARES is a comprehensive scale for determine cancer patient's quality of life.
  • Caregiver Pain Medicine Questionnaire (CPMQ). 

    Marijo Letizia, Steve Creech, Ellen Norton, Marie Shanahan,Lori Hedges. (Journal of Pain Symptom Management, 2004)
    The caregiver pain medicine questionnaire developed to address barriers in dealing and managing pain among patients' caregivers.
  • The Center for Epidemiological Studies-Depression (CES-D) Scale 

    Radloff, Lenore Sawyer (1977)
    The CES-D is an instrument to assess major symptoms of clinical depression which has well-estabilished concurrent and construct validity.
  • The CES-D Questionnaire, A Self Report Depression Scale 

    Centers for Disease Control (Centers for Disease Control, 1977)
    The CES-D Scale: A Self Report Depression Scale for Research for General Population
  • A Collection of Physical Activity Questionnaires for Health-Related Research 

    Pereira, Mark A.; FitzGerald, Shannon J.; Gregg, Edward W.; Joswiak, Monica L.; Ryan, William J.; Suminski, Richard R.; Utter, Alan C.; Zmuda, Joseph M. (Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 1997-06)
    This is a special edition from Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine which contains a collection of assessment tools in measuring physical activity in population studies.
  • The communication anxiety inventory 

    Booth-Butterfield, S.; Gould, M (Please contact the authors, 1986)
    The communication anxiety inventory (State Form), was developed to assess individual's level of fear or anxiety in various speaking situations.
  • Development and Evaluation of an Evidence-Informed Protocol for the Nursing Care of Post-Cardiac Catheterization Patients 

    Granchelli, Megan (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-02-01)
    Before the cardiac catheterization laboratory opened at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC), nurses designated to care for post-catheterization patients received little training. The purpose of this capstone ...
  • Distress in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Survivors: A Thematic Analysis of the Survivorship Experience 

    Fitzpatrick, Victoria (University at Buffalo, School of Nursing, 2018-09-01)
    Problem under investigation: Inadequate evidence exists supporting the use of distress screening tools in the hematopoietic cell transplant survivor (HCTS) population, revealing impaired understanding of the survivorship ...