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Ann O'Mara
Susan Bauer-Wu
Donna Berry
Linda Lillington
ONF 2007, 34(2), E23-E27 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E23-E27
Purpose/Objectives: To describe oncology nurses' understandings of the function and infrastructure of, current level of participation in, and advantages and disadvantages to conducting research through cancer cooperative groups (CCGs). Design: Descriptive. Setting: Cross-sectional, Web-based needs...
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Krista L. Wilkins
Roberta L. Woodgate
ONF 2007, 34(2), E28-E35 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E28-E35
Purpose/Objectives: To arrive at an understanding of the lived experience of healthy donor and nondonor siblings as they transition through the bone marrow transplantation (BMT) trajectory. Research Approach: Qualitative study guided by the philosophy of hermeneutic phenomenology. Setting:...
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Janet S. Carpenter
Jennifer G. Neal
Judith Payne
Gretchen Kimmick
Anna Maria Storniolo
ONF 2007, 34(1), E1-E8 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E1-E8
Purpose/Objectives: To pilot test the acceptability of a DVD platform to deliver a newly created cognitive-behavioral hot flash intervention and estimate the efficacy of the new intervention. Design: Nonrandomized pretest, post-test design. Setting: Midwestern and southeastern outpatient cancer...
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Sandra M. Walsh
R. Sue Radcliffe
Lynnette C. Castillo
Adarsh M. Kumar
Dawn M. Broschard
ONF 2007, 34(1), E9-E16 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E9-E16
Purpose/Objectives: To test the effects of an art-making class (AMC) on reducing anxiety and stress among family caregivers of patients with cancer. Design: A pretest and post-test quasi-experimental design. Setting: A residential care facility near tertiary treatment centers in the southeastern...
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