Open Access Articles

Sadie P. Hutson
Kelly A. Dorgan
Amber N. Phillips
Bruce Behringer
ONF 2007, 34(6), 1133-1139 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.1133-1139
Purpose/Objectives: To review regional findings about cancer disparities with grass roots community leaders in Appalachia and to identify perspectives about what makes the cancer experience unique in Appalachia. Research Approach: A community-based participatory approach that includes focus-group...
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Israa M. Alkhasawneh
ONF 2007, 34(6), 1211-1217 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.1211-1217
Purpose/Objectives: To examine Jordanian nurses' knowledge of a and proficiency with breast self-examination (BSE) and early detection of breast cancer. Design: Descriptive. Setting: Seven governmental and three private hospitals in the country of Jordan. Sample: 395 female nurses working in...
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Amy Coenen
Ardith Z. Doorenbos
Sarah A. Wilson
ONF 2007, 34(6), 1151-1156 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.1151-1156
Purpose/Objectives: To describe nursing interventions to promote dignified dying as identified by nurses in four countries. Design: Cross-sectional survey design. Setting: Hospitals and clinics in Ethiopia, India, Kenya, and the United States. Sample: A convenience sample of 560 nurses who cared...
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Salimah H. Meghani
Arlene D. Houldin
ONF 2007, 34(6), 1179-1186 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.1179-1186
Purpose/Objectives: To describe the meaning of cancer pain and attitudes in dealing with cancer pain among a group of African Americans with cancer. Research Approach: Qualitative descriptive design. Setting: Three outpatient medical oncology clinics in the mid-Atlantic region. Participants:...
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Dana R. Epstein
Shannon R. Dirksen
ONF 2007, 34(5), E51-E59 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E51-E59
Purpose/Objectives: To determine the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral intervention for treating insomnia in breast cancer survivors. Design: Randomized controlled trial. Setting: University and medical center settings. Sample: 72 women at least three months after primary treatment for breast...
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Lorna Finnegan
Diana J. Wilkie
JoEllen Wilbur
Richard T. Campbell
Shiping Zong
Sarah Katula
ONF 2007, 34(5), E60-E69 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E60-E69
Purpose/Objectives: To examine correlates of participation in regular physical activities among young adult survivors of childhood cancers. Design: Descriptive, correlational. Setting: Web-based survey. Sample: 117 well-educated, predominately Caucasian survivors of various types of childhood...
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Oncology Nursing Society Position
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ONF 2007, 34(4), 761-762 DOI:
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ONF 2007, 34(4), 759-760 DOI:
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Barbara Owens
ONF 2007, 34(4), E42-E50 DOI: 10.1188/07.ONF.E42-E50
Purpose/Objectives: To describe the relationships in Braden's Self-Help Model of side-effect burden to uncertainty, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), self-care, and quality of life (QOL) in Hispanic women during breast cancer treatment. Design: Descriptive, correlational; convenience...
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ONF 2007, 34(4), 763-764 DOI:
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