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Qing Yang

Associate Research Professor in the School of Nursing
School of Nursing
307 Trent Dr., Pearson 4130, Durham, NC 27710
307 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications


Maternal Psychological Symptom Trajectories From 2 to 24 Months Postpartum: A Latent Class Growth Analysis.

Journal Article Nursing research · May 2024 BackgroundPostpartum women experience an array of psychological symptoms that are associated with adverse health behaviors and outcomes including postpartum suicidal ideation and long-term depression. To provide early management of postpartum psyc ... Full text Cite

How is inflammation biology truly associated with depression in patients with stable coronary heart disease?: Insights from the heart and Soul study.

Journal Article Brain, behavior, & immunity - health · May 2024 Depression is known to be associated with inflammation among patients with established coronary heart disease (CHD), but it is unclear whether this is due to individual depression symptoms or to the broader construct of depression. We addressed this gap by ... Full text Cite

Epigenetic Aging Associations With Psychoneurological Symptoms and Social Functioning in Adults With Sickle Cell Disease.

Journal Article Biol Res Nurs · April 28, 2024 Objective: Sickle cell disease (SCD), the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States, is associated with severe psychoneurological symptoms. While epigenetic age acceleration has been linked to psychoneurological symptom burden in other dise ... Full text Link to item Cite

Examination of Maternal Allostatic Load Among Postpartum Women With Distinct Postpartum Symptom Typologies.

Journal Article Biol Res Nurs · April 2024 BACKGROUND: An increased allostatic load (cumulative physiologic wear and tear of the body) can lead to adverse health outcomes. Symptom experiences are known to influence allostatic load. Yet, the relationships between postpartum symptom typologies and ma ... Full text Link to item Cite

Changes in maternal psychological symptom profiles from 2 to 6 months postpartum: an application of latent transition analysis.

Journal Article Archives of women's mental health · April 2024 To identify subgroups of postpartum women with different psychological symptom profiles at 2 and 6 months postpartum and to examine how they transition between symptom profiles over time using latent transition analysis (LTA). We used secondary data from t ... Full text Cite

Predicting health outcomes with intensive longitudinal data collected by mobile health devices: a functional principal component regression approach.

Journal Article BMC Med Res Methodol · March 17, 2024 BACKGROUND: Intensive longitudinal data (ILD) collected in near real time by mobile health devices provide a new opportunity for monitoring chronic diseases, early disease risk prediction, and disease prevention in health research. Functional data analysis ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Network Psychometrics of the 10-Item Perceived Stress Scale Among Patients With High Cardiovascular and Type 2 Diabetes Risk Using Exploratory Graph Analysis.

Journal Article The Journal of cardiovascular nursing · March 2024 BackgroundNo studies have explored the internal structure of the 10-item Perceived Stress Scale in patients with high cardiovascular and diabetes risk.ObjectiveWe scrutinized the dimensionality of the scale in this patient group using exp ... Full text Cite

Characterizing epigenetic aging in an adult sickle cell disease cohort.

Journal Article Blood Adv · January 9, 2024 Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects ∼100 000 predominantly African American individuals in the United States, causing significant cellular damage, increased disease complications, and premature death. However, the contribution of epigenetic factors to SCD pa ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Transitions in Social Networks From Young-Old to Old-Old Stage of Life Using Latent Transition Analysis.

Journal Article Journal of aging and health · January 2024 Introduction: This study aimed to identify the different types of social networks among young-old adults, and to examine the transitions in social networks as they become old-old adults. Methods: This is a secondary data analysis using the lo ... Full text Cite

A Hybrid Pragmatic and Factorial Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial for an Anti-racist, Multilevel Intervention to Improve Mental Health Equity in High Schools.

Journal Article Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research · January 2024 Systemic racism is pervasive in US society and disproportionately limits opportunities for education, work, and health for historically marginalized and minoritized racial and ethnic groups, making it an urgent issue of social justice. Because systemic rac ... Full text Cite

Examination of Social Determinants of Health Characteristics Influencing Maternal Postpartum Symptom Experiences.

Journal Article Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities · January 2024 Postpartum women experience multiple, co-occurring postpartum symptoms. It is unknown if social determinants of health (SDOH) influence postpartum symptom typologies. This secondary analysis used the Community and Child Health Network study data. Participa ... Full text Cite

Gene expression analysis suggests immunosuppressive roles of endolysosomes in glioblastoma.

Journal Article PLoS One · 2024 Targeting endolysosomes is a strategy extensively pursued for treating cancers, including glioblastomas (GBMs), on the basis that the intact function of these subcellular organelles is key to tumor cell autophagy and survival. Through gene expression analy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Associations between Epigenetic Age Acceleration and Psychoneurological Symptoms in Sickle Cell Disease

Conference Blood · November 2, 2023 Introduction:Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects approximately 100,000 predominantly Black or African American individuals in the United States. The disease has several acute and chronic c ... Full text Cite

Identification of postpartum symptom subgroups and associated long-term maternal depressive symptoms and well-being.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · October 2023 Many postpartum women experience postpartum symptoms which often occur in clusters (i.e., three or more co-occurring symptoms that are related to each other). To date, research has focused on individual symptoms, which limits our understanding of how postp ... Full text Cite

Effects of Care Arrangement on the Age of Institutionalization among Community-dwelling Chinese Older Adults.

Journal Article Journal of aging & social policy · September 2023 Early and unnecessary institutionalization of older adults can be a heavy burden on the country and taxpayers. It is crucial to understand factors impacting the age of institutionalization of older adults in China. This study examined care arrangements of ... Full text Cite

A Mobile App to Support Self-Management in Patients with Multiple Myeloma or Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Cancer · July 6, 2023 BACKGROUND: Patients with blood cancer experience serious physical and emotional symptoms throughout their cancer journey. OBJECTIVE: Building on previous work, we aimed to develop an app designed to help patients with multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Oncofetal protein glypican-3 is a biomarker and critical regulator of function for neuroendocrine cells in prostate cancer.

Journal Article J Pathol · May 2023 Neuroendocrine (NE) cells comprise ~1% of epithelial cells in benign prostate and prostatic adenocarcinoma (PCa). However, they become enriched in hormonally treated and castration-resistant PCa (CRPC). In addition, close to 20% of hormonally treated tumor ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of cognitive gains during inpatient rehabilitation for older adults with traumatic brain injury.

Journal Article PM R · March 2023 INTRODUCTION: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) among older adults is increasing and can affect cognition. To effectively meet the rehabilitation needs of older adults, a clearer picture is needed of patient-, clinical-, and facility-level characteristics that ... Full text Link to item Cite

Maternal Psychological Symptom Trajectories From 2 to 24 Months Postpartum: A Latent Class Growth Analysis.

Journal Article Nursing research · May 2024 BackgroundPostpartum women experience an array of psychological symptoms that are associated with adverse health behaviors and outcomes including postpartum suicidal ideation and long-term depression. To provide early management of postpartum psyc ... Full text Cite

How is inflammation biology truly associated with depression in patients with stable coronary heart disease?: Insights from the heart and Soul study.

Journal Article Brain, behavior, & immunity - health · May 2024 Depression is known to be associated with inflammation among patients with established coronary heart disease (CHD), but it is unclear whether this is due to individual depression symptoms or to the broader construct of depression. We addressed this gap by ... Full text Cite

Epigenetic Aging Associations With Psychoneurological Symptoms and Social Functioning in Adults With Sickle Cell Disease.

Journal Article Biol Res Nurs · April 28, 2024 Objective: Sickle cell disease (SCD), the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States, is associated with severe psychoneurological symptoms. While epigenetic age acceleration has been linked to psychoneurological symptom burden in other dise ... Full text Link to item Cite

Examination of Maternal Allostatic Load Among Postpartum Women With Distinct Postpartum Symptom Typologies.

Journal Article Biol Res Nurs · April 2024 BACKGROUND: An increased allostatic load (cumulative physiologic wear and tear of the body) can lead to adverse health outcomes. Symptom experiences are known to influence allostatic load. Yet, the relationships between postpartum symptom typologies and ma ... Full text Link to item Cite

Changes in maternal psychological symptom profiles from 2 to 6 months postpartum: an application of latent transition analysis.

Journal Article Archives of women's mental health · April 2024 To identify subgroups of postpartum women with different psychological symptom profiles at 2 and 6 months postpartum and to examine how they transition between symptom profiles over time using latent transition analysis (LTA). We used secondary data from t ... Full text Cite

Predicting health outcomes with intensive longitudinal data collected by mobile health devices: a functional principal component regression approach.

Journal Article BMC Med Res Methodol · March 17, 2024 BACKGROUND: Intensive longitudinal data (ILD) collected in near real time by mobile health devices provide a new opportunity for monitoring chronic diseases, early disease risk prediction, and disease prevention in health research. Functional data analysis ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Network Psychometrics of the 10-Item Perceived Stress Scale Among Patients With High Cardiovascular and Type 2 Diabetes Risk Using Exploratory Graph Analysis.

Journal Article The Journal of cardiovascular nursing · March 2024 BackgroundNo studies have explored the internal structure of the 10-item Perceived Stress Scale in patients with high cardiovascular and diabetes risk.ObjectiveWe scrutinized the dimensionality of the scale in this patient group using exp ... Full text Cite

Characterizing epigenetic aging in an adult sickle cell disease cohort.

Journal Article Blood Adv · January 9, 2024 Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects ∼100 000 predominantly African American individuals in the United States, causing significant cellular damage, increased disease complications, and premature death. However, the contribution of epigenetic factors to SCD pa ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Transitions in Social Networks From Young-Old to Old-Old Stage of Life Using Latent Transition Analysis.

Journal Article Journal of aging and health · January 2024 Introduction: This study aimed to identify the different types of social networks among young-old adults, and to examine the transitions in social networks as they become old-old adults. Methods: This is a secondary data analysis using the lo ... Full text Cite

A Hybrid Pragmatic and Factorial Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial for an Anti-racist, Multilevel Intervention to Improve Mental Health Equity in High Schools.

Journal Article Prevention science : the official journal of the Society for Prevention Research · January 2024 Systemic racism is pervasive in US society and disproportionately limits opportunities for education, work, and health for historically marginalized and minoritized racial and ethnic groups, making it an urgent issue of social justice. Because systemic rac ... Full text Cite

Examination of Social Determinants of Health Characteristics Influencing Maternal Postpartum Symptom Experiences.

Journal Article Journal of racial and ethnic health disparities · January 2024 Postpartum women experience multiple, co-occurring postpartum symptoms. It is unknown if social determinants of health (SDOH) influence postpartum symptom typologies. This secondary analysis used the Community and Child Health Network study data. Participa ... Full text Cite

Gene expression analysis suggests immunosuppressive roles of endolysosomes in glioblastoma.

Journal Article PLoS One · 2024 Targeting endolysosomes is a strategy extensively pursued for treating cancers, including glioblastomas (GBMs), on the basis that the intact function of these subcellular organelles is key to tumor cell autophagy and survival. Through gene expression analy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Associations between Epigenetic Age Acceleration and Psychoneurological Symptoms in Sickle Cell Disease

Conference Blood · November 2, 2023 Introduction:Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects approximately 100,000 predominantly Black or African American individuals in the United States. The disease has several acute and chronic c ... Full text Cite

Identification of postpartum symptom subgroups and associated long-term maternal depressive symptoms and well-being.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · October 2023 Many postpartum women experience postpartum symptoms which often occur in clusters (i.e., three or more co-occurring symptoms that are related to each other). To date, research has focused on individual symptoms, which limits our understanding of how postp ... Full text Cite

Effects of Care Arrangement on the Age of Institutionalization among Community-dwelling Chinese Older Adults.

Journal Article Journal of aging & social policy · September 2023 Early and unnecessary institutionalization of older adults can be a heavy burden on the country and taxpayers. It is crucial to understand factors impacting the age of institutionalization of older adults in China. This study examined care arrangements of ... Full text Cite

A Mobile App to Support Self-Management in Patients with Multiple Myeloma or Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Cancer · July 6, 2023 BACKGROUND: Patients with blood cancer experience serious physical and emotional symptoms throughout their cancer journey. OBJECTIVE: Building on previous work, we aimed to develop an app designed to help patients with multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocy ... Full text Link to item Cite

Oncofetal protein glypican-3 is a biomarker and critical regulator of function for neuroendocrine cells in prostate cancer.

Journal Article J Pathol · May 2023 Neuroendocrine (NE) cells comprise ~1% of epithelial cells in benign prostate and prostatic adenocarcinoma (PCa). However, they become enriched in hormonally treated and castration-resistant PCa (CRPC). In addition, close to 20% of hormonally treated tumor ... Full text Link to item Cite

Predictors of cognitive gains during inpatient rehabilitation for older adults with traumatic brain injury.

Journal Article PM R · March 2023 INTRODUCTION: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) among older adults is increasing and can affect cognition. To effectively meet the rehabilitation needs of older adults, a clearer picture is needed of patient-, clinical-, and facility-level characteristics that ... Full text Link to item Cite

Rewiring of the N-Glycome with prostate cancer progression and therapy resistance.

Journal Article NPJ Precis Oncol · February 24, 2023 An understanding of the molecular features associated with prostate cancer progression (PCa) and resistance to hormonal therapy is crucial for the identification of new targets that can be utilized to treat advanced disease and prolong patient survival. Th ... Full text Link to item Cite

Evaluating Associations between Average Pain Intensity and Genetic Variation in People with Sickle Cell Disease: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Pain Manag Nurs · February 2023 BACKGROUND: Pain is one of the most common and deleterious symptoms experienced by individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD). There is a paucity of studies identifying potential genetic mechanisms of pain in this population. AIM: Examine associations betw ... Full text Link to item Cite

Identification of high-risk symptom cluster burden group among midlife peri-menopausal and post-menopausal women with metabolic syndrome using latent class growth analysis.

Journal Article Women's health (London, England) · January 2023 BackgroundMidlife peri-menopausal and post-menopausal women with metabolic syndrome experience multiple co-occurring symptoms or symptom clusters, which often result in significant symptom cluster burden. While they are a high-risk symptom burden ... Full text Cite

Sex and Racial/Ethnic Differences in Within-Stay Readmissions During Inpatient Rehabilitation Among Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury.

Journal Article Am J Phys Med Rehabil · December 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: The aim of the study was to determine the association of sex and race/ethnicity with acute hospital readmissions ("within-stay readmissions") during inpatient rehabilitation facility care versus patients discharged home without a within-stay rea ... Full text Link to item Cite

Patterns of Engagement With an Application-Based Dietary Self-Monitoring Tool Within a Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial.

Journal Article AJPM Focus · December 2022 INTRODUCTION: The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension dietary pattern is a proven way to manage hypertension, but adherence remains low. Dietary tracking applications offer a highly disseminable way to self-monitor intake on the pathway to reaching die ... Full text Link to item Cite

Health coaching and genetic risk testing in primary care: Randomized controlled trial.

Journal Article Health Psychol · October 2022 OBJECTIVE: Accessible interventions are needed to prevent coronary heart disease (CHD) and Type 2 diabetes (T2D). This prospective, randomized, controlled trial evaluated remote health coaching (HC), genetic risk testing (GRT), or both added to standardize ... Full text Link to item Cite

Identification of Symptom Clusters Among Midlife Menopausal Women with Metabolic Syndrome.

Journal Article Western journal of nursing research · September 2022 The aim of this study was to identify and compare symptom clusters in midlife menopausal women with and without metabolic syndrome based on symptom occurrence and severity dimension through secondary data analysis of the Study of Women's Health Across the ... Full text Cite

Latent Profile/Class Analysis Identifying Differentiated Intervention Effects.

Journal Article Nurs Res · September 2022 BACKGROUND: The randomized clinical trial is generally considered the most rigorous study design for evaluating overall intervention effects. Because of patient heterogeneity, subgroup analysis is often used to identify differential intervention effects. I ... Full text Link to item Cite

Health Behavior Profiles Among Midlife Women: Identifying At-Risk Subgroups for Metabolic Syndrome Using Latent Class Analysis.

Journal Article Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine · August 2022 BackgroundMetabolic syndrome is known as a lifestyle disease that results from poor health behaviors. Yet, little is known about the subgroups of midlife women with distinct health behavior profiles who are at risk for developing metabolic syndrom ... Full text Cite

Symptom Clusters and Key Symptoms Among Midlife Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Women With and Without Metabolic Syndrome.

Journal Article Nursing research · July 2022 BackgroundMidlife perimenopausal and postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome experience multiple symptoms concurrently.ObjectiveThe study objectives were to examine the relationship among symptoms through network visualization and id ... Full text Cite

A cross-sectional observational study of health-related quality of life in adults with multiple myeloma.

Journal Article Support Care Cancer · June 2022 BACKGROUND: The purpose of this manuscript is to describe health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes in a United States (US)-based sample of multiple myeloma (MM) patients and identify characteristics associated with poor HRQoL. PATIENTS AND METHODS: ... Full text Link to item Cite

Design, methods, and baseline characteristics of the Brain Injury Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery (BETTER) feasibility study: a transitional care intervention for younger adult patients with traumatic brain injury and caregivers.

Journal Article Curr Med Res Opin · May 2022 OBJECTIVES: We developed a patient- and family-centered traumatic brain injury (TBI) transitional care intervention, called BETTER (Brain Injury Education, Training, and Therapy to Enhance Recovery), to improve quality of life (via SF-36) of younger TBI pa ... Full text Link to item Cite

MTAP loss correlates with an immunosuppressive profile in GBM and its substrate MTA stimulates alternative macrophage polarization.

Journal Article Sci Rep · March 9, 2022 Glioblastoma (GBM) is a lethal brain cancer known for its potent immunosuppressive effects. Loss of Methylthioadenosine Phosphorylase (MTAP) expression, via gene deletion or epigenetic silencing, is one of the most common alterations in GBM. Here we show t ... Full text Link to item Cite

An mHealth Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence and Health Outcomes Among Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: Randomized Controlled Trial.

Journal Article Journal of medical Internet research · March 2022 BackgroundThe treatment of many chronic illnesses involves long-term pharmaceutical therapy, but it is an ongoing challenge to find effective ways to improve medication adherence to promote good health outcomes. Cardioprotective medications can pr ... Full text Cite

Targeting glutamine metabolism network for the treatment of therapy-resistant prostate cancer.

Journal Article Oncogene · February 2022 Advanced and aggressive prostate cancer (PCa) depends on glutamine for survival and proliferation. We have previously shown that inhibition of glutaminase 1, which catalyzes the rate-limiting step of glutamine catabolism, achieves significant therapeutic e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Severe Persistent Pain and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Sickle Cell Disease: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Biol Res Nurs · January 2022 BACKGROUND: Severe pain is among the most common and deleterious symptoms experienced by individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD), of whom more than 50% report chronic pain. Despite this, the understanding of the biological contributors to persistent sev ... Full text Link to item Cite

Are there differences in symptoms experienced by midlife climacteric women with and without metabolic syndrome? A scoping review.

Journal Article Women's health (London, England) · January 2022 IntroductionMidlife climacteric women with metabolic syndrome are at high risk for experiencing a complex array of symptoms. The aim of this scoping review was to identify the prevalence, types, and clustering of symptoms in midlife climacteric wo ... Full text Cite

A Network Analysis of the Association Between Depressive Symptoms and Patient Activation Among Those With Elevated Cardiovascular Risk.

Journal Article Global advances in health and medicine · January 2022 BackgroundNetwork analysis provides a new method for conceptualizing interconnections among psychological and behavioral constructs.ObjectiveWe used network analysis to investigate the complex associations between depressive symptoms and ... Full text Cite

Age- and sex-specific predictors of inpatient rehabilitation facility discharge destination for adult patients with traumatic brain injury.

Journal Article Brain Inj · November 10, 2021 OBJECTIVE: : To determine age- and sex-specific predictors of discharge destination among patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) receiving inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) care. DESIGN: : Secondary analysis of Uniform Data System for Medical Reh ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptom Trajectory among Formerly Abused Women: An Exploratory Study.

Journal Article Issues in mental health nursing · November 2021 Women who have experienced intimate partner violence suffer from symptoms that persist long after the abuse has ended. However, the patterns and trajectory of these symptoms are poorly understood. The objective of this longitudinal research was to explore ... Full text Cite

Health Behavior Trajectories in High Cardiovascular Risk Populations: Secondary Analysis of a Clinical Trial.

Journal Article The Journal of cardiovascular nursing · November 2021 BackgroundThe application of latent class growth analysis (LCGA) has been limited in behavioral studies on high-cardiovascular-risk populations.AimThe current study aimed to identify distinct health behavior trajectories in high-cardiovas ... Full text Cite

A Psychometric Analysis of the 20-item Revised University of California Los Angeles Loneliness Scale Among Korean Older Adults Living Alone.

Journal Article Research in gerontological nursing · November 2021 The current study aimed to explore the factor structure of the Korean version of the Revised University of California Los Angeles loneliness scale for the Korean older adult population. Analyses were based on a cross-sectional cohort of 1,041 community-dwe ... Full text Cite

The Nourish Protocol: A digital health randomized controlled trial to promote the DASH eating pattern among adults with hypertension.

Journal Article Contemp Clin Trials · October 2021 INTRODUCTION: Over 100 million adults in the United States have hypertension. The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating pattern is an evidence-based first-line treatment option for hypertension; however, adherence to the DASH eating pattern ... Full text Link to item Cite

Perceptions of Using Multiple Mobile Health Devices to Support Self-Management Among Adults With Type 2 Diabetes: A Qualitative Descriptive Study.

Journal Article J Nurs Scholarsh · September 2021 PURPOSE: This study identified facilitators and barriers pertaining to the use of multiple mobile health (mHealth) devices (Fitbit Alta® fitness tracker, iHealth® glucometer, BodyTrace® scale) that support self-management behaviors in individuals with type ... Full text Link to item Cite

Severe Pain Profiles and Associated Sociodemographic and Clinical Characteristics in Individuals With Sickle Cell Disease.

Journal Article Clin J Pain · September 1, 2021 OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to identify classes of individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) who share distinct severe pain profiles and evaluate differences in demographic, clinical, and psychosocial characteristics between classes. METHODS: Thi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Symptom Monitoring in Children With Life-Threatening Illness: A Feasibility Study Using mHealth.

Journal Article ANS Adv Nurs Sci · July 2021 Children with life-threatening illness (C-LTI) experience considerable symptom distress. Mobile technology may offer opportunities to better obtain symptom data that will lead to better symptom management. A mixed-methods study was conducted to explore the ... Full text Link to item Cite

Psychosocial risk profiles among older adults living alone in South Korea: A latent profile analysis.

Journal Article Archives of gerontology and geriatrics · July 2021 ObjectivesThis study explored the psychosocial risk profiles and various characteristics associated with profile membership among Korean older adults living alone.MethodsOur analyses were based on a cross-sectional cohort of 1030 communit ... Full text Cite

The Contribution of Material, Behavioral, Psychological, and Social-Relational Factors to Income-Related Disparities in Cardiovascular Risk Among Older Adults.

Journal Article J Cardiovasc Nurs · July 2021 BACKGROUND: Understanding the factors underlying health disparities is vital to developing strategies to improve health equity in old age. Such efforts should be encouraged in Korea. OBJECTIVE: This study explored how material, behavioral, psychological, a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Illness Uncertainty in Patients Awaiting Liver Transplant.

Journal Article Western journal of nursing research · June 2021 Illness uncertainty is prevalent in patients awaiting liver transplant. We described high levels of illness uncertainty in these patients and examined relationships between uncertainty and person factors and the antecedents of uncertainty. Mishel uncertain ... Full text Cite

Socio-ecological perspective on factors influencing acute recovery of younger stroke survivors: A mixed methods study.

Journal Article J Adv Nurs · June 2021 AIMS: Stroke is affecting an increasing number of young and middle-aged adults. Given the substantial diversion from anticipated life trajectories that younger stroke survivors experience as a result of their stroke deficits, their health-related quality o ... Full text Link to item Cite

Inpatient rehabilitation facility discharge destination among younger adults with traumatic brain injury: differences by race and ethnicity.

Journal Article Brain Inj · May 12, 2021 OBJECTIVE: : To determine the association of race and ethnicity with discharge destination among patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) receiving inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) care. DESIGN: Secondary analysis using Uniform Data System for Med ... Full text Link to item Cite

Results of the CHlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing implementation intervention to improve evidence-based nursing practices for prevention of central line associated bloodstream infections Study (CHanGing BathS): a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial.

Journal Article Implementation science : IS · April 2021 BackgroundCentral line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) result in approximately 28,000 deaths and approximately $2.3 billion in added costs to the U.S. healthcare system each year, and yet, many of these infections are preventable. At t ... Full text Open Access Cite

Health-related quality of life in adults with multiple myeloma

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A 10-year trend in income disparity of cardiovascular health among older adults in South Korea.

Journal Article SSM Popul Health · December 2020 OBJECTIVES: Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk has lessened in Korea, it is unclear whether older adults in all socioeconomic strata have benefited equally. This study explored trends in income disparities in CVD risk among older adults in Korea. M ... Full text Link to item Cite

Digital Phenotyping Self-Monitoring Behaviors for Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Observational Study Using Latent Class Growth Analysis.

Journal Article JMIR Mhealth Uhealth · June 11, 2020 BACKGROUND: Sustained self-monitoring and self-management behaviors are crucial to maintain optimal health for individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). As smartphones and mobile health (mHealth) devices become widely available, self-monitoring usi ... Full text Link to item Cite

Self-monitoring diabetes with multiple mobile health devices.

Journal Article J Am Med Inform Assoc · May 1, 2020 OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the use of multiple mobile health technologies to generate and transmit data from diverse patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in between clinic visits. We examined the data to identify patterns ... Full text Link to item Cite

An Observational Study on Early Dyadic Interactive Behaviors of Mothers With Early-Preterm, Late-Preterm, and Full-Term Infants in Malawi.

Journal Article Adv Neonatal Care · February 2020 BACKGROUND: Mother-infant interactions are necessary for infant growth and development. However, preterm birth is associated with less positive mother-infant interactions than full-term birth. Malawi has the highest preterm birth rate in the world, but stu ... Full text Link to item Cite

Digital Phenotyping Self-Monitoring Behaviors for Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Observational Study Using Latent Class Growth Analysis (Preprint)

Journal Article · January 8, 2020 BACKGROUNDSustained self-monitoring and self-management behaviors are crucial to maintain optimal health for individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). As smartphones and mobile he ... Full text Cite

Emotional distress in mothers of early-preterm infants, late-preterm infants, and full-term infants in Malawi.

Journal Article Nurs Outlook · 2020 BACKGROUND: Mothers of preterm infants, early or late, report more distress than mothers of full-term infants. Malawi has the highest preterm birth rate in the world, but nothing is known about the relation of preterm birth to maternal mental health. PURPO ... Full text Link to item Cite

Mobile Health Technology for Pediatric Symptom Monitoring: A Feasibility Study.

Journal Article Nurs Res · 2020 BACKGROUND: Pediatric blood and marrow transplant (PBMT) patients experience significant symptom distress. Mobile health (mHealth) technologies can be leveraged to improve understanding of the patient's symptom experience by providing continuous, real-time ... Full text Link to item Cite

Targeting cellular heterogeneity with CXCR2 blockade for the treatment of therapy-resistant prostate cancer.

Journal Article Sci Transl Med · December 4, 2019 Hormonal therapy targeting androgen receptor (AR) is initially effective to treat prostate cancer (PCa), but it eventually fails. It has been hypothesized that cellular heterogeneity of PCa, consisting of AR+ luminal tumor cells and AR- neuroendocrine (NE) ... Full text Link to item Cite

Moving nursing beyond p < .05.

Journal Article Nursing outlook · September 2019 Full text Cite

Moving nursing beyond p < 0.05.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · August 2019 Full text Cite

Moving Nursing Beyond p < .05.

Journal Article Research and theory for nursing practice · August 2019 Full text Cite

Enhancing Diabetes Self-Management Through Collection and Visualization of Data From Multiple Mobile Health Technologies: Protocol for a Development and Feasibility Trial.

Journal Article JMIR Res Protoc · June 3, 2019 BACKGROUND: Self-management is integral for control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Patient self-management is improved when they receive real-time information on their health status and behaviors and ongoing facilitation from health professionals. How ... Full text Link to item Cite

Chinese Physicians' Perspectives on the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline: A Mobile App-Based Survey.

Journal Article High blood pressure & cardiovascular prevention : the official journal of the Italian Society of Hypertension · June 2019 IntroductionHypertension is a leading global risk factor for death and disability. Seeking new ways to prevent and treat hypertension is a priority for scientists and healthcare professionals worldwide. In November 2017, the American College of Ca ... Full text Cite

Depression Characterization and Race Among Stroke Survivors Receiving Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Conference Am J Phys Med Rehabil · April 2019 Race and ethnicity play a significant role in poststroke outcomes. This brief report describes the presence of depression among stroke survivors who received inpatient rehabilitation and whether depression differs by race. Data from eRehabData and electron ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diabetes Mobile Care: Aggregating and Visualizing Data from Multiple Mobile Health Technologies.

Journal Article AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc · 2019 As the appeal and use of mobile health (mHealth) technologies continues to grow, where does mHealth fit into clinical practice? This article explores the approach and obstacles encountered when integrating mHealth data into existing clinical frameworks and ... Link to item Cite

Computing and graphing probability values of pearson distributions: a SAS/IML macro.

Journal Article Source code for biology and medicine · January 2019 BackgroundAny empirical data can be approximated to one of Pearson distributions using the first four moments of the data (Elderton WP, Johnson NL. Systems of Frequency Curves. 1969; Pearson K. Philos Trans R Soc Lond Ser A. 186:343-414 1895; Solo ... Full text Cite

Moving Nursing Beyond p < .05

Journal Article RESEARCH AND THEORY FOR NURSING PRACTICE · January 1, 2019 Full text Link to item Cite

An mHealth intervention to improve medication adherence among patients with coronary heart disease in China: Development of an intervention.

Journal Article International journal of nursing sciences · October 2018 ObjectivesWith this study, we aimed to develop a mobile technology (mHealth) intervention to improve medication adherence among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD).MethodsThe study was conducted in two phases with CHD patients from ... Full text Cite

Relationship between hospital performance measures and outcomes in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a prospective cohort study.

Journal Article BMJ Open · August 1, 2018 OBJECTIVE: Evidence-based performance measures have been increasingly used to evaluate hospital quality of stroke care, but their impact on stroke outcomes has not been verified. We aimed to evaluate the correlations between hospital performance measures a ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Turning Data Into Information: Opportunities to Advance Rehabilitation Quality, Research, and Policy.

Journal Article Arch Phys Med Rehabil · June 2018 Attention to health care quality and safety has increased dramatically. The internal focus of an organization is not without influence from external policy and research findings. Compared with other specialties, efforts to align and advance rehabilitation ... Full text Link to item Cite

Sample size determination for jointly testing a cause-specific hazard and the all-cause hazard in the presence of competing risks.

Journal Article Statistics in medicine · April 2018 Featured Publication This article considers sample size determination for jointly testing a cause-specific hazard and the all-cause hazard for competing risks data. The cause-specific hazard and the all-cause hazard jointly characterize important study end points such as the d ... Full text Open Access Cite

Validation of the Chichewa Perinatal PTSD Questionnaire and Chichewa Child Health Worry Scale

Journal Article International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences · January 1, 2018 Malawian mothers regardless of gestation at birth find pregnancy to be a stressful period that triggers worry due to a fear of maternal death. Research has mostly focused on maternal depressive symptoms regardless of gestation. Limited literature exists on ... Full text Cite

Academic and Demographic Predictors of NCLEX-RN Pass Rates in First- and Second-Degree Accelerated BSN Programs.

Journal Article Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing · May 2017 Relatively few studies have addressed predictors of first-attempt outcomes (pass-fail) on the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for accelerated BSN programs. The purpose of this study was to compare potential predictors of ... Full text Cite

Maternal Psychological Distress and Mother-Infant Relationship: Multiple-Birth Versus Singleton Preterm Infants.

Journal Article Neonatal network : NN · March 2017 PurposeMultiple preterm birth is associated with more maternal psychological distress and less positive mother-infant interactions than singleton preterm birth. This study's purpose was to compare psychological distress and the relationship with t ... Full text Cite

Depression and Functional Status Among African American Stroke Survivors in Inpatient Rehabilitation.

Journal Article J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis · January 2017 PURPOSE: To examine the prevalence of poststroke depression (PSD) among African American stroke survivors and the association of depression with functional status at inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) discharge. METHODS: Secondary data analysis was co ... Full text Link to item Cite

Correlation Between Critical Thinking Skills and National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses Success in Accelerated Bachelor Nursing Students

Journal Article Teaching and Learning in Nursing · January 1, 2017 Critical thinking (CT) skills are expected of all nurses, yet a limited number of studies have explored the impact of CT on National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) pass rates. We examined 110 students in a first-degree accel ... Full text Cite

Substantial Progress Yet Significant Opportunity for Improvement in Stroke Care in China.

Journal Article Stroke · November 2016 BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Stroke is a leading cause of death in China. Yet the adherence to guideline-recommended ischemic stroke performance metrics in the past decade has been previously shown to be suboptimal. Since then, several nationwide stroke quality ... Full text Link to item Cite

Impact of a concept map teaching approach on nursing students' critical thinking skills.

Journal Article Nursing & health sciences · September 2016 Nurses confront complex problems and decisions that require critical thinking in order to identify patient needs and implement best practices. An active strategy for teaching students the skills to think critically is the concept map. This study explores t ... Full text Cite

Relationship of Maternal Psychological Distress Classes to Later Mother-Infant Interaction, Home Environment, and Infant Development in Preterm Infants.

Journal Article Research in nursing & health · June 2016 Latent class analyses can be used early in the postpartum period to identify mothers of preterm infants experiencing similar patterns of psychological distress symptoms, but whether these classes of mothers also differ in parental responses to their infant ... Full text Cite

Joint Inference for Competing Risks Survival Data.

Journal Article Journal of the American Statistical Association · January 2016 Featured Publication This article develops joint inferential methods for the cause-specific hazard function and the cumulative incidence function of a specific type of failure to assess the effects of a variable on the time to the type of failure of interest in the presence of ... Full text Open Access Cite

The Facilitators of and Barriers to Adherence to Hypertension Treatment Scale.

Journal Article The Journal of cardiovascular nursing · November 2015 BackgroundLack of adherence to recommended regimens is a major cause of uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) among African/Black American (AA) women. The national initiative to increase BP control among AAs by 50% makes clear the need for culturally a ... Full text Cite

Impact of Repeated Mismatch Human Leukocyte Antigen on the Outcome of Lung Retransplantation

Conference The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation · April 2015 Full text Cite

A latent factor linear mixed model for high-dimensional longitudinal data analysis.

Journal Article Statistics in medicine · October 2013 Featured Publication High-dimensional longitudinal data involving latent variables such as depression and anxiety that cannot be quantified directly are often encountered in biomedical and social sciences. Multiple responses are used to characterize these latent quantities, an ... Full text Open Access Cite

Are quit attempts among U.S. female nurses who smoke different from female smokers in the general population? An analysis of the 2006/2007 tobacco use supplement to the current population survey.

Journal Article BMC women's health · March 2012 BackgroundSmoking is a significant women's health issue. Examining smoking behaviors among occupational groups with a high prevalence of women may reveal the culture of smoking behavior and quit efforts of female smokers. The purpose of this study ... Full text Open Access Cite

Schema therapy, motivational interviewing, and collaborative-mapping as treatment for depression among low income, second generation Latinas.

Journal Article Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry · December 2011 US-born Latinos report significantly more depression than foreign-born Latinos in the US, and Latinas have twice the rate of depression than Latino men. The purpose of this pilot study was to test the feasibility of an innovative, short-term program of Sch ... Full text Cite

Are health care providers still smoking? Data from the 2003 and 2006/2007 Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Surveys.

Journal Article Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco · November 2010 IntroductionSmoking by health care professionals poses a barrier to interventions with patients. This study reports smoking status changes among health care professionals using the Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Surveys (TUS-CPS).Me ... Full text Cite

Hospital variability of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival.

Journal Article Prehospital emergency care · July 2008 BackgroundPrevious literature has identified patient and emergency medical services (EMS) system factors that are associated with survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients.ObjectiveTo determine variability in rates of survival t ... Full text Cite