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CHESS improves cancer caregivers' burden and mood: results of an eHealth RCT.
OBJECTIVE Informal caregivers (family and friends) of people with cancer are often unprepared for their caregiving role, leading to increased burden or distress. Comprehensive Health EnhancementExpand
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Creating a Bond Between Caregivers Online: Effect on Caregivers’ Coping Strategies
Numerous studies have investigated the effect of Interactive Cancer Communication Systems (ICCSs) on system users' improvements in psychosocial status. Research in this area, however, has focusedExpand
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Communicating advanced cancer patients’ symptoms via the Internet: A pooled analysis of two randomized trials examining caregiver preparedness, physical burden, and negative mood
Background: Using available communication technologies, clinicians may offer timely support to family caregivers in managing symptoms in patients with advanced cancer at home. Aim: To assess theExpand
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Antecedent Characteristics of Online Cancer Information Seeking Among Rural Breast Cancer Patients: An Application of the Cognitive-Social Health Information Processing (C-SHIP) Model
Little research has examined the antecedent characteristics of patients most likely to seek online cancer information. This study employs the Cognitive-Social Health Information Processing (C-SHIP)Expand
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Web-Based Cancer Communication and Decision Making Systems: Connecting Patients, Caregivers, and Clinicians for Improved Health Outcomes
Over the cancer disease trajectory, from diagnosis and treatment to remission or end of life, patients and their families face difficult decisions. The provision of information and support when mostExpand
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The value of theory for enhancing and understanding e-health interventions.
,5,6 But a key question remains:What are the causal psychological and social processes and intermediate outcomes that leadto their demonstrated successes? That is a call for theory to helpExpand
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An eHealth system supporting palliative care for patients with non–small cell lung cancer
In this study, the authors examined the effectiveness of an online support system (Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System [CHESS]) versus the Internet in relieving physical symptom distressExpand
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Strategies for improving family engagement during family-centered rounds.
BACKGROUND Family-centered rounds (FCR) are recommended as standard practice in the pediatric inpatient setting; however, limited data exist on best practices promoting family engagement duringExpand
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Model Formulation: Development and Implementation of a Clinician Reporting System for Advanced Stage Cancer: Initial Lessons Learned
OBJECTIVE Innovative approaches can strengthen patient-caregiver-clinician information exchange and more effectively address the physical and psychosocial challenges of advanced disease. This studyExpand
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Patient/Caregiver influences for declining participation in supportive oncology trials.
Enrolling adequate numbers of subjects to research projects that focus on the supportive needs of patients and caregivers is difficult, and this difficulty significantly impedes investigation of thisExpand
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