Needs of familial caregivers of cancer patients across the advanced cancer disease trajectory.

Needs of familial caregivers of cancer patients across the advanced cancer disease trajectory.

Date: August 2004
Creator: Bernard, Lori Lynn
Description: Familial caregivers are providing increasing amounts of care to advanced cancer patients. Increased understanding of caregivers' needs is vital in providing necessary support to lessen caregiver burden and comorbidity. This study examines particular information needs across a variety of specific events in the advanced cancer disease trajectory. A cross-sectional sample of 107 familial caregivers (24 current and 83 bereaved) of people with advanced cancer completed a needs assessment survey along with a measure of health information-seeking behavior. Analyses extend current research by including more specific disease-related events along the advanced cancer trajectory through bereavement. In all information categories, endorsement of wanted information differed across broad stages of Cancer Progression, Treatment, End of Life, and Post-Patient Death. For all information categories, except Dying and Spirituality, greatest information was wanted at the Cancer Progression stage. Information need also differed across specific events within broad stages. The categories of Disease/Medical and Relating to the Patient were the most endorsed at events involving patient care. Spirituality was least endorsed. At patient death, Caregiver Well-being has the highest endorsement. For events thereafter, information on Caregiver Well-being, Spirituality, Future Outlook, and Family and Close Others was most endorsed. Information needs did not differ based on age ...
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A Critical Analysis of a Method for Selecting Community School Sites for Experimental Health Programs in Texas

A Critical Analysis of a Method for Selecting Community School Sites for Experimental Health Programs in Texas

Date: 1947
Creator: Hester, Ralph G.
Description: This study analyzes the method used in the selection of six community schools to participate in a three-year exploratory program for improving health education in Texas.
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A Survey of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Senior High Schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association

A Survey of the Programs of Health and Physical Education for Girls in the Senior High Schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association

Date: 1940
Creator: Smith, Lola Ethel
Description: The purpose of this study was to make a survey of the programs of health and physical education for girls in the senior high schools of District 4 of the Texas State Teachers Association. The writer sought to determine the status of health and physical education for girls in this district as compared to the program outlined in the "Tentative Course of Study for Health, Physical Education, and Safety," published by the State Department of Education.
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A Plan for Improving the Health, Physical Education, and Intramural Program for Boys in West Columbia High School

A Plan for Improving the Health, Physical Education, and Intramural Program for Boys in West Columbia High School

Date: 1947
Creator: Long, Lewis B.
Description: The purpose of this study is to develop plans for a program in health education, physical education and intramural sports for boys in the West Columbia High School, West Columbia, Texas.
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An Analytical Study of Articles Published in Selected Issues of Five Popular Weekly Periodicals from January, 1947, to January, 1948, Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation

An Analytical Study of Articles Published in Selected Issues of Five Popular Weekly Periodicals from January, 1947, to January, 1948, Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation

Date: 1949
Creator: Hart, Dana R.
Description: The investigator undertook an analytical study of articles published in selected issues of five popular weekly periodicals from January, 1947, to January, 1948, pertaining to the areas of health and physical education and recreation.
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An Evaluation of the Health Program of Denton County for 1947-48

An Evaluation of the Health Program of Denton County for 1947-48

Date: 1948
Creator: Silk, Charles E.
Description: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Health Education Program of Denton County for 1947-78, and in the light of the findings to make recommendations for 1948-49.
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The North Texan, Volume 55, Number 1, Spring 2005

The North Texan, Volume 55, Number 1, Spring 2005

Date: Spring 2005
Creator: University of North Texas
Description: The North Texan magazine includes articles and notes about UNT students, faculty, and alumni activities.
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A Study of the Literature Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation that is Available to Students and Faculty Members in the Class B, A, and AA Senior High Schools of Texas

A Study of the Literature Pertaining to the Areas of Health Education, Physical Education, and Recreation that is Available to Students and Faculty Members in the Class B, A, and AA Senior High Schools of Texas

Date: 1950
Creator: Smith, Anna
Description: The investigator made a study of the literature pertaining to the areas of health education, physical education and recreation that is available to students and to faculty members in the class B, A, and AA senior high school libraries of Texas during the school year 1949-1950.
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