Uncertainty in Illness and Health Literacy in Pancreatic Cancer Patients
Review TypeAbstract Review Only: Reviewed by Event Host
Repository Posting Date2019-01-11T19:15:52Z
Author DetailsRae Brana Reynolds, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, Cizik School of Nursing, The University of Texas - Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; Geri Wood, PhD, MS, BS, RN, FAAN, Nursing Systems Department, The University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; Terri S. Armstrong, PhD, NP, MS, BSN, RN, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA; Nikhil S. Padhye, PhD, Center for Nursing Research, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA; Matthew Katz, MD, FACS, Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationZeta
Level of EvidenceN/A
Neither uncertainty nor health literacy has been studied with a focus on pancreatic cancer patients whose complicated and challenging illness experiences predispose to uncertainty and require proficient health literacy to manage effectively. This study evaluated the relationship between uncertainty and health literacy along with their predictors in pancreatic cancer patients.
DescriptionLeadership Connection 2018: Transformative Nursing Leadership, September 15-18, 2018. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Conference NameLeadership Connection 2018
Conference HostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference LocationIndianapolis, Indiana, USA
NotesItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.
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