Faculty Sketch

Jie Deng, PhD, RN, OCN

Assistant Professor

jie.deng@vanderbilt.edu

 

Current Research Interests

  • Developing and validating measures (subjective and objective) of head and neck cancer related lymphedema
  • Conducting and testing interventions for the management of post-cancer treatment-related lymphedema
  • Developing and conducting intervention trials to minimize symptom burden and improve functional status related to long-term and late effects of cancer treatment

 

Representative Publications

Ridner SH, Sinclair V, Deng J, Bonner C & Kidd N. (In press). Breast cancer survivors with lymphedema: Glimpses of our daily lives. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing.

 

Deng J, Murphy BA, Dietrich MS, Wells N, Wallston KA, Sinard RJ, Cmelak AJ, Gilbert J, & Ridner SH. (2012).  Impact of secondary lymphedema after head and neck cancer treatment on symptoms, functional status, and quality of life. Head & Neck. Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Deng J, Ridner SH, Dietrich MS, Wells N, Wallston KA, Sinard RJ, Cmelak AJ & Murphy BA. (2012). Factors associated with external and internal lymphedema in patients with head and neck cancer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. May 30. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Deng J, Ridner SH, Dietrich MS, Wells N, Wallston KA, Sinard RJ, Cmelak AJ & Murphy BA. (2012). Prevalence of secondary lymphedema in patients with head and neck cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 43)2): 244-252.

 

Ridner SH, Murphy BA, Deng J, Kidd N, Galford E, Bonner CM, Bond S & Dietrich MS. (2012). A randomized clinical trial comparing advanced pneumatic truncal, chest and arm treatment to arm treatment only in self-care of arm lymphedema. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 131(1): 147-158.

 

Ridner SH, Bonner CM, Deng J, & Sinclair V. (2012). Voices from the shadows: Living with lymphedema.  Cancer Nursing. 35(1): E18-26.

 

Deng J, Ridner SH, Murphy BA, & Dietrich MS. (2011). Preliminary development of a lymphedema symptom assessment scale for patients with head and neck cancer. Supportive Care in Cancer. Aug; 20 (8): 1911-1918. [Epub 2011 Nov 10]

 

Deng J, Ridner SH & Murphy BA. (2011). Lymphedema in head and neck cancer patients. Oncology Nursing Forum. 38(1): E1-E10.

 

Ridner SH, Murphy BA, Deng J, Kidd N, Gaiford E, & Dietrich MS. (2010). Advanced pneumatic therapy in self-care of chronic lymphedema of the trunk. Lymphatic Research and Biology. 8(4): 209-215.

 

Ridner SH, Dietrich MS, Deng J, Bonner CM & Kidd N. (2009). Bioelectrical impedance for detecting upper limb lymphedema in non-laboratory settings. Lymphatic Research and Biology. 7(1): 11-15.

 

Piao YF, Zhang HJ, Luo JK, Lu H, Wu XJ, Wu JY, Che Y & Deng J. (2008). The application of multi-cultural model of care in clinical practice. Chinese Nursing Management. 8(10): 29-31.

 

Piao YF, Wang ZW, Wu XJ, Che Y, Zhang HJ, Wu JY, Luo JK, Zhang HZ, Yang SH & Deng J. (2007). Investigation and analysis on multi-cultural nursing needs among foreigners. Chinese Nursing Management. 7(9): 28-30.

 

Piao YF, Wu JY, Wang ZW, Zhang HJ, Che Y, Wu XJ, Luo JK, Lu J, Wang ZQ & Deng J. (2007). Investigation and analysis on nurses’ awareness and training needs of multi-culturalism nursing care. Chinese Nursing Management. 7(11): 25-28.

 

Zhang HJ, Wang W, Su CY, Piao YF & Deng J. (2007). The training on multi-cultural nursing for clinical nurses. Chinese Nursing Management. 7(12): 25-27.

 

Song LN, Feng W, Li YX, Zhang HF, Ma SL, Ding Y, Li L, Lu Q, Ying JS & Deng J. (2006). The investigation on nurse standardized training after graduation. Chinese Nursing Management. 6(8): 19-21.

 

Deng J & Su CY. (2005). Management for the training base of professional nurses in ICU. Chinese Journal of Nursing. 40(7): 536-538.

 

Deng J, Zheng XX, Gong YH & Su CY. (2005). Comparison of the two different kinds of drug solutions for oral care. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing. 21(7): 47-49.

 

Deng J, Zheng XX & Gong YH. (2005). Status of oral care for orotracheal intubated patients. Chinese Journal of Nursing. 40(8): 623-625.

 

Chen MF & Deng J. (2005). Applying change theory model to nursing handover in a medical department. Modern Nursing (China). 11(20): 1746-1747.

 

Deng J & Zhang HJ. (2004). Influencing the factors and solving the measures of developing multi-culture nursing. Journal of Nursing Administration (China). 4(7): 23-25.

 

Deng J. (2003). Progress of nursing care for osteoporosis. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing. 19(11): 65-66.

 

Zhang HJ, Deng J & Li BH. (2003). The discussion on defects in nursing document writing and measures to prevent them. Chinese Nursing Management. 3(1): 40-41.

 

Deng J, Zhang HJ & Guo L. (2003). How to manage SARS units. Journal of Peking University (Health Sciences). 35: 158-159.

 

Guo L, Zhang HJ & Deng J. (2003). Analyzing the factors of occupational protection against SARS. Chinese General Practice. 6(7): 606-607.

 

Deng J & Li LN. (2002). Analysis of influencing factors during nursing handover. Chinese Journal of Nursing. 37(9): 705-706.

 

Deng J. (2002). Progress of treatment and nursing care for acute severe pancreatitis. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing. 16(11): 1-2.

 

Deng J. (2000). Investigation and analysis if death time for 130 patients in ICU. Chinese Journal of Practical Nursing. 16(1): 9-11.

 

Deng J & Wang SQ. (2000). Influence and nursing interventions of ventilator for patients. Chinese Journal of Nursing. 35(1): 47-48.

 

Professional Research

2011-   Conducting pilot interventions for the management of post-cancer treatment –related lymphedema.
2010-     Developing, testing and validating measures of head and neck cancer-related lymphedema
2010-   Secondary data analysis for the National Lymphedema Network International Online Patient Questionnaire
2008-  Evaluating the impact of secondary lymphedema after head and neck cancer treatment on symptoms, functional status, and quality of life

 

Professional Organizations

  • National Lymphedema Network Research Committee
  • Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Oncology Nursing Society Lymphedema Management SIG
  • Oncology Nursing Society, Middle Tennessee Chapter
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Pain and Symptom Management Research Team, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Cente