Linda J Kristjanson

Summary

Affiliation: Edith Cowan University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are supportive services meeting the needs of Australians with neurodegenerative conditions and their families?
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    J Palliat Care 22:151-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Is it feasible and desirable to collect voluntarily quality and outcome data nationally in palliative oncology care?
    David C Currow
    Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:3853-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for families: remembering the hidden patients
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 49:359-65. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and support for people with neurodegenerative conditions and their carers
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:368-77. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a night respite community palliative care service
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, WA, Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:84-90. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Directions in palliative care nursing research: impeccable care, timing, and complexity
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Can J Nurs Res 37:13-20. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical support for families in the palliative care phase of hematologic or oncologic illness
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands Campus, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, 6018, Australia
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:745-62, xi. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint End-of-life challenges in residential aged care facilities: a case for a palliative approach to care
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:127-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint New dimensions in palliative care: a palliative approach to neurodegenerative diseases and final illness in older people
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, WA 6018
    Med J Aust 179:S41-3. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Living with Huntington's disease: need for supportive care
    Sky Dawson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 6:123-30. 2004

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Are supportive services meeting the needs of Australians with neurodegenerative conditions and their families?
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    J Palliat Care 22:151-7. 2006
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Is it feasible and desirable to collect voluntarily quality and outcome data nationally in palliative oncology care?
    David C Currow
    Department of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 26:3853-9. 2008
    ..Variations in outcomes justify continued enrollment of services. Benchmarking should include all patients whose cancer will cause death and explore observed variations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for families: remembering the hidden patients
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Can J Psychiatry 49:359-65. 2004
    ..We describe the impact of the illness on the family in terms of family members' health, family communication issues, psychological issues, needs for information, physical care demands, and family costs of caring...
  4. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and support for people with neurodegenerative conditions and their carers
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:368-77. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a night respite community palliative care service
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, WA, Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:84-90. 2004
    ..Families were extremely appreciative of the service and a limited cost comparison suggested costs were lower than if patients had been transferred to hospital and/or inpatient hospice care. Recommendations for practice are offered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Directions in palliative care nursing research: impeccable care, timing, and complexity
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Can J Nurs Res 37:13-20. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical support for families in the palliative care phase of hematologic or oncologic illness
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands Campus, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, 6018, Australia
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:745-62, xi. 2002
    ..This article documents the needs of families in the palliative phase of a patient's hematologic or oncologic illness and provides empirically based recommendations for assessment and care of the family unit...
  8. ncbi request reprint End-of-life challenges in residential aged care facilities: a case for a palliative approach to care
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:127-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint New dimensions in palliative care: a palliative approach to neurodegenerative diseases and final illness in older people
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, WA 6018
    Med J Aust 179:S41-3. 2003
    ..Home carers and healthcare providers require education to ensure a palliative approach that meets the physical, psychological, spiritual and social challenges facing patients and their families, and enhances dignity and quality of life...
  10. ncbi request reprint Living with Huntington's disease: need for supportive care
    Sky Dawson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 6:123-30. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Development of a pain management programme for family carers of advanced cancer patients
    Lynn Oldham
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Pearson Street, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia 6018
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:91-9. 2004
    ..Findings from these interviews together with results published in the literature were structured into a formal pain management programme. This programme has been pilot tested and evaluated using a randomized clinical trial...
  12. doi request reprint Developing recommendations for implementing the Australian Pain Society's pain management strategies in residential aged care
    Ruth McConigley
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 27:45-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to develop recommendations and a related implementation resource 'toolkit' to facilitate implementation of pain management strategies in Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Patients' perspectives on the role of radiation therapists
    Georgia K B Halkett
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 69:76-83. 2007
    ..To examine patients' perspectives on the role of radiation therapists and to develop substantive theory about the relationships patients form with their radiation therapists...
  14. doi request reprint Emotional care experienced by hospitalised patients: development and testing of a measurement instrument
    Anne M Williams
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 18:1069-77. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development and preliminary psychometric testing of an instrument that evaluates the emotional care experienced by patients during hospitalisation...
  15. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between personal control and the hospital environment
    Anne M Williams
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology and Edith Cowan University, and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 17:1601-9. 2008
    ..This paper focuses on aspects within the hospital environment that patients perceive to influence their feelings of personal control...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hormone ablation for the treatment of prostate cancer: the lived experience
    Christine Ng
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, West Australia
    Urol Nurs 26:204-12; discussion 215-8. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint Content validity and reliability testing of the FIN-PED II: A tool to measure care needs of parents of children with cancer
    Leanne Monterosso
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands WA, Australia
    J Nurs Meas 14:31-44. 2006
    ..All three rating scales achieved high estimates of internal consistency. Evidence of the instrument's stability over time was also achieved. This study provided support for the reliability and content validity of the FIN-PED II...
  18. ncbi request reprint Expanding the boundaries of palliative care: an Australian perspective
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia
    J Palliat Care 21:190-2. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Mapping the journey: family carers' perceptions of issues related to end-stage care of individuals with muscular dystrophy or motor neurone disease
    Sky Dawson
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Care 19:36-42. 2003
    ..Three major themes emerged in the analysis: reactions and responses, health system crossing points, reaching forward...
  20. doi request reprint Measuring symptom distress in palliative care: psychometric properties of the Symptom Assessment Scale (SAS)
    Samar M Aoun
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Med 14:315-21. 2011
    ..The instrument does not provide an in-depth assessment of individual symptoms, but serves as a screening tool to identify troublesome symptoms that warrant attentive and immediate investigation and comprehensive assessment...
  21. doi request reprint Multi-faceted palliative care intervention: aged care nurses' and care assistants' perceptions and experiences
    Jane L Phillips
    School of Nursing, Family and Community Health, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 62:216-27. 2008
    ....
  22. pmc Validity and reliability testing of two instruments to measure breast cancer patients' concerns and information needs relating to radiation therapy
    Georgia K B Halkett
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia
    Radiat Oncol 2:43. 2007
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to develop psychometrically sound tools to adequately determine the concerns and information needs of cancer patients during radiation therapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint 'If we get too close to your bones they'll go brittle': women's initial fears about radiotherapy for early breast cancer
    Georgia K B Halkett
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:877-84. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Challenging the framework for evidence in palliative care research
    Samar M Aoun
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands 6018, Western Australia
    Palliat Med 19:461-5. 2005
    ..A framework, entitled Equity-Based Evidence, is discussed as an approach to evidence-based knowledge development in palliative care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Information and support needs of adolescent children of women with breast cancer
    Linda J Kristjanson
    School of Nursing, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Perth, Western Austrailia
    Oncol Nurs Forum 31:111-9. 2004
    ..To elicit detailed descriptions of adolescents' information and support needs in response to their mothers' breast cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Information needs and coping styles of primary family caregivers of women following breast cancer surgery
    Suzanne Nikoletti
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:987-96. 2003
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Development and testing of a modified version of the brief pain inventory for use in residential aged care facilities
    Kirsten A Auret
    School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:301-6. 2008
    ..A two-phase study was conducted to refine a version of Cleeland's Brief Pain Inventory (BPI, Short Form) for use in residential aged care facilities (RACFs)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Bereavement Risk Index (BRI): a community hospice care protocol
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Silver Chain Hospice Care Services, Churchlands, Western Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:610, 612-8. 2005
    ..In addition, the study aimed to explore what types of family members are most likely to experience a more difficult grief reaction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Caregiving for the terminally ill: at what cost?
    Samar M Aoun
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Nursing Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Australia
    Palliat Med 19:551-5. 2005
    ..Furthermore, invited submissions from caregivers echoed and confirmed the issues reported in the literature. Recommendations for enhancing caregiver support are outlined...
  30. doi request reprint Reliability testing of the FAMCARE-2 scale: measuring family carer satisfaction with palliative care
    Samar Aoun
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care within the Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Palliat Med 24:674-81. 2010
    ..We conclude that FAMCARE-2 is a psychometrically sound instrument useful for measuring family carer satisfaction with service provision in a variety of palliative care settings...
  31. doi request reprint Undertreatment of nausea and other symptoms in hospitalized cancer patients
    Judi Greaves
    Palliative Care, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 17:461-4. 2009
    ..This survey aimed to provide a symptom profile, in particular for nausea and its treatment, of advanced cancer patients prior to implementation of a clinical practice guideline for nausea...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychometric testing and refinement of the Support Needs Inventory for Parents of Asthmatic Children
    Christine Toye
    Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Australia
    J Nurs Meas 12:179-93. 2004
    ..This tool may be used for research or clinical screening without imposing undue burden on parents. Further work is required to establish the tool's stability over time...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-term palliative care workers: more than a story of endurance
    Judi Webster
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Faculty of Communications, Health and Science, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Med 5:865-75. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the descriptions provided in this study may provide direction for individuals working in palliative care who may be called on to reflect on their own work trajectory and their commitment to the field...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of plain ice and flavoured ice for preventing oral mucositis associated with the use of 5 fluorouracil
    Sue Nikoletti
    Centre for Nursing Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia
    J Clin Nurs 14:750-3. 2005
    ..The study aimed to compare the use of plain ice, flavoured ice and standard care, to evaluate the effect on mucositis and to determine patients' perceptions of the two forms of oral cryotherapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Evidence in palliative care research: How should it be gathered?
    Samar M Aoun
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, WA 6018, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:264-6. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Case study report of two palliative care patients receiving intracerebroventricular (ICV) analgesia
    Susan J Vojkovic
    Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Care 19:280-3. 2003
  37. doi request reprint How do radiation oncology health professionals inform breast cancer patients about the medical and technical aspects of their treatment?
    Georgia K B Halkett
    WA Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Radiother Oncol 90:153-9. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk of suicide in cancer patients in Western Australia, 1981-2002
    Nigel R C Dormer
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:140-3. 2008
    ..To describe the incidence and risk of suicide in cancer patients in Western Australia from 1981 to 2002...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ensuring content validity in instrument development: challenges and innovative approaches
    Barbara Mastaglia
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia
    Contemp Nurse 14:281-91. 2003
    ..The review of key issues covered here may provide guidance for nurses and researchers in developing sound and content valid instruments...
  40. ncbi request reprint Resistance training and reduction of treatment side effects in prostate cancer patients
    Daniel A Galvão
    School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:2045-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effect of progressive resistance training on muscle function, functional performance, balance, body composition, and muscle thickness in men receiving androgen deprivation for prostate cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Measuring symptom distress among frail elders capable of providing self reports
    Christine Toye
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia 6018, Australia
    Nurs Health Sci 7:184-91. 2005
    ..50 to 0.64. Concurrent validity with an established measure of well-being was demonstrated. Further research will assess stability. The tool provides a valid overview of symptom distress in frail aged people able to provide self reports...
  42. ncbi request reprint The impact on sexual functioning of chemotherapy-induced menopause in women with breast cancer
    Megan Rogers
    Cancer Clinical Services, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 25:57-65. 2002
    ..Two major themes were identified and are reported here: physical and psychological sequelae associated with altered sexual functioning. Recommendations and suggestions for further directions in research are identified...
  43. ncbi request reprint "But isn't it depressing?" The vitality of palliative care
    Judi Webster
    School of Nursing and Public Health, Edith Cowan University, Churchlands, Western Australia, Australia
    J Palliat Care 18:15-24. 2002
    ..In the current economic environment, where there is competition for health care funding, more widespread agreement about the meaning of palliative care is important if informed decisions are to be made about allocation of resources...
  44. doi request reprint Supportive and palliative care needs of families of children who die from cancer: an Australian study
    Leanne Monterosso
    Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
    Palliat Med 22:59-69. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Supportive and palliative care needs of families of children with life-threatening illnesses in Western Australia: evidence to guide the development of a palliative care service
    Leanne Monterosso
    Division of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia
    Palliat Med 21:689-96. 2007
    ..To obtain feedback from families of children receiving palliative and supportive care about their care needs in hospital and in community settings...
  46. ncbi request reprint A new approach to eliciting meaning in the context of breast cancer
    Lesley F Degner
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, 89 Curry Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 26:169-78. 2003
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Burden to others and the terminally ill
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:463-71. 2007
    ..Strategies that target meaning and purpose, depression, and level of fatigue could lessen this source of distress and enhance quality, dignity-conserving care...
  48. ncbi request reprint Development of a donor driven assessment protocol in Western Australia based on experiences of living renal donors
    Anne M Williams
    Curtin University of Technology
    Nephrol Nurs J 34:66-70. 2007
    ..This protocol is designed to enhance the feelings of personal control by the donor over participation in the process and the potential outcome. It includes the coordination of the work-up process by a Clinical Nurse Consultant...
  49. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a cross-sectional, cohort study
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet 360:2026-30. 2002
    ..Our aim was to identify the extent to which dying patients perceive they are able to maintain a sense of dignity, and to ascertain how demographic and disease-specific variables relate to the issue of dignity in these individuals...
  50. ncbi request reprint Defining dignity in terminally ill cancer patients: a factor-analytic approach
    Thomas F Hack
    CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychooncology 13:700-8. 2004
    ..These results provide empirical support for the dignity model, and suggest that the provision of end of life care should include methods for treating depression, fostering hope, and facilitating functional independence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the efficacy of antiemetics in the treatment of nausea in patients with far-advanced cancer
    Paul Glare
    Department of Palliative Care, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 12:432-40. 2004
    ..To systematically review studies of antiemetics used in the treatment of nausea in patients with far-advanced cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Supportive and palliative care needs identified by multiple sclerosis patients and their families
    Judy Ann Wollin
    Griffith University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Logan Campus, University Drive, Meadowbrook 4131, Queensland
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:20-6. 2006
    ..DESIGN, SAMPLE AND METHOD: In-depth interviews were carried out with people living with MS in the community, their family members and health professionals. The data were transcribed verbatim and recurring themes identified...
  53. ncbi request reprint Would people with Parkinson's disease benefit from palliative care?
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Health, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:87-94. 2006
    ....
  54. pmc What do patients receiving palliative care for cancer and their families want to be told? A Canadian and Australian qualitative study
    Peter Kirk
    Island Medical Program, Universities of Victoria and British Columbia, Victoria, BC, Canada V8N 1V7
    BMJ 328:1343. 2004
    ..To obtain feedback from patients receiving palliative care and their relatives from various ethnic backgrounds about their experiences of the disclosure process and their satisfaction with information sharing during the illness...
  55. ncbi request reprint Understanding the will to live in patients nearing death
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychosomatics 46:7-10. 2005
    ..Health care providers must learn to appreciate the importance of existential issues and their ability to influence the will to live among patients nearing death...
  56. ncbi request reprint Meeting the supportive needs of family caregivers in palliative care: challenges for health professionals
    Peter L Hudson
    School of Nursing and Centre for Palliative Care, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Palliat Med 7:19-25. 2004
    ..By acknowledging these barriers to supportive care, researchers and health care professionals can begin to design and implement interventions that are clinically relevant and more likely to be effective...
  57. ncbi request reprint Personality, neuroticism, and coping towards the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:332-41. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Predicting family caregiver psychosocial functioning in palliative care
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Health and University of Australia, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Care 22:133-40. 2006
    ..However, there is a dearth of empirical evidence to help clinicians identify caregivers who might be at risk of poor psychosocial functioning...
  59. ncbi request reprint Dignity and psychotherapeutic considerations in end-of-life care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:134-42. 2004
    ..This brief, individualized therapeutic approach has been informed by our dignity work, and specifically designed for application in patients nearing death...
  60. ncbi request reprint Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic review
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Austalia
    Palliat Med 20:693-701. 2006
    ..Not many research studies seem to have specifically targeted why palliative care patients may desire hastened death, and few have focused on clinical guidelines for responding to such requests...
  61. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: a novel psychotherapeutic intervention for patients near the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:5520-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to establish the feasibility of dignity therapy and determine its impact on various measures of psychosocial and existential distress...
  62. ncbi request reprint Dignity-conserving care: application of research findings to practice
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, and Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, B3E QV9
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:173-9. 2004
    ..This article will provide a synopsis of that work, with an emphasis on the application of research findings for practice...
  63. ncbi request reprint Responding to desire to die statements from patients with advanced disease: recommendations for health professionals
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Med 20:703-10. 2006
    ..Multiple drafts of the recommendations were circulated to the authors for refinement until consensus was reached. Strategies for advancing the evidence base for the maturation of guidelines in this area are offered...
  64. ncbi request reprint Investigating euthanasia: methodological, ethical and clinical considerations
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Palliat Med 19:575-7. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the Navigate Care Model: clinical palliative care pathways based on anticipated care outcomes
    Ellen Nightingale
    Cancer Services and Centre for Palliative Care, Cancer Foundation of Western Australia, 15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park, Western Australia 6008, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:298-307; discussion 307. 2003
    ..Clinical pathways based upon the expected outcomes of death or discharge appear to offer benefits for patients and families...
  66. ncbi request reprint Positioning nursing and midwifery research for the future: external & internal challenges
    Linda J Kristjanson
    Collegian 14:2. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint Communicating with families of patients in an acute hospital with advanced cancer: problems and strategies identified by nurses
    Sue Davis
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia
    Cancer Nurs 26:337-45. 2003
    ..Finally, the effects of poor communication on nurses were notably and vividly described. In this report, recommendations for clinical practice and subsequent research are offered...
  68. ncbi request reprint Bringing evidence to bear on policy processes: the challenge of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute
    Nicholas J Glasgow
    Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia
    Med J Aust 188:S46-9. 2008