Affiliation: Queensland University of Technology
- Family caregivers' experiences and involvement with cancer pain managementPatsy Yates
Centre for Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Queensland, Australia
J Palliat Care 20:287-96. 2004..The significance and scope of these caregiving experiences suggest that developing the caregiver's ability to effectively contribute to pain management is an important priority in efforts to improve cancer pain management...
- Randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention for managing fatigue in women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancerPatsy Yates
Centre for Health Research, Nursing, and Centre for Palliative Care Research and, Education, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia 4059
J Clin Oncol 23:6027-36. 2005..To evaluate the efficacy of a psychoeducational intervention in improving cancer-related fatigue...
- Barriers to the best care of the dying in Queensland, AustraliaJanet Hardy
Department of Palliative Care, Mater Health Services, Mater Adult Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
J Palliat Med 11:1325-9. 2008..Many HCPs seem concerned about issues they are less likely to influence. The results of this survey may be useful for future workforce planning...
- A randomised trial of a psychosocial intervention for cancer patients integrated into routine care: the PROMPT study (promoting optimal outcomes in mood through tailored psychosocial therapies)Jane Turner
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
BMC Cancer 11:48. 2011....
- Referral patterns and proximity to palliative care inpatient services by level of socio-economic disadvantage. A national study using spatial analysisDavid C Currow
Discipline, Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, 700 Goodwood Rd, Daw Park, South Australia, 5041, Australia
BMC Health Serv Res 12:424. 2012..The aim of this study was to assess, by level of socio-economic disadvantage, referral patterns to specialist palliative care and proximity to inpatient services...
- Differences in the symptom experience of older versus younger oncology outpatients: a cross-sectional studyJanine K Cataldo
School of Nursing, University of California, 2 Koret Way N631Y, San Francisco, CA 94143 0610, USA
BMC Cancer 13:6. 2013..We hypothesized that older patients would have significantly lower ratings on four symptom dimensions...
- Update on complex nonpharmacological interventions for breathlessnessPatsy Yates
Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 6:144-52. 2012..The study provides a review of current evidence about the role of complex nonpharmacological strategies in managing the multidimensional components of the breathlessness experience for individuals with life-limiting conditions...
- Competency standards and educational requirements for specialist breast nurses in AustraliaPatsy Yates
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland
Collegian 14:11-5. 2007..The evidence supports the view that as an advanced role, nurses practising as SBNs require high-quality programs of sufficient depth and scope to achieve the required level of competence...
- Palliative care for specific populationsPatsy Yates
Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Aust Fam Physician 35:776-9. 2006..Ensuring access for all Australians to high quality palliative care requires an understanding of special considerations for specific populations, including children, older persons, and Indigenous Australians...
- A randomized controlled trial of a nurse-administered educational intervention for improving cancer pain management in ambulatory settingsPatsy Yates
Center for Health Research, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove Campus, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane 4059, Australia
Patient Educ Couns 53:227-37. 2004..The results suggest that targeted educational interventions that utilize individualized instructional techniques may alter cancer patient attitudes, which can potentially act as barriers to effective pain management...
- Exercise for health: a randomized, controlled trial evaluating the impact of a pragmatic, translational exercise intervention on the quality of life, function and treatment-related side effects following breast cancerSandra C Hayes
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Breast Cancer Res Treat 137:175-86. 2013..This translational intervention trial, delivered either FtF or Tel, supports exercise as a form of adjuvant breast cancer therapy that can prevent declines in fitness and function during treatment and optimise recovery post-treatment...
- Using the Precede-Proceed Model of Health Program Planning in breast cancer nursing researchRalph Tramm
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
J Adv Nurs 68:1870-80. 2012..In this article, we discuss the use of the Precede-Proceed model when investigating health promotion options for breast cancer survivors...
- Parental experience of childhood cancer using Interpretative Phenomenological AnalysisRobert Schweitzer
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Psychology and Counselling, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia
Psychol Health 27:704-20. 2012..Implications for addressing the needs of parents and for further research are discussed...
- Development of a resource for parents with advanced cancer: what do parents want?Jane Turner
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Palliat Support Care 5:135-45. 2007..Although some resources have been developed to assist parents with advanced cancer, it appears that these are not widely disseminated...
- Design and implementation of the Exercise for Health trial -- a pragmatic exercise intervention for women with breast cancerSANDRA HAYES
School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, 4059, Queensland, Australia
Contemp Clin Trials 32:577-85. 2011..The purpose of this paper is to describe the study design, along with outcomes related to recruitment, retention and representativeness, and intervention participation...
- End-of-life care in the intensive care setting: a descriptive exploratory qualitative study of nurses' beliefs and practicesKristen Ranse
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Aust Crit Care 25:4-12. 2012..Limited research has been undertaken on the provision of end-of-life care by nurses in the intensive care setting. The purpose of this study was to explore the end-of-life care beliefs and practices of intensive care nurses...
- Neonatal palliative care attitude scale: development of an instrument to measure the barriers to and facilitators of palliative care in neonatal nursingVictoria Kain
Queensland University of Technology, School of Nursing, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland 4059, Australia
Pediatrics 123:e207-13. 2009..This article reports the first phase of this research: to develop and administer an instrument to measure the attitudes of neonatal nurses to palliative care...
- Impact of an intensive nursing education course on nurses' knowledge, confidence, attitudes, and perceived skills in the care of patients with cancerSuzanne K Steginga
Queensland Cancer Fund, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Oncol Nurs Forum 32:375-81. 2005..To evaluate the impact of a cancer nursing education course on RNs...
- Development of Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Chinese Family CaregiversShu ying Zhang
School of Medicine, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Int J Ment Health Nurs 21:358-65. 2012..The findings were used to develop the Self-Efficacy Questionnaire for Chinese Family Caregivers, and 35 items comprising five subscales (representing the above five categories of caregiver behaviour) were generated...
- Possible genetic predisposition to lymphedema after breast cancerBeth Newman
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Lymphat Res Biol 10:2-13. 2012..Recent advances in the molecular biology underlying development of the lymphatic system and related congenital disorders implicate a number of potential candidate genes to explore in relation to secondary lymphedema...
- Nurses' responses to people with cancer who use complementary and alternative medicineShou Yu Cindy Wang
Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Int J Nurs Pract 12:288-94. 2006..Several implications for nursing education and practice are identified from these findings...
- Childhood experiences of cancer: an interpretative phenomenological analysis approachMaya Griffiths
Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, Australia
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 28:83-92. 2011..These results revealed rich and intimate information about a sensitive issue with implications for understanding child development and medical and psychosocial treatment...
- Understanding the optimal learning environment in palliative careShirley E Connell
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queensland University of Technology QUT, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation IHBI, Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, 4059, Australia
Nurse Educ Today 31:472-6. 2011..Optimal learning was promoted when participants were actively engaged, felt accepted and supported by, and experienced positive interpersonal interactions with, the host site staff...
- A clinical pathway for bronchiolitis is effective in reducing readmission ratesJoyce Cheney
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Royal Children s Hospital, The School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
J Pediatr 147:622-6. 2005..To examine the use of a clinical pathway in the management of infants hospitalized with acute viral bronchiolitis...
- Cancer nursing research in Queensland, Australia: barriers, priorities, and strategies for progressPatsy Yates
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
Cancer Nurs 25:167-80. 2002..Professional groups were viewed as having an important role in the development of nursing research in education, lobbying, and facilitating networking among researchers...
- Opioid-taking tasks and behaviours in Taiwanese outpatients with cancerShu Yuan Liang
Department of Nursing, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei, Taiwan
J Clin Nurs 17:2079-88. 2008....
- An educational workshop program for rural practitioners to encourage best practice for delivery of systemic adjuvant therapyLauren Dalton
Support Scheme for Rural Specialists, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
J Cancer Educ 21:35-9. 2006..The Rural Systemic Adjuvant Therapy Project was initiated to encourage best practice in the treatment of women from rural areas who have breast cancer...
- 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....
- Oncology nurses' perceptions of their supportive care for parents with advanced cancer: challenges and educational needsJane Turner
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Australia
Psychooncology 16:149-57. 2007....
- Therapeutic relationships in specialist palliative care nursing practiceDeebs Canning
Marie Curie Cancer Care and Thames Valley University, London, UK
Int J Palliat Nurs 13:222-9. 2007..Therapeutic relationships were identified as the central domain of specialist palliative care nursing practice to which all other domains were inextricably linked...
- Enhancing the supportive care of parents with advanced cancer: development of a self-directed educational manualJane Turner
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, K Floor, Mental Health Centre, Herston 4029, Australia
Eur J Cancer 44:1625-31. 2008..Although the manual is designed primarily for nurses, it is clear that much of the information is relevant for all health professionals involved in the care of parents with advanced cancer...
- 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...
- Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end-of-life issues with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness, and their caregiversJosephine M Clayton
Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Med J Aust 186:S77, S79, S83-108. 2007
- Oncology/haematology nurses: a study of job satisfaction, burnout, and intention to leave the specialtyLinda Barrett
Bayside Health Service District, Queensland
Aust Health Rev 25:109-21. 2002..Health care managers and governments should implement strategies that can increase nurses' job satisfaction and reduce burnout, thereby enhancing the retention of oncology/haematology nurses...