S Aranda

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Designing nursing interventions
    Sanchia Aranda
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Collegian 15:19-25. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Impact of a novel nurse-led prechemotherapy education intervention (ChemoEd) on patient distress, symptom burden, and treatment-related information and support needs: results from a randomised, controlled trial
    S Aranda
    Department of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Oncol 23:222-31. 2012
  3. pmc 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
  4. pmc Meeting the support and information needs of women with advanced breast cancer: a randomised controlled trial
    S Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 8006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 95:667-73. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Mapping the quality of life and unmet needs of urban women with metastatic breast cancer
    S Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, East Melbourne, Victoria 8006, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:211-22. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint An audiovisual information resource to assist in the transition from completion of potentially curative treatment for cancer through to survivorship: a systematic development process
    A Karahalios
    Supportive Care Research Group, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 8006, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 1:226-36. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Family meetings in palliative care: are they effective?
    P Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care Education and Research, St Vincent s, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Med 23:150-7. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients' self-report and family caregivers' perception of quality of life in patients with advanced cancer: how do they compare?
    D J Milne
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:125-32. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint When a child cannot be cured - reflections of health professionals
    S De Graves
    School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:132-40. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint From individual to group: use of narratives in a participatory research process
    S Aranda
    Centre for Palliative Care and Deputy Head, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 33:791-7. 2001

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Designing nursing interventions
    Sanchia Aranda
    School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Collegian 15:19-25. 2008
    ..The approach advocated will help to ensure that nursing intervention research makes a useful contribution to the development of nursing practice...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of a novel nurse-led prechemotherapy education intervention (ChemoEd) on patient distress, symptom burden, and treatment-related information and support needs: results from a randomised, controlled trial
    S Aranda
    Department of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Oncol 23:222-31. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc 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
    ....
  4. pmc Meeting the support and information needs of women with advanced breast cancer: a randomised controlled trial
    S Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 8006, Australia
    Br J Cancer 95:667-73. 2006
    ..Possibly, the intervention was not sufficiently intense to achieve an effect...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mapping the quality of life and unmet needs of urban women with metastatic breast cancer
    S Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, St Andrews Place, East Melbourne, Victoria 8006, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:211-22. 2005
    ..Health care providers should routinely monitor the quality of life and needs of women with advanced breast cancer to ensure that appropriate treatment, information or supportive services are made available...
  6. ncbi request reprint An audiovisual information resource to assist in the transition from completion of potentially curative treatment for cancer through to survivorship: a systematic development process
    A Karahalios
    Supportive Care Research Group, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 8006, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 1:226-36. 2007
    ..There are few information resources for people at this juncture. An evidence-based DVD was developed for individuals at this stage with information about experiences encountered as a cancer survivor (CS)...
  7. doi request reprint Family meetings in palliative care: are they effective?
    P Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care Education and Research, St Vincent s, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Med 23:150-7. 2009
    ..However, more research is required to confirm these findings. Strategies for implementation and further research are outlined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patients' self-report and family caregivers' perception of quality of life in patients with advanced cancer: how do they compare?
    D J Milne
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:125-32. 2006
    ..This study suggests information from proxy raters is reliable when the proxy is a family caregiver, and this remains true over time...
  9. ncbi request reprint When a child cannot be cured - reflections of health professionals
    S De Graves
    School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 14:132-40. 2005
    ..New models of care that incorporate palliative care throughout the disease trajectory are recommended...
  10. ncbi request reprint From individual to group: use of narratives in a participatory research process
    S Aranda
    Centre for Palliative Care and Deputy Head, School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 33:791-7. 2001
    ..It aims to expose the ways narrative research, when taken beyond the researcher's lone analysis of text, can contribute to the development of clinical knowledge...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intervention development for enhanced lay palliative caregiver support - the use of focus groups
    P Hudson
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, University of Melbourne, Carlton Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 11:262-70. 2002
    ..Importantly, the research provided the essential ingredients for the future development of a new intervention aimed at augmenting home lay palliative caregiver guidance and support...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint The development of audio-visual materials to prepare patients for medical procedures: an oncology application
    M Carey
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 16:417-23. 2007
    ..The principles and strategies described may provide a practical, evidence-based guide to the development of other types of patient audio-visual materials...
  16. doi request reprint Meaning in adjustment to cancer: a model of care
    Carrie Lethborg
    Department of Oncology, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 6:61-70. 2008
    ..Meaning can assist coping by offering a framework, perspective, and counterbalance to the challenge of illness. However, the absence of meaning can be a precursor to profound despair...
  17. ncbi request reprint Barriers to effective cancer pain management: a survey of Australian family caregivers
    S Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 13:336-43. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint To what extent does meaning mediate adaptation to cancer? The relationship between physical suffering, meaning in life, and connection to others in adjustment to cancer
    Carrie Lethborg
    Department of Oncology, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 5:377-88. 2007
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Unmet needs in cancer patients: development of a supportive needs screening tool (SNST)
    Cathie Pigott
    Supportive Care Research Group, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 8006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 17:33-45. 2009
    ..This article reports the first steps in the development of a supportive needs screening tool appropriate for use in an oncology outpatient setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trials in palliative care: overcoming the obstacles
    P Hudson
    Cancer Nursing Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 7:427-34. 2001
    ..The aim of the article is to provide a guide to conducting RCTs and to promote their use in palliative care when researchers are evaluating new interventions...
  21. ncbi request reprint Silent voices, hidden practices: exploring undiscovered aspects of cancer nursing
    S Aranda
    Centre for Palliative Care, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 7:178-85. 2001
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Preparing patients for threatening medical treatments: effects of a chemotherapy educational DVD on anxiety, unmet needs, and self-efficacy
    Penelope Schofield
    Supportive Care Research Group, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Melbourne, Victoria 8006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 16:37-45. 2008
    ..It was further hypothesized that these effects would be stronger in those perceiving their treatment intent to be curative rather than palliative...
  23. ncbi request reprint A psycho-educational intervention for family caregivers of patients receiving palliative care: a randomized controlled trial
    Peter L Hudson
    Center for Palliative Care, School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:329-41. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it is feasible for health professionals to discuss emotive topics, such as impending death, with caregivers without adverse effects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Exploring documentation of end-of-life care of children with cancer
    Sharon De De Graves
    School of Postgraduate Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 8:435-43. 2002
    ..Further, the medical records documented ill-defined periods of palliation, with the child's approaching death appearing as a gradual awareness rather than a distinct shift in goals of care from cure to palliation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Promoting evidence-based care through a clinical research fellowship programme
    Donna J Milne
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 16:1629-39. 2007
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Euthanasia - a clinical and professional issue for nurses
    Sanchia Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Adv Nurs 47:603-4. 2004
  27. doi request reprint Survivorship issues following treatment completion--results from focus groups with Australian cancer survivors and health professionals
    Michael Jefford
    Supportive Care Research Group, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 2:20-32. 2008
    ..Many survivors report long-term psychosocial, physical and other consequences. To understand the issues faced by Australian cancer survivors we conducted focus groups with cancer patients and health professionals...
  28. doi request reprint Development of a psychoeducational intervention for men with prostate cancer
    Ann Boonzaier
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria, Australia
    J Psychosoc Oncol 27:136-53. 2009
    ..Further testing of the psychoeducational groups is currently being undertaken as part of a larger randomized controlled trial of the multidisciplinary care intervention...
  29. doi request reprint The views of bowel cancer survivors and health care professionals regarding survivorship care plans and post treatment follow up
    Carl Baravelli
    Department of Nursing and Supportive Care Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Cancer Surviv 3:99-108. 2009
    ..This study aimed to survey key stakeholders in the care of people with colorectal cancer (survivors, primary care providers and hospital-based healthcare professionals) regarding follow-up and SCP...
  30. doi request reprint Lung cancer: challenges and solutions for supportive care intervention research
    Penelope Schofield
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 6:281-7. 2008
    ..We explore these potential solutions drawing on the experience of conducting a randomized controlled trial of a support intervention for people with lung cancer and their family...
  31. ncbi request reprint Specialist palliative care nursing - an oxymoron?
    Sanchia Aranda
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute Locked Bag 1, A Beckett Street, Melbourne, Victoria 8006, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:107-8. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint The role of meaning in advanced cancer-integrating the constructs of assumptive world, sense of coherence and meaning-based coping
    Carrie Lethborg
    Department of Oncology, St Vincent s Hospital, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    J Psychosoc Oncol 24:27-42. 2006
    ..Findings suggest three interrelated domains that form an adaptive pathway towards coherence and sense of self. While this pathway is essentially linear it is also responsive to the ongoing stressful nature of advanced cancer...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice guidelines for communicating prognosis and end-of-life issues with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness, and their caregivers
    Josephine M Clayton
    Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 186:S77, S79, S83-108. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Nurses lead the way in prostate cancer care
    Meinir Krishnasamy
    School of Nursing at The University of Melbourne
    Aust Nurs J 14:37. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Family caregivers' experiences and involvement with cancer pain management
    Patsy 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention for managing fatigue in women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer
    Patsy 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Providing total patient care: the power of reflection
    Candy Cooley
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:608. 2005
  39. ncbi request reprint A nurse-led group intervention
    Lisa Sheeran
    Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
    Aust Nurs J 15:33. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of a nurse-administered educational intervention for improving cancer pain management in ambulatory settings
    Patsy 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...
  41. doi request reprint Living with hope and fear--the uncertainty of childhood cancer after relapse
    Sharon De Graves
    Children s Cancer Centre, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 31:292-301. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Half-full or half-empty: a response
    Donna Milne
    J Palliat Med 9:12-3; author reply 15. 2006