Josephine M Clayton

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint When and how to initiate discussion about prognosis and end-of-life issues with terminally ill patients
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:132-44. 2005
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:641-59. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a prompt list to help advanced cancer patients and their caregivers to ask questions about prognosis and end-of-life care
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, Department of Medicine and School of Psychology, and the School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 25:715-23. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Discrepant perceptions about end-of-life communication: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:190-200. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of information
    Sharon M Parker
    National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:81-93. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Truth-telling in discussing prognosis in advanced life-limiting illnesses: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Palliat Med 21:507-17. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Nurse-facilitated preparation and life completion interventions are acceptable and feasible in the Australian palliative care setting: results from a phase 2 trial
    Robyn M Keall
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 36:E39-46. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The needs of terminally ill cancer patients versus those of caregivers for information regarding prognosis and end-of-life issues
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer 103:1957-64. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of a novel individualised communication-skills training intervention to improve doctors' confidence and skills in end-of-life communication
    Josephine M Clayton
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Australia
    Palliat Med 27:236-43. 2013

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint When and how to initiate discussion about prognosis and end-of-life issues with terminally ill patients
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, School of Psychology and Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:132-44. 2005
    ..Initiating prognostic discussions with terminally ill patients requires considerable skill and sensitivity. Communication skills training for HPs may be required to optimize such discussions...
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 17:641-59. 2008
    ..HPs may help patients to cope with their terminal prognosis by exploring and fostering realistic forms of hope that are meaningful for the particular patient and their family...
  4. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a prompt list to help advanced cancer patients and their caregivers to ask questions about prognosis and end-of-life care
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, Department of Medicine and School of Psychology, and the School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Clin Oncol 25:715-23. 2007
    ..To determine whether provision of a question prompt list (QPL) influences advanced cancer patients'/caregivers' questions and discussion of topics relevant to end-of-life care during consultations with a palliative care (PC) physician...
  5. ncbi request reprint Discrepant perceptions about end-of-life communication: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:190-200. 2007
    ..HPs tended to underestimate patients' need for information and overestimate patients' understanding and awareness of their prognosis and EoL issues. HPs need to repeatedly check patients' understanding and preferences for information...
  6. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of prognostic/end-of-life communication with adults in the advanced stages of a life-limiting illness: patient/caregiver preferences for the content, style, and timing of information
    Sharon M Parker
    National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:81-93. 2007
    ..However, they wanted to negotiate the content and extent of this information...
  7. ncbi request reprint Truth-telling in discussing prognosis in advanced life-limiting illnesses: a systematic review
    Karen Hancock
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Palliat Med 21:507-17. 2007
    ..Studies suggest that patients can discuss the topic without it having a negative impact on them. Differences and similarities in findings from different cultures are explored...
  8. doi request reprint Nurse-facilitated preparation and life completion interventions are acceptable and feasible in the Australian palliative care setting: results from a phase 2 trial
    Robyn M Keall
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 36:E39-46. 2013
    ..Nurses are in the ideal position to deliver such interventions, but have not been previously evaluated in this context...
  9. ncbi request reprint The needs of terminally ill cancer patients versus those of caregivers for information regarding prognosis and end-of-life issues
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer 103:1957-64. 2005
    ..The informational needs of caregivers may be different from those of the patients themselves with regard to these topics. However, to the authors' knowledge, this issue has received relatively little research attention...
  10. doi request reprint Evaluation of a novel individualised communication-skills training intervention to improve doctors' confidence and skills in end-of-life communication
    Josephine M Clayton
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Australia
    Palliat Med 27:236-43. 2013
    ..We developed a novel individualised training program regarding end-of-life communication, designed to be time effective for busy junior-doctors working in hospital settings...
  11. ncbi request reprint Insights from cancer patient communication research
    Martin H N Tattersall
    Department of Cancer Medicine, Blackburn Building, DO6, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 16:731-43. 2002
    ..Further evidence is needed to guide palliative care and other health care professionals in communicating effectively and sensitively with palliative care patients while holding a balance between telling the truth and maintaining hope...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fostering coping and nurturing hope when discussing the future with terminally ill cancer patients and their caregivers
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cancer 103:1965-75. 2005
    ..To the authors' knowledge, little research evidence is currently available to guide clinical practice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Discussing end-of-life issues with terminally ill cancer patients and their carers: a qualitative study
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, Blackburn Building D06, NSW 2006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 13:589-99. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the optimal content and phrasing of information when discussing the dying process and end-of-life issues with terminally ill cancer patients and their carers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Discussing life expectancy with terminally ill cancer patients and their carers: a qualitative study
    Josephine M Clayton
    Medical Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 13:733-42. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the various stakeholders' perceptions about these issues...
  15. doi request reprint Physician endorsement alone may not enhance question-asking by advanced cancer patients during consultations about palliative care
    Josephine M Clayton
    Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence Based Decision Making, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 20:1457-64. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Contacting bereaved relatives: the views and practices of palliative care and oncology health care professionals
    Silke Collins-Tracey
    Sacred Heart Palliative Care Service, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:807-22. 2009
    ..This area has been relatively unexplored and lacks adequate models for health care professionals. This study provides some insight into current practice and hopes to facilitate further discussion of this topic...
  17. doi request reprint Intensive communication skills teaching for specialist training in palliative medicine: development and evaluation of an experiential workshop
    Josephine M Clayton
    HammondCare Palliative and Supportive Care Service, Greenwich Hospital Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:585-91. 2012
    ..This paper describes the development and subsequent evaluation of this module...
  18. ncbi request reprint Suffering, loss and grief in palliative care
    Elizabeth A Lobb
    Western Australian Centre for Cancer and Palliative Care, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, and Department of Palliative Care, Royal North Shore Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 35:772-5. 2006
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  19. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning for adults with CKD: a systematic integrative review
    Tim Luckett
    Improving Palliative Care through Clinical Trials, New South Wales, Australia Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia South Western Sydney Clinical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:761-70. 2014
    ..Recent clinical practice guidelines have highlighted the importance of advance care planning (ACP) for improving end-of-life care for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  20. doi request reprint A question prompt list for patients with advanced cancer in the final year of life: development and cross-cultural evaluation
    Adam Walczak
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 27:779-88. 2013
    ..A question prompt list (booklet of questions patients can ask clinicians) targeting these issues may help overcome communication barriers. None exists for end-of-life discussions outside the palliative care setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Discussing life story, forgiveness, heritage, and legacy with patients with life-limiting illnesses
    Robyn M Keall
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 17:454-60. 2011
    ..To explore the perceptions that individuals with life-limiting illnesses have about their lives, both positive and negative, and their messages to future generations...
  22. doi request reprint Artificial nutrition and hydration for patients with advanced dementia: perspectives from medical practitioners in the Netherlands and Australia
    Hilde M Buiting
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 25:83-91. 2011
    ..Combining the Dutch comprehensive approach and the Australian analytic approach may serve the interest of patients and their families best...