Peter L Hudson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Reducing the psychological distress of family caregivers of home-based palliative care patients: short-term effects from a randomised controlled trial
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1987-93. 2013
  2. pmc Guidelines for the psychosocial and bereavement support of family caregivers of palliative care patients
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care at St Vincent s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:696-702. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Psycho-educational group intervention for family caregivers of hospitalized palliative care patients: pilot study
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care c o The University of Melbourne and St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:277-81. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Family caregivers and palliative care: current status and agenda for the future
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and Collaborative Centre of The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 14:864-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Psychological and social profile of family caregivers on commencement of palliative care
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:522-34. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint How well do family caregivers cope after caring for a relative with advanced disease and how can health professionals enhance their support?
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Health and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    J Palliat Med 9:694-703. 2006
  7. 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
  8. pmc A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for family carers of palliative care patients
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care c o St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Australia and Queen s University, Belfast, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 9:17. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model and key variables for guiding supportive interventions for family caregivers of people receiving palliative care
    Peter Hudson
    School of Nursing and Centre for Palliative Care, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 1:353-65. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Positive aspects and challenges associated with caring for a dying relative at home
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, 6th Floor, Inpatient Services Building, St Vincent s Hospital, Princes St, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:58-65; discussion 65. 2004

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Reducing the psychological distress of family caregivers of home-based palliative care patients: short-term effects from a randomised controlled trial
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychooncology 22:1987-93. 2013
    ..However, systematically implemented evidence-based psychological support initiatives are lacking...
  2. pmc Guidelines for the psychosocial and bereavement support of family caregivers of palliative care patients
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care at St Vincent s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:696-702. 2012
    ..There is a shortage of evidence-based strategies to guide health professionals in providing optimal support while the caregiver is providing care and after the patient's death...
  3. doi request reprint Psycho-educational group intervention for family caregivers of hospitalized palliative care patients: pilot study
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care c o The University of Melbourne and St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 15:277-81. 2012
    ..Although family caregivers are acknowledged as valid service recipients of palliative care, many have unmet needs, and systematic reviews have shown there are limited evidence-based supportive interventions...
  4. doi request reprint Family caregivers and palliative care: current status and agenda for the future
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and Collaborative Centre of The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 14:864-9. 2011
    ..The appraisal is underpinned by several systematic reviews, and other seminal publications from the last decade...
  5. doi request reprint Psychological and social profile of family caregivers on commencement of palliative care
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:522-34. 2011
    ..Furthermore, a comprehensive understanding of the psychological and social response to the family caregiver role is required for support to be optimized...
  6. ncbi request reprint How well do family caregivers cope after caring for a relative with advanced disease and how can health professionals enhance their support?
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Health and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    J Palliat Med 9:694-703. 2006
    ..However, because of the gaps in bereavement research in this area, there is a lack of evidence-based direction for health professionals...
  7. 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
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  8. pmc A systematic review of psychosocial interventions for family carers of palliative care patients
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care c o St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Australia and Queen s University, Belfast, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 9:17. 2010
    ..Furthermore, undertaking this review was acknowledged as one of the priorities for the International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration http://www.centreforpallcare.org...
  9. ncbi request reprint A conceptual model and key variables for guiding supportive interventions for family caregivers of people receiving palliative care
    Peter Hudson
    School of Nursing and Centre for Palliative Care, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Support Care 1:353-65. 2003
    ..A comprehensive account of key variables to aid understanding of the family caregiver experience and intervention design is provided...
  10. ncbi request reprint Positive aspects and challenges associated with caring for a dying relative at home
    Peter Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, 6th Floor, Inpatient Services Building, St Vincent s Hospital, Princes St, Fitzroy, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:58-65; discussion 65. 2004
    ..The extent to which the positive aspects buffer the negative aspects of the role warrants further exploration, as does the long-term impact of the caregiver role on those who are unable to recognize positive elements...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Home-based support for palliative care families: challenges and recommendations
    Peter Hudson
    School of Nursing and Centre for Palliative Care, University of Melbourne, Level 1, 723 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3053
    Med J Aust 179:S35-7. 2003
    ..All health professionals need to improve the standard of family-centred palliative care, and more evidence-based approaches are required...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Research priorities associated with family caregivers in palliative care: international perspectives
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care c o St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Palliat Med 14:397-401. 2011
    ..We sought to determine a priority driven research agenda for this field of inquiry...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint A systematic review of instruments related to family caregivers of palliative care patients
    Peter L Hudson
    St Vincent s and The University of Melbourne, Centre for Palliative Care, Melbourne, Australia
    Palliat Med 24:656-68. 2010
    ..We recommend that others be judicious before developing new instruments for this population...
  18. doi request reprint Supporting family caregivers of hospitalised palliative care patients: a psychoeducational group intervention
    Peter L Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care, The University of Melbourne and St Vincent s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BMJ Support Palliat Care 2:115-20. 2012
    ..Many family caregivers of palliative care patients experience poor health and have other unmet needs, requiring health professionals' support. However, there are few evidence-based supportive interventions to address these issues...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Measuring the psychosocial characteristics of family caregivers of palliative care patients: psychometric properties of nine self-report instruments
    Peter L Hudson
    Center for Palliative Care and School of Nursing, University of Melbourne, and St Vincent s Hospital and School of Nursing, Melbourne, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:215-28. 2006
    ..Overall, the results of this study suggest that most of the measures analyzed, excepting the mastery and mutuality scales, can be recommended to examine the family caregiver experience and test supportive interventions...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of a psycho-educational group programme for family caregivers in home-based palliative care
    P Hudson
    Centre for Palliative Care Education and Research, St Vincent s and The University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
    Palliat Med 22:270-80. 2008
    ..Furthermore, family caregiving can be associated with negative physical, financial and psychosocial outcomes...
  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 "A quiet still voice that just touches": music's relevance for adults living with life-threatening cancer diagnoses
    Clare C O'Callaghan
    Caritas Christi Hospice, St Vincent s Hospital, 104 Studley Park Road, Kew, Melbourne, Australia, 3101
    Support Care Cancer 22:1037-47. 2014
    ..Music has historically aided health and loss-adaptation, however, cancer patients' experience of music for self-care is not well understood. This study examines adult cancer patients' views about music's role before and after diagnosis...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...