Laurelie R Wall
Affiliation: University of Queensland
Wall L, Cartmill B, Ward E, Hill A, Isenring E, Porceddu S. Evaluation of a weekly speech pathology/dietetic service model for providing supportive care intervention to head and neck cancer patients and their carers during (chemo)radiotherapy. Support Care Cancer. 2016;24:1227-34 pubmed publisher
..However, the routine weekly SP/DN assessment model for all patients undergoing HNC treatment demonstrates the potential for over-servicing. Alternative service-delivery models warrant further evaluation. ..
Wall L, Cartmill B, Ward E, Hill A, Isenring E, Byrnes J, et al
. "ScreenIT": Computerized screening of swallowing, nutrition and distress in head and neck cancer patients during (chemo)radiotherapy. Oral Oncol. 2016;54:47-53 pubmed publisher
..Findings suggest that ScreenIT may provide an effective and efficient means of monitoring swallowing, nutrition and distress status during (C)RT, and facilitate clinically appropriate prioritization of MDT supportive care intervention. ..
Wall L, Ward E, Cartmill B, Hill A, Porceddu S. Adherence to a Prophylactic Swallowing Therapy Program During (Chemo) Radiotherapy: Impact of Service-Delivery Model and Patient Factors. Dysphagia. 2017;32:279-292 pubmed publisher
..Telepractice may provide an alternate model to support adherence where service constraints limit intensive clinician-directed therapy. ..