Amy Waller

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interventions for preparing patients for chemotherapy and radiotherapy: a systematic review
    Amy Waller
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, HMRI Building, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 22:2297-308. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Facilitating needs-based support and palliative care for people with chronic heart failure: preliminary evidence for the acceptability, inter-rater reliability, and validity of a needs assessment tool
    Amy Waller
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:912-25. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Development of the palliative care needs assessment tool (PC-NAT) for use by multi-disciplinary health professionals
    A Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 22:956-64. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Validity, reliability and clinical feasibility of a Needs Assessment Tool for people with progressive cancer
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:726-33. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for continuous distress over a 12-month period in newly diagnosed cancer outpatients
    Aganeta Enns
    a Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:489-506. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Improving outcomes for people with progressive cancer: interrupted time series trial of a needs assessment intervention
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:569-81. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Implications of a needs assessment intervention for people with progressive cancer: impact on clinical assessment, response and service utilisation
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:550-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint What goes up does not always come down: patterns of distress, physical and psychosocial morbidity in people with cancer over a one year period
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:168-76. 2013
  9. pmc Physical, psychosocial, relationship, and economic burden of caring for people with cancer: a review
    Afaf Girgis
    Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia Flinders University, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia and Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 9:197-202. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Screening for distress, the sixth vital sign: examining self-referral in people with cancer over a one-year period
    Amy Waller
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:388-95. 2013

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Interventions for preparing patients for chemotherapy and radiotherapy: a systematic review
    Amy Waller
    Health Behaviour Research Group, Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, HMRI Building, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
    Support Care Cancer 22:2297-308. 2014
    ..This study assessed the methodological quality and effectiveness of interventions providing preparatory information about chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy to cancer patients in improving patient outcomes and health care use...
  2. doi request reprint Facilitating needs-based support and palliative care for people with chronic heart failure: preliminary evidence for the acceptability, inter-rater reliability, and validity of a needs assessment tool
    Amy Waller
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:912-25. 2013
    ..Understanding the types and extent of need is critical to informing needs-based care for people with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  3. doi request reprint Development of the palliative care needs assessment tool (PC-NAT) for use by multi-disciplinary health professionals
    A Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Palliat Med 22:956-64. 2008
    ..Further psychometric testing and an evaluation to assess the impact of the systematic use of the PC-NAT on quality of life, unmet needs and service utilisation of patients and caregivers are underway...
  4. doi request reprint Validity, reliability and clinical feasibility of a Needs Assessment Tool for people with progressive cancer
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 19:726-33. 2010
    ..Needs assessment is a valuable approach for determining the way health and social services allocate resources to people with cancer and their caregivers...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for continuous distress over a 12-month period in newly diagnosed cancer outpatients
    Aganeta Enns
    a Department of Psychology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    J Psychosoc Oncol 31:489-506. 2013
    ..By identifying risk factors for continuous distress, interventions can be implemented more efficiently and targeted to those who are at an elevated risk. ..
  6. doi request reprint Improving outcomes for people with progressive cancer: interrupted time series trial of a needs assessment intervention
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:569-81. 2012
    ..Improving the effectiveness of cancer care delivery has become a major focus of research...
  7. doi request reprint Implications of a needs assessment intervention for people with progressive cancer: impact on clinical assessment, response and service utilisation
    Amy Waller
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, School of Medicine and Public Health, The Cancer Council NSW, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Psychooncology 21:550-7. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of the systematic use of the Palliative Care Needs Assessment Guidelines and Needs Assessment Tool: Progressive Disease-Cancer (NAT: PD-C) on clinical assessment, response and service utilisation...
  8. doi request reprint What goes up does not always come down: patterns of distress, physical and psychosocial morbidity in people with cancer over a one year period
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:168-76. 2013
    ..This study longitudinally examined patients' physical and psychosocial concerns over the year following diagnosis...
  9. pmc Physical, psychosocial, relationship, and economic burden of caring for people with cancer: a review
    Afaf Girgis
    Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia Flinders University, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia and Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Oncol Pract 9:197-202. 2013
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  10. doi request reprint Screening for distress, the sixth vital sign: examining self-referral in people with cancer over a one-year period
    Amy Waller
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:388-95. 2013
    ..This study explored psychosocial and supportive care resource utilization in a large cancer population at a Canadian tertiary cancer centre over a 12-month period in a usual care setting...
  11. doi request reprint Screening for distress and unmet needs in patients with cancer: review and recommendations
    Linda E Carlson
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:1160-77. 2012
    ..This review summarizes the need for and process of screening for distress and assessing unmet needs of patients with cancer as well as the possible benefits of implementing screening...
  12. doi request reprint A longitudinal analysis of symptom clusters in cancer patients and their sociodemographic predictors
    Bejoy C Thomas
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 47:566-78. 2014
    ..Exploring the relationships between concurrent symptoms or "symptom clusters" (SCs) longitudinally may complement the knowledge gained from the traditional approach of examining individual symptoms or SCs crosssectionally...
  13. doi request reprint Screening for distress, the sixth vital sign, in lung cancer patients: effects on pain, fatigue, and common problems--secondary outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Psychooncology 22:1880-8. 2013
    ..This randomized controlled trial examined the impact of an online routine screening for distress program on physical symptoms and common psychosocial and practical problems in lung cancer outpatients...
  14. pmc Screening for distress, the 6th vital sign: common problems in cancer outpatients over one year in usual care: associations with marital status, sex, and age
    Janine Giese-Davis
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:441. 2012
    ..Specifically, we examined whether marital status, sex, age, and their interactions predicted these trajectories. We did not actively triage or refer patients in this study in order to examine the natural course of problem reports...