Graeme Rocker

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Perspectives of patients, family caregivers and physicians about the use of opioids for refractory dyspnea in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Graeme Rocker
    Division of Respirology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 184:E497-504. 2012
  2. pmc Using opioids to treat dyspnea in advanced COPD: attitudes and experiences of family physicians and respiratory therapists
    Joanne Young
    Division of Respirology at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, NS, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 58:e401-7. 2012
  3. pmc A day at a time: caregiving on the edge in advanced COPD
    A Catherine Simpson
    Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:141-51. 2010
  4. pmc Implementing a palliative care trial in advanced COPD: a feasibility assessment (the COPD IMPACT study)
    Robert Horton
    Division of Palliative Medicine, QEII Health Science Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Palliat Med 16:67-73. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Contemporary issues in refractory dyspnoea in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Robert Horton
    Division of Palliative Medicine, Canada bDivision of Respirology, QEII Health Science Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 4:56-62. 2010

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Publications5

  1. pmc Perspectives of patients, family caregivers and physicians about the use of opioids for refractory dyspnea in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Graeme Rocker
    Division of Respirology, Queen Elizabeth II Health Science Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    CMAJ 184:E497-504. 2012
    ..We conducted two qualitative studies to explore the experiences of patients and family caregivers with opioids for refractory COPD-related dyspnea and the perspectives and attitudes of physicians toward opioids in this context...
  2. pmc Using opioids to treat dyspnea in advanced COPD: attitudes and experiences of family physicians and respiratory therapists
    Joanne Young
    Division of Respirology at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, NS, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 58:e401-7. 2012
    ..To explore the experiences of family physicians and respiratory therapists in treating advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their attitudes to the use of opioids for dyspnea in this context...
  3. pmc A day at a time: caregiving on the edge in advanced COPD
    A Catherine Simpson
    Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:141-51. 2010
    ..Improved understanding of the physical, emotional, spiritual, and relational factors contributing to their vulnerability can inform new chronic care models better able to support their efforts...
  4. pmc Implementing a palliative care trial in advanced COPD: a feasibility assessment (the COPD IMPACT study)
    Robert Horton
    Division of Palliative Medicine, QEII Health Science Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Palliat Med 16:67-73. 2013
    ..Patients and caregivers living with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have complex care needs and may benefit from palliative care intervention. Little is known about how best to implement and evaluate such initiatives...
  5. doi request reprint Contemporary issues in refractory dyspnoea in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Robert Horton
    Division of Palliative Medicine, Canada bDivision of Respirology, QEII Health Science Centre and Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 4:56-62. 2010
    ..This review highlights recent advances that further our understanding and management of refractory dyspnoea in COPD, focusing on interventions that are considered beyond the conventional treatment of airflow obstruction/hyperinflation...