Pierre Gagnon

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Location: Qu, Canada
Summary:
Dr. Pierre Gagnon is a Psychiatrist specialized in Psycho-oncology practicing in Qu

Publications

  1. ncbi [Prevalence of psychiatric disorders and factors associated with delirium in patients referred to a psycho-oncology service]
    Pierre Gagnon
    Centres de recherche en cancérologie, Université Laval Robert Giffard, Hôtel Dieu de Québec CHUQ, 11, Cote du Palais, Quebec, Canada G1R 2J6
    Bull Cancer 89:1093-8. 2002
  2. ncbi Depression and anxiety disorders in palliative cancer care
    Keith G Wilson
    The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Ottawa, Ontario, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:118-29. 2007
  3. ncbi Opioid medications and longitudinal risk of delirium in hospitalized cancer patients
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie de L Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 109:2365-73. 2007
  4. doi A brief intervention for fatigue management in breast cancer survivors
    Lise Fillion
    Laval University, Faculty of Nursing, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 31:145-59. 2008
  5. ncbi A new tool to assess family caregivers' burden during end-of-life care
    Serge Dumont
    Ecole de service social, Universite Laval, I Québec, Canada
    J Palliat Care 24:151-61. 2008
  6. doi Impact of a meaning-centered intervention on job satisfaction and on quality of life among palliative care nurses
    Lise Fillion
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec G1V 0A6, Canada
    Psychooncology 18:1300-10. 2009
  7. pmc Prevalence and correlates of pain in the Canadian National Palliative Care Survey
    Keith G Wilson
    Department of Psychology, The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Ottawa, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:365-70. 2009
  8. ncbi [Using psychostimulants in end-of-life patients with hypoactive delirium and cognitive disorders: A literature review]
    Dominique Elie
    Universite Laval, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 55:386-93. 2010
  9. ncbi Implementing the role of patient-navigator nurse at a university hospital centre
    Lise Fillion
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC
    Can Oncol Nurs J 16:11-7, 5-10. 2006
  10. ncbi Randomized clinical trial on cognitive therapy for depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: psychological and immunological effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 4:219-37. 2006

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Publications25

  1. ncbi [Prevalence of psychiatric disorders and factors associated with delirium in patients referred to a psycho-oncology service]
    Pierre Gagnon
    Centres de recherche en cancérologie, Université Laval Robert Giffard, Hôtel Dieu de Québec CHUQ, 11, Cote du Palais, Quebec, Canada G1R 2J6
    Bull Cancer 89:1093-8. 2002
    ..Delirium is a major psychiatric complication of cancer and is associated with opioids, corticosteroids, alcoholism, being hospitalized, and being older...
  2. ncbi Depression and anxiety disorders in palliative cancer care
    Keith G Wilson
    The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Center, Ottawa, Ontario, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:118-29. 2007
    ..In conclusion, it appears that depression and anxiety disorders are indeed common among patients receiving palliative care. These disorders contribute to a greatly diminished quality of life among people who are dying of cancer...
  3. ncbi Opioid medications and longitudinal risk of delirium in hospitalized cancer patients
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie de L Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer 109:2365-73. 2007
    ..Delirium is an important problem in hospitalized cancer patients. The objective of this study was to determine whether exposure to corticosteroids, benzodiazepines, or opioids predicted delirium...
  4. doi A brief intervention for fatigue management in breast cancer survivors
    Lise Fillion
    Laval University, Faculty of Nursing, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 31:145-59. 2008
    ..These results suggest that a brief psycho-educational group intervention focusing on active coping strategies and physical activity is beneficial to cancer survivors after breast cancer treatments...
  5. ncbi A new tool to assess family caregivers' burden during end-of-life care
    Serge Dumont
    Ecole de service social, Universite Laval, I Québec, Canada
    J Palliat Care 24:151-61. 2008
    ..24). Sensitivity: Associations were consistent with patients' functional status (ECOG) and FCs' unmet needs. The CBS-EOLC is a reliable and valid measure available in French and English...
  6. doi Impact of a meaning-centered intervention on job satisfaction and on quality of life among palliative care nurses
    Lise Fillion
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec G1V 0A6, Canada
    Psychooncology 18:1300-10. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to test its efficiency to improve job satisfaction and quality of life in PC nurses from three regional districts in Quebec Province, Canada...
  7. pmc Prevalence and correlates of pain in the Canadian National Palliative Care Survey
    Keith G Wilson
    Department of Psychology, The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre, Ottawa, Canada
    Pain Res Manag 14:365-70. 2009
    ..Pain is a common problem for people with cancer who are nearing the ends of their lives...
  8. ncbi [Using psychostimulants in end-of-life patients with hypoactive delirium and cognitive disorders: A literature review]
    Dominique Elie
    Universite Laval, Quebec
    Can J Psychiatry 55:386-93. 2010
    ..To review the research about psychostimulant effects on cognitive functions in end-of-life patients diagnosed with hypoactive delirium or cognitive disorders...
  9. ncbi Implementing the role of patient-navigator nurse at a university hospital centre
    Lise Fillion
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, Universite Laval, Quebec City, QC
    Can Oncol Nurs J 16:11-7, 5-10. 2006
    ..Several recommendations are formulated, one being the importance of situating the implementation process from an organizational change perspective...
  10. ncbi Randomized clinical trial on cognitive therapy for depression in women with metastatic breast cancer: psychological and immunological effects
    Josee Savard
    Laval University Cancer Research Center, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 4:219-37. 2006
    ..This study assessed the efficacy of CT for depression administered individually in women with metastatic breast cancer and its effect on immune function...
  11. ncbi Caring for a loved one with advanced cancer: determinants of psychological distress in family caregivers
    Serge Dumont
    Ecole de service social, Universite Laval, Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Palliat Med 9:912-21. 2006
    ..Family caregivers caring for a patient with terminal cancer may experience significant psychological distress...
  12. ncbi Delirium in advanced cancer: a psychoeducational intervention for family caregivers
    Pierre Gagnon
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Centres de recherche en cancérologie, Université Laval Robert Giffard, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec CHUQ, Maison Michel Sarrazin, Quebec, Canada
    J Palliat Care 18:253-61. 2002
    ..009). A specific intervention on delirium, tailored to the needs of the family caregivers, seems beneficial for caregivers and for patients...
  13. ncbi Validation evidence for the French Canadian adaptation of the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory as a measure of cancer-related fatigue
    Lise Fillion
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 26:143-54. 2003
    ..Although further validation is recommended, the results for the French Canadian MFI in assessing cancer-related fatigue in both women and men undergoing cancer treatments showed good psychometric qualities...
  14. ncbi Psychotogenic drugs and delirium pathogenesis: the central role of the thalamus
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Que, Canada G1R 2J6
    Med Hypotheses 64:471-5. 2005
    ..This model provides directions for future studies in neurophysiology, in vivo brain imaging, and psychopharmacology investigating delirium neuropathophysiology...
  15. ncbi Fast, systematic, and continuous delirium assessment in hospitalized patients: the nursing delirium screening scale
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie, Department of Psychiatry, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:368-75. 2005
    ..Nu-DESC and DSM-IV sensitivities were similar. The Nu-DESC appears to be well-suited for widespread clinical use in busy oncology inpatient settings and shows promise as a research instrument...
  16. ncbi Impact on delirium detection of using a sensitive instrument integrated into clinical practice
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie de L Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Quebec City, Canada G1R 2J6
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:194-9. 2005
    ..Integrating a continuous and sensitive delirium assessment instrument into usual care can facilitate its recognition, since more cases of delirium are diagnosed and patients are detected earlier...
  17. ncbi Association between psychoactive medications and delirium in hospitalized patients: a critical review
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche end Cancérologie de L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Canada
    Psychosomatics 46:302-16. 2005
    ..The interpretation of these results must take into account the limitations of published studies, which should be addressed in future research...
  18. ncbi Psychoactive medications and risk of delirium in hospitalized cancer patients
    Jean David Gaudreau
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie de L Hotel Dieu de Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:6712-8. 2005
    ..To date, however, research findings are inconsistent regarding their association with delirium. The association between exposure to anticholinergics, benzodiazepines, corticosteroids, and opioids and the risk of delirium was studied...
  19. ncbi Coping strategies among couples adjusting to primary breast cancer
    Louise Picard
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Département d Adaptation Sociale, Hôtel Dieu du Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada G1R 2J6
    J Psychosoc Oncol 23:115-35. 2005
    ..A theoretical understanding of the adjustment process of couples dealing with breast cancer emerges as a result of this study...
  20. doi Delirium prevention in terminal cancer: assessment of a multicomponent intervention
    Pierre Gagnon
    Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie, L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec City, QC, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:187-94. 2012
    ..We assessed whether a multicomponent preventive intervention was effective in decreasing delirium incidence and severity among cancer patients receiving end-of-life care...
  21. doi Treatment of delirium in supportive and palliative care
    Pierre R Gagnon
    Laval University, Department of Psychiatry, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec CHUQ, Quebec, Canada
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2:60-6. 2008
    ..g. improved detection) and better understanding of phenomenology and pathophysiology. Many treatment and prevention trials have been conducted...
  22. doi Prognostic acceptance and the well-being of patients receiving palliative care for cancer
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba and Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 27:5757-62. 2009
    ..To identify the impact of prognostic acceptance/nonacceptance on the physical, psychological, and existential well-being of patients with advanced cancer...
  23. ncbi Desire for euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide in palliative cancer care
    Keith G Wilson
    Institute for Rehabilitation Research and Development, The Rehabilitation Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, and Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Health Psychol 26:314-23. 2007
    ..To investigate the attitudes of terminally ill individuals toward the legalization of euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide (PAS) and to identify those who would personally desire such a death...
  24. ncbi Suffering with advanced cancer
    Keith G Wilson
    The Rehabilitation Centre, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 25:1691-7. 2007
    ..We inquired into the sense of suffering among patients with advanced cancer to investigate its causes and correlates...