Anne Klassen

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health care providers' perspectives about working with parents of children with cancer: a qualitative study
    Anne Klassen
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 29:92-7. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Understanding the health impact of caregiving: a qualitative study of immigrant parents and single parents of children with cancer
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, HSC 3N27, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4J9, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:1595-605. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Satisfaction and quality-of-life issues in body contouring surgery patients: a qualitative study
    Anne F Klassen
    McMaster University, HSC 3N27, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4K1
    Obes Surg 22:1527-34. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Quality of life of children treated for cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Room HSC 3N27, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4J9, Canada
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:547-57. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Immigrant to Canada, newcomer to childhood cancer: a qualitative study of challenges faced by immigrant parents
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:558-62. 2012
  6. pmc Conceptualizing childhood health problems using survey data: a comparison of key indicators
    Dafna E Kohen
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 7:40. 2007
  7. pmc Continuity of care for children with complex chronic health conditions: parents' perspectives
    Anton R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:242. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Caregiving demands in parents of children with cancer: psychometric validation of the Care of My Child with Cancer questionnaire
    Anne Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:258-63. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Parents of children with cancer: which factors explain differences in health-related quality of life
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Int J Cancer 129:1190-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Impact of caring for a child with cancer on single parents compared with parents from two-parent families
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:74-9. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Health care providers' perspectives about working with parents of children with cancer: a qualitative study
    Anne Klassen
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 29:92-7. 2012
    ..Future research could explore the relationship between the factors that the authors have identified and burnout syndrome...
  2. doi request reprint Understanding the health impact of caregiving: a qualitative study of immigrant parents and single parents of children with cancer
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, HSC 3N27, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4J9, Canada
    Qual Life Res 21:1595-605. 2012
    ..Our team builds on this literature to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the health impact of caregiving...
  3. doi request reprint Satisfaction and quality-of-life issues in body contouring surgery patients: a qualitative study
    Anne F Klassen
    McMaster University, HSC 3N27, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4K1
    Obes Surg 22:1527-34. 2012
    ..Little is known about outcomes from the perspective of post-weight loss body contouring patients. The aim of our qualitative study was to identify the health and aesthetic concerns of such patients through in-depth patient interviews...
  4. doi request reprint Quality of life of children treated for cleft lip and/or palate: a systematic review
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Room HSC 3N27, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4J9, Canada
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:547-57. 2012
    ..As a first step toward developing a quality of life (QOL) questionnaire for CLP patients, our team conducted a systematic literature review to identify studies that measured child- or proxy-reported outcomes of CLP...
  5. doi request reprint Immigrant to Canada, newcomer to childhood cancer: a qualitative study of challenges faced by immigrant parents
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:558-62. 2012
    ..Our study aimed to explore any special challenges faced by immigrant parents of children with cancer and to identify supportive factors...
  6. pmc Conceptualizing childhood health problems using survey data: a comparison of key indicators
    Dafna E Kohen
    Health Information and Research Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 7:40. 2007
    ..This study compares these different indicators in terms of the prevalence rates elicited, and in terms of how the subgroups identified differ...
  7. pmc Continuity of care for children with complex chronic health conditions: parents' perspectives
    Anton R Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:242. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Caregiving demands in parents of children with cancer: psychometric validation of the Care of My Child with Cancer questionnaire
    Anne Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 25:258-63. 2010
    ..The CMCC will be helpful for assessing increasing parental responsibility for caregiving tasks associated with cancer care...
  9. doi request reprint Parents of children with cancer: which factors explain differences in health-related quality of life
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Int J Cancer 129:1190-8. 2011
    ..Our findings reinforce the need for health professionals to be particularly attuned to family caregivers in the early stages of treatment and identify potential areas for interventions to promote parental health...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of caring for a child with cancer on single parents compared with parents from two-parent families
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 58:74-9. 2012
    ..Our aims were to determine whether single parents differ from parents from two-parent families in terms of caregiver demand (the time and effort involved in caregiving), and health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  11. doi request reprint Identifying determinants of quality of life of children with cancer and childhood cancer survivors: a systematic review
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, HSC 3N27, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4J9, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 19:1275-87. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to build an evidence base that could be used to guide and direct future research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Developing a literature base to understand the caregiving experience of parents of children with cancer: a systematic review of factors related to parental health and well-being
    Anne Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N3Z5, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:807-18. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to build a literature base that could be used to guide and direct future research...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of caring for a child with cancer on parents' health-related quality of life
    Anne F Klassen
    DPhil, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 3A, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 26:5884-9. 2008
    ..To compare the health-related quality of life (QOL) of parents of children who are undergoing treatment for cancer with that of Canadian population norms and to identify important parent and child predictors of parental QOL...
  14. doi request reprint Performance measurement and improvement frameworks in health, education and social services systems: a systematic review
    Anne Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, HSC 3A, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:44-69. 2010
    ..The intended outcome was the creation of a foundation of evidence to inform the development of cross-sectoral quality improvement frameworks...
  15. doi request reprint Quality of life questionnaires for children with cancer and childhood cancer survivors: a review of the development of available measures
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 18:1207-17. 2010
    ..To identify and appraise all published quality of life (QOL) measures developed for use with children with cancer and childhood cancer survivors...
  16. pmc Satisfaction and quality of life in women who undergo breast surgery: a qualitative study
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 3A 1200 Main Street W, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 9:11. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe how breast conditions and breast surgery impact on patient satisfaction and quality of life...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical research in pediatric plastic surgery and systematic review of quality-of-life questionnaires
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, IAHS Building, Room 408D, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7, Canada
    Clin Plast Surg 35:251-67. 2008
    ..The results of a systematic literature review to identify and appraise pediatric plastic surgery condition-specific measures of QOL are presented...
  18. doi request reprint Evaluating family-centred service in paediatric oncology with the measure of processes of care (MPOC-20)
    A F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 3A, 1200 Main Street W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Child Care Health Dev 35:16-22. 2009
    ..We performed a comprehensive evaluation of the psychometric properties of the 20-item Measure of Processes of Care (MPOC-20) in parents of children undergoing treatment for cancer at five paediatric oncology centres in Canada...
  19. doi request reprint Demands and rewards associated with working in pediatric oncology: a qualitative study of Canadian health care providers
    David Dix
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 34:430-5. 2012
    ..Our qualitative study explored the work-related demands and rewards experienced by Canadian pediatric oncology staff...
  20. doi request reprint Parental optimism in poor prognosis pediatric cancers
    Lillian Sung
    Division of Haematology Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychooncology 18:783-8. 2009
    ..The objectives were to describe parent-rated and physician-rated prognosis in a wide range of pediatric cancers and to describe the prevalence and predictors of parental prognostic optimism in poor prognosis pediatric cancer patients...
  21. doi request reprint Quality of life during active treatment for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Lillian Sung
    Division of Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children and Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Cancer 128:1213-20. 2011
    ..Age and gender predicted QoL in high-risk ALL, whereas socioeconomics predicted QoL in standard-risk ALL. Future efforts should focus on longitudinal studies that describe QoL over time within individual patients...
  22. doi request reprint Outcomes and metrics: measuring the impact of a comprehensive adolescent and young adult cancer program
    Mark Greenberg
    Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 117:2342-50. 2011
    ..A substantial number of key, feasible, and consistent metrics were identified and are systematized, justified, and presented in this article. Prioritization from within this range will be necessary...
  23. doi request reprint Health status and QOL instruments used in childhood cancer research: deciphering conceptual content using World Health Organization definitions
    Nora Fayed
    McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Qual Life Res 20:1247-58. 2011
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Identifying the supportive care needs of adolescent and young adult survivors of cancer: a qualitative analysis and systematic literature review
    Elena Tsangaris
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 22:947-59. 2014
    ..Both care environments are reported as being inappropriate and do not fulfill the needs of adolescents and young adults (AYA). The purpose of this study was to investigate supportive care needs (SCN) of AYA survivors of cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measuring quality of life in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery: a systematic review of patient-reported outcomes instruments
    Andrea L Pusic
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:823-37; discussion 838-9. 2007
    ..Given this, reliable and valid patient questionnaires are essential for aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgeons...
  26. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures in head and neck cancer surgery
    Andrea Pusic
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:525-35. 2007
    ..To identify, summarize, and evaluate patient-reported outcome questionnaires for use in head and neck cancer surgery with the view to making recommendations for future research...