Barry D Bultz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Implementing screening for distress, the 6th vital sign: a Canadian strategy for changing practice
    Barry D Bultz
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Holy Cross Site, Alberta Health Services, Cancer Care, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychooncology 20:463-9. 2011
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. pmc Benefits of psychosocial oncology care: improved quality of life and medical cost offset
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Board, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:8. 2003
  6. 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
  7. pmc Individualized quality of life, standardized quality of life, and distress in patients undergoing a phase I trial of the novel therapeutic Reolysin (reovirus)
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre Holy Cross Site, 2202 Second St, SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:7. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Cancer patient ethnicity and associations with emotional distress--the 6th vital sign: a new look at defining patient ethnicity in a multicultural context
    Bejoy C Thomas
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre Holy Cross Site, Alberta Cancer Board, 2202 2nd St S W, Calgary, AB, Canada T2S 3C1
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:237-48. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Screening for distress in lung and breast cancer outpatients: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda E Carlson
    Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:4884-91. 2010
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Implementing screening for distress, the 6th vital sign: a Canadian strategy for changing practice
    Barry D Bultz
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Holy Cross Site, Alberta Health Services, Cancer Care, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Psychooncology 20:463-9. 2011
    ..In this paper, the implementation strategy employed in Canada to change practice by integrating Screening for Distress in routine care is described...
  2. 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. ..
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Benefits of psychosocial oncology care: improved quality of life and medical cost offset
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Board, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:8. 2003
    ....
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Individualized quality of life, standardized quality of life, and distress in patients undergoing a phase I trial of the novel therapeutic Reolysin (reovirus)
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre Holy Cross Site, 2202 Second St, SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the individualized and standardized quality of life (QL) and psychological distress of patients participating in a Phase I trial of the novel therapeutic reovirus (Reolysin)...
  8. doi request reprint Cancer patient ethnicity and associations with emotional distress--the 6th vital sign: a new look at defining patient ethnicity in a multicultural context
    Bejoy C Thomas
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre Holy Cross Site, Alberta Cancer Board, 2202 2nd St S W, Calgary, AB, Canada T2S 3C1
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:237-48. 2009
    ..A hypothesis is presented as an attempt to understand an individual's 'ethnicity' within the framework of a multicultural society...
  9. doi request reprint Screening for distress in lung and breast cancer outpatients: a randomized controlled trial
    Linda E Carlson
    Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 28:4884-91. 2010
    ..Distress has been recognized as the sixth vital sign in cancer care and several guidelines recommend routine screening. Despite this, screening for distress is rarely conducted and infrequently evaluated...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint The future in psychosocial oncology: screening for emotional distress--the sixth vital sign
    Bejoy C Thomas
    Tom Baker Cancer Centre Holy Cross Site, Department of Psychosocial Resources, 2202 2nd St SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Future Oncol 4:779-84. 2008
    ..Role changes and paradigm shifts will be required in order to cope with these challenges. Issues with current treatment silos and fragmented care systems are presented, and the role of a biopsychosocial approach is discussed...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and medical cost offset of psychosocial interventions in cancer care: making the case for economic analyses
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Board, Canada
    Psychooncology 13:837-49; discussion 850-6. 2004
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  14. doi request reprint Mind-body interventions in oncology
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre Alberta Cancer Board, Holy Cross Site, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 9:127-34. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Implementing routine screening for distress, the sixth vital sign, for patients with head and neck and neurologic cancers
    Barry D Bultz
    From the aDepartment of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre bDepartment of Oncology, University of Calgary cResearch and Evaluation Unit, Alberta Health Services, University of Calgary and dDepartment of Oncology, Tom Baker Cancer Center, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta and the eDepartment of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 11:1249-61. 2013
    ..Although no definitive causal attributions can be made, patients exposed to routine screening for distress reported better well-being and fewer emotional, physical, and practical problems than historical controls...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cancer distress screening. Needs, models, and methods
    Linda E Carlson
    Department of Psychosocial Resources, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Alberta Cancer Board, 1331 29 Street N W, T2N 4N2, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Psychosom Res 55:403-9. 2003
    ....