D M Howell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Living with ovarian cancer: women's perspectives on treatment and treatment decision-making
    Margaret I Fitch
    Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre TSRCC, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Oncol Nurs J 13:8-20. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pilot nurse-led, community-based treatment programme for lymphoedema
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital Site, 610 University Avenue, Room 15 617, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:62-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive palliative home care: a need for integrated models of primary and specialist care?
    Doris Howell
    Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:54-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A Pan-Canadian practice guideline: prevention, screening, assessment, and treatment of sleep disturbances in adults with cancer
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue PMH, Room 15 617, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:2695-706. 2013
  5. pmc Managing symptoms during cancer treatments: evaluating the implementation of evidence-informed remote support protocols
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:110. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Core domains for a person-focused outcome measurement system in cancer (PROMS-Cancer Core) for routine care: a scoping review and Canadian Delphi Consensus
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Value Health 16:76-87. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Models of care for post-treatment follow-up of adult cancer survivors: a systematic review and quality appraisal of the evidence
    D Howell
    Faculty of Nursing, University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 6:359-71. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial health care needs assessment of adult cancer patients: a consensus-based guideline
    D Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 20:3343-54. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Symptom clusters in a population-based ambulatory cancer cohort validated using bootstrap methods
    Doris Howell
    Ontario Cancer Institute and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 48:3073-81. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A shared care model pilot for palliative home care in a rural area: impact on symptoms, distress, and place of death
    Doris Howell
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:60-75. 2011

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Living with ovarian cancer: women's perspectives on treatment and treatment decision-making
    Margaret I Fitch
    Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre TSRCC, Toronto, Ontario
    Can Oncol Nurs J 13:8-20. 2003
    ..Three prominent themes emerged during the analysis: 1) initial treatment plans were overwhelming, 2) involvement in treatment decision-making was minimal, and 3) treatment had many side effects and complications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pilot nurse-led, community-based treatment programme for lymphoedema
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital Site, 610 University Avenue, Room 15 617, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2M9, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 11:62-9. 2005
    ..to evaluate the effect of this treatment programme on lymphoedema specific fluid volume, pain, discomfort, limb function and quality of life outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive palliative home care: a need for integrated models of primary and specialist care?
    Doris Howell
    Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:54-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A Pan-Canadian practice guideline: prevention, screening, assessment, and treatment of sleep disturbances in adults with cancer
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Avenue PMH, Room 15 617, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:2695-706. 2013
    ....
  5. pmc Managing symptoms during cancer treatments: evaluating the implementation of evidence-informed remote support protocols
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:110. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Core domains for a person-focused outcome measurement system in cancer (PROMS-Cancer Core) for routine care: a scoping review and Canadian Delphi Consensus
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Value Health 16:76-87. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Models of care for post-treatment follow-up of adult cancer survivors: a systematic review and quality appraisal of the evidence
    D Howell
    Faculty of Nursing, University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 6:359-71. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Psychosocial health care needs assessment of adult cancer patients: a consensus-based guideline
    D Howell
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 20:3343-54. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to summarize the evidence that informed the guideline and disseminate the recommendations developed by the expert panel...
  9. doi request reprint Symptom clusters in a population-based ambulatory cancer cohort validated using bootstrap methods
    Doris Howell
    Ontario Cancer Institute and Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 48:3073-81. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify and validate common symptom clusters in a large population-based cohort of ambulatory cancer subjects...
  10. doi request reprint A shared care model pilot for palliative home care in a rural area: impact on symptoms, distress, and place of death
    Doris Howell
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:60-75. 2011
    ..Shared care models integrating family physician services with interdisciplinary palliative care specialist teams are critical to improve access to quality palliative home care and address multiple domains of end-of-life issues and needs...
  11. doi request reprint A mixed-method evaluation of nurse-led community-based supportive cancer care
    D M Howell
    Princess Margaret Hospital, 610 University Ave Room 15 617, Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 16:1343-52. 2008
    ..The study purpose was to evaluate a nurse-led supportive care clinical case management program in the community using multi-methods to delineate care processes prior to outcome evaluation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Enhancing the role of case managers with specialty populations: development and evaluation of a palliative care education program
    Doris Howell
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lippincotts Case Manag 9:166-74; quiz 175-6. 2004
    ....
  13. doi request reprint The changed meaning of food: Physical, social and emotional loss for patients having received radiation treatment for head and neck cancer
    Maurene McQuestion
    Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2M9, Canada
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:145-51. 2011
    ..There is limited research in head and neck cancer populations about the impact associated with the disruptions and daily experience related to eating problems and the meaning and significance of these changes...
  14. doi request reprint Clinician-patient communication: a systematic review
    Gary Rodin
    Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 610 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 2M9, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 17:627-44. 2009
    ..The goal of this work was to identify methods of clinician-patient cancer-related communication that may impact patient outcomes associated with distress at critical points in the course of cancer care...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of interlink community cancer nurses on the experience of living with cancer
    Doris Howell
    Interlink Community Cancer Nurses, Toronto, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:715-23. 2002
    ..To describe the impact of expert oncology nursing support provided by an independent nursing service, Interlink Community Cancer Nurses, on patients' experience of living with cancer...
  16. pmc Enhancing family physician capacity to deliver quality palliative home care: an end-of-life, shared-care model
    Denise Marshall
    McMaster University, Family Medicine, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Can Fam Physician 54:1703-1703.e7. 2008
    ..Family physicians face innumerable challenges to delivering quality palliative home care to meet the complex needs of end-of-life patients and their families...
  17. doi request reprint Using more end-of-life homecare services is associated with using fewer acute care services: a population-based cohort study
    Hsien Seow
    Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 48:118-24. 2010
    ..Healthcare systems are investing in end-of-life homecare to reduce acute care use. However, little evidence exists on the timing and amount of homecare services necessary to reduce acute care utilization...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reaching common ground: a patient-family-based conceptual framework of quality EOL care
    Doris Howell
    Oncology Department, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 21:19-26. 2005
    ..This paper describes a meta-synthesis study to develop a common conceptual framework of quality EOL care integrating attributes of quality valued by patients and their families...
  19. ncbi request reprint Building primary care capacity in palliative care: proceedings of an interprofessional workshop
    Kevin Brazil
    St Joseph s Health System Research Network, and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 23:113-6. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Women's experiences with recurrent ovarian cancer
    Doris Howell
    Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 26:10-7. 2003
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of ovarian cancer perceived by women
    Doris Howell
    Psychosocial and Behavioral Research Unit, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Center, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 26:1-9. 2003
    ..Implications for the practice of oncology nurses involve assessment, an understanding of the profound impact that this illness has on both the woman and her family, and the need to access a variety of supportive care programs...
  22. ncbi request reprint Integrated care: hospice and palliative care services lead the way
    Doris Howell
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:160. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint A 100 year legacy of care
    Peter Scott
    Alta RN 61:8-9. 2005