Amna Husain

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Advanced lung cancer patients' experience with continuity of care and supportive care needs
    Amna Husain
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, 60 Murray St, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Support Care Cancer 21:1351-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Subgroups of advanced cancer patients clustered by their symptom profiles: quality-of-life outcomes
    Amna Husain
    Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 14:1246-53. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Women experience higher levels of fatigue than men at the end of life: a longitudinal home palliative care study
    Amna F Husain
    Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Division of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:389-97. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Malignant ascites symptom cluster in patients referred for paracentesis
    Amna Husain
    Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:461-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Trajectory of performance status and symptom scores for patients with cancer during the last six months of life
    Hsien Seow
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 29:1151-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Modeling the longitudinal transitions of performance status in cancer outpatients: time to discuss palliative care
    Rinku Sutradhar
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:726-34. 2013
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Do patient-reported symptoms predict emergency department visits in cancer patients? A population-based analysis
    Lisa Barbera
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 61:427-437.e5. 2013
  9. doi request reprint The association of the palliative performance scale and hazard of death in an ambulatory cancer population
    Hsien Seow
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 16:156-62. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Opioid prescription after pain assessment: a population-based cohort of elderly patients with cancer
    Lisa Barbera
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:1095-9. 2012

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Advanced lung cancer patients' experience with continuity of care and supportive care needs
    Amna Husain
    Division of Palliative Care, University of Toronto, Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, 60 Murray St, 4th Floor, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5T 3L9
    Support Care Cancer 21:1351-8. 2013
    ..The study focuses attention on continuity of care as an important aspect of optimizing outcomes in cancer care...
  2. doi request reprint Subgroups of advanced cancer patients clustered by their symptom profiles: quality-of-life outcomes
    Amna Husain
    Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 14:1246-53. 2011
    ..This study clustered patients by their symptom profiles to identify subgroups that may be at higher risk for poor quality of life (QOL) and that may, therefore, benefit most from targeted interventions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Women experience higher levels of fatigue than men at the end of life: a longitudinal home palliative care study
    Amna F Husain
    Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Division of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:389-97. 2007
    ..Assessment of fatigue should include the dimension of QOL important for both women and men...
  4. doi request reprint Malignant ascites symptom cluster in patients referred for paracentesis
    Amna Husain
    Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:461-9. 2010
    ..Malignant ascites (MA) is a distressing problem usually managed by repeated paracenteses. Paracentesis represents a meaningful time point in identifying patients with a specific presentation...
  5. doi request reprint Trajectory of performance status and symptom scores for patients with cancer during the last six months of life
    Hsien Seow
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 29:1151-8. 2011
    ..This article describes the trajectory of ESAS and PPS scores 6 months before death...
  6. doi request reprint Modeling the longitudinal transitions of performance status in cancer outpatients: time to discuss palliative care
    Rinku Sutradhar
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:726-34. 2013
    ..Understanding the longitudinal transitions of performance status among persons with cancer can assist providers in determining the appropriate time to initiate palliative care support...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Do patient-reported symptoms predict emergency department visits in cancer patients? A population-based analysis
    Lisa Barbera
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 61:427-437.e5. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between individual patient symptoms and symptom severity, with the likelihood of an emergency department (ED) visit...
  9. doi request reprint The association of the palliative performance scale and hazard of death in an ambulatory cancer population
    Hsien Seow
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Med 16:156-62. 2013
    ..However, little research has examined the association of the PPS with hazard of death in ambulatory populations...
  10. doi request reprint Opioid prescription after pain assessment: a population-based cohort of elderly patients with cancer
    Lisa Barbera
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 30:1095-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure opioid prescription (OP) rates in elderly cancer outpatients around the time of assessment for pain and to evaluate factors associated with receiving OPs for those with severe pain...
  11. doi request reprint Symptom burden and performance status in a population-based cohort of ambulatory cancer patients
    Lisa Barbera
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 116:5767-76. 2010
    ..In a broad cross-section of cancer outpatients, the authors describe the ESAS and PPS scores and their relation to patient characteristics...
  12. doi request reprint Multistate analysis of interval-censored longitudinal data: application to a cohort study on performance status among patients diagnosed with cancer
    Rinku Sutradhar
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 173:468-75. 2011
    ..Methods for multistate analysis should be used by epidemiologists, since they prove particularly useful for examining the complexities of disease processes...
  13. ncbi request reprint Resource use and costs of end-of-Life/palliative care: Ontario adult cancer patients dying during 2002 and 2003
    Hugh Walker
    Departments of Oncology and of Community Health and Epidemiology, Queen s University, 10 Stuart Street, 2nd Level, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Palliat Care 27:79-88. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that acute care consumes 75 percent of EOL/PAL funding and that only a small proportion of health care services used by EOL/PAL care cancer patients is likely to be formal palliative care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Maintaining distance from a necessary intrusion: a postcolonial perspective on dying at home for Chinese immigrants in Toronto, Canada
    Lisa Seto Nielsen
    Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1P8, Canada Electronic address
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:649-56. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe and examine how meanings of home condition negotiations of care for Chinese immigrants with advanced cancer receiving palliative home care in Toronto, Canada...
  15. pmc Factors Associated with End-of-Life Health Service Use in Patients Dying of Cancer
    Lisa Barbera
    Radiation Oncologist, Odette Cancer Centre, Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Healthc Policy 5:e125-43. 2010
    ..They also serve as a baseline for future comparison, which is of particular interest since new government policies directed at end-of-life care were recently introduced...
  16. doi request reprint Not just little adults: palliative care physician attitudes toward pediatric patients
    Adam Rapoport
    Paediatric Advanced Care Team, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Palliat Med 16:675-9. 2013
    ..Palliative care physicians are increasingly being asked to provide end-of-life (EOL) care for children. Yet very little is known about physicians' level of comfort and willingness to do so...
  17. ncbi request reprint Decision making in palliative radiation therapy: reframing hope in caregivers and patients with brain metastases
    Jacqueline Sze
    Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, 5th Floor, 610 University Avenue, M5G 2M9, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 14:1055-63. 2006
    ..To explore the major factors important in decision making for whole-brain radiotherapy (WBRT) for patients with brain metastases and their caregivers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Review of patterns of practice and patients' preferences in the treatment of bone metastases with palliative radiotherapy
    Nicole M E Bradley
    Department of Health Studies and Gerontology, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 15:373-85. 2007
    ..Since the 1980s, randomized clinical trials showed that single fraction radiotherapy (RT) provided equal pain relief as multiple fractions of RT in the treatment of bone metastases...