Susan McClement

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of dysphagia in advanced oropharyngeal cancer
    Jamie L Penner
    University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:206-12. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Hope in advanced cancer patients
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, 3017 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 44:1169-74. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint "Broken covenant": healthcare aides' "experience of the ethical" in caring for dying seniors in a personal care home
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    J Clin Ethics 21:201-11. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Dignity-conserving care: application of research findings to practice
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, and Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, B3E QV9
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:173-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: family member perspectives
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Med 10:1076-82. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome: psychological effect on the patient and family
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Research Associate, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:264-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint When advanced cancer patients won't eat: family responses
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:182-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Family presence during resuscitation: Canadian critical care nurses' perspectives
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:233-40. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Acquiring an evidence base in palliative care: challenges and future directions
    Susan E McClement
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Research Associate, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba3017 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9 Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:37-40. 2006
  10. doi request reprint "Caring as if it were my family": health care aides' perspectives about expert care of the dying resident in a personal care home
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 7:449-57. 2009

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of dysphagia in advanced oropharyngeal cancer
    Jamie L Penner
    University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:206-12. 2007
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Hope in advanced cancer patients
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, 3017 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 44:1169-74. 2008
    ..We examine the challenging issue of how to define hope, discuss the issue of measuring hope and review the state of evidence addressing interventions that may enhance or bolster hope in the face of advanced disease...
  3. ncbi request reprint "Broken covenant": healthcare aides' "experience of the ethical" in caring for dying seniors in a personal care home
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
    J Clin Ethics 21:201-11. 2010
    ..The findings reported here explicate: (1) the types of situations that are ethically problematic for HCAs; (2) the meanings they assign to these situations, and (3) the impact such situations have on the provision of end-of-life care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Dignity-conserving care: application of research findings to practice
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, and Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, B3E QV9
    Int J Palliat Nurs 10:173-9. 2004
    ..This article will provide a synopsis of that work, with an emphasis on the application of research findings for practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: family member perspectives
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Med 10:1076-82. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome: psychological effect on the patient and family
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Research Associate, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:264-8. 2005
    ..This article examines that effect in light of existing knowledge and discusses the clinical implications arising from this work...
  7. ncbi request reprint When advanced cancer patients won't eat: family responses
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 14:182-8. 2008
    ..The strategies family members use when letting nature take its course, and the consequences of these strategies for patients, family members and health care providers are reported. Implications for practice and research are provided...
  8. doi request reprint Family presence during resuscitation: Canadian critical care nurses' perspectives
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Nurs Scholarsh 41:233-40. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Acquiring an evidence base in palliative care: challenges and future directions
    Susan E McClement
    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Research Associate, Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba3017 675 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 0V9 Canada
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 6:37-40. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint "Caring as if it were my family": health care aides' perspectives about expert care of the dying resident in a personal care home
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Palliat Support Care 7:449-57. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Dignity therapy: a novel psychotherapeutic intervention for patients near the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Community Health Sciences, and Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:5520-5. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to establish the feasibility of dignity therapy and determine its impact on various measures of psychosocial and existential distress...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dignity and psychotherapeutic considerations in end-of-life care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:134-42. 2004
    ..This brief, individualized therapeutic approach has been informed by our dignity work, and specifically designed for application in patients nearing death...
  13. ncbi request reprint Burden to others and the terminally ill
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:463-71. 2007
    ..Strategies that target meaning and purpose, depression, and level of fatigue could lessen this source of distress and enhance quality, dignity-conserving care...
  14. doi request reprint The landscape of distress in the terminally ill
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:641-9. 2009
    ..A clear articulation of the landscape of distress, including insight regarding those who are most at risk, should pave the way toward more effective, dignity-conserving end-of-life care...
  15. ncbi request reprint The patient dignity inventory: a novel way of measuring dignity-related distress in palliative care
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:559-71. 2008
    ..Identifying these sources of distress is a critical step toward understanding human suffering and should help clinicians deliver quality, dignity-conserving end-of-life care...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: revisited
    Harvey M Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, Family Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnepeg, Canada
    J Palliat Med 9:666-72. 2006
    ..Several studies have been conducted examining the notion of dignity and how it is understood and experienced by people as they approach death...
  17. ncbi request reprint Understanding the will to live in patients nearing death
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychosomatics 46:7-10. 2005
    ..Health care providers must learn to appreciate the importance of existential issues and their ability to influence the will to live among patients nearing death...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbance in family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer
    Brenda Hearson
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:495-501. 2007
    ..This article reviews the literature related to family caregivers' disturbed sleep while caring for someone with advanced cancer. What is known and directions for future research will be addressed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a cross-sectional, cohort study
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Lancet 360:2026-30. 2002
    ..Our aim was to identify the extent to which dying patients perceive they are able to maintain a sense of dignity, and to ascertain how demographic and disease-specific variables relate to the issue of dignity in these individuals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Defining dignity in terminally ill cancer patients: a factor-analytic approach
    Thomas F Hack
    CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Psychooncology 13:700-8. 2004
    ..These results provide empirical support for the dignity model, and suggest that the provision of end of life care should include methods for treating depression, fostering hope, and facilitating functional independence...
  21. pmc Effect of dignity therapy on distress and end-of-life experience in terminally ill patients: a randomised controlled trial
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Lancet Oncol 12:753-62. 2011
    ..We investigated whether dignity therapy could mitigate distress or bolster the experience in patients nearing the end of their lives...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dignity in the terminally ill: a developing empirical model
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry PX246, University of Manitoba, PsycHealth Centre, Winnipeg, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 54:433-43. 2002
    ..The concept of dignity and the dignity model offer a way of understanding how patients face advancing terminal illness. This will serve to promote dignity and the quality of life of patients nearing death...
  23. ncbi request reprint Personality, neuroticism, and coping towards the end of life
    Harvey Max Chochinov
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:332-41. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint "Changing lanes": facilitating the transition from curative to palliative care
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 22:91-8. 2006
    ..The consequences associated with both successful and unsuccessful lane changes are reported...
  25. ncbi request reprint The challenge of providing palliative care in the nursing home part II: internal factors
    Suzanne M Wowchuk
    College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 13:345-50. 2007
    ..Suggestions for practice, education and research are provided...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nurses' perceptions of quality end-of-life care on an acute medical ward
    Genevieve Thompson
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 53:169-77. 2006
    ....
  27. pmc Does access to a colorectal cancer screening website and/or a nurse-managed telephone help line provided to patients by their family physician increase fecal occult blood test uptake?: results from a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen Clouston
    Department of Family Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, 208 Baisinger Drive, Winnipeg R2N 4H7 MB, Canada
    BMC Cancer 14:263. 2014
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint The challenge of providing palliative care in the nursing home: part 1 external factors
    Suzanne M Wowchuk
    Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care Program, A8024409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 2A6, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 12:260-7. 2006
    ..In part I of this two-part article, we review and critically analyse the primary external factors identified in the literature -- characteristics of the residents -- as they impact on the ability of care homes to deliver palliative care...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sleeping with one eye open: the sleep experience of family members providing palliative care at home
    Brenda Hearson
    Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Palliative Care Program, and Canadian Virtual Hospice, 10 Doral Way, Headingly, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Care 27:69-78. 2011
    ..To empirically describe the sleep experience of family caregivers (n=13) of advanced cancer patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Family responses to declining intake and weight loss in a terminally ill relative. Part 1: fighting back
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Care 20:93-100. 2004
    ..quot; The strategies family members use when fighting back, and the consequences of these strategies for patients, family members, and health care providers are reported. Implications for practice and research are provided...
  31. ncbi request reprint Family satisfaction with care of a dying loved one in nursing homes: what makes the difference?
    Genevieve N Thompson
    Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 34:37-44. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Pilot study of a survey to identify the prevalence of and risk factors for chronic neuropathic pain following breast cancer surgery
    Fozia N Bokhari
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 39:E141-9. 2012
    ..To provide a preliminary determination of the prevalence rate of women who suffer from neuropathic pain post breast surgery (PPBS) and explore potential risk factors associated with its development...
  33. doi request reprint Does blaming the patient with lung cancer affect the helping behavior of primary caregivers?
    Michelle M Lobchuk
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:681-9. 2008
    ..To examine whether primary caregivers' helping behaviors are predicted by their illness attribution reactions as proposed in Weiner's model...
  34. ncbi request reprint Methotrimeprazine for the management of end-of-life symptoms in infants and children
    Christopher M Hohl
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority, Room A8024, St Boniface General Hospital, 409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R2H 2A6
    J Palliat Care 29:178-85. 2013
    ..This retrospective chart review assessed the efficacy, dose, and safety of methotrimeprazine in palliating end-of-life symptoms in children and infants...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit: collaboration in action
    Susan McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 37:101-3. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of education in palliative care: determining the effects on nurses' knowledge and attitudes
    Susan E McClement
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Palliat Care 21:44-8. 2005
    ..064). The observational experience on a palliative care unit held in conjunction with the course was reported to be helpful to students in consolidating theoretical instruction...
  37. pmc Does access to a colorectal cancer screening website and/or a nurse-managed telephone help line provided to patients by their family physician increase fecal occult blood test uptake?: A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial study protocol
    Kathleen Clouston
    Department of Family Medicine Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, P228 770, Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W3, Canada
    BMC Cancer 12:182. 2012
    ..Challenges faced by family physicians in engaging in collaborative partnerships with primary healthcare researchers will be documented...
  38. ncbi request reprint Defining and determining quality in end-of-life care
    Genevieve Thompson
    Masters of Nursing Program, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 8:288-93. 2002
    ....
  39. doi request reprint A dyadic affair: who is to blame for causing and controlling the patient's lung cancer?
    Michelle M Lobchuk
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 31:435-43. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Caregiver thoughts and feelings in response to different perspective-taking prompts
    Michelle M Lobchuk
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Center for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:420-33. 2007
    ..A large portion of caregivers in the neutral and imagine-patient conditions reported feeling distanced from patients in light of perceived communication difficulties...
  41. ncbi request reprint Palliative sedation therapy: a review of definitions and usage
    Alexandra Beel
    University of Manitoba, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 8:190-9. 2002
    ..This article will provide an overview of these identified issues, and provide suggestions for ways in which palliative sedation therapy might further be examined and understood...
  42. ncbi request reprint Palliative care research: methodological and ethical challenges
    Ruth A Dean
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Int J Palliat Nurs 8:376-80. 2002
    ..This article identifies and discusses ethical and methodological challenges faced by those conducting research with this population. Suggestions for strategies that may help researchers meet these challenges are included...
  43. ncbi request reprint Asking the right question of informal caregivers about patient symptom experiences: multiple proxy perspectives and reducing interrater gap
    Michelle M Lobchuk
    Faculty of Nursing, Medical Oncology Palliative Medicine, University of Manitoba, and St Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:130-45. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Influential factors for self-care in ambulatory care heart failure patients: a qualitative perspective
    Karen N Schnell
    Cardiac Sciences Program, St Boniface General Hospital, Manitoba
    Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 16:13-9. 2006
    ..The importance of individualizing patient teaching plans and frequent monitoring of factors likely to facilitate self-care were pivotal nursing implications that emerged from this study...