Roberta L Woodgate

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manitoba
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Life is never the same: childhood cancer narratives
    R L Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:8-18. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A substantive theory of Keeping the Spirit Alive: the Spirit Within children with cancer and their families
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 20:103-19. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Siblings' experiences with childhood cancer: a different way of being in the family
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 29:406-14. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer symptom transition periods of children and families
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Assistant Professor, Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 46:358-68. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint A different way of being: adolescents' experiences with cancer
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
    Cancer Nurs 28:8-15. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The importance of being there: perspectives of social support by adolescents with cancer
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:122-34. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Parents' experiences in decision making with childhood cancer clinical trials
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, 89 Curry Place, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 33:11-8. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Living in the shadow of fear: adolescents' lived experience of depression
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 56:261-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The experience of dyspnea in school-age children with asthma
    Roberta Woodgate
    University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:154-61; quiz 162-3. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Feeling states: a new approach to understanding how children and adolescents with cancer experience symptoms
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 31:229-38. 2008

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Life is never the same: childhood cancer narratives
    R L Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:8-18. 2006
    ..The narratives in this paper are valuable to those healthcare professionals who seek to develop a greater understanding of how childhood cancer and its symptoms impacts on children's and families' ways of being in the world...
  2. ncbi request reprint A substantive theory of Keeping the Spirit Alive: the Spirit Within children with cancer and their families
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 20:103-19. 2003
    ..quot; Description of this theory is the focus of this article. Ways that nurses can assist children and families in maintaining a sense of spirit are presented...
  3. ncbi request reprint Siblings' experiences with childhood cancer: a different way of being in the family
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 29:406-14. 2006
    ..The findings reinforce that more needs to be done in helping healthy siblings through childhood cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cancer symptom transition periods of children and families
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Assistant Professor, Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 46:358-68. 2004
    ..An understanding of the symptom trajectory, grounded in children's and families' experiences, is essential to providing comprehensive and sensitive care to children with cancer and their families...
  5. ncbi request reprint A different way of being: adolescents' experiences with cancer
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
    Cancer Nurs 28:8-15. 2005
    ..Although adolescents spoke to the significance that cancer had on their lives, they described themselves as "still being pretty much the same person."..
  6. ncbi request reprint The importance of being there: perspectives of social support by adolescents with cancer
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 23:122-34. 2006
    ..Although the 3 key supportive relationships were essential in helping adolescents get through cancer, these relationships were at times a source of stress for adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Parents' experiences in decision making with childhood cancer clinical trials
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, 89 Curry Place, R3T 2N2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 33:11-8. 2010
    ..This study indicates that parents need more support not only during the initial decision-making period but also throughout the entire time their child is enrolled in a clinical trial...
  8. ncbi request reprint Living in the shadow of fear: adolescents' lived experience of depression
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 56:261-9. 2006
    ..This paper reports a phenomenological study whose aim was to gain an understanding of what it was like to be an adolescent living with depression...
  9. doi request reprint The experience of dyspnea in school-age children with asthma
    Roberta Woodgate
    University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 34:154-61; quiz 162-3. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Feeling states: a new approach to understanding how children and adolescents with cancer experience symptoms
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 31:229-38. 2008
    ..The findings reinforce that children have a lot to tell us about how cancer makes them feel but may have difficulty communicating how they feel to nurses and other healthcare providers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Issues related to delivering an early childhood home-visiting program
    Roberta Woodgate
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 32:95-101. 2007
    ..To describe the issues related to delivering an early childhood home visiting program, BabyFirst, from the perspective of public health nurses and lay home visitors (paraprofessionals)...
  12. doi request reprint Children in health research: a matter of trust
    Roberta L Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, 89 Curry Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
    J Med Ethics 36:211-6. 2010
    ..In this paper we present one of the factors, a matter of trust, that shaped Canadian parents' and children's perceptions and assessments of risk in child health research...
  13. ncbi request reprint Part II: a critical review of qualitative research related to children's experiences with cancer
    R Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 17:207-28. 2000
    ..This discussion is followed by a critique of the research with suggestions that will aid pediatric nurse researchers in conducting qualitative research when children with cancer are the research participants...
  14. doi request reprint Youth's perspectives on the determinants of health
    Roberta L Woodgate
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Qual Health Res 20:1173-82. 2010
    ..The results highlight that the concept of health normalized by academics and public policy experts-as being inclusive of the broader determinants of health-might not be congruent with how youth regard health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Expectations and beliefs about children's cancer symptoms: perspectives of children with cancer and their families
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 30:479-91. 2003
    ..To describe the childhood cancer symptom course experienced by children with cancer from the perspectives of the children and their families...
  16. doi request reprint Cancer survivorship in children and young adults: a concept analysis
    Erin J W Shepherd
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 27:109-18. 2010
    ..The method of concept analysis developed by Walker and Avant is used. The result is a definition of survivorship that is relevant and useful for research and clinical practice in pediatric oncology...
  17. ncbi request reprint An interruption in family life: siblings' lived experience as they transition through the pediatric bone marrow transplant trajectory
    Krista L Wilkins
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:E28-35. 2007
    ..To arrive at an understanding of the lived experience of healthy donor and nondonor siblings as they transition through the bone marrow transplantation (BMT) trajectory...
  18. pmc Youth's narratives about family members smoking: parenting the parent- it's not fair!
    Roberta L Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, 89 Curry Place, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:965. 2012
    ..This paper reports findings of how youth conceptualize smoking with attention to their perspectives on parental and family-related smoking issues and experiences...
  19. doi request reprint Taking care of second cancer risk
    Krista L Wilkins
    Faculty of Nursing, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 35:55-62. 2012
    ..Little is known, however, about cancer survivors' decision making and actions related to modifying second cancer risk...
  20. ncbi request reprint A review of qualitative research on the childhood cancer experience from the perspective of siblings: a need to give them a voice
    Krista L Wilkins
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 22:305-19. 2005
    ..Limitations in the conceptualization, research design, and research methods of the qualitative studies are discussed. Suggestions that will help researchers in conducting qualitative research with siblings are also presented...
  21. doi request reprint Sustaining self: the lived experience of transition to long-term ventilation
    Winnifred P Briscoe
    Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Technology, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Qual Health Res 20:57-67. 2010
    ..Strategies to support individuals' sense of self as they journey to a life reliant on LTMV are required...
  22. doi request reprint Embracing autism in Canadian rural communities
    Lindsey Hoogsteen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Aust J Rural Health 21:178-82. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the lived experience of Canadian parents living in rural areas who were parenting a child with autism...
  23. ncbi request reprint The lived experience of parenting a child with autism in a rural area: making the invisible, visible
    Lindsey Hoogsteen
    Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre Children s Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Pediatr Nurs 39:233-7. 2013
    ..Findings from this study may be used to guide program development that is concerned with improving the quality of life of families of children with autism living in rural areas...
  24. doi request reprint Preventing second cancers in cancer survivors
    Krista L Wilkins
    Faculty of Nursing in Helen Glass Centre for Nursing at University of Manitoba, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:E12-22. 2008
    ..To provide a systematic review of the secondary prevention practices of cancer survivors guided by the Interaction Model of Client Health Behavior...
  25. ncbi request reprint The risks and alternatives to physical punishment use with children
    Christine A Ateah
    Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Pediatr Health Care 17:126-32. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of the role of the school in providing information and support to adolescent children of women with breast cancer
    K I Chalmers
    Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, USA
    J Adv Nurs 31:1430-8. 2000
    ..Recommendations for schools and health services in assisting adolescents to cope with this major life experience are made...
  27. ncbi request reprint Part I: an introduction to conducting qualitative research in children with cancer
    R Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 17:192-206. 2000
    ..To facilitate discussion, each of the four designs are applied to the study of symptom experiences in children with cancer...
  28. doi request reprint Decision making for mothers with cancer: maintaining the mother-child bond
    Heather J Campbell-Enns
    Interdisciplinary Cancer Control Program, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 17:261-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to describe the core category that emerged from the study as well as the conditions precipitating decision making and the consequences of decision making for mothers with cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Young men with cancer: a literature review
    Heather J Campbell-Enns
    Cancer Control Program, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 36:E36-47. 2013
    ..The impacts of cancer on young men are reportedly different from the experiences of others. These impacts may adversely affect the health and the healthcare of young men...
  30. doi request reprint Can I play? A concept analysis of participation in children with disabilities
    Lindsey Hoogsteen
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 30:325-39. 2010
    ..It is hoped that health care professionals can use this definition to address the shortcomings of existing programs and develop measures to assess the attributes of participation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of a qualitative methodological scaffolding process to design robust interprofessional studies
    Pamela Wener
    Occupational Therapy, University of Manitoba, R125 771 McDermot, Winnipeg Manitoba R3E 0T6, Canada
    J Interprof Care 27:305-12. 2013
    ..Applying this approach to selecting data collection methods may serve to guide and support the qualitative researcher in creating a well-designed study approach. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint "Living with risk": mothering a child with food-induced anaphylaxis
    Catherine A Gillespie
    Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:30-42. 2007
    ..These findings should assist nurses in meeting families' education and support needs related to FIA...
  33. doi request reprint Living in a world of our own: the experience of parents who have a child with autism
    Roberta L Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Qual Health Res 18:1075-83. 2008
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Pain in children with central nervous system cancer: a review of the literature
    Erin Shepherd
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    Oncol Nurs Forum 37:E318-30. 2010
    ..This review used the Human Response to Illness (HRTI) model as an organizing framework...
  35. doi request reprint The role of assistive technology in self-perceived participation
    Jacquie D Ripat
    Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Manitoba, R131 771 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6, Canada
    Int J Rehabil Res 35:170-7. 2012
    ..AT recommendations must be based on a thorough understanding of the role that AT plays in the lives of clients. Future research will further develop and validate the definition proposed in this study...
  36. doi request reprint Managing chronic hepatitis B in children
    Rhea J Mossman Sims
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Health Care 22:360-7. 2008
    ..This article discusses the role of the pediatric nurse practitioner in the management of children with chronic hepatitis B in the primary care setting...
  37. ncbi request reprint Adopting the qualitative paradigm to understanding children's perspectives of illness: barrier or facilitator?
    R Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 16:149-61. 2001
    ..Key strategies that promote successful use of the qualitative paradigm in the study of children's illness experiences are also discussed...
  38. ncbi request reprint A different perspective to approaching cancer symptoms in children
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Center for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2, Canada
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:800-17. 2003
    ..Viewing cancer symptoms in the context of assigned meanings has implications for how symptoms are assessed and managed. The need to develop a children's symptom assessment tool based on assigned meanings is recommended...
  39. ncbi request reprint The 2002 Schering Lecture. Children's cancer symptom experiences: keeping the spirit alive in children and their families
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    Can Oncol Nurs J 13:142-50. 2003
    ..May a part of the spirits of those we care for be with us and live on in us forever, because their lingering spirits are sources of hope and strength, as this mother reinforced...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Children with cancer and their symptom experience: spiritual support of the children and their families]
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Faculty of Nursing, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Université du Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Can Oncol Nurs J 13:232-41. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Transition: a conceptual analysis in the context of siblings of children with cancer
    Krista Lynn Wilkins
    Helen Glass Center for Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Pediatr Nurs 21:256-65. 2006
    ..pp. 37-54). Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lane.] is employed. The result is a definition of transition that is relevant and useful for research and clinical practice in pediatric oncology...
  42. ncbi request reprint Living in a world without closure: reality for parents who have experienced the death of a child
    Roberta Lynn Woodgate
    Child Health and Illness, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    J Palliat Care 22:75-82. 2006
    ..Findings yield new insights into how parents live with the death of a child...
  43. ncbi request reprint Supporting siblings through the pediatric bone marrow transplant trajectory: perspectives of siblings of bone marrow transplant recipients
    Krista Lynn Wilkins
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Cancer Nurs 30:E29-34. 2007
    ..Findings showed that siblings have definite thoughts about how nurses and other health professionals should support them, but their support needs are not being met...