P Voyer

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving geriatric mental health nursing care: making a case for going beyond psychotropic medications
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Pavillon Paul Comtois, Cite Universitaire, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:11-21. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Assessing pain in dementia patients with comorbid delirium and/or depression
    Thomas Hadjistavropoulos
    Department of Psychology and Centre on Aging and Health, University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada
    Pain Manag Nurs 9:48-54. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Predisposing factors associated with delirium among demented long-term care residents
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 18:153-71. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Prodrome of delirium among long-term care residents: what clinical changes can be observed in the two weeks preceding a full-blown episode of delirium?
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1855-64. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Detection of delirium and its symptoms by nurses working in a long term care facility
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:264-71. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and symptoms of delirium superimposed on dementia
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 15:46-66. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of prior cognitive impairment on the severity of delirium symptoms among older patients
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences at Laval University, Cite Universitaire, Quebec
    J Neurosci Nurs 38:90-101. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with delirium severity among older patients
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 16:819-31. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of nurse documentation of delirium symptoms in medical charts
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University and Laval University Geriatric Research Unit at St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:165-77. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Detecting delirium and subsyndromal delirium using different diagnostic criteria among demented long-term care residents
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Laval University Geriatric Research Unit of St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:181-8. 2009

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Improving geriatric mental health nursing care: making a case for going beyond psychotropic medications
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Pavillon Paul Comtois, Cite Universitaire, Quebec G1K 7P4, Canada
    Int J Ment Health Nurs 12:11-21. 2003
    ..Alternative non-pharmacological approaches that nurses can use to augment care are also briefly discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Assessing pain in dementia patients with comorbid delirium and/or depression
    Thomas Hadjistavropoulos
    Department of Psychology and Centre on Aging and Health, University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada
    Pain Manag Nurs 9:48-54. 2008
    ..Although in this investigation we used the Doloplus-II to assess pain, it is likely that our findings generalize to other observational pain assessment measures developed for patients with dementia...
  3. doi request reprint Predisposing factors associated with delirium among demented long-term care residents
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 18:153-71. 2009
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  4. doi request reprint Prodrome of delirium among long-term care residents: what clinical changes can be observed in the two weeks preceding a full-blown episode of delirium?
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 24:1855-64. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify clinical changes observable in the 2-week period prior to the onset of full-blown delirium...
  5. doi request reprint Detection of delirium and its symptoms by nurses working in a long term care facility
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:264-71. 2012
    ..To investigate the ability of nurses to recognize delirium and its symptoms and to investigate the factors associated with undetected delirium...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and symptoms of delirium superimposed on dementia
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 15:46-66. 2006
    ..The study concluded that training nurses to recognize subtle changes in mental status among those patients who were older with prior cognitive impairment may prevent the underdetection of delirium...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of prior cognitive impairment on the severity of delirium symptoms among older patients
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences at Laval University, Cite Universitaire, Quebec
    J Neurosci Nurs 38:90-101. 2006
    ..Thus, taking into account the severity of prior cognitive impairment could help nurses to detect delirium among older patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with delirium severity among older patients
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Clin Nurs 16:819-31. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether the factors associated with delirium varied according to the severity of the delirium experienced by the older patients...
  9. doi request reprint Accuracy of nurse documentation of delirium symptoms in medical charts
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University and Laval University Geriatric Research Unit at St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Nurs Pract 14:165-77. 2008
    ..Future study should target improving nurse documentation of delirium symptoms in medical charts...
  10. doi request reprint Detecting delirium and subsyndromal delirium using different diagnostic criteria among demented long-term care residents
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Laval University Geriatric Research Unit of St Sacrement Hospital Centre, Quebec City, Canada
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:181-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of using different diagnostic criteria on prevalence rates of delirium and subsyndromal delirium (SSD) among demented long-term care (LTC) residents...
  11. doi request reprint Factors associated with benzodiazepine dependence among community-dwelling seniors
    Philippe Voyer
    Pavillon Ferdinand Vandry, Local 3445, 1050, avenue de la Medecine, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec G1V 0A6, Canada
    J Community Health Nurs 26:101-13. 2009
    ..Benzodiazepine (BZD) dependence among seniors is an understudied problem...
  12. doi request reprint Effectively detect dependence on benzodiazepines among community-dwelling seniors by asking only two questions
    P Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:328-34. 2010
    ..1% and a specificity of 94.9% to detect BZD dependence. Asking these two simple questions can be easily integrated into clinical practice and have considerable potential for identifying cases of BZD dependence...
  13. doi request reprint Precipitating factors associated with delirium among long-term care residents with dementia
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Appl Nurs Res 24:171-8. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with delirium severity among older persons with dementia
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, QC, Canada
    J Neurosci Nurs 43:62-9. 2011
    ..Given the poor outcomes associated with delirium severity, nurses need to pay closer attention to the predisposing and precipitating factors of delirium severity...
  15. pmc Prevalence of physical and verbal aggressive behaviours and associated factors among older adults in long-term care facilities
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
    BMC Geriatr 5:13. 2005
    ..AB is associated with increased health care costs due to staff turnover and absenteeism...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mental health for older adults and benzodiazpine use
    Philippe Voyer
    Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    J Community Health Nurs 22:213-29. 2005
    ..In conclusion, at least one third of long-term users of BZDs should stop using these drugs, and nurses should play a leading role in helping these seniors withdraw from BZD consumption...
  17. ncbi request reprint Unconventional indicators of drug dependence among elderly long-term users of benzodiazepines
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Laval University, Cite Universitaire, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:603-28. 2004
    ..Our results stress the need to take a more elaborate, person-centered view of dependence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Factors in duration of anxiolytic, sedative, and hypnotic drug use in the elderly
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 35:126-49. 2003
    ..The authors hypothesize that drug dependency could play a role in long-term use. They therefore encourage community health nurses to implement withdrawal programs in order to reduce harmful long-term consumption...
  19. ncbi request reprint Insomnia, depression and anxiety disorders and their association with benzodiazepine drug use among the community-dwelling elderly: implications for mental health nursing
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences at Laval University, Quebec
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 10:1093-116. 2005
    ..They may opt for expressing their psychological suffering as a physical symptom such as sleeping problems...
  20. ncbi request reprint Elderly women show neither a shortage of strategies nor an overreliance on drugs in handling aging and in dealing with minor health problems
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Geriatric Research Group, Saint Sacrement Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    J Women Aging 17:83-98. 2005
    ..Overall, the elderly women mentioned a wide range of strategies to cope with aging and minor health problems, which suggests that they are well equipped to face the challenges of aging...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of insomnia and its associated factors in elderly long-term care residents
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, Quebec City, Que, Canada
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 42:1-20. 2006
    ..Alternative interventions to benzodiazepine drugs, which are suited to long-term care residents while tailored to these specific care settings, should be developed...
  22. doi request reprint Examination of the multifactorial model of delirium among long-term care residents with dementia
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing of Laval University, and Centre for Excellence on Aging Research Unit, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Geriatr Nurs 31:105-14. 2010
    ..Predisposing factors play a key role in the likelihood of having delirium among this population. Increased awareness of these factors among nurses could improve the care of these residents by targeting modifiable risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of psychological distress among older adults in Canadian long-term care centres
    P Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Quebec Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 9:542-54. 2005
    ..In conclusion, when clinicians screen for mental health disorders, they should take into consideration that symptoms of insomnia or disruptive behaviours may mask psychological distress...
  24. ncbi request reprint Managing disruptive behaviors with neuroleptics: treatment options for older adults in nursing homes
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol Nurs 31:49-59; quiz 60-1. 2005
    ..Accordingly, it is suggested that non-pharmacological treatment plans be adapted to each situation and then implemented to potentially reduce the use of neuroleptics...
  25. ncbi request reprint Non-pharmacological interventions for aggressive behavior in older adults living in long-term care facilities
    Philippe Landreville
    School of Psychology, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:47-73. 2006
    ..This review synthesizes the current knowledge on the effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions in institutional settings...
  26. doi request reprint Differentiation of the pattern of cognitive impairment between depressed and non-depressed patients with dementia living in long-term care facilities
    Carol Hudon
    Ecole de Psychologie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 14:293-302. 2010
    ..The principal objective of this study is to examine the cognitive profile of patients with dementia plus (D+ group) and without (D- group) concomitant depression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gerontology. Challenges in emergency room care for the elderly
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing, Laval University, CHA St Augustin Centre, Quebec
    Can Nurse 99:22-4. 2003
  28. ncbi request reprint Research method issue: recruiting and retaining subjects in a research study
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculty of Nursing Sciences, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Nurse Res 15:12-25. 2008
    ..Using as an example a Canadian programme to engage older people in physical activity Philippe Voyer, Sylvie Lauzon, Johanne Collin and Sandy O'Brien Cousins describe how these twin challenges can be addressed...
  29. ncbi request reprint One-year incidence of psychiatric disorders in Quebec's older adult population
    Michel Preville
    Faculty of Medicine, Universite de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 55:449-57. 2010
    ..To examine the incidence of psychiatric disorders in the Quebec older adult population...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Road security and aging: how to prevent accidents]
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculté des sciences infirmières de l Université Laval
    Perspect Infirm 2:27-32. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint [Advocating for the elderly. Interview by Marie Clark]
    Philippe Voyer
    Perspect Infirm 5:10-1. 2008
  32. ncbi request reprint [Detection of delirium by nurses]
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculté des sciences infirmières de l Université Laval et chercheur à l unité de recherche en gériatrie
    Perspect Infirm 5:12-20. 2007
    ..Training in the clinical examination of mental states, clinical mentoring and the integration of an assessment tool into nursing practice are among the means suggested...
  33. ncbi request reprint [A changing society: should the profession change? Care adapted to aging]
    Philippe Voyer
    Perspect Infirm 3:19. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint [Respiratory tract infections: a critical problem in the elderly in the winter]
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, l Université Laval
    Perspect Infirm 1:45-50. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint [Recognition of the complexities of geriatric nursing]
    Philippe Voyer
    Faculte des sciences infirmieres, l Université Laval, Quebec
    Infirm Que 9:12-8. 2002