Lucy Selman

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Psychological, social and spiritual distress at the end of life in heart failure patients
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, UK
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 1:260-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint 'A softening of edges': a comparison of yoga classes at palliative care services in New Delhi and London
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Palliat Nurs 16:548-54. 2010
  3. pmc 'Peace' and 'life worthwhile' as measures of spiritual well-being in African palliative care: a mixed-methods study
    Lucy Selman
    King s College London, Department Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The "Spirit 8" successfully captured spiritual well-being in African palliative care: factor and Rasch analysis
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:434-43. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of complementary therapy services in palliative care: yoga and dance therapy
    L E Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 21:87-97. 2012
  6. doi request reprint A psychometric evaluation of measures of spirituality validated in culturally diverse palliative care populations
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:604-22. 2011
  7. pmc Quality of life among patients receiving palliative care in South Africa and Uganda: a multi-centred study
    Lucy E Selman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:21. 2011
  8. doi request reprint The MVQOLI successfully captured quality of life in African palliative care: a factor analysis
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King s College London, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:913-24. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The measurement of spirituality in palliative care and the content of tools validated cross-culturally: a systematic review
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:728-53. 2011
  10. pmc Improving end-of-life care for patients with chronic heart failure: "Let's hope it'll get better, when I know in my heart of hearts it won't"
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London School of Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Heart 93:963-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Psychological, social and spiritual distress at the end of life in heart failure patients
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, UK
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 1:260-6. 2007
    ..This review informs clinicians of the importance of understanding, assessing and managing patients' psychosocial and spiritual needs...
  2. ncbi request reprint 'A softening of edges': a comparison of yoga classes at palliative care services in New Delhi and London
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Int J Palliat Nurs 16:548-54. 2010
    ..Recommendations include supporting and educating yoga teachers working with this population, and the need for robust trials...
  3. pmc 'Peace' and 'life worthwhile' as measures of spiritual well-being in African palliative care: a mixed-methods study
    Lucy Selman
    King s College London, Department Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:94. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the content and construct validity of these items as measures of spiritual wellbeing in African palliative care populations...
  4. doi request reprint The "Spirit 8" successfully captured spiritual well-being in African palliative care: factor and Rasch analysis
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 65:434-43. 2012
    ..To describe the dimensionality of a measure of spiritual well-being (SWB) (the "Spirit 8") in palliative care (PC) patients in South Africa and Uganda, and to determine SWB in this population...
  5. doi request reprint A mixed-methods evaluation of complementary therapy services in palliative care: yoga and dance therapy
    L E Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 21:87-97. 2012
    ..Evaluations of group complementary therapy services are feasible, can be conducted effectively and have implications for future research. Yoga and TLM may be of benefit in this population...
  6. doi request reprint A psychometric evaluation of measures of spirituality validated in culturally diverse palliative care populations
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King s College London, London, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:604-22. 2011
    ..Despite the need to accurately measure spiritual outcomes in diverse palliative care populations, little attention has been paid to the properties of the tools currently in use...
  7. pmc Quality of life among patients receiving palliative care in South Africa and Uganda: a multi-centred study
    Lucy E Selman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:21. 2011
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  8. doi request reprint The MVQOLI successfully captured quality of life in African palliative care: a factor analysis
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, King s College London, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:913-24. 2011
    ..To examine the factor structure of the Missoula Vitas Quality of Life Index (MVQOLI) in palliative care patients in South Africa and Uganda and to assess the tool's appropriateness for measuring quality of life (QOL) in this context...
  9. doi request reprint The measurement of spirituality in palliative care and the content of tools validated cross-culturally: a systematic review
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 41:728-53. 2011
    ..In addition, measures of spirituality have been criticized in the literature for cultural bias, and it is unclear which tools have been validated cross-culturally...
  10. pmc Improving end-of-life care for patients with chronic heart failure: "Let's hope it'll get better, when I know in my heart of hearts it won't"
    Lucy Selman
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London School of Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Heart 93:963-7. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Modelling services to meet the palliative care needs of chronic heart failure patients and their families: current practice in the UK
    Lucy Selman
    Dept of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London School of Medicine, London
    Palliat Med 21:385-90. 2007
    ..To describe current provision of specialist palliative care for chronic heart failure (CHF) patients, and explore challenges, referral criteria and recommendations to inform service development...
  12. pmc Meeting information needs of patients with incurable progressive disease and their families in South Africa and Uganda: multicentre qualitative study
    Lucy Selman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ
    BMJ 338:b1326. 2009
    ..To explore the information needs of patients with progressive, life limiting disease and their family caregivers in South Africa and Uganda and to inform clinical practice and policy in this emerging field...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence, burden, and correlates of physical and psychological symptoms among HIV palliative care patients in sub-Saharan Africa: an international multicenter study
    Richard Harding
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation and The Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:1-9. 2012
    ..Despite evidence of problems persisting throughout the trajectory and alongside treatment, scant attention has been paid to these manageable problems...
  14. doi request reprint Meeting the communication and information needs of chronic heart failure patients
    Richard Harding
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:149-56. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint The prevalence and burden of symptoms amongst cancer patients attending palliative care in two African countries
    Richard Harding
    King s College London, Dept Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Eur J Cancer 47:51-6. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the symptom prevalence and burden amongst advanced cancer patients in two African countries...
  16. pmc Validation of a core outcome measure for palliative care in Africa: the APCA African Palliative Outcome Scale
    Richard Harding
    Dept Palliative Care, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RJ, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:10. 2010
    ..A primary reason has been the lack of appropriate locally-validated outcome tools. This study aimed to validate a multidimensional scale (the APCA African Palliative Outcome Scale) in a multi-centred international study...
  17. doi request reprint Intensity and correlates of multidimensional problems in HIV patients receiving integrated palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa
    Richard Harding
    King s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 88:607-11. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Research into palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa
    Richard Harding
    Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Oncol 14:e183-8. 2013
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  19. doi request reprint How to Analyze Palliative Care Outcome Data for Patients in Sub-Saharan Africa: An International, Multicenter, Factor Analytic Examination of the APCA African POS
    Richard Harding
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation and The Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, King s College London, London, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:746-52. 2013
    ..The incidence of life-limiting progressive disease in sub-Saharan Africa presents a significant clinical and public health challenge. The ability to easily measure patient outcomes is essential to improving care...
  20. pmc Treatment outcomes in palliative care: the TOPCare study. A mixed methods phase III randomised controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a nurse-led palliative care intervention for HIV positive patients on antiretroviral therapy
    Keira Lowther
    Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation, Kings College London, London, UK
    BMC Infect Dis 12:288. 2012
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  21. pmc Provision of palliative care for chronic heart failure inpatients: how much do we need?
    Richard Harding
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Palliat Care 8:8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to: 1) Measure point prevalence of inpatients appropriate for palliative care. 2) Identify patient characteristics associated with palliative care appropriateness. 3) Propose evidence-based clinical referral criteria...
  22. ncbi request reprint Needs assessments in palliative care: an appraisal of definitions and approaches used
    Irene J Higginson
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London School of Medicine at Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals, London, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:500-5. 2007
    ..Careful consideration must be paid to any needs assessment data to ensure that the assessment is implemented...
  23. pmc How can we improve outcomes for patients and families under palliative care? Implementing clinical audit for quality improvement in resource limited settings
    Lucy Selman
    King s College London, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9PJ, UK
    Indian J Palliat Care 16:8-15. 2010
    ..Support for clinical audit is needed at a national level, and development and validation of an outcome measurement tool in the Indian context is a crucial next step...
  24. doi request reprint Hospice and palliative care development in India: a multimethod review of services and experiences
    Elizabeth McDermott
    Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:583-93. 2008
    ..Further work is required to ensure that the growing interest in hospice and palliative care in India is used to increase the momentum of progress...