Alex Molassiotis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effectiveness of acupressure for the control and management of chemotherapy-related acute and delayed nausea: a randomized controlled trial
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 47:12-25. 2014
  2. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of acupuncture self-needling as maintenance therapy for cancer-related fatigue after therapist-delivered acupuncture
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Oncol 24:1645-52. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The Manchester cough in lung cancer scale: the development and preliminary validation of a new assessment tool
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:179-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 30:4470-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint An exploratory study to clarify the cluster of symptoms predictive of chemotherapy-related nausea using random forest modeling
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:692-703. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Symptom experience and regaining normality in the first year following a diagnosis of head and neck cancer: a qualitative longitudinal study
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    Palliat Support Care 10:197-204. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Applying Best-Worst scaling methodology to establish delivery preferences of a symptom supportive care intervention in patients with lung cancer
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    Lung Cancer 77:199-204. 2012
  8. pmc An integrative review of systematic reviews related to the management of breathlessness in respiratory illnesses
    Chris D Bailey
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 10:63. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Living with multiple myeloma: experiences of patients and their informal caregivers
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Support Care Cancer 19:101-11. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in patients with gynecological cancers in Europe
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:219-24. 2006

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. doi request reprint The effectiveness of acupressure for the control and management of chemotherapy-related acute and delayed nausea: a randomized controlled trial
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 47:12-25. 2014
    ..Both positive and negative results have been reported in the literature from the use of acupressure at the P6 point, providing evidence of highly suggestive but not conclusive results...
  2. doi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of acupuncture self-needling as maintenance therapy for cancer-related fatigue after therapist-delivered acupuncture
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Oncol 24:1645-52. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the effectiveness of maintenance acupuncture in the management of cancer-related fatigue (CRF); treatment delivered by therapists or self-acupuncture/self-needling was compared with no maintenance treatment...
  3. doi request reprint The Manchester cough in lung cancer scale: the development and preliminary validation of a new assessment tool
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 45:179-90. 2013
    ..Cough is a common distressing symptom in lung cancer patients. Its assessment is hampered by the lack of a validated scale to measure the complex cough experience in this population...
  4. doi request reprint Acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue in patients with breast cancer: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 30:4470-6. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture for cancer-related fatigue (CRF) in patients with breast cancer...
  5. doi request reprint An exploratory study to clarify the cluster of symptoms predictive of chemotherapy-related nausea using random forest modeling
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:692-703. 2012
    ..Chemotherapy-related nausea is experienced by most cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Although vomiting is managed well with current antiemetics, nausea is difficult to manage and little is understood about its development...
  6. doi request reprint Symptom experience and regaining normality in the first year following a diagnosis of head and neck cancer: a qualitative longitudinal study
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    Palliat Support Care 10:197-204. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to explore and understand the experience of receiving treatment for head and neck cancer with particular focus on symptom experiences over a one year period from diagnosis...
  7. doi request reprint Applying Best-Worst scaling methodology to establish delivery preferences of a symptom supportive care intervention in patients with lung cancer
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    Lung Cancer 77:199-204. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to elicit quantitative estimates of utility (benefit) associated with different attribute levels (delivery options) of a symptom management intervention in lung cancer patients...
  8. pmc An integrative review of systematic reviews related to the management of breathlessness in respiratory illnesses
    Chris D Bailey
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 10:63. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Living with multiple myeloma: experiences of patients and their informal caregivers
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Support Care Cancer 19:101-11. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of living with myeloma after completion of treatments in patients and their informal caregivers...
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in patients with gynecological cancers in Europe
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:219-24. 2006
    ..It is important to discuss CAM use with gynecological cancer patients, as they frequently use it and such use may have implications for clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surviving against all odds: analysis of 6 case studies of patients with cancer who followed the Gerson therapy
    A Molassiotis
    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Integr Cancer Ther 6:80-8. 2007
    ..More scientific attention needs to be directed to this area so that patients can practice safe and appropriate therapies that are based on evidence rather than anecdotes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in patients with head and neck cancers in Europe
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:19-24. 2006
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Unmet supportive care needs, psychological well-being and quality of life in patients living with multiple myeloma and their partners
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychooncology 20:88-97. 2011
    ..The aim of this project was to identify the nature and range of needs, as well as levels of quality of life (QOL), of both patients living with myeloma and their partners...
  14. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in colorectal cancer patients in seven European countries
    Alexander Molassiotis
    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 13:251-7. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in a sample of colorectal cancer patients in Europe...
  15. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in lung cancer patients in eight European countries
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 12:34-9. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of worldwide cancer nursing research: 1994 to 2003
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Cancer Nurs 29:431-40. 2006
    ..A number of issues need to be tackled before we improve our output, such as organizational or workforce issues, infrastructure support, funding, and methodologic challenges...
  17. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a home care nursing program in the symptom management of patients with colorectal and breast cancer receiving oral chemotherapy: a randomized, controlled trial
    Alex Molassiotis
    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, University Place, Manchester, M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 27:6191-8. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a symptom-focused home care program in patients with cancer who were receiving oral chemotherapy in relation to toxicity levels, anxiety, depression, quality of life, and service utilization...
  18. ncbi request reprint The effects of P6 acupressure in the prophylaxis of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in breast cancer patients
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 15:3-12. 2007
    ..Hence, the aim of the current study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using acupressure in Pericardium 6 (Neiguan) acu-point in managing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting...
  19. ncbi request reprint Validation and psychometric assessment of a short clinical scale to measure chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: the MASCC antiemesis tool
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:148-59. 2007
    ..Regular assessment of nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy has the potential to significantly improve CINV management...
  20. ncbi request reprint A prospective observational study of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in routine practice in a UK cancer centre
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Manchester, UK
    Support Care Cancer 16:201-8. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to assess levels of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) in routine practice...
  21. ncbi request reprint The management of cancer-related fatigue after chemotherapy with acupuncture and acupressure: a randomised controlled trial
    Alexander Molassiotis
    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 15:228-37. 2007
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Understanding the concept of chemotherapy-related nausea: the patient experience
    A Molassiotis
    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:444-53. 2008
    ..This study reveals some of the complexities behind chemotherapy-induced nausea, including a potential symptom cluster, and contributes towards a clearer understanding of this symptom and its effects on patients' lives...
  23. doi request reprint Mapping patients' experiences from initial change in health to cancer diagnosis: a qualitative exploration of patient and system factors mediating this process
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 19:98-109. 2010
    ....
  24. doi request reprint A systematic review of the effectiveness of Chinese herbal medication in symptom management and improvement of quality of life in adult cancer patients
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, University Place, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 17:92-120. 2009
    ..However, more methodologically rigorous studies need to be developed as a priority before any firm conclusions can be drawn...
  25. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in breast cancer patients in Europe
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Support Care Cancer 14:260-7. 2006
    ..Main sources of information about CAM were mostly friends/family and the media. Findings suggested that a high proportion of breast cancer patients used CAM, which may have implications for the clinical management of these patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint The importance of the patient-clinician relationship in adherence to antiretroviral medication
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:370-6. 2007
    ..Building trusted relationships with the patients and investing in educational and communication techniques to improve the therapeutic relationship could strongly contribute to HIV patients to maintaining high adherence rates...
  27. doi request reprint Use of antiemetics in the management of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting in current UK practice
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Support Care Cancer 19:949-56. 2011
    ..The main aim of the present study was to assess antiemetic prescriptions used during chemotherapy and identify if these are in agreement with internationally agreed consensus guidelines (MASCC/ASCO)...
  28. doi request reprint The experience of cough in patients diagnosed with lung cancer
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, University Place, Block 3, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Support Care Cancer 19:1997-2004. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the patient experience of cough in a population of patients with lung cancer...
  29. pmc Clinical expert guidelines for the management of cough in lung cancer: report of a UK task group on cough
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, UK
    Cough 6:9. 2010
    ..The aim of the present paper is to present a clinical guideline developed in the UK through scrutiny of the literature and expert opinion, in order to aid decision making in clinicians and highlight good practice...
  30. doi request reprint Symptoms experienced by cancer patients during the first year from diagnosis: patient and informal caregiver ratings and agreement
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Palliat Support Care 8:313-24. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the symptom experience of patients with cancer, identify changes in symptoms over time, and explore the congruence of symptom reports between patients and their informal caregivers...
  31. doi request reprint A qualitative exploration of a respiratory distress symptom cluster in lung cancer: cough, breathlessness and fatigue
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, University Place, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Lung Cancer 71:94-102. 2011
    ..In-depth longitudinal exploration of lung cancer patients' symptom experiences is used to examine patient symptom experiences and distress across the disease trajectory of lung cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for cough in adults with respiratory and non-respiratory diseases: A systematic review of the literature
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, University Place, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Respir Med 104:934-44. 2010
    ..Many studies had conflicting results. It is imperative that the management of cough and its evidence base be improved, using higher quality research designs and with cough being the primary outcome of trials...
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine in cancer patients: a European survey
    A Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Ann Oncol 16:655-63. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in cancer patients across a number of European countries...
  34. doi request reprint Symptom experience in patients with primary brain tumours: a longitudinal exploratory study
    Alex Molassiotis
    University of Manchester, School of Nursing, University Place, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 14:410-6. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to further understand the symptom experience and the impact of symptoms in daily life in people treated for brain tumours...
  35. doi request reprint Symptom cluster patterns during the first year after diagnosis with cancer
    Alex Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:847-58. 2010
    ..Research about clusters of symptoms in oncology is an emerging field of study. However, there is still conceptual confusion about clusters of symptoms and little agreement across studies...
  36. doi request reprint The impact of chemotherapy-related nausea on patients' nutritional status, psychological distress and quality of life
    Carole Farrell
    Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Support Care Cancer 21:59-66. 2013
    ..While vomiting is well controlled with current antiemetics, nausea is a more difficult symptom to manage. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of nausea on nutritional status, quality of life and psychological distress...
  37. doi request reprint Is a nurse-led telephone intervention a viable alternative to nurse-led home care and standard care for patients receiving oral capecitabine? Results from a large prospective audit in patients with colorectal cancer
    Olive Craven
    Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 22:413-9. 2013
    ..Further research should also include a health economics study to assess the cost-effectiveness of the telephone-based services for patients receiving oral chemotherapy...
  38. pmc Developing longitudinal qualitative designs: lessons learned and recommendations for health services research
    Lynn Calman
    University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:14. 2013
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in patients with haematological malignancies in Europe
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:105-10. 2005
    ....
  40. doi request reprint A review of patient self-report tools for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
    Sarah G Brearley
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    Support Care Cancer 16:1213-29. 2008
    ..The aim was to undertake a review of their utility, content and psychometric properties...
  41. doi request reprint Nonpharmacological interventions for managing respiratory symptoms in lung cancer
    Janelle Yorke
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
    Chron Respir Dis 9:117-29. 2012
    ..Nonpharmacological interventions may well have an important role to play in the management of some of the respiratory symptoms (or combinations of respiratory symptoms), but more work of higher quality is necessary in the future...
  42. doi request reprint A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial of active manuka honey and standard oral care for radiation-induced oral mucositis
    Joy Bardy
    School of Nursing, Social Work and Midwifery, University of Manchester, Room 5 304 5th Floor, Jean McFarlane Building, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:221-6. 2012
    ..Compliance was a problem after the onset of mucositis, which may have affected the findings...
  43. ncbi request reprint 'Thinking outside the box': complementary and alternative therapies use in paediatric oncology patients
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:50-60. 2004
    ..The results indicate that CAM is frequently used by children and young people with cancer and that their use plays a substantial role in helping children through their conventional cancer treatment...
  44. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation training in managing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in Chinese breast cancer patients: a randomised controlled trial
    Alexander Molassiotis
    University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, A Floor, Medical School, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK
    Support Care Cancer 10:237-46. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Quality and safety issues of web-based information about herbal medicines in the treatment of cancer
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Complement Ther Med 12:217-27. 2004
    ..Results suggest that health professionals should talk about use of alternative therapies with their patients and help them find the best available information when using the internet...
  46. doi request reprint A systematic review of honey uses and its potential value within oncology care
    Joy Bardy
    School of Nursing, Social Work and Midwifery, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:2604-23. 2008
    ..To synthesise the evidence regarding honey's role in health care and to identify whether this evidence applies more specifically to cancer care...
  47. pmc The prince and the professor: With respect, Professor Baum, you've got it wrong
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing Midwifery and Health Visiting, University of Manchester, Manchester
    BMJ 329:858. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral medication in HIV-infected patients
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 13:301-10. 2002
    ..Continuous support of patients and individualized medication programmes that will help patients adjust their treatment to their lifestyle are recommended...
  49. ncbi request reprint Anorexia and weight loss in long-term survivors of haematological malignancies
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Clin Nurs 12:925-7. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint Mind the gap: research and practice in cancer care
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 7:69-70. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Older people with cancer: perceptions and feelings about information, decision-making and treatment--a pilot study
    Zoe Chouliara
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Cancer Care Research Centre, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:257-61. 2004
    ..Results of the pilot study with 6 patients are presented and discussed in the light of research and clinical implications...
  52. ncbi request reprint Supportive and palliative care for patients from ethnic minorities in Europe: do we suffer from institutional racism?
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:290-2. 2004
  53. ncbi request reprint Antiemetics in children receiving chemotherapy
    Fausto Roila
    Medical Oncology Division, Policlinico Hospital, 06122 Perugia, Italy
    Support Care Cancer 13:129-31. 2005
    ..No studies have specifically evaluated antiemetic drugs in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced delayed and anticipatory emesis in children...
  54. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (RINV): antiemetic guidelines
    Petra Ch Feyer
    Department of Radiotherapy, Nuclear Medicine, Vivantes Medical Center Berlin Neuk├Âlln, Rudower Str 48, 12351 Berlin, Germany
    Support Care Cancer 13:122-8. 2005
    ..They offer guidance to prescribing physicians for effective antiemetic therapies in RINV...
  55. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Chinese version of the Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV) among Chinese people living with HIV/AIDS in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 5 F, School of Public Health Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
    Qual Life Res 15:1079-89. 2006
    ..To evaluate the Chinese version of the 35-item Medical Outcomes Study HIV Health Survey (MOS-HIV) in Chinese people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Anticipatory nausea and vomiting
    Matti S Aapro
    IMO Clinique de Genolier, CH 1272 Genolier, Switzerland
    Support Care Cancer 13:117-21. 2005
    ..The evidence on which these conclusions are based is reviewed in this article...
  57. ncbi request reprint The peer review process in an academic journal
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:359-62. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Managing nausea and vomiting after cancer treatments: patients still suffer unnecessarily
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 9:4-5. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint The evil complementary and alternative medicine!...the debate continues!
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 9:112-4. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Supervising and supporting student nurses in clinical placements: the peer support initiative
    Liz Aston
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Nurse Educ Today 23:202-10. 2003
    ..The discussion highlights how this scheme could achieve its fullest potential and the problems experienced during the piloting of the programme...
  61. ncbi request reprint Dietary and fluid compliance in Chinese hemodialysis patients
    Shuk hang Lee
    Renal Unit, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:695-704. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint The importance of quality of life and patient choice in the treatment of breast cancer
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:S73-4. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Life after cancer: adaptation issues faced by Chinese gynaecological cancer survivors in Hong Kong
    Alexander Molassiotis
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Psychooncology 11:114-23. 2002
    ..Long-term psychosocial care may help these women to adapt better to the demands of the illness, especially sexual and psychosexual rehabilitation, as sexual problems were reported by all women in the study...
  64. ncbi request reprint The effect of progressive muscle relaxation training on anxiety and quality of life after stoma surgery in colorectal cancer patients
    Yuk Lung Cheung
    Department of Surgery, Tseung Kwan O Hospital, Hong Kong
    Psychooncology 12:254-66. 2003
    ..This may be a cost-effective intervention that needs minimal training and could easily be offered to those patients that they would like to use it as part of the specialist care provided to stoma patients...
  65. ncbi request reprint Nursing as the cornerstone of effective supportive care for patients with cancer
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 9:S1-2. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint The palliative care needs of ethnic minority patients: staff perspectives
    Fiona Diver
    School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Hayward House, City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Int J Palliat Nurs 9:343-51. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Quo vantis: cancer nursing in Europe
    Alexander Molassiotis
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 7:1-2. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint 'I have a dream...'.cancer nursing leadership
    Nora Kearney
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 7:227-8. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Nurses' knowledge of and compliance with universal precautions in an acute care hospital
    Regina Chan
    Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
    Int J Nurs Stud 39:157-63. 2002
    ..Nurse managers and occupational health nurses should take a leadership role to ensure safe practices are used in the care of patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based recommendations for the use of antiemetics in radiotherapy
    Ernesto Maranzano
    Radiation Oncology Centre, S Maria Hospital, Terni, Italy
    Radiother Oncol 76:227-33. 2005
    ..To report recommendations given in the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) International Consensus Conference regarding the use of antiemetics in radiotherapy...