Affiliation: University of Nottingham
- Factors influencing the severity of radiation skin and oral mucosal reactions: development of a conceptual frameworkDavina Porock
MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 11:33-43. 2002..The inclusion of influencing factors in the assessment of people at risk for radiation skin and oral mucosa reactions has particular relevance for individualizing the prevention and management of radiation reactions...
- Hospice and nonhospice nursing home residentsDebra Parker-Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
J Palliat Med 6:69-75. 2003..To compare hospice residents in nursing homes with residents who are noted as end-stage, but not in hospice programs...
- Commentary on "a qualitative study of the characteristics and representation of fatigue in a French speaking population of cancer patients and health subjects"Davina Porock
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, UK
Eur J Oncol Nurs 10:80-1. 2006
- The MDS Mortality Risk Index: The evolution of a method for predicting 6-month mortality in nursing home residentsDavina Porock
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
BMC Res Notes 3:200. 2010..The aim of this paper is to report on the revision and simplification of the MDS Mortality Rating Index (MMRI) for use in clinical practice to predict the probability of death in six months for care home residents...
- Predicting death in the nursing home: development and validation of the 6-month Minimum Data Set mortality risk indexDavina Porock
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:491-8. 2005..The aim of our study was to develop and validate a predictive model of 6-month mortality risk using functional, emotional, cognitive, and disease variables found in the Minimum Data Set...
- Commentary on Schneider RA (2004). Assessing the fatigue severity scale for use among caregivers of chronic renal failure patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing 13, 219-225Davina Porock
School of Nursing, The University of Nottingham, UK
J Clin Nurs 14:1153-4. 2005
- Nutritional, functional, and emotional characteristics related to fatigue in patients during and after biochemotherapyDavina Porock
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, England
Oncol Nurs Forum 32:661-7. 2005..To test Winningham's psychobiologic entropy hypothesis in patients receiving biochemotherapy for melanoma...
- Care in specialist medical and mental health unit compared with standard care for older people with cognitive impairment admitted to general hospital: randomised controlled trial (NIHR TEAM trial)Sarah E Goldberg
Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
BMJ 347:f4132. 2013..To develop and evaluate a best practice model of general hospital acute medical care for older people with cognitive impairment...
- Professional tears: developing emotional intelligence around death and dying in emergency workCara Bailey
School of Nursing, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
J Clin Nurs 20:3364-72. 2011..This paper explores how emergency nurses manage the emotional impact of death and dying in emergency work and presents a model for developing expertise in end-of-life care delivery...
- Evaluating the impact of a cancer supportive care project in the community: patient and professional configurations of needKristian Pollock
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Health Soc Care Community 15:520-9. 2007....
- Evaluation of a Medical and Mental Health Unit compared with standard care for older people whose emergency admission to an acute general hospital is complicated by concurrent 'confusion': a controlled clinical trial. Acronym: TEAM: Trial of an Elderly AcRowan H Harwood
Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 1RD, UK
Trials 12:123. 2011..We hypothesise that patients managed on this ward will have better outcomes than those receiving standard care, and that such care will be cost-effective...
- Trajectories of end-of-life care in the emergency departmentCara Bailey
School of Nursing, Queens Medical Centre, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Ann Emerg Med 57:362-9. 2011..We explore end-of-life care in the ED and provide an understanding of how care is delivered to the dying, deceased and bereaved in the emergency setting...
- An evaluation of a DVD trigger based assessment of communication and care delivery skillsPaul Crawford
School of Nursing, The University of Nottingham, Derby Education Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby DE1 2QY, United Kingdom
Nurse Educ Today 29:456-63. 2009....
- Clinical competence assessment in nursing: a systematic review of the literatureRoger Watson
School of Nursing, Social Work Work and Applied Health Sciencs, University of Hull, Hull, UK
J Adv Nurs 39:421-31. 2002..The assessment of clinical competence has returned to centre stage of nurse education. However, there is little evidence to support the use of clinical competence and a wide variety of methods for its use...
- Use of technology as a support mechanism for caregivers of hospice patientsGeorge Demiris
School of Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, UK
J Palliat Care 21:303-9. 2005
- A profile of residents admitted to long-term care facilities for end-of-life careDavina Porock
Sinclair School of Nursing, School of Social Work, School of Medicine, Health Science Center, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:16-22. 2003..This study describes the prevalence, profile, and survivorship of residents admitted to LTC facilities, using the Minimum Data Set (MDS) designation of being at the EOL...
- End-of-life care in U.S. nursing homes: a review of the evidenceDebra Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 6:S21-30. 2005..was to systematically review the empiric evidence on end-of-life care in nursing homes in the United States The guiding research question for this review was what is the state of research evidence in end-of-life care in long-term care?..
- End-of-life care in U.S. nursing homes: a review of the evidenceDebra Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri Columbia, 719 Clark, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:147-55. 2004..was to systematically review the empiric evidence on end-of-life care in nursing homes in the United States The guiding research question for this review was what is the state of research evidence in end-of-life care in long-term care?..
- Role of the nurse in patient education and follow-up of people receiving oral chemotherapy treatment: an international surveySultan Kav
Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing, Baskent University, Baglica Kampusu, Eskisehir Yolu 20 Km, Baglica, Ankara, Turkey
Support Care Cancer 16:1075-83. 2008..The aim of this study was to explore the nursing role in education and follow-up of patients who were taking oral chemotherapy (CT) and to identify the worldwide gap in patient education about oral CT...
- Telehospice support for elder caregivers of hospice patients: two case studiesDebra R Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
J Palliat Med 9:264-7. 2006..The case studies have great implication for future research because they reveal many unexpected issues relevant for future large-scale interventions...
- Patient and family involvement in hospice interdisciplinary teamsDebra Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
J Palliat Care 21:270-6. 2005..Better communication was recognized as a potential benefit. The patient's frailty and the burdens of caregiving for the family were noted challenges to participation. Video-mediated communication is offered as a potential solution...
- The usability of videophones for seniors and hospice providers: a brief report of two studiesDebra R Parker Oliver
School of Social Work, University of Missouri, 7 9 Clark Hall, Columbia, MO, USA
Comput Biol Med 35:782-90. 2005..The results indicate that videophones are a promising intervention with identifiable limitations...
- Dyspnea management in lung cancer: applying the evidence from chronic obstructive pulmonary diseasePeeranuch Jantarakupt
McCormick Faculty of Nursing, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Oncol Nurs Forum 32:785-97. 2005....
- A survey of pediatric oncology nurses' perceptions of parent educational needsKatherine Patterson Kelly
Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 22:58-66. 2005..These findings can be used to inform educational programs and materials development for parents of children with cancer...
- The relationship between factors that impair wound healing and the severity of acute radiation skin and mucosal toxicities in head and neck cancerDavina Porock
MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri at Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
Cancer Nurs 27:71-8. 2004..To determine which wound-healing factors impact on the severity of radiation skin and oral mucosal reactions in head and neck cancer and to test modifications to the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) acute toxicity scoring system...