A Wilcock

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nottingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Palliative Chemotherapy: A Randomized Phase II Study
    Matthew Maddocks
    Kings College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom Department of Palliative Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e86059. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The prevalence of nocturnal hypoxemia in advanced cancer
    Andrew Wilcock
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Cancer Care Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:351-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Randomised, placebo controlled trial of nebulised furosemide for breathlessness in patients with cancer
    A Wilcock
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham, UK
    Thorax 63:872-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Drugs given by a syringe driver: a prospective multicentre survey of palliative care services in the UK
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Palliat Med 20:661-4. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Prolonged QT interval and methadone: implications for palliative care
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham and Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:252-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Anorexia: a taste of things to come?
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham, Hayward House Macmillan Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Palliat Med 20:43-5. 2006
  7. pmc Potential for drug interactions involving cytochrome P450 in patients attending palliative day care centres: a multicentre audit
    A Wilcock
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Cancer Care Unit, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:326-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Does aromatherapy massage benefit patients with cancer attending a specialist palliative care day centre?
    Andrew Wilcock
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Palliat Med 18:287-90. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Is exercise an acceptable and practical therapy for people with or cured of cancer? A systematic review
    Matthew Maddocks
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cancer Treat Rev 35:383-90. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity of three accelerometers during treadmill walking and motor vehicle travel
    Matthew Maddocks
    Division of Physiotherapy Education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:606-8. 2010

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Publications26

  1. pmc Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation of the Quadriceps in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Palliative Chemotherapy: A Randomized Phase II Study
    Matthew Maddocks
    Kings College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, London, United Kingdom Department of Palliative Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals National Health Service Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e86059. 2013
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine the acceptability of NMES of the quadriceps to patients with NSCLC used alongside palliative chemotherapy. Secondary aims explored aspects of safety and efficacy of NMES in this setting...
  2. doi request reprint The prevalence of nocturnal hypoxemia in advanced cancer
    Andrew Wilcock
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Cancer Care Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:351-7. 2008
    ..02), compared to those without nocturnal hypoxemia. Both groups exhibited abnormal levels of daytime sleepiness. Nocturnal hypoxemia is common in this group of patients and may contribute to mental fatigue (difficulty concentrating)...
  3. doi request reprint Randomised, placebo controlled trial of nebulised furosemide for breathlessness in patients with cancer
    A Wilcock
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham, UK
    Thorax 63:872-5. 2008
    ..Breathlessness is a common and difficult symptom to treat in patients with cancer. Case reports suggest that nebulised furosemide can relieve breathlessness in such patients but few data are available...
  4. ncbi request reprint Drugs given by a syringe driver: a prospective multicentre survey of palliative care services in the UK
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    Palliat Med 20:661-4. 2006
    ..Only one combination was reported as visually incompatible, and there were 13 site reactions (4% of total). Laboratory physical and chemical compatibility data are available for less than half of the most frequently used combinations...
  5. doi request reprint Prolonged QT interval and methadone: implications for palliative care
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham and Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:252-7. 2009
    ..To examine the recent literature with regards to methadone, prolongation of the QT interval, torsade de pointes and the implications for palliative care clinicians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Anorexia: a taste of things to come?
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham, Hayward House Macmillan Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    Palliat Med 20:43-5. 2006
    ..This journal club provides an outline of the pathophysiology of anorexia and highlights a paper that may provide an exciting glimpse of the future...
  7. pmc Potential for drug interactions involving cytochrome P450 in patients attending palliative day care centres: a multicentre audit
    A Wilcock
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Cancer Care Unit, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham, UK
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 60:326-9. 2005
    ..To determine the potential for drug interactions involving cytochrome P450 (CYP) in patients receiving palliative day care...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does aromatherapy massage benefit patients with cancer attending a specialist palliative care day centre?
    Andrew Wilcock
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Palliat Med 18:287-90. 2004
    ..g., the recruitment and retention of appropriate numbers of patients and the outcome measures used...
  9. doi request reprint Is exercise an acceptable and practical therapy for people with or cured of cancer? A systematic review
    Matthew Maddocks
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Cancer Treat Rev 35:383-90. 2009
    ..A greater understanding of the reasons for this is required. We have systematically reviewed the use of exercise in this group, identifying rates of uptake, adherence and completion along with factors influencing acceptability...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity of three accelerometers during treadmill walking and motor vehicle travel
    Matthew Maddocks
    Division of Physiotherapy Education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:606-8. 2010
    ..To determine the relative accuracy during treadmill walking and motor vehicle travel of the ActivPAL, PALlite and Digi-Walker accelerometers...
  11. doi request reprint Development and testing of a cancer appetite and symptom questionnaire
    V Halliday
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 25:217-24. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to build on the CNAQ to develop a cancer appetite and symptom questionnaire (CASQ) for predicting weight loss in patients with cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prolongation of the QT interval in palliative care patients
    Georgina Walker
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:855-9. 2003
    ..Although prolonged QTc is relatively common in patients referred to a specialist palliative care service, severely prolonged QT is rare...
  13. doi request reprint Management of venous thromboembolism in patients with advanced cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Simon I R Noble
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:577-84. 2008
    ..Ultimately, the decision to initiate, continue, and stop anticoagulation will need to be made on an individual basis, guided by the available evidence, the patient's circumstances, and their informed preferences...
  14. ncbi request reprint The acceptability of different routes of administration of analgesia for breakthrough pain
    G Walker
    Palliative Care Cancer Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
    Palliat Med 17:219-21. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Pilot study of nasal morphine-chitosan for the relief of breakthrough pain in patients with cancer
    Hilary Pavis
    Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Unit, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:598-602. 2002
    ..The formulation was acceptable to patients, generally well tolerated, and had an onset of pain relief 5 minutes after dosing. This formulation warrants further study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of upper limb exercise to assess breathlessness in patients with cancer: tolerability, repeatability, and sensitivity
    Andrew Wilcock
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Hayward House Macmillan Specialist Palliative Care Cancer Unit, University of Nottingham, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:559-64. 2005
    ..The two-arm test offers a potential means of assessing the effects of an intervention on breathlessness and E in patients for whom a cycle or treadmill exercise test is unsuitable...
  17. doi request reprint Randomized controlled pilot study of neuromuscular electrical stimulation of the quadriceps in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Matthew Maddocks
    Department of Palliative Medicine, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:950-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, NMES warrants further study in patients with lung cancer...
  18. ncbi request reprint Re: The effect of a physical exercise program in palliative care: a phase II study
    Matthew Maddocks
    J Pain Symptom Manage 32:513-5; author reply 515-6. 2006
  19. pmc NICE guidance for screening for malnutrition: implications for lung cancer services
    Alpna Chauhan
    Thorax 62:835. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Benchmarking the use of opioids in the last days of life
    Andrew Wilcock
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:1-3. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Symptom management in palliative care: optimizing drug treatment
    Andrew Wilcock
    University of Nottingham
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 67:400-3. 2006
    ..This article provides an approach to symptom management and highlights how good prescribing is one of the essential skills required for the provision of optimal holistic palliative care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES): a reactive palliative therapy, a proactive supportive therapy or both?
    Matthew Maddocks
    Support Care Cancer 15:111; author reply 113. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint Measuring inspiratory muscle weakness in patients with cancer and breathlessness
    Luke S B Feathers
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:305-6. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Descriptors of breathlessness in patients with cancer and other cardiorespiratory diseases
    Andrew Wilcock
    Department of Palliative Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:182-9. 2002
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