Kristine Nelson

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The business of palliative medicine--Part 3: The development of a palliative medicine program in an academic medical center
    Kristine A Nelson
    Cancer Treatment Research Foundation, Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:345-52. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer and chemotherapy-related upper gastrointestinal symptoms: the role of abnormal gastric motor function and its evaluation in cancer patients
    Kristine Nelson
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:455-61. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Established and potential therapeutic applications of cannabinoids in oncology
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation M 76, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:137-43. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Communication of a cancer diagnosis: patients' perceptions of when they were first told they had cancer
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:52-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome: a survey of the Prognostic Inflammatory and Nutritional Index (PINI) in advanced disease
    Kristine A Nelson
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine and The Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:424-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of low-dose megestrol acetate using twice-daily dosing for anorexia in nonhormonally dependent cancer
    Kristine A Nelson
    Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:206-10. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system dysfunction in advanced cancer
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, M76, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:523-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal symptoms among inpatients with advanced cancer
    Seref Komurcu
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:351-5. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and side effects of continuous infusion intravenous morphine (CIVM) for pain and symptoms due to advanced cancer
    Paul Glare
    Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:343-50. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and prognosis in advanced cancer
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue M 76, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:385-8. 2002

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint The business of palliative medicine--Part 3: The development of a palliative medicine program in an academic medical center
    Kristine A Nelson
    Cancer Treatment Research Foundation, Arlington Heights, Illinois, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:345-52. 2003
    ..In this article, we describe the structure and development of the program and suggest future avenues for growth...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cancer and chemotherapy-related upper gastrointestinal symptoms: the role of abnormal gastric motor function and its evaluation in cancer patients
    Kristine Nelson
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:455-61. 2002
    ..Because of the limitations of existing methods, new technology is frequently being evaluated. Radionuclide measurement is the current method of choice...
  3. ncbi request reprint Established and potential therapeutic applications of cannabinoids in oncology
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation M 76, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:137-43. 2003
    ..The use of cannabinoids should be continued in the areas indicated, and further studies are needed to evaluate other potential uses in clinical oncology...
  4. ncbi request reprint Communication of a cancer diagnosis: patients' perceptions of when they were first told they had cancer
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:52-6. 2003
    ..A minority of women were significantly more unhappy than men about the manner in which they were told. Sophisticated techniques are available to help physicians impart bad news effectively and humanely...
  5. ncbi request reprint The cancer anorexia-cachexia syndrome: a survey of the Prognostic Inflammatory and Nutritional Index (PINI) in advanced disease
    Kristine A Nelson
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine and The Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:424-8. 2002
    ..There was no significant association between the PINI and corticosteroid use, weight loss over time, age, or sex. These data indicate that the PINI is highly abnormal in our population. The CRP may be the most important value...
  6. ncbi request reprint A phase II study of low-dose megestrol acetate using twice-daily dosing for anorexia in nonhormonally dependent cancer
    Kristine A Nelson
    Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:206-10. 2002
    ..If this is not effective, considerable dose escalation is possible...
  7. ncbi request reprint Autonomic nervous system dysfunction in advanced cancer
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, M76, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:523-8. 2002
    ..These tests may help define the lesion better than these simple bedside tests. Further research with sophisticated ANS testing is needed to clearly define this paraneoplastic syndrome...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal symptoms among inpatients with advanced cancer
    Seref Komurcu
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:351-5. 2002
    ..Findings support that gastrointestinal symptoms are very common in hospitalized patients with advanced cancer and that the frequency and type of symptoms differ with gender and gastrointestinal vs. nongastrointestinal primary site...
  9. ncbi request reprint The efficacy and side effects of continuous infusion intravenous morphine (CIVM) for pain and symptoms due to advanced cancer
    Paul Glare
    Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:343-50. 2002
    ..Safety was suggested by the low incidence of dose-limiting side effects, most of which responded to dose reduction. Particularly noteworthy was the flexibility of CIVM with dose reduction in 20 percent...
  10. ncbi request reprint Symptoms and prognosis in advanced cancer
    Declan Walsh
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue M 76, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:385-8. 2002
    ..The effects of dysphagia, early satiety and gender were equal and nearly of similar magnitude to performance status. Symptom and gender analysis should be included in all cancer treatment and symptom control studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of a palliative medicine consultation service in medical oncology
    Jade Homsi
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, M76, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 10:337-42. 2002
    ..3) Multiple interventions were suggested even at the initial consultation. (4) Important issues such as DNR (do not resuscitate) status, support system, treatment goals, and eligibility for hospice care had often not been addressed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Symptom evaluation in palliative medicine: patient report vs systematic assessment
    Jade Homsi
    The Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:444-53. 2006
    ..This study examined symptoms reported by patients after open-ended questioning vs those systematically assessed using a 48-question survey...

Research Grants1

  1. Music Therapy for Cancer Patients at the End of Life
    Kristine Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2004
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