Marie A Bakitas
Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
- Patients' need for information about cancer therapyKaren A Skalla
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 31:313-9. 2004..To obtain detailed information about the preferences of patients with cancer and their need for information about side effects of cancer treatment to design an interactive multimedia educational program...
- Using quality improvement methodology to improve neuropathic pain screening and assessment in patients with cancerEllen M Lavoie Smith
Department Hematology Oncology, One Medical Center Drive, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
J Cancer Educ 24:135-40. 2009..Quality improvement methodology was used to improve neuropathic pain (NP) screening at a comprehensive cancer center...
- The project ENABLE II randomized controlled trial to improve palliative care for rural patients with advanced cancer: baseline findings, methodological challenges, and solutionsMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
Palliat Support Care 7:75-86. 2009..We describe the ENABLE II intervention, methods, and sample baseline characteristics to increase intervention and methodological transparency, and to describe our solutions to selected methodological issues...
- Effects of a palliative care intervention on clinical outcomes in patients with advanced cancer: the Project ENABLE II randomized controlled trialMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
JAMA 302:741-9. 2009..There are few randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of palliative care interventions to improve the care of patients with advanced cancer...
- Proxy perspectives regarding end-of-life care for persons with cancerMarie Bakitas
School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Cancer 112:1854-61. 2008..Family proxies have been proposed as valuable informants regarding the quality of end-of-life care. This article describes family proxy perspectives concerning care at the end of life in patients who died of advanced cancer...
- Background noise: the experience of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathyMarie A Bakitas
School of Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Nurs Res 56:323-31. 2007..However, little is known about the symptom experience and daily life effects of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)...
- Palliative care program effectiveness research: developing rigor in sampling design, conduct, and reportingMarie A Bakitas
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, and Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 31:270-84. 2006....
- Self-determination: analysis of the concept and implications for research in palliative careMarie A Bakitas
Darmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Section of Palliative Medicine, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
Can J Nurs Res 37:22-49. 2005..Based on a synthesis of the literature, a conceptual definition is proposed and ways of integrating the concept of self-determination into palliative care intervention research are identified...
- Project ENABLE: a palliative care demonstration project for advanced cancer patients in three settingsMarie Bakitas
Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Center for Psycho Oncology Research, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Palliat Med 7:363-72. 2004....
- Early Versus Delayed Initiation of Concurrent Palliative Oncology Care: Patient Outcomes in the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled TrialMarie A Bakitas
Marie A Bakitas, J Nicholas Dionne Odom, and Andres Azuero, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Marie A Bakitas, Jennifer Frost, and Konstantin H Dragnev, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Zhongze Li, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon Tor D Tosteson, Kathleen D Lyons, and Mark T Hegel, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Zhigang Li and Jay G Hull, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH and Tim A Ahles, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
J Clin Oncol 33:1438-45. 2015..We investigated the effect of early versus delayed PC on quality of life (QOL), symptom impact, mood, 1-year survival, and resource use...
- Family Caregiver Depressive Symptom and Grief Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled TrialJ Nicholas Dionne-Odom
School of Nursing, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 52:378-85. 2016..Little is known about whether early palliative care (EPC) support for family caregivers (CGs) impacts depressive symptoms and grief after care recipients die...
- Impact on caregiver burden of a patient-focused palliative care intervention for patients with advanced cancerRoss E O'Hara
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
Palliat Support Care 8:395-404. 2010....
- Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Palliative care (FACIT-Pal) scaleKathleen Doyle Lyons
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:23-32. 2009..40, P<0.001). The findings support the internal consistency reliability and validity of the FACIT-Pal as a measure of health-related quality of life for persons with advanced cancer...
- Quality of life of long-term survivors of breast cancer and lymphoma treated with standard-dose chemotherapy or local therapyTim A Ahles
Department of Psychiatry and Center for Psycho Oncology Research, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
J Clin Oncol 23:4399-405. 2005..This study compared the quality of life (QOL) of long-term survivors of breast cancer and lymphoma who had been treated with standard-dose systemic chemotherapy or local therapy only...
- Joint modeling quality of life and survival using a terminal decline model in palliative care studiesZhigang Li
Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Stat Med 32:1394-406. 2013..An explicit expression of quality-adjusted life years can also be derived from our approach. We present a detailed data analysis of our previously reported palliative care randomized clinical trial...
- Benefits of Early Versus Delayed Palliative Care to Informal Family Caregivers of Patients With Advanced Cancer: Outcomes From the ENABLE III Randomized Controlled TrialJ Nicholas Dionne-Odom
J Nicholas Dionne Odom, Andres Azuero, Imatullah Akyar, and Marie A Bakitas, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Kathleen D Lyons, Jay G Hull, Zhigang Li, and Mark T Hegel, Dartmouth College Tor Tosteson and Zhongze Li, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Hanover and Jennifer Frost and Konstantin H Dragnev, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
J Clin Oncol 33:1446-52. 2015..To determine the effect of early versus delayed initiation of a palliative care intervention for family caregivers (CGs) of patients with advanced cancer...