Barry Fortner

Summary

Affiliation: Supportive Oncology Services
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Cancer Care Monitor items for physical symptoms and treatment side effects using expert oncology nurse evaluation
    Barry Fortner
    Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:207-14. 2006
  2. pmc Medical visits for chemotherapy and chemotherapy-induced neutropenia: a survey of the impact on patient time and activities
    Barry V Fortner
    The West Clinic, 100 N, Humphreys Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120, USA
    BMC Cancer 4:22. 2004
  3. pmc Experiencing neutropenia: quality of life interviews with adult cancer patients
    Barry V Fortner
    West Clinic, 100 Humphreys Blvd, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
    BMC Nurs 4:4. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of less frequent injections on patients, caregivers, and practices
    Barry Fortner
    Supportive Oncology Services, Accelerated Community Oncology, Research Network, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:33-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The Cancer Care Monitor: psychometric content evaluation and pilot testing of a computer administered system for symptom screening and quality of life in adult cancer patients
    Barry Fortner
    West Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee 38120, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:1077-92. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Baseline evaluation of the AIM Higher Initiative: establishing the mark from which to measure
    Gina D Johnson
    Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, TN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:729-34. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Patient and caregiver time burden associated with anaemia treatment in different patient populations
    Arthur C Houts
    Supportive Oncology Services and Accelerated Community Oncology, Memphis, TN 38138, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:1195-204. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective investigation of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia and quality of life
    Barry V Fortner
    Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:472-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia on quality of life: a prospective pilot investigation
    Barry V Fortner
    West Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Support Care Cancer 13:522-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Retrospective chart review of severe infusion reactions with rituximab, cetuximab, and bevacizumab in community oncology practices: assessment of clinical consequences
    Lee S Schwartzberg
    Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Memphis, TN 38138, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:393-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Cancer Care Monitor items for physical symptoms and treatment side effects using expert oncology nurse evaluation
    Barry Fortner
    Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:207-14. 2006
    ..Taken together, the results suggest that the CCM can provide an efficient method for collecting information about symptom presence and symptom burden at the point of care...
  2. pmc Medical visits for chemotherapy and chemotherapy-induced neutropenia: a survey of the impact on patient time and activities
    Barry V Fortner
    The West Clinic, 100 N, Humphreys Blvd, Memphis, TN 38120, USA
    BMC Cancer 4:22. 2004
    ..Colony-stimulating factors such as filgrastim and pegfilgrastim can reduce the incidence of neutropenia, but the clinic visits for these treatments can disrupt patients' routines and activities...
  3. pmc Experiencing neutropenia: quality of life interviews with adult cancer patients
    Barry V Fortner
    West Clinic, 100 Humphreys Blvd, Suite 100, Memphis, TN 38104, USA
    BMC Nurs 4:4. 2005
    ..This prospective study interviewed patients with grade 4 neutropenia to provide qualitative information on patients' experience of developing and coping with grade 4 neutropenia during a cycle of chemotherapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of less frequent injections on patients, caregivers, and practices
    Barry Fortner
    Supportive Oncology Services, Accelerated Community Oncology, Research Network, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:33-8. 2006
    ..Synchronizing treatments with ESPs and chemotherapy may increase patient convenience and improve practice efficiencies...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Cancer Care Monitor: psychometric content evaluation and pilot testing of a computer administered system for symptom screening and quality of life in adult cancer patients
    Barry Fortner
    West Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee 38120, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 26:1077-92. 2003
    ..Future studies should replicate and further evaluate the properties of the CCM, especially in relation to clinical utility...
  6. ncbi request reprint Baseline evaluation of the AIM Higher Initiative: establishing the mark from which to measure
    Gina D Johnson
    Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, TN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 34:729-34. 2007
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  7. ncbi request reprint Patient and caregiver time burden associated with anaemia treatment in different patient populations
    Arthur C Houts
    Supportive Oncology Services and Accelerated Community Oncology, Memphis, TN 38138, USA
    Support Care Cancer 14:1195-204. 2006
    ..Cancer patients treated with chemotherapy often develop anaemia. This cross-sectional analysis examined the effect of anaemia treatment on patient and caregiver time and activities...
  8. ncbi request reprint A prospective investigation of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia and quality of life
    Barry V Fortner
    Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, Tennessee 38138, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:472-8. 2006
    ..A causal relationship between neutropenia and worse symptoms and QOL remains difficult to establish due to the confounding of the effects of neutropenia with other adverse effects of chemotherapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia on quality of life: a prospective pilot investigation
    Barry V Fortner
    West Clinic, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Support Care Cancer 13:522-8. 2005
    ..In this exploratory, prospective study evaluated quality of life (QoL) changes in patients with diverse cancers during the first cycle of myelosuppressive chemotherapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Retrospective chart review of severe infusion reactions with rituximab, cetuximab, and bevacizumab in community oncology practices: assessment of clinical consequences
    Lee S Schwartzberg
    Accelerated Community Oncology Research Network, Memphis, TN 38138, USA
    Support Care Cancer 16:393-8. 2008
    ..This study represents one of the first attempts to describe the clinical consequences of severe infusion reactions associated with MoAb treatment...
  11. doi request reprint The AIM Higher Initiative: new procedures implemented for assessment, information, and management of chemotherapy toxicities in community oncology clinics
    Kelley Moore
    Supportive Oncology Services, Inc, Memphis, TN, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 12:229-38. 2008
    ..Nurses and practice administrators can use the quality improvement processes to generate changes in procedures and practices...
  12. ncbi request reprint If at first you don't succeed, don't quit, try again: The Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services demonstration project on quality of care--2005 and 2006
    Linda S Elting
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Biostatistics and Applied Mathematics, Section of Health Services Research, Houston 77030, USA
    J Support Oncol 4:147-51. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint The Zero Acceptance of Pain (ZAP) Quality Improvement Project: evaluation of pain severity, pain interference, global quality of life, and pain-related costs
    Barry V Fortner
    Psychology and Cancer Symptom Research, West Clinic, 100 N Humphreys Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38117, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:334-43. 2003
    ..In summary, the findings of this study support the idea that clinic-based efforts to improve the practice of pain management are effective in improving the lives of cancer patients who are experiencing pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Description and predictors of direct and indirect costs of pain reported by cancer patients
    Barry V Fortner
    West Cancer Clinic, Memphis, TN, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:9-18. 2003
    ..Higher pain intensity, greater pain interference, and presence of breakthrough pain predicted higher direct and indirect medical expenses. Younger age and lower income level also predicted higher direct medical expenses...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sleep and quality of life in breast cancer patients
    Barry V Fortner
    Psychology and Cancer Symptom Research, West Clinic, Memphis, TN 38124, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:471-80. 2002
    ..Breast cancer patients having significant sleep problems had greater deficits in many areas of health-related quality of life. The implications of the findings and study limitations are discussed...