Jane L Wheeler

Summary

Affiliation: Zayed Military Hospital

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Key characteristics of palliative care studies reported in the specialized literature
    Jane L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:987-92. 2012
  2. pmc Phase 2 pilot study of Pathfinders: a psychosocial intervention for cancer patients
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:893-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Validation of the Patient Care Monitor (Version 2.0): a review of system assessment instrument for cancer patients
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:545-58. 2010
  4. pmc Correlates of quality of life-related outcomes in breast cancer patients participating in the Pathfinders pilot study
    SOPHIA K SMITH
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychooncology 20:559-64. 2011
  5. pmc Improving health care efficiency and quality using tablet personal computers to collect research-quality, patient-reported data
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3436, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1975-91. 2008
  6. pmc Dyspnea review for the palliative care professional: assessment, burdens, and etiologies
    Arif H Kamal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:1167-72. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The value of data collection within a palliative care program
    Arif H Kamal
    Duke Cancer Care Research Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 13:308-15. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Development of a health information technology-based data system in community-based hospice and palliative care
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S217-24. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Electronic patient-reported data capture as a foundation of rapid learning cancer care
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Health System, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Care 48:S32-8. 2010
  10. pmc Longitudinal patterns of chemotherapy use in metastatic colorectal cancer
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Cancer Center Biostatistics Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine and Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Oncol Pract 5:228-33. 2009

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Key characteristics of palliative care studies reported in the specialized literature
    Jane L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:987-92. 2012
    ..Although research activity in palliative care is rapidly increasing, the composition of published studies--in terms of significant research characteristics--has not yet been well described...
  2. pmc Phase 2 pilot study of Pathfinders: a psychosocial intervention for cancer patients
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:893-8. 2010
    ..This prospective, single-arm, phase 2 pilot study examined the acceptability and feasibility of Pathfinders for women with metastatic breast cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Validation of the Patient Care Monitor (Version 2.0): a review of system assessment instrument for cancer patients
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:545-58. 2010
    ..Although the PCM 1.0 is validated, the updated PCM 2.0 has not been validated nor tested in the academic setting...
  4. pmc Correlates of quality of life-related outcomes in breast cancer patients participating in the Pathfinders pilot study
    SOPHIA K SMITH
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychooncology 20:559-64. 2011
    ..This study explores the relationship between psychosocial resources invoked through the Pathfinders intervention and outcomes...
  5. pmc Improving health care efficiency and quality using tablet personal computers to collect research-quality, patient-reported data
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3436, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Health Serv Res 43:1975-91. 2008
    ..DATA/SETTING: Primary/Duke Breast Cancer Clinic...
  6. pmc Dyspnea review for the palliative care professional: assessment, burdens, and etiologies
    Arif H Kamal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:1167-72. 2011
    ..Its significance is amplified due to its impact on family and caregivers...
  7. doi request reprint The value of data collection within a palliative care program
    Arif H Kamal
    Duke Cancer Care Research Program, Duke Cancer Institute, Durham, NC, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 13:308-15. 2011
    ..Suggested steps in forming data-sharing collaborations and building data collection procedures are shared...
  8. doi request reprint Development of a health information technology-based data system in community-based hospice and palliative care
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:S217-24. 2011
    ..Few hospice and palliative care organizations use health information technology (HIT) for data collection and management; the feasibility and utility of a HIT-based approach in this multi-faceted, interdisciplinary context is unclear...
  9. doi request reprint Electronic patient-reported data capture as a foundation of rapid learning cancer care
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Health System, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Med Care 48:S32-8. 2010
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  10. pmc Longitudinal patterns of chemotherapy use in metastatic colorectal cancer
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Cancer Center Biostatistics Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine and Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Oncol Pract 5:228-33. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Collecting data on quality is feasible in community-based palliative care
    Arif H Kamal
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:663-7. 2011
    ..We developed and tested the feasibility of the Quality Data Collection Tool version 1.0 (QDACTv1.0) for use in community-based palliative care...
  12. pmc Dyspnea review for the palliative care professional: treatment goals and therapeutic options
    Arif H Kamal
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:106-14. 2012
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  13. pmc Effect of palliative oxygen versus room air in relief of breathlessness in patients with refractory dyspnoea: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Lancet 376:784-93. 2010
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of oxygen compared with room air delivered by nasal cannula for relief of breathlessness in this population of patients...
  14. pmc Management of gastrointestinal symptoms in advanced cancer patients: the rapid learning cancer clinic model
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 4:36-45. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment-related toxicity and supportive care in metastatic colorectal cancer
    S Yousuf Zafar
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Suite G05, Hock Plaza, DUMC Box 2732, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Support Oncol 8:15-20. 2010
    ..These data, obtained from a usual-practice setting, provide benchmarks to improve clinical practice...
  16. doi request reprint Management of dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Wien Med Wochenschr 159:583-90. 2009
    ..Topics include oxygen, opioids, psychotropic drugs, inhaled frusemide, Heliox28, nutrition, psychosocial support, and breathing techniques...
  17. doi request reprint Utility and use of palliative care screening tools in routine oncology practice
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke Cancer Care Research Program, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Cancer J 16:444-60. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint Research in end-of-life settings: an ethical inquiry
    Thomas W Leblanc
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 24:244-50. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Targeted investment improves access to hospice and palliative care
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Department of Medicine, Duke Cancer Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:629-39. 2013
    ..Availability of hospice and palliative care is increasing, despite lack of a clear national strategy for developing and evaluating their penetration into and impact on the target population...
  20. pmc Poor documentation prevents adequate assessment of quality metrics in colorectal cancer
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Medicine, Center for Clinical Health Policy Research and Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
    J Oncol Pract 5:167-74. 2009
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  21. pmc Developing the evidence base for palliative care: formation of the Palliative Care Research Cooperative and its first trial
    Thomas W Leblanc
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:137-43. 2010
    ..This article describes the rationale for convening the PCRC and highlights core principles for developing the evidence base in palliative medicine...
  22. doi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability to patients of a longitudinal system for evaluating cancer-related symptoms and quality of life: pilot study of an e/Tablet data-collection system in academic oncology
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3436, 1 Trent Drive, Durham, NC 27710 USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:1027-38. 2009
    ..E/Tablets offered a feasible and acceptable method for collecting longitudinal patient-reported symptom and QOL data within an academic, tertiary care, breast cancer clinic...
  23. doi request reprint Total dyspnoea
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2:110-3. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Detailing of gastrointestinal symptoms in cancer patients with advanced disease: new methodologies, new insights, and a proposed approach
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:41-9. 2009
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  25. doi request reprint Management of dyspnea within a rapid learning healthcare model
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 5:101-10. 2011
    ..This review places dyspnea management in palliative care within the new systems approach offered by rapid learning healthcare...
  26. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: reliability of compendia methods for off-label oncology indications
    Amy P Abernethy
    Duke University Medical Center and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:336-43. 2009
    ..The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services limit coverage of cancer drugs for off-label indications to indications listed in specified compendia...
  27. doi request reprint Quality management of potential chemotherapy-induced neutropenic complications: evaluation of practice in an academic medical center
    Amy P Abernethy
    Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Box 3436, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:735-44. 2009
    ..How frequently does care at our institution conform to established guidelines?..
  28. pmc A strategy to advance the evidence base in palliative medicine: formation of a palliative care research cooperative group
    Amy P Abernethy
    Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:1407-13. 2010
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  29. ncbi request reprint A health economic model of breakthrough pain
    Amy P Abernethy
    Center for Palliative Care, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC 3436, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:S129-40. 2008
    ..The paper then extends this model to the population level, providing a template for health economic analysis of alternate strategies for managing BTP, and delineating steps for accomplishing the analysis...
  30. ncbi request reprint When a chance to cut is not a chance to cure: a future for palliative surgery?
    Paul J Mosca
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3235-9. 2011
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