Definition and classification of cancer cachexia: an international consensus.
The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS): A Simple Method for the Assessment of Palliative Care Patients
- E. Bruera, N. Kuehn, M. J. Miller, P. Selmser, K. Macmillan
- MedicineJournal of Palliative Care
- 1 June 1991
It is concluded that this is a simple and useful method for the regular assessment of symptom distress in the palliative care setting.
Abbreviated course of radiation therapy in older patients with glioblastoma multiforme: a prospective randomized clinical trial.
In view of the similar KPS scores, decreased increment in corticosteroid requirement, and reduced treatment time, the abbreviated course of RT seems to be a reasonable treatment option for older patients with glioblastoma multiforme.
Critical issues on opioids in chronic non-cancer pain: An epidemiological study
Validity of the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire in the palliative care setting: a multi-centre Canadian study demonstrating the importance of the existential domain
- S. Robin Cohen, B. Mount, E. Bruera, Marcel Provost, Jocelyn Rowe, Kevin Tong
- Medicine, PsychologyPalliative Medicine
- 1 January 1997
A revised version of The McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire (MQOL) is compared to a single-item scale measuring overall quality of life (SIS), and the self-administered version of the Spitzer Quality of life Index (SA-QLI), to obtain evidence of validity.
Occurrence, causes, and outcome of delirium in patients with advanced cancer: a prospective study.
Delirium precipitated by opioids and other psychoactive medications and dehydration is frequently reversible with change of opioid or dose reduction, discontinuation of unnecessary psychoactive medication, or hydration, respectively, and patients with delirium had poorer survival rates than controls.
A Comparison of Burnout Frequency Among Oncology Physicians and Nurses Working on the Frontline and Usual Wards During the COVID-19 Epidemic in Wuhan, China
Integration of oncology and palliative care: a Lancet Oncology Commission.
NOPPAIN: A Nursing Assistant- Administered Pain Assessment Instrument for Use in Dementia
Results indicated the NAs were quite accurate in their ratings of the videos, providing excellent preliminary evidence on the use of the NOPPAIN for detecting pain in nursing home patients with dementia.