Paula Mary Watson

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Although nausea and vomiting are among the most disruptive chemotherapy side effects, little is known about patients' expectations before therapy and their experience after chemotherapy. A stratified sample of 329 subjects on nine chemotherapy regimens were asked to list their expected symptoms and level of distress. The patients listed a total of 524(More)
BACKGROUND A growing body of evidence advocates a multidisciplinary, family-focused approach to childhood obesity management, but there is a need to explore familial factors associated with intervention success. AIM This study explored the relationship between adult BMI change and child BMI SDS change following completion of a community-based, lifestyle(More)
School entry provides an opportune moment for health professionals to intervene with children who are overweight, yet identification and management of childhood obesity presents challenges in practice. This multi-method qualitative study explored the experiences of 26 school health professionals in addressing childhood obesity at school entry. Methods(More)