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Nurses’ experiences of undertaking fertility-related discussions with Teenagers and Young Adults with cancer: an interpretive phenomenological analysis
Aims: To explore and interpret nurses’ experiences, feelings and associated meanings attached to undertaking fertility-related discussions with teenagers and young adults with cancer. To advance an understanding of factors ...
Effect of Opioids and Benzodiazepines on Clinical Outcomes in Patients Receiving Palliative Care: An Exploratory Analysis
Background: Medications for symptom management in palliative care have associated, but poorly understood, harms. Drug-related harms have important clinical implications,may impact on patients’ compliance and contribute to ...
O-3 Opioids, benzodiazepines, anti-cholinergic load and clinical outcomes in patients with advanced cancer
(BMJ Publishing, 2017-03-01)
Background Medications used to manage symptoms in patients with cancer have associated, but poorly understood, harms. The aim of this study was to explore the temporal relationship between oral morphine equivalent daily ...
Factors associated with stage at diagnosis in patients with head and neck cancer
Studies have shown that diagnosis of head and neck cancer (HNC) at an advanced stage reduces the survival time compared to those diagnosed with limited disease but few have investigated the relationship of characteristics ...
Head and Neck Cancers: Time intervals from first symptom recognition to diagnosis and the relationship with stage at diagnosis
(The Allam Lecture 2017 Cardiac imaging: The next decade, 2017-04-28)
The aim of the study was to improve understanding of the intervals from first symptom recognition to diagnosis for head and Neck Cancers (HNCs) and explore their relationship with stage at diagnosis
Does socio-demographic profile influence awareness of potential symptoms for lung or head and neck cancers in adults over 50?
In terms of morbidity and mortality, cancer remains a significant health problem in the United Kingdom, which has led to significant interest in both patients and professionals recognising cancer symptoms. Some studies ...