Recent Submissions

  • A pan-Canadian web-based education program to support screening for distress: Evaluation of outcomes 

    McLeod, D. L., A. C. Morck, and J. A. Curran. 2013. "A pan-Canadian web-based education program to support screening for distress: Evaluation of outcomes." Palliative & supportive care: 1-9.
    Objective: Cancer-related distress has been endorsed as the sixth vital sign by many international cancer organizations, and some countries such as Canada have implemented national screening for distress programs. The ...
  • Screening for distress: Responding is a critical function for oncology nurses 

    Fitch, Margaret, I., Doris Howell, Deborah McLeod, and Esther Green. 2012. "Screening for distress: Responding is a critical function for oncology nurses." Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 22(1): 12-20.
    The practice of routine screening for distress in cancer populations has been gaining worldwide support over the past several years with the conceptualization of distress as the sixth vital sign. Across Canada, experience ...
  • Lived experiences of nurses as family caregivers in advanced cancer 

    Cicchelli, Lisa, and Deborah McLeod. 2012. "Lived experiences of nurses as family caregivers in advanced cancer." Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal 22(1): 53-56.
    Research regarding experiences of nurses caring for family members with a cancer diagnosis is limited. To address this gap, a hermeneutic phenomenology approach was used to explore lived experiences of five nurses caring ...