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Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care (2019)
Journal Article
Lee, A., Khulusi, S., & Watson, R. (2019). Gastroesophageal cancer patients need earlier palliative intervention - Using data to inform appropriate care. European journal of oncology nursing, 40, 126-130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.04.004

Purpose To evaluate demographics of survival in patients with gastroesophageal cancer so that it informs nursing practice. Method Data on 2215 patients diagnosed with gastroesophageal cancer who presented to a specialist referral centre between the... Read More

Experiential learning of HIV self-test among student nurses: A qualitative study (2018)
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Chiou, P., Chien, C., Lee, A., Hayter, M., & Ko, N. (2019). Experiential learning of HIV self-test among student nurses: A qualitative study. Nurse education today, 79, 111-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.11.012

Background There is increasing demand for HIV self-tests, and nurses play an important role in counselling and assisting in the testing process. Traditional lecture-based nursing education has not typically focused on self-testing procedures, and th... Read More

Which interval is most crucial to presentation and survival in gastroesophageal cancer: a systematic review (2017)
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Lee, A., Khulusi, S., & Watson, R. (2017). Which interval is most crucial to presentation and survival in gastroesophageal cancer: a systematic review. Journal of advanced nursing, 73(10), 2270-2282. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13308

Aim: The aim of this study was to identify the most crucial interval to encourage earlier diagnosis in with gastroesophageal cancer and to identify potential factors effecting this interval. Background: Gastroesophageal malignancy is the eighth most... Read More

Modifiable and fixed factors predicting quality of life in people with colorectal cancer (2011)
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Gray, N. M., Hall, S. J., Browne, S., Macleod, U., Mitchell, E., Lee, A. J., …Campbell, N. C. (2011). Modifiable and fixed factors predicting quality of life in people with colorectal cancer. The British journal of cancer / Cancer Research Campaign, 104(11), 1697-1703. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.155

BACKGROUND: People with colorectal cancer have impaired quality of life (QoL). We investigated what factors were most highly associated with it. METHODS: Four hundred and ninety-six people with colorectal cancer completed questionnaires about QoL, fu... Read More

Factors contributing to the time taken to consult with symptoms of lung cancer: A cross-sectional study (2008)
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Smith, S. M., Campbell, N. C., MacLeod, U., Lee, A. J., Raja, A., Wyke, S., …Nicolson, M. C. (2009). Factors contributing to the time taken to consult with symptoms of lung cancer: A cross-sectional study. Thorax, 64(6), 523-531. doi:10.1136/thx.2008.096560

Objectives: To determine what factors are associated with the time people take to consult with symptoms of lung cancer, with a focus on those from rural and socially deprived areas. Methods: A cross-sectional quantitative interview survey was perform... Read More