Catherine Paterson

Catherine Paterson
University of Canberra · Department of Nursing and Midwifery

PhD, MSc (Distinction), BA (Distinction), RAN, Masters level Non-Medical Prescribing (Distinction) Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) PgCert LTA (Distinction)

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Introduction
Catherine Paterson is a Professor in Nursing holding a conjoint appointment at the University of Canberra and ACT Health. Professor Paterson provides senior research leadership for UC PACES Research Group. Professor Paterson RN, PhD, FHEA (Graduated with the Highest Distinctions: BA, MSc, PG Cert. LTA, non-medical prescribing) provides clinical and research expertise in cancer care.
Additional affiliations
June 2011 - August 2017
University of Dundee
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  • Medical Professional

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Publications (107)
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Background: Cancer survivors account for 15-20% of all Intensive Care Unit (ICU) admissions. In general ICU populations, patients are known to experience reduced Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL). However, little is known about HRQoL impacts among cancer survivors following a critical illness in ICU. Objective: The aim of this study was to c...
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Purpose: To critically appraise studies to identify experiences of unmet supportive care needs of individuals affected by testicular cancer. Methods: A registered priori systematic review was conducted in accordance with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. CINAHL, PsycINFO and MEDLINE were search...
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Simple Summary Prostate cancer treatments, including androgen deprivation therapy, can lead to a range of undesirable physical and psychological alterations for men. Participating in regular exercise has been shown to reduce the severity of these changes, providing an opportunity to improve the lives of these patients. There are a range of exercise...
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Aim To investigate the association of unfinished nursing care on nurse outcomes. Design Systematic review in line with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guideline. Data sources CINAHL, the Cochrane Library, Embase, Medline, ProQuest and Scopus databases were searched up until April 2020. Review Methods Two independent reviewers c...
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Simple Summary: Prostate cancer treatments, including androgen deprivation therapy, can lead to a range of undesirable physical and psychological alterations for men. Participating in regular exercise has been shown to reduce the severity of these changes, providing an opportunity to improve the lives of these patients. There are a range of exercis...
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Objective To identify the relationship between integrative oncology (IO) services on patients’ physical and psychosocial outcomes and to explore the experiences of IO among patients, carers and healthcare professionals. Data sources This integrative review was reported according to PRISMA guidelines. A search architecture was developed using key w...
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Objective: To identify the relationship between integrative oncology (IO) services on patients’ physical and psychosocial outcomes and to explore the experiences of IO among patients, carers and healthcare professionals. Data sources: This integrative review was reported according to PRISMA guidelines. A search architecture was developed using key...
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Aims and Objectives: To explore organisation wide experiences of person-centred care and risk assessment practices using existing healthcare organisation documentation. Background: There is increasing emphasis on multidimensional risk assessments during hospital admission. However, little is known about how nurses use multidimensional assessment...
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Aims and objectives: To evaluate acceptability, efficiency, and quality of a new digital care management system in a residential aged care home (RACH). Background: Improving care quality and efficiency in RACH, while simultaneously upgrading data management, is a priority for communities and governments. Design: Participatory action research w...
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Objective: The efficacy of prehabilitation or rehabilitation interventions on radical cystectomy (RC) patient reported outcomes (PROs), and patient centered outcome has not yet been thoroughly explored in prior reviews, therefore the aim of this review is to evaluate the efficacy of a single or multi-modal prehabilitation or/and postoperative reha...
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Context There is uncertainty regarding the most appropriate criteria for recruitment, monitoring, and reclassification in active surveillance (AS) protocols for localised prostate cancer (PCa). Objective To perform a qualitative systematic review (SR) to issue recommendations regarding inclusion of intermediate-risk disease, biopsy characteristics...
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Purpose To synthesize existing evidence on the unmet supportive care needs of people affected by kidney cancer, across the cancer care continuum.MethodsA systematic review was conducted according to the PRISMA Statement Guidelines. Electronic databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, and PsychINFO) were searched using key search terms. Articles were assessed acc...
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Objective This systematic review set out to identify the unique perceptions and experiences of care delivery among faith community nurses (FCNs). Data Sources This review was conducted and has been reported using the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. The search was conducted using the following...
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Objectives The cognitive state of the dying in the last days of life may deteriorate, resulting in a reduced ability to communicate their care needs. Distressing symptoms, physical and existential, may go unrecognized and untreated. The objectives of this integrative review were to systematically interrogate the literature to determine the changing...
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Purpose: Multidisciplinary team (MDT) meetings are mainstay clinical management globally. Clinical guidelines state that patients should be considered for MDT review, but evidence has identified that within the specialty of uro-oncology not all patients are reviewed by an MDT. This systematic review aimed to understand the impact of uro-oncology M...
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Objective The ‘One Stop Prostate Clinic’ (OSPC) was a same-day prostate cancer assessment and/or diagnostic clinic. Preferences and experiences of men who received initial telephone notification of their prostate biopsy results (cancer or benign) by the OSPC Clinical Nurse (CN) are reported. Methods Prospective mixed methods study using survey ins...
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Aim To explore how parents of children with long‐term conditions experience partnership in paediatric and neonatal nursing care and to identify existing partnership barriers and facilitators. Background Parent–nurse partnership is fundamental to paediatric and neonatal nursing. Partnership is characterised by five attributes: parental participatio...
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PurposeTo systematically evaluate evidence regarding the unmet supportive care needs of men and women affected by chemotherapy-induced alopecia (CIA) to inform clinical practice guidelines.Methods We performed a review of CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, Scopus, the Cochrane Library (CCRT and CDSR) controlled trial databases and clinicaltrials.gov from...
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Background The prevalence of exercise as an adjunct therapy to cancer treatments including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery is growing rapidly and has been shown to improve health outcomes, treatment completion rates, and quality of life in people affected by cancer. Given the complexity of delivering cancer services during coronavirus...
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Objective This literature review aims to explore the role of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic across the interdisciplinary cancer care team. Data Sources Electronic databases including CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, Scopus, and gray literature were searched using Google Scholar up until September 2020. Conclusion Although the safe and effecti...
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Background Engagement in regular physical activity is recommended for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer due to aggressive treatment approaches, an increased risk of disease recurrence and low survival rates. Objectives To synthesize the current available evidence identifying barriers and enablers to participation in physical activity among women...
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Background: Muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) is commonly treated with radical cystectomy. Patients who require radical cystectomy are often frail, unwell, have multiple comorbidities, and can experience unmet supportive care needs. Due to these complexities, patients requiring radical cystectomy are often considered high risk for anesthetics,...
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Objective: This review sought to synthesize evidence examining the effect of exercise on prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Data sources: A systematic literature search was conducted in electronic databases (CINAHL, MEDLINE, APA PsychINFO, Scopus, SPORTDiscus, and Cochrane Library) from their inception to Mar...
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Nurses and midwives of Australia now is the time for change! As powerfully placed, Indigenous and non-Indigenous nursing and midwifery professionals, together we can ensure an effective and robust Indigenous curriculum in our nursing and midwifery schools of education. Today, Australia finds itself in a shifting tide of social change, where the voi...
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Purpose To systematically evaluate evidence regarding the unmet supportive care needs of men affected by penile cancer and their partners to create a holistic model of care and inform clinical practice guidelines. Methods We searched CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, Embase, and the Cochrane Library (CCRT and CDSR) controlled trials databases and clinic...
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Objective Prostate cancer continues to be one of the highest-incident cancers among men. Reducing serum testosterone with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a common effective treatment. While well-demonstrated for cancer suppression, there are numerous adverse effects caused by ADT that can contribute to short- and long-term prognosis. Increase...
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Objectives To explore the four Rs of radiobiology (Repair, Reoxygenation, Reassortment, and Repopulation) as a means to understand the effects of ionising radiation on biological tissue and subsequently as the basis for conventional fractionated treatment schedules. These radiobiological principles will form a rationale for combined regimens in pro...
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Objective To evaluate the incidence of inconclusive bone scans and down-stream imaging and clinical follow-up generated, including subsequent treatment outcomes in men affected by inconclusive bone scans with intermediate- and high-risk prostate cancer. Data Sources Retrospective study of clinical data for a Scottish population of men diagnosed wi...
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Background -Active surveillance (AS) is a strategy employed as an alternative to immediate standard active treatments for patients with low-risk localised prostate cancer (PCa). Active treatments such as radical prostatectomy and radiotherapy are associated with significant adverse effects which impair quality of life. The majority of patients with...
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Objective: The number of men affected by incurable prostate cancer is expected to increase worldwide. Research is needed to enable men to share their experiences of unmet supportive care needs in current care delivery. We aimed to identify the most frequently reported domains of unmet supportive care needs, levels of anxiety, depression, distress,...
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Background Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer globally. Cancer prehabilitation is defined as a process on the continuum of care that occurs between the time of a cancer diagnosis and the beginning of acute treatment. This article will discuss the importance of prostate cancer prehabilitation interventions in optimising phy...
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Objectives To provide a critical reflection of COVID-19 in the context of oncology nursing and provide recommendations for caring for people affected by cancer during this pandemic. Data sources Electronic databases including CINAHL, MEDLINE, PsychINFO, Scopus, professional websites, and grey literature were searched using Google scholar. Conclus...
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Aim : To determine evidence for the effects of care rationing on nurse related outcomes Systematic literature review: Procedures and agreements Objective We will conduct a systematic review to 1) Identify studies which connect care rationing with nurse related outcomes in acute-and institutional long-term nursing care settings 2) Determine evidence...
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Editor's note: This is a summary of a nursing care-related systematic review from the Cochrane Library. For more information, see https://nursing.cochrane.org.
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Background: There is uncertainty in deferred active treatment (DAT) programmes, regarding patient selection, follow-up and monitoring, reclassification, and which outcome measures should be prioritised. Objective: To develop consensus statements for all domains of DAT. Design, setting, and participants: A protocol-driven, three phase study was...
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Objective: Feedback is a fundamental factor within the learning process for students. However, it is widely known that students generally report that feedback is done sub-optimally in higher education. Therefore, this systematic review aims to identify students' needs and preferences for academic feedback in higher education. Design, data sources,...
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Self-management of long-term urinary catheters can be challenging for patients, and recurrent catheter blockages may cause concern among patients, carers and healthcare professionals. Catheter blockages are a significant challenge for nurses practising in community settings, because frequent and unplanned catheter changes can be costly to healthcar...
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Purpose To assess the ‘real-time’ self-management strategies employed by prostate cancer survivors to inform personalised supportive care interventions in the future. Method A purposive sampling framework was used to recruit men with different stages of cancer and treatment to an ecological momentary assessment (capturing experiences in real time)...
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Background Within the cluster of self-report methodologies, ecological momentary assessment (EMA) is a method used in health services research whereby a participant repeatedly reports on affect, behaviours, symptoms and cognitions as they occur in real time in the participants natural environment. However, little is known about the impact of partic...
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Deferred active treatment (DAT) strategies, including active surveillance and active monitoring, are a recognised management option for men with localised low-risk prostate cancer. However, because of heterogeneity in the literature, there are uncertainties regarding the optimum criteria for patient selection, and the optimum constitution and sched...
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Purpose: Men with metastatic prostate cancer experience high levels of unmet supportive care needs in current healthcare delivery. We set out to determine the effectiveness of a multimodality supportive care (ThriverCare) intervention on the prevalence of unmet supportive care needs for men and their partner/caregivers. Methods: A prospective para...
Research Proposal
Full systematic review proposal available from: PROSPERO (2018) CRD42018102376 http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018102376
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What are the unmet supportive care needs of men and their partner/caregivers living with and beyond penile cancer? A systematic review. PROSPERO 2018 CRD42018102376 Available from: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/display_record.php?ID=CRD42018102376 Review question 1. What are the different domains of unmet supportive care needs of men and their...
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Close monitoring of chemotherapy toxicity can be instrumental in ensuring prompt symptom management and quality care. Our aim was to develop a brief clinical tool to enable daily assessment of chemotherapy toxicity and investigate/establish its content validity, feasibility/applicability, internal consistency and stability. Development of the Daily...
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Background: Little is known about the unmet supportive care needs of patients affected by muscle invasive bladder cancer (MIBC). We set out to determine the different domains of unmet supportive care needs for patients affected by MIBC. Literature Search: A systematic review was conducted according to the PRISMA Statement Guidelines. A sensitive s...
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Objective: To determine the safety and diagnostic accuracy of renal tumour biopsies in a defined population of small renal masses only <4cm using 3x2 table, intention to diagnose approach. 3x2 table approach examines indeterminate results as a separate category rather than pushing these through traditional 2x2 table (four-cell matrix) approach. M...
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Background: An important question revolves around when the most opportune time is to introduce recovery-optimizing behaviors for men opting for radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer (PCa). An emerging field of research describes the role of preoperative strategies to improve treatment tolerance and overall physical and psycholog...
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Rationale and objectives: Prediction of growth, in particular knowing the possibility of aggressive cancer in small renal masses on active surveillance, remains poorly understood. The study was designed to determine whether serial nephrometry score measurements could predict possibility of aggressive malignancy (grade of cancer) in patients with s...
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Background: An important question revolves around when the most opportune time is to introduce recovery-optimizing behaviors for men opting for radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer (PCa). An emerging field of research describes the role of pre-operative strategies to improve treatment tolerance, and overall physical and psycholo...
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Purpose/Objectives: To explore the experiences of patients with metastatic prostate cancer and their partners/caregivers, as well as an interprofessional team, with a nurse-led multimodality supportive care intervention. Research Approach: Qualitative study. Setting: National Health Service (NHS), Tayside, Scotland. Participants: 19 patients, 7 par...
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Background: Men affected by prostate cancer who are undergoing hormone therapy can endure a range of symptoms that can adversely affect quality of life. Little research has been conducted to date, to understand the specific unmet supportive care needs of this patient group within the context of current service delivery. Objective: The aim of thi...
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Background Long-term complications of diabetes include cardiovascular disease, retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy. Diabetic patients with prostate cancer could be at a high risk of radiation-induced acute proctitis following radical radiotherapy. Our aims were to analyse the incidence, severity, and duration of radiation proctitis in diabetic...
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Objective: To determine outcomes of small renal masses (?4?cm) on active surveillance and explore factors which can influence their growth. Patients and methods: Two hundred twenty six patients between January 2007 and December 2014 were analysed using cross-linked methodology of healthcare data and independent review. Cancer specific and non-sp...
Conference Paper
We are at a crucial point for cancer care. Half of the people born since 1960 will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and every two minutes someone in England will be told they have cancer. In addition, improving survival rates mean that people are now living longer with cancer, often with multi-morbidities. Against this backdrop, the role...
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Background: Video-recording of emerging minimally invasive surgical procedures is likely to become an integral component of patient record-keeping in the future for prostate cancer treatment. No prior work has shown the impact of videotaping of laparoscopic prostatectomy on patient outcomes. Our aim was to determine correlation between independent...
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Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are antihypertensive medication and have been linked to prostate cancer, but their effect on biochemical recurrence (BR) remains unexplored. The aims of the study were to evaluate the incidence and risk of BR in men receiving ACEIs/ARBs after radical radiother...
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There are approximately 54 000 nurse and midwife prescribers across the United Kingdom (UK), with 19 000 nurse independent and supplementary prescribers. Prostate cancer specialist nurses are ideally suited to implement advanced levels of practice in non-medical prescribing, but little has been detailed in the literature about the prescribing pract...
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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To determine the diagnostic accuracy of a percutaneous image-guided renal biopsy for detecting renal malignancy in individuals with small (< 4 cm), solid and enhancing renal masses. To determine the rate of complications of the biopsy procedure such as post-p...
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Background: There has been an evolution of various consultation models in the literature. Men affected by prostate cancer can experience a range of unmet supportive care needs. Thus, effective consultations are paramount in the delivery of supportive care to optimize tailored self-management plans at the individual level of need. Objective: The...
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Background: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) are linked to prostate cancer, but their effect on biochemical recurrence (BR) remains unknown. Our aims were to investigate the incidence and risk of BR in men on ACEIs/ARBs after radical radiotherapy with adjuvant∖neoadjuvant hormone treatment....