Breathlessness research

Phase I:

Farquhar M, Booth S, Fagan P, Higginson IJ (2006). Patients’ and carers’ perceptions of a Breathlessness Intervention Service for intractable breathlessness (PCC conference abstract). Palliative Medicine 20 (2): 144.

Farquhar M, Booth S, Gysels M, Fagan P, Higginson IJ (2006). Patients' and their carers' perceptions of a breathlessness intervention service for intractable breathlessness (SAPC conference abstract). Family Practice 23 (Suppl 1):105.

Phase II:

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Repeated measurement of quality of life in palliative care research:  the experience of using the SEIQoL-DW in a pilot phase II RCT of a complex intervention for breathlessness (PCC conference abstract) Palliative Medicine 2008; 22 (4): 596.

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Referring to a complex intervention for breathlessness, the 'Breathlessness Intervention Service' (BIS): expectations and experiences of referrers of COPD patients (EAPC conference abstract) Palliative Medicine 2008; 22 (4): 459-60.

Phase III:

Farquhar M, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Using qualitative data to design, evaluate and remodel complex interventions: the example of a Breathlessness Intervention Service for advanced disease. SAPC Annual Conference 2010 Abstracts, 7–9 July 2010, University of East Anglia, UK. Primary Health Care Research & Development 2010; 11: 46-47.

Farquhar M, Brafman-Kennedy B, Higginson IJ, Booth S. Recruiting malignant & non-malignant disease patients: lessons from a palliative care RCT. Abstracts for the COMPASS ASM, 14-15th April 2011, Edinburgh. BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care 2011; 1 (Supp 1): A19.