Recent Publications

*update: March 01, 2016


-Freeman, Shannon, Trevor Frise Smith, Eva Neufeld, Kathy Fisher, and Satoru Ebihara.   2016. “The Wish to Die Among Palliative Home Care Clients in Ontario, Canada: A Cross-Sectional Study.” BMC Palliative Care. (15)24: 1-11.DOI:10.1186/s12904-016-0093-8.

– Freeman S, Hirdes JP, Stolee P, Garcia J, Smith TF. Correlates and Predictors of Changes in Dyspnea Symptoms Over Time Among Community-Dwelling Palliative Home Care Clients, Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 2015, DOI:10.1016/ j.jpainsymman.2015.06.016.

-Arbeau K, Stewart SL, Jordan P, Smith TF, TheallL, Hirdes JP, Thorsdottir R, & Szczerbinska K. “Social and Peer Relationships CAP”. In S.L. Stewart, L.A. Theall, J.N. Morris, K. Berg, M. Björkgren, A. Declercq, et al. interRAI Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative Action Plans (CAPs): For Use with the Child and Youth Mental Health Assessment Instrument. Version 9.3. Washington, DC: interRAI, Published by Open Book Systems, 2015.  ISBN 978-1-62255-027-2

-Freeman S, Hirdes JP, Stolee P, Garcia J,  Smith TF, Steel K, Morris J.  Care Planning   Needs of Ontario Palliative Home Care Clients Based on the interRAI Palliative Care         (interRAI PC) Assessment Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs). BMC Palliative Care,   2014, 13:58 DOI:10.1186/1472-684X-13-58.

-Fisher K, Seow H, Brazil K, Smith TF, Guthrie DM.  Dimensionality, Reliability and Validity of the InterRAI Depression Rating Scale in a Canadian Palliative Care Population. Social Indicators Research, 2014,  DOI:10.1007/s11205-014-0685-8.

-Fisher K, Seow H, Brazil K, Freeman S, Smith TF, Guthrie DM. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Depressive Symptoms in a Canadian Palliative Home Care Population: A Cross-Sectional Study. BMC Palliative Care, 2014, 13:10. DOI:10.1186/1472-684X-13-10.

-Steel K, Smith TF, Morris JN, Freeman S, Hirdes JP, Curtin-Telegdi N, Berg K, Björkgren M, Declercq A, Finne-Soveri H, Fries BE, Frijters D, Gray L, Henrard J-C, Ljunggren G, Szczerbińska K, Topinková E. interRAI Palliative Care Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs):  For Use with the Palliative Care Assessment Instrument. Version 9.1. Washington, DC: interRAI, Published by Open Book Systems, 2013ISBN 978-1-62255-009-8.

-Brink P, Stones M, Smith TF. A Brief Report: Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Burden Interview of the Caregivers of Terminally Ill Home Care Clients. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 2012, 9, 967-970.

-Hirdes JP, Freeman S, Smith TF, and Stolee PPredictors of Caregiver Distress among Palliative Home Care Clients in Ontario: Evidence based on the interRAI Palliative Care (interRAI PC). Palliative and Supportive Care, 2012, 10, 155-163. DOI:10.1017/S1478951511000824.

-Smith TF, Steel K, Fries BE, Morris JN, Belleville-Taylor P, Curtin-Telegdi N, Frijters D, Hirdes JP, Ljunggren G, Murphy KM, Nonemaker S, Rabinowitz T, Ribbe M, Topinkova E, Berg K, Björkgren M, Declercq A, Finne-Soveri H, Gilgen R, Gray L, Hawes C, Henrard J-C, Szczerbińska K. interRAI Palliative Care (PC) Assessment Form and User’s Manual. Version 9.1. Washington, DC: interRAI, Published by Open Book Systems, 2010. ISBN 978-1-936065-28-8.   

-Hirdes JP, Curtin-Telegdi N, Rabinowitz T, Fries BE, Morris JN, Ikegami N, Yamaguchi K, Smith TF, Perez E, Martin L.  interRAI Community Mental Health (CMH) Assessment Form and User’s Manual. Version 9.2.  Washington, DC: interRAI, Published by Open Book Systems, 2010. ISBN 978-1-936065-33-2                           

-Feng Z, Hirdes JP, Smith TF, Finne-Soveri H, Chi I, DuPasquier JN, Gilgen R, Ikegami N, Mor V.  Use of physical restraints and antipsychotic medications in nursing homes: a cross national study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2009, 24, 1-9.

-Smith TF, and Hirdes JP. Predicting social isolation among psychogeriatric patients. International Psychogeriatrics. 2009, 21, 50-59.

-Brink P, Smith TF. Determinants of home death in palliative home care: using the interRAI Palliative Care to Assess End-of-Life Care.  American Journal of Hospice and  Palliative Medicine. 2008, 25, 263-270.

-Brink P, Smith TF, Kitson M.  Determinants of Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in palliative home care.  Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2008, 11, 226-232.