Scoping review of the assessment and management of chemotherapy-related toxicity to ensure the eSMART intervention is evidence based and reflects current and local practice

Patricia Fox


Patricia is programme director of the UCD Post Graduate Diploma in Cancer Nursing. She trained in St James’s Hospital and worked for over 10 years as an oncology nurse in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York. She received her BSc in Nursing at Pace University, New York and her MA in Nursing in NYU. She subsequently completed a Higher Diploma in Nursing Education and a PhD in Nursing in UCD. Along with her UCD colleague, Dr Eileen Furlong, Patricia is currently a co-investigator on an EU funded, multicentre RCT examining the use of mobile phone technology for cancer symptom management and she is also PI on a study examining the effectiveness of reflexology for reducing symptoms in children and adolescents with cancer. She is on the NEC of the Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology and is also a member of the European Oncology Nursing Society Education Working Group.


Aim of review The primary aim of the multicentre eSMART study (electronic Symptom Management using the Advanced Symptom Management System (ASyMS) Remote Technology for patients with cancer) is to evaluate the impact of using... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Patricia Fox (UCD)
  2. Andrew Darley (UCD)
  3. Eileen Furlong (UCD)
  4. Constantina Papadopoulou (University of Surrey)
  5. Catherine Paterson (University of Surrey)
  6. Amanda Mather (University of Surrey)
  7. Nora Kearney (University of Surrey)
  8. Roma Maguire (University of Surrey)

Topic Area

Topics: Adult Healthcare


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