Ann Syme, PhD, RN

Associate Member

UBC School of Nursing
T201 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 2B5


Selected Publications not Indexed in PubMed

Purkis, M.E., Borycki, E., Kuziemsky, C., Black, F., Cloutier-Fischer, D., Fox, L.A., Mackenzie, P., Syme, A., & Tschanz, C. (2001). Extending the team component of the Latimer ethical decision-making model for palliative care. Journal of Health Care Leadership, 3. 11-12.

Syme, A. & Bruce, A. (2009). Hospice and Palliative Care: What Unites Us, What Divides Us? The Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing, 11(1).

Downing, G. Michael, Kuziemsky, Craig, Lesperance, Mary, Lau, Frances, Syme, A. (2007). Development and Reliability Testing of the Victoria Bowel Performance Scale (BPS). Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, November.

Syme, A. (2005). Anorexia Cachexia; Sexuality and Palliative Care. In G. M. Downing (Ed.), Medical Intensive Care of the Dying.

West, P.J., Ferris, F.D., Balfour. H.M., Bowen, K., Farley, J., Hardwick, M., Lamontagne, C., Lundy, M., & Syme, A. (2004). Not just any old standards. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal. Spring.

Ferris F.D., Balfour, H.M., Bowen, K., Farley, J., Hardwick , M., Lamontagne C., Lundy, M., Syme, A., & West, PJ. (2002) A Model to Guide Patient and Family Care: Based on Nationally Accepted Principles and Norms of Practice. J Pain Sympt Management, Summer.

Ferris, F.D., Balfour, H.M., Farley, J., Hardwick, M., Lamontagne, C., Lundy, M., Syme, A., & West, P.J. (2002). A National Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care: Results of the Consensus-building Process. Presented at the European Association for Palliative Care, Lyon, France, May, 2002. Published in: The Abstracts of the 2nd Congress of the EAPC Research Network, European J Pall Care, 65. PA

Crooks, D,. Budz, D,. Guebert, N,. Hershon, L,. Stotts, M,. Struthers, C,. & Syme, A. (2001) CANO Pain Initiative Report - Victoria Conference, October, 2000. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 11(2), p. 86-7, Spring.

Crooks, D., Allen, K., Budz, D., Guebert, N., Hershon, L., Stotts, M., Struthers, C., & Syme, A. (2000) Consolidating the educational mandate for the CANO Pain Initiative. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 10(2), p. 77-9, Spring.