John D Cowan

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Practical guide to palliative sedation
    John D Cowan
    Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, 907 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 4:242-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Palliative sedation in a southern Appalachian community
    John D Cowan
    Palliative Care and Hospice, Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:360-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Hospital charges for a community inpatient palliative care program
    John D Cowan
    Palliative Care Service, Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:177-90. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A palliative medicine program in a community setting: 12 points from the first 12 months
    John D Cowan
    Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:415-33. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Palliative medicine in a United States cancer center: a prospective study
    John D Cowan
    Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:240-50. 2002

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Practical guide to palliative sedation
    John D Cowan
    Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, 907 East Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37804, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 4:242-9. 2002
    ..A number of medications have been used for PS, but midazolam is most commonly reported. PS is distinct from euthanasia because the intent of PS is relief from suffering without death as a required outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Palliative sedation in a southern Appalachian community
    John D Cowan
    Palliative Care and Hospice, Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:360-8. 2006
    ..Symptoms were controlled in 82% and improved in the rest. Sedation developed in 79% but was not required for symptom control in 5. Patient survival from palliative care consultation was a median of 8 days (range, 0 to 32 days)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hospital charges for a community inpatient palliative care program
    John D Cowan
    Palliative Care Service, Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 21:177-90. 2004
    ..The estimated savings achieved by decreasing long LOS were more than 100,000 dollars per year, and estimated savings achieved using AIA follow-up charges were more than 1,801,930 dollars per year...
  4. ncbi request reprint A palliative medicine program in a community setting: 12 points from the first 12 months
    John D Cowan
    Advanced Illness Assistance Team, Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 20:415-33. 2003
    ..A median of eight recommendations was made for each consultation, with medication changes suggested for 84 percent. For those known to have died, the median survival from time of consultation to death was 11 days...
  5. ncbi request reprint Palliative medicine in a United States cancer center: a prospective study
    John D Cowan
    Harry R Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center, Ohio, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 19:240-50. 2002
    ..a) To report the medical complexity of cancer and noncancer patients receiving palliative medicine (PM) consultation at a tertiary medical center and (b) to describe the consult recommendations madefor this group...