Charles E Gessert

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Regional variation in care at the end of life: discontinuation of dialysis
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Research, Essentia Institute of Rural Health, Duluth, MN, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:39. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Family decision-making in advanced dementia: narrative and ethics
    Barbara A Elliott
    University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:251-8. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Utilization of medical services at the end of life in older adults with cognitive impairment: focus on outliers
    Irina V Haller
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805 1983, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:400-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in medical care for nursing home residents with severe dementia at the end of life
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1199-205. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Decision making on behalf of elders with advanced cognitive impairment: family transitions
    Barbara A Elliott
    Medical School Duluth, University of Minnesota, 1035 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:49-54. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Medicare hospital charges in the last year of life: distribution by quarter for rural and urban nursing home decedents with cognitive impairment
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, MN 55805 1983, USA
    J Rural Health 24:154-60. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind trial of 220 mg zinc sulfate twice daily in the treatment of rosacea
    Joel T M Bamford
    Essentia Health Duluth Clinic, Duluth, MN 55805 1983, USA
    Int J Dermatol 51:459-62. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Nursing home quality: a comparative analysis using CMS Nursing Home Compare data to examine differences between rural and nonrural facilities
    May Nawal Lutfiyya
    Essentia Institute of Rural Health, Research Division, Duluth, MN 55805, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:593-8. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Religious beliefs and practices in end-stage renal disease: implications for clinicians
    Barbara A Elliott
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota 55812, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:400-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Massage in the management of agitation in nursing home residents with cognitive impairment
    Diane M Holliday-Welsh
    Holliday Welsh and Associates, Duluth, MN, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:108-17. 2009

Collaborators

  • Cynthia Peden-McAlpine
  • May Nawal Lutfiyya
  • Robert L Kane
  • Barbara A Elliott
  • Colleen M Renier
  • Irina V Haller
  • Joel T M Bamford
  • Thomas E Russ
  • Adnan Ajmal
  • Pamela M Larson
  • Brian P Johnson
  • Jeffrey E Lyon
  • Pamela Larson
  • Michael Messer
  • Diane M Holliday-Welsh
  • Jeanette A Palcher
  • Kim Kruger
  • Raza A Khan
  • Julia Pattison-Crisostomo
  • Megan M Jackson
  • Susan B Laabs
  • Roy S Rogers
  • Mark V Dahl

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Regional variation in care at the end of life: discontinuation of dialysis
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Research, Essentia Institute of Rural Health, Duluth, MN, USA
    BMC Geriatr 13:39. 2013
    ..urban residence. This study examined regional variation in discontinuation of dialysis prior to death in the US, after adjustment for key demographic variables...
  2. ncbi request reprint Family decision-making in advanced dementia: narrative and ethics
    Barbara A Elliott
    University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
    Scand J Caring Sci 23:251-8. 2009
    ..Traditionally, family members become decision-makers for ageing parents with cognitive impairment. Our understanding of how families negotiate the ethical issues in this decision-making is still developing...
  3. ncbi request reprint Utilization of medical services at the end of life in older adults with cognitive impairment: focus on outliers
    Irina V Haller
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805 1983, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:400-7. 2007
    ..Efforts to moderate intensive end-of-life care may be facilitated by early identification of those at greatest risk for receiving such care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in medical care for nursing home residents with severe dementia at the end of life
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1199-205. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with the use of selected medical services near the end of life in cognitively impaired residents of rural and urban nursing homes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decision making on behalf of elders with advanced cognitive impairment: family transitions
    Barbara A Elliott
    Medical School Duluth, University of Minnesota, 1035 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:49-54. 2007
    ..In such cases, the elder's previously stated wishes regarding end of life care were not as likely to be honored...
  6. doi request reprint Medicare hospital charges in the last year of life: distribution by quarter for rural and urban nursing home decedents with cognitive impairment
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, MN 55805 1983, USA
    J Rural Health 24:154-60. 2008
    ..Factors associated with high end-of-life Medicare charges include less advanced age, non-white race, absence of advance directive, and urban residence...
  7. doi request reprint Randomized, double-blind trial of 220 mg zinc sulfate twice daily in the treatment of rosacea
    Joel T M Bamford
    Essentia Health Duluth Clinic, Duluth, MN 55805 1983, USA
    Int J Dermatol 51:459-62. 2012
    ..001). Oral zinc sulfate was not associated with greater improvement in rosacea severity compared with placebo in this study. Additional studies are needed to determine what role oral zinc may have in the management of rosacea...
  8. doi request reprint Nursing home quality: a comparative analysis using CMS Nursing Home Compare data to examine differences between rural and nonrural facilities
    May Nawal Lutfiyya
    Essentia Institute of Rural Health, Research Division, Duluth, MN 55805, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 14:593-8. 2013
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  9. ncbi request reprint Religious beliefs and practices in end-stage renal disease: implications for clinicians
    Barbara A Elliott
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Duluth, Minnesota 55812, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:400-9. 2012
    ..Several components of palliative care are particularly applicable in end-stage renal disease (ESRD), including the spiritual domain...
  10. doi request reprint Massage in the management of agitation in nursing home residents with cognitive impairment
    Diane M Holliday-Welsh
    Holliday Welsh and Associates, Duluth, MN, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 30:108-17. 2009
    ..Massage is an accessible, easily learned intervention that is effective in controlling some types of agitation in elders with cognitive impairment. Massage should be studied further as a nonpharmacological intervention in such patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Shifting responses in quality of life: people living with dialysis
    Barbara A Elliott
    University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 1035 University Drive, Duluth, MN, 55812, USA
    Qual Life Res 23:1497-504. 2014
    ..With health changes, QoL responses shift to reflect current realities. This qualitative study investigated the life experience and QoL assessments of people living with dialysis (PWDs)...
  12. doi request reprint The use of a series of ketamine infusions in two patients with treatment-resistant depression
    Michael Messer
    Department of Behavioral Health, SMDC Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805, USA
    J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 22:442-4. 2010
    ..Multiple ketamine treatments may provide an effective rapid antidepressant effect with prolonged benefit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Childhood stye and adult rosacea
    Joel T M Bamford
    Department of Dermatology, St Mary s Duluth Clinic Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805 1983, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:951-5. 2006
    ..Little is known about how individuals with a predisposition for rosacea appear in childhood. This retrospective, matched control, longitudinal study examined the relationship between childhood stye and adult rosacea...
  14. ncbi request reprint Family decision-making for nursing home residents with dementia: rural-urban differences
    Charles E Gessert
    Division of Education and Research, SMDC Health System, Duluth, MN 55805, USA
    J Rural Health 22:1-8. 2006
    ..These differences cannot be fully explained by rural-urban differences in access to medical services...
  15. doi request reprint Effect of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers on hemoglobin levels
    Adnan Ajmal
    Essentia Institute of Rural Health, Duluth, MN, USA
    BMC Res Notes 6:443. 2013
    ..Use of these agents is reported to cause anemia...
  16. doi request reprint Treating alcohol withdrawal with oral baclofen: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Jeffrey E Lyon
    Hospital Internal Medicine, Essentia Health, Duluth, Minnesota 55805 1983, USA
    J Hosp Med 6:469-74. 2011
    ..Abrupt cessation of alcohol intake causes habituated drinkers to experience symptoms of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS)...
  17. ncbi request reprint The problem with autonomy
    Charles E Gessert
    SMDC Health System, Duluth, USA
    Minn Med 91:40-2. 2008
  18. ncbi request reprint Ethical wills and suffering in patients with cancer: a pilot study
    Charles E Gessert
    St Mary s Duluth Clinic Health System, Duluth, Minnesota 55805 1983, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:517-26. 2004
    ..EWs have been suggested as a vehicle for finding meaning as the end of life approaches. This pilot study of EWs examined methods for exploring the role of EWs in reducing suffering at the end of life...