Kimberly S Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of spiritual beliefs and practices on the treatment preferences of African Americans: a review of the literature
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:711-9. 2005
  2. pmc Race and residence: intercounty variation in black-white differences in hospice use
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, USA Division of Geriatrics, Duke University, Durham, USA Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, USA Center for Palliative Care, Duke University, Durham, USA Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:681-90. 2013
  3. pmc Characteristics and outcomes of hospice enrollees with dementia discharged alive
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1638-44. 2012
  4. pmc The Junior Faculty Laboratory: an innovative model of peer mentoring
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 86:1577-82. 2011
  5. pmc Racial differences in location before hospice enrollment and association with hospice length of stay
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:732-7. 2011
  6. pmc Which domains of spirituality are associated with anxiety and depression in patients with advanced illness?
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Division of Geriatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:751-8. 2011
  7. pmc Racial differences in self-reported exposure to information about hospice care
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:921-7. 2009
  8. pmc What explains racial differences in the use of advance directives and attitudes toward hospice care?
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1953-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Racial differences in hospice revocation to pursue aggressive care
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:218-24. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the growth of noncancer diagnoses among hospice enrollees
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:286-93. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint The influence of spiritual beliefs and practices on the treatment preferences of African Americans: a review of the literature
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, DUMC Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:711-9. 2005
    ..Given the growing ethnic diversity of the United States, some understanding of the complexities of culture and spirituality is essential for healthcare providers...
  2. pmc Race and residence: intercounty variation in black-white differences in hospice use
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, USA Division of Geriatrics, Duke University, Durham, USA Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, USA Center for Palliative Care, Duke University, Durham, USA Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:681-90. 2013
    ..Although blacks use hospice at lower rates than whites in the U.S., racial differences in hospice use vary by geographic area...
  3. pmc Characteristics and outcomes of hospice enrollees with dementia discharged alive
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1638-44. 2012
    ..To examine the characteristics of hospice enrollees with dementia who were discharged alive because their condition stabilized or improved and predictors of death in the year after discharge...
  4. pmc The Junior Faculty Laboratory: an innovative model of peer mentoring
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Acad Med 86:1577-82. 2011
    ..The authors present the JFL as an innovative, mentoring model that can be reproduced by other junior faculty seeking to foster collegial relationships with peers while simultaneously enhancing their career development...
  5. pmc Racial differences in location before hospice enrollment and association with hospice length of stay
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:732-7. 2011
    ..Future research should examine whether racial differences in hospice preadmission location reflect differences in preferences for care or disparities in timely access to hospice referrals in non-acute care settings...
  6. pmc Which domains of spirituality are associated with anxiety and depression in patients with advanced illness?
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Division of Geriatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, DUMC Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:751-8. 2011
    ..Anxiety and depression are common in seriously ill patients and may be associated with spiritual concerns. Little research has examined how concerns in different domains of spirituality are related to anxiety and depression...
  7. pmc Racial differences in self-reported exposure to information about hospice care
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:921-7. 2009
    ..Previous research suggests that lack of knowledge of hospice is a barrier to the use of hospice care by African Americans. However, there is little data examining racial differences in exposure to hospice information...
  8. pmc What explains racial differences in the use of advance directives and attitudes toward hospice care?
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1953-8. 2008
    ..This study has implications for the design of healthcare delivery models and programs that provide culturally sensitive end-of-life care to a growing population of ethnically diverse older adults...
  9. doi request reprint Racial differences in hospice revocation to pursue aggressive care
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:218-24. 2008
    ..Because of a greater preference for life-sustaining therapies at the end of life, African American patients may be more likely than white patients to withdraw from hospice to seek life-prolonging therapies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in the growth of noncancer diagnoses among hospice enrollees
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:286-93. 2007
    ..Targeted efforts to increase hospice use among African Americans with noncancer diagnoses may be important in reducing racial disparities in overall hospice use and improving the quality of care for dying African Americans...
  11. ncbi request reprint "You just do your part. God will do the rest.": spirituality and culture in the medical encounter
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, and Center for Palliative Care, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    South Med J 99:1163. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in the place of death of elderly hospice enrollees
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2209-15. 2005
    ..37-1.53). Admission to hospice reduces but does not eliminate ethnic differences in place of death. Further research should examine the effect of individual and cultural preferences for place of death on decisions to enroll in hospice...
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in next-of-kin participation in an ongoing survey of satisfaction with end-of-life care: a study of a study
    Kimberly S Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1076-85. 2006
    ..Given the growing diversity of the U.S. population, researchers in end-of-life care must use strategies aimed at recruiting racially and ethnically diverse samples...
  14. pmc Association of hospice patients' income and care level with place of death
    Joshua S Barclay
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, PO Box 800909, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:450-6. 2013
    ..Terminally ill patients with lower incomes are less likely to die at home, even with hospice care...
  15. pmc Frailty predicts some but not all adverse outcomes in older adults discharged from the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1651-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether frail older adults, based on a deficit accumulation index (DAI), are at greater risk of adverse outcomes after discharge from the emergency department (ED)...
  16. pmc Emergency department discharge diagnosis and adverse health outcomes in older adults
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1856-61. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between the reason for an emergency department (ED) visit and subsequent risk of adverse health outcomes in older adults discharged from the ED...
  17. pmc Black-white disparity in disability: the role of medical conditions
    Heather E Whitson
    Duke Aging Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:844-50. 2011
    ..To describe the independent contributions of selected medical conditions to the disparity between black and white people in disability rates, controlling for demographic and socioeconomic factors...
  18. pmc What is your understanding of your illness? A communication tool to explore patients' perspectives of living with advanced illness
    Deborah A Morris
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1460-6. 2012
    ..These questions are most often used by clinicians as they deliver bad news to cancer patients or address code status at the end of life, but have not been well studied in other diseases or earlier in the disease course...
  19. doi request reprint Racial differences in hospice use and patterns of care after enrollment in hospice among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure
    Kathleen T Unroe
    Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Am Heart J 163:987-993.e3. 2012
    ..We examined racial differences in patterns of care and resource use among Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure after enrollment in hospice...
  20. doi request reprint Using the past to predict the future: latent class analysis of patterns of health service use of older adults in the emergency department
    S Nicole Hastings
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Ambulatory Care Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:711-5. 2014
    ..To classify older adults in the emergency department (ED) according to healthcare use and to examine associations between group membership and future ED visits and hospital admissions...

Research Grants2

  1. Organizational Variability and Racial Disparities in Hospice Use
    Kimberly Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will determine which hospice programs and practices may increase the use of hospice by African Americans. ..