Jane L Givens

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Mental health and exposure to patient distress among families of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:183-91. 2011
  2. pmc Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1102-7. 2010
  3. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in hospice use among patients with heart failure
    Jane L Givens
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:427-32. 2010
  4. pmc Grief among family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:543-50. 2011
  5. pmc The overlap syndrome of depression and delirium in older hospitalized patients
    Jane L Givens
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1347-53. 2009
  6. pmc Healthcare proxies of nursing home residents with advanced dementia: decisions they confront and their satisfaction with decision-making
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1149-55. 2009
  7. pmc Concerns about end-of-life care and support for euthanasia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:167-73. 2009
  8. pmc Hospice use and outcomes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2284-91. 2010
  9. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery after hip fracture: the combined effects of depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, and delirium
    Jane L Givens
    Geriatrics Section, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1075-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Mental health and exposure to patient distress among families of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:183-91. 2011
    ..The effect of suffering among patients with advanced dementia on their family members' mental health has not been investigated...
  2. pmc Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1102-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of antimicrobial treatment for suspected pneumonia on survival and comfort in patients with advanced dementia...
  3. pmc Racial and ethnic differences in hospice use among patients with heart failure
    Jane L Givens
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:427-32. 2010
    ..Racial and ethnic differences in hospice patients are well documented for patients with cancer but poorly described for those with heart failure...
  4. pmc Grief among family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Gerontology, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:543-50. 2011
    ..To describe preloss and postloss grief symptoms among family members of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia, and to identify predictors of greater postloss grief symptoms...
  5. pmc The overlap syndrome of depression and delirium in older hospitalized patients
    Jane L Givens
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1347-53. 2009
    ..To measure the prevalence, predictors, and posthospitalization outcomes associated with the overlap syndrome of coexisting depression and incident delirium in older hospitalized patients...
  6. pmc Healthcare proxies of nursing home residents with advanced dementia: decisions they confront and their satisfaction with decision-making
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1149-55. 2009
    ..To describe the medical decisions confronting healthcare proxies (HCPs) of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia and to identify factors associated with greater decision-making satisfaction...
  7. pmc Concerns about end-of-life care and support for euthanasia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:167-73. 2009
    ..Future work can evaluate whether alleviating these concerns may reduce the perceived desire for euthanasia by patients near the end of life...
  8. pmc Hospice use and outcomes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2284-91. 2010
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  9. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
    ..Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not been well described...
  10. ncbi request reprint Functional recovery after hip fracture: the combined effects of depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, and delirium
    Jane L Givens
    Geriatrics Section, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1075-9. 2008
    ..To measure the prevalence of depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, and delirium in patients with hip fracture and to estimate their effect on functional recovery, institutionalization, and death after surgical repair...
  11. pmc The study of pathogen resistance and antimicrobial use in dementia: study design and methodology
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, United States
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 56:16-22. 2013
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  12. pmc Hospital transfers of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:905-9. 2012
    ..To describe diagnoses and factors associated with hospital transfer in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia...
  13. pmc Preliminary data from an advanced dementia consult service: integrating research, education, and clinical expertise
    Angela G Catic
    Department of Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:2008-12. 2013
    ..Targeted consultation for advanced dementia is feasible and may promote greater engagement of proxies and goal-directed care after discharge...
  14. pmc Sources of stress for family members of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 26:254-9. 2012
    ..Our results support the provision of emotional support to families upon resident admission, education regarding prognosis to guide decision making, improved resident care, and greater communication with health care professionals...
  15. pmc Stigma and the acceptability of depression treatments among african americans and whites
    Jane L Givens
    Boston University Medical Center, Geriatrics Section, Boston, MA 02118 2393, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1292-7. 2007
    ..Stigma is associated with depression treatment, however, whether stigma differs between depression treatment modalities is not known, nor have racial differences in depression treatment stigma been fully explored...
  16. pmc Encouraging trends in acute myocardial infarction survival in the oldest old
    Jennifer Tjia
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Am J Med 126:798-804. 2013
    ..The study aim was to examine whether decade-long increases in guideline-based cardiac medication use mediate declines in post-discharge mortality among oldest old patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction...
  17. pmc Skilled nursing facility admissions of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1645-50. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint What is family-centered care for nursing home residents with advanced dementia?
    Ruth Palan Lopez
    1MGH Institute of Health Professions, School of Nursing, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 28:763-8. 2013
    ..These themes can provide a framework for creating and testing strategies to meet the goal of person- and family-centered care. ..
  19. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and preferences for depression treatment
    Jane L Givens
    Geriatrics Division, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 29:182-91. 2007
    ..The objective of this work was to describe ethnic differences in attitudes toward depression, depression treatment, stigma and preferences for depression treatment (counseling vs. medication)...
  20. pmc The quality of advanced dementia care in the nursing home: the role of special care units
    Rebecca Orfaly Cadigan
    Harvard Medical School, Health Policy Interfaculty Initiative, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Med Care 50:856-62. 2012
    ..One relatively understudied factor is the impact of special care units (SCUs) for dementia for residents at the end stage of this disease...