Paul R Helft

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Associations among awareness of prognosis, hopefulness, and coping in patients with advanced cancer participating in phase I clinical trials
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, The Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:644-51. 2003
  2. pmc To keep them from injustice: reflections on the care of unauthorized immigrants with cancer
    Paul R Helft
    Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:212-4. 2012
  3. pmc Long-term survival of a woman with well differentiated papillary mesothelioma of the peritoneum: a case report and review of the literature
    Jeffrey M Clarke
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Med Case Reports 4:346. 2010
  4. pmc A new age for cancer information seeking: are we better off now?
    Paul R Helft
    J Gen Intern Med 23:350-2. 2008
  5. pmc The ethics of CYP2D6 testing for patients considering tamoxifen
    Anne Renee Hartman
    Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:103. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint American oncologists' views of internet use by cancer patients: a mail survey of American Society of Clinical Oncology members
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:942-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Communication pitfalls with cancer patients: "hit-and-run" deliveries of bad news
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:807-11. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Ethics education in surgical residency programs: a review of the literature
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:35-42. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Facilitated ethics conversations: a novel program for managing moral distress in bedside nursing staff
    Paul R Helft
    Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for MedicalEthics, Methodist Hospital, Room E120, Marguerite Lilly Noyes Pavilion, 1800 N Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 11:27-33. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' attitudes toward prognosis-related communication: a pilot mailed survey of oncology nursing society members
    Paul R Helft
    School of Medicine, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 38:468-74. 2011

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Associations among awareness of prognosis, hopefulness, and coping in patients with advanced cancer participating in phase I clinical trials
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, The Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Support Care Cancer 11:644-51. 2003
    ..In this study, the relationships among awareness of prognosis, hopefulness, and coping were examined in a selected group of ACP...
  2. pmc To keep them from injustice: reflections on the care of unauthorized immigrants with cancer
    Paul R Helft
    Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Oncol Pract 8:212-4. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Long-term survival of a woman with well differentiated papillary mesothelioma of the peritoneum: a case report and review of the literature
    Jeffrey M Clarke
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Med Case Reports 4:346. 2010
    ..WDPMP is generally considered of low malignant potential, however the long-term nature of the tumor remains poorly defined...
  4. pmc A new age for cancer information seeking: are we better off now?
    Paul R Helft
    J Gen Intern Med 23:350-2. 2008
    ..Several research questions regarding how individuals successfully find information on the Internet remain to be answered...
  5. pmc The ethics of CYP2D6 testing for patients considering tamoxifen
    Anne Renee Hartman
    Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 9:103. 2007
    ..In this commentary we discuss the level of evidence needed to change clinical practice and whether CYP2D6 genotyping is appropriate for all women considering tamoxifen as part of their adjuvant therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint American oncologists' views of internet use by cancer patients: a mail survey of American Society of Clinical Oncology members
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:942-7. 2003
    ..Americans are turning more and more frequently to the Internet to obtain health information. The specific effects on patients, doctors, and the clinical encounter are not well known...
  7. ncbi request reprint Communication pitfalls with cancer patients: "hit-and-run" deliveries of bad news
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:807-11. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Ethics education in surgical residency programs: a review of the literature
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Surg Educ 66:35-42. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Facilitated ethics conversations: a novel program for managing moral distress in bedside nursing staff
    Paul R Helft
    Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for MedicalEthics, Methodist Hospital, Room E120, Marguerite Lilly Noyes Pavilion, 1800 N Capitol Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 11:27-33. 2009
    ..We review our initial experiences in conducting more than 100 such facilitated conversations in a large hospital system...
  10. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' attitudes toward prognosis-related communication: a pilot mailed survey of oncology nursing society members
    Paul R Helft
    School of Medicine, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 38:468-74. 2011
    ..To assess oncology nurses' attitudes toward prognosis-related communication and experiences of the quality of such communication among physicians...
  11. ncbi request reprint An intimate collaboration: prognostic communication with advanced cancer patients
    Paul R Helft
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, USA
    J Clin Ethics 17:110-21. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Inside information: Financial conflicts of interest for research subjects in early phase clinical trials
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, the Regenstrief Institute for Health Care Research, and the Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:656-61. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Use of the internet to obtain cancer information among cancer patients at an urban county hospital
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, The Indiana University Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:4954-62. 2005
    ..To evaluate rates, predictors, and barriers to use of the Internet to obtain cancer information among a cohort of cancer patients at an urban county hospital...
  14. ncbi request reprint Necessary collusion: prognostic communication with advanced cancer patients
    Paul R Helft
    Division of Hematology Oncology, 535 Barnhill Dr, RT 473, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3146-50. 2005
  15. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in the information age: a review of recent developments
    Paul R Helft
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, and Indiana University Center for Bioethics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Breast Dis 21:41-6. 2004
    ..Finally, the author offers his views on how best to manage patients' growing interest in Internet information...
  16. pmc Making decisions for hospitalized older adults: ethical factors considered by family surrogates
    Jenna Fritsch
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana USA
    J Clin Ethics 24:125-34. 2013
    ..Ethical standards for surrogate decision making are well delineated, but little is known about what factors surrogates actually consider when making decisions...
  17. pmc Communicating with clinicians: the experiences of surrogate decision-makers for hospitalized older adults
    Alexia M Torke
    Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1401-7. 2012
    ..To describe communication experiences of surrogates who had recently made a major medical decision for a hospitalized older adult...
  18. pmc A conceptual model of the role of communication in surrogate decision making for hospitalized adults
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:54-61. 2012
    ..To build a conceptual model of the role of communication in decision making, based on literature from medicine, communication studies and medical ethics...
  19. pmc The patient-doctor relationship and online social networks: results of a national survey
    Gabriel T Bosslet
    Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:1168-74. 2011
    ..The use of online social networks (OSNs) among physicians and physicians-in-training, the extent of patient-doctor interactions within OSNs, and attitudes among these groups toward use of OSNs is not well described...
  20. pmc Timing of do-not-resuscitate orders for hospitalized older adults who require a surrogate decision-maker
    Alexia M Torke
    Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1326-31. 2011
    ..To examine the frequency of surrogate decisions for in-hospital do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders and the timing of DNR order entry for surrogate decisions...
  21. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' narratives about ethical dilemmas and prognosis-related communication in advanced cancer patients
    Susan M McLennon
    Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Cancer Nurs 36:114-21. 2013
    ..Nurses experience uncertainty and barriers to providing quality end-of-life care; thus, more information is needed about recognizing and managing these dilemmas and to clarify their role in these situations...
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after excision of a solitary esophageal cancer brain metastasis
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indianapolis, Ind 46202, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:497-8. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint A retrospective analysis of locally advanced esophageal cancer patients treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by surgery or surgery alone
    Kenneth A Kesler
    Department of Surgery, Thoracic Division, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1116-21. 2005
    ..We conducted an institutional review of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer who had complete pretreatment and surgical staging to identify variables predictive of outcome...
  24. doi request reprint Oncology nurses' experiences with prognosis-related communication with patients who have advanced cancer
    Susan M McLennon
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN Electronic address
    Nurs Outlook 61:427-36. 2013
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  25. doi request reprint An evaluation of unit-based ethics conversations
    Lucia D Wocial
    Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics and Clarian Health, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JONAS Healthc Law Ethics Regul 12:48-54; quiz 55-6. 2010
    ..This article reviews results from a formal evaluation of UBECs at one organization. The results of this evaluation suggest the UBEC program provides a transformational ethics experience for nurses...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethical challenges in oncology, explored through a series of vignettes
    Laura Tenner
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 27:87-90. 2013
    ..The second scenario addresses difficulties associated with communicating prognosis to cancer patients, and the third challenge focuses on cancer treatment strategies for patients nearing the end of life...
  27. doi request reprint Contemporary ethical issues in human milk-banking in the United States
    Donna J Miracle
    Rush University College of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatrics 128:1186-91. 2011
    ....
  28. pmc Medical decision-making during the guardianship process for incapacitated, hospitalized adults: a descriptive cohort study
    Robin J Bandy
    Wishard Health Services, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1003-8. 2010
    ..It is sometimes necessary for courts to appoint guardians for adult, incapacitated patients. There are few data describing how medical decisions are made for such patients before and during the guardianship process...
  29. doi request reprint Nurse ethicist: innovative resource for nurses
    Lucia D Wocial
    Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Prof Nurs 26:287-92. 2010
    ..This article describes the central role of a nurse ethicist in promoting ethical nursing practice...
  30. ncbi request reprint Metastatic esophageal carcinoma masquerading as inflammatory breast carcinoma
    Christy L Nebesio
    Department of Dermatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Int J Dermatol 46:303-5. 2007
    ..The tumor nuclei were positive for CDX-2 but negative for both steroid receptors (Fig. 3), confirming the diagnosis of metastatic esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Medical ethics education: where are we? Where should we be going? A review
    Rachael E Eckles
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, 535 Barnhill Drive, Room 473, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Acad Med 80:1143-52. 2005
    ..Following this review, the authors summarize the deficits in the current literature and provide recommendations for future inquiries on medical ethics education...
  32. ncbi request reprint The influence of psychosocial evaluation on candidacy for liver transplantation
    Nancy E Flamme
    Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Prog Transplant 18:89-96. 2008
    ..Although medical factors clearly dominate the evaluation of appropriateness for liver transplant, psychosocial factors are an important dimension in the evaluation process...
  33. ncbi request reprint Are we taking without giving in return? The ethics of research-related biopsies and the benefits of clinical trial participation
    Paul R Helft
    J Clin Oncol 24:4793-5. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint A phase I study of cantuzumab mertansine administered as a single intravenous infusion once weekly in patients with advanced solid tumors
    Paul R Helft
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 10:4363-8. 2004
    ..v. infusion without interruption...