Alexia M Torke

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Caregiver perspectives on cancer screening for persons with dementia: "why put them through it?"
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1309-14. 2013
  2. pmc Older adults and forgoing cancer screening: "I think it would be strange"
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:526-31. 2013
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Palliative care for patients with dementia: a national survey
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2114-21. 2010
  7. pmc Physicians' views on the importance of patient preferences in surrogate decision-making
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:533-8. 2010
  8. pmc Physicians' experience with surrogate decision making for hospitalized adults
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1023-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the ethical framework for surrogate decision making: a qualitative study of physicians
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:110-9. 2008
  10. pmc Substituted judgment: the limitations of autonomy in surrogate decision making
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1514-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Caregiver perspectives on cancer screening for persons with dementia: "why put them through it?"
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1309-14. 2013
    ..To describe the perspectives of family caregivers toward stopping cancer screening tests for their relatives with dementia and identify opportunities to reduce harmful or unnecessary screening...
  2. pmc Older adults and forgoing cancer screening: "I think it would be strange"
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:526-31. 2013
    ..Information on older adults' views of screening cessation would be helpful both for clinicians and for those designing interventions to reduce overscreening...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Palliative care for patients with dementia: a national survey
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2114-21. 2010
    ..To determine the extent to which hospice and nonhospice palliative care (PC) programs provide services to patients with dementia and to describe barriers and facilitators to providing nonhospice PC...
  7. pmc Physicians' views on the importance of patient preferences in surrogate decision-making
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:533-8. 2010
    ..To explore the degree to which physicians report reliance on patient preferences when making medical decisions for hospitalized patients lacking decisional capacity...
  8. pmc Physicians' experience with surrogate decision making for hospitalized adults
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1023-8. 2009
    ..Hospitalized patients frequently lack decision-making ability, yet little is known about physicians' approaches to surrogate decision making...
  9. ncbi request reprint Rethinking the ethical framework for surrogate decision making: a qualitative study of physicians
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:110-9. 2008
  10. pmc Substituted judgment: the limitations of autonomy in surrogate decision making
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1514-7. 2008
    ..One approach provides limits on decision making using a best interest standard based on community norms. A second approach uses narrative techniques and focuses on each patient's dignity and individuality rather than his or her autonomy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Scope and outcomes of surrogate decision making among hospitalized older adults
    Alexia M Torke
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis2Regenstrief Institute, Inc, Indianapolis, Indiana3Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis4Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics, Indiana University Hea
    JAMA Intern Med 174:370-7. 2014
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  12. 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...
  13. pmc Caregiver and noncaregiver attitudes toward dementia screening
    Malaz A Boustani
    Center for Aging Research, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:681-6. 2011
    ..To compare attitudes toward dementia screening of older adults with and without an experience of dementia caregiving...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
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  16. ncbi request reprint The physician-surrogate relationship
    Alexia M Torke
    MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60637, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1117-21. 2007
    ..We outline key issues affecting the physician-surrogate relationship and provide guidance for physicians who are making decisions with surrogates...
  17. ncbi request reprint African American patients' perspectives on medical decision making
    Alexia M Torke
    Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:525-30. 2004
    ..We sought to describe the perspectives of older African American patients in a primary care clinic as they consider a medical decision...