Muriel R Gillick

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The technological imperative and the battle for the hearts of America
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 50:276-94. 2007
  2. doi request reprint No place like the hospital
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:643-8. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The challenge of applying advance directives in hospital practice
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:45-51. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Medicine as ecoculture
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:577-80. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Controlling off-label medication use
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:344-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Decision making near life's end: a prescription for change
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:121-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular medicine, the Medicare drug benefit, and the need for cost control
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1442-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of advance care planning to guide decisions about artificial nutrition and hydration
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:126-33. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a video decision support tool for cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision making in advanced cancer
    Angelo E Volandes
    Massachusetts General Hospital, General Medicine Unit, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:380-6. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Health literacy not race predicts end-of-life care preferences
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:754-62. 2008

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint The technological imperative and the battle for the hearts of America
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 50:276-94. 2007
    ..In the adoption phase, the crucial lever is the decision by the Medicare program to reimburse for the proposed new technology. Finally, in the dissemination phase, regular reevaluation of technology is essential...
  2. doi request reprint No place like the hospital
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:643-8. 2011
    ..To the extent that such efforts have been successful, they may result in increasing demand for the hospital as the site for terminal care in the future...
  3. ncbi request reprint The challenge of applying advance directives in hospital practice
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 38:45-51. 2010
    ..Translating advance directives into practice is a challenging and complex process that is best approached carefully and systematically...
  4. ncbi request reprint Medicine as ecoculture
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Intern Med 151:577-80. 2009
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  5. ncbi request reprint Controlling off-label medication use
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:344-7. 2009
    ..The CMS would pay only for off-label uses for which there is adequate evidence in its National Coverage Determination process. Other insurance companies would probably adopt the recommendations of CMS...
  6. doi request reprint Decision making near life's end: a prescription for change
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:121-5. 2009
    ..Each of these issues is described...
  7. ncbi request reprint Molecular medicine, the Medicare drug benefit, and the need for cost control
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1442-6. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of advance care planning to guide decisions about artificial nutrition and hydration
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 21:126-33. 2006
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of a video decision support tool for cardiopulmonary resuscitation decision making in advanced cancer
    Angelo E Volandes
    Massachusetts General Hospital, General Medicine Unit, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 31:380-6. 2013
    ..Decision making regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is challenging. This study examined the effect of a video decision support tool on CPR preferences among patients with advanced cancer...
  10. doi request reprint Health literacy not race predicts end-of-life care preferences
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:754-62. 2008
    ..Several studies have reported that African Americans are more likely than whites to prefer aggressive treatments at the end of life...
  11. pmc Video decision support tool for advance care planning in dementia: randomised controlled trial
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 338:b2159. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of a video decision support tool on the preferences for future medical care in older people if they develop advanced dementia, and the stability of those preferences after six weeks...
  12. pmc A randomized controlled trial of a goals-of-care video for elderly patients admitted to skilled nursing facilities
    Angelo E Volandes
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:805-11. 2012
    ..Options included: life-prolonging (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation), limited (i.e., hospitalization but no cardiopulmonary resuscitation), or comfort care (i.e., symptom relief)...
  13. pmc Using video images to improve the accuracy of surrogate decision-making: a randomized controlled trial
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:575-80. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, multiple studies have shown that surrogates' knowledge of patient preferences is poor. We hypothesized that a video decision tool would improve concordance between patients and their surrogates for end-of-life preferences...
  14. doi request reprint Doing the right thing: a geriatrician's perspective on medical care for the person with advanced dementia
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 40:51-6. 2012
    ..When the goal is comfort, this is achieved by assuring dignity, minimizing suffering, and promoting caring. In general, comfort should be the default goal of care, best implemented through palliative care or hospice...
  15. doi request reprint The standard of caring: why do we still use feeding tubes in patients with advanced dementia?
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 9:364-7. 2008
    ..A better approach to family members who want feeding tubes for the demented is to acknowledge the symbolic value of nutrition for them and to seek an alternative means of satisfying the need to feed...
  16. ncbi request reprint A framework for meaningful Medicare reform
    Muriel R Gillick
    Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
    J Aging Soc Policy 16:1-12. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Medicare coverage for technological innovations--time for new criteria?
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2199-203. 2004
  18. doi request reprint Potential burdens of low-tech interventions near the end of life
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:429-32. 2009
    ..The case is discussed from the perspective of clinical ethics, organizational ethics, and the law...
  19. ncbi request reprint Using video images of dementia in advance care planning
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, Ninth Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:828-33. 2007
    ..Advance care planning is a process by which patients plan for future medical care under circumstances of impaired decision-making. Central to this process is the patient's understanding and ability to imagine future health states...
  20. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:7-8. 2004
  21. doi request reprint 'In technology we trust'
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:2343-6. 2010
    ..But for many patients, our intervention-oriented medical culture doesn't produce humane care...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of underlying health status on patient or surrogate preferences for end-of-life care: a pilot study
    Kara Zivin Bambauer
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:185-90. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to test the sensitivity of health status, as measured by the Palliative Performance Score, in affecting patient preferences...
  23. ncbi request reprint Ethics corner: cases from the Hebrew rehabilitation center for aged-truth or consequences
    Eran D Metzger
    Department of Medicine, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:45-7. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint Adapting advance medical planning for the nursing home
    Muriel R Gillick
    Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:357-61. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Artificial nutrition and hydration therapy in advanced dementia
    Muriel R Gillick
    Department of Medicine, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Lancet Neurol 2:76. 2003
  26. ncbi request reprint Nursing home characteristics associated with tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:75-9. 2003
    ..To identify nursing homes factors associated with the use of tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do we need to create geriatric hospitals?
    Muriel R Gillick
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:174-7. 2002
    ..Designing new institutions for geriatric care will require new legislation and a new set of regulations but should be considered for the oldest and frailest patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Terminal sedation: an acceptable exit strategy?
    Muriel R Gillick
    Ann Intern Med 141:236-7. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Ethics corner: cases from the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for aged-friends
    Eran D Metzger
    Department of Medicine, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School E mail
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:109-11. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Unilateral limitation of treatment by physicians?
    Muriel R Gillick
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:850; author reply 850-1. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Benefits and consequences for the poor and the disabled
    Rachel A Elliott
    University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 353:2739-41. 2005