Angelo Volandes

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Overcoming educational barriers for advance care planning in Latinos with video images
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:700-6. 2008
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint A forced choice: the value of requiring advance directives
    Elmer D Abbo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:127-40. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Flipping the default: a novel approach to cardiopulmonary resuscitation in end-stage dementia
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 18:122-39. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Audio-video decision support for patients: the documentary genré as a basis for decision aids
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Expect 16:e80-8. 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. pmc Augmenting advance care planning in poor prognosis cancer with a video decision aid: a preintervention-postintervention study
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 118:4331-8. 2012
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Overcoming educational barriers for advance care planning in Latinos with video images
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:700-6. 2008
    ..While this has been attributed to aspects of ethnicity, national origin, and religion, it is possible that limited education might obscure the true relationship between Latino patients and their end-of-life care preferences...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint A forced choice: the value of requiring advance directives
    Elmer D Abbo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
    J Clin Ethics 19:127-40. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Flipping the default: a novel approach to cardiopulmonary resuscitation in end-stage dementia
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Ethics 18:122-39. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Audio-video decision support for patients: the documentary genré as a basis for decision aids
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Health Expect 16:e80-8. 2013
    ..Decision support tools are increasingly using audio-visual materials. However, disagreement exists about the use of audio-visual materials as they may be subjective and biased...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
    ..To determine the impact of a video on preferences for the primary goal of care...
  9. pmc Augmenting advance care planning in poor prognosis cancer with a video decision aid: a preintervention-postintervention study
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer 118:4331-8. 2012
    ..The authors tested whether an educational video on the goals of care in advanced cancer (life-prolonging care, basic care, or comfort care) helped patients understand these goals and had an impact on their preferences for resuscitation...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Improving decision making at the end of life with video images
    Angelo E Volandes
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Decis Making 30:29-34. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that people with limited health literacy would have more uncertainty about end-of-life decision making than people with adequate literacy. We also hypothesized that video images would decrease uncertainty...
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Medical ethics on film: towards a reconstruction of the teaching of healthcare professionals
    Angelo Volandes
    Massachusetts General Hospital, General Medicine Unit, 50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Med Ethics 33:678-80. 2007
    ..Film vignettes provide a detailed ethnography that allows for a more complete discussion of the ethical issues. Film can serve as an additional tool for teaching medical ethics to members of the healthcare professions...
  14. doi request reprint Assessing end-of-life preferences for advanced dementia in rural patients using an educational video: a randomized controlled trial
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:169-77. 2011
    ..Few studies have evaluated the end-of-life preferences of elderly patients in rural communities and whether preferences are associated with level of health literacy...
  15. doi request reprint "It helps me see with my heart": how video informs patients' rationale for decisions about future care in advanced dementia
    Kristy S Deep
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 81:229-34. 2010
    ..To explore how a video of a patient with advanced dementia impacts the rationale for patients' decisions about future care...
  16. pmc Use of video to facilitate end-of-life discussions with patients with cancer: a randomized controlled trial
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Departments of Medicine, Neurology and Cancer Center, and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:305-10. 2010
    ..To determine whether the use of a goals-of-care video to supplement a verbal description can improve end-of-life decision making for patients with cancer...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Health literacy, health inequality and a just healthcare system
    Angelo E Volandes
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:5-10. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Toward a reconstruction of a professional medical morality
    Angelo E Volandes
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:88-9. 2006
  20. ncbi request reprint Teaching residents to consider costs in medical decision making
    Elmer D Abbo
    The University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:33-4. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Rare but routine: the physician's obligation to protect third parties
    Elmer D Abbo
    The University of Chicago, USA
    Am J Bioeth 6:34-6; discussion W32-4. 2006