R S Morrison

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Models of palliative care delivery in the United States
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 7:201-6. 2013
  2. pmc A novel interdisciplinary analgesic program reduces pain and improves function in older adults after orthopedic surgery
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1-10. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Cost savings associated with US hospital palliative care consultation programs
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1070, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1783-90. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Palliative care
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2582-90. 2004
  5. pmc Improving the management of pain in hospitalized adults
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1033-9. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint High rates of advance care planning in New York City's elderly population
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2421-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of a social work intervention to enhance advance care planning documentation in the nursing home
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:290-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The growth of palliative care programs in United States hospitals
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1127-34. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Health care system factors affecting end-of-life care
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, and The Bronx NY Harbor Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S79-87. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of post-operative pain on outcomes following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pain 103:303-11. 2003

Detail Information

Publications77

  1. doi request reprint Models of palliative care delivery in the United States
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 7:201-6. 2013
    ..To summarize the current United States healthcare system and describe current models of palliative care delivery...
  2. pmc A novel interdisciplinary analgesic program reduces pain and improves function in older adults after orthopedic surgery
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1-10. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of a multicomponent intervention on pain and function after orthopedic surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Cost savings associated with US hospital palliative care consultation programs
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1070, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1783-90. 2008
    ..Hospital palliative care consultation teams have been shown to improve care for adults with serious illness. This study examined the effect of palliative care teams on hospital costs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Palliative care
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:2582-90. 2004
  5. pmc Improving the management of pain in hospitalized adults
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1033-9. 2006
    ..Pain is a major quality issue. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a series of interventions on pain management...
  6. ncbi request reprint High rates of advance care planning in New York City's elderly population
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2421-6. 2004
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated low rates of advance care planning (ACP), particularly among nonwhite populations, raising questions about the generalizability of this decision-making process...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of a social work intervention to enhance advance care planning documentation in the nursing home
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:290-4. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of a multicomponent advance care planning intervention directed at nursing home social workers on identification and documentation of preferences for medical treatments and on patient outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The growth of palliative care programs in United States hospitals
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Center to Advance Palliative Care, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1127-34. 2005
    ..Palliative care programs are becoming increasingly common in U.S. hospitals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health care system factors affecting end-of-life care
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, and The Bronx NY Harbor Veterans Affairs Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S79-87. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of post-operative pain on outcomes following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pain 103:303-11. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Survival in end-stage dementia following acute illness
    R S Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics, Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, New York, NY 10029, USA
    JAMA 284:47-52. 2000
    ..If their prognosis is poor, then emphasis should be placed on palliative care for these patients rather than on curative interventions...
  12. ncbi request reprint "We don't carry that"--failure of pharmacies in predominantly nonwhite neighborhoods to stock opioid analgesics
    R S Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:1023-6. 2000
    ..In this study, we investigated the availability of commonly prescribed opioids in New York City pharmacies...
  13. doi request reprint The National Palliative Care Research Center and the Center to Advance Palliative Care: a partnership to improve care for persons with serious illness and their families
    R Sean Morrison
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 33:S126-31. 2011
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Palliative care consultation teams cut hospital costs for Medicaid beneficiaries
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:454-63. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between pain and opioid analgesics on the development of delirium following hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:76-81. 2003
    ..This study was performed to examine the relationship among pain, analgesics, and other factors on delirium in hip fracture patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Barriers to completion of health care proxies: an examination of ethnic differences
    R S Morrison
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:2493-7. 1998
    ..Advance directives have not been uniformly used by different segments of the US population and studies have consistently shown a lower prevalence of advance directives among African Americans and Hispanics compared with non-Hispanic whites...
  17. ncbi request reprint How prevalent are hospital-based palliative care programs? Status report and future directions
    C X Pan
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 4:315-24. 2001
    ..We also assessed reasons for consultation, patient characteristics, and future development needs. These findings can help guide future funding, educational, and programming efforts in hospital-based palliative care...
  18. ncbi request reprint High short-term mortality in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia: lack of benefit of tube feeding
    D E Meier
    Box 1070, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 161:594-9. 2001
    ..The influence of tube feeding on survival in hospitalized patients with advanced dementia is controversial...
  19. pmc Does palliative care improve quality? A survey of bereaved family members
    Laura P Gelfman
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:22-8. 2008
    ..Palliative care offers a unique approach by integrating the needs of the family into the care of the patient...
  20. ncbi request reprint Self-reported symptom experience of critically ill cancer patients receiving intensive care
    J E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:277-82. 2001
    ..Symptom assessment may suggest more effective strategies for symptom control and may direct decisions about appropriate use of ICU therapies...
  21. pmc Communication about chronic critical illness
    Judith E Nelson
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2509-15. 2007
    ..Our objective was to investigate the informational needs of patients with chronic critical illness and their families and the extent to which these needs are met...
  22. pmc Association of timing of surgery for hip fracture and patient outcomes
    Gretchen M Orosz
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:1738-43. 2004
    ..Previous studies of surgical timing in patients with hip fracture have yielded conflicting findings on mortality and have not focused on functional outcomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acceptability of severe pain among hospitalized adults
    Catherine L Maroney
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:443-50. 2004
    ..It is unclear why some hospitalized adults experiencing severe pain report that this degree of pain is acceptable to them...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost and utilization outcomes of patients receiving hospital-based palliative care consultation
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research in Serious Physical and Mental Illness, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:855-60. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The geriatric emergency department
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, and Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1873-6. 2007
    ..The use of Geriatric Emergency Department Interventions, structural and process of care modifications addressing the special care needs of older patients, may help to address these challenges...
  26. pmc Effect of inpatient quality of care on functional outcomes in patients with hip fracture
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 44:862-9. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between functional outcome and process of care for patients with hip fracture...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of age with analgesic use for back and joint disorders in outpatient settings
    Alex D Federman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 4:306-15. 2006
    ..Elderly patients, in particular, have disproportionately low rates of adequate pain control compared with younger patients...
  28. pmc "It's like crossing a bridge" complexities preventing physicians from discussing deactivation of implantable defibrillators at the end of life
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:2-6. 2008
    ..To understand potential barriers to physician-initiated discussions about Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) deactivation in patients with advanced illness...
  29. ncbi request reprint Brain dysfunction: another burden for the chronically critically ill
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1993-9. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, no previous research has addressed brain dysfunction in the chronically critically ill, although this topic is important for medical decision making...
  30. pmc "That's like an act of suicide" patients' attitudes toward deactivation of implantable defibrillators
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1070, One Gustave Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:7-12. 2008
    ..To understand potential patient barriers to discussions about implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) deactivation in patients with advanced illness...
  31. pmc Impact of hospice disenrollment on health care use and medicare expenditures for patients with cancer
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Pl, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:4371-5. 2010
    ..However, 11% to 15% of hospice users disenroll from hospice, and little is known about their health care use and Medicare expenditures...
  32. pmc Palliative care needs of seriously ill, older adults presenting to the emergency department
    Corita R Grudzen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1253-7. 2010
    ..The objective was to identify the palliative care needs of seriously ill, older adults in the emergency department (ED)...
  33. doi request reprint Determinants of treatment intensity for patients with serious illness: a new conceptual framework
    Amy S Kelley
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:807-13. 2010
    ..Specifically, end-of-life policy initiatives face the challenges of political feasibility, inaccurate prognostication, and gaps in the existing literature...
  34. doi request reprint The ironic business case for chronic care in the acute care setting
    Albert L Siu
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and James J Peters VA Hospital in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:113-25. 2009
    ..Beyond benefits to hospitals, patients and payers could benefit from improved patient outcomes and costs; society could benefit from more appropriate deployment of resources...
  35. pmc Titrating guidance: a model to guide physicians in assisting patients and family members who are facing complex decisions
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1733-9. 2008
    ..This model can help improve patient-physician communication and decision making so that complex and difficult decisions can be turned into ones that yield to medical expertise, good communication, and personal caring...
  36. doi request reprint Palliative care for patients with head and neck cancer: "I would like a quick return to a normal lifestyle"
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    JAMA 299:1818-25. 2008
    ..By providing comprehensive care to patients with malignancies of the head and neck, clinicians can increase the likelihood that patients and their families will be able to obtain the best possible outcomes and quality of life...
  37. doi request reprint Regulating palliative care: the case of hospice
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:107-16. 2008
    ..It provides valuable insights regarding the potential role of regulation in standardizing the quality of palliative care across the increasingly diverse palliative care programs developing outside of hospice...
  38. doi request reprint Improving access to hospice care: informing the debate
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:438-43. 2008
    ....
  39. pmc Geographic access to hospice in the United States
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:1331-8. 2010
    ..We estimated the proportion of the population living in communities within 30 and 60 minutes driving time of a hospice...
  40. ncbi request reprint Medication utilization in an urban homebound population
    Ian M Kronish
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:411-5. 2006
    ..We sought to characterize the health status and medication utilization of an urban cohort of homebound adults and to identify factors associated with medication use in this population...
  41. ncbi request reprint Physicians' perceptions of procedural pain and discomfort
    Seth Resnick
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:646-51. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether this finding might be related to physicians' misperceptions about the burden of common hospital experiences and procedures...
  42. ncbi request reprint Integrating case management and palliative care
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:119-34. 2004
    ..Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina has also chosen to sustain this enhanced model of care management for seriously ill patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment of pain in older patients
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, Box 1070, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 54:157-64. 2005
    ..This article explores the basic concepts of pain control with a focus on older patients with cancer and highlights issues clinicians should consider when treating these individuals...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based approach to management of fever in patients with end-stage dementia
    Stacie T Pinderhughes
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:351-4. 2003
    ..We use a case example to illustrate our discussion...
  45. pmc Patient relocation in the 6 months after hip fracture: risk factors for fragmented care
    Kenneth S Boockvar
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 130 W Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1826-31. 2004
    ..To describe the incidence and patterns of patient relocation after hip fracture, identify factors associated with relocation, and examine effect of relocation on outcomes...
  46. doi request reprint Hospital-based palliative care consultation: effects on hospital cost
    Joan D Penrod
    Health Services REAP GRECC, James J Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10468, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:973-9. 2010
    ..Palliative care consultation teams in hospitals are becoming increasingly more common. Palliative care improves the quality of hospital care for patients with advanced disease. Less is known about its effects on hospital costs...
  47. pmc Preoperative status and risk of complications in patients with hip fracture
    Mary Ann McLaughlin
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:219-25. 2006
    ..Our objective was to identify potentially modifiable clinical findings that should be considered in decisions about the timing of surgery...
  48. pmc Early ambulation after hip fracture: effects on function and mortality
    Albert L Siu
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:766-71. 2006
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between inpatient bed rest and functional outcomes. We examined how immobility is associated with function and mortality in patients with hip fracture...
  49. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with reductions in patients' analgesia at hospital discharge
    Carlton Moore
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:41-9. 2006
    ..To describe the patterns of opioid prescribing and the factors associated with reductions in the potency of patients' analgesic medications at the time of hospital discharge...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department crowding on the management of pain in older adults with hip fracture
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:270-5. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effect of emergency department (ED) crowding on assessment and treatment of pain in older adults...
  51. doi request reprint Determinants of medical expenditures in the last 6 months of life
    Amy S Kelley
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:235-42. 2011
    ..End-of-life medical expenditures exceed costs of care during other years, vary across regions, and are likely to be unsustainable. Identifying determinants of expenditure variation may reveal opportunities for reducing costs...
  52. ncbi request reprint The inner life of physicians and care of the seriously ill
    D E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 286:3007-14. 2001
    ..Although it is normal to have feelings arising from the care of patients, physicians should take an active role in identifying and controlling those emotions...
  53. pmc Variability in access to hospital palliative care in the United States
    Benjamin Goldsmith
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:1094-102. 2008
    ..Hospital palliative care programs provide high-quality, comprehensive care for seriously ill patients and their families...
  54. pmc Hospice characteristics and the disenrollment of patients with cancer
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:2004-21. 2009
    ..To characterize the types of hospices with higher rates of patient disenrollment from the Medicare Hospice Benefit and the markets in which these hospices operate...
  55. ncbi request reprint The symptom burden of chronic critical illness
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1527-34. 2004
    ..To assess self-reported symptom burden of chronic critical illness...
  56. pmc The quality of emergency department pain care for older adult patients
    Ula Hwang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2122-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether there are differences in emergency department (ED) pain assessment and treatment for older and younger adults...
  57. ncbi request reprint Pain management in hospitalized cancer patients: a systematic review
    Gabrielle R Goldberg
    Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:1792-801. 2007
    ..To assist cancer centers in improving pain management, we conducted a systematic review of institutional interventions designed to improve the assessment and treatment of pain in hospitalized cancer patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint When critical illness becomes chronic: informational needs of patients and families
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Crit Care 20:79-89. 2005
    ..In this qualitative study, we investigated what information is relevant and important for clinician-patient/family communication when critical illness becomes chronic, as indicated by tracheotomy for prolonged mechanical ventilation...
  59. pmc Hospice care: what services do patients and their families receive?
    Melissa D A Carlson
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1070, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1672-90. 2007
    ....
  60. pmc Palliative oncology: identity, progress, and the path ahead
    A S Epstein
    The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Oncol 23:43-8. 2012
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint The medical consultant's role in caring for patients with hip fracture
    R S Morrison
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Ann Intern Med 128:1010-20. 1998
    ..Hip fractures are an important cause of death and functional dependence in the United States...
  62. ncbi request reprint Update in hospice and palliative care 2003
    Daniel Fischberg
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:574-8. 2004
  63. ncbi request reprint Assessing the outcome of a palliative care educational initiative
    Marilyn J Spiegel
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, 10029 6574, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:343-52. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the effects of Mount Sinai's Palliative Care Seminar Series on faculty development and personal growth...
  64. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients requesting and receiving physician-assisted death
    Diane E Meier
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1537-42. 2003
    ..The characteristics of patients requesting and receiving physician aid in dying are important to the development of public policy...
  65. ncbi request reprint The intersection between geriatrics and palliative care: a call for a new research agenda
    Nathan E Goldstein
    Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1593-8. 2005
    ..This article discusses specific methods to improve the current situation within each of these seven areas...
  66. doi request reprint Elevated rates of prolonged grief disorder in African Americans
    B Goldsmith
    Herztberg Paliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Death Stud 32:352-65. 2008
    ..The development of effective interventions to treat PGD highlights the need to identify high-risk individuals and refer them to therapy and suggests the potential need for such therapies to adopt culturally sensitive approaches to care...
  67. ncbi request reprint Assessing differences in care needs and service utilization in geriatric palliative care patients
    Martin M Evers
    The Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:424-32. 2002
    ..Dementia and incapacity profoundly influence decision-making, requiring more time and communication with patients and families...
  68. ncbi request reprint Pain and ethnicity in the United States: A systematic review
    Alexie Cintron
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale, Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1454-73. 2006
    ..Evidence suggests that racial and ethnic disparities exist in access to effective pain treatment...
  69. doi request reprint Research funding for palliative medicine
    Laura P Gelfman
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:36-43. 2008
    ..Medical care for seriously ill patients has been acknowledged to be inadequate and multiple reports have called for increased investment in palliative medicine research...
  70. ncbi request reprint Challenges for palliative care research
    Joan D Penrod
    Program of Research on Serious Physical and Mental Illness, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Bronx VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, New York, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:398-402. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and pain management
    Laura J Morrison
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, 1709 Dryden, Suite 850, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Clin North Am 90:983-1004. 2006
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Autonomy reconsidered
    Diane E Meier
    N Engl J Med 346:1087-9. 2002
  73. ncbi request reprint Evaluating palliative care programs: let's do it right
    Melissa D A Carlson
    J Palliat Med 10:17-8. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment in hip fracture patients: timing of detection and longitudinal follow-up
    Ann L Gruber-Baldini
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1227-36. 2003
    ..To examine the prevalence, incidence, persistence, predictors, and outcomes of cognitive impairment after hip fracture...
  75. ncbi request reprint The effect of do-not-resuscitate orders on physician decision-making
    Mary Catherine Beach
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:2057-61. 2002
    ..Patients with DNR orders may choose to forgo other life-prolonging treatments, but physicians should elicit additional information about patients' treatment goals to inform these decisions...
  76. ncbi request reprint Palliative care outcomes research: the next steps
    R Sean Morrison
    J Palliat Med 8:13-6. 2005
  77. doi request reprint Studying the effectiveness of palliative care
    Joan Penrod
    JAMA 300:1022-3; author reply 1023-4. 2008

Research Grants17

  1. Improving pain and function in hip fracture
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  2. Patient-oriented research in geriatric palliative care
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Pain Management and Functional Recovery in Older Adults
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will examine the impact of this generalizable intervention on pain levels, lower extremity performance, functional status, health related quality of life, and utilization. ..
  4. NIA DEVELOPMENT AWARD PAIN AND DELIRIUM IN HIP FRACTURE
    R Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dr. Morrison will engage in a number of educational activities in order to enhance his research and statistical analysis skills. ..
  5. Improving pain and function in hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....