JUDITH E contact NELSON

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Integration of palliative care in chronic critical illness management
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Respir Care 57:1004-12; discussion 1012-3. 2012
  2. pmc Integrating palliative care with intensive care for critically ill patients with lung cancer
    Elizabeth B Gay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    Ann Intensive Care 2:3. 2012
  3. pmc Surgical intensive care unit clinician estimates of the adequacy of communication regarding patient prognosis
    Rebecca A Aslakson
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Crit Care 14:R218. 2010
  4. pmc Models for structuring a clinical initiative to enhance palliative care in the intensive care unit: a report from the IPAL-ICU Project (Improving Palliative Care in the ICU)
    Judith E Nelson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1765-72. 2010
  5. pmc Chronic critical illness
    Judith E Nelson
    Department of Medicine, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:446-54. 2010
  6. pmc In their own words: patients and families define high-quality palliative care in the intensive care unit
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:808-18. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Family meetings made simpler: a toolkit for the intensive care unit
    Judith E Nelson
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Crit Care 24:626.e7-14. 2009
  8. 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
  9. pmc The intensive care unit family meeting: making it happen
    Elizabeth B Gay
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Crit Care 24:629.e1-12. 2009
  10. 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

Research Grants

  1. Informing Decisions in Chronic Critical Illness: An RCT
    JUDITH E contact NELSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated Outcomes
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Integration of palliative care in chronic critical illness management
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Respir Care 57:1004-12; discussion 1012-3. 2012
    ..We review "consultative" and "integrative" models for integrating palliative care and restorative critical care. Finally, we highlight key ethical issues that arise in the care of chronically critically ill patients and their families...
  2. pmc Integrating palliative care with intensive care for critically ill patients with lung cancer
    Elizabeth B Gay
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    Ann Intensive Care 2:3. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Surgical intensive care unit clinician estimates of the adequacy of communication regarding patient prognosis
    Rebecca A Aslakson
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Crit Care 14:R218. 2010
    ..Practice guidelines recommend improving communication. However, few data, particularly in surgical ICUs, exist on health care provider opinions regarding whether communication is effective...
  4. pmc Models for structuring a clinical initiative to enhance palliative care in the intensive care unit: a report from the IPAL-ICU Project (Improving Palliative Care in the ICU)
    Judith E Nelson
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:1765-72. 2010
    ..To describe models used in successful clinical initiatives to improve the quality of palliative care in critical care settings...
  5. pmc Chronic critical illness
    Judith E Nelson
    Department of Medicine, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:446-54. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc In their own words: patients and families define high-quality palliative care in the intensive care unit
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 38:808-18. 2010
    ..We conducted this study to obtain their views on important domains of this care...
  7. doi request reprint Family meetings made simpler: a toolkit for the intensive care unit
    Judith E Nelson
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Crit Care 24:626.e7-14. 2009
    ..Just as simple tools have helped reduce bloodstream infections, our hope is that the toolkit presented here will help critical care teams to meet the important communication needs of ICU families...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc The intensive care unit family meeting: making it happen
    Elizabeth B Gay
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Crit Care 24:629.e1-12. 2009
    ..Finally, we describe performance improvement initiatives by ICUs in different parts of the country that have achieved striking successes in making family meetings happen...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Identifying and overcoming the barriers to high-quality palliative care in the intensive care unit
    Judith E Nelson
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S324-31. 2006
    ..Specific strategies to improve intensive care unit palliative care, including consultation by palliative care specialists, and palliative care quality measurement are discussed...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Palliative care of the chronically critically ill patient
    Judith E Nelson
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Medical Intensive Care Unit, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1232, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Clin 18:659-81. 2002
    ..For the CCI, whose risks of death, disability, and suffering are so high, it is essential that excellent palliative care be provided along with restorative treatment in an integrated way...
  14. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care for the critically ill: A national intensive care unit survey
    Judith E Nelson
    Department of Medicine, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:2547-53. 2006
    ..We conducted this study to elicit the views and experiences of ICU directors regarding barriers to optimal end-of-life care and to identify the type, availability, and perceived benefit of specific strategies that may improve this care...
  15. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care in patients with lung cancer
    John P Griffin
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room H 314, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Chest 123:312S-331S. 2003
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers in the chronically critically ill patient
    Harold Brem
    Department of Surgery and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustav L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Crit Care Clin 18:683-94. 2002
    ..Treatment decisions should be made within the context of the patient's overall care goals...

Research Grants5

  1. Informing Decisions in Chronic Critical Illness: An RCT
    JUDITH E contact NELSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Chronic Critical Illness: Symptoms/Associated Outcomes
    Judith Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We plan to evaluate such interventions in a future phase of research. ..