Richard A Mularski

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of dying in the ICU: ratings by family members
    Richard A Mularski
    Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Chest 128:280-7. 2005
  2. pmc Measuring pain as the 5th vital sign does not improve quality of pain management
    Richard A Mularski
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:607-12. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Proposed quality measures for palliative care in the critically ill: a consensus from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Critical Care Workgroup
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S404-11. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Pain management within the palliative and end-of-life care experience in the ICU
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research Kaiser Permanente Northwest and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Chest 135:1360-9. 2009
  5. pmc Communication by nurses in the intensive care unit: qualitative analysis of domains of patient-centered care
    Christopher G Slatore
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon, USA
    Am J Crit Care 21:410-8. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Defining and measuring quality palliative and end-of-life care in the intensive care unit
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S309-16. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Methodological approaches for a systematic review of end-of-life care
    Karl A Lorenz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S4-11. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality measures for symptoms and advance care planning in cancer: a systematic review
    Karl A Lorenz
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Division of General Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4933-8. 2006
  9. pmc Focus group findings about the influence of culture on communication preferences in end-of-life care
    William H Shrank
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:703-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence for improving palliative care at the end of life: a systematic review
    Karl A Lorenz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Integrated Palliative Program, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:147-59. 2008

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Quality of dying in the ICU: ratings by family members
    Richard A Mularski
    Oregon Health and Science University and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Chest 128:280-7. 2005
    ..To explore the quality of the dying experience and associations to higher quality ratings for people who died in an ICU...
  2. pmc Measuring pain as the 5th vital sign does not improve quality of pain management
    Richard A Mularski
    Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:607-12. 2006
    ..To improve pain management, the Veterans Health Administration launched the "Pain as the 5th Vital Sign" initiative in 1999, requiring a pain intensity rating (0 to 10) at all clinical encounters...
  3. ncbi request reprint Proposed quality measures for palliative care in the critically ill: a consensus from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Critical Care Workgroup
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S404-11. 2006
    ..The proposed measures are intended to stimulate further discussion, testing, and refinement for quality of care measurement and enhancement...
  4. doi request reprint Pain management within the palliative and end-of-life care experience in the ICU
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research Kaiser Permanente Northwest and Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Chest 135:1360-9. 2009
    ....
  5. pmc Communication by nurses in the intensive care unit: qualitative analysis of domains of patient-centered care
    Christopher G Slatore
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Oregon, USA
    Am J Crit Care 21:410-8. 2012
    ..High-quality communication is a key determinant and facilitator of patient-centered care. Nurses engage in most of the communication with patients and patients' families in the intensive care unit...
  6. ncbi request reprint Defining and measuring quality palliative and end-of-life care in the intensive care unit
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Crit Care Med 34:S309-16. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Methodological approaches for a systematic review of end-of-life care
    Karl A Lorenz
    VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:S4-11. 2005
    ..This very large, diverse body of literature reflects the tremendous growth of the field of end-of-life care over the last decade...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality measures for symptoms and advance care planning in cancer: a systematic review
    Karl A Lorenz
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Division of General Internal Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Clin Oncol 24:4933-8. 2006
    ..This study was designed to identify systematically the quality measures and the evidence to support their use in pain, dyspnea, depression, and advance care planning (ACP), and to identify research gaps...
  9. pmc Focus group findings about the influence of culture on communication preferences in end-of-life care
    William H Shrank
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:703-9. 2005
    ..Little guidance is available for health care providers who try to communicate with patients and their families in a culturally sensitive way about end-of-life care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evidence for improving palliative care at the end of life: a systematic review
    Karl A Lorenz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Veterans Integrated Palliative Program, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:147-59. 2008
    ..Many persons and their families are burdened by serious chronic illness in late life. How to best support quality of life is an important consideration for care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and intensive care unit care: daily intensive care unit care plan checklist #123
    Richard A Mularski
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate, WIN 1060, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1205-6. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and intensive care unit care: preadmission assessment #122
    Richard A Mularski
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate, WIN 1060, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:1204-5. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint The quality of obstructive lung disease care for adults in the United States as measured by adherence to recommended processes
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate, WIN 1060, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Chest 130:1844-50. 2006
    ..The extent to which patients with obstructive lung disease receive recommended processes of care is largely unknown. We assessed the quality of care delivered to a national sample of the US population...
  14. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based therapy for dyspnea in chronic obstructive lung disease
    Richard A Mularski
    The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 15:1083-90. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to test the efficacy of a mindfulness-based breathing therapy (MBBT) on improving symptoms and health-related quality of life in those with COPD...
  15. doi request reprint COPD performance measures: missing opportunities for improving care
    John E Heffner
    Providence Portland Medical Center, 5050 NE Hoyt St, Ste 540, Portland, OR 97213, USA
    Chest 137:1181-9. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Long-term persistence of quality improvements for an intensive care unit communication initiative using the VALUE strategy
    Nicholas G Wysham
    Department of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA Electronic address
    J Crit Care 29:450-4. 2014
    ..In this report, we evaluate the long-term effects of a quality improvement (QI) initiative, based on the VALUE communication strategy, designed to improve communication with family members of critically ill patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Automating care quality measurement with health information technology
    Brian Hazelhurst
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:313-9. 2012
    ..To assess the performance of a health information technology platform that enables automated measurement of asthma care quality using comprehensive electronic medical record (EMR) data, including providers' free-text notes...
  18. pmc Pharmacist glycemic control team improves quality of glycemic control in surgical patients with perioperative dysglycemia
    Karen S Mularski
    Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center, Portland, OR, USA
    Perm J 16:28-33. 2012
    ..However, safe and effective perioperative glycemic control can be limited by expert clinician availability...
  19. doi request reprint Influence of personal preferences for life-sustaining treatment on medical decision making among pediatric intensivists
    Jennifer S Needle
    Division of Critical Care, Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:2464-9. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the relationship between personal preferences for life-sustaining treatment and medical decision making among pediatric intensivists...
  20. ncbi request reprint Medication use, emergency hospital care utilization, and quality-of-life outcome disparities by race/ethnicity among adults with asthma
    David M Mosen
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, 3800 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:821-8. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care in the critically ill geriatric population
    Richard A Mularski
    Division Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 S W Sam Jackson Park Rd, L102, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    Crit Care Clin 19:789-810, viii. 2003
    ..Recent data suggest that, on average, 11% of Medicare recipients spend more that 7 days in the ICU within 6 months before death...
  22. pmc A systematic review of measures of end-of-life care and its outcomes
    Richard A Mularski
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Oregon Health and Science University, 3800 N Interstate, WIN 1060, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Health Serv Res 42:1848-70. 2007
    ..To identify psychometrically sound measures of outcomes in end-of-life care and to characterize their use in intervention studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes in randomized prospective trials in palliative care
    Richard A Mularski
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:S7-S19. 2007
    ..As other fields have developed and refined methodological approaches that address their particular research needs, palliative care researchers must do the same to answer important clinical questions in rigorous and credible ways...
  24. doi request reprint An official American Thoracic Society clinical policy statement: palliative care for patients with respiratory diseases and critical illnesses
    Paul N Lanken
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:912-27. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint The search for a good death--are there quality insights accessible from medical records?
    Richard A Mularski
    Crit Care Med 36:1372-3. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Pain management in the intensive care unit
    Richard A Mularski
    Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Crit Care Clin 20:381-401, viii. 2004
    ..To optimize palliative therapy, symptoms are best addressed by interdisciplinary care teams guided by models that acknowledge a continuum of curative therapies and palliative care...
  27. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of satisfaction with care at the end of life
    Sydney Morss Dy
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:124-9. 2008
    ..More focus on these satisfaction elements might improve the effectiveness of end-of-life interventions and their evaluation...
  28. doi request reprint Translating and implementing evidence-based care in the ICU: it's time to value family communication
    Richard A Mularski
    Chest 134:676-8. 2008