D P Sulmasy

Summary

Affiliation: New York Medical College
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Death, dignity, and the theory of value
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Saint Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, USA
    Ethical Perspect 9:103-18. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Informed consent without autonomy
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Manhattan, NY, USA
    Fordham Urban Law J 30:207-20. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Terri Schiavo and the Roman Catholic tradition of forgoing extraordinary means of care
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:359-62. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Spiritual issues in the care of dying patients: ". . . it's okay between me and god"
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan and New York Medical College, New York 10011, USA
    JAMA 296:1385-92. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and clinical care
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, 153 W 11th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Chest 135:1634-42. 2009
  6. pmc A prospective trial of a new policy eliminating signed consent for do not resuscitate orders
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Department of Medicine St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1261-8. 2006
  7. doi request reprint What is conscience and why is respect for it so important?
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, 153 W 11th St, New York, NY, 10011, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 29:135-49. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The quality of care plans for patients with do-not-resuscitate orders
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1573-8. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint "Diseases and natural kinds"
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College, Sisters of Charity Chair in Ethics, The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, NY 10011, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 26:487-513. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The logos of the genome: genomes as parts of organisms
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital and New York Medical College, NY, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 27:535-40. 2006

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Death, dignity, and the theory of value
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Saint Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, USA
    Ethical Perspect 9:103-18. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Informed consent without autonomy
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Manhattan, NY, USA
    Fordham Urban Law J 30:207-20. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Terri Schiavo and the Roman Catholic tradition of forgoing extraordinary means of care
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:359-62. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Spiritual issues in the care of dying patients: ". . . it's okay between me and god"
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan and New York Medical College, New York 10011, USA
    JAMA 296:1385-92. 2006
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Spirituality, religion, and clinical care
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, 153 W 11th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Chest 135:1634-42. 2009
    ..This article provides concrete advice about taking a spiritual history, ethical boundaries, whether to pray with patients, and when to refer patients to chaplains or to their own personal clergy...
  6. pmc A prospective trial of a new policy eliminating signed consent for do not resuscitate orders
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Department of Medicine St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1261-8. 2006
    ....
  7. doi request reprint What is conscience and why is respect for it so important?
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, 153 W 11th St, New York, NY, 10011, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 29:135-49. 2008
    ..Tolerance is defined as mutual respect for conscience. A set of boundary conditions for justifiable respect for conscientious objection in medicine is proposed...
  8. ncbi request reprint The quality of care plans for patients with do-not-resuscitate orders
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1573-8. 2004
    ..We studied the explicitness and comprehensiveness of care plans for patients with DNR orders and what factors were associated with this aspect of the quality of their care...
  9. ncbi request reprint "Diseases and natural kinds"
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College, Sisters of Charity Chair in Ethics, The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, NY 10011, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 26:487-513. 2005
    ..Injury is a concept parallel to disease that also makes necessary reference to living natural kinds. These ideas provide a new possibility for the development of a philosophy of medicine with implications for medical ethics...
  10. ncbi request reprint The logos of the genome: genomes as parts of organisms
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital and New York Medical College, NY, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 27:535-40. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Cancer care, money, and the value of life: whose justice? Which rationality?
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan and New York Medical College, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:217-22. 2007
    ..Oncologists would then be free to advocate for their patients within the constraints imposed by this public process...
  12. ncbi request reprint Promethean medicine: spirituality, stem cells, and cloning
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital, Manhattan, NY 10011, USA
    South Med J 99:1419-23. 2006
    ..The illusory quest for immortality through the practice of regenerative medicine using stem cells is a gross violation of that virtue...
  13. pmc How would terminally ill patients have others make decisions for them in the event of decisional incapacity? A longitudinal study
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital, New York, New York 10011, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1981-8. 2007
    ..To determine the role terminally ill patients would opt to have their loved ones and physicians play in healthcare decisions should they lose decision-making capacity and how this changes over time...
  14. ncbi request reprint What is a miracle?
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital, Manhattan, New York 10011, USA
    South Med J 100:1223-8. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint Distinguishing denial from authentic faith in miracles: a clinical-pastoral approach
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
    South Med J 100:1268-72. 2007
  16. pmc Within you/without you: biotechnology, ontology, and ethics
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, 153 W 11th St, New York, NY, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:69-72. 2008
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  17. doi request reprint Physicians' confidence in discussing do not resuscitate orders with patients and surrogates
    D P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:96-101. 2008
    ..Although perceived self-efficacy (confidence) is a known prerequisite for behavioural change, little is understood about the confidence of physicians regarding DNR discussions...
  18. doi request reprint Beliefs and attitudes of nurses and physicians about do not resuscitate orders and who should speak to patients and families about them
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
    Crit Care Med 36:1817-22. 2008
    ..However, the beliefs and attitudes of health professionals about the role nurses should play in this process have received little systematic study...
  19. doi request reprint U.S. medical students' perceptions of the adequacy of their schools' curricular attention to care at the end of life: 1998-2006
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Hospital, New York, New York 10011, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:707-16. 2008
    ..Little is known about the long-term effectiveness of recent efforts to improve end-of-life care education at U.S. medical schools...
  20. ncbi request reprint Confidence and knowledge of medical ethics among interns entering residency in different specialties
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    Bioethics Institute, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    J Clin Ethics 16:230-5. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Patients' ratings of quality and satisfaction with care at the end of life
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, St Vincent s Manhattan, 153 W 11th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2098-104. 2002
    ..To elicit ratings of quality and satisfaction with care from medical inpatients, especially those near the end of life...
  22. ncbi request reprint A biopsychosocial-spiritual model for the care of patients at the end of life
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College and The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Gerontologist 42:24-33. 2002
    ..This article presents a model for research and practice that expands on the biopsychosocial model to include the spiritual concerns of patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Appearance and morality: ethics and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics St Vincent s Manhattan and The Bioethics Institute of New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10011, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:4-7. 2002
  24. pmc At wit's end: forgiveness, dignity, and the care of the dying
    D P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincents Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 16:335-8. 2001
    ..Such a reaction to the play by physicians might truly and radically improve the care of the dying...
  25. ncbi request reprint Physicians' ethical beliefs about cost-control arrangements
    D P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincents Hospital, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Arch Intern Med 160:649-57. 2000
    ..Although much has been written about the ethics of new methods of health care financing, little is known about the extent to which physicians experience these cost-control arrangements as ethical problems...
  26. ncbi request reprint What is an oath and why should a physician swear one?
    D P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincents Hospital and Medical Center, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 20:329-46. 1999
    ..No attempt is made to define which oath a physician should swear...
  27. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with the time nurses spend at the bedsides of seriously ill patients with poor prognoses
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent s Manhattan, New York, New York 10011, USA
    Med Care 41:458-66. 2003
    ..Little is known about the time health professionals spend with inpatients that are close to the end of life...
  28. ncbi request reprint Is medicine a spiritual practice?
    D P Sulmasy
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Hospital, New York, New York 10011, USA
    Acad Med 74:1002-5. 1999
    ..This will better prepare them to meet the spiritual needs of their patients...
  29. pmc Decision-making in patients with advanced cancer compared with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    A B Astrow
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Med Ethics 34:664-8. 2008
    ..Patients with advanced cancer need information about end-of-life treatment options in order to make informed decisions. Clinicians vary in the frequency with which they initiate these discussions. Patients and..
  30. ncbi request reprint Killing and allowing to die: another look
    D P Sulmasy
    St Vincents Hospital, New York City, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 26:55-64, 4. 1998
    ..Author offers an analytic defense of the coherence of the distinction between "killing" and "allowing to die," based on contemporary philosophy of action and intention...
  31. doi request reprint The surrogate's experience in authorizing a do not resuscitate order
    Catherine M Handy
    St Vincents Catholic Medical Centers, New York, New York, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:13-9. 2008
    ..The goal of this study is to investigate the subjective and emotional experience of surrogates who authorize DNR orders in this setting...
  32. ncbi request reprint I was sick and you came to visit me: time spent at the bedsides of seriously ill patients with poor prognoses
    D P Sulmasy
    John J. Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, St. Vincent's, Manhattan, New York, New York 10011, USA
    Am J Med 111:385-9. 2001
    ..Patients with advanced dementia and minority patients appear to have less bedside contact. Further study is required to confirm these findings and to understand optimal visit time for medical inpatients with poor prognoses...
  33. ncbi request reprint Deliberative Democracy and stem cell research in New York State: the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 19:63-78. 2009
    ..A few relatively simple changes could make New York's program a real model for putting Deliberative Democracy into practice in making policy decisions regarding controversial bioethical issues...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is failure to meet spiritual needs associated with cancer patients' perceptions of quality of care and their satisfaction with care?
    Alan B Astrow
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    J Clin Oncol 25:5753-7. 2007
    ..Even fewer have investigated the relationship between patients' spiritual needs and perceptions of quality and satisfaction with care...
  35. ncbi request reprint Can medical schools be Catholic? For two reasons, Catholic universities should continue sponsoring such schools
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital, Manhattan, USA
    Health Prog 84:10-3, 50. 2003
  36. pmc Can a pain management and palliative care curriculum improve the opioid prescribing practices of medical residents?
    Wayne A Ury
    Saint Vincent s Catholic Medical Centers of New York, Manhattan Campus, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 17:625-31. 2002
    ..We assessed whether a case-based palliative medicine curriculum could improve medical house staff opioid prescribing practices...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sedation, alimentation, hydration, and equivocation: careful conversation about care at the end of life
    Lynn A Jansen
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Hospital and Medical Center, 153 West 11th Street NR 815, New York, NY 10011, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:845-9. 2002
    ..These distinctions reveal the complexity of the issues surrounding terminal sedation and refusal of hydration and nutrition, a complexity that has not been adequately addressed in recent discussions...
  38. ncbi request reprint A scale for measuring patient perceptions of the quality of end-of-life care and satisfaction with treatment: the reliability and validity of QUEST
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Catholic Medical Center Manhattan, New York, NY 10011, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 23:458-70. 2002
    ..Although preliminary, these findings suggest that QUEST may be useful in assessing quality and satisfaction with the care rendered by physicians and nurses to hospitalized patients at the end of life...
  39. ncbi request reprint Health care justice and hospice care
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital, Manhattan, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep . 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint STUDENTJAMA. Spirituality and the patient-physician relationship
    Alan B Astrow
    St Vincent s Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    JAMA 291:2884. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Proportionality, terminal suffering and the restorative goals of medicine
    Lynn A Jansen
    The John J Conley Department of Ethics, Saint Vincent s Hospital, Manhattan, NY 10011, USA
    Theor Med Bioeth 23:321-37. 2002
    ..As we explain, this principle is justified by reference to the interests terminally ill patients have in restoration, as well as in the relief of suffering, at the end of life...
  42. ncbi request reprint Emergency contraception for women who have been raped: must catholics test for ovulation, or is testing for pregnancy morally sufficient?
    Daniel P Sulmasy
    St Vincent s Hospital Manhattan, NY, USA
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 16:305-31. 2006
    ..This article presents clinical, epidemiological, and ethical arguments why testing for pregnancy should be morally sufficient for a faith community that is strongly opposed to abortion...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sexually transmitted disease: a private matter?
    Jayne D Rivas
    John J Conley Department of Ethics, St Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Manhattan Service Division, New York, New York, USA
    Am Fam Physician 66:1351-2, 1355. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint A Spanish version of the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire
    Victorio R Tolentino
    Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, St Vincent s Manhattan, New York, USA
    J Palliat Care 18:92-6. 2002
    ..Our initial review demonstrated face validity for the Spanish version of the MQOL. However, further testing is required to fully determine its psychometric properties and to provide a version that has been validated in use...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bioethics, conflicts of interest, & the limits of transparency
    Lynn A Jansen
    St Vincent s, New York City, NY, USA
    Hastings Cent Rep 33:40-3. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of patients and physicians regarding phase I cancer clinical trials: implications for physician-patient communication
    Neal J Meropol
    Division of Medical Science, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA 19111, USA
    J Clin Oncol 21:2589-96. 2003
    ..To describe and compare the perceptions of cancer patients and their physicians regarding phase I clinical trials...
  47. ncbi request reprint The correlation between patient characteristics and expectations of benefit from Phase I clinical trials
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Cancer 98:166-75. 2003
    ..The authors examined a range of patient characteristics to determine which factors were associated with greater expectations of benefit from Phase I trials...
  48. ncbi request reprint Life-sustaining treatments: what do physicians want and do they express their wishes to others?
    Joseph J Gallo
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:961-9. 2003
    ....
  49. pmc Family health care decision making and self-efficacy with patients with ALS at the end of life
    Marie T Nolan
    School of Nursing, Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:273-80. 2008
    ..This study compared the preferences of patients with ALS for involving family in health care decisions at the end of life with the actual involvement reported by the family after death...
  50. ncbi request reprint Religious importance and practices of patients with a life-threatening illness: implications for screening protocols
    Joan E Kub
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 212105, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 16:196-200. 2003
    ..Recommendations are presented on how health professionals can use the responses to these questions to determine the need for further spiritual assessment and intervention...
  51. ncbi request reprint An exploration of relative health stock in advanced cancer patients
    Darrell J Gaskin
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Med Decis Making 24:614-24. 2004
    ..Specifically, they estimated the effect of relative health stock on advanced cancer patients' decisions to participate in phase I clinical trials...
  52. ncbi request reprint Discussing religious and spiritual issues at the end of life: a practical guide for physicians
    Bernard Lo
    JAMA 287:749-54. 2002
    ..By responding to patients' spiritual and religious concerns and needs, physicians may help them find comfort and closure near the end of life...
  53. ncbi request reprint Understanding of an aggregate probability statement by patients who are offered participation in Phase I clinical trials
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27715, USA
    Cancer 103:140-7. 2005
    ..The authors sought to characterize a special form of numeracy among patients with advanced cancer who were offered participation in Phase I oncology clinical trials...
  54. pmc When patients lack capacity: the roles that patients with terminal diagnoses would choose for their physicians and loved ones in making medical decisions
    Marie T Nolan
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:342-53. 2005
    ..Deciding for patients who cannot speak for themselves may be more complex than has previously been reflected in law, policy, or clinical ethics...
  55. ncbi request reprint The clinician as investigator: participating in clinical trials in the practice setting
    Ellis W Lader
    Circulation 109:2672-9. 2004
    ..Finally, the appendices review basic elements of study design and statistical principles, which may be of interest to a potential investigator...
  56. ncbi request reprint The clinician as investigator: participating in clinical trials in the practice setting: Appendix 2: statistical concepts in study design and analysis
    Ellis W Lader
    Circulation 109:e305-7. 2004
  57. pmc Expectations of benefit in early-phase clinical trials: implications for assessing the adequacy of informed consent
    Kevin P Weinfurt
    Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27715, USA
    Med Decis Making 28:575-81. 2008
    ..There is concern that participants misunderstand the trials to which they have consented, which is based on assumptions about what patients mean when responding to questions about likelihood of benefit...