Linda Emanuel

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment instruments
    Adnan Arseven
    The Buehler Center on Aging, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:121-46, ix. 2005
  2. pmc Progress in palliative care in Israel: comparative mapping and next steps
    Netta Bentur
    Center for Research on Aging, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:9. 2012
  3. pmc Know your patient: psychological drivers of decision making
    Linda Emanuel
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:37. 2012
  4. pmc A national study of chaplaincy services and end-of-life outcomes
    Kevin J Flannelly
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    BMC Palliat Care 11:10. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Ethical, legal, and policy issues
    Linda L Emanuel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:177-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Advance directives
    Linda L Emanuel
    The Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Annu Rev Med 59:187-98. 2008
  7. pmc Economic impact of terminal illness and the willingness to change it
    Natalia Emanuel
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:941-4. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Education and research
    Linda L Emanuel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:79-80. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Palliative care II: improving care
    Linda L Emanuel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:xv-xvii. 2005
  10. pmc Decisions at the end of life: have we come of age?
    Linda Emanuel
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Med 8:57. 2010

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment instruments
    Adnan Arseven
    The Buehler Center on Aging, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:121-46, ix. 2005
    ..This article examines question-based assessment instruments in palliative care for elders. Important in all aspects of medicine, reliance on verbal assessments is of special importance in palliative care...
  2. pmc Progress in palliative care in Israel: comparative mapping and next steps
    Netta Bentur
    Center for Research on Aging, Myers JDC Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:9. 2012
    ..Adequate resource allocation, educational guidelines, credentialed manpower and specialty leadership are the key factors that palliative care development in Israel needs...
  3. pmc Know your patient: psychological drivers of decision making
    Linda Emanuel
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Isr J Health Policy Res 1:37. 2012
    ..This approach could also usher in an era of assessing quality of care for the seriously ill by whether the care matches patient goals...
  4. pmc A national study of chaplaincy services and end-of-life outcomes
    Kevin J Flannelly
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    BMC Palliat Care 11:10. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Ethical, legal, and policy issues
    Linda L Emanuel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:177-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Advance directives
    Linda L Emanuel
    The Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Annu Rev Med 59:187-98. 2008
    ..Ideally, this should occur over the course of regular clinical encounters, with some dedicated time for the topic at suitable intervals...
  7. pmc Economic impact of terminal illness and the willingness to change it
    Natalia Emanuel
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:941-4. 2010
    ..To gather pilot data on the economic impact of terminal illness on families and on the feasibility of training caregivers as a method of stemming illness-related poverty...
  8. ncbi request reprint Education and research
    Linda L Emanuel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:79-80. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Palliative care II: improving care
    Linda L Emanuel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:xv-xvii. 2005
  10. pmc Decisions at the end of life: have we come of age?
    Linda Emanuel
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 N, Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Med 8:57. 2010
    ..Specific interventions, such as Dignity Therapy and advance care planning, may aid this state of mind...
  11. ncbi request reprint The dying role
    Linda Emanuel
    Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:159-68. 2007
    ..Lack thereof can impede good deaths and may have been in part responsible for the intense and often futile interventions provided to many dying patients in the past...
  12. pmc End-of-life care decisions in the PICU: roles professionals play
    Kelly Nicole Michelson
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 14:e34-44. 2013
    ..Describe the roles and respective responsibilities of PICU healthcare professionals in end-of-life care decisions faced by PICU parents...
  13. pmc Hospice providers' key approaches to support informal caregivers in managing medications for patients in private residences
    Denys T Lau
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:1060-71. 2012
    ..However, little is known about how hospice providers prepare and support caregivers with medication-related tasks...
  14. pmc Family caregiver skills in medication management for hospice patients: a qualitative study to define a construct
    Denys T Lau
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:799-807. 2009
    ..To propose a theoretical construct of family caregiver skills in effective medication management for home hospice patients...
  15. pmc Pediatric intensive care unit family conferences: one mode of communication for discussing end-of-life care decisions
    Kelly Nicole Michelson
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 12:e336-43. 2011
    ..To examine clinicians' and parents' reflections on pediatric intensive care unit family conferences in the context of discussion about end-of-life care decision making...
  16. doi request reprint Feasibility and effectiveness of the NEST13+ as a screening tool for advanced illness care needs
    Karen G Scandrett
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:161-9. 2010
    ..A comprehensive whole-person approach might improve processes and outcomes of care for patients with cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint The price of palliative care: toward a complete accounting of costs and benefits
    Alexander A Boni-Saenz
    Buehler Center on Aging, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 750 North Lake Shore Drive, Suite 601, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 21:147-63, ix. 2005
    ..Methods for gathering relevant cost-benefit information are detailed, along with potential obstacles to implementation. This approach is applicable to palliative care in general, including palliative care for elders...
  18. ncbi request reprint A system for interactive assessment and management in palliative care
    Chih Hung Chang
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 33:745-55. 2007
    ..This system is innovative in its application of the state-of-the-science approaches, such as item response theory and computerized adaptive testing, to many of the significant clinical problems related to palliative care...
  19. pmc Palliative care symptom assessment for patients with cancer in the emergency department: validation of the Screen for Palliative and End-of-life care needs in the Emergency Department instrument
    Christopher T Richards
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:757-64. 2011
    ..We sought to develop and validate a novel palliative medicine needs assessment tool for patients with cancer in the emergency department...
  20. ncbi request reprint Having a difficult time leaving: experiences and attitudes of nurses with palliative sedation
    Judith A C Rietjens
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Palliat Med 21:643-9. 2007
    ..Palliative sedation is an important topic of medical and ethical debates. Although nurses often participate in its use, little is known about their attitudes and experiences...
  21. pmc Pathways toward the future: points to consider for oncofertility oversight
    Sarah B Rodriguez
    Medical Humanities Bioethics Program, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Cancer Surviv 7:140-5. 2013
    ..Because of the emerging status of oncofertility, these issues are ones that need continued discussion and clarification, prompting our call for an oversight mechanism to provide guidance for how this technology should proceed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Who's caring for whom? Differing perspectives between seriously ill patients and their family caregivers
    Joshua M Hauser
    Buehler Center on Aging, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:105-12. 2006
    ..Consistent sociodemographic or clinical predictors of nonconcordant responses were not found. These data suggest important ways that patient and caregiver reports of the same experience vary...
  23. pmc Development of geriatric competencies for emergency medicine residents using an expert consensus process
    Teresita M Hogan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Resurrection Medical Center, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:316-24. 2010
    ..Older patients can have complex clinical presentations and be resource-intensive. Evidence indicates that emergency physicians fail to provide consistent high-quality care for elder ED patients, resulting in poor clinical outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health-related safety: a framework to address barriers to aging in place
    Denys T Lau
    The Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Gerontologist 47:830-7. 2007
    ..This article moves the field forward by applying systems thinking and safety sciences to health-related safety in the home and community, thereby paralleling what researchers have begun to do with patient safety in health care systems...
  25. ncbi request reprint Integrating palliative care into disease management guidelines
    Linda Emanuel
    Buehler Center on Aging, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:774-83. 2004
    ..Palliative care should not be reserved for those who are close to dying; as a comprehensive approach to minimizing illness-related suffering, it is appropriate for patients with significant illness from the time of diagnosis on...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pain in persons with dementia: complex, common, and challenging
    Joseph Shega
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Pain 8:373-8. 2007
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the Education for Physicians on End-of-Life Care (EPEC) Project
    Katya Robinson
    The EPEC Project, Buehler Center on Aging, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:637-45. 2004
    ..An assessment of its use to help the project reach its targets was performed...
  28. pmc Palliative care: bringing change to the practice setting
    Linda L Emanuel
    Medscape J Med 10:128. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Talking with terminally ill patients and their caregivers about death, dying, and bereavement: is it stressful? Is it helpful?
    Ezekiel J Emanuel
    Department of Clinical Bioethics, Warren G Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1999-2004. 2004
    ..This study was conducted to assess whether interviewing terminally ill patients and their caregivers about death, dying, and bereavement is stressful and/or helpful...
  30. ncbi request reprint Advance directives and advancing age
    Linda L Emanuel
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:641-2. 2004

Research Grants9

  1. Education for Physicians in End-of-life Care (EPEC)
    Linda Emanuel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..At the conclusion of the project we anticipate achievement these goals and transition to a steady-state, self-sustaining, partnership approach to EPEC training. ..
  2. Interactive Distance Learning Program in Palliative Care
    Linda Emanuel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Some needed metrics for evaluating palliative care education; and 3. Information on which features of distance learning result in the greatest educational impact. ..
  3. Palliative Care for Cancer Patients in Emergency Wards
    Linda Emanuel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This portion of the project allows us to extend the usual education evaluation to include not only improvement in clinicians' attitudes, knowledge and some skills, but also in clincial behaviours and patient outcomes. ..