Elisa J Gordon

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Opportunities for shared decision making in kidney transplantation
    E J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1149-58. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in live donor transplantation: should complications be tolerated?
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:235-40. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Telenephrology: a novel approach to improve coordinated and collaborative care for chronic kidney disease
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:972-81. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Informed consent for living donation: a review of key empirical studies, ethical challenges and future research
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2273-80. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of Internet education about living kidney donation for Hispanics
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Prog Transplant 22:294-303. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Kidney transplant candidates' understanding of increased risk donor kidneys: a qualitative study
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3152, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:359-68. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Are informed consent forms for organ transplantation and donation too difficult to read?
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3152, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:275-83. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Transplant center provision of education and culturally and linguistically competent care: a national study
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2701-7. 2010
  9. pmc The quality of health insurance service delivery for kidney transplant recipients: a patient perspective
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative NUTORC, Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2208-14. 2010
  10. pmc Disparities in kidney transplant outcomes: a review
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:81-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. doi request reprint Opportunities for shared decision making in kidney transplantation
    E J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1149-58. 2013
    ..We propose strategies to promote and overcome obstacles to SDM in kidney transplantation. We contend that engagement in SDM can be facilitated by re-organization of clinical care, communication and education of providers and patients...
  2. doi request reprint Ethical considerations in live donor transplantation: should complications be tolerated?
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:235-40. 2013
    ..Although living donor transplantation is considered an ethically acceptable undertaking for the purpose of saving another's life, its safety remains under investigation...
  3. doi request reprint Telenephrology: a novel approach to improve coordinated and collaborative care for chronic kidney disease
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:972-81. 2013
    ..We describe a range of scenarios in which telenephrology would facilitate collaborative care in CKD and how it would be the basis for patient-oriented research to assess improvements in outcomes in the future...
  4. doi request reprint Informed consent for living donation: a review of key empirical studies, ethical challenges and future research
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2273-80. 2012
    ..This review highlights challenges to each element of consent for both LKDs and LLDs, and situates trends within broader policy contexts, ethical debates and avenues for future innovative research...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of Internet education about living kidney donation for Hispanics
    Elisa J Gordon
    Center for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Prog Transplant 22:294-303. 2012
    ..Lack of knowledge and cultural beliefs about living kidney donation contribute to these disparities. The Internet is an optimal venue to educate underserved, low-literacy populations...
  6. doi request reprint Kidney transplant candidates' understanding of increased risk donor kidneys: a qualitative study
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3152, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:359-68. 2012
    ..The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) requires specific informed consent when "increased risk" (IR) donor organs are utilized. Little is known about kidney transplant candidates' understanding of IR donor kidneys...
  7. doi request reprint Are informed consent forms for organ transplantation and donation too difficult to read?
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 3152, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:275-83. 2012
    ..Reducing CFs' reading level may help to increase patient comprehension for adequate informed consent...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transplant center provision of education and culturally and linguistically competent care: a national study
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2701-7. 2010
    ..Transplant centers need to take greater efforts to consistently provide appropriate education, promote LD, and provide culturally and linguistically competent care to ensure effective communication with all patients...
  9. pmc The quality of health insurance service delivery for kidney transplant recipients: a patient perspective
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative NUTORC, Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2208-14. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to test this hypothesis in a larger population...
  10. pmc Disparities in kidney transplant outcomes: a review
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Nephrol 30:81-9. 2010
    ..Future research is needed to examine the mechanisms contributing to disparities in graft survival and ultimately to intervene effectively...
  11. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physical activity and fluid intake in kidney transplant recipients
    Elisa J Gordon
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Surgery Division, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:E69-81. 2010
    ..Self-care for kidney transplantation is recommended to maintain kidney function. Little is known about levels of self-care practices and demographic, psychosocial, and health-related correlates...
  12. pmc Self-care strategies and barriers among kidney transplant recipients: a qualitative study
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Chronic Illn 5:75-91. 2009
    ..We also examined attitudes about, barriers to undertaking, and strategies used to initiate and maintain adequate self-care for fluid intake, exercise and dietary practices...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health literacy skills of kidney transplant recipients
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Prog Transplant 19:25-34. 2009
    ..Although low health literacy can affect patients' treatment decision making, comprehension of health information, and medication adherence, little is known about health literacy skills of kidney transplant recipients...
  14. pmc Medication-taking among adult renal transplant recipients: barriers and strategies
    Elisa J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Transpl Int 22:534-45. 2009
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  15. doi request reprint The challenge of informed consent for increased risk living donation and transplantation
    E J Gordon
    Institute for Healthcare Studies, Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:2569-74. 2011
    ..Optimizing a recipient's informed consent is essential to protecting patient safety and autonomy...
  16. pmc Longitudinal analysis of physical activity, fluid intake, and graft function among kidney transplant recipients
    Elisa J Gordon
    Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Transpl Int 22:990-8. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest the need for a randomized controlled trial of exercise, fluid intake, and smoking history on GFR beyond 12 months...
  17. doi request reprint National survey of provider opinions on controversial characteristics of liver transplant candidates
    Katharine Secunda
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:395-403. 2013
    ..Evidence-based data on the outcomes of such patients are needed to guide the formation of written policies to better standardize eligibility criteria...
  18. ncbi request reprint Why are hemodialysis treatments shortened and skipped? Development of a taxonomy and relationship to patient subgroups
    Elisa J Gordon
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 30:209-17; discussion 218. 2003
    ..Transportation problems were more common among African Americans. Interventions to optimize hemodialysis treatment should identify and target patient-specific reasons for shortening and skipping and not assume noncompliance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Skin cancer prevention education for kidney transplant recipients: a systematic evaluation of Internet sites
    June K Robinson
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ilinois, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:344-9. 2010
    ..Repeated patient education about skin cancer prevention is important to self-care after transplant...
  20. pmc Efficacy of an educational intervention with kidney transplant recipients to promote skin self-examination for squamous cell carcinoma detection
    June K Robinson
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 132 E Delaware Pl, No 5806, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 147:689-95. 2011
    ..To develop easily disseminated educational materials that enable early detection of skin cancer, and to examine the effectiveness of the materials to promote skin self-examination (SSE) among kidney transplant recipients (KTRs)...
  21. doi request reprint How 'preventable' are lower extremity amputations? A qualitative study of patient perceptions of precipitating factors
    Joe Feinglass
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Disabil Rehabil 34:2158-65. 2012
    ..We used in-depth interviews with recent amputees to assess how patients viewed their initial amputation risk and causes...
  22. doi request reprint Surgeons' perceptions of public reporting of hospital and individual surgeon quality
    Karen L Sherman
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center Center for Healthcare Studies Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Department of Surgery, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Med Care 51:1069-75. 2013
    ..This study (1) evaluated surgeons' perceptions of public reporting of surgical quality; and (2) identified specific barriers to surgeons' acceptance of public reporting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Competing clinical trials in the same institution: ethical issues in subject selection and informed consent
    Elisa J Gordon
    Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University of Chicago, IL, USA
    IRB 24:1-7. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint What "race" cannot tell us about access to kidney transplantation
    Elisa J Gordon
    Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, Loyola University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 11:134-41. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Informed Consent and Decision-Making About Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: A Systematic Review of Empirical Research
    Elisa J Gordon
    1 Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 2 Comprehensive Transplant Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 3 Kovler Organ Transplantation Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 4 Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Transplantation 92:1285-96. 2011
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