Rashmi K Sharma

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Racial/Ethnic Differences in Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation for Patients With Advanced Cancer
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Rashmi K Sharma, Kenzie A Cameron, Joan S Chmiel, Jamie H Von Roenn, Eytan Szmuilowicz, and Frank J Penedo, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Jamie H Von Roenn, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA and Holly G Prigerson, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    J Clin Oncol 33:3802-8. 2015
  2. pmc Unpacking resident-led code status discussions: results from a mixed methods study
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, 211 E Ontario St, 07 734, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:750-7. 2014
  3. doi request reprint The Spiritual Needs Assessment for Patients (SNAP): development and validation of a comprehensive instrument to assess unmet spiritual needs
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:44-51. 2012
  4. pmc Traditional expectations versus US realities: first- and second-generation Asian Indian perspectives on end-of-life care
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, 211 E Ontario St, 07 734, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:311-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Cross-cultural communication and use of the family meeting in palliative care
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:437-44. 2011
  6. pmc Family understanding of seriously-ill patient preferences for family involvement in healthcare decision making
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:881-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Documentation of information and care planning for patients with advanced cancer: associations with patient characteristics and utilization of hospital care
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:543-9. 2011
  8. pmc Code status discussion skill retention in internal medicine residents: one-year follow-up
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1325-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint A Chinese version of the Spiritual Needs Assessment for patients survey instrument
    Alan B Astrow
    Division of Hematology Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York 11220, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1297-315. 2012
  10. pmc Male-female patient differences in the association between end-of-life discussions and receipt of intensive care near death
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Cancer 121:2814-20. 2015

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Racial/Ethnic Differences in Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation for Patients With Advanced Cancer
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Rashmi K Sharma, Kenzie A Cameron, Joan S Chmiel, Jamie H Von Roenn, Eytan Szmuilowicz, and Frank J Penedo, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Jamie H Von Roenn, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria, VA and Holly G Prigerson, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
    J Clin Oncol 33:3802-8. 2015
    ..We evaluated the association between race/ethnicity and rates of IPCC for patients with advanced cancer...
  2. pmc Unpacking resident-led code status discussions: results from a mixed methods study
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, 211 E Ontario St, 07 734, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 29:750-7. 2014
    ..However, the impact of this training on CSD content is unknown...
  3. doi request reprint The Spiritual Needs Assessment for Patients (SNAP): development and validation of a comprehensive instrument to assess unmet spiritual needs
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 44:44-51. 2012
    ..There is a need for a well-validated, psychometrically sound instrument to describe and measure spiritual needs...
  4. pmc Traditional expectations versus US realities: first- and second-generation Asian Indian perspectives on end-of-life care
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, 211 E Ontario St, 07 734, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:311-7. 2012
    ..Although end-of-life care preferences vary across racial/ethnic groups, little is known about how cultural values affect end-of-life care preferences among South Asian immigrants and their offspring in the US...
  5. doi request reprint Cross-cultural communication and use of the family meeting in palliative care
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:437-44. 2011
    ..Drawing on research and guidelines from critical care, palliative care, and cross-cultural communication, we propose a framework for conducting family meetings with consideration for cross-cultural issues...
  6. pmc Family understanding of seriously-ill patient preferences for family involvement in healthcare decision making
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:881-6. 2011
    ..e., what patients want) has been studied extensively, but it is not known whether surrogates can predict how patients want loved ones to make end-of-life decisions on their behalf...
  7. doi request reprint Documentation of information and care planning for patients with advanced cancer: associations with patient characteristics and utilization of hospital care
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:543-9. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association between patient characteristics, utilization of care, and documentation of information and care planning...
  8. pmc Code status discussion skill retention in internal medicine residents: one-year follow-up
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1325-8. 2012
    ..However, many trainees are not competent to perform a code status discussion (CSD). A multimodality intervention improved skills in a group of first-year residents in 2011. How long these acquired CSD skills are retained is unknown...
  9. doi request reprint A Chinese version of the Spiritual Needs Assessment for patients survey instrument
    Alan B Astrow
    Division of Hematology Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, New York, New York 11220, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1297-315. 2012
    ..Unmet spiritual needs have been associated with decreased patient ratings of quality of care, satisfaction, and quality of life. Few instruments exist to measure spiritual needs particularly among non-English speaking patients in the U.S...
  10. pmc Male-female patient differences in the association between end-of-life discussions and receipt of intensive care near death
    Rashmi K Sharma
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    Cancer 121:2814-20. 2015
    ..The current study was aimed at determining whether gender differences exist in the receipt of intensive care unit (ICU) care near death and in the association between EoL discussions and the receipt of EoL ICU care...
  11. pmc Improving residents' code status discussion skills: a randomized trial
    Eytan Szmuilowicz
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:768-74. 2012
    ..Inpatient Code Status Discussions (CSDs) are commonly facilitated by resident physicians, despite inadequate training. We studied the efficacy of a CSD communication skills training intervention for internal medicine residents...
  12. pmc Documentation quality of inpatient code status discussions
    Andrew Thurston
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 48:632-8. 2014
    ..Accurate documentation of inpatient code status discussions (CSDs) is important because of frequent patient care handoffs...