Joseph W Shega

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of noncancer pain in community-dwelling persons with dementia
    Joseph W Shega
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1892-7. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Patients dying with dementia: experience at the end of life and impact of hospice care
    Joseph W Shega
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:499-507. 2008
  3. pmc The association between noncancer pain, cognitive impairment, and functional disability: an analysis of the Canadian study of health and aging
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine MC 6098, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:880-6. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self- and caregiver report of pain among community-dwelling persons with dementia
    Joseph W Shega
    The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:567-75. 2005
  5. pmc Persistent pain and frailty: a case for homeostenosis
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine MC 6098, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:113-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Pain in community-dwelling persons with dementia: frequency, intensity, and congruence between patient and caregiver report
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:585-92. 2004
  7. doi request reprint The relationship of pain and cognitive impairment with social vulnerability--an analysis of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    Joseph W Shega
    Sections of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Hematology Oncology Department of Health Studies and Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pain Med 13:190-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The multidimensional experience of noncancer pain: does cognitive status matter?
    Joseph W Shega
    University of Chicago, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pain Med 11:1680-7. 2010
  9. pmc The symptom experience of community-dwelling persons with dementia: self and caregiver report and comparison with standardized symptom assessment measures
    Teresa M Murray
    Pritzker School of Medicine TMM, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:298-305. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Integrating palliative medicine into the care of persons with advanced dementia: identifying appropriate medication use
    Holly M Holmes
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1306-11. 2008

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of noncancer pain in community-dwelling persons with dementia
    Joseph W Shega
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1892-7. 2006
    ..To explore the pharmacological treatment of noncancer pain in persons with dementia and identify predictors associated with insufficient analgesia...
  2. doi request reprint Patients dying with dementia: experience at the end of life and impact of hospice care
    Joseph W Shega
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago 60611, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:499-507. 2008
    ..No effect on pain or other symptoms could be demonstrated in this analysis...
  3. pmc The association between noncancer pain, cognitive impairment, and functional disability: an analysis of the Canadian study of health and aging
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine MC 6098, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:880-6. 2010
    ..Noncancer pain and cognitive impairment affect many older adults and each is associated with functional disability, but their combined impact has yet to be rigorously studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with self- and caregiver report of pain among community-dwelling persons with dementia
    Joseph W Shega
    The University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:567-75. 2005
    ..Little existing research examines factors associated with patient self-report of pain and caregiver report of patient pain among community-dwelling persons with dementia...
  5. pmc Persistent pain and frailty: a case for homeostenosis
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine MC 6098, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:113-7. 2012
    ..To compare the association between self-reported moderate to severe pain and frailty...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pain in community-dwelling persons with dementia: frequency, intensity, and congruence between patient and caregiver report
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 28:585-92. 2004
    ..938 (0.93-0.99) as the patient becomes more agitated. These findings suggest that community-dwelling persons with dementia report less pain than those in the nursing home and caregivers do a fair job of predicting patient pain...
  7. doi request reprint The relationship of pain and cognitive impairment with social vulnerability--an analysis of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    Joseph W Shega
    Sections of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Hematology Oncology Department of Health Studies and Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Pain Med 13:190-7. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to delineate the relationship between noncancer pain and cognitive impairment with social vulnerability...
  8. doi request reprint The multidimensional experience of noncancer pain: does cognitive status matter?
    Joseph W Shega
    University of Chicago, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Pain Med 11:1680-7. 2010
    ..Determine if the multidimensional pain-related experience differs between cognitively intact and impaired older adults...
  9. pmc The symptom experience of community-dwelling persons with dementia: self and caregiver report and comparison with standardized symptom assessment measures
    Teresa M Murray
    Pritzker School of Medicine TMM, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:298-305. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Integrating palliative medicine into the care of persons with advanced dementia: identifying appropriate medication use
    Holly M Holmes
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1306-11. 2008
    ....
  11. 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...
  12. pmc Functional decline associated with polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medications in community-dwelling older adults with dementia
    Denys T Lau
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, 60612, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 26:606-15. 2011
    ..More research is needed to understand which classes of medications have the most deleterious effect on this population...
  13. ncbi request reprint Barriers to limiting the practice of feeding tube placement in advanced dementia
    Joseph W Shega
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:885-93. 2003
    ..However, patients with advanced dementia are still referred for PEG tubes. This study attempts to understand more about physician decisions to recommend PEG tube placement in patients with advanced dementia...
  14. pmc Is the presence of mild to moderate cognitive impairment associated with self-report of non-cancer pain? A cross-sectional analysis of a large population-based study
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 39:734-42. 2010
    ..However, this presupposition is derived from research with important limitations, namely, inadequate power and lack of multivariate adjustment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Palliative Excellence in Alzheimer Care Efforts (PEACE): a program description
    Joseph W Shega
    University of Chicago, Section of Geriatrics, School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:315-20. 2003
    ..Families voiced similar high marks regarding quality of care. This program demonstrates an innovative model of providing quality palliative care for dementia patients and their caregivers...
  16. pmc Barriers to excellent end-of-life care for patients with dementia
    Greg A Sachs
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 19:1057-63. 2004
    ..There are great opportunities to improve end-of-life care for this vulnerable and underserved population...
  17. pmc Cholinesterase inhibitor and N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor antagonist use in older adults with end-stage dementia: a survey of hospice medical directors
    Joseph W Shega
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:779-83. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Validity of pain behaviors in persons with mild to moderate cognitive impairment
    Joseph W Shega
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1631-7. 2008
    ..To evaluate the validity of traditional pain behaviors (guarding, bracing, rubbing, grimacing, and sighing) in persons with and without cognitive impairment and chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
  19. pmc Psychotropic medication burden and factors associated with antipsychotic use: an analysis of a population-based sample of community-dwelling older persons with dementia
    Yongjoo Rhee
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2100-7. 2011
    ..To estimate the proportion of community-dwelling older adults with dementia being prescribed a psychotropic and to identify patient and caregiver factors associated with antipsychotic use...
  20. pmc Nurses' attitudes and experiences surrounding palliative sedation: components for developing policy for nursing professionals
    Bansari Patel
    Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:432-7. 2012
    ..A paucity of research on nurses' attitudes, knowledge, and experience with PS exists, despite nurses being instrumental in evaluating its appropriateness and carrying out the care plan...
  21. ncbi request reprint Management of intractable nausea and vomiting in patients at the end of life: "I was feeling nauseous all of the time . . . nothing was working"
    Gordon J Wood
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    JAMA 298:1196-207. 2007
    ..Using this step-wise approach, nausea and vomiting can be successfully managed in most patients at the end of life...
  22. doi request reprint Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor and N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor antagonist use among hospice enrollees with a primary diagnosis of dementia
    Douglas J Weschules
    GlaxoSmithKline, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19101, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:738-45. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Advanced dementia and feeding tubes: do physician factors contribute to state variation?
    Joseph W Shega
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1217-8. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Rivastigmine for dementia associated with Parkinson's disease
    Caroline N Harada
    N Engl J Med 352:1387; author reply 1387. 2005