S W Tolle

Summary

Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Family reports of pain in dying hospitalized patients: a structured telephone survey
    S W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, School of Medicine Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201 3098, USA
    West J Med 172:374-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing end-of-life planning: the Oregon experience
    Susan W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, UHN 86, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:311-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in opioid use over time: 1997 to 1999
    Susan W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, and Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon97239 3098, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:39-45. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and proportion of dying Oregonians who personally consider physician-assisted suicide
    Susan W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    J Clin Ethics 15:111-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Oregon emergency physicians' experiences with, attitudes toward, and concerns about physician-assisted suicide
    T A Schmidt
    Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Portland 97201 3098, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 3:938-45. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Family decision-making to withdraw life-sustaining treatments from hospitalized patients
    V P Tilden
    School of Nursing, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201-3098, USA
    Nurs Res 50:105-15. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Family reports of dying patients' distress: the adaptation of a research tool to assess global symptom distress in the last week of life
    S E Hickman
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201-3098, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 22:565-74. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program in Oregon nursing facilities: beyond resuscitation status
    Susan E Hickman
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1424-9. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program: Oregon emergency medical technicians' practical experiences and attitudes
    Terri A Schmidt
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1430-4. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Men as caregivers at the end of life
    Erik K Fromme
    Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1167-75. 2005

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. pmc Family reports of pain in dying hospitalized patients: a structured telephone survey
    S W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, School of Medicine Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201 3098, USA
    West J Med 172:374-7. 2000
    ..To see how often families in Oregon reported moderate to severe pain in dying patients in late 1998 compared with late 1997...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changing end-of-life planning: the Oregon experience
    Susan W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, UHN 86, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97201 3098, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:311-7. 2002
    ..However, with enough time, a sustained effort, and a broad coalition of partners, profound change is possible...
  3. ncbi request reprint Trends in opioid use over time: 1997 to 1999
    Susan W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, and Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon97239 3098, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:39-45. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that ARCOS data do not necessarily provide information about opioid use for specific subpopulations of patients and raise questions about the meaning of observed increases in ARCOS data...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and proportion of dying Oregonians who personally consider physician-assisted suicide
    Susan W Tolle
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA
    J Clin Ethics 15:111-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Oregon emergency physicians' experiences with, attitudes toward, and concerns about physician-assisted suicide
    T A Schmidt
    Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Portland 97201 3098, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 3:938-45. 1996
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Family decision-making to withdraw life-sustaining treatments from hospitalized patients
    V P Tilden
    School of Nursing, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland 97201-3098, USA
    Nurs Res 50:105-15. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Findings add compelling evidence for the power of advance directives, whether written or verbal, to reduce the stress associated with family decision-making...
  7. ncbi request reprint Family reports of dying patients' distress: the adaptation of a research tool to assess global symptom distress in the last week of life
    S E Hickman
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97201-3098, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 22:565-74. 2001
    ..30, suggesting items were moderately correlated with the overall total scale and with each other. The Family MSAS-GDI could prove to be a useful tool in assessing and tracking global symptom distress in dying patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program in Oregon nursing facilities: beyond resuscitation status
    Susan E Hickman
    School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1424-9. 2004
    ..To assess statewide nursing facility use of the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) and to identify the patterns of orders documented on residents' POLST forms...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment program: Oregon emergency medical technicians' practical experiences and attitudes
    Terri A Schmidt
    Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1430-4. 2004
    ..To evaluate emergency medical technicians' (EMTs) experiences with the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program and learn about attitudes regarding its effectiveness...
  10. ncbi request reprint Men as caregivers at the end of life
    Erik K Fromme
    Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:1167-75. 2005
    ..Few studies have focused on men as caregivers at the end-of-life. The objective of this secondary data analysis was to examine the experiences of men involved in end-of-life caregiving, focusing on caregiver strain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hope for the future: achieving the original intent of advance directives
    Susan E Hickman
    Hastings Cent Rep . 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased family reports of pain or distress in dying Oregonians: 1996 to 2002
    Erik K Fromme
    Division of General Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Palliative Care Research Program, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:431-42. 2004
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Family perceptions of worry, symptoms, and suffering in the dying
    Susan E Hickman
    School of Nursing, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Palliat Care 20:20-7. 2004
    ..Findings suggest that worries, irrespective of the level of current symptoms, play an important role in the suffering of dying patients, and that treatment plans for the terminally ill should routinely explore both symptoms and worries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital death: advance care planning, decedent symptoms, and caregiver burden
    Virginia P Tilden
    School of Nursing, and Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:532-9. 2004
    ..To examine the end-of-life experiences of elderly decedents dying out of the hospital and their family caregivers in a state in which the vast majority of Medicare deaths occur in community settings...
  15. ncbi request reprint Honoring treatment preferences near the end of life: the oregon physician orders for life-sustaining treatment (POLST) program
    Terri A Schmidt
    Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 550:255-62. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Life support withdrawal: communication and conflict
    Sally A Norton
    Center for Clinical Research on Aging, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, USA
    Am J Crit Care 12:548-55. 2003
    ..Yet communication can be particularly difficult during stressful situations such as when a family member is critically ill. This is especially the case when families are faced with choices about forgoing life-sustaining treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with lower rates of in-hospital death
    Susan M Hansen
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97201 3098, USA
    J Palliat Med 5:677-85. 2002
    ..Examine individual and statewide factors associated with hospital as location of death...
  18. ncbi request reprint Responding to requests for physician-assisted suicide: "These are uncharted waters for both of us..."
    Paul B Bascom
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, L475, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    JAMA 288:91-8. 2002
    ..When this approach is taken, suffering can be optimally alleviated and, in almost all cases, the patient's wishes can be met without PAS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sampling challenges in end-of-life research: case-finding for family informants
    Virginia P Tilden
    School of Nursing, Center for Ethics in Health Care, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97210 3098, USA
    Nurs Res 51:66-9. 2002
    ..Although families of decedents are rich sources of research data, they are underutilized, most likely due to the access difficulties they present to investigators...
  20. ncbi request reprint Survival, mortality, and location of death for patients seen by a hospital-based palliative care team
    Erik K Fromme
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239 3098, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:903-11. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to gather a clearer picture of what happened to our palliative care consult patients after discharge...
  21. ncbi request reprint A viable alternative to traditional living wills
    Susan E Hickman
    Hastings Cent Rep 34:4-5; author reply 5-6. 2004