Robert A Pearlman

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning in long-term care facilities
    Michael D Cantor
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 182 Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:101-8. 2003
  2. pmc Motivations for physician-assisted suicide
    Robert A Pearlman
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:234-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Improvements in advance care planning in the Veterans Affairs System: results of a multifaceted intervention
    Robert A Pearlman
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:667-74. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Why now? Timing and circumstances of hastened deaths
    Helene Starks
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:215-26. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Family member involvement in hastened death
    Helene Starks
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 357120, Seattle, WA 98195 7240, USA
    Death Stud 31:105-30. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Priority setting and the ethics of resource allocation within VA healthcare facilities: results of a survey
    Mary Beth Foglia
    National Center for Ethics in Health Care VHA, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, USA
    Organ Ethic 4:83-96. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinician-patient interactions about requests for physician-assisted suicide: a patient and family view
    Anthony L Back
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way S 111, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1257-65. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Good and bad dying from the perspective of terminally ill men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:977-81. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life while dying: a qualitative study of terminally ill older men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1595-601. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning in long-term care facilities
    Michael D Cantor
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 182 Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:S72-80. 2004

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning in long-term care facilities
    Michael D Cantor
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 182 Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:101-8. 2003
    ....
  2. pmc Motivations for physician-assisted suicide
    Robert A Pearlman
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:234-9. 2005
    ..To obtain detailed narrative accounts of patients' motivations for pursuing physician-assisted suicide (PAS)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improvements in advance care planning in the Veterans Affairs System: results of a multifaceted intervention
    Robert A Pearlman
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:667-74. 2005
    ..We conducted an educational and motivational intervention in Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinics to increase ACP use and proxy and health care provider understanding of patients' preferences and values...
  4. ncbi request reprint Why now? Timing and circumstances of hastened deaths
    Helene Starks
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 30:215-26. 2005
    ..Clinicians should regularly assess where patients perceive they are in the dying process and ask about their comfort with the pace of dying to identify opportunities for intervention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Family member involvement in hastened death
    Helene Starks
    Department of Medical History and Ethics, University of Washington, Box 357120, Seattle, WA 98195 7240, USA
    Death Stud 31:105-30. 2007
    ..These results highlight the positive and negative consequences of family members' participation in a hastened death...
  6. ncbi request reprint Priority setting and the ethics of resource allocation within VA healthcare facilities: results of a survey
    Mary Beth Foglia
    National Center for Ethics in Health Care VHA, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, USA
    Organ Ethic 4:83-96. 2008
    ..Yet despite the importance of priority setting and its impact on those who receive and those who provide care, we know relatively little about how clinicians and managers view allocation processes within their facilities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinician-patient interactions about requests for physician-assisted suicide: a patient and family view
    Anthony L Back
    Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, 1660 S Columbian Way S 111, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1257-65. 2002
    ..Clinician responses to PAS requests, however, have only been described using data obtained from clinicians...
  8. ncbi request reprint Good and bad dying from the perspective of terminally ill men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:977-81. 2004
    ..Our current understanding of good and bad deaths, however, comes primarily from input from families and clinicians. This study aimed to learn how terminally ill men conceptualize good and bad deaths...
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality of life while dying: a qualitative study of terminally ill older men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1595-601. 2003
    ..To characterize the experience of quality of life while dying from the perspective of terminally ill men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Advance care planning in long-term care facilities
    Michael D Cantor
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 182 Veterans Affairs Boston Health Care System Jamaica Plain Campus, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:S72-80. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethics consultation in United States hospitals: a national survey
    Ellen Fox
    National Center for Ethics in Health Care, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC 20420, USA
    Am J Bioeth 7:13-25. 2007
    ..Although ethics consultation is commonplace in United States (U.S.) hospitals, descriptive data about this health service are lacking...
  12. doi request reprint Ethical challenges within Veterans Administration healthcare facilities: perspectives of managers, clinicians, patients, and ethics committee chairpersons
    Mary Beth Foglia
    National Center for Ethics in Health Care, Veterans Health Administration, Seattle, WA 98108, USA
    Am J Bioeth 9:28-36. 2009
    ..Understanding these differences can help managers take practical steps to address these challenges. Further, ethics committees seemingly, are not addressing the range of ethical challenges within their institutions...
  13. ncbi request reprint How do surrogate decision makers describe hospice? Does it matter?
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:91-9. 2006
    ..We advocate that clinicians discuss the three key aspects of hospice during routine advance care planning sessions with patients and their future surrogate decision makers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Good deaths, bad deaths, and preferences for the end of life: a qualitative study of geriatric outpatients
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1541-8. 2002
    ..This study aimed to explore the attitudes of older adults with medical illness about the end of life, and to investigate whether current values could be extended to end-of-life preferences...
  15. ncbi request reprint Integrating clinical and organizational ethics. A systems perspective can provide an antidote to the "silo" problem in clinical ethics consultations
    Mary Beth Foglia
    Ethics Evaluation Service, National Center for Ethics in Health Care, Veterans Health Administration, Seattle, USA
    Health Prog 87:31-5. 2006
    ..This would enable committees to look at the larger system and thereby propose strategies for anticipated repeat problems...
  16. ncbi request reprint Response to open peer commentaries on "Ethics consultation in U.S. hospitals: a national survey"
    Ellen Fox
    Am J Bioeth 7:W1-3. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint The pursuit of physician-assisted suicide: role of psychiatric factors
    Ashok J Bharucha
    Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:873-83. 2003
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