Carolyn E Schwartz

Summary

Affiliation: QualityMetric Incorporated
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Missoula-VITAS Quality of Life Index--revised: research tool or clinical tool?
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:121-35. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient treatment preferences in end-of-life care research: applications for advance care planning interventions and response shift research
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:233-45. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Detecting attitudinal changes about death and dying as a result of end-of-life care curricula for medical undergraduates
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:975-86. 2005
  4. pmc Reconsidering the psychometrics of quality of life assessment in light of response shift and appraisal
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:16. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Early intervention in planning end-of-life care with ambulatory geriatric patients: results of a pilot trial
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01742, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1611-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Response shift theory: important implications for measuring quality of life in people with disability
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    DeltaQuest Foundation Inc, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:529-36. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of adaptation to changing health: a meta-analysis of response shift
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1533-50. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The long-term impact of dialysis discontinuation on families
    Julie McCole Phillips
    Indian Health Service, Chinle Hospital, Chinle, Arizona, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:79-85. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a new instrument for measuring concerns about dying in health care providers
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Department of Medicine, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Assessment 11:230-7. 2004
  10. pmc Toward a theoretical model of quality-of-life appraisal: Implications of findings from studies of response shift
    Bruce D Rapkin
    Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:14. 2004

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the Missoula-VITAS Quality of Life Index--revised: research tool or clinical tool?
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:121-35. 2005
    ..The measure has been used to assess QOL for hospice patients, and has been found to be somewhat complex to use and analyze...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient treatment preferences in end-of-life care research: applications for advance care planning interventions and response shift research
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:233-45. 2004
    ..Clinical applications of the tool are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Detecting attitudinal changes about death and dying as a result of end-of-life care curricula for medical undergraduates
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:975-86. 2005
    ..There is heightened emphasis on teaching end-of-life (EOL) care in the medical school curriculum, but a relative paucity of tools focused on assessing key attitudinal changes due to curricula...
  4. pmc Reconsidering the psychometrics of quality of life assessment in light of response shift and appraisal
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    QualityMetric Incorporated, Waltham, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:16. 2004
    ..Recommendations for integrating the assessment of appraisal into QOL research and clinical practice are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Early intervention in planning end-of-life care with ambulatory geriatric patients: results of a pilot trial
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01742, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1611-8. 2002
    ..This article describes a randomized trial to evaluate the short-term clinical utility of early ACP. We also assessed the feasibility of performing a larger prospective study to document long-term outcomes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Response shift theory: important implications for measuring quality of life in people with disability
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    DeltaQuest Foundation Inc, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:529-36. 2007
    ..We then submit a set of suggested directions for future measurement development in populations with disabilities that consider these distinctions and extend their use in future measurement developments...
  7. ncbi request reprint The clinical significance of adaptation to changing health: a meta-analysis of response shift
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc, Concord, MA 01742, USA
    Qual Life Res 15:1533-50. 2006
    ..To fill this gap in knowledge about response shift phenomena, we performed a meta-analysis on published QOL articles on response shift...
  8. ncbi request reprint The long-term impact of dialysis discontinuation on families
    Julie McCole Phillips
    Indian Health Service, Chinle Hospital, Chinle, Arizona, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:79-85. 2005
    ..Little is known about the long-term psychological impact of stopping life support treatments on surviving loved ones...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of a new instrument for measuring concerns about dying in health care providers
    Kathleen M Mazor
    Department of Medicine, Meyers Primary Care Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Assessment 11:230-7. 2004
    ..The CAD has the advantage of being very brief and of explicitly assessing concerns about working with patients who are dying...
  10. pmc Toward a theoretical model of quality-of-life appraisal: Implications of findings from studies of response shift
    Bruce D Rapkin
    Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:14. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint An introduction to quality of life assessment in oncology: the value of measuring patient-reported outcomes
    Carolyn E Schwartz
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:S550-9. 2002
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Disease-related emotional distress of Hispanic and non-Hispanic type 2 diabetes patients
    Garry Welch
    Behavioral Medicine Research, Baystate Medical Center, 140 High Street, Room 2104, Springfield, MA 01199, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:541-7. 2007
    ..Little comparative research has been conducted on the emotional distress experienced by Hispanic patients living with type 2 diabetes...