Scott A Irwin

Summary

Affiliation: San Diego Hospice
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Oral ketamine for the rapid treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, Palliative Care Psychiatry, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:903-8. 2010
  2. pmc Psychiatry resident education in palliative care: opportunities, desired training, and outcomes of a targeted educational intervention
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at the San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:530-6. 2011
  3. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of depression in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:158-63. 2008
  4. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of delirium in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92103, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:159-64. 2008
  5. ncbi The opportunity for psychiatry in palliative care
    Scott A Irwin
    Psychiatry Programs, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 53:713-24. 2008
  6. doi The role of glutamate in my professional life: from molecular neuroplasticity to the relief of suffering
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:482-8. 2011
  7. pmc Daily oral ketamine for the treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care: a 28-day open-label proof-of-concept trial
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:958-65. 2013
  8. pmc Ease of screening for depression and delirium in patients enrolled in inpatient hospice care
    Sanjai Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:275-9. 2011
  9. pmc Clarifying delirium management: practical, evidenced-based, expert recommendations for clinical practice
    Scott A Irwin
    San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:423-35. 2013
  10. pmc The hospice caregiver support project: providing support to reduce caregiver stress
    Jessica Empeño
    Admissions Patient Care Services, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 1407, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:593-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Oral ketamine for the rapid treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, Palliative Care Psychiatry, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:903-8. 2010
    ..Ketamine may be a promising safe, effective, and cost-effective rapid treatment for depression and anxiety in this population...
  2. pmc Psychiatry resident education in palliative care: opportunities, desired training, and outcomes of a targeted educational intervention
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at the San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Psychosomatics 52:530-6. 2011
    ....
  3. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of depression in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, San Diego, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:158-63. 2008
    ..In fact, it is on the low end of prevalence estimates in the literature. Improved depression assessment is needed in order to minimize the impact of depression on patients living with advanced, life-threatening illnesses...
  4. doi Psychiatric issues in palliative care: recognition of delirium in patients enrolled in hospice care
    Scott A Irwin
    Center for Palliative Studies, San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care, Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92103, USA
    Palliat Support Care 6:159-64. 2008
    ..The intent of this study was to retrospectively evaluate the recognition of delirium in a large cohort of hospice patients by interdisciplinary hospice care teams...
  5. ncbi The opportunity for psychiatry in palliative care
    Scott A Irwin
    Psychiatry Programs, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 53:713-24. 2008
    ..This need presents limitless opportunities for psychiatrists to care for patients, provide education, and engage in research. The potential to make a difference is great...
  6. doi The role of glutamate in my professional life: from molecular neuroplasticity to the relief of suffering
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 53:482-8. 2011
    ..Finally, I end with some words about how the training I received from Bill has had, and continues to have, an impact on my professional development...
  7. pmc Daily oral ketamine for the treatment of depression and anxiety in patients receiving hospice care: a 28-day open-label proof-of-concept trial
    Scott A Irwin
    The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:958-65. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Ease of screening for depression and delirium in patients enrolled in inpatient hospice care
    Sanjai Rao
    Department of Psychiatry, Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:275-9. 2011
    ..Major depression and delirium are prevalent, underrecognized, and undertreated in hospice and palliative care settings. Furthermore, they are both associated with significant morbidity and mortality...
  9. pmc Clarifying delirium management: practical, evidenced-based, expert recommendations for clinical practice
    Scott A Irwin
    San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:423-35. 2013
    ..All interventions can be provided in any setting of care, including patients' homes...
  10. pmc The hospice caregiver support project: providing support to reduce caregiver stress
    Jessica Empeño
    Admissions Patient Care Services, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California 92103 1407, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:593-7. 2011
    ..Providing this kind of care to a loved one at the end of life can contribute to increased stress, health problems, and decreased quality of life...
  11. pmc Undetected cognitive impairment and decision-making capacity in patients receiving hospice care
    Cynthia Z Burton
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:306-16. 2012
    ..g., delirium, unresponsiveness)...
  12. pmc Dignity therapy implementation in a community-based hospice setting
    Lori Montross
    Institute for Palliative Medicine at the San Diego Hospice, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:729-34. 2011
    ..This study was designed to offer information about the pragmatic aspects of implementing Dignity Therapy for patients receiving hospice care...
  13. pmc Hospice staff perspectives on Dignity Therapy
    Lori P Montross
    1 Department of Psychiatry, San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine, San Diego, California
    J Palliat Med 16:1118-20. 2013
    ..Dignity Therapy is a brief psychotherapy performed with patients at the end of life. Previous research has examined the effects of Dignity Therapy with patients and family, but none has examined hospice staff perceptions of the treatment...