Ahmed Elsayem

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Subcutaneous olanzapine for hyperactive or mixed delirium in patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary study
    Ahmed Elsayem
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:774-82. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Predictors of inpatient mortality in an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 008, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:67-76. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Use of palliative sedation for intractable symptoms in the palliative care unit of a comprehensive cancer center
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Unit 8, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:53-9. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint High-dose corticosteroids for the management of dyspnea in patients with tumor obstruction of the upper airway
    Ahmed Elsayem
    UT M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 008, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1437-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a palliative care service on in-hospital mortality in a comprehensive cancer center
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:894-902. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A month in an acute palliative care unit: clinical interventions and financial outcomes
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:550-5. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Methadone-induced respiratory depression in a patient with a history of alcoholism
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    J Palliat Med 8:1062-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Palliative care inpatient service in a comprehensive cancer center: clinical and financial outcomes
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2008-14. 2004
  9. pmc Discharge outcomes and survival of patients with advanced cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
    David Hui
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:49-57. 2010
  10. pmc Antineoplastic therapy use in patients with advanced cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center: a simultaneous care model
    David Hui
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 116:2036-43. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Subcutaneous olanzapine for hyperactive or mixed delirium in patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary study
    Ahmed Elsayem
    The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:774-82. 2010
    ..Intramuscular (IM) olanzapine is approved for managing agitation in schizophrenia, but this route is inappropriate for terminally ill patients...
  2. doi request reprint Predictors of inpatient mortality in an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 008, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 18:67-76. 2010
    ..The purpose of the current study was to determine factors associated with increased likelihood of mortality in an acute palliative care unit (APCU)...
  3. doi request reprint Use of palliative sedation for intractable symptoms in the palliative care unit of a comprehensive cancer center
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Unit 8, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Support Care Cancer 17:53-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and outcomes of PS use and examine patterns of practice after establishment of a policy for the administration of midazolam for PS in our palliative care unit (PCU)...
  4. ncbi request reprint High-dose corticosteroids for the management of dyspnea in patients with tumor obstruction of the upper airway
    Ahmed Elsayem
    UT M D Anderson Cancer Center, P O Box 008, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030 4095, USA
    Support Care Cancer 15:1437-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of a palliative care service on in-hospital mortality in a comprehensive cancer center
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:894-902. 2006
    ..These services are not available in many cancer centers and tertiary hospitals. The purpose of this study was to review the impact of a palliative care program, established in 1999, on overall in-hospital mortality...
  6. doi request reprint A month in an acute palliative care unit: clinical interventions and financial outcomes
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:550-5. 2011
    ..Few cancer centers have developed acute palliative care units (APCUs). The purpose of this study is to highlight clinical interventions and financial outcomes during a typical 1-month period on an APCU...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methadone-induced respiratory depression in a patient with a history of alcoholism
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    J Palliat Med 8:1062-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Palliative care inpatient service in a comprehensive cancer center: clinical and financial outcomes
    Ahmed Elsayem
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    J Clin Oncol 22:2008-14. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the outcomes of the first 344 admissions to the Palliative Care Inpatient Service (PCIS) at our comprehensive cancer center...
  9. pmc Discharge outcomes and survival of patients with advanced cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center
    David Hui
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:49-57. 2010
    ..Acute palliative care units (APCUs) are new programs aimed at integrating palliative and oncology care. Few outcome studies from APCUs are available...
  10. pmc Antineoplastic therapy use in patients with advanced cancer admitted to an acute palliative care unit at a comprehensive cancer center: a simultaneous care model
    David Hui
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 116:2036-43. 2010
    ..In the current study, the authors examined the frequency and predictors associated with ANT use in hospitalized patients who required admission to an acute palliative care unit (APCU)...
  11. pmc Availability and integration of palliative care at US cancer centers
    David Hui
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    JAMA 303:1054-61. 2010
    ..The current state of palliative care in cancer centers is not known...
  12. pmc Impact of delirium and recall on the level of distress in patients with advanced cancer and their family caregivers
    Eduardo Bruera
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 115:2004-12. 2009
    ..This exploratory study aimed to determine the proportion of patients who were able to recall their experience of delirium and the level of distress experienced by patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals...
  13. doi request reprint Characteristics and correlates of dyspnea in patients with advanced cancer
    Suresh K Reddy
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:29-36. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to characterize dyspnea, explore the differences between breakthrough and continuous presentations, and to determine factors associated with its intensity...
  14. doi request reprint Supportive versus palliative care: what's in a name?: a survey of medical oncologists and midlevel providers at a comprehensive cancer center
    Nada Fadul
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 115:2013-21. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Predictors of access to palliative care services among patients who died at a Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Nada Fadul
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Section of Symptom Control and Palliative Care, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:1146-52. 2007
    ..However, most patients with cancer die without access to palliative care services (APCS), and patterns of referral are not well understood. The purpose of this study was to determine predictors of patients' access to palliative care...
  16. doi request reprint Ketamine for palliative sedation in the emergency department
    Gil Z Shlamovitz
    Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Emerg Med 44:355-7. 2013
    ..Palliative sedation to treat severely distressing symptoms in those with a poor prognosis is well-accepted...
  17. pmc The accuracy of probabilistic versus temporal clinician prediction of survival for patients with advanced cancer: a preliminary report
    David Hui
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Oncologist 16:1642-8. 2011
    ..The probabilistic approach was associated with high accuracy and has practical implications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intractable pain: intoxication or undermedication?
    Badi El Osta
    Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Palliat Med 10:811-4. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and physician responsibility
    Ahmed Elsayem
    J Palliat Med 9:838-9; author reply 840. 2006