Karen A Kehl

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the prevalence of signs of impending death and symptoms in the last 2 weeks of life
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 30:601-16. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Moving toward peace: an analysis of the concept of a good death
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, and Hospice Care Inc, Madison, Wisconsi, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:277-86. 2006
  3. pmc Materials to prepare hospice families for dying in the home
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:969-72. 2008
  4. pmc Can you hear me now? The experience of a deaf family member surrounding the death of loved ones
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
    Palliat Med 24:88-93. 2010
  5. pmc Does sharing research data with participating hospices affect practice?
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:147-51. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Readability of hospice materials to prepare families for caregiving at the time of death
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Res Nurs Health 35:242-9. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of a disease-specific advance care planning intervention on end-of-life care
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:946-50. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Recruiting participants in end-of-life research
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:515-21. 2007
  9. pmc Effect of a disease-specific planning intervention on surrogate understanding of patient goals for future medical treatment
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1233-40. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of terminal restlessness: a review of the evidence
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing K6 323, NINR T 32, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18:5-30. 2004

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the prevalence of signs of impending death and symptoms in the last 2 weeks of life
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 30:601-16. 2013
    ..7%), pain (52.4%), respiratory secretions/death rattle (51.4%), and confusion (50.1%). Overall prevalence may be useful in anticipating symptoms in the final days and in preparing families for signs of impending death. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Moving toward peace: an analysis of the concept of a good death
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, and Hospice Care Inc, Madison, Wisconsi, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:277-86. 2006
    ....
  3. pmc Materials to prepare hospice families for dying in the home
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:969-72. 2008
    ..1%), surge of energy (11.8%) and mandibular breathing (5.9%). Hospice staff should know the content of the materials offered by their agency so they can verbally address the gaps between the written materials and family needs...
  4. pmc Can you hear me now? The experience of a deaf family member surrounding the death of loved ones
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
    Palliat Med 24:88-93. 2010
    ..This study was guided by the question, ''What are the challenges faced by a Deaf family member when a loved one is dying?''..
  5. pmc Does sharing research data with participating hospices affect practice?
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Palliat Med 14:147-51. 2011
    ..clinical practice?" Three issues were examined: (1) Did anyone at the hospice recall receiving the research results? (2) Were the findings shared with the hospice staff? and (3) Did the findings influence clinical practice in the hospice?..
  6. doi request reprint Readability of hospice materials to prepare families for caregiving at the time of death
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Res Nurs Health 35:242-9. 2012
    ..2%) or indirectly (25.6%) explained in the text. Modification of hospice materials could improve families' comprehension of information important for optimal end-of-life care...
  7. pmc Effect of a disease-specific advance care planning intervention on end-of-life care
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:946-50. 2012
    ..To compare patient preferences for end-of-life care with care received at the end of life...
  8. ncbi request reprint Recruiting participants in end-of-life research
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 24:515-21. 2007
    ..A researcher who is forewarned about higher-than-usual rates for lack of contact, refusals, and no-shows in end-of-life research can plan appropriately for the time and effort needed during the recruitment phase of the study...
  9. pmc Effect of a disease-specific planning intervention on surrogate understanding of patient goals for future medical treatment
    Karin T Kirchhoff
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1233-40. 2010
    ..To determine whether a disease-specific planning process can improve surrogate understanding of goals of patients with life-limiting illnesses for future medical treatments...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of terminal restlessness: a review of the evidence
    Karen A Kehl
    School of Nursing K6 323, NINR T 32, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792 2455, USA
    J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother 18:5-30. 2004
    ..There is a clear need for additional trials of neuroleptics, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and combination protocols to determine which protocols are the most effective and have the least side effects...