Steven Z Pantilat

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint End-of-life care for the hospitalized patient
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0903, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:349-70, viii-ix. 2008
  2. pmc Leveraging external resources to grow and sustain your palliative care program: a call to action
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:25-8. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of symptom severity among hospitalized elders diagnosed with cancer, heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:567-72. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of palliative care consultation services in California hospitals
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:555-60. 2012
  5. pmc An assessment of the screening performance of a single-item measure of depression from the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale among chronically ill hospitalized patients
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:866-73. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Palliative care services in California hospitals: program prevalence and hospital characteristics
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:39-46. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the California Hospital Initiative in Palliative Services
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:227-30. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and structure of palliative care services in California hospitals
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Suite C 126, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1084-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care for the hospitalized patient
    Steven Z Pantilat
    UCSF Medical Center Moffitt Long Hospital, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Suite C 126, UCSF, Box 0903, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:749-70, viii. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for patients with heart failure
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Service and Hospitalist Section, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    JAMA 291:2476-82. 2004

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint End-of-life care for the hospitalized patient
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, UCSF Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0903, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:349-70, viii-ix. 2008
    ..Finally, physicians must attend to their own sense of grief and loss to avoid burnout and to continue to reap the rewards end-of-life care provides...
  2. pmc Leveraging external resources to grow and sustain your palliative care program: a call to action
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:25-8. 2012
    ..The authors encourage both mentors and mentees to seek support from or provide support to others in the field. Leveraging the collective expertise and experiences in our field can ensure that palliative care continues to thrive and grow...
  3. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of symptom severity among hospitalized elders diagnosed with cancer, heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    J Hosp Med 7:567-72. 2012
    ..Pain, dyspnea, and anxiety are common among patients with cancer, heart failure (HF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), yet little is known about the severity of symptoms over time...
  4. doi request reprint Characteristics of palliative care consultation services in California hospitals
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:555-60. 2012
    ..Although hospital palliative care consultation services (PCCS) can improve a variety of clinical and nonclinical outcomes, little is known about how these services are structured...
  5. pmc An assessment of the screening performance of a single-item measure of depression from the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale among chronically ill hospitalized patients
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0903, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:866-73. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined the validity of using a single item from the Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale (ESAS) for screening for depression...
  6. doi request reprint Palliative care services in California hospitals: program prevalence and hospital characteristics
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Program, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:39-46. 2012
    ..In 2000, 17% of California hospitals offered palliative care (PC) services. Since then, hospital-based PC programs have become increasingly common, and preferred practices for these services have been proposed by expert consensus...
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the California Hospital Initiative in Palliative Services
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0903, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:227-30. 2006
    ..CHIPS included an introductory conference followed by 10 months of mentoring with telephone calls, e-mails, on-site consultation at the hospital, and a reunion conference...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and structure of palliative care services in California hospitals
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Suite C 126, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:1084-8. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the prevalence of palliative care services in California hospitals...
  9. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care for the hospitalized patient
    Steven Z Pantilat
    UCSF Medical Center Moffitt Long Hospital, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Suite C 126, UCSF, Box 0903, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    Med Clin North Am 86:749-70, viii. 2002
    ..Finally, all physicians must attend to their own senses of grief and loss to avoid burnout and to continue to reap the rewards end-of-life care provides...
  10. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for patients with heart failure
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Palliative Care Service and Hospitalist Section, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    JAMA 291:2476-82. 2004
    ..By combining optimal medical management with palliative care, physicians can best care for heart failure patients and their families...
  11. doi request reprint Code status discussions at hospital admission are not associated with patient and surrogate satisfaction with hospital care: results from the multicenter hospitalist study
    Wendy G Anderson
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 28:102-8. 2011
    ..Physicians may avoid code status discussions for fear of decreasing patient or surrogate satisfaction...
  12. doi request reprint Depression is a common and chronic comorbidity in patients with interstitial lung disease
    Christopher J Ryerson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Respirology 17:525-32. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of depression, characterize the association of depression with clinical variables and describe the natural history of depression in patients with ILD...
  13. doi request reprint Depression and functional status are strongly associated with dyspnea in interstitial lung disease
    Christopher J Ryerson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, Box 0111, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Chest 139:609-16. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationship of dyspnea with clinical parameters, including depression and functional status, in patients with ILD...
  14. pmc Code status discussions between attending hospitalist physicians and medical patients at hospital admission
    Wendy G Anderson
    Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0903, San Francisco, CA 94143 0903, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:359-66. 2011
    ..Bioethicists and professional associations give specific recommendations for discussing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)...
  15. pmc Interpretation for discussions about end-of-life issues: results from a National Survey of Health Care Interpreters
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1019-26. 2012
    ..Communication about end-of-life issues is difficult across language barriers. Little is known about the experience of health care interpreters in these discussions...
  16. doi request reprint The intersection of need and opportunity: assessing and capitalizing on opportunities to expand hospital-based palliative care services
    Michael W Rabow
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1732, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:1205-10. 2010
    ..These case studies can serve as models for other programs seeking to develop or expand their palliative care services...
  17. ncbi request reprint The comprehensive care team: a controlled trial of outpatient palliative medicine consultation
    Michael W Rabow
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:83-91. 2004
    ..Little is known about the use of palliative care for outpatients who continue to pursue treatment of their underlying disease or whether outpatient palliative medicine consultation teams improve clinical outcomes...
  18. pmc Factors associated with discussion of care plans and code status at the time of hospital admission: results from the Multicenter Hospitalist Study
    Andrew D Auerbach
    University of California San Francisco, UCSF Department of Hospital Medicine, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:437-45. 2008
    ..Hospital admission is a time when patients are sickest and also often encountering an entirely new set of caregivers. As a result, understanding and documenting a patient's care preferences at hospital admission is critically important...
  19. doi request reprint Engagement in multiple steps of the advance care planning process: a descriptive study of diverse older adults
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Franciso, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1006-13. 2008
    ..To assess engagement in multiple steps of the advance care planning (ACP) process 6 months after exposure to an advance directive. In this study, ACP is conceptualized similarly to the behavior change model...
  20. pmc Reach and impact of a mass media event among vulnerable patients: the Terri Schiavo story
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1854-7. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether health-related media stories reach diverse older adults and influence advance care planning (ACP)...
  21. ncbi request reprint End-of-life care in a voluntary hospitalist model: effects on communication, processes of care, and patient symptoms
    Andrew D Auerbach
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0131, USA
    Am J Med 116:669-75. 2004
    ..To assess the effects of hospitalist care on communication, care patterns, and outcomes of dying patients...
  22. doi request reprint Management of dyspnea in interstitial lung disease
    Christopher J Ryerson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 4:69-75. 2010
    ..Dyspnea is the most common symptom in interstitial lung disease, yet little is known about its management. This review summarizes the available evidence for the treatment of dyspnea in interstitial lung disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Responding to requests regarding prayer and religious ceremonies by patients near the end of life and their families
    Bernard Lo
    Program in Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Palliat Med 6:409-15. 2003
    ..Physicians can respond to requests and respect patients' spiritual needs in ways that may deepen the therapeutic doctor-patient relationship, without compromising their own religious and spiritual beliefs or professional roles...
  24. doi request reprint Hospitalization as an opportunity to integrate palliative care in heart failure management
    Eric Widera
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 3:247-51. 2009
    ..This review examines the role of hospitalization for heart failure as an opportunity to assess comprehensive patient needs including palliative care needs...
  25. ncbi request reprint Discussing religious and spiritual issues at the end of life: a practical guide for physicians
    Bernard Lo
    JAMA 287:749-54. 2002
    ..By responding to patients' spiritual and religious concerns and needs, physicians may help them find comfort and closure near the end of life...
  26. doi request reprint Dyspnea in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a systematic review
    Christopher J Ryerson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:771-82. 2012
    ..Little is known about the treatment and correlates of dyspnea in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Discussing resuscitation preferences with patients: challenges and rewards
    Eva H Chittenden
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Hosp Med 1:231-40. 2006
    ..In this evidence-based review, we discuss physician barriers to conducting effective discussions, offer a variety of approaches to enhancing these conversations, and review important communication techniques...
  28. doi request reprint Dyspnea in interstitial lung disease
    Harold R Collard
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2:100-4. 2008
    ..Dyspnea is a common complication of interstitial lung disease, yet little is known about its cause and effective management. This review attempts to summarize the current state of the art in this area...
  29. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for frail older adults: "there are things I can't do anymore that I wish I could"
    Amy J Markowitz
    JAMA 296:2967. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint The patient provider relationship and the hospitalist movement. Introduction
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:189-90. 2002
  31. ncbi request reprint Primary care physician attitudes regarding communication with hospitalists
    Steven Z Pantilat
    Dis Mon 48:218-29. 2002
    ..It may be possible to tailor communication to individual PCPs. Further research could assess the impact of such communication on patient satisfaction and outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Passing the clinical baton: 6 principles to guide the hospitalist
    Lee Goldman
    Dis Mon 48:260-6. 2002
    ..We also discuss special considerations for patients discharged to a skilled nursing facility or to home with home care...
  33. ncbi request reprint How do patients view the role of the primary care physician in inpatient care?
    Milena Hruby
    Dis Mon 48:230-8. 2002
    ..Systems should be established to facilitate communication between in patient and primary care physicians, and between PCPs and patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint The impact of follow-up telephone calls to patients after hospitalization
    Vicky Dudas
    Dis Mon 48:239-48. 2002
    ..005). A follow-up phone call by a pharmacist involved in the hospital care of patients was associated with increased patient satisfaction, resolution of medication-related problems, and fewer return visits to the emergency department...
  35. ncbi request reprint The "continuity visit" and the hospitalist model of care
    Robert M Wachter
    Dis Mon 48:267-72. 2002
    ..quot; Moreover, we encourage research on the value of continuity visits and recommend compensation if research establishes that these visits improve the efficiency and quality of inpatient care or patient satisfaction and comfort...
  36. doi request reprint Cost savings associated with US hospital palliative care consultation programs
    R Sean Morrison
    Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1070, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1783-90. 2008
    ..Hospital palliative care consultation teams have been shown to improve care for adults with serious illness. This study examined the effect of palliative care teams on hospital costs...
  37. ncbi request reprint Palliative care and hospitalists: a partnership for hope
    Steven Z Pantilat
    J Hosp Med 1:5-6. 2006

Research Grants1

  1. IMPROVING INPATIENT PALLIATIVE CARE FOR OLDER ADULTS
    Steven Pantilat; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, it is anticipated that the proposed research will develop the UCSF palliative care service into a unit for conducting clinical research focused on improving inpatient palliative care. ..