Yael Schenker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Discussion of treatment trials in intensive care
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:862-9. 2013
  2. pmc "It hurts to know... and it helps": exploring how surrogates in the ICU cope with prognostic information
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:243-9. 2013
  3. pmc Health-care system distrust in the intensive care unit
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Crit Care 27:3-10. 2012
  4. 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
  5. pmc I don't want to be the one saying 'we should just let him die': intrapersonal tensions experienced by surrogate decision makers in the ICU
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1657-65. 2012
  6. pmc Association between physicians' beliefs and the option of comfort care for critically ill patients
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:1607-15. 2012
  7. pmc "Her husband doesn't speak much English": conducting a family meeting with an interpreter
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:494-8. 2012
  8. pmc Patterns of interpreter use for hospitalized patients with limited English proficiency
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:712-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Discussion of treatment trials in intensive care
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:862-9. 2013
    ..This study aimed to characterize whether and how the option of a treatment trial is discussed with surrogates in intensive care units...
  2. pmc "It hurts to know... and it helps": exploring how surrogates in the ICU cope with prognostic information
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:243-9. 2013
    ..There has been little examination of how surrogates navigate these dual needs or how clinicians should respond...
  3. pmc Health-care system distrust in the intensive care unit
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Crit Care 27:3-10. 2012
    ..To examine the performance and properties of the Revised Health Care System Distrust Scale among surrogates in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc I don't want to be the one saying 'we should just let him die': intrapersonal tensions experienced by surrogate decision makers in the ICU
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1657-65. 2012
    ..Although numerous studies have addressed external factors associated with difficulty in surrogate decision making, intrapersonal sources of tension are an important element of decision making that have received little attention...
  6. pmc Association between physicians' beliefs and the option of comfort care for critically ill patients
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:1607-15. 2012
    ..This study assessed how comfort care is presented to surrogates and whether physicians' beliefs are associated with whether comfort care is presented as an option...
  7. pmc "Her husband doesn't speak much English": conducting a family meeting with an interpreter
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:494-8. 2012
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  8. pmc Patterns of interpreter use for hospitalized patients with limited English proficiency
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:712-7. 2011
    ..Professional interpreter use improves the quality of care for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP), but little is known about interpreter use in the hospital...