Margaret L Schwarze
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
- Surgeons expect patients to buy-in to postoperative life support preoperatively: results of a national surveyMargaret L Schwarze
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Crit Care Med 41:1-8. 2013..We sought to examine whether this surgical buy-in behavior is present among a large, nationally representative sample of surgeons who routinely perform high-risk operations...
- The role of surgeon error in withdrawal of postoperative life supportMargaret L Schwarze
Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53792, USA
Ann Surg 256:10-5. 2012..Surgeons may be reluctant to withdraw postoperative life support after a poor outcome...
- Surgical "buy-in": the contractual relationship between surgeons and patients that influences decisions regarding life-supporting therapyMargaret L Schwarze
Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Crit Care Med 38:843-8. 2010..The objective of this study was to examine the culture and practice of surgeons to assess attitudes and concerns regarding advance directives for their patients who have high-risk surgical procedures...
- Exploring patient preferences for infrainguinal bypass operationMargaret L Schwarze
Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, USA
J Am Coll Surg 202:445-52. 2006..Surgical risk and outcomes for patients undergoing infrainguinal bypass operation vary by identifiable patient characteristics, yet little is known about whether patients understand the risks, benefits, and alternatives to operation...
- A comparison of patient and physician beliefs about infrainguinal bypass operation: what role should surgical optimism play?Margaret L Schwarze
Department of Surgery, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, IL, USA
Surgery 141:239-44. 2007..Little is known about whether patients and physicians have similar beliefs regarding the risks and benefits of the operation...
- Brief report: do patients with poor outcomes regret having had infrainguinal bypass surgery?Margaret L Schwarze
Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
J Surg Res 151:6-9. 2009..Retrospection and hindsight bias may lead patients with bad outcomes to regret the choice of infrainguinal bypass surgery...
- Age-related trends in utilization and outcome of open and endovascular repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm in the United States, 2001-2006Margaret L Schwarze
Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
J Vasc Surg 50:722-729.e2. 2009..This study used a large national administrative in-hospital database to compare utilization and age-specific outcomes between open repair (OAR) and endovascular (EVAR) repair for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
- Risk as feelings in the effect of patient outcomes on physicians' future treatment decisions: a randomized trial and manipulation validationJoshua A Hemmerich
Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, University of Chicago MC6098, 5841 S Maryland Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Soc Sci Med 75:367-76. 2012..These results suggest that bad patient outcomes cause physicians to experience anxiety and regret that influences their subsequent treatment decision-making for the next patient...
- Can induced anxiety from a negative earlier experience influence vascular surgeons' statistical decision-making? A randomized field experiment with an abdominal aortic aneurysm analogWilliam Dale
Section of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Am Coll Surg 203:642-52. 2006..We tested whether an unexpected, recent negative event might influence vascular surgeons' decisions about a computer-simulation AAA-analog that includes statistical information...
- Physician attitudes regarding advance directives for high-risk surgical patients: a qualitative analysisCiaran T Bradley
The Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Surgery 148:209-16. 2010..A qualitative exploration of physicians' opinions of ADs for surgical patients was designed. This methodology is preferred to quantitative techniques, which are subject to bias when an issue's underlying themes are unknown...
- Vivid bad outcome influences the decisions of older adults about treatment timing: a randomized field experiment with an abdominal aortic aneurysm analogJoshua A Hemmerich
Section of Geriatrics and Department of Decision Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Transl Res 150:139-46. 2007..The influence of recent experience on medical decision making by patients with life-threatening conditions may be under-appreciated...
- Surgeon-reported conflict with intensivists about postoperative goals of careTerrah J Paul Olson
Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, USA
JAMA Surg 148:29-35. 2013..To examine surgeons' experiences of conflict with intensivists and nurses about goals of care for their postoperative patients...
- Use of advance directives for high-risk operations: a national survey of surgeonsAndrew J Redmann
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
Ann Surg 255:418-23. 2012..To characterize surgeons' beliefs and approach to the use of an advance directive in the decision to perform high-risk operations...
- Effect of specialty and recent experience on perioperative decision-making for abdominal aortic aneurysm repairWilliam Dale
Section of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1889-94. 2012..To determine whether recent experience and specialty choice would affect physician adherence to evidence-based guidelines...
- New technologies meeting old professional boundaries: the emergence of carotid artery stentingPatrick O Lang
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
J Am Coll Surg 200:854-60. 2005..Local collaboration of individual physicians and the departments and professional organizations they comprise, will have an important impact on how this technology is adopted...