Rebecca L Sudore

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Symptom burden of adults with type 2 diabetes across the disease course: diabetes & aging study
    Rebecca L Sudore
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street 151R, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1674-81. 2012
  2. pmc Redefining the "planning" in advance care planning: preparing for end-of-life decision making
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:256-61. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Uncertainty about advance care planning treatment preferences among diverse older adults
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Health Commun 15:159-71. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Sitting with you in your suffering: lessons about intractable pain at the end of life
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:779-82. 2010
  5. pmc Limited literacy and mortality in the elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Rebecca L Sudore
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:806-12. 2006
  6. 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
  7. pmc An advance directive redesigned to meet the literacy level of most adults: a randomized trial
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 69:165-95. 2007
  8. pmc A clinical framework for improving the advance care planning process: start with patients' self-identified barriers
    Adam D Schickedanz
    University of California at San Francisco, 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:31-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Unraveling the relationship between literacy, language proficiency, and patient-physician communication
    Rebecca L Sudore
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:398-402. 2009
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Symptom burden of adults with type 2 diabetes across the disease course: diabetes & aging study
    Rebecca L Sudore
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street 151R, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1674-81. 2012
    ..Little is known about the symptom burden experienced by adults with type 2 diabetes and the need for symptom palliation...
  2. pmc Redefining the "planning" in advance care planning: preparing for end-of-life decision making
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:256-61. 2010
    ..Advance directives, although important, are just one piece of information to be used at the time of decision making...
  3. doi request reprint Uncertainty about advance care planning treatment preferences among diverse older adults
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Health Commun 15:159-71. 2010
    ..Culturally sensitive, literacy-appropriate tools are needed to address decisional uncertainty and to help patients prepare for decision making about their future health care...
  4. doi request reprint Sitting with you in your suffering: lessons about intractable pain at the end of life
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Palliat Med 13:779-82. 2010
    ..Furthermore, we describe not only the importance of exhausting all medical resources to relieve patients' pain and suffering, but also of learning to sit with patients in their suffering...
  5. pmc Limited literacy and mortality in the elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Rebecca L Sudore
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:806-12. 2006
    ..While limited literacy is common and its prevalence increases with age, no prospective study has assessed whether limited literacy is associated with mortality in older adults...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc An advance directive redesigned to meet the literacy level of most adults: a randomized trial
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 69:165-95. 2007
    ..To determine whether an advance directive redesigned to meet most adults' literacy needs (fifth grade reading level with graphics) was more useful for advance care planning than a standard form (>12th grade level)...
  8. pmc A clinical framework for improving the advance care planning process: start with patients' self-identified barriers
    Adam D Schickedanz
    University of California at San Francisco, 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:31-9. 2009
    ..To explore barriers to multiple advance care planning (ACP) steps and identify common barrier themes that impede older adults from engaging in the process as a whole...
  9. doi request reprint Unraveling the relationship between literacy, language proficiency, and patient-physician communication
    Rebecca L Sudore
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:398-402. 2009
    ..To examine whether the effect of health literacy (HL) on patient-physician communication varies with patient-physician language concordance and communication type...
  10. 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)...
  11. pmc Functional limitations, socioeconomic status, and all-cause mortality in moderate alcohol drinkers
    Sei J Lee
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Division of Geriatrics, Bldg 1, Room 306, Box 181G, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:955-62. 2009
    ..To determine whether the survival benefit associated with moderate alcohol use remains after accounting for nontraditional risk factors such as socioeconomic status (SES) and functional limitations...
  12. pmc Development and validation of a questionnaire to detect behavior change in multiple advance care planning behaviors
    Rebecca L Sudore
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e72465. 2013
    ..The goal of our study was to develop and validate a survey to measure the full advance care planning process...
  13. pmc Palliative care for Latino patients and their families: whenever we prayed, she wept
    Alexander K Smith
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    JAMA 301:1047-57, E1. 2009
    ..Concrete suggestions are provided for clinicians in working with interpreters, eliciting culturally based attitudes and beliefs, and implementing universal strategies for clear health communication...
  14. ncbi request reprint Being old and doing time: functional impairment and adverse experiences of geriatric female prisoners
    Brie A Williams
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:702-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, the evaluation of functional impairment in geriatric female prisoners needs to consider the unique demands of the prison environment...
  15. pmc Lost in translation: the unintended consequences of advance directive law on clinical care
    Lesley S Castillo
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:121-8. 2011
    ..Advance directive law may compromise the clinical effectiveness of advance directives...
  16. pmc Balancing punishment and compassion for seriously ill prisoners
    Brie A Williams
    University of California, San Francisco, Division of Geriatrics, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Ann Intern Med 155:122-6. 2011
    ..We propose changes to address these flaws...
  17. doi request reprint Advance care planning beyond advance directives: perspectives from patients and surrogates
    Ryan D McMahan
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:355-65. 2013
    ..Advance care planning (ACP) has focused on documenting life-sustaining treatment preferences in advance directives (ADs). The ADs alone may be insufficient to prepare diverse patients and surrogates for complex medical decisions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Limited literacy in older people and disparities in health and healthcare access
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:770-6. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between health literacy, demographics, and access to health care...
  19. pmc Influence of patient age and comorbid burden on clinician attitudes toward heart failure guidelines
    Michael A Steinman
    Health Services Research and Development Research Enhancement Award Program, San Francisco VA Medical Center, California, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:211-8. 2012
    ..Clinical practice guidelines have been criticized for insufficient attention to the unique needs of patients of advanced age and with multiple comorbid conditions. However, little empiric research is available to inform this topic...
  20. doi request reprint Screening mammography in older women. Effect of wealth and prognosis
    Brie A Williams
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:514-20. 2008
    ..This study examines the relationship between wealth and screening mammography use in older women according to life expectancy...
  21. pmc Information-seeking at a caregiving website: a qualitative analysis
    Leslie P Kernisan
    Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Med Internet Res 12:e31. 2010
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  22. pmc Use of a modified informed consent process among vulnerable patients: a descriptive study
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Division of Geriatrics, San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:867-73. 2006
    ..Little is known about patient characteristics associated with comprehension of consent information, and whether modifications to the consent process can promote understanding...