Elizabeth K Vig

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Good deaths, bad deaths, and preferences for the end of life: a qualitative study of geriatric outpatients
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1541-8. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Responding to surrogate requests that seem inconsistent with a patient's living will
    Elizabeth K Vig
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:777-82. 2011
  3. pmc Why don't patients enroll in hospice? Can we do anything about it?
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1009-19. 2010
  4. pmc Surviving surrogate decision-making: what helps and hampers the experience of making medical decisions for others
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1274-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Beyond substituted judgment: How surrogates navigate end-of-life decision-making
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1688-93. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Good and bad dying from the perspective of terminally ill men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:977-81. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life while dying: a qualitative study of terminally ill older men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1595-601. 2003
  8. pmc Abandonment at the end of life from patient, caregiver, nurse, and physician perspectives: loss of continuity and lack of closure
    Anthony L Back
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:474-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint How do surrogate decision makers describe hospice? Does it matter?
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:91-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Transitions regarding palliative and end-of-life care in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or advanced cancer: themes identified by patients, families, and clinicians
    Lynn F Reinke
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:601-9. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Good deaths, bad deaths, and preferences for the end of life: a qualitative study of geriatric outpatients
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1541-8. 2002
    ..This study aimed to explore the attitudes of older adults with medical illness about the end of life, and to investigate whether current values could be extended to end-of-life preferences...
  2. doi request reprint Responding to surrogate requests that seem inconsistent with a patient's living will
    Elizabeth K Vig
    VA Puget Sound Health Care System and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 42:777-82. 2011
    ..Finally, if clinicians are cognizant of their own values and preferences, they may recognize how these may affect their responses to certain clinical cases...
  3. pmc Why don't patients enroll in hospice? Can we do anything about it?
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:1009-19. 2010
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  4. pmc Surviving surrogate decision-making: what helps and hampers the experience of making medical decisions for others
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1274-9. 2007
    ..Having a seriously ill family member is stressful for surrogates. Moreover, most clinicians have had little training in working effectively with surrogates...
  5. ncbi request reprint Beyond substituted judgment: How surrogates navigate end-of-life decision-making
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1688-93. 2006
    ..To characterize how surrogates plan to make medical decisions for others...
  6. ncbi request reprint Good and bad dying from the perspective of terminally ill men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine and Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:977-81. 2004
    ..Our current understanding of good and bad deaths, however, comes primarily from input from families and clinicians. This study aimed to learn how terminally ill men conceptualize good and bad deaths...
  7. ncbi request reprint Quality of life while dying: a qualitative study of terminally ill older men
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1595-601. 2003
    ..To characterize the experience of quality of life while dying from the perspective of terminally ill men...
  8. pmc Abandonment at the end of life from patient, caregiver, nurse, and physician perspectives: loss of continuity and lack of closure
    Anthony L Back
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:474-9. 2009
    ..Surveys and anecdotes suggest that patients and family members sometimes feel abandoned by their physicians at the transition to end-of-life care. To our knowledge, no prior studies describe abandonment prospectively...
  9. ncbi request reprint How do surrogate decision makers describe hospice? Does it matter?
    Elizabeth K Vig
    Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 23:91-9. 2006
    ..We advocate that clinicians discuss the three key aspects of hospice during routine advance care planning sessions with patients and their future surrogate decision makers...
  10. doi request reprint Transitions regarding palliative and end-of-life care in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or advanced cancer: themes identified by patients, families, and clinicians
    Lynn F Reinke
    Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Palliat Med 11:601-9. 2008
    ..Patients may experience transitions in different ways than clinicians. No prior studies have examined this issue from patients', families', and clinicians' perspectives...
  11. doi request reprint The disappearing subject: exclusion of people with cognitive impairment and dementia from geriatrics research
    Janelle S Taylor
    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:413-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate exclusion of persons with cognitive impairment from research in geriatrics by determining its frequency, method, and rationale and treatment in the resulting publications...

Research Grants1

  1. Understanding and Implementing End of Life Preferences
    ELIZABETH VIG; Fiscal Year: 2006
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