Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
- Developing successful models of cancer palliative care servicesMarie Bakitas
Section of Palliative Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Semin Oncol Nurs 26:266-84. 2010..This article describes successful institutionally based programs for providing high-quality palliative care to persons with cancer and their family members. Challenges and opportunities for program development are also described...
- The project ENABLE II randomized controlled trial to improve palliative care for rural patients with advanced cancer: baseline findings, methodological challenges, and solutionsMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
Palliat Support Care 7:75-86. 2009..We describe the ENABLE II intervention, methods, and sample baseline characteristics to increase intervention and methodological transparency, and to describe our solutions to selected methodological issues...
- Reliability and validity of the Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Palliative care (FACIT-Pal) scaleKathleen Doyle Lyons
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 37:23-32. 2009..40, P<0.001). The findings support the internal consistency reliability and validity of the FACIT-Pal as a measure of health-related quality of life for persons with advanced cancer...
- Oncologists' perspectives on concurrent palliative care in a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centerMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire
Palliat Support Care 11:415-23. 2013....
- Patient perspectives on participation in the ENABLE II randomized controlled trial of a concurrent oncology palliative care intervention: benefits and burdensCristine Maloney
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Palliat Med 27:375-83. 2013..However, little is known about how participants experience early palliative care and the benefits and burdens of participating in a palliative care clinical trial...
- Effects of a palliative care intervention on clinical outcomes in patients with advanced cancer: the Project ENABLE II randomized controlled trialMarie Bakitas
Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Palliative Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
JAMA 302:741-9. 2009..There are few randomized controlled trials on the effectiveness of palliative care interventions to improve the care of patients with advanced cancer...
- Patients' need for information about cancer therapyKaren A Skalla
Norris Cotton Cancer Center, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 31:313-9. 2004..To obtain detailed information about the preferences of patients with cancer and their need for information about side effects of cancer treatment to design an interactive multimedia educational program...
- A chart review of seven hundred eighty-two deaths in hospitals, nursing homes, and hospice/home careMichele Solloway
Department of Health Management and Policy, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
J Palliat Med 8:789-96. 2005..Expert panel recommendations have called for epidemiologic studies to document the nature of dying in America...
- Palliative medicine and decision science: the critical need for a shared agenda to foster informed patient choice in serious illnessMarie Bakitas
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Palliat Med 14:1109-16. 2011....
- Palliative care consultations for heart failure patients: how many, when, and why?Marie Bakitas
Section of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA
J Card Fail 19:193-201. 2013..In preparation for development of a palliative care intervention for patients with heart failure (HF) and their caregivers, we aimed to characterize the HF population receiving palliative care consultations (PCCs)...
- Quality of life of long-term survivors of breast cancer and lymphoma treated with standard-dose chemotherapy or local therapyTim A Ahles
Department of Psychiatry and Center for Psycho Oncology Research, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
J Clin Oncol 23:4399-405. 2005..This study compared the quality of life (QOL) of long-term survivors of breast cancer and lymphoma who had been treated with standard-dose systemic chemotherapy or local therapy only...
- Project ENABLE: a palliative care demonstration project for advanced cancer patients in three settingsMarie Bakitas
Norris Cotton Cancer Center and Center for Psycho Oncology Research, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
J Palliat Med 7:363-72. 2004....