Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- Attitudes and experiences of Oregon hospice nurses and social workers regarding assisted suicideLois L Miller
School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland 97239 2941, USA
Palliat Med 18:685-91. 2004..However, 86% of the 171 persons in Oregon who have died by lethal prescription were enrolled in hospice programmes...
- Building gerontological nursing research capacity: Research initiatives of the John A. Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing ExcellenceLois Miller
Oregon Health and Science University, School of Nursing, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Nurs Outlook 54:189-96. 2006
- Hospice in assisted living: promoting good quality care at end of lifeJuliana C Cartwright
RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard, Ashland, OR 97530, USA
Gerontologist 49:508-16. 2009..The purpose of this study was to describe good quality care at the end of life (EOL) for hospice-enrolled residents in assisted living facilities (ALFs)...
- Oregon hospice nurses and social workers' assessment of physician progress in palliative care over the past 5 yearsElizabeth R Goy
Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
Palliat Support Care 1:215-9. 2003..The 1997 enactment of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act intensified interest in improving physician education and skills in caring for patients at the end of life...
- Experiences of Oregon nurses and social workers with hospice patients who requested assistance with suicideLinda Ganzini
Mental Health Division, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR 97207, USA
N Engl J Med 347:582-8. 2002..Although 78 percent of the 91 Oregonians who have died by assisted suicide were enrolled in hospice programs, there is little information about the experiences of hospice practitioners with these patients...
- Nurses' experiences with hospice patients who refuse food and fluids to hasten deathLinda Ganzini
Department of Veterans Affairs, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oreg, USA
N Engl J Med 349:359-65. 2003..Voluntary refusal of food and fluids has been proposed as an alternative to physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients who wish to hasten death. There are few reports of patients who have made this choice...
- Voluntary refusal of food and fluids: attitudes of Oregon hospice nurses and social workersTheresa A Harvath
School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW US Veterans Road, SN 5N, Portland, OR 97239 2941, USA
Int J Palliat Nurs 10:236-41; discussion 242-3. 2004..These results may have important clinical implications for nurses and social workers involved in end-of-life care who encounter patients who wish to hasten their deaths...
- Enhancing nursing leadership in long-term care. A review of the literatureTheresa A Harvath
John A Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence, School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, 3455 SW U S Veterans Road, Portland, OR 97239 2941, USA
Res Gerontol Nurs 1:187-96. 2008..To maximize their effectiveness, these leadership training programs should be part of a continuum of leadership development that begins in nursing education programs and persists throughout a nurse's career trajectory...
- Pain in older adultsLois L Miller
School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, USA
Annu Rev Nurs Res 20:63-88. 2002....
- Enhancing the capacity to teach gerontological nursing: a faculty development projectLois L Miller
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 41:211-6. 2010..The authors describe workshop content and teaching strategies, curriculum changes participants made to incorporate gerontological content, and implications for faculty development...
- Provision of morning care to nursing home residents with dementia: opportunity for improvement?Philip D Sloane
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7590, USA
Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:369-77. 2007..Much could be done to make morning care more an activity to be enjoyed rather than a task to be completed...
- Pain and Behavioral Symptoms in Dementia: A Pilot StudyLois Miller; Fiscal Year: 2004..Content analysis of field notes kept throughout the intervention will be used to modify the intervention and evaluate the feasibility of testing it in a larger randomized clinical trial. ..