Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
- Adherence to Analgesics for Cancer Pain: A Comparative Study of African Americans and Whites Using an Electronic Monitoring DeviceSalimah H Meghani
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania NewCourtland Center of Transitions and Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Electronic address
J Pain 16:825-35. 2015..This prospective study uses objective measures to compare adherence to prescribed pain medications between African American and white patients with cancer pain...
- Policy brief: the Institute of Medicine report Dying in America: Improving quality and honoring individual preferences near the end of lifeSalimah H Meghani
Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
Nurs Outlook 63:51-9. 2015..This article provides a policy brief of this recently released report. The role of nursing in advancing these recommendations is discussed. ..
- African Americans with cancer pain are more likely to receive an analgesic with toxic metabolite despite clinical risks: a mediation analysis studySalimah H Meghani
Salimah H Meghani, Youjeong Kang, and Jesse Chittams, University of Pennsylvania Erin McMenamin and Jun J Mao, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Jeffrey Fudin, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, CT and Jeffrey Fudin, Western New England University College of Pharmacy, Springfield, MA
J Clin Oncol 32:2773-9. 2014....
- Attitudes and barriers towards participation in an acupuncture trial among breast cancer patients: a survey studyJun J Mao
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce St, 2 Gates Building, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
BMC Complement Altern Med 14:7. 2014..We sought to identify socio-demographic, clinical and psychological factors related to willingness to participate (WTP) and to determine barriers to participation in an acupuncture clinical trial among breast cancer patients...
- Measuring preferences for analgesic treatment for cancer pain: how do African-Americans and Whites perform on choice-based conjoint (CBC) analysis experiments?Salimah H Meghani
Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Claire M, Fagin Hall, 418 Curie Boulevard, Room 337, 19104 4217 Philadelphia, PA, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:118. 2013....
- A pilot study to identify correlates of intentional versus unintentional nonadherence to analgesic treatment for cancer painSalimah H Meghani
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4217, USA
Pain Manag Nurs 14:e22-30. 2013....
- Time to take stock: a meta-analysis and systematic review of analgesic treatment disparities for pain in the United StatesSalimah H Meghani
Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
Pain Med 13:150-74. 2012....
- Advancing a national agenda to eliminate disparities in pain care: directions for health policy, education, practice, and researchSalimah H Meghani
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4217, USA
Pain Med 13:5-28. 2012..Pain is strongly associated with significant personal and societal costs. A crucial element of any initiative on pain must focus on eliminating pain care disparities that are pervasive throughout the United States health care settings...
- Perspective: the need for practice socialization of international medical graduates--an exemplar from pain medicineSalimah H Meghani
Biobehavioral and Health Science Division, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4217, USA
Acad Med 86:571-4. 2011..S. practice. The authors conclude with recommendations to close this transitional gap, emphasizing the need for targeted assessment and training for IMGs...
- Corporatization of pain medicine: implications for widening pain care disparitiesSalimah H Meghani
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Pain Med 12:634-44. 2011....
- Latent class cluster analysis to understand heterogeneity in prostate cancer treatment utilitiesSalimah H Meghani
Biobehavioral and Health Sciences Division, NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:47. 2009..Previous studies of preference elicitation for prostate cancer treatment have found considerable heterogeneity in individuals' preferences for health states given similar treatments and clinical risks...
- Preference for analgesic treatment for cancer pain among African AmericansSalimah H Meghani
Center for Health Disparities Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 34:136-47. 2007..These factors should be the focus of future inquiry...
- Disparity vs inequity: toward reconceptualization of pain treatment disparitiesSalimah H Meghani
Center for Health Disparities Research, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
Pain Med 9:613-23. 2008..The existing research surrounding racial/ethnic disparities in pain treatment presents a conceptual predicament when placed within the framework of horizontal equity...
- Patient-provider race-concordance: does it matter in improving minority patients' health outcomes?Salimah H Meghani
NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Ethn Health 14:107-30. 2009..To understand if patient-provider race-concordance is associated with improved health outcomes for minorities...
- A concept analysis of palliative care in the United StatesSalimah H Meghani
School of Nursing and Biomedical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
J Adv Nurs 46:152-61. 2004..The purpose of this analysis is to trace the evolution of the concept of palliative in the United States, explicate its meanings, and draw comparisons with other related concepts such as hospice care and terminal care...
- Self-reported pain and utilization of pain treatment between minorities and nonminorities in the United StatesSalimah H Meghani
NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Public Health Nurs 26:307-16. 2009....
- The use of comorbidities among adults experiencing care transitions: a systematic review and evolutionary analysis of empirical literatureHarleah G Buck
School of Nursing, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Philadelphia, 16802, USA
Chronic Illn 8:278-95. 2012..To systematically review how comorbidities are employed in the empirical literature for adults coping with multiple chronic conditions during common episodes of acute illness that resulted in transition across health care setting...
- Characteristics and outcomes of patients discharged from the Opioid Renewal Clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical CenterWilliam C Becker
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, VISN4 MIRECC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Am J Addict 18:135-9. 2009..There was a positive correlation between length of time in the ORC and receipt of opioids post discharge. These outcomes reveal areas of need in the management of this complex population...
- Predictors of resolution of aberrant drug behavior in chronic pain patients treated in a structured opioid risk management programSalimah H Meghani
NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Pennsylvania, USA
Pain Med 10:858-65. 2009..ORC is a program supporting PCPs' use of opioids for chronic pain in patients perceived as at risk for opioid abuse or those with demonstrated ADRBs...
- The meanings of and attitudes about cancer pain among African AmericansSalimah H Meghani
The School of Nursing, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Oncol Nurs Forum 34:1179-86. 2007..To describe the meaning of cancer pain and attitudes in dealing with cancer pain among a group of African Americans with cancer...
- Leveling the playing field: does pain disparity literature suffer from a reporting bias?Salimah H Meghani
Pain Med 6:269-70; author reply 271-2. 2005
- A Novel Approach to Elucidate Mechanisms for Disparity in Cancer Pain OutcomesSalimah H Meghani; Fiscal Year: 2010..Findings will help identify targets sensitive to tailored, patient-centered interventions in improving equity in palliative care outcomes. ..
- Disparities in Analgesic Preference for Cancer Pain: A Conjoint Analysis StudySALIMAH MEGHANI; Fiscal Year: 2009....