Sally A Norton
Affiliation: University of Rochester
- Proactive palliative care in the medical intensive care unit: effects on length of stay for selected high-risk patientsSally A Norton
School of Nursing, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
Crit Care Med 35:1530-5. 2007..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of proactive palliative care consultation on length of stay for high-risk patients in the medical intensive care unit (MICU)...
- Navigating tensions: integrating palliative care consultation services into an academic medical center settingSally A Norton
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 42:680-90. 2011....
- Direct observation of prognosis communication in palliative care: a descriptive studyRobert Gramling
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14620, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 45:202-12. 2013..Palliative care (PC) consultations result in improved patient understanding of prognosis and better quality of life, yet the content and processes of prognosis communication during PC consultations remain unknown...
- Family members' informal roles in end-of-life decision making in adult intensive care unitsJill R Quinn
University of Rochester School of Nursing, New York 14642, USA
Am J Crit Care 21:43-51. 2012..To support the process of effective family decision making, it is important to recognize and understand informal roles that various family members may play in the end-of-life decision-making process...
- Patient and family members' perceptions of palliative care in heart failureMaureen Metzger
University of Rochester School of Nursing, Box SON, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Heart Lung 42:112-9. 2013..To describe patients with HF and their family members' (FMs) experiences with, and perceptions of, inpatient PC consultations...
- Intensive care unit cultures and end-of-life decision makingJudith Gedney Baggs
School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239 2941, USA
J Crit Care 22:159-68. 2007..This research was designed to study limitation of treatment decision making in real time and to evaluate similarities and differences in the cultural contexts of 4 ICUs and the relationship of those contexts to EOLDM...
- Who is attending? End-of-life decision making in the intensive care unitJudith Gedney Baggs
School of Nursing, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
J Palliat Med 15:56-62. 2012..Our purpose was to examine the role of ICU attending physicians in different types of ICUs and the consequences of that role for clinicians, patients, and families in the context of EOLDM...
- Palliative care communication: linking patients' prognoses, values, and goals of careSally A Norton
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY, 14642
Res Nurs Health 36:582-90. 2013..The findings add to our understanding of PC consultation by describing how prognoses link with patients' values and choices in goals of care conversations...
- Goal Communication in Palliative Care Decision-Making ConsultationsRobert Gramling
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA Electronic address
J Pain Symptom Manage 50:701-6. 2015..However, very little is empirically known about the content or process of goal expression in the natural setting of PC...
- Feeling Heard and Understood: A Patient-Reported Quality Measure for the Inpatient Palliative Care SettingRobert Gramling
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA Electronic address
J Pain Symptom Manage 51:150-4. 2016..Fostering an environment where seriously ill patients feel heard and understood is of crucial importance to modern health care...
- Meaning and practice of palliative care for hospitalized older adults with life limiting illnessesBethel Ann Powers
School of Nursing, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
J Aging Res 2011:406164. 2011....
- Parents' experiences of expanded newborn screening evaluationsJane M Deluca
University of Rochester, School of Nursing, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Pediatrics 128:53-61. 2011..Abnormal results of newborn screening for common metabolic diseases are known to create substantial distress for parents. We explored parents' perceptions during diagnostic evaluations for newer disorders that are less well understood...
- Living with advanced heart failure or COPD: experiences and goals of individuals nearing the end of lifeSusan E Lowey
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Res Nurs Health 36:349-58. 2013..They hoped that their illnesses would remain stable, although specific experiences made them think they might be worsening. All expected that their doctors would tell them when their illnesses became life-threatening...
- Design of, and enrollment in, the palliative care communication research initiative: a direct-observation cohort studyRobert Gramling
Family Medicine Research Programs, University of Rochester, 1381 South Avenue, Rochester, NY, 14620, USA
BMC Palliat Care 14:40. 2015..We describe the successful enrollment, observation and data collection methods of the ongoing Palliative Care Communication Research Initiative (PCCRI)...
- Measuring end-of-life care processes in nursing homesHelena Temkin-Greener
Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative Care, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Gerontologist 49:803-15. 2009..The objectives of this study were to develop measures of end-of-life (EOL) care processes in nursing homes and to validate the instrument for measuring them...
- Life support withdrawal: communication and conflictSally A Norton
Center for Clinical Research on Aging, University of Rochester School of Nursing, Rochester, NY, USA
Am J Crit Care 12:548-55. 2003..Yet communication can be particularly difficult during stressful situations such as when a family member is critically ill. This is especially the case when families are faced with choices about forgoing life-sustaining treatment...
- The dying patient in the ICU: role of the interdisciplinary teamJudith Gedney Baggs
School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box SON, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Crit Care Clin 20:525-40, xi. 2004..Further studies are needed to document alternative interdisciplinary models for achieving improved and durable patient, family,and provider outcomes in the care of the dying ICU patient...
- Challenges in conducting end-of-life research in critical careDebra Lynn McHale Wiegand
University of Maryland School of Nursing, USA
AACN Adv Crit Care 19:170-7. 2008..Strategies are described that can be used to guide researchers to conduct end-of-life research successfully in critical care...