Yael Schenker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Discussion of treatment trials in intensive care
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:862-9. 2013
  2. pmc "It hurts to know... and it helps": exploring how surrogates in the ICU cope with prognostic information
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:243-9. 2013
  3. pmc Health-care system distrust in the intensive care unit
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Crit Care 27:3-10. 2012
  4. pmc Interpretation for discussions about end-of-life issues: results from a National Survey of Health Care Interpreters
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1019-26. 2012
  5. pmc I don't want to be the one saying 'we should just let him die': intrapersonal tensions experienced by surrogate decision makers in the ICU
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1657-65. 2012
  6. pmc Association between physicians' beliefs and the option of comfort care for critically ill patients
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:1607-15. 2012
  7. pmc "Her husband doesn't speak much English": conducting a family meeting with an interpreter
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:494-8. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Storytelling in the Early Bereavement Period to Reduce Emotional Distress Among Surrogates Involved in a Decision to Limit Life Support in the ICU: A Pilot Feasibility Trial
    Amber E Barnato
    1Section of Decision Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 4Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
    Crit Care Med 45:35-46. 2017
  9. pmc Acutely Bereaved Surrogates' Stories About the Decision to Limit Life Support in the ICU
    Eduardo R Nunez
    1University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and Palliative and Supportive Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 4Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5Section of Decision Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Crit Care Med 43:2387-93. 2015
  10. pmc Perceptions of palliative care among hematologic malignancy specialists: a mixed-methods study
    Thomas W Leblanc
    Duke University School of Medicine Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Oncol Pract 11:e230-8. 2015

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Publications14

  1. pmc Discussion of treatment trials in intensive care
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    J Crit Care 28:862-9. 2013
    ..This study aimed to characterize whether and how the option of a treatment trial is discussed with surrogates in intensive care units...
  2. pmc "It hurts to know... and it helps": exploring how surrogates in the ICU cope with prognostic information
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 16:243-9. 2013
    ..There has been little examination of how surrogates navigate these dual needs or how clinicians should respond...
  3. pmc Health-care system distrust in the intensive care unit
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    J Crit Care 27:3-10. 2012
    ..To examine the performance and properties of the Revised Health Care System Distrust Scale among surrogates in the intensive care unit (ICU)...
  4. pmc Interpretation for discussions about end-of-life issues: results from a National Survey of Health Care Interpreters
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1019-26. 2012
    ..Communication about end-of-life issues is difficult across language barriers. Little is known about the experience of health care interpreters in these discussions...
  5. pmc I don't want to be the one saying 'we should just let him die': intrapersonal tensions experienced by surrogate decision makers in the ICU
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1657-65. 2012
    ..Although numerous studies have addressed external factors associated with difficulty in surrogate decision making, intrapersonal sources of tension are an important element of decision making that have received little attention...
  6. pmc Association between physicians' beliefs and the option of comfort care for critically ill patients
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, 230 McKee Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Intensive Care Med 38:1607-15. 2012
    ..This study assessed how comfort care is presented to surrogates and whether physicians' beliefs are associated with whether comfort care is presented as an option...
  7. pmc "Her husband doesn't speak much English": conducting a family meeting with an interpreter
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:494-8. 2012
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  8. ncbi request reprint Storytelling in the Early Bereavement Period to Reduce Emotional Distress Among Surrogates Involved in a Decision to Limit Life Support in the ICU: A Pilot Feasibility Trial
    Amber E Barnato
    1Section of Decision Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 2Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 4Department of Medicine, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI
    Crit Care Med 45:35-46. 2017
    ..We sought to assess the feasibility, acceptability, and tolerability of storytelling among bereaved surrogates involved in a decision to limit life support in the ICU...
  9. pmc Acutely Bereaved Surrogates' Stories About the Decision to Limit Life Support in the ICU
    Eduardo R Nunez
    1University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 2Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh and Palliative and Supportive Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 3Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 4Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 5Section of Decision Sciences, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Crit Care Med 43:2387-93. 2015
    ..We sought to describe acutely bereaved surrogates' experiences surrounding this decision...
  10. pmc Perceptions of palliative care among hematologic malignancy specialists: a mixed-methods study
    Thomas W Leblanc
    Duke University School of Medicine Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY and University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Oncol Pract 11:e230-8. 2015
    ..Patients with hematologic malignancies are less likely to receive specialist palliative care services than patients with solid tumors. Reasons for this difference are poorly understood...
  11. pmc Association Between Palliative Care and Patient and Caregiver Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Dio Kavalieratos
    Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2Center of Research on Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania3Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    JAMA 316:2104-2114. 2016
    ..The use of palliative care programs and the number of trials assessing their effectiveness have increased...
  12. pmc Development of a post-intensive care unit storytelling intervention for surrogates involved in decisions to limit life-sustaining treatment
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Palliat Support Care 13:451-63. 2015
    ..We sought to (1) describe a conceptual framework underlying the beneficial mental health effects of storytelling, and (2) present formative work developing a storytelling intervention to reduce distress for recently bereaved surrogates...
  13. pmc Patterns of interpreter use for hospitalized patients with limited English proficiency
    Yael Schenker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 26:712-7. 2011
    ..Professional interpreter use improves the quality of care for patients with limited English proficiency (LEP), but little is known about interpreter use in the hospital...
  14. pmc Gynecologic Oncologist Views Influencing Referral to Outpatient Specialty Palliative Care
    Casey M Hay
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Magee Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA Division of Gynecologic Oncology and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO Medical Education Medical Humanities and Bioethics Anthropology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Department of Medicine, School of Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA University of California Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA and Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Int J Gynecol Cancer . 2017
    ..We sought to understand how gynecologic oncologists' views influence outpatient specialty palliative care referral to help inform strategies for improvement...