DEBORAH PEASE WALDROP

Summary

Affiliation: University at Buffalo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Final transitions: family caregiving at the end of life
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260 1050, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:623-38. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Comfort measures: a qualitative study of nursing home-based end-of-life care
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:719-24. 2009
  3. pmc Is It the Difference a Day Makes? Bereaved Caregivers' Perceptions of Short Hospice Enrollment
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 52:187-195.e1. 2016
  4. doi request reprint "We Are Strangers Walking Into Their Life-Changing Event": How Prehospital Providers Manage Emergency Calls at the End of Life
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 50:328-34. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Prehospital providers' perceptions of emergency calls near life's end
    Deborah Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 32:198-204. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Communication and advanced care planning in palliative and end-of-life care
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:365-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Hospice decision making: diagnosis makes a difference
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 685 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Gerontologist 52:686-97. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The living-dying interval in nursing home-based end-of-life care: family caregivers' experiences
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 54:768-87. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The nature and timing of family-provider communication in late-stage cancer: a qualitative study of caregivers' experiences
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:182-94. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint “Waiting for the other shoe to drop:” distress and coping during and after treatment for breast cancer
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:450-73. 2011

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Final transitions: family caregiving at the end of life
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260 1050, USA
    J Palliat Med 8:623-38. 2005
    ..This study aimed to understand how caregivers make the transition to end-stage caregiving and to illuminate its unique aspects using a stress process model...
  2. doi request reprint Comfort measures: a qualitative study of nursing home-based end-of-life care
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Palliat Med 12:719-24. 2009
    ..To explore how staff recognize that a resident is dying and to present a typology of comfort measures...
  3. pmc Is It the Difference a Day Makes? Bereaved Caregivers' Perceptions of Short Hospice Enrollment
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 52:187-195.e1. 2016
    ..Hospice enrollment for less than one month has been considered too late by some caregivers and at the right time for others. Perceptions of the appropriate time for hospice enrollment in cancer are not well understood...
  4. doi request reprint "We Are Strangers Walking Into Their Life-Changing Event": How Prehospital Providers Manage Emergency Calls at the End of Life
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York, USA Electronic address
    J Pain Symptom Manage 50:328-34. 2015
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  5. doi request reprint Prehospital providers' perceptions of emergency calls near life's end
    Deborah Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY, USA
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 32:198-204. 2015
    ..Synergy exists between the fields of prehospital, hospice, and palliative medicine which offers potential for improved education and care. ..
  6. doi request reprint Communication and advanced care planning in palliative and end-of-life care
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Nurs Outlook 60:365-9. 2012
    ..Effective ACP is an essential component of person-centered end-of-life and palliative care...
  7. doi request reprint Hospice decision making: diagnosis makes a difference
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 685 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Gerontologist 52:686-97. 2012
    ..This study explored the process of decision making about hospice enrollment and identified factors that influence the timing of that decision...
  8. doi request reprint The living-dying interval in nursing home-based end-of-life care: family caregivers' experiences
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 54:768-87. 2011
    ..The results illustrate critical periods for social work intervention with families of dying nursing home residents...
  9. doi request reprint The nature and timing of family-provider communication in late-stage cancer: a qualitative study of caregivers' experiences
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:182-94. 2012
    ..Enhanced comprehension about disease progression, symptom management, and options for care can help families adapt, cope, and plan for the future...
  10. ncbi request reprint “Waiting for the other shoe to drop:” distress and coping during and after treatment for breast cancer
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Psychosoc Oncol 29:450-73. 2011
    ..Understanding the nature of distress and how women cope during and after treatment are key to improved care for women who have breast cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Crisis in caregiving: when home-based end-of-life care is no longer possible
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 685 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    J Palliat Care 27:117-25. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint The transition from routine care to end-of-life care in a nursing home: exploring staff perspectives
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, NY 14260, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 12:114-20. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore how nursing home staff members manage the transition from routine care to end-of-life care when a resident is dying...
  13. doi request reprint Rural-urban differences in end-of-life care: implications for practice
    Deborah Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 49:263-89. 2010
    ..Implications for social work practice are discussed...
  14. doi request reprint Can short hospice enrollment be long enough? Comparing the perspectives of hospice professionals and family caregivers
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York 14260 1050, USA
    Palliat Support Care 7:37-47. 2009
    ..Salutogenic principles and concepts from Antonovsky's Sense of Coherence Theory (SOC) guided the inquiry...
  15. ncbi request reprint Life and death decisions: using school-based health education to facilitate family discussion about organ and tissue donation
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, 630 Baldy Hall, Box 601050, Buffalo, NY 14260 1050, USA
    Death Stud 28:643-57. 2004
    ..Guided family discussions ensure that families have accurate information about donation and an opportunity to talk about end-of-life choices in a non-crisis situation...
  16. doi request reprint Making the transition to hospice: exploring hospice professionals' perspectives
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 685 Baldy Hall, Buffalo, New York 14260, USA
    Death Stud 33:557-80. 2009
    ..Results suggest timely admissions are situation-specific and involve a terminal prognosis, terminal decline, and a mutual understanding. Important aspects of communication among families, physicians, and hospice teams are described...
  17. ncbi request reprint Caregiver grief in terminal illness and bereavement: a mixed-methods study
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, State University of New York, University at Buffalo, 14260 1050, USA
    Health Soc Work 32:197-206. 2007
    ..Social work practitioners can help caregivers who may be unaware they are experiencing grief to identify and integrate these normal responses to loss...
  18. ncbi request reprint More than a set of teeth: assessing and enhancing dental students' perceptions of older adults
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, NY 14260 1050, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:37-56. 2006
    ..Group differences suggest the importance of utilizing educational "turning points" as teachable moments...
  19. ncbi request reprint At the eleventh hour: psychosocial dynamics in short hospice stays
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, 633 Baldy Hall, Box 601050, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    Gerontologist 46:106-14. 2006
    ..This study explored the psychosocial dynamics of short hospice stays (less than 2 weeks) of cancer patients age 65 and older...
  20. ncbi request reprint Coexistent concerns: assessing the social and health needs of dental clinic patients
    Deborah P Waldrop
    School of Social Work, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 14260, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 40:33-51. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence dental students' attitudes about older adults
    Thomas H Nochajski
    University of Buffalo, Amherst, NY 14260, USA
    J Dent Educ 73:95-104. 2009
    ..Exposure to older adults in a clinical setting appears to be a critical element, as the fourth-year students received much greater exposure to older patients and more intensified interface with their mentors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving patient retention and access to oral health care: the CARES program
    Kimberley Zittel-Palamara
    CARES Program, Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry, SUNY, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:912-8. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint Understanding dental students' knowledge and perceptions of older people: toward a new model of geriatric dental education
    Jude A Fabiano
    Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, 215 Squire Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:419-33. 2005
    ..Future research will focus on positive experiences with older adults and attitudes of dental students toward the elderly...
  24. ncbi request reprint Understanding family responses to life-limiting illness: In-depth interviews with hospice patients and their family members
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Buffalo, New York, USA
    J Palliat Care 21:88-96. 2005
    ..Providers who understand varied family reactions can ease the patient's suffering, assist relatives in providing effective care, and prepare them for the approaching death...
  25. doi request reprint Treatment at the end of life
    Deborah P Waldrop
    University at Buffalo, School of Social Work, 633 Baldy Hall, Box 601050, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA
    J Gerontol Soc Work 50:267-92. 2008
    ..This paper preents a review of evidence-based psychosocial treatments at the end of life for both older adults and their caregivers...

Research Grants1

  1. Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice Decision
    DEBORAH PEASE WALDROP; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) Understanding how end-of-life decisions are made is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of comprehensive services for the growing number of adults who will die from cancer. ..