attitude to death
Summary: Conceptual response of the person to the various aspects of death, which are based on individual psychosocial and cultural experience.
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- "It was haunting...": physicians' descriptions of emotionally powerful patient deathsVicki A Jackson
Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Founders 600, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Acad Med 80:648-56. 2005..To understand the emotional experiences of physicians who care for dying patients and to identify educational opportunities for improving patient care and physician well-being...
- Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill patients with cancer: systematic reviewBarbara Gomes
The Cicely Saunders Foundation Department of Palliative Care, Policy, and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London SE5 9RJ
BMJ 332:515-21. 2006..To determine the relative influence of different factors on place of death in patients with cancer...
- Where people die (1974--2030): past trends, future projections and implications for careBarbara Gomes
Cicely Saunders International Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK
Palliat Med 22:33-41. 2008..We analysed past trends in place of death (1974-2003) and projected likely trends to 2030 in England and Wales and from these need for care...
- Factors considered important at the end of life by patients, family, physicians, and other care providersK E Steinhauser
Veterans Affairs Medical Center 152, 508 Fulton St, Durham, NC 27705, USA
JAMA 284:2476-82. 2000..Empirical evidence defining such factors, however, is lacking...
- Methodological review: measured and reported congruence between preferred and actual place of deathC L Bell
Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Palliat Med 23:482-90. 2009..Cross-study comparison would be enhanced by the use of similar questions to elicit preference, tables of preferred versus actual places of death, and kappa statistics of agreement...
- Care of the dying patient: the last hours or days of lifeJohn Ellershaw
Marie Curie Centre Liverpool, Speke Road, Liverpool L25 8QA
BMJ 326:30-4. 2003
- Exposure to death is associated with positive attitudes and higher knowledge about end-of-life care in graduating medical studentsWendy G Anderson
Division of Hospital Medicine and Palliative Care Program, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California P60 MD000239, USA
J Palliat Med 11:1227-33. 2008..To examine the relationship between exposure to death and attitudes and knowledge about end-of-life care in graduating medical students...
- Desire for hastened death in patients with advanced disease and the evidence base of clinical guidelines: a systematic reviewPeter L Hudson
Centre for Palliative Care, St Vincent s Hospital and The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Austalia
Palliat Med 20:693-701. 2006..Not many research studies seem to have specifically targeted why palliative care patients may desire hastened death, and few have focused on clinical guidelines for responding to such requests...
- Changing attitudes towards euthanasia among medical students in AustriaWillibald J Stronegger
Institute of Social Medicine and Epidemiology, Medical University of Graz, Universitätsstrasse 6 I, A 8010 Graz, Austria
J Med Ethics 37:227-9. 2011..Therefore, it is interesting to know which trends in attitudes prevail among the physicians of the future...
- Review: the quality of dying and death: a systematic review of measuresSarah Hales
Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
Palliat Med 24:127-44. 2010..Strategies to measure the quality of dying and death are becoming increasingly rigorous. Further research is required to understand the factors influencing the ratings of the quality of dying and death...
- Patterns of dying: palliative care for non-malignant diseaseF E M Murtagh
Palliative Care Team, King s College Hospital, London
Clin Med 4:39-44. 2004..This paper focuses on palliative care for those with such diagnoses by describing variations in illness trajectory according to diagnosis, and exploring how this may affect provision of palliative care...
- Preferences for place of care and place of death among informal caregivers of the terminally illKevin Brazil
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Palliat Med 19:492-9. 2005....
- A measure of the quality of dying and death. Initial validation using after-death interviews with family membersJ Randall Curtis
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 24:17-31. 2002..Future work will assess the potential role of the QODD in improving the quality of the dying experience...
- Third-year medical students' experiences with dying patients during the internal medicine clerkship: a qualitative study of the informal curriculumNeda Ratanawongsa
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA
Acad Med 80:641-7. 2005..To explore third-year medical students' experiences with death and dying patients during the first internal medicine clerkship...
- "Face-to-face with It": medical students' narratives about their end-of-life educationDelese Wear
Behavioral Sciences, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine NEOUCOM, 4209 State Route 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272 0095, USA
Acad Med 77:271-7. 2002..The author concludes with recommendations for thoughtful, integrative, interdisciplinary curriculum changes in EOL education...
- Dying, dignity, and new horizons in palliative end-of-life careHarvey Max Chochinov
DepartmentManitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Cancer Care Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
CA Cancer J Clin 56:84-103; quiz 104-5. 2006....
- Senior medical students' perceptions of the adequacy of education on end-of-life issuesH C Fraser
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Palliat Med 4:337-43. 2001....
- Factors influencing death at home in terminally ill cancer patientsShunsuke Nakamura
Department of Home Care Management, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Geriatr Gerontol Int 10:154-60. 2010..The purpose of this study is to investigate factors affecting terminally ill cancer patients dying at home...
- The desire for hastened death in patients with metastatic cancerGary Rodin
Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
J Pain Symptom Manage 33:661-75. 2007..The relative absence of a strong DHD in this sample suggests that the will to live tends to be preserved in cancer patients prior to the end of life, in spite of significant emotional and physical suffering...
- Residents' end-of-life decision making with adult hospitalized patients: a review of the literatureTodd E Gorman
L Hôtel Dieu de Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Acad Med 80:622-33. 2005....
- Dying to be home? Preferred location of death of first-generation black Caribbean and native-born white patients in the United KingdomJonathan Koffman
Department of Palliative Care and Policy, Guy s King s and St Thomas Schools of Medicine, King s College London, Weston Education Centre, London, United Kingdom
J Palliat Med 7:628-36. 2004....
- Evaluating palliative care: bereaved family members' evaluations of patients' pain, anxiety and depressionChristine J McPherson
Department of Palliative Care and Policy C J McP, J M A H, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, King s College, London, United Kingdom
J Pain Symptom Manage 28:104-14. 2004..Recommendations are made to improve the design of retrospective palliative care surveys...
- Effectiveness of an integrated ward-based program in preparing medical students to care for patients at the end of lifeMatthew S Ellman
Yale University School of Medicine, Yale Internal Medicine Associates, 789 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:18-23. 2009..05) and management of common symptoms (3.3 vs 3.0; P < .01). We conclude that a ward-based integrated end-of-life care exercise may improve graduating students' self-reported preparedness to care for patients at the end of life...
- Palliative medicine Death Rounds: small group learning on a vital subjectJudith A Kitzes
Palliative Care Section, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 25:483-91. 2008..Death Rounds at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine is a small group educational model that promotes student self-reflection, metacognition, professional growth, and collegial support...
- Reasons why people in Switzerland seek assisted suicide: the view of patients and physiciansSusanne Fischer
Evaluation Office, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Swiss Med Wkly 139:333-8. 2009..We examined the reasons physicians provided for writing the prescription and the reasons patients gave for requesting assistance in dying...
- Preparing for the end of life: preferences of patients, families, physicians, and other care providersK E Steinhauser
Program on the Medical Encounter and Palliative Care, Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Durham, NC 27705, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 22:727-37. 2001..Further research and training are needed to ensure that the desire for greater preparation is translated into improved action toward preparation in medical practice...
- Dying in an acute hospital setting: the challenges and solutionsR Al-Qurainy
Palliative Medicine, Barts and The London NHS Trust, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 63:508-15. 2009....
- A "good death": perspectives of Muslim patients and health care providersMohamad A Tayeb
North West Armed Forces Hospitals, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Ann Saudi Med 30:215-21. 2010..This study aimed to review the TFHCOP good death perception to determine its validity for Muslim patients and health care providers, and to identify and describe other components of the Muslim good death perspective...
- The role of cognitive impairment in desire for hastened death: a study of patients with advanced AIDSHayley Pessin
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Gen Hosp Psychiatry 25:194-9. 2003..Aggressive treatment of cognitive symptoms in the terminally ill is necessary in order to disentangle the various factors that may drive end-of-life treatment decisions...
- The quality of dying and deathSarah Hales
Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arch Intern Med 168:912-8. 2008..Quality of dying and death is broader in scope than either quality of life at the end of life or quality of care at the end of life, although there is overlap among these constructs...
- Mind frames towards dying and factors motivating their adoption by terminally ill eldersTracy A Schroepfer
School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 61:S129-39. 2006..This study was designed to advance the understanding of the physical and psychosocial factors that motivate terminally ill elders not only to consider a hastened death but also not to consider such a death...
- Agreement among family members in their assessment of the Quality of Dying and DeathRichard Mularski
Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, The University of California, 90073, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 28:306-15. 2004....
- The prevalence of psychiatric disorder and the wish to hasten death among terminally ill cancer patientsBrian J Kelly
Center for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Orange, Australia
Palliat Support Care 2:163-9. 2004..This study assessed the prevalence of psychiatric disorder among a group of terminally ill cancer patients with or without a wish to hasten death (WTHD)...
- Older peoples' attitudes towards euthanasia and an end-of-life pill in The Netherlands: 2001-2009Hilde M Buiting
Department of Social Medicine, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Med Ethics 38:267-73. 2012..With an ageing population, end-of-life care is increasing in importance. The present work investigated characteristics and time trends of older peoples' attitudes towards euthanasia and an end-of-life pill...
- Correspondence between patients' preferences and surrogates' understandings for dying and deathRuth A Engelberg
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
J Pain Symptom Manage 30:498-509. 2005..These discussions may enable surrogates and clinicians to more accurately follow patient preferences...
- Wish to die in end-stage ALSMandaville Gourie-Devi
Neurology 68:79; author reply 79. 2007
- Seven deaths in Darwin: case studies under the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act, Northern Territory, AustraliaD W Kissane
University of Melbourne Centre for Palliative Care, Kew, Victoria, Australia
Lancet 352:1097-102. 1998..Seven patients made formal use of the Rights of the Terminally Ill (ROTI) Act; four died under the Act. We report their clinical details and the decision-making process required by the Act...
- Factors that influence consideration of hastening death among people with life-threatening illnessesElizabeth Mayfield Arnold
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1087, USA
Health Soc Work 29:17-26. 2004..Pain and anxiety appeared to play no role in distinguishing between the two groups. The results are presented and implications for social work practice and research are discussed...
- Relations between desire for early death, depressive symptoms and antidepressant prescribing in terminally ill patients with cancerE Tiernan
Our Lady s Hospice, Harold s Cross, Dublin 6W, Ireland
J R Soc Med 95:386-90. 2002..Better recognition and treatment of depression might improve the lives of people with terminal illness and so lessen desire for early death, whether natural or by suicide...
- End-of-life decision making for cancer patients in different clinical settings and the impact of the LCPAgnes van der Heide
Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Pain Symptom Manage 39:33-43. 2010..The LCP has an impact on the use of potentially life-shortening medication during the dying phase. Communication about medical decision making tends to be better in the nursing home and at home...
- How well do current instruments using bereaved relatives' views evaluate care for dying patients?Cr Mayland
Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust, Liverpool, UK
Palliat Med 22:133-44. 2008..Using the views of patients has practical and ethical difficulties, so an alternative approach is to seek the views of bereaved relatives and close friends after the patients' death...
- Understanding the will to live in patients nearing deathHarvey Max Chochinov
Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
Psychosomatics 46:7-10. 2005..Health care providers must learn to appreciate the importance of existential issues and their ability to influence the will to live among patients nearing death...
- The will to live: gender differences among elderly personsS Carmel
Department of the Sociology of Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
Soc Sci Med 52:949-58. 2001..The implications of these findings for the study of the perceived meaningfulness of life, and the potential use of the will to live as an indicator of well-being are discussed...
- Terminally ill cancer patients' wish to hasten deathB Kelly
Department of Psychiatry, University of Queensland, Woolloongabba, Australia
Palliat Med 16:339-45. 2002..The implications of these findings will be discussed...
- The desire for hastened death in individuals with advanced cancer: a longitudinal qualitative studyRinat Nissim
Behavioural Sciences and Health Research Division, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
Soc Sci Med 69:165-71. 2009....
- Informal carer bereavement outcome: relation to quality of end of life support and achievement of preferred place of deathG E Grande
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
Palliat Med 23:248-56. 2009..The level of support, particularly psychological, may be more important for carers' bereavement outcome than achievement of the preferred place of death for the patient...
- Expressed desire for hastened death in seven patients living with advanced cancer: a phenomenologic inquiryNessa Coyle
Pain and Palliative Care Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Oncol Nurs Forum 31:699-709. 2004..To explore the meanings and uses of an expressed desire for hastened death in seven patients living with advanced cancer...
- The art of medicine: teaching oncology fellows about the end of lifeT Gilewski
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 40:105-13. 2001..A variety of topics are discussed, with the intention to broaden perspectives of physicians and thereby facilitate changes in our approach to the end of life...
- Voices of the terminally ill: uncovering the meaning of desire for euthanasiaYvonne Yi Wood Mak
Bradbury Hospice, A Kung Kok Shan Road, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Palliat Med 19:343-50. 2005..Euthanasia requests cannot be taken at face value but require in-depth exploration of their covert meaning, in order to ensure that the patients' needs are being addressed adequately...
- End-of-life care pathways as tools to promote and support a good death: a critical commentaryT Watts
Department of Nursing, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 21:20-30. 2012..Nonetheless drawing on a diverse range of evidence the literature indicates that end-of-life care pathways may facilitate a certain type of 'good death' and one which is associated with the dying process and framed within biomedicine...
- Terminal patients' awareness of impending death: the impact upon requesting adequate careAnneke L Francke
NIVEL the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Cancer Nurs 28:241-7. 2005..In the concluding part of this article, there is a plea for adopting a proactive approach. Nurses and other caregivers must try to prepare patients and relatives early for the care that will become necessary in the later stages...
- Desire for death and requests to hasten death of Japanese terminally ill cancer patients receiving specialized inpatient palliative careTatsuya Morita
Seirei Hospice, Seirei Mikatabara Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
J Pain Symptom Manage 27:44-52. 2004..However, some patients with a strong wish to control the time of death might not receive benefit from conventional palliative care...
- The wish to hasten death: a review of clinical studiesCristina Monforte-Royo
Escola Universitària d Infermera Gimbernat, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Psychooncology 20:795-804. 2011..Further clinical research is needed to provide a complete understanding of this phenomenon and to foster the development of suitable care plans...
- Reframing hope: meaning-centered care for patients near the end of life. Interview by Karen S. HellerWilliam Breitbart
Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
J Palliat Med 6:979-88. 2003
- 'Memorable patient deaths': reactions of hospital doctors and their need for supportThomas S Moores
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Med Educ 41:942-6. 2007....
- Family experience caring for terminally ill patients with cancer in Hong KongEsther Mok
School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Cancer Nurs 26:267-75. 2003....
- The effect of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying: a multi-centre studyLaetitia Veerbeek
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Palliat Med 22:145-51. 2008..LCP use contributes to the quality of documentation and symptom control...
- Attitudes toward transplantation in U.K. Muslim Indo-Asians in west LondonFawzi S Alkhawari
Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
Am J Transplant 5:1326-31. 2005..We believe these data suggest a need to improve in a culturally sensitive fashion the provision of health information provided to this community...
- 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...
- Doctors' emotional reactions to recent death of a patient: cross sectional study of hospital doctorsEllen M Redinbaugh
Department of Behavioural Medicine and Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 5150 Centre Ave 445, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
BMJ 327:185. 2003..To describe doctors' emotional reactions to the recent death of an "average" patient and to explore the effects of level of training on doctors' reactions...
- Predictors associated with the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deathsYoung Ho Yun
Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
Palliat Med 20:455-61. 2006..To evaluate the contribution of type of illness, socio-demographic factors, and area of residence to the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deaths...
- Faith in transplantsElizabeth Lynch
Nurs Stand 19:24-7. 2005..A reluctance to talk about the possibility of donation after death is coupled with misconceptions about religious teaching on the subject...
- Wish to die in end-stage ALSS M Albert
The Eleanor and Lou Gehrig MDA ALS Research Center, Department of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Neurology 65:68-74. 2005..In retrospective studies, estimates of hastened dying among seriously ill patients range from <2% in one national survey to as much as 20% in end-stage disease cohorts...
- Dignity-conserving care--a new model for palliative care: helping the patient feel valuedHarvey Max Chochinov
PX246, 771 Bannatyne Ave, Winnipeg Manitoba R3E 3N4 Canada
JAMA 287:2253-60. 2002..Dignity-conserving care offers an approach that clinicians can use to explicitly target the maintenance of dignity as a therapeutic objective and as a principle of bedside care for patients nearing death...
- Retrieving the ars moriendi traditionCarlo Leget
Department of Ethics, Philosophy and History of Medicine, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Med Health Care Philos 10:313-9. 2007..The importance of retrieving the ancient ars moriendi outreaches the boundaries of palliative medicine, since it deals with issues that play a central role in every context of medical intervention and treatment...
- Attitudes towards end-of-life issues in disorders of consciousness: a European surveyA Demertzi
Coma Science Group, Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liege, Allée du 6 août no 8, Sart Tilman B30, 4000, Liege, Belgium
J Neurol 258:1058-65. 2011..Given the observed individual variability, we stress the importance of advance directives and identification of proxies when discussing end-of-life issues in patients with disorders of consciousness...
- Preferences of the Dutch general public for a good death and associations with attitudes towards end-of-life decision-makingJudith A C Rietjens
Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Palliat Med 20:685-92. 2006..Insight in the relationships of such acceptance, with characteristics considered important for a 'good death', may contribute to the understanding of this liberal attitude...
- Effect of spiritual well-being on end-of-life despair in terminally-ill cancer patientsColleen S McClain
Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
Lancet 361:1603-7. 2003..The importance of spirituality in coping with a terminal illness is becoming increasingly recognised. We aimed to assess the relation between spiritual well-being, depression, and end-of-life despair in terminally-ill cancer patients...
- What is a good death? Terminally ill patients dealing with normative expectations around death and dyingMinke Goldsteen
Department of Health Care Ethics and Philosophy, Maastricht University, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
Patient Educ Couns 64:378-86. 2006..This article aims to offer an insight in the way terminally ill patients talk about death and dying and how they refer to current western normative expectations about a 'good' death...
- Hopelessness at the end of life: the utility of the hopelessness scale with terminally ill cancer patientsJennifer G Abbey
Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458, USA
Br J Health Psychol 11:173-83. 2006..Moreover, we sought to identify and remove potentially problematic items in order to ascertain a "purer" index of hopelessness for this population...
- Race and the intensive care unit: disparities and preferences for end-of-life careHoward B Degenholtz
Center for Bioethics and Health Law, and Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Crit Care Med 31:S373-8. 2003
- Quality of life while dying: a qualitative study of terminally ill older menElizabeth K Vig
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1595-601. 2003..To characterize the experience of quality of life while dying from the perspective of terminally ill men...
- Attitudes and practices concerning the end of life: a comparison between physicians from the United States and from The NetherlandsD L Willems
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and the Department of Social Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Arch Intern Med 160:63-8. 2000..This study compares attitudes and practices concerning the end-of-life decisions between physicians in the United States and in the Netherlands, using the same set of questions...
- Health care professionals' grief: a model based on occupational style and copingE M Redinbaugh
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, 3600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Psychooncology 10:187-98. 2001....
- End-of-life care for hematological malignancies: the 'technological imperative' and palliative carePam McGrath
Department of Religion, School of History, Philosophy, Religion and Classics, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
J Palliat Care 18:39-47. 2002..Such insights are placed in the context of descriptions of the patients' experience with treatment during the terminal stage...
- Euthanasia and other end-of-life decisions in the Netherlands in 1990, 1995, and 2001Bregje D Onwuteaka-Philipsen
Department of Social Medicine and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universitat University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lancet 362:395-9. 2003..Since 1995, the demand for physician-assisted death has not risen among patients and physicians, who seem to have become somewhat more reluctant in their attitude towards this practice...
- Symptoms, treatment and "dying peacefully" in terminally ill cancer patients: a prospective studyJean Jacques Georges
Department of Public and Occupational Health, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Support Care Cancer 13:160-8. 2005..The aims of this study were to describe the symptoms, their treatment during the final months of life of terminally ill cancer patients and to assess characteristics of the dying process...
- Choice and place of death: individual preferences, uncertainty, and the availability of careDaniel Munday
Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
J R Soc Med 100:211-5. 2007
- Palliative care for Muslim patientsMohammad Zafir al-Shahri
King Faisal Cancer Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
J Support Oncol 3:432-6. 2005
- International differences in end-of-life attitudes in the intensive care unit: results of a surveyArino Yaguchi
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Arch Intern Med 165:1970-5. 2005..Important international differences exist in attitudes toward end-of-life issues in the intensive care unit...
- Preferred place of care: an analysis of the 'first 100' patient assessmentsJustin Wood
Palliat Med 21:449-50. 2007
- Factors affecting grief reactions in close family members to individuals who have died of cancerG I Ringdal
Department of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
J Pain Symptom Manage 22:1016-26. 2001....
- End-of-life care in the intensive care unit: can we do better?M M Levy
Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Crit Care Med 29:N56-61. 2001..The quality of care our patients receive at the end of life will depend on our ability to answer these difficult questions...
- Evolution in measuring the quality of dyingKaren E Steinhauser
Program on the Medical Encounter and Palliative Care, Durham VA Medical Center and Division of General Internal Medicine, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, North Carolina 27705, USA
J Palliat Med 5:407-14. 2002..The purpose of this paper is to evaluate quality-of-life instruments currently used to assess the experiences of dying patients, and to offer a design for a next generation instrument to measure quality at the end of life...
- Between hope and acceptance: the medicalisation of dyingDavid Clark
Academic Palliative Medicine Unit, University of Sheffield, Trent Palliative Care Centre, Sykes House, Sheffield S11 9NE
BMJ 324:905-7. 2002
- Characteristics of end-of-life decisions: survey of UK medical practitionersClive Seale
School of Social Science and Law, Brunel University, Middlesex, UK
Palliat Med 20:653-9. 2006..To assess the extent to which UK doctors discuss end-of-life decisions (ELDs) with patients, relatives and colleagues, and to assess the degree to which patients' lives are shortened by ELDs...
- Dying while homeless: is it a concern when life itself is such a struggle?John Song
Center for Bioethics and Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
J Clin Ethics 16:251-61. 2005
- Concise screening questions for clinical assessments of terminal care: the needs near the end-of-life care screening toolL L Emanuel
Interdisciplinary Program in Professionalism and Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Palliat Med 4:465-74. 2001..Evaluation of its performance in another population is needed to complete NEST's fuller evaluation...
- Factors predicting home death for terminally ill cancer patients receiving hospital-based home care: the Lyon comprehensive cancer center experienceGisèle Chvetzoff
Home Care Coordinating Unit, Leon Berard Center, Lyon, France
J Pain Symptom Manage 30:528-35. 2005..A hospital-based home care unit is effective for bridging the gap between community and hospital. MCO home visits offer concrete support to health care professionals, patients, and relatives...
- The dying roleLinda Emanuel
Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Palliat Med 10:159-68. 2007..Lack thereof can impede good deaths and may have been in part responsible for the intense and often futile interventions provided to many dying patients in the past...
- What questions do family caregivers want to discuss with health care providers in order to prepare for the death of a loved one? An ethnographic study of caregivers of patients at end of lifeRandy Scott Hebert
Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
J Palliat Med 11:476-83. 2008..To determine what questions family caregivers want to discuss with health care providers (HCPs) in order to prepare for the death of a loved one...
- Detoxifying death in the neonate: in search of meaningfulness at the end of lifeJay M Milstein
Division of Neonatalogy, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
J Perinatol 23:333-6. 2003..Encouraging families to engage with their dying infants helps detoxify the experience and make it more meaningful...
- On reflection: doctors learning to care for people who are dyingR D MacLeod
Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington, New Zealand
Soc Sci Med 52:1719-27. 2001..The article asks whether their medical education had adequately prepared these doctors for this key element of their work. It recommends ways in which practitioners may be better prepared to care for people who are dying...
- General practitioners' experiences of the psychological aspects in the care of a dying patientBrian Kelly
Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Palliat Support Care 6:125-31. 2008..This qualitative study investigated psychosocial issues faced by GPs in the management of patients receiving palliative care and investigated the themes relevant to the psychosocial care of dying patients...
- Place of death: hospital-based advanced home care versus conventional care. A prospective study in palliative cancer careMarianne Ahlner-Elmqvist
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Malmo University Hospital, Sweden
Palliat Med 18:585-93. 2004..Advanced hospital-based home care targeting seriously ill cancer patients with a wish to remain at home enable a substantial number of patients to die in the place they desire...
- "Getting everyone on the same page": nursing home physicians' perspectives on end-of-life careMercedes Bern-Klug
School of Social Work, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Palliat Med 7:533-44. 2004..To improve understanding of nursing home physicians' perspectives regarding end-of-life care, and to suggest directions for further research...
- Good and bad dying from the perspective of terminally ill menElizabeth K Vig
Department of Medicine and Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:977-81. 2004..Our current understanding of good and bad deaths, however, comes primarily from input from families and clinicians. This study aimed to learn how terminally ill men conceptualize good and bad deaths...
- Attitudes, experiences, and beliefs affecting end-of-life decision-making among homeless individualsAnita J Tarzian
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1786, USA
J Palliat Med 8:36-48. 2005..Planning for death with individuals who have spent so much energy surviving requires an understanding of their experiences and preferences...
- Prognostic acceptance and the well-being of patients receiving palliative care for cancerGenevieve N Thompson
Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba and Manitoba Palliative Care Research Unit, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
J Clin Oncol 27:5757-62. 2009..To identify the impact of prognostic acceptance/nonacceptance on the physical, psychological, and existential well-being of patients with advanced cancer...
- Seriously ill patients' discussions of preparation and life completion: an intervention to assist with transition at the end of lifeKaren E Steinhauser
Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Palliat Support Care 7:393-404. 2009..We developed an intervention based on life review and emotional disclosure literatures and conducted a pilot study to determine feasibility and acceptability. This article presents qualitative intervention responses...
- In search of a good death: observations of patients, families, and providersK E Steinhauser
Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, North Carolina 27705, USA
Ann Intern Med 132:825-32. 2000..Biomedical care is critical, but it is only a point of departure toward total end-of-life care. For patients and families, psychosocial and spiritual issues are as important as physiologic concerns...
- Hospice Intervention for Older Adults With End Stage Renal DiseaseLewis Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Meaning-Centered Psychotherapy in Advanced CancerWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2002..Larger, randomized controlled trials of Meaning-Centered Group Psychotherapy will be conducted in the future utilizing the insights learned from this pilot intervention study. ..
- Improving Physician Skill at Providing End-of-Life CareJ Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results will allow investigators and others to develop targeted educational and systemic interventions to improve the quality of this care. ..
- Depression, Cytokines, and Pancreatic CancerWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Balancing Hope & Truth-Telling for Patients with Ca/COPDJ Curtis; Fiscal Year: 2005..These strategies will be described and translated into interventions targeting nurses, physicians, and teams who provide care for patients with cancer, COPD, and other life-limiting diseases. ..
- DEPRESSION/DESIRE FOR DEATH IN TERMINAL CANCER PATIENTSWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2003..This study is expected to provide a direct evaluation of desire for death in terminally ill cancer patients, and to ascertain whether a pharmacological treatment for depression influences desire for death. ..
- DESIRE FOR DEATH AMONG TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS WITH AIDSWilliam Breitbart; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- Dignity Intervention for Terminally Ill Cancer PatientsHarvey Chochinov; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- End of Life Communication Skills for Oncology FellowsAnthony Back; Fiscal Year: 2005..This program will create a formal curriculum for communication skills that could be replicated in many institutions to improve the quality of oncologists-patient communication--and ultimately the quality of cancer care--nationwide. ..
- Intervention to Improve Expression of End of Life Preference for Homeless PersonsJohn Song; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- TREATMENT OF PANIC DISORDER LONG TERM STRATEGIESM Shear; Fiscal Year: 2003..These sites already have in place the trained and certified assessment and treatment personnel and rigorous monitoring procedures that are essential for the conduct of a study such as the one we propose. ..
- Communication in Late-stage Cancer: Exploring Hospice DecisionDEBORAH 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. ..
- SLEEP, FATIGUE, AND DEXAMETHOSONE IN CHILDHOOD CANCERPamela Hinds; Fiscal Year: 2003..Our study findings will explicate the relationship between sleep efficiency and fatigue, and between sleep, fatigue, and systemic exposure to dexamethasone. ..
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Stalking OffendersBarry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Measuring hopelessness at the end of lifeBarry Rosenfeld; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- RELIGION, AGING, AND HEALTHNeal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2007..Included among these procedures are individual growth curve models and latent variable structural equation models. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DHEA EFFECTS ON MOOD IN DEPRESSED HIV+ PATIENTSJudith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2003..This will permit the investigators to assess potential underlying mechanisms for the putative therapeutic effects of DHEA on mood, libido, and body composition. ..
- Patients' and families' home care service prioritiesDavid Casarett; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Challenging Life Events in Older PersonsTIMOTHY DAALEMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005..e. social support, mental health status. Secondary aims include learning how a baseline measure of patient spirituality predicts future death attitudes and discussions of advance care planning. ..
- Factors Related to Living Organ Donor DecisionMarie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2008..6. To explore the meaning of the decision to be a living kidney donor in a culturally diverse sample of living kidney donor candidates. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Understanding and Implementing End of Life PreferencesELIZABETH VIG; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Improving Care for Children with Advanced CancerJoanne Wolfe; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Patient-Centered Approach to Advance Care PlanningKARIN KIRCHHOFF; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Modafinil Treatment for Fatigue in HIV+ PatientsJudith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2008..The major aims concern modafinil efficacy for fatigue compared to placebo, safety in terms of effects on immunologic/virologic measures, and impact on depressive symptoms when present at baseline. ..
- Decisionmaking in Pediatric Palliative CareJOHN FEUDTNER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Morality of Caregiving for Demented Older WomenHELEN BLACK; Fiscal Year: 2007..Data will aid public health understanding of the meaning of caregiving to CGs, the lifeworlds of at-home CGs, and potentially inform public health policy and intervention based on this knowledge. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Intervention Development for Complicated GriefWendy Lichtenthal; Fiscal Year: 2005..Broad, long-term objectives of this study include the development of effective psychosocial interventions for bereaved individuals, particularly those suffering from CG. ..
- Patient Preference in Primary Care Depression TreatmentPatrick Raue; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Religion, Aging, and Mexican American HealthNeal Krause; Fiscal Year: 2010..To compare and contrast race differences in religiousness as well as race differences in the relationship between religion and health among older Whites, older Blacks, and older Mexican Americans. ..
- Functional Health CAT in DiabetesCarolyn Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- An Intervention to Improve End-of-life Sympton DistressEllen Redinbaugh; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- NATURAL HISTORY OF END OF LIFE DECISION MAKINGMarie Nolan; Fiscal Year: 2003..3)There will be a change from more control to less control in patients' decision control preferences as they approach death ..
- Interactive Distance Learning Program in Palliative CareLinda Emanuel; Fiscal Year: 2008..Some needed metrics for evaluating palliative care education; and 3. Information on which features of distance learning result in the greatest educational impact. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- DYING AT HOME OF AIDS & CANCER: PREFERENCES & OUTCOMESJudith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2004..The data collected in the preliminary study will be used in the full-scale study. ..
- END OF LIFE PREFERENCES & OUTCOMES: PATIENTS & SPOUSESRachel Pruchno; Fiscal Year: 2004..Analyses would focus on both cross-sectional and prospective longitudinal relationships using a combination of a regression, structural equation modeling, and categorical data analysis techniques. ..
- Work-Family Conflicts of Older WomenRachel Pruchno; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- The Impact of Dragon Boat Racing on Cancer SurvivorshipCynthia Carter; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Patient perceptions of bioengineered probiotics and clinical metagenomicsRICHARD R contact SHARP; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- DEPRESSION AND END OF LIFE CARE IN ALSSteven Albert; Fiscal Year: 2003..This information will be critical for understanding the experience of patients with terminal disease as they and their families face end-of-life care decisions. ..
- CONTINGENCIES OF SELF ESTEEMJennifer Crocker; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Conference Grant to Support the 29th Annual Meeting of SMDMCindy Bryce; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African TownshipsMary J Rotheram Borus; Fiscal Year: 2010..The intervention's impact will be assessed over 15 months in a design that is a blend of an efficacy and effectiveness trial. ..
- Promoting Health & Functioning in Persons with SMIStephen Bartels; Fiscal Year: 2008..If found to be effective, ISL will provide a practical approach to improving health, independent functioning, and longevity in disabled persons with SMI. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Defensive Responses to Thoughts of Death in Older AdultsThomas Pyszczynski; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Treating PTSD in Children Exposed to Domestic ViolenceJudith Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Religion and Suicidal Behavior Among Black AmericansSean Joe; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Presenting Diagnostic Results from Large-Scale Clinical Mutation TestingRichard R Sharp; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Treatment of Early Age ManiaKaren Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2008..The chief study statistician, Dr. Satish lyengar is subcontracted to the coordinating site at Washington U in St. Louis and Dr. Philip Lavori is a major consultant for statistical analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IMPACT OF AIDS ON ADOLESCENTS TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- CHILD AND FAMILY FUNCTIONING AFTER PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMAJoAnne Youngblut; Fiscal Year: 2001..If nursing research and care can facilitate achieving these objectives, burden on health care, educational, and family systems will be reduced. ..
- Pharmacologic Treat. of PTSD in Sexually Abused ChildrenJudith Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- CLUB DRUG USE AND MEN'S HEALTH--A COMMUNITY STUDYPerry Halkitis; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- PSYCHIATRIC AND PHYSICAL EFFECTS OF CAREGIVINGRichard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2001..Mortality rates among care-recipients are high enough in this study to enable us to examine the effects of bereavement in a relatively large sample of elderly spousal pairs. ..
- Decision Making in End-Stage Heart FailurePaul Hauptman; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Web-Based Support for Informal Caregivers in CancerDavid Gustafson; Fiscal Year: 2006..We also hypothesize that CGCHESS+CR will improve the outcomes more and that minority caregivers will benefit more than Caucasians. Our process analyses will study the mechanisms of CHESS effect. ..
- Caregiver Intervention for Caregivers of SCI PatientsRichard Schulz; Fiscal Year: 2006..The analytic plan will enable us to assess causal links between treatment components and specific outcomes as well as explore cultural and racial variations in treatment effectiveness. ..
- Improving Adherence to Antiretroviral TherapyJudith Erlen; Fiscal Year: 2007..A similar approach will be used for the secondary aims examining intervention effect on clinical response and quality of life. Exploratory aims will be examined using structural equation modeling. ..
- PALLIATIVE CARE ROLE MODEL PROGRAMSusan Block; Fiscal Year: 2002..The impact of this comprehensive educational intervention on medical students, residents, and faculty will be evaluated using multiple measures, and information about the program and its outcomes will be widely disseminated. ..
- EVALUATION OF A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF ORGAN DONATIONJames Rodrigue; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Social Context of Unintended Pregnancy in College-aged WomenMELISSA LEHAN MACKIN; Fiscal Year: 2009..This knowledge will contribute to improved public health interventions, lead to a decrease in disparities in access to health care, and allow for informed health policy decisions. ..
- PREVENTING TREATMENT ATTRITION IN CHILD THERAPYMatthew Nock; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- End of Life Decisions: Differences in Patient and Proxy Treatment PreferencesSUSAN PARKS; Fiscal Year: 2008..A better understanding of these factors will ultimately improve the shared decision making done between healthcare providers and families at the end of life for decisionally-incapacitated patients. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prevalence of and Risk and Protective Factors for Suicidal BehaviorsMatthew Nock; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- PECAM-1'S INVOLVEMENT IN ANGIOGENESISHorace Delisser; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- A Technology-Enhanced Nursing Intervention for Hospice CaregiversGeorge Demiris; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Efficacy of Massage Therapy at the End of LifeJean Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2005..Analyses will determine the independent influence of the intervention (a series of massage therapy sessions) on the identified outcomes (pain, physical and emotional symptom distress, quality of life). ..
- Depression & Adherence in Head and Neck CancerEileen Shinn; Fiscal Year: 2005..Pain, fatigue, and social support will be tested as mediators of the intervention's potential effect on depression levels. ..
- PECAM-1 and AlveolizationHorace Delisser; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Depression Screening & Treatment in Ovarian CancerEileen Shinn; Fiscal Year: 2007..Drs. Rehm and Taylor will co-supervise Dr. Shinn in the CBT administration. This intervention is innovative and has not been done before with any group of cancer patients, including ovarian cancer patients. ..