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2012

A conceptual model of the role of communication in surrogate decision making for hospitalized adults

Torke, A. M., Petronio, S., Sachs, G. A., Helft, P. R. & Purnell, C., Apr 1 2012, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 87, 1, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations

Communicating with clinicians: The experiences of surrogate decision-makers for hospitalized older adults

Torke, A. M., Petronio, S., Purnell, C. E., Sachs, G. A., Helft, P. R. & Callahan, C. M., Aug 2012, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 60, 8, p. 1401-1407 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

22 Scopus citations
2008

Older adults and chronic kidney disease decision making by primary care physicians: A scholarly review and research agenda

Campbell, K. H., Dale, W., Stankus, N. & Sachs, G. A., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 23, 3, p. 329-336 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations
2006

Evaluation of cognition in cancer patients: Special focus on the elderly

Bial, A. K., Schilsky, R. L. & Sachs, G. A., Dec 1 2006, In : Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology. 60, 3, p. 242-255 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

15 Scopus citations

To what extent do geriatricians document the most bothersome symptoms of patients with advanced dementia?

Garrett, S. L., Cox-Hayley, D., Hougham, G. W. & Sachs, G. A., Oct 2006, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 54, 10, p. 1563-1566 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations
2005

A brief history and lessons learned from twin efforts to transform medicine

Hayley, D. C. & Sachs, G. A., Feb 1 2005, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 21, 1, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Scopus citations
2004

Barriers to excellent end-of-life care for patients with dementia

Sachs, G. A., Shega, J. W. & Cox-Hayley, D., Oct 1 2004, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 19, 10, p. 1057-1063 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

269 Scopus citations

Ethics Reporting in Publications about Research with Alzheimer's Disease Patients

Stocking, C. B., Hougham, G. W., Baron, A. R. & Sachs, G. A., Feb 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 52, 2, p. 305-310 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

Research consent for cognitively impaired adults: Recommendations for Institutional Review Boards and investigators

Lyketsos, C. G., Brandt, J., Fishman, P., Gloth, M., Koliatsos, V., Loreck, D., McGuire, M., Rabins, P. V., Wertheimer, D., Schwartz, J., Das, A., Sachs, G., Albert, M., McConnell, S. & Thies, W., Jul 1 2004, In : Alzheimer disease and associated disorders. 18, 3, p. 171-175 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

70 Scopus citations

So I thought I wanted to be a chief

Sachs, G. A., Jul 1 2004, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 52, 7, p. 1205-1209 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

49 Scopus citations
2003

Are the rules for research with subjects with dementia changing? Views from the field

Stocking, C. B., Hougham, G. W., Baron, A. R. & Sachs, G. A., Dec 23 2003, In : Neurology. 61, 12, p. 1649-1651 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Barriers to Limiting the Practice of Feeding Tube Placement in Advanced Dementia

Shega, J. W., Hougham, G. W., Stocking, C. B., Cox-Hayley, D. & Sachs, G. A., Dec 2003, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 6, 6, p. 885-893 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

75 Scopus citations

Palliative Excellence in Alzheimer Care Efforts (PEACE): A program description

Shega, J. W., Levin, A., Hougham, G. W., Cox-Hayley, D., Luchins, D., Hanrahan, P., Stocking, C. & Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 6, 2, p. 315-320 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

62 Scopus citations
2000

Assessing decision-making capacity

Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 2000, In : Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. 7, 1, p. 62-64 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1999

Alzheimer's Disease International and International Working Group for Harmonization of Dementia Drug Guidelines for research involving human subjects with dementia

Brodaty, H., Dresser, R., Eisner, M., Erkunjuntti, T., Gauthier, S., Graham, N., Jonker, C., Sachs, G. & Whitehouse, P. J., Jan 1 1999, In : Alzheimer disease and associated disorders. 13, 2, p. 71-79 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

26 Scopus citations
1998

Informed consent for research on human subjects with dementia. AGS ethics committee

Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 46, 10, p. 1308-1310 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

44 Scopus citations
1997

Research on the cognitively impaired: Lessons and warnings from the emergency research debate

Karlawish, J. H. T. & Sachs, G. A., Apr 1997, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 45, 4, p. 474-481 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20 Scopus citations
1996

Physicians' Attitudes about the Care of Patients in the Persistent Vegetative State: A National Survey

Payne, K., Taylor, R. M., Stocking, C. & Sachs, G. A., Jul 15 1996, In : Annals of internal medicine. 125, 2, p. 104-110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

95 Scopus citations

The role of prognosis in clinical decision making

Christakis, N. A. & Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 11, 7, p. 422-425 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

39 Scopus citations
1994

Advance directives and the Patient Self-Determination Act

Cox, D. M. & Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 1994, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 10, 3, p. 431-443 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

22 Scopus citations

Flu shots, mammograms, and Alzheimer's disease: Ethics of preventive medicine and dementia

Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 1994, In : Alzheimer disease and associated disorders. 8, 1, p. 8-14 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations
1993

Biomedical and behavioral research in nursing homes: Guidelines for ethical investigations

Sachs, G. A., Rhymes, J. & Cassel, C. K., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 41, 7, p. 771-777 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations

Teaching scientific integrity and the responsible conduct of research

Sachs, G. A. & Siegler, M., 1993, In : Academic Medicine. 68, 12, p. 871-875 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
16 Scopus citations
1992

Caring for older cancer patients: practical decision-making guidelines with a focus on advance directives.

Sachs, G. A., Feb 1 1992, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 6, 2 Suppl, p. 131-135 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
1988

Prevention, diagnosis, and management of infection in the nursing home

Woodson, C. E. & Sachs, G. A., Dec 1 1988, In : Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 4, 3, p. 507-525 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations