Paul Helft

  • 2552 Citations
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19982020

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2020

Development and Retrospective Review of a Pediatric Ethics Consultation Service at a Large Academic Center

Leland, B. D., Wocial, L. D., Drury, K., Rowan, C. M., Helft, P. R. & Torke, A. M., Sep 1 2020, In : HEC Forum. 32, 3, p. 269-281 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Mindfulness Training Supports Quality of Life and Advance Care Planning in Adults With Metastatic Cancer and Their Caregivers: Results of a Pilot Study

Johns, S. A., Beck-Coon, K., Stutz, P. V., Talib, T. L., Chinh, K., Cottingham, A. H., Schmidt, K., Shields, C., Stout, M. E., Stump, T. E., Monahan, P. O., Torke, A. M. & Helft, P. R., Feb 1 2020, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 37, 2, p. 88-99 12 p.

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1 Scopus citations
2019

Abbreviated dignity therapy for adults with advanced-stage cancer and their family caregivers: Qualitative analysis of a pilot study

Beck, A., Cottingham, A. H., Stutz, P. V., Gruber, R., Bernat, J. K., Helft, P. R., Wilhelm, L., Schmidt, K., Stout, M. E., Willard, C. & Johns, S. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Palliative and Supportive Care. 17, 3, p. 262-268 7 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Addressing personal barriers to advance care planning: Qualitative investigation of a mindfulness-based intervention for adults with cancer and their family caregivers

Cottingham, A. H., Beck-Coon, K., Bernat, J. K., Helft, P. R., Schmidt, K., Shields, C. G., Torke, A. M. & Johns, S. A., Jun 1 2019, In : Palliative and Supportive Care. 17, 3, p. 276-285 10 p.

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2 Scopus citations

International Travel for Living Donor Kidney Donation: A Proposal for Focused Screening of Vulnerable Groups

Hartsock, J. A. & Helft, P. R., Dec 1 2019, In : Transplantation. 103, 12, p. 2576-2581 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Social correlates of mental health in gastrointestinal cancer patients and their family caregivers: Exploring the role of loneliness

Secinti, E., Rand, K. L., Johns, S. A., O’Neil, B. H., Helft, P. R., Shahda, S., Jalal, S. I. & Mosher, C. E., Jun 1 2019, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 27, 6, p. 2077-2086 10 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Spiritual Experiences of Adults With Advanced Cancer in Outpatient Clinical Settings

Maiko, S., Johns, S. A., Helft, P. R., Slaven, J. E., Cottingham, A. H. & Torke, A. M., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 57, 3, p. 576-586.e1

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5 Scopus citations
2018

Communication Quality Predicts Psychological Well-Being and Satisfaction in Family Surrogates of Hospitalized Older Adults: An Observational Study

Torke, A. M., Callahan, C. M., Sachs, G. A., Wocial, L. D., Helft, P. R., Monahan, P. O., Slaven, J. E., Montz, K., Burke, E. S. & Inger, L., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 33, 3, p. 298-304 7 p.

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9 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Two Months of Therapy: A Case of Pathologic Complete Response to Chemoimmunotherapy in a Patient With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Armstrong, S., Al-Ghawi, H., Helft, P., House, M. G., Spittler, A. J., Wu, H. H. & Shahda, S., Jun 2018, In : Clinical Colorectal Cancer. 17, 2, p. e229-e232

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2017

Ethical barriers in adolescent oncofertility counseling

Runco, D. V., Taylor, J. F. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 39, 1, p. 56-61 6 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Positive changes among patients with advanced colorectal cancer and their family caregivers: a qualitative analysis

Mosher, C. E., Adams, R. N., Helft, P. R., O’Neil, B. H., Shahda, S., Rattray, N. A. & Champion, V. L., Jan 2 2017, In : Psychology and Health. 32, 1, p. 94-109 16 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Validation of the Family Inpatient Communication Survey

Torke, A. M., Monahan, P., Callahan, C. M., Helft, P. R., Sachs, G. A., Wocial, L. D., Slaven, J. E., Montz, K., Inger, L. & Burke, E. S., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 53, 1, p. 96-108.e4

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7 Scopus citations
2016

Clinical benefit of a precision medicine based approach for guiding treatment of refractory cancers

Radovich, M., Kiel, P. J., Nance, S. M., Niland, E. E., Parsley, M. E., Ferguson, M. E., Jiang, G., Ammakkanavar, N. R., Einhorn, L. H., Cheng, L., Nassiri, M., Davidson, D. D., Rushing, D. A., Loehrer, P. J., Pili, R., Hanna, N., Thomas Callaghan, J., Skaar, T. C., Helft, P. R., Shahda, S. & 2 others, O'Neil, B. H. & Schneider, B. P., 2016, In : Oncotarget. 7, 35, p. 56491-56500 10 p.

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38 Scopus citations

Family caregiving challenges in advanced colorectal cancer: patient and caregiver perspectives

Mosher, C. E., Adams, R. N., Helft, P. R., O’Neil, B. H., Shahda, S., Rattray, N. A. & Champion, V. L., May 1 2016, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 24, 5, p. 2017-2024 8 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Liver Allocation to Non-U.S. Citizen Non-U.S. Residents: An Ethical Framework for a Last-in-Line Approach

Hartsock, J. A., Ivy, S. S. & Helft, P. R., 2016, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 16, 6, p. 1681-1687 7 p.

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6 Scopus citations

The use of claims-based data in inpatient public reporting and pay-for-performance programs: Is there opportunity for improvement?

Crews, H. R., Chamness, A. R., Terry, C. L. & Helft, P., 2016, In : Journal for Healthcare Quality. 38, 6, p. 379-395 17 p.

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3 Scopus citations
2015

CEASE: A guide for clinicians on how to stop resuscitation efforts

Torke, A. M., Bledsoe, P., Wocial, L. D., Bosslet, G. T. & Helft, P. R., Mar 1 2015, In : Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 12, 3, p. 440-445 6 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Doctor, what would you do? An ANSWER for patients requesting advice about value-laden decisions

Edmonds, B. T., Torke, A. M., Helft, P. & Wocial, L. D., Oct 1 2015, In : Pediatrics. 136, 4, p. 740-745 6 p.

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5 Scopus citations

In search of value in cancer care: What resources are available to practicing oncologists?

Tenner, L. & Helft, P. R., Oct 15 2015, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 29, 10, p. 783-785 3 p.

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Opiate written behavioral agreements: A case for abandonment

Helft, P. R., Williams, J. R. & Bandy, R. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 57, 3, p. 415-423 9 p.

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3 Scopus citations

Reflection on adverse event disclosure in the postsurgical hospital context

Roberts, F., Gettings, P., Torbeck, L. & Helft, P. R., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 72, 4, p. 767-770 4 p.

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Reliability and validity of a tool to assess oncology nurses' experiences with prognosis-related communication

Newman, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncology nursing forum. 42, 1, p. 64-73 10 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Treatment without consent?

Helft, P., Jan 1 2015, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 29, 1, p. 71-72 2 p.

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2014

Phase 1 pharmacogenetic and pharmacodynamic study of sorafenib with concurrent radiation therapy and gemcitabine in locally advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer

Chiorean, E. G., Schneider, B. P., Akisik, F. M., Perkins, S. M., Anderson, S., Johnson, C. S., Dewitt, J., Helft, P., Clark, R., Johnston, E. L., Spittler, A. J., Deluca, J., Bu, G., Shahda, S., Loehrer, P. J., Sandrasegaran, K. & Cardenes, H. R., Jun 1 2014, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 89, 2, p. 284-291 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Scope and outcomes of surrogate decision making among hospitalized older adults

Torke, A. M., Sachs, G. A., Helft, P. R., Montz, K., Hui, S. L., Slaven, J. E. & Callahan, C. M., Mar 2014, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 174, 3, p. 370-377 8 p.

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92 Scopus citations
2013

A wife asks for futile therapy for her husband, a "fighter": how to respond?

Helft, P. R., Apr 2013, In : Unknown Journal. 27, 4, p. 348-349 2 p.

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Can i pray with you?

Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 27, 7

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Correlation between financial relationships with commercial interests and research prominence at an oncology meeting

Moy, B., Bradbury, A. R., Helft, P. R., Egleston, B. L., Sheikh-Salah, M. & Peppercorn, J., Jul 20 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 31, 21, p. 2678-2684 7 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Disclosing medical mistakes: a communication management plan for physicians.

Petronio, S., Torke, A., Bosslet, G., Isenberg, S., Wocial, L. & Helft, P. R., 2013, In : The Permanente journal. 17, 2, p. 73-79 7 p.

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12 Scopus citations

End-of-life decisions and off-label drug use

Tenner, L. L. & Helft, P. R., Jan 1 2013, In : Virtual Mentor. 15, 8, p. 649-652 4 p.

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Making decisions for Hospitalized older adults: Ethical factors considered by family surrogates

Fritsch, J., Petronio, S., Helft, P. R. & Torke, A. M., Jun 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Ethics. 24, 2, p. 125-134 10 p.

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45 Scopus citations

Oncology nurses' experiences with prognosis-related communication with patients who have advanced cancer

McLennon, S. M., Lasiter, S., Miller, W. R., Amlin, K., Chamness, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Nov 1 2013, In : Nursing Outlook. 61, 6, p. 427-436 10 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Oncology nurses' narratives about ethical dilemmas and prognosis-related communication in advanced cancer patients

McLennon, S. M., Uhrich, M., Lasiter, S., Chamness, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Mar 1 2013, In : Cancer nursing. 36, 2, p. 114-121 8 p.

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27 Scopus citations

The content of hope in ambulatory patients with colon cancer

Beckman, E. S., Helft, P. & Torke, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Narrative inquiry in bioethics. 3, 2, p. 153-164 12 p.

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1 Scopus citations

To transplant or not to transplant?

Helft, P. R., Nov 2013, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 27, 11, p. 1176, 1178

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2012

Am I obligated to give therapy against my better judgment?

Helft, P. R., Oct 2012, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 26, 10, p. 995-996 2 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Genetic testing in cancer: Ethical issues

Tenner, L. & Helft, P. R., May 15 2012, In : ONCOLOGY (United States). 26, 5

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1 Scopus citations

Hard choices.

Helft, P. R., Nov 2012, In : Unknown Journal. 26, 11, 1 p.

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Reflections on my visit to a Chinese medical school--and an unplanned side trip to a Chinese hospital.

Helft, P. R., Dec 2012, In : Unknown Journal. 26, 12, p. 1162, 1214

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To keep them from injustice: Reflections on the care of unauthorized immigrants with cancer

Helft, P. R., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Oncology Practice. 8, 4, p. 212-214 3 p.

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To reduce futile care, build trust.

Helft, P. R., Oct 2012, In : Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 26, 10, 1 p.

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2011

A phase II study of Gemcitabine in combination with radiation therapy in patients with localized, unresectable, pancreatic cancer: A hoosier oncology group study

Cardenes, H. R., Moore, A. M., Johnson, C. S., Yu, M., Helft, P., Chiorean, E. G., Vinson, J., Howard, T. J., Stephens, A. W., Tai, D. F. & Loehrer, P. J., Oct 1 2011, In : American Journal of Clinical Oncology: Cancer Clinical Trials. 34, 5, p. 460-465 6 p.

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43 Scopus citations

Oncology nurses' attitudes toward prognosis-related communication: A pilot mailed survey of oncology nursing society members

Helft, P. R., Chamness, A., Terry, C. & Uhrich, M., Jul 1 2011, In : Oncology nursing forum. 38, 4, p. 468-474 7 p.

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30 Scopus citations

The patient-doctor relationship and online social networks: Results of a national survey

Bosslet, G. T., Torke, A. M., Hickman, S. E., Terry, C. L. & Helft, P. R., Oct 1 2011, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 26, 10, p. 1168-1174 7 p.

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173 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations
2010

An evaluation of unit-based ethics conversations

Wocial, L. D., Hancock, M., Bledsoe, P. D., Chamness, A. R. & Helft, P. R., Apr 1 2010, In : JONA's Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation. 12, 2, p. 48-54 7 p.

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12 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations

Medical decision-making during the guardianship process for incapacitated, hospitalized adults: A descriptive cohort study

Bandy, R. J., Helft, P. R., Bandy, R. W. & Torke, A. M., Oct 2010, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 25, 10, p. 1003-1008 6 p.

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26 Scopus citations