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2016

Care Consistency With Documented Care Preferences: Methodologic Considerations for Implementing the “Measuring What Matters” Quality Indicator

AAHPM Research Committee Writing Group, Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 52, 4, p. 453-458 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations
2019

A Tool to Assess Patient and Surrogate Knowledge About the POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment)Program

Hickman, S. E., Torke, A. M., Sachs, G. A., Sudore, R. L., Myers, A. L., Tang, Q., Bakoyannis, G. & Hammes, B. J., Jun 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 57, 6, p. 1143-1150.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

A research agenda for communication between health care professionals and patients livingwith serious illness

Tulsky, J. A., Beach, M. C., Butow, P. N., Hickman, S. E., Mack, J. W., Morrison, R. S., Street, R. L., Sudore, R. L., White, D. B. & Pollak, K. I., Sep 2017, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 177, 9, p. 1361-1366 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

66 Scopus citations

Proposed POLST Replacement Creates More Problems than it Solves

Hickman, S., Moss, A. H., Steinberg, K. E., Sabatino, C. P. & Vandenbroucke, A., Dec 1 2017, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 18, 12, p. 1092-1093 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
2019
3 Scopus citations
2016

An Interim Analysis of an Advance Care Planning Intervention in the Nursing Home Setting

Hickman, S. E., Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M. T., Buente, B., Nazir, A. & Sachs, G. A., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 11, p. 2385-2392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2020

Appropriate Use of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment in the Outpatient Setting

Daddato, A. E., Griff, M., Shanbhag, P., Hickman, S. E. & Lum, H. D., Apr 2020, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 23, 4, p. 449-450 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2017

The Quality of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Decisions: A Pilot Study

Hickman, S. E., Hammes, B. J., Torke, A. M., Sudore, R. L. & Sachs, G. A., Feb 2017, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 20, 2, p. 155-162 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2016

End-of-life decision making and communication of bereaved family members of African Americans with serious illness

Smith-Howell, E. R., Hickman, S. E., Meghani, S. H., Perkins, S. M. & Rawl, S. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of palliative medicine. 19, 2, p. 174-182 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2019

Systematic Advance Care Planning and Potentially Avoidable Hospitalizations of Nursing Facility Residents

Hickman, S. E., Unroe, K. T., Ersek, M., Stump, T. E., Tu, W., Ott, M. & Sachs, G. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 8, p. 1649-1655 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2016

Assessing evidence for physician orders for life-sustaining treatment programs

Tolle, S. W., Moss, A. H. & Hickman, S., Jun 14 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 315, 22, p. 2471-2472 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Scopus citations
2019

POLST Facilitation in Complex Care Management: A Feasibility Study

Torke, A. M., Hickman, S. E., Hammes, B., Counsell, S. R., Inger, L., Slaven, J. E. & Butler, D., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 36, 1, p. 5-12 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Comfort Measures Orders and Hospital Transfers: Insights From the OPTIMISTIC Demonstration Project

Unroe, K. T., O'Kelly Phillips, E., Effler, S., Ersek, M. T. & Hickman, S. E., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 58, 4, p. 559-566 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2020

The Role of the Palliative Care Registered Nurse in the Nursing Facility Setting

Hickman, S. E., Parks, M., Unroe, K. T., Ott, M. & Ersek, M., Apr 1 2020, In : Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 22, 2, p. 152-158 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Compassion fatigue among nurses working with older adults

Kolthoff, K. L. & Hickman, S., May 12 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Geriatric Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

The family navigator: A pilot intervention to support intensive care unit family surrogates

Torke, A. M., Wocial, L. D., Johns, S. A., Sachs, G. A., Callahan, C. M., Bosslet, G. T., Slaven, J. E., Perkins, S. M., Hickman, S. E., Montz, K. & Burke, E. S., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Critical Care. 25, 6, p. 498-507 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2019

Exploring provider-surrogate communication during POLST discussions for individuals with advanced dementia

Kim, H., Bradway, C., Hickman, S. E. & Ersek, M., Jun 3 2019, In : Aging and Mental Health. 23, 6, p. 781-791 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Nutrition Belongs on POLST

Hickman, S. E., Vandenbroucke, A., Carney, J., Sandler, V., Lum, H. D. & Hammes, B. J., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 67, 9, p. 1985-1987 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
2020

Long-Stay Nursing Facility Resident Transfers: Who Gets Admitted to the Hospital?

Unroe, K., Caterino, J. M., Stump, T. E., Tu, W., Carnahan, J. L., Vest, J., Sachs, G. A. & Hickman, S. E., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Effect of Hospice Use on Costs of Care for Long-Stay Nursing Home Decedents

Unroe, K. T., Sachs, G. A., Dennis, M. E., Hickman, S. E., Stump, T. E., Tu, W. & Callahan, C. M., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 64, 4, p. 723-730 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2020
1 Scopus citations

Assessment of Discordance Between Surrogate Care Goals and Medical Treatment Provided to Older Adults With Serious Illness

Comer, A. R., Hickman, S. E., Slaven, J. E., Monahan, P. O., Sachs, G. A., Wocial, L. D., Burke, E. S. & Torke, A. M., May 1 2020, In : JAMA Network Open. 3, 5, p. e205179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Factors Associated with Physician Moral Distress Caring for Hospitalized Elderly Patients Needing a Surrogate Decision-maker: a Prospective Study

Wocial, L. D., Slaven, J. E., Montz, K., Monahan, P. O., Hickman, S. E., Callahan, C. M., Helft, P. R., Sachs, G. A., Inger, L., Burke, E. S. & Torke, A. M., May 1 2020, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 35, 5, p. 1405-1412 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle