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Seib CD, Rochefort H, Chomsky-Higgins K, Gosnell JE, Suh I, Shen WT, Duh QY, Finlayson E
Association of Patient Frailty With Increased Morbidity After Common Ambulatory General Surgery Operations.
JAMA surgery, Oct-11-2017;[Epub ahead of print].
Oresanya L, Zhao S, Gan S, Fries BE, Goodney PP, Covinsky KE, Conte MS, Finlayson E
Functional Outcomes After Lower Extremity Revascularization in Nursing Home Residents: A National Cohort Study.
JAMA internal medicine, Apr-6-2015;[Epub ahead of print].
Gajdos C, Kile D, Hawn MT, Finlayson E, Henderson WG, Robinson TN
The Significance of Preoperative Impaired Sensorium on Surgical Outcomes in Nonemergent General Surgical Operations.
JAMA surgery, Nov-19-2014;[Epub ahead of print].
Schumacher KL, Plano Clark VL, West CM, Dodd MJ, Rabow MW, Miaskowski C
Pain medication management processes used by oncology outpatients and family caregivers part I: health systems contexts.
Journal of pain and symptom management, Nov-2014;48(5):770-83.  Epub 2014 Apr 4.
Schumacher KL, Plano Clark VL, West CM, Dodd MJ, Rabow MW, Miaskowski C
Pain Medication Management Processes Used by Oncology Outpatients and Family Caregivers Part II: Home and Lifestyle Contexts.
Journal of pain and symptom management, Nov-2014;48(5):784-96.  Epub 2014 Apr 5.
Rabow MW, Knish SJ
Spiritual well-being among outpatients with cancer receiving concurrent oncologic and palliative care.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, Sep-19-2014;[Epub ahead of print].
Sharpton SR, Feng S, Hameed B, Yao F, Lai JC
Combined effects of recipient age and model for end-stage liver disease score on liver transplantation outcomes.
Transplantation, Sep-15-2014;98(5):557-62.
Rabow MW, O'Riordan DL, Pantilat SZ
A Statewide Survey of Adult and Pediatric Outpatient Palliative Care Services.
Journal of palliative medicine, Aug-19-2014;[Epub ahead of print].
Lai JC, Feng S, Terrault NA, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Covinsky K
Frailty predicts waitlist mortality in liver transplant candidates.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, Aug-2014;14(8):1870-9.  Epub 2014 Jun 16.
Greysen SR, Hoi-Cheung D, Garcia V, Kessell E, Sarkar U, Goldman L, Schneidermann M, Critchfield J, Pierluissi E, Kushel M
"Missing pieces"--functional, social, and environmental barriers to recovery for vulnerable older adults transitioning from hospital to home.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Aug-2014;62(8):1556-61.  Epub 2014 Jun 16.
Greysen SR, Chin Garcia C, Sudore RL, Cenzer IS, Covinsky KE
Functional impairment and Internet use among older adults: implications for meaningful use of patient portals.
JAMA internal medicine, Jul-2014;174(7):1188-90.
Greysen SR, Khanna RR, Jacolbia R, Lee HM, Auerbach AD
Tablet computers for hospitalized patients: a pilot study to improve inpatient engagement.
Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine, Jun-2014;9(6):396-9.  Epub 2014 Feb 13.
Oresanya LB, Lyons WL, Finlayson E
Preoperative assessment of the older patient: a narrative review.
JAMA, May-2014;311(20):2110-20.
Greysen SR, Covinsky KE
Functional status--an important but overlooked variable in the readmissions equation.
Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine, May-2014;9(5):330-1.  Epub 2014 Feb 26.
Benner C, Greenberg M, Shepard N, Meng MV, Rabow MW
The natural history of symptoms and distress in patients and families following cystectomy for treatment of muscle invasive bladder cancer.
The Journal of urology, Apr-2014;191(4):937-42.  Epub 2013 Oct 29.
Jacobsen J, Kvale E, Rabow M, Rinaldi S, Cohen S, Weissman D, Jackson V
Helping patients with serious illness live well through the promotion of adaptive coping: a report from the improving outpatient palliative care (IPAL-OP) initiative.
Journal of palliative medicine, Apr-2014;17(4):463-8.  Epub 2014 Feb 28.
Schenker Y, Crowley-Matoka M, Dohan D, Rabow MW, Smith CB, White DB, Chu E, Tiver GA, Einhorn S, Arnold RM
Oncologist factors that influence referrals to subspecialty palliative care clinics.
Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology, Mar-2014;10(2):e37-44.  Epub 2013 Dec 3.
Rabow MW
Chemotherapy near the end of life.
BMJ (Clinical research ed.), 2014;[epublish]348:g1529.
Anderson WG, Cimino JW, Lo B
Seriously ill hospitalized patients' perspectives on the benefits and harms of two models of hospital CPR discussions.
Patient education and counseling, Dec-2013;93(3):633-40.  Epub 2013 Aug 19.
Rabow M, Kvale E, Barbour L, Cassel JB, Cohen S, Jackson V, Luhrs C, Nguyen V, Rinaldi S, Stevens D, Spragens L, Weissman D
Moving upstream: a review of the evidence of the impact of outpatient palliative care.
Journal of palliative medicine, Dec-2013;16(12):1540-9.  Epub 2013 Nov 13.
Bischoff K, Weinberg V, Rabow MW
Palliative and oncologic co-management: symptom management for outpatients with cancer.
Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, Nov-2013;21(11):3031-7.  Epub 2013 Jun 21.
Lakin JR, Le E, Mourad M, Hollander H, Anderson WG
Incentivizing residents to document inpatient advance care planning.
JAMA internal medicine, Sep-23-2013;173(17):1652-4.
Gajdos C, Kile D, Hawn MT, Finlayson E, Henderson WG, Robinson TN
Advancing age and 30-day adverse outcomes after nonemergent general surgeries.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Sep-2013;61(9):1608-14.  Epub 2013 Aug 8.
Chittenden EH, Anderson WG, Lai CJ, O'Sullivan P
An evaluation of interactive web-based curricula for teaching code status discussions.
Journal of palliative medicine, Sep-2013;16(9):1070-3.  Epub 2013 Aug 12.
Smith AK, Lo B, Sudore R
When previously expressed wishes conflict with best interests.
JAMA internal medicine, Jul-8-2013;173(13):1241-5.
Smith AK, White DB, Arnold RM
Uncertainty--the other side of prognosis.
The New England journal of medicine, Jun-27-2013;368(26):2448-50.
Smith AK, Thai JN, Bakitas MA, Meier DE, Spragens LH, Temel JS, Weissman DE, Rabow MW
The diverse landscape of palliative care clinics.
Journal of palliative medicine, Jun-2013;16(6):661-8.  Epub 2013 May 10.
Rawdin B, Evans C, Rabow MW
The relationships among hope, pain, psychological distress, and spiritual well-being in oncology outpatients.
Journal of palliative medicine, Feb-2013;16(2):167-72.  Epub 2012 Oct 26.
Anderson WG, Kools S, Lyndon A
Dancing around death: hospitalist-patient communication about serious illness.
Qualitative health research, Jan-2013;23(1):3-13.  Epub 2012 Oct 3.
Finlayson E, Zhao S, Varma MG
Outcomes after rectal cancer surgery in elderly nursing home residents.
Diseases of the colon and rectum, Dec-2012;55(12):1229-35.
Rabow MW, Lee MX
Palliative care in castrate-resistant prostate cancer.
The Urologic clinics of North America, Nov-2012;39(4):491-503.  Epub 2012 Aug 27.
Adams K, Cimino JE, Arnold RM, Anderson WG
Why should I talk about emotion? Communication patterns associated with physician discussion of patient expressions of negative emotion in hospital admission encounters.
Patient education and counseling, Oct-2012;89(1):44-50.  Epub 2012 May 9.
Fried TR, Vaz Fragoso CA, Rabow MW
Caring for the older person with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
JAMA, Sep-26-2012;308(12):1254-63.
Kim Y, Yen IH, Rabow MW
Comparing Symptom Burden in Patients with Metastatic and Nonmetastatic Cancer.
Journal of palliative medicine, Jun-4-2012;[Epub ahead of print].
Finlayson E, Zhao S, Boscardin WJ, Fries BE, Landefeld CS, Dudley RA
Functional status after colon cancer surgery in elderly nursing home residents.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, May-2012;60(5):967-73.  Epub 2012 Mar 16.
Yourman LC, Lee SJ, Schonberg MA, Widera EW, Smith AK
Prognostic indices for older adults: a systematic review.
JAMA, Jan-11-2012;307(2):182-92.
Smith AK, Williams BA, Lo B
Discussing overall prognosis with the very elderly.
The New England journal of medicine, Dec-8-2011;365(23):2149-51.
Finlayson E, Wang L, Landefeld CS, Dudley RA
Major abdominal surgery in nursing home residents: a national study.
Annals of surgery, Dec-2011;254(6):921-6.
Finlayson E, Maselli J, Steinman MA, Rothberg MB, Lindenauer PK, Auerbach AD
Inappropriate medication use in older adults undergoing surgery: a national study.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Nov-2011;59(11):2139-44.  Epub 2011 Aug 30.
Casey C, Chen LM, Rabow MW
Symptom management in gynecologic malignancies.
Expert review of anticancer therapy, Jul-2011;11(7):1077-89.
Anderson WG, Chase R, Pantilat SZ, Tulsky JA, Auerbach AD
Code status discussions between attending hospitalist physicians and medical patients at hospital admission.
Journal of general internal medicine, Apr-2011;26(4):359-66.  Epub 2010 Nov 20.
Rabow MW, Pantilat SZ, Kerr K, Enguidanos S, Ferrell B, Goldstein R, Pankratz C, Picchi T, Rosenfeld KE, Stone SC
The intersection of need and opportunity: assessing and capitalizing on opportunities to expand hospital-based palliative care services.
Journal of palliative medicine, Oct-2010;13(10):1205-10.
Dzul-Church V, Cimino JW, Adler SR, Wong P, Anderson WG
"I'm sitting here by myself ...": experiences of patients with serious illness at an Urban Public Hospital.
Journal of palliative medicine, Jun-2010;13(6):695-701.
Rabow MW, Spiegel D, Rosenbaum EH
Compassionate care during the endless hours.
The journal of supportive oncology, 2010 May-Jun;8(3):134-6.
Rabow MW, Smith AK, Braun JL, Weissman DE
Outpatient palliative care practices.
Archives of internal medicine, Apr-12-2010;170(7):654-5.
Anderson WG, Arnold RM, Angus DC, Bryce CL
Passive decision-making preference is associated with anxiety and depression in relatives of patients in the intensive care unit.
Journal of critical care, Jun-2009;24(2):249-54.  Epub 2008 Apr 18.
Anderson WG, Arnold RM, Angus DC, Bryce CL
Posttraumatic stress and complicated grief in family members of patients in the intensive care unit.
Journal of general internal medicine, Nov-2008;23(11):1871-6.  Epub 2008 Sep 9.
Finlayson E, Fan Z, Birkmeyer JD
Outcomes in octogenarians undergoing high-risk cancer operation: a national study.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Dec-2007;205(6):729-34.  Epub 2007 Oct 1.
Pantilat SZ, Rabow MW, Citko J, von Gunten CF, Auerbach AD, Ferris FD
Evaluating the California Hospital Initiative in Palliative Services.
Archives of internal medicine, Jan-23-2006;166(2):227-30.
Rabow MW, Dibble SL
Ethnic differences in pain among outpatients with terminal and end-stage chronic illness.
Pain medicine (Malden, Mass.), 2005 May-Jun;6(3):235-41.
Rabow MW, Hauser JM, Adams J
Supporting family caregivers at the end of life: "they don't know what they don't know".
JAMA, Jan-28-2004;291(4):483-91.
Rabow MW, Dibble SL, Pantilat SZ, McPhee SJ
The comprehensive care team: a controlled trial of outpatient palliative medicine consultation.
Archives of internal medicine, Jan-12-2004;164(1):83-91.
Rabow MW, Schanche K, Petersen J, Dibble SL, McPhee SJ
Patient perceptions of an outpatient palliative care intervention: "It had been on my mind before, but I did not know how to start talking about death...".
Journal of pain and symptom management, Nov-2003;26(5):1010-5.
Rabow MW, Petersen J, Schanche K, Dibble SL, McPhee SJ
The comprehensive care team: a description of a controlled trial of care at the beginning of the end of life.
Journal of palliative medicine, Jun-2003;6(3):489-99.
Finlayson EV, Birkmeyer JD
Effects of hospital volume on life expectancy after selected cancer operations in older adults: a decision analysis.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, Mar-2003;196(3):410-7.
Finlayson EV, Birkmeyer JD
Operative mortality with elective surgery in older adults.
Effective clinical practice : ECP, 2001 Jul-Aug;4(4):172-7.
Rabow MW, McPhee SJ
Beyond breaking bad news: how to help patients who suffer.
The Western journal of medicine, Oct-1999;171(4):260-3.