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    • Age and Gender Moderate the Impact of Early Palliative Care in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer 

      Nipp, Ryan D.; Greer, Joseph A.; El-Jawahri, Areej; Traeger, Lara; Gallagher, Emily R.; Park, Elyse R.; Jackson, Vicki A.; Pirl, William F.; Temel, Jennifer S. (AlphaMed Press, 2016)
      Background. Studies demonstrate that early palliative care (EPC) improves advanced cancer patients’ quality of life (QOL) and mood. However, it remains unclear whether the role of palliative care differs based upon patients’ ...
    • Use of Video Decision Aids to Promote Advance Care Planning in Hilo, Hawai‘i 

      Volandes, Angelo E.; Paasche-Orlow, Michael K.; Davis, Aretha Delight; Eubanks, Robert; El-Jawahri, Areej; Seitz, Rae (Springer US, 2016)
      Introduction: Advance care planning (ACP) seeks to promote care delivery that is concordant with patients’ informed wishes. Scalability and cost may be barriers to widespread ACP, and video decision aids may help address ...
    • Use of Video to Facilitate End-of-Life Discussions With Patients With Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

      El-Jawahri, Areej Raed; Podgurski, Lisa M.; Eichler, April Fitzsimmons; Plotkin, Scott Randall; Temel, Jennifer Sue; Mitchell, Susan Lisa; Chang, Yu Chiao; Barry, Michael John; Volandes, Angelo (American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2010)
      Purpose To determine whether the use of a goals-of-care video to supplement a verbal description can improve end-of-life decision making for patients with cancer. Methods Fifty participants with malignant glioma ...
    • Video Decision Support Tool for Advance Care Planning in Dementia: Randomised Controlled Trial 

      Abbo, Elmer D; Volandes, Angelo; Paasche-Orlow, Michael K; Barry, Michael John; Gillick, Muriel Ruth; Minaker, Kenneth L.; Chang, Yuchiao; Cook, Earl F.; El-Jawahri, Areej Raed; Mitchell, Susan Lisa (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd., 2009)
      Objective: To evaluate the effect of a video decision support tool on the preferences for future medical care in older people if they develop advanced dementia, and the stability of those preferences after six weeks. Design: ...