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  • Ersek, Mary, 2018

    Kutney-Lee, A., Carpenter, J.G., Smith, D., Thorpe, J.M., Tudose, A., & Ersek, M. (2018) Case-mix adjustment of the Bereaved Family Survey. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, published online 1/1/2018, (PMID: 29325440). doi:10.1177/1049909117752669

  • Ersek, Mary, 2017

    Bowen, M.E., Rowe, M., Ersek, M., Ibrahim, S., & Shea, A. (2017). The physical and cognitive performance test for residents in assisted living facilities. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, published online 5/8/2017, (PMID: 28481408). 10.1111/jgs.14932

  • Ersek, Mary, 2017

    Carpenter, J.G., McDarby, M., Smith, D., Johnson, M., Thorpe, J., & Ersek, M. (2017). Associations between timing of palliative care consults and family evaluation of care for veterans who die in a hospice/palliative care unit. Journal of Palliative Medicine, published online 5/4/2017, (PMID: 28471732. 10.1089/jpm.2016.0477

  • Ersek, Mary, 2017

    Carpenter, J.G., Berry, P.H., & Ersek, M. (2017). Nursing home care trajectories for older adults following in-hospital palliative care consultation. Geriatric Nursing, published online 4/27/2017, (PMID: 28457493). 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2017.03.016

  • Ersek, Mary, 2017

    Kutney-Lee, A., Smith, D., Thorpe, J., Del Rosario, C., Ibrahim, S., & Ersek, M. (2017). Race/ethnicity and end-of-life care among veterans. Medical Care, 55(4), 324-351. (PMID: 27579913). 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000637

  • Ersek, Mary, 2017

    Ersek, M., Hickman, S.E., Thomas, A., Bernard, B., & Unroe, K.T. (2017). Stakeholder perspectives on the Optimizing Patient Transfers, Impacting Medical Quality, and Improving Symptoms: Transforming Institutional Care (OPTIMISTIC) Project. The Gerontologist, published online 10/17/2017, (PMID: 29045609). doi:10.1093/geront/gnx155

  • Ersek, Mary, 2016
    Gidwani, R., Joyce, N., Kinosian, B., Faricy-Anderson, K., Levy, C., Miller, S.C., Ersek, M., et al. (2016). Gap between recommendations and practice of palliative care and hospice in cancer patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine, published online 5/26/2016, (PMID: 27228478).10.1089/jpm.2015.0514
  • Ersek, Mary, 2016

    Ersek, M., Neradilek, M.B., Herr, K., Jablonski, A., Polissar, N., & Du Pen, A. (2016). Pain management algorithms for implementing best practices in nursing homes: Results of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, published online 2/17/2016, (PMID: 26897592).10.1016/j.jamda.2016.01.001

  • Ersek, Mary, 2015
    Dy, S.M., Herr, K., Bernacki, R.E., Kamal, A.H., Walling, A.M., Ersek, M., & Norton, S.A. (2015). Methodological research priorities in palliative care and hospice quality measurement. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Published online 11/17/2015, (PMID: 26596877).10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2015.10.019
  • Ersek, Mary, 2015
    Massimo, L., Powers, J.P., Evans, L.K., McMillan, C.T., Rascovsky, K., Eslinger, P., . . . Grossman, M. (2015). Apathy in frontotemporal degeneration: Neuroanatomical evidence of impaired goal-directed behavior. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Published online 11/10/2015, (PMID: 26617508).10.3389/fnhum.2015.00611
  • Ersek, Mary, 2015
    Kim, H., Ersek, M., Bradway, C., & Hickman, S.E. (2015). Physician orders for life-sustaining treatment for nursing home residents with dementia. Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Published online 4/17/2015, (PMID: 25891157).10.1002/2327-6924.12258
  • Ersek, Mary, 2015

    Carpenter, J.G., & Ersek, M. (2015). Long-term care: Focus on nursing homes. In B.R. Ferrell, N. Coyle, and J. Paice (Eds.), Oxford textbook of palliatie nursing. (4th Ed.)(717-726). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

  • Ersek, Mary, 2015
    Wachterman, M.W., McCarthy, E.P., Marcantonio, E.R., & Ersek, M. (2015). Mistrust, misperceptions, and miscommunication: A qualitative study of preferences about kidney transplantation among African Americans. Transplantation Proceedings, 47(2), 240-246. (PMID: 25769556).10.1016/j.transproceed.2015.01.016
  • Ersek, Mary, 2015
    Ersek., M., Thorpe, J., Kim, H., Tomasson, A., & Smith, D. (2015). Exploring end-of-life care in Veterans Affairs community living centers. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, Published online 3/25/15, (PMID: 25809839).10.1111/jgs.13348
  • Ersek, Mary, 2015
    Unroe, K.T., Ersek, M., & Cagle, J. (2015). The IOM Report on Dying in America: A Call to Action for Nursing Homes. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(2), 90-92. (PMID: 25512213).10.1016/j.jamda.2014.11.010
  • Ersek, Mary, 2014
    Lysaght-Hurley, S., Barg, F.K., Strumpf, N., & Ersek, M. (2014). Same agency, different teams: Perspectives from home and inpatient hospice care. Qualitative Health Research, Published online 10/7/2014, (PMID: 25294344).
  • Ersek, Mary, 2014
    Kutney-lee, A.; Brennan, C.W.; Meterko.; Ersek, M. (2014). Organization of nursing and quality of care for veterans at end of life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Published online 8/10/2014, PMID: 25116912.10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.07.002
  • Ersek, Mary, 2014
    Sudore, R.L., Casarett, D., Smith, D., Richardson, D.M., & Ersek, M. (2014). Family involvement at the end-of-life and receipt of quality care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 48, 1108-1106. (PMID: 24793077).10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.04.001
  • Ersek, Mary, 2014
    Ersek, M.; Jablonski, A. (2014). A mixed-method approach to investigating the adoption of evidence-based pain practices in nursing homes. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 18, 42378.10.3928/00989134-20140311-01
  • Ersek, Mary, 2014

    Ersek, M.; Sefcik, J.; Stevenson, D. (2014). Palliative care in nursing homes. In A.M. Kelley, D.E. Meier (Eds.), Meeting the needs of older adults with serious illness: Clinical, public health and policy perspectives. (73-90). New York, NY: Humana Press.

  • Ersek, Mary, 2014
    Hurley, S.L.; Strumpf, N.E.; Barg, F.K.; Ersek, M. (2014). Not quite seamless: Transitions between home and inpatient hospice. Journal of Palliative Medicine, .10.1089/jpm.2013.0359
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Shega, J.W.; Andrew, M.; Lau, D.; Herr, H.; Ersek, M.; Weiner, D.K.; Dale, W. (2013). The relationship between persistent pain and 5-year mortality: A population-based, prospective cohort study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, .10.1111/jgs.12554
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Ersek, M.; Carpenter, J. (2013). Research priorities for geriatric palliative care in long-term care setting with a focus on nursing homes. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 16, 1180-1187.
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Hanson, L.C.; Ersek, M.; Lin, F.C.; Carey, T.S. (2013). Outcomes of feeding problems in advanced dementia. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, .10.111/jgs.12448
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Lysaght, S., ersek, M. (2013). Dying at home: Review of the literature and reconceptualization. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 15, 171-176.
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Corcoran, A.M., Lysaght, S., LaMarra, D., Ersek, M. (2013). Pilot test of a three-station palliative care OSCE for multidisciplinary trainees. Journal of Nursing Education, 28, 42374.10.3928/01484834-20130328-02
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Ersek, M., Smith, D., Cannuscio, C., Richardson, D., Moore, D. (2013). A nationwide study comparing end-of-life care for men and women Veterans. Journal of Palliative Care, Epub, ahead of print.
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Ersek, M., Sefcik, J.S., Lin, F.C., Lee, T. J., Gilliam, R, Hanson, L. C. (2013). Provider Staffing Effect on a Decision Aid Intervention. Clinical Nursing Research, Epub, ahead of print.
  • Ersek, Mary, 2013
    Sefcik, J. S, Rao, A, & Ersek, M. (2013). What models exist for delivering palliative care and hospice in nursing homes?. In Goldstein, N.E., & Morrison, R. S. (Eds.), Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine. (450-457). Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Ersek, Mary, 2012
    Towsley, G., Neradilek, B., Snow, L., Ersek, M. (2012). Evaluating the Cornell scale for depression in dementia as a proxy measure in nursing home residents with and without dementia. Aging and Mental Health, 16(7), 892-901.