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Association of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Form Use With End-of-Life Care Quality Metrics in Patients With Cancer.
- Sandra L. Pedraza, Stacey L. Culp, Mark Knestrick, Evan C. Falkenstine, A. Moss
- Journal of oncology practice
- 20 July 2017
PURPOSE Many patients with advanced cancer receive aggressive treatment near the end of life. The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form is an innovation that converts patient… Expand
The Quality of POLST Completion to Guide Treatment: A 2-State Study.
- A. Moss, D. Zive, Evan C. Falkenstine, Courtney Dunithan
- Journal of the American Medical Directors…
- 1 September 2017
OBJECTIVES Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) need to be complete and consistent to allow health care personnel to honor patient preferences in a time of emergency. The purpose of… Expand
Nurse practitioners' completion of Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment forms in West Virginia: A secondary analysis of 12 months of data from the state registry
- Lori Constantine, Toni Dichiacchio, Evan C. Falkenstine, A. Moss
- Journal of the American Association of Nurse…
Background and purpose: Advanced care planning documents, such as the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST), require authorized medical provider signatures; only recently have nurse… Expand
POST Forms More Than Advance Directives Associated With Out-of-Hospital Death: Insights From a State Registry.
- Sandra L. Pedraza, Stacey L. Culp, Evan C. Falkenstine, A. Moss
- Journal of pain and symptom management
- 1 February 2016
CONTEXT Patients' end-of-life care outcomes often do not reflect their preferences. Ninety-two percent of West Virginians prefer to die outside the hospital, yet only 58.8% do. OBJECTIVES To… Expand
Physician Orders for Life‐Sustaining Treatment Medical Intervention Orders and In‐Hospital Death Rates: Comparable Patterns in Two State Registries
- A. Moss, D. Zive, Evan C. Falkenstine, E. Fromme, S. Tolle
- Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
- 1 June 2016
Conflict of Interest: The editor in chief has reviewed the conflict of interest checklist provided by the authors and has determined that the authors have no financial or any other kind of personal… Expand
Benefits of physician orders for scope of treatment (POST) forms on end-of-life care in cancer patients: Insights from the West Virginia registry.
10006Background: The West Virginia POST form, a POLST Paradigm form (www.polst.org), converts patient preferences into medical orders and implements advance care planning for patients with advanced...
Association of POST Form Use with Quality End-of-Life Care Metrics in Cancer Patients: Update from the West Virginia Registry (FR440B)
Comparison of Patients’ Practices and End-of-Life Outcomes with Use of Advance Directives and the Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment Program: Insights from a Statewide Registry (FR415-C)
Objectives Report the rate of advance directive and POST form completion in West Virginia. Compare out-of-death outcomes by type of form submitted, advance directive versus POST form. Original… Expand