Her primary areas of investigation include Palliative care, Coping, Family medicine, End-of-life care and Cancer. Her Palliative care study is concerned with the larger field of Nursing. Her work carried out in the field of Coping brings together such families of science as Anxiety, Prospective cohort study, Gerontology and Social support.
She combines subjects such as Guideline adherence, Ambulatory care, Curriculum, Quality of life and Lifelong learning with her study of Family medicine. The various areas that Susan D. Block examines in her Quality of life study include Prolonged grief disorder, Grief and Psychological intervention. Susan D. Block interconnects Severity of illness and Intensive care unit, Intensive care medicine in the investigation of issues within Cancer.
Family medicine, Palliative care, Nursing, Advance care planning and Cancer are her primary areas of study. Her study in Family medicine is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Advanced cancer, Psychosocial, Terminal care, Medical emergency and Depression. In her work, Mental health is strongly intertwined with Grief, which is a subfield of Depression.
Her study on End-of-life care is often connected to Context as part of broader study in Palliative care. While the research belongs to areas of Nursing, Susan D. Block spends her time largely on the problem of Health care, intersecting her research to questions surrounding Intensive care. Her work deals with themes such as Intervention and Gerontology, which intersect with Advance care planning.
Susan D. Block mainly investigates Young adult, Cancer, Family medicine, Palliative care and Advance care planning. The concepts of her Cancer study are interwoven with issues in Feeling, Cohort study and Pediatrics. Her work in Pediatrics tackles topics such as Distress which are related to areas like Qualitative research, Quality of life and Exploratory research.
Her Family medicine study incorporates themes from Quality management, Health care and End-of-life care. Her Intensive care medicine research extends to Palliative care, which is thematically connected. Her research in Advance care planning intersects with topics in Intervention, Spirituality, Emergency department and Medical emergency.
Susan D. Block focuses on Young adult, Treatment decision making, Cancer, Cancer treatment and Family medicine. Her Young adult research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Information quality, Distress and Pediatrics. Her Distress research incorporates elements of Exploratory research and Quality of life.
Her study in Family medicine is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Qualitative research, Response rate and Palliative care. Susan D. Block is involved in the study of Palliative care that focuses on Advance care planning in particular. The study incorporates disciplines such as Psychological intervention, End-of-life care, Health communication and Medical record in addition to Intervention.
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Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment.
Alexi A. Wright;Baohui Zhang;Alaka Ray;Jennifer W. Mack.
Prolonged Grief Disorder: Psychometric Validation of Criteria Proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11
Holly G Prigerson;Holly G Prigerson;Mardi J. Horowitz;Selby C. Jacobs;Colin M. Parkes.
PLOS Medicine (2009)
Religiousness and Spiritual Support Among Advanced Cancer Patients and Associations With End-of-Life Treatment Preferences and Quality of Life
Tracy A. Balboni;Lauren C. Vanderwerker;Susan D. Block;M. Elizabeth Paulk.
Journal of Clinical Oncology (2007)
Trends in the Aggressiveness of Cancer Care Near the End of Life
Craig C. Earle;Bridget A. Neville;Mary Beth Landrum;John Z. Ayanian.
Journal of Clinical Oncology (2004)
Health Care Costs in the Last Week of Life Associations With End-of-Life Conversations
Baohui Zhang;Alexi A. Wright;Haiden A. Huskamp;Matthew E. Nilsson.
JAMA Internal Medicine (2009)
An empirical examination of the stage theory of grief.
Paul K. Maciejewski;Baohui Zhang;Susan D. Block;Holly G. Prigerson.
Communication About Serious Illness Care Goals: A Review and Synthesis of Best Practices
Rachelle E Bernacki;Susan D Block.
JAMA Internal Medicine (2014)
Identifying Potential Indicators of the Quality of End-of-Life Cancer Care From Administrative Data
Craig C. Earle;Elyse R. Park;Bonnie Lai;Jane C. Weeks.
Journal of Clinical Oncology (2003)
Place of Death: Correlations With Quality of Life of Patients With Cancer and Predictors of Bereaved Caregivers' Mental Health
Alexi A. Wright;Nancy L. Keating;Tracy A. Balboni;Ursula A. Matulonis.
Journal of Clinical Oncology (2010)
End-of-Life Discussions, Goal Attainment, and Distress at the End of Life: Predictors and Outcomes of Receipt of Care Consistent With Preferences
Jennifer W. Mack;Jane C. Weeks;Alexi A. Wright;Susan D. Block.
Journal of Clinical Oncology (2010)
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