Description of Research Expertise:
Renal palliative care, hospice, end-of-life care
Bansal AD, O'Connor NR, Casarett DJ: Perceptions of hospitalized patients and their surrogate decision makers on dialysis initiation: A pilot study BMC Nephrol 19 (1): 197,2018.
O'Connor NR: Hospice Among Hemodialysis Patients: Too Little Too Late to Impact Care Delivery or Costs? Am J Kidney Dis 35 (7): 966-971,2018.
Foxwell AM, Moyer ME, Casarett DE, O'Connor NR: Palliative Care Office Hours for patients with hematologic malignancies: An innovative model for symptom management and education Journal of Palliative Medicine 20 (10): 1149,2017.
Haley EM, Meisel D, Gitelman Y, Dingfield L, Casarett DJ, O'Connor NR: Electronic Goals of Care Alerts: An Innovative Strategy to Promote Primary Palliative Care Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 53 (5): 932,2017.
Sagin A, O'Connor NR: Can "An Extra Layer of Support" Sign Off? Journal of Palliative Medicine 28 (8): 800,2017.
Ganta N, Dingfield L, O'Connor N: SUPER: A new framework for goals of care communication SGIM Forum 40 (3): 7,13,2017.
O'Connor N: When enough is enough: Guiding end-stage renal disease patients through cessation of dialysis SGIM Forum 40 (3): 9, 15,2017.
O'Connor NR, Junker P, Appel SM, Stetson RL, Rohrbach J, Meghani SH: Palliative Care Consultation for Goals of Care and Future Acute Care Costs: A Propensity-Matched Study American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 35 (7): 966,2017.
Sagin A, Kirkpatrick JN, Pisanni BA, Fahlberg BB, Sundlof AL, and O’Connor NR: Emerging Collaboration Between Palliative Care Specialists
and Mechanical Circulatory Support Teams: A Qualitative
Study Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 52 (4): 491,2016.
O'Connor NR, Moyer ME, Kirkpatrick JN: Scripted Nurse Visits: A Resource-Efficient Palliative Care Model for Ventricular Assist Devices Journal of Palliative Medicine 19 (12): 1312,2016.