Publications

 

Journal Articles


Payne SA, Chan N, Davies A, Poon E, Connor SR, & Goh C. (2012) Supportive, palliative and end-of-

life care for Asian patients with cancer. Lancet Oncology, 13(11): e492-500.


Lynch T, Connor S, Clark D. (2012 In-press). Mapping levels of palliative care development: A global

        update. Journal of Pain & Symptom Management.


Muir C, Scheffey C, Young H, Vilches A, Davis M, & Connor, S. (2012 In-press). Opioid Prescribing

        Practices Before and After Initiation of Palliative Care in Outpatients. Journal of Pain and

        Symptom Management


Harding R, Foley K, Connor S, & Jaramillo E. (2012 In-Press). Embracing palliative and end-of-

        life care in the global response to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Lancet ID.


Connor S, Foley K, Harding R, & Jaramillo E. (2012). In reply to Declaration on Palliative Care for

         MDR/XDR-TB. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 16(10):1419-20.


Connor S, Foley K, Harding R, & Jaramillo E. (2012). Declaration on Palliative Care and M/

        XDR-TB. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 16(6):712-13. M-XDR TB Declaration Published.pdf


Silviera S, Connor, S, Goold S, McMahon LF, and Feudtner C. (2011). Community Supply

        of Hospice: Does Wealth Play A Role? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 41(1):

        76-82. M-XDR TB Declaration Published.pdf


Connor, S. (2009) USA Hospice Benefits. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 38(1):

        105-109. 


Teno, J, and Connor SR. Referring a patient and family to high quality palliative care at the

        close of life: “We met a new personality …, with this level of compassion and empathy.”

        JAMA 2009;301(6):651-659.


Harding, R, Powell, R, Downing, J, Connor, S, Mwangi-Powell, F, Defilippi, K, Cameron, S,

        Garnganga, E, Kikule, E, and Alexander, C. (2008). Generating an African palliative

        care evidence base: The context need, challenges, and strategies.  Journal of Pain and

        Symptom Management, 36(3):304-309.


Connor S, Elwert F, Spence C, and Christakis N. (2008). Racial Disparity in Hospice Use in the

        United States in 2002. Palliative Medicine, 22:205-213.


Rhodes RL, Mitchell, Miller, SC, Connor SR, Teno JM. (2008). Bereaved Family Members'

        Evaluation of Hospice Care: What Factors Influence Overall Satisfaction with Services?

        Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.  35(4) 365-371.


Miller, S, Mitchell, S. Rhodes, R, & Connor, S. (2008). Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia:

        Does Volume Make a Difference? Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 35(3)

        283-291.


Rhodes, R, Connor, S, Teno, J. (2007). African American Bereaved Family Members'

        Perceptions of the Quality of Hospice Care:  Lessened Disparities, but Opportunities to

        Improve Remain. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 34(5):472-479.


Connor SR. (2008). International Perspectives on Hospice and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS.

        International Journal of Infectious Diseases. v12, e35.


Casarett D, Connor, S. (2008). National and International Measurement Opportunities. International

Journal of Infectious Diseases. v12, e35-e36.


Teno J, Shu JE, Casarett D, Spence C, Rhodes R, & Connor S. (2007). Timing of Referral to

        Hospice and Quality of Care: Length of Stay and Bereaved Family Members Perceptions

        of the Timing of Hospice Referral. 34(2):120-125.


Connor, S. (2007). Development of Hospice and Palliative Care in the United States. Omega.

        56(1) 89-99.


Ferrell, B, Connor, S, Cordes, A, et al. (2007). A, The National Agenda for Quality Palliative

        Care: The National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum. Journal of Pain

        and Symptom Management, 33(6):737-744.


Connor S, Elwert F, Spence C, and Christakis N. (2007). Geographic variation in hospice use in

        the United States in 2002. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 34(3):277-285.


Ferris F, Gómez-Batiste X, Fürst CJ, and Connor, S. (2007). Implementing quality palliative

        care. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 33(5) 533-541.


Qaseem B, Shay J, Connor S, & Casarett D. (2007). How well are we supporting hospice staff? 

        Initial results of the Survey of Team Attitudes and Relationships (STAR) validation study.

        Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 34(4):350-358.


Callaway M, Foley K, De Lima L, Connor S, Dix O, & Lynch T. (2007). Funding for palliative

        care programs In developing countries. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 33(5)

        509-513.


Mitchell SL, Kiely DK, Miller S, Connor SR, Spence C, & Teno JM. (2007). Hospice care for

        patients with dementia. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 34(1) 7-16.


Connor S, Pyenson B, Fitch K, & Spence C. (2007). Comparing hospice and non-hospice patient

        survival among patients who die within a 3-year window. Journal of Pain and Symptom

        Management, 33(3):238-246.


Powell R, Downing J, Mwangi-Powell F, and Connor, S. (2007). Development of the APCA

        African palliative Outcome scale. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 33(2):

        229-32.


Portenoy RK, Sibirceva U, Smout R, Horn S, Connor S, Blum R, Spence C, and Fine P. (2006).

        Opioid use andsurvival at the end of life: a survey of a hospice population. Journal of Pain

        and Symptom Management, 32(6):532-40.


Rhodes RL, Teno JM, Connor SR. (2006) Bereaved family members’ perceptions of satisfaction

        with hospice services: Do racial differences exist? (Abstract) J Amer Geriat Soc;

        54(Suppl):S5).


Klinger, CA, Connor, SR. (2005). National associations survey: Advancing hospice and

        palliative care Worldwide. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 30(4):386-8.


Connor, S., Teno, J., Spence, C. & Smith, N. (2005). Family evaluation of hospice care: Results

        from voluntary submission of data via website. Journal of Pain and Symptom

        Management, 30(1):9-17.


Goodlin, SJ, Kutner, JS, Connor, SR, Ryndes, T, Houser, J, Haupton, PJ. (2005) Hospice care

        for heart failure patients. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 29(5):525-8.


Connor, S., Horn, S., Smout, R., Gassaway, J. (2005). The national hospice outcomes project:

        Development of a multi-site hospice outcomes study.  Journal of Pain and Symptom                        

        Management, 29(3), p. 286-296.


Connor, S., Tecca, M, Lund-Person, J., Teno, J. (2004). Measuring hospice care: the national

        hospice and palliative care organization national hospice data set. Journal of Pain and

        Symptom Management, 28(4) 316-328.


Pyenson, B., Connor, S., Fitch, K., & Kinzbrunner, B. (2004). Medicare cost in matched hospice

        and non-hospice cohorts. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 28(3). 


Lutz, S., Spence, C., Chow, E., Janjan, N., Connor, S. (2004). Survey on use of palliative

        radiotherapy in hospice care. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 22(17), 3581-86.


Connor, S., Egan, K., Kwilosz, D., Larson, D., & Reese, D. (2002). Interdisciplinary approaches

        to assisting with end-of-life care and decision making. American Behavioral Scientist,

        46(3), p. 340-356.


Beresford, L. & Connor, S. (1999). History of the National Hospice Organization, The Hospice            

        Journal, 14(3/4), p. 15-31.


Connor, S. (1999). New initiatives transforming hospice care, The Hospice Journal, 14(3/4), p.

         193-203.


Connor, S. (1996). Hospice, bereavement intervention, and use of health care services by

surviving spouses, HMO Practice, 10(1), p. 20-23.


Connor, S., Cody, C., Arter, S. (1995). Pharmaceutical care standards for hospice providers. 

Journal of Pharmaceutical Care in Pain and Symptom Control, 2(4), p.5-14.


Connor, S. et al. (1993). International Work Group on Death, Dying & Bereavement:

        Assumptions and principles for psychosocial care of dying patients and their families.

        Journal of Palliative Care, 9(3).


Connor, S. (1992). Denial in terminal illness: To intervene or not to intervene. The Hospice

        Journal, 8(4), p.115. (Findings from my doctoral dissertation “Denial-related coping

        behaviors in the Terminally ill: Guidelines for intervention and non-intervention”)


Connor, S. (1987). Measurement of denial in the terminally ill: A critical review. The Hospice

        Journal, 2(4), p.5168.


Connor, S. (1982). The evolution of an urban based hospice program.  Family and Community

        Health, 5(3), p.3953.


Connor, S. (1982). The hospice movement: the state of the art. Guest Editor, Family and

        Community Health, 5(3), p. x-xi.


Schofferman, J. and Connor, S. (1981). Hospice of San Francisco  An update. San Francisco

        Medicine, 54(7), p.1819.


Reviews


Connor, S. (1998). [Review of Hospice care on the international scene, C. Saunders & R.

        Kasenbaum (Eds.)] Death Studies.


Connor, S. (1998). [Review of All kinds of love: experiencing hospice, C. Jaffe & C. Ehrlich].

        Journal of Palliative Care, 14(2), p. 59.


Connor S. (1993). [Review of How to Break Bad News: A Guide for Health Care

        Professionals]. Journal of Palliative Care 9(3).


Other Publications


Connor, S. and Adams, J. (2003). Caregiving at the End of Life. Hastings Center Report Special

        Supplement, 33 (2), p. S8-S9.


Connor, S. (2001). Patient and Family Needs at Core of Hospice Care. 10th in a 15 part

        newspaper series about how Americans are finding ways to embrace dignity and

        quality at the end of their lives. Published by Knight-Ridder Tribune news in over

        160 newspapers throughout the US.


Connor, S. (2001). Three definitions contributed to: G. Howarth & O. Leaman (Eds.)

        Encyclopedia of death and dying. Communication with dying people, p. 107-9;

        Homecare, p. 240-242; Psychotherapy, p. 369-370.


National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization. (2004). Development of the NHPCO

        research agenda. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 28(5)488-496.


Monographs (Contributed to)


Center for the Advancement of Health (2003) Bereavement Research: Gaps, Needs and  Actions


The Hastings Center. (2003). Access to hospice care: Expanding boundaries, overcoming obstacles. The Hastings Center Report Special Supplement, 33 (2).


National Hospice Organization (1997). A Pathway for Patients and Families Facing Terminal Illness


National Hospice Organization (1995 & 1996). Medical Guidelines for Determining Prognosis in Selected Non-Cancer Diagnoses First & Second Editions.


National Hospice Organization (1995). Hospice Services Guidelines and Definitions


National Hospice Organization (1994). Standards of a Hospice Program of Care: Self Assessment Tool.


National Hospice Organization (1993). Standards of a Hospice Program of Care


International Work Group on Death, Dying & Bereavement (1993). A Statement of Assumptions and Principles Concerning Psychosocial Care of Dying Persons and Their Families.