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David J. Casarett, M.D.

David J. Casarett, M.D.

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Professor of Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St, Room 309
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-2583
Fax: 215-573-8684
B.A. (Anthropology)
Swarthmore College, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
Case Western Reserve University, 1993.
M.A. (Medical Anthropology)
Case Western Reserve University, 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

Palliative care
End-of-life care

Selected Publications

Casarett D, Harrold J, Harris PS, Bender L, Farrington S, Smither E, Ache K, Teno J: Does Continuous Hospice Care Help Patients Remain at Home? J Pain Symptom Manage 50(3): 297-304, Sep 2015.

O'Connor NR, Moyer ME, Behta M, Casarett DJ: The Impact of Inpatient Palliative Care Consultations on 30-Day Hospital Readmissions. J Palliat Med. Aug 13 2015 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

DiBiasio EL, Clark MA, Gozalo PL, Spence C, Casarett DJ, Teno JM.: Timing of Survey Administration After Hospice Patient Death: Stability of Bereaved Respondents. J Pain Symptom Manage 50(1): 17-27, Jul 2015.

Ranganathan A, Gunnarsson O, Casarett D.: Palliative care and advance care planning for patients with advanced malignancies. Ann Palliat Med 3(3): 144-9, Jul 2015.

Dougherty M, Harris PS, Teno J, Corcoran AM, Douglas C, Nelson J, Way D, Harrold JE, Casarett DJ: Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities Versus at Home: Results of a Multisite Cohort Study. J Am Geriatr Soc 63(6): 1153-7, Jun 2015.

Dy SM, Kiley KB, Ast K, Lupu D, Norton SA, McMillan SC, Herr K, Rotella JD, Casarett DJ.: Measuring what matters: top-ranked quality indicators for hospice and palliative care from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. J Pain Symptom Manage 49(4): 773-81, Apr 2015.

LeBlanc TW, Abernethy AP, Casarett DJ.: What is different about patients with hematologic malignancies? A retrospective cohort study of cancer patients referred to a hospice research network. J Pain Symptom Manage 49(3): 505-12, Mar 2015.

Kamal AH, Hanson LC, Casarett DJ, Dy SM, Pantilat SZ, Lupu D, Abernethy AP.: The quality imperative for palliative care. J Pain Symptom Manage 49(2): 243-53, Feb 2015.

Dingfield L, Bender L, Harris P, Newport K, Hoover-Regan M, Feudtner C, Clifford S, Casarett D.: Comparison of pediatric and adult hospice patients using electronic medical record data from nine hospices in the United States, 2008-2012. J Palliat Med 18(2): 120-6, Feb 2015.

Hurley SL, Colling C, Bender L, Harris PS, Harrold JK, Teno JM, Ache KA, Casarett D.: Increasing inpatient hospice use versus patient preferences in the USA: are patients able to die in the setting of their choice? BMJ Support Palliat Care Nov 13 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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Last updated: 10/28/2015
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