Articles Utilized for Presentation
Special Journal Issues
Bascom PB, Tolle SW. Care of the Family when the
patient is dying. WJM 1995;163:292-296.
Block SD. The Physician as Healer. Presented at UCSF’s
"End of Life Care for the Hospitalized Patient, October 2000.
CancerNet. Loss, Grief, and Bereavement (PDQ®)
Supportive Care - Health Professionals. National Cancer Institute. Date
Last Modified: 03/2001. Available through link at: http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/coping/emotional_concerns.shtml
Curtis, J. Randall, Wenrich, Marjorie D., Carline,
Jan D., Shannon, Sarah E., Ambrozy, Donna M. & Ramsey, Paul G. Understanding
Physicians' Skills at Providing End-of-Life Care. Journal of General
Internal Medicine. 2001; 16 (1), 41-49.
Dyer, KA. Caring for the Person, Not Just the Patient.
June 6, 2000 Open Forum Section, Last Acts Website. Available at: www.lastacts.org:80/scripts/la_eln01.exe?FNC=SeeFeature__Ala_eln_features_html___3641
Dyer KA. The Potential Impact of CODES on Team Members:
Examining Medical Education Training. Trauma Response Fall/Winter
2001;7:19-21. Available at: http://www.aaets.org/arts/art95.htm
Dyer, K. Healing from Grief Using a Website, Color,
Writing, Poetry and Wilderness. Presented Dec. 27, 2000, AIMED Conference,
Creativity and Madness for CME Credits.
Dyer KA. Learning to Let Go: The Patient Becomes
the Teacher. Female Physician. Spring 2000 p.9.
Dyer KA. A Granddaughter’s Tribute to Her Grandmother.
Last Acts Newsletter: Winter 2000 Vol 6. p. 7.
Foubister V. Bringing light to Dying. American Medical
Goold SD, Williams B, Arnold RM. Conflicts regarding
decisions to limit treatment: A differential diagnosis. JAMA 2000;283:909-914.
Heidenreich C, Weissman DE. Death Pronouncement and
Death Notification: What the Resident Needs to Know, November 2000. Available
from: EPERC (End-of-Life Physician Education Resource Center) www.eperc.mcw.edu.
Mahoney LE. Palley JK. Bioethical Decision Making
with Patients, Families, and Staff: The Right Way and the Wrong Way. 1990.
Ethical Currents, Center for Bioethics, St. Joseph Health System.
Miranda J. Brody RV. Communicating bad news. WJM
Quill TE. Initiating End-of-Life Discussions With
Seriously Ill Patients: Addressing the "Elephant in the Room." JAMA
Pantilat SZ. Care of dying patients: beyond symptom
management. WJM 1999;171:253-256.
Pantilat S. Block S. Communicating with Families
of Dying Patients: The Family Meeting. Presented at UCSF’s "End of Life
Care for the Hospitalized Patient, October 2000.
Pantilat SZ. Just say yes: the use of opioids for
managing pain at the end of life. WJM 1999;171:257-259.
Pinkowish MD. Management of pain and other discomfort.
Patient Care. 2000;34:38-71.
Rabow MW, McPhee SJ. Beyond breaking bad news: how
to help patients who suffer. WJM 1999;171: 260-263.
Rabow MW, McPhee SJ. Doctoring to Heal. WJM
Other Related Articles by Dr. Dyer
JAMA series on End-of-Life Issues.
First issue November 15, 2000 Issue. http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v284n19/toc.html
Second in February 21, 2001. http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v285n7/abs/jel00002.html
Available at: a www.jama.com (accessible if an
Patient Care November 15, 2000 Issue – Devoted
to End-of-Life Issue. Select articles at: www.patientcareonline.com
Western Journal of Medicine
Caring for Patients at the End of Life, Special Issue,
September 1995, October 1999
Anticipated Launch of Palliative Care Series in June/July
Coping with Loss - British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Series - 1999
Ten Articles Excerpted from Parkes CM, Markus
A. Coping with Loss. London: BMJ Books, 1999
Additional Selected Books (For
more please see the websites)
Dyer KA. Thompson CD. Internet Use for Web-education
on the Overlooked Areas of Grief and Loss. CyberPsychology and Behavior.
Dyer, KA, quoted by Dana James in Deep Impact, The
New Physician. 1999:48:16-19,21. (An article on medical student and
resident abuse issues.)
Dyer KA, Thompson CD, Reis O, Romer S. Using the
Internet for Patient and Physician Web-education and Health Promotion.
World Congress for the Internet and Medicine, Virtual Congress, MEDNET
1998, London, England. Electronic Poster Presentation #11. www.journeyofhearts.org/mednet98
Dyer KA. A Cry From Within. West J. Med. 1998:
Dyer KA. Healers and Healing: Learning to Let Go.
On Death-dying.com website: www.death-dying.com/articles/kristi.html
Dyer KA and Reis O, Burnout Article Strikes a Chord,
letters. California Physician Nov. 1997:14:9.
Dyer KA. Are We Losing the He(art) of Medicine? California
Physician 1997;14:14. Available at: http://www.kirstimd.com/heart.htm
Dyer KA. The Road not Taken. West J Med. 1996;164:369-70.
Dyer KA. The Toxic Intern Syndrome Revisited: Genetics
vs. Environment. Sac Med. 1996;47:16. Available
Dyer KA. They Just Fade Away. American J Med.
Dyer KA. The Resident’s Rat Race--Do We Need Work
Hour Reform? California Physician. 1995:12:32-4.
Dyer KA. Grievance Issues and Resident Abuse: Resources
Available. JAMA. 1995;274:41.
Dyer KA. Resident Abuse: Time to Be Recognized. JAMA.
Dyer KA. Interpreting Toxic Intern Syndrome. West
J Med. 1994;161:192.
Dyer KA. Toxic Intern Syndrome. West J Med. 1994:160:378-9.
Available at: http://www.kirstimd.com/tss.htm
Dyer KA. It’s Not the End of the World. JAMA.
Dyer KA. The intolerable imperfection of medical
judgement. American Medical News. June 1, 1992;35:60,62.
Dyer KA. Reshaping Our Views of Death and Dying.
Name withheld. A Warm Gesture. JAMA. 1992;267:743.
Dyer KA. It’s O.K. Southern Med J. 1991;84:90-1.
Dyer KA. Fleeting Moments. West J Med. 1990;152:195.
Braun, Kathryn; Pietsch, James; and Blanchette, Patricia.
Issues in End-of-life Decision Making. Sage Publications, 2000. http://www.hawaii.edu/uhelp/cultural.html
Buckman R. How to Break Bad News: A guide for
Health Care Professionals. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University
Buscaglia L. Living, Loving and Learning.
New York: Random House, 1982.
Byock I. Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at
the End. New York, NY: Riverhead Books; 1997.
Cassell CK, Field MJ. Approaching Death: Improving
Care at the End of Life. Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1997.
Dorn-Zotovich K. My Memory Maker. San Luis
Obispo, CA: Poor Richard’s Press, 1999. From www.journalkeeper.com
Dorn-Zotovich K. Good Grief For Kids. Los
Osos, CA: Journal Keepers Publishing, 2000. From www.journalkeeper.com
Fox J. Poetic Medicine: The Healing Art of Poem-Making.
New York, NY: Tarher/Putnam, 1997.
Hanks GW, MacDonald N, Doyle D. Oxford Textbook
of Palliative Medicine. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1999.
Kübler-Ross E. The Wheel of Life: A Memoir
of Living and Dying. New York, NY: Scribner, 1997.
Levine S. A Year to Live: How to Live this Year
as if it were Your Last. New York: Bell Tower, 1997.
Lynn J, Schuster JL, Kabcenell A. Improving Care
for the End of Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.
Lynn J, Harrold JK. Handbook for Mortals: Guidance
for People Facing Serious Illness. New York, NY: Oxford University
Nelson, D. Making Friends with Cancer. Tallahassee,
FL: Findhorn Press, 2000.
Parkes CM, Markus A. Coping with Loss. London:
BMJ Books, 1999
Remen RN. Kitchen table Wisdom: stories that heal.
New York: Riverhead Books, 1996.