Publications

  1. Sheeler RD, Mundell T, Hurst SA, Goold SD, Thorsteinsdottir B, Tilburt JC, Danis M. Self-Reported Rationing Behavior Among US Physicians: A National Survey. J Gen Intern Med 2016 Dec; 31 (12):1444-1451 Epub 2016 July 19
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  2. Feely MA, Swetz KM, Zavaleta K, Thorsteinsdottir B, Albright RC, Williams AW. Reengineering Dialysis: The Role of Palliative Medicine. J Palliat Med 2016 Jun; 19 (6):652-5 Epub 2016 Mar 18
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  3. Takahashi PY, Naessens JM, Peterson SM, Rahman PA, Shah ND, Finnie DM, Weymiller AJ, Thorsteinsdottir B, Hanson GJ. Short-term and long-term effectiveness of a post-hospital care transitions program in an older, medically complex population. Healthc (Amst) 2016 Mar; 4 (1):30-5 Epub 2015 July 07
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  4. Thorsteinsdottir B, Swetz KM, Albright RC. The Ethics of Chronic Dialysis for the Older Patient: Time to Reevaluate the Norms. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Nov 06; 10 (11):2094-9 Epub 2015 Apr 14
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  5. Thorsteinsdottir B, Beck A, Tilburt JC. Grow a Spine, Have a Heart: Responding to Patient Requests for Marginally Beneficial Care. AMA J Ethics 2015 Nov 01; 17 (11):1028-34
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  6. Hickson LJ, Chaudhary S, Williams AW, Dillon JJ, Norby SM, Gregoire JR, Albright RC Jr, McCarthy JT, Thorsteinsdottir B, Rule AD. Predictors of outpatient kidney function recovery among patients who initiate hemodialysis in the hospital. Am J Kidney Dis 2015 Apr; 65 (4):592-602 Epub 2014 Nov 05
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  7. Chen CY, Thorsteinsdottir B, Cha SS, Hanson GJ, Peterson SM, Rahman PA, Naessens JM, Takahashi PY. Health care outcomes and advance care planning in older adults who receive home-based palliative care: a pilot cohort study. J Palliat Med 2015 Jan; 18 (1):38-44
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  8. Feely MA, Albright RC, Thorsteinsdottir B, Moss AH, Swetz KM. Ethical challenges with hemodialysis patients who lack decision-making capacity: behavioral issues, surrogate decision-makers, and end-of-life situations. Kidney Int. 2014 Sep; 86(3):475-80. Epub 2014 Jul 02.
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  9. Reid K, Humeniuk KM, Hellyer JH, Thorsteinsdottir B, Tilburt JC. A comparison of expectations and impressions of ethical characteristics of dentists: results of a community primary care survey. J Am Dent Assoc 2014 Aug; 145 (8):829-34
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  10. Whitford K, Shah ND, Moriarty J, Branda M, Thorsteinsdottir B. Impact of a palliative care consult service. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2014 Mar; 31(2):175-82. Epub 2013 Apr 02.
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  11. Tilburt JC, Wynia MK, Montori VM, Thorsteinsdottir B, Egginton JS, Sheeler RD, Liebow M, Humeniuk KM, Goold SD. Shared decision-making as a cost-containment strategy: US physician reactions from a cross-sectional survey. BMJ Open 2014; 4 (1):e004027 Epub 2014 Jan 14
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  12. Thorsteinsdottir B, Swetz KM, Tilburt JC. Dialysis in the frail elderly--a current ethical problem, an impending ethical crisis. J Gen Intern Med 2013 Nov; 28 (11):1511-6 Epub 2013 May 18
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  13. Tilburt JC, Wynia MK, Sheeler RD, Thorsteinsdottir B, James KM, Egginton JS, Liebow M, Hurst S, Danis M, Goold SD. Views of US physicians about controlling health care costs. JAMA 2013 Jul 24; 310 (4):380-8
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  14. Thorsteinsdottir B, Montori VM, Prokop LJ, Murad MH. Ageism vs. the technical imperative, applying the GRADE framework to the evidence on hemodialysis in very elderly patients. Clin Interv Aging. 2013; 8:797-807. Epub 2013 Jun 28.
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  15. Thorsteinsdottir B, Swetz KM, Feely MA, Mueller PS, Williams AW. Are there alternatives to hemodialysis for the elderly patient with end-stage renal failure? Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Jun; 87(6):514-6.
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  16. Smyth A, Collins CS, Thorsteinsdottir B, Madsen BE, Oliveira GH, Kane G, Garovic VD. Page kidney: etiology, renal function outcomes and risk for future hypertension. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012 Apr; 14(4):216-21. Epub 2012 Mar 12.
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  17. Takahashi PY, Hanson GJ, Thorsteinsdottir B, Van Houten HK, Shah ND, Naessens JM, Pecina JL. The impact of telemonitoring upon hospice referral in the community: a randomized controlled trial. Clin Interv Aging. 2012; 7:445-51. Epub 2012 Nov 02.
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  18. Thorsteinsdottir B, Volcheck GW, Enemark Madsen B, Patel AM, Li JT, Lim KG. The ABCs of asthma control. Mayo Clin Proc. 2008 Jul; 83(7):814-20.
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  19. Thorsteinsdottir B, Kane GC, Hogan MJ, Watson WJ, Grande JP, Garovic VD. Adverse outcomes of renovascular hypertension during pregnancy. Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2006 Nov; 2 (11):651-6
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  20. Thorsteinsdottir B, Grande JP, Garovic VD. Acute renal failure in a young weight lifter taking multiple food supplements, including creatine monohydrate. J Ren Nutr. 2006 Oct; 16(4):341-5.
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  21. Thorsteinsdottir B, Tleyjeh IM, Baddour LM. Abdominal wall cellulitis in the morbidly obese. Scand J Infect Dis. 2005; 37(8):605-8.
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