Just published! Association Between Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment for Scope of Treatment and In-Hospital Death in Oregon. Fromme, E. K., Zive, D., Schmidt, T. A., Cook, J. N. B. and Tolle, S. W. (2014), Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12889
Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): Lessons learned from analysis of the Oregon POLST Registry Schmidt T, Zive D, Fromme E, Cook J, Tolle S., Resuscitation, Available online 6 January 2014,ISSN 0300-9572, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2013.11.027.
Concordance of Out – of – Hospital and Emergency Department Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation With Documented End – of – Life Choices in Oregon Richardson DK, Fromme E, Zive D, Fu R, Newgard CD.Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Nov 6.pii: S0196-0644(13)01345-0. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2013.09.00
The Oregon POLST Registry: A Preliminary Study of Emergency Medical Services Utlization Terri A. Schmidt, Elizabeth A. Olszewski, Dana Zive, Erik K. Fromme, Susan W. Tolle, The Oregon Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment Registry: A Preliminary Study of Emergency Medical Services Utilization, The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 44, Issue 4, April 2013, Pages 796-805, ISSN 0736-4679, 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.07.081.
Validaiton of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment: Electronic Registry to Guide Emergency Care Olszewski, Newgard C, Zive D, Schmidt TA, McConnell KJ. Validation of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment: Electronic Registry to Guide Emergency Care J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Jul; 60(7):1384-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04027.x
POLST Registry Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Other Patient Treatment Preferences Fromme EK, Zive D, Schmidt TA, Olszewski E, Tolle SW. POLST Registry Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Other Patient Treatment Preferences. JAMA. 2012;307(1):34-35. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.1956.
The Oregon POLST Registry A Tool For Everyone A brief article about OPR published in the Spring edition of Medicine in Oregon and written by Jenny Cook, GCPH.
Pathways to POLST Registry Development Utilization of health information technology to enhance availability of medical records and other information has increased dramatically in recent years. This is also true for advance care planning documents, especially POLST forms. Many states have developed or are considering the development of POLST registries or other electronic solutions for document completion, storage, and access for health care professionals. This report serves as an attempt to summarize the varied pathways of POLST registry development in seven states with endorsed POLST Paradigm programs.