Resources & Publications

Rainbow offers a diverse catalog of self-published resources for healthcare professionals. Scholarly publications in the areas of palliative care, hospice care and bereavement by Rainbow associates and students are also listed.

Resources for Patient Care

Caring for Someone with Memory Loss (pdf)

Dementia Resources

Patient Education and the Effective Use of Opiates (pdf)

Veterans Guide to Health, Home and Honors (pdf)

Visiting Someone with Memory Loss (pdf)

Resources for Grief

The Road to Good Mourning

Grief Resources

Publications

ACEP Palliative Care Section (Kate Aberger, MD; Marny Fetzer, MD; Rebecca Goett, MD; Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP), “Building the Future of Emergency Medicine and Palliative Care,” ACEPNow.com, Feb. 2017.

ACEP Palliative Care Section (Kate Aberger, MD; Marny Fetzer, MD; Rebecca Goett, MD; Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP), “Tips on Treating Medical Emergencies at End of Life for Patients Who Don’t Want Resuscitation,” ACEPNow.com, Aug. 2016.

ACEP Palliative Care Section (Rebecca Goett, MD; Marny Fetzer, MD; Kate Aberger, MD; Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP), “How to Implement Palliative Care Principles in the Emergency Department,” ACEPNow.com, Aug. 2015.

ACEP Palliative Care Section (Kate Aberger, MD; Marny Fetzer, MD; Rebecca Goett, MD; Sangeeta Lamba, MD, MS, HPEd; Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP), “Disease Trajectory as an Emergency Medical Tool,” ACEPNow.com, Dec. 2015.

Anderson-Shaw PhD, Lisa; Ahrens MD, William; Fetzer MD, Marny, “Clinical Ethics Consultation for Patients Admitted via the ER,” JONA’S Healthcare Law, Ethics, and Regulation, Jan-March 2007.

Cotter-Schaufele, S. (2017). Music Therapy – The Spirit Sings. In K. Kobler and R. Limbo (Ed.), Conversations in Perinatal, Neonatal, and Pediatric Palliative Care (pp. 109-119). Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association.

Magariel, J. (2015). Relationship review. In R. A. Neimeyer (Ed.), Techniques of grief therapy: Assessment and intervention (pp. 228-231). New York, NY: Routledge.

Magariel, J. (2019, In Press). Habits of the heart. In R. A. Neimeyer (Ed.), New Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Bereavement and Beyond. New York, NY: Routledge.

Mayahara, M., Wilbur, J., Breitenstein, S. Fogg, L., Arlene Miller Feasibility of e-Pain Reporter: A Digital Pain Management Tool for Informal Caregivers in Home Hospice. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. (In press).

Mayahara, M., Wilbur, J., O’ Mahony, S., Breitenstein, S., (2017). E-Pain Reporter: A digital pain and analgesic diary for home hospice care.  Journal of Palliative Care. 32(2):77-84. doi: 10.1177/0825859717722466: PMID:28868960

Mayahara, M., Wilbur, J., O’Mahony, S., Breitenstein, S. (2017). E-Pain Reporter: A Digital Pain and Analgesic Diary for Home Hospice Care[Abstract]. Western J Nursing Research, 38(10):1390. doi: 10.1177/0193945916658200.

Mayahara, M, Foreman, M., Wilbur, J., Paice, J., & Fogg, L. (2015). Effect of hospice nonprofessional caregiver barriers to pain management on adherence to analgesic administration recommendations and patient outcomes. Pain Management Nursing.16 (3):249-256.

Mayahara, M., Wilbur, J., Fogg, L., Foreman, M., Pace, J. (2014). Common errors in using analgesics by home-based hospice caregivers. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing. 16(3):134-140.

Mayahara, M. (2011). Pain medication management by hospice caregivers[Abstract]. The Journal of Pain, 12(4 Suppl. 1), 27.

McGovern, C. & Parise, N. (2018). Hearing Evaluation at the End of Life. Poster session. (PDF: Hearing Evaluation at the End of Life)

Parise, N. (2007). My Wits About Me: Patient Education and the Effective Use of Opiates. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 107 (6): 28-31.

Stys, J.C. (2010). Improving home-based hospice understanding and use of the National Incident Management System for emergency and disaster preparation and response. Home Healthcare Nurse. 28 (6): 375-81.