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Fellows' scholarly activities

2011 – 2020

Publications

  • Mathai F, Portugal F., Mehta Z., Davis MP., Nalbuphine #381 Journal of Palliative Medicine Volume 22, Number 11, October 2019. PMID: 31661394
  • Jehangir W., Karabachev AD, Davis MP., Mehta Z., Opioid-Related Sleep Disordered Breathing: An Update for Clinicians. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Mar 19:1049909120913232. doi: 10.1177/1049909120913232. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32191115
  • Portugal F., Davis MP., “The Importance of the Clock Drawing Test in Palliative Care: Identifying Cognitive Impairment and the Reverse Clock Drawing Test Phenomenon.” Journal of Palliative Medical Care and Research, 2019
  • Fernandez C, Firdous S, Jehangir W, Behm B, Mehta Z, Berger A, Davis M. Cancer-Related Fatigue: Perception of Effort or Task Failure? Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2019 May 13:1049909119849420. doi: 10.1177/1049909119849420.
    PMID: 31084200
  • Burleigh J., Mehta Z, Ellison N. Tunneled indwelling catheters for malignant ascites, Fast facts and concepts # 308, J Palliat Med. 2016 May 25.
    PMID:27223889
  • Fernandez C., Mehta Z, Ellison N, Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy- submitted for publication in FAST FACT AND CONCEPT Feb 2014
  • Mehta, Z., Giorgini, K., Ellison, N., Roth, M. E., Integrating Palliative Medicine With Dementia Care, Aging Well Vol. 5 No. 2 P. 18, March- April 2012. 

Abstracts and case reports – oral or poster presentation

  • Ellison H., Davis MP., Mehta Z., “Treatment refusal leading to physician moral distress.” Poster presentation, March, Annual Assembly, AAHPM. March 2020 - cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • Mann S., Mehta Z., Davis MP., “Using Buprenorphine for cancer pain with history of substance abuse.” Poster presentation, March, Annual Assembly, AAHPM. March 2020 - cancelled due to COVID-19.
  • Portugal F., Davis MP., The Importance of the Clock Drawing Test in Palliative Care: Identifying Cognitive Impairment and the Reverse Clock Drawing Test Phenomenon. Presented on Geisinger research day, May 2019
  • Portugal F., Mehta Z., “Lock between “full code” status and “goodbye”- communication as the key.” Poster presentation, March, Annual Assembly, AAHPM. March 2019
  • Yau J., Mehta Z., Davis MP., “The Hidden Facade of Demoralization: the importance of its recognition and staying present”- Poster presentation at PHPCN April 2018
  • Yau J., Mehta Z., Davis MP., “Pain Induced by a Malignant Inferior Vena Cava Thrombus” E-poster at Geisinger research day, May 2018
  • Kapcia J., Mehta Z, Ask-Assess-Act:  Suicidality in Advanced Cancer, Poster Presentation at AAHPM Annual Meeting 2018 
  • Fernandez C., Firdous S., Waqas J., Behm B., Mehta Z., Berger A., Davis MP., “Cancer Related Fatigue (CRF): Perception of effort or task failure?” E-poster at AAHPM Annual Meeting 2018 
  • Kapcia, J., Ask-Assess-Act:  Suicidality in Advanced Cancer, e-poster presentation at Geisinger research day, May 2018
  • Firdous S., A Comparison of Numeric Pain Rating Scale and Visual Analog Scale in Patients with Chronic Cancer Associated Pain: Accepted and presented at Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day at GMC on May 2017
  • Jehangir W., Davis MP., Haloperidol as a treatment of opioid induced hyperalgesia was accepted presented at research and scholarship day in Geisinger Medical Center as oral presentation May 2017
  • Jehangir W., Davis MP., Haloperidol as a treatment of opioid induced hyperalgesia, MASCC June 2017 poster presentation.
  • Jehangir W., Haloperidol as a treatment of opioid induced hyperalgesia is accepted at APHC July 2017 in Singapore.
  • Downey K., Mehta Z, Mehta Y. An Unusual Case of Spontaneous Lung Herniation Leading to Multiple Rib Fractures”, poster presented in ATS, May 2016.
  • Mehta. Z., Downey K., POLST: House Staff Knowledge and Attitudes, oral presentation in AAHPM Feb 2017.
  • Fernandez, C., Espenlaub, A., Ellison, N, Mehta, Z.: “Novel Approaches to Increase PMP Consults” poster presentation at Center to Advanced Palliative Care conference- Nov 2013, Dallas, Texas and 20th International congress palliative care conference- sept 10-13, 2014, Montreal, Canada.
  • Espenlaub, A., Fernandez, C., Mehta, Z., Ellison, N, “Direct ICU discharges, Should this trigger a PMP Consult?” poster presentation at Center to Advanced Palliative Care conference- Nov 2013, Dallas, Texas and 20th International congress palliative care conference- sept 10-13, 2014, Montreal, Canada.
  • Puher R, Mehta Z, Bucaloiu I, Green J, Kirchner L, Erdley S, Maani P, Regel S, Ellison N. “Acceptability of Palliative Care in Dialysis Unit.”: A Pilot study- Nov 2014, Florida