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Lewis M. Cohen

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaystate Medical Center
DepartmentPsychiatry
AddressDepartment of Psychiatry
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield MA 01199-0001
Phone(413) 784-3376
Fax(413) 794-4054
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    1. Cukor D, Cohen LM, Cope EL, Ghahramani N, Hedayati SS, Hynes DM, Shah VO, Tentori F, Unruh M, Bobelu J, Cohen S, Dember LM, Faber T, Fischer MJ, Gallardo R, Germain MJ, Ghahate D, Grote N, Hartwell L, Heagerty P, Kimmel PL, Kutner N, Lawson S, Marr L, Nelson RG, Porter AC, Sandy P, Struminger BB, Subramanian L, Weisbord S, Young B, Mehrotra R. Patient and Other Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funded Studies of Patients with Kidney Diseases. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Sep 7; 11(9):1703-12. PMID: 27197911.
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    2. Germain MJ, Cohen LM. Comment on: Clinical Review Article Defining a Good Death (Successful Dying): Literature Review and a Call for Research and Public Dialogue, Meier et al. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 Oct; 24(10):940-1. PMID: 27591158.
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    3. Eneanya ND, Goff SL, Martinez T, Gutierrez N, Klingensmith J, Griffith JL, Garvey C, Kitsen J, Germain MJ, Marr L, Berzoff J, Unruh M, Cohen LM. Shared decision-making in end-stage renal disease: a protocol for a multi-center study of a communication intervention to improve end-of-life care for dialysis patients. BMC Palliat Care. 2015; 14:30. PMID: 26066323.
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    4. Goff SL, Eneanya ND, Feinberg R, Germain MJ, Marr L, Berzoff J, Cohen LM, Unruh M. Advance care planning: a qualitative study of dialysis patients and families. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Mar 6; 10(3):390-400. PMID: 25680737.
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    5. Grubbs V, Moss AH, Cohen LM, Fischer MJ, Germain MJ, Jassal SV, Perl J, Weiner DE, Mehrotra R. A palliative approach to dialysis care: a patient-centered transition to the end of life. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Dec 5; 9(12):2203-9. PMID: 25104274.
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    6. Cohen LM, Germain MJ. Caregiver burden and hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 May; 9(5):840-2. PMID: 24721889; PMCID: PMC4011438 [Available on 05/07/15].
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    7. Germain MJ, Cohen LM. What determines whether a patient initiates chronic renal replacement therapy? Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013 Aug; 8(8):1276-8. PMID: 23833314; PMCID: PMC3731900.
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    8. Cohen LM. Murder and euthanasia accusations against physicians. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Sep; 87(9):814-6. PMID: 22958987; PMCID: PMC3498061.
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    9. Unruh ML, Cohen LM. Sleep and pain management are key components of patient care in ESRD. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012 Jul; 27(7):2618-20. PMID: 22802578.
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    10. Goldstein NE, Cohen LM, Arnold RM, Goy E, Arons S, Ganzini L. Prevalence of formal accusations of murder and euthanasia against physicians. J Palliat Med. 2012 Mar; 15(3):334-9. PMID: 22401355; PMCID: PMC3295854.
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    11. Cohen LM. Dialysis should be discontinued more often. Semin Dial. 2012 Jan-Feb; 25(1):29-30. PMID: 22273527.
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    12. Murtagh FE, Cohen LM, Germain MJ. The "no dialysis" option. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2011 Nov; 18(6):443-9. PMID: 22098664.
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    13. Robinson T, Kariuki SN, Franek BS, Kumabe M, Kumar AA, Badaracco M, Mikolaitis RA, Guerrero G, Utset TO, Drevlow BE, Zaacks LS, Grober JS, Cohen LM, Kirou KA, Crow MK, Jolly M, Niewold TB. Autoimmune disease risk variant of IFIH1 is associated with increased sensitivity to IFN-a and serologic autoimmunity in lupus patients. J Immunol. 2011 Aug 1; 187(3):1298-303. PMID: 21705624; NIHMSID: NIHMS362449.
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    14. Cohen LM. The wedding. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Mar; 57(3):A21-3. PMID: 21335244.
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    15. Kurella Tamura M, Cohen LM. Should there be an expanded role for palliative care in end-stage renal disease? Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2010 Nov; 19(6):556-60. PMID: 20644475; NIHMSID: NIHMS294535.
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    16. Schell JO, Germain MJ, Finkelstein FO, Tulsky JA, Cohen LM. An integrative approach to advanced kidney disease in the elderly. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2010 Jul; 17(4):368-77. PMID: 20610364.
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    17. Cohen LM, Ruthazer R, Germain MJ. Increasing hospice services for elderly patients maintained with hemodialysis. J Palliat Med. 2010 Jul; 13(7):847-54. PMID: 20636156; PMCID: PMC2938892.
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    18. Cohen LM. A need for better predictors of death. Palliat Support Care. 2010 Jun; 8(2):115-6. PMID: 20557666.
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    19. Cohen LM, Ruthazer R, Moss AH, Germain MJ. Predicting six-month mortality for patients who are on maintenance hemodialysis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Jan; 5(1):72-9. PMID: 19965531; PMCID: PMC2801643.
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    20. Bhargava J, Germain M, Kitsen J, Cohen LM, Meyer KB. Knowledge and participation of front-line dialysis facility staff in end-of-life discussions. Nephrol News Issues. 2009 Aug; 23(9):34-6, 38-40. PMID: 19753934.
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    21. Bostwick JM, Cohen LM. Differentiating suicide from life-ending acts and end-of-life decisions: a model based on chronic kidney disease and dialysis. Psychosomatics. 2009 Jan-Feb; 50(1):1-7. PMID: 19213966.
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    22. Berzoff J, Swantkowski J, Cohen LM. Developing a renal supportive care team from the voices of patients, families, and palliative care staff. Palliat Support Care. 2008 Jun; 6(2):133-9. PMID: 18501048.
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    23. Germain MJ, Cohen LM. Maintaining quality of life at the end of life in the end-stage renal disease population. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2008 Apr; 15(2):133-9. PMID: 18334237.
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    24. Germain MJ, Cohen LM, Moss AH. Strategies for timely and effective hospice discussions: end-stage renal disease. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Dec 4; 147(11):816; author reply 817. PMID: 18056675.
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    25. Cohen LM, Bostwick JM, Mirot A, Garb J, Braden G, Germain M. A psychiatric perspective of dialysis discontinuation. J Palliat Med. 2007 Dec; 10(6):1262-5. PMID: 18095804.
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    26. Germain M, Cohen LM. Renal supportive care: view from across the pond: the United States perspective. J Palliat Med. 2007 Dec; 10(6):1241-4. PMID: 18095798.
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    27. Murtagh F, Cohen LM, Germain MJ. Dialysis discontinuation: quo vadis? Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2007 Oct; 14(4):379-401. PMID: 17904506.
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    28. Germain MJ, Cohen LM, Davison SN. Withholding and withdrawal from dialysis: what we know about how our patients die. Semin Dial. 2007 May-Jun; 20(3):195-9. PMID: 17555480.
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    29. Cohen LM, Moss AH, Weisbord SD, Germain MJ. Renal palliative care. J Palliat Med. 2006 Aug; 9(4):977-92. PMID: 16910813.
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    30. Cohen LM. Shattering the consensus on end-of-life care: was the Schiavo case palliative medicine's Humpty Dumpty? Palliat Support Care. 2006 Jun; 4(2):113-6. PMID: 16903580.
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    31. Cohen LM, Germain MJ. The psychiatric landscape of withdrawal. Semin Dial. 2005 Mar-Apr; 18(2):147-53. PMID: 15771660.
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    32. Phillips JM, Brennan M, Schwartz CE, Cohen LM. The long-term impact of dialysis discontinuation on families. J Palliat Med. 2005 Feb; 8(1):79-85. PMID: 15662176.
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    33. Cohen LM, Germain MJ, Woods AL, Mirot A, Burleson JA. The family perspective of ESRD deaths. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005 Jan; 45(1):154-61. PMID: 15696455.
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    34. Cohen LM. "Demoralization" and decisionmaking: psychiatry again at the forefront. Hastings Cent Rep. 2004 Nov-Dec; 34(6):7; author reply 7. PMID: 15666886.
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    35. Cohen LM, Germain MJ. Measuring quality of dying in end-stage renal disease. Semin Dial. 2004 Sep-Oct; 17(5):376-9. PMID: 15461747.
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    36. Cohen LM, Chang K. Comorbid factitious and conversion disorders. Psychosomatics. 2004 May-Jun; 45(3):243-6. PMID: 15123851.
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    37. Cohen LM, Steinman TI, Robinson WM. Ending dialysis: new perspectives on end-of-life considerations. Med Ethics (Burlingt Mass). 2004; 11(2):5-8. PMID: 15841574.
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    38. Cohen LM, Tessier EG, Germain MJ, Levy NB. Update on psychotropic medication use in renal disease. Psychosomatics. 2004 Jan-Feb; 45(1):34-48. PMID: 14709759.
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    39. Cohen LM. A medical revolution in death-hastening decisions. Palliat Support Care. 2003 Dec; 1(4):377-9. PMID: 16594227.
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    40. Holley JL, Carmody SS, Moss AH, Sullivan AM, Cohen LM, Block SD, Arnold RM. The need for end-of-life care training in nephrology: national survey results of nephrology fellows. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003 Oct; 42(4):813-20. PMID: 14520633.
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    41. Cohen LM. Pulling the plug. Palliat Support Care. 2003 Sep; 1(3):279-83. PMID: 16594429.
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    42. Weisbord SD, Carmody SS, Bruns FJ, Rotondi AJ, Cohen LM, Zeidel ML, Arnold RM. Symptom burden, quality of life, advance care planning and the potential value of palliative care in severely ill haemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2003 Jul; 18(7):1345-52. PMID: 12808172.
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    43. Cohen LM, Germain MJ, Poppel DM. Practical considerations in dialysis withdrawal: "to have that option is a blessing". JAMA. 2003 Apr 23-30; 289(16):2113-9. PMID: 12709469.
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    44. Poppel DM, Cohen LM, Germain MJ. The Renal Palliative Care Initiative. J Palliat Med. 2003 Apr; 6(2):321-6. PMID: 12854953.
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    45. Cohen LM, Dobscha SK, Hails KC, Pekow PS, Chochinov HM. Depression and suicidal ideation in patients who discontinue the life-support treatment of dialysis. Psychosom Med. 2002 Nov-Dec; 64(6):889-96. PMID: 12461194.
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    46. Wittenberg SM, Cohen LM. Max Schur, M.D., 1897-1969. Am J Psychiatry. 2002 Feb; 159(2):216. PMID: 11823262.
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    47. Cohen LM, Poppel DM, Cohn GM, Reiter GS. A very good death: measuring quality of dying in end-stage renal disease. J Palliat Med. 2001; 4(2):167-72. PMID: 11441625.
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    48. Cohen LM, Germain MJ, Poppel DM, Woods AL, Pekow PS, Kjellstrand CM. Dying well after discontinuing the life-support treatment of dialysis. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Sep 11; 160(16):2513-8. PMID: 10979064.
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    49. Cohen LM, Germain M, Poppel DM, Woods A, Kjellstrand CM. Dialysis discontinuation and palliative care. Am J Kidney Dis. 2000 Jul; 36(1):140-4. PMID: 10873883.
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