Academic Publications and Patents

Dzeng E. “When Teachable Moments Become Ethically Problematic.” Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 26(3), July 3, 2017. In Press. (Manuscript available upon request)

 Harrison KL, Dzeng E, Ritchie CS, Shanafelt TD, Kamal AH, Bull J, Tilburt J, Swetz KM. Addressing palliative care clinician burnout in organizations: a workforce necessity, an ethical imperative. In press at the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (Manuscript available upon request)

Petrillo L*, Dzeng E.*, Forbes L, Harrison K, Scribner B, Koenig B. “Responding to an Ethics Emergency: A Statewide Effort to Prepare for Physician Aid in Dying in California” (*co-first authorship) In press at the Journal of the American Public Health Association (Manuscript available upon request)

Dzeng E. Navigating the liminal state between life and death: clinician moral distress and uncertainty regarding new life sustaining technologiesAmerican Journal of Bioethics. Feb 17, 2017. DOI:10.1080/15265161.2016.1265172

 Singer AE, Goebel JR, Kim YS, Dy SM, Ahluwalia SC, Clifford M, Dzeng E, O’Hanlon C, Motala A, Walling AM, Goldberg J, Meeker D, Ochotorena C, Shanman R, Cui M, Lorenz KA. Populations and Interventions for Palliative and End-of-Life Care: A Systematic Review. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Doi:10.1089/jpm.2015.0367

Petrillo L, Dzeng E, Smith A. “California’s End of Life Options Act: Opportunities and Challenges Ahead” Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016; 31(8): 828-829.

 Dzeng E. “Moral Distress Amongst Physician Trainees Regarding Futile Treatments” Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016; 31(8): 830.

Dzeng E, Colaianni A, Roland M, Levine D, Kelly MP, Barclay S, Smith TJ. “Moral Distress Amongst American Physician Trainees Regarding Futile Treatments at the End of Life: A Qualitative Inquiry” Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016; 31(1): 93-99.

Xu T, Goldstein E, Dzeng E, Dy S, Nicholas LH. “Public Attitudes on the Future Sustainability of Medicare” Journal of Health Care Financing. 2015: 42(1).

Dzeng E, Colaianni A, Chander G, Smith T, Roland M, Kelly MP, Barclay S, Levine D. “Influence of Institutional Culture and Policies on Do Not Resuscitate Decision-Making at the End of Life” JAMA Intern Med. 2015; 21287:1–8. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0295.

Barnato AE, Dzeng E. “Treatment Escalation in the Intensive Care Unit Among Patients With Preexisting Treatment Limitations Best-Laid Plans Gone Awry?” JAMA Intern Med. 2015:1–2. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.0372.2.

 Gosch A, Dzeng E, Cheng MC, “The Interaction of Primary Care and Palliative Care.” Clinics in Geriatrics Medicine. (2015)

Dzeng E, Smith TJ. “Rationing Healthcare: Who’s Responsible?” Oncology. 15 Feb, 2013: 27(2).

US Patent 7,758,623. Dzeng E, Xing F, March J,  Islam MR, Michel R. (2010). Transesophageal heat exchange catheter for cooling of the heart during a myocardial infarction.

Siegler A, Roberts L, Balch E, Bargues E, Bhalla A, Bills C, Dzeng E, et al. Media coverage of violent deaths in Iraq: An opportunistic capture-recapture assessment. Prehospital Disast Med 2008; 23(4): 369-371.

Acknowledged in: Burnham G, Lafta R, Doocy S, Roberts L. Mortality after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: a cross-sectional cluster sample survey. Lancet 2006;. 368: 1421-1428.

Burnham G, Doocy S, Dzeng E, Lafta R, Roberts L. (2006) “The Human Cost of the War in Iraq: A Mortality Study, 2002-2006” MIT Center for International Studies at MIT.

Thompson A, Silverman B, Dzeng L, Treisman G. Psychotropic Medications and HIV. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2006 (1 May): 42. 1305-1310.

Lin CT, Chang TC, Chao A, Dzeng E, Soong YK, Hung CF, Lai CH. Enhancement of DNA Vaccine Potency through Linkage of Antigen Gene to ER Chaperone Molecules, ER-60, Tapasin, and Calnexin. J Biomed Sci. 2005; 12(2): 279-87.