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Topics: End of Life Care

  • Karel, H., Zir, A., & Braun, K. (2003). Knowledge, Practice, and Attitudes Toward End-of-Life Issues among Adults in Hawaii. Californian Journal of Health Promotion. 1(Special Issue): 125-130
  • Bertao, C., Kayashima, R., & Braun, K. (2003). Perceptions of a required hospice rotation: A comparison of first- and fourth-year students. Hawaii Medical Journal. 62:100-103.
  • Braun, K.(2003). Death with dignity: Older adulthood. In T.P. Gullotta & M. Bloom (Eds.). The Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion (pp. 378-384). New York, NY: Kuwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.
  • Braun, K. (2002). An evaluation of Kokua Mau, Hawaii's coalition to improve end-of-life care in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
  • Zir, A., & Braun, K. (2002). The complete life. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
  • Koijane, J., Braun, K., & Crocker, J. (2001). End-of-life care: An aging network issue advocacy guide & resource kit. Honolulu, HI: Executive Office on Aging.
  • Braun, K., Onaka, A., & Horiuchi, B. (2001). Advance directive completion rates and end-of-life preferences in Hawaii. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 49:1708-1713.
  • Braun, K., Tanji, V., & Heck R. (2001). Support for physician-assisted suicide: Exploring the impact of ethnicity and attitudes toward planning for death. The Gerontologist. 41:51-60.
  • Braun, K.,& Zir, A. (2001). Roles for the church in improving end-of- life care: Perceptions of Christian clergy and laity. Death Studies. 25:685-704.
  • Kayashima, R., & Braun, K. (2001). Barriers to good end-of-life care: A physician survey. Hawaii Medical Journal. 60:40-44, 47.
  • Braun, K., Onaka, A., & Horiuchi, B. (2000). End-of-life preferences in Hawaii. Hawaii Medical Journal. 59:440-446.
  • Zir, A., & Braun, K. (2000). Care of the dying. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
  • Zir, A., & Braun, K. (2000). Care of the bereaved. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
  • Braun, K. L., Pietsch, J. H., & Blanchette, P. L. (Eds). (2000). Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Braun, K., Pietsch, J.,& Blanchette, P. (2000). An introduction to culture and its influence on end-of-life decision making. In K. L. Braun, J. H. Pietsch, & P. L. Blanchette (Eds.) Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making (pp. 1-9). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Pietsch, J. H., & Braun, K. L. (2000). Autonomy, advance directives, and the patient self-determination act. In K. L. Braun, J. H. Pietsch, & P. L. Blanchette (Eds.) Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making (pp. 37-54). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Talamantes, M., Gomez, C., & Braun, K. L.(2000). Advance directives and end-of-life care: The Hispanic perspective. In K. L. Braun, J. H. Pietsch, & P. L. Blanchette (Eds.) Cultural issues in end-of-life decision making (pp. 83-100). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Koch, T., Braun, K. L.,& Pietsch, J. H. (2000). Multicultural perspectives in bioethics: End-of-life decision making. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 9:123-128.
  • Smith, S. J., & Smith, D. H. (1999). Evaluating Chinese hospice care. Health Communication, 11:223-235.
  • Braun, K. L., & Kayashima, R. (1999). Death education in churches and temples: Engaging religious leaders in the development of educational strategies. Brian DeVries (Ed.), End of life issues: Interdisciplinary and multidimensional perspectives (pp. 319-335). New York: Springer.
  • Koch, T., Braun, K. L., & Pietsch, J. H. (1999). Social necessity, individual rights, and the needs of the fragile: Euthanasia as an option in end-of-life decision making. Journal of Ethics, Law, and Aging. 5:17-28.
  • Braun, K. (1998). Do Hawaii residents support physician-assisted death: A comparison of five ethnic groups. Hawaii Medical Journal. 57:529-534.
  • Braun, K. (1998). Surveying community attitudes towards end-of-life decision making. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
  • Braun, K.L., & Nichols, R. (1997). Death and dying in four Asian cultures: A descriptive study. Death Studies. 21:327-359.
  • Kayashima, R., & Braun, K. (1997). End-of-life choices and the ministry of caregiving: A handbook of educational activities & resources for churches/temples. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
  • Options at the end of life. (1997). A brochure developed for the Executive Office on Aging and the Ad Hoc Committee on Living and Dying with Dignity.
  • Braun, K., & Nichols, R. (1996). Cultural issues in death and dying. Hawaii Medical Journal. 55(12): 260-264.
  • Nichols, R., & Braun, K. (1996). Death and dying in five Asian and Pacific Islander cultures: A preliminary study. Honolulu: University of Hawaii, Center on Aging.
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