Kathleen Puntillo, RN, PhD, FAAN
Honors and Awards
Fellow, Academy of Critical Care Medicine, 2012
Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for Distinguished Career , American Association of Critical Care Nursing, 2012
Distinguished Nursing Research Award, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, 2012
Jane Norbeck Distinguished Alumni Award , UCSF Nursing Alumni Association, 2009
Excellence in Teaching Award , School of Nursing, University of California, San, 2006
Distinguished Research Lectureship , American Association of Critical Care Nursing, 2003
Fellow , American Academy of Nursing, 1999
1994 Distinguished Alumni Award , Sonoma State University, 1994
Distinguished Dissertation Award , School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 1991
Nelson JE, Mathews KS, Weissman DE, Brasel KJ, Campbell M, Curtis JR, Frontera JA, Gabriel M, Hays RM, Mosenthal AC, Mulkerin C, Puntillo KA, Ray DE, Weiss SP, Bassett R, Boss RD, Lustbader DR. Integration of palliative care in the context of rapid response: a report from the improving palliative care in the ICU advisory board. Chest. 2015 Feb 1; 147(2):560-9.
Schell-Chaple HM, Puntillo KA, Matthay MA, Liu KD. Body temperature and mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Am J Crit Care. 2015 Jan; 24(1):15-23.
Arbour C, Choinière M, Topolovec-Vranic J, Loiselle CG, Puntillo K, Gélinas C. Detecting pain in traumatic brain-injured patients with different levels of consciousness during common procedures in the ICU: typical or atypical behaviors? Clin J Pain. 2014 Nov; 30(11):960-9.
Kyranou M, Puntillo K, Dunn LB, Aouizerat BE, Paul SM, Cooper BA, Neuhaus J, West C, Dodd M, Miaskowski C. Predictors of initial levels and trajectories of anxiety in women before and for 6 months after breast cancer surgery. Cancer Nurs. 2014 Nov-Dec; 37(6):406-17.
Boss R, Nelson J, Weissman D, Campbell M, Curtis R, Frontera J, Gabriel M, Lustbader D, Mosenthal A, Mulkerin C, Puntillo K, Ray D, Bassett R, Brasel K, Hays R. Integrating palliative care into the PICU: a report from the Improving Palliative Care in the ICU Advisory Board. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 15(8):762-7.
Stotts NA, Arai SR, Cooper BA, Nelson JE, Puntillo KA. Predictors of thirst in intensive care unit patients. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Mar; 49(3):530-8.
Puntillo K, Arai SR, Cooper BA, Stotts NA, Nelson JE. A randomized clinical trial of an intervention to relieve thirst and dry mouth in intensive care unit patients. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Sep; 40(9):1295-302.
Gélinas C, Chanques G, Puntillo K. In pursuit of pain: recent advances and future directions in pain assessment in the ICU. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Jul; 40(7):1009-14.
Paradis E, Leslie M, Puntillo K, Gropper M, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Reeves S. Delivering interprofessional care in intensive care: a scoping review of ethnographic studies. Am J Crit Care. 2014 May; 23(3):230-8.
Puntillo KA, Max A, Timsit JF, Vignoud L, Chanques G, Robleda G, Roche-Campo F, Mancebo J, Divatia JV, Soares M, Ionescu DC, Grintescu IM, Vasiliu IL, Maggiore SM, Rusinova K, Owczuk R, Egerod I, Papathanassoglou ED, Kyranou M, Joynt GM, Burghi G, Freebairn RC, Ho KM, Kaarlola A, Gerritsen RT, Kesecioglu J, Sulaj MM, Norrenberg M, Benoit DD, Seha MS, Hennein A, Periera FJ, Benbenishty JS, Abroug F, Aquilina A, Monte JR, An Y, Azoulay E. Determinants of procedural pain intensity in the intensive care unit. The Europain® study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 1; 189(1):39-47.
Puntillo K, Nelson JE, Weissman D, Curtis R, Weiss S, Frontera J, Gabriel M, Hays R, Lustbader D, Mosenthal A, Mulkerin C, Ray D, Bassett R, Boss R, Brasel K, Campbell M. Palliative care in the ICU: relief of pain, dyspnea, and thirst--a report from the IPAL-ICU Advisory Board. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Feb; 40(2):235-48.
McAdam JL, Nelson JE, Puntillo KA. Regret. Intensive Care Med. 2014 Mar; 40(3):436-7.
Arai SR, Butzlaff A, Stotts NA, Puntillo KA. Quench the thirst: lessons from clinical thirst trials. Biol Res Nurs. 2014 Oct; 16(4):456-66.
Nelson JE, Curtis JR, Mulkerin C, Campbell M, Lustbader DR, Mosenthal AC, Puntillo K, Ray DE, Bassett R, Boss RD, Brasel KJ, Frontera JA, Hays RM, Weissman DE. Choosing and using screening criteria for palliative care consultation in the ICU: a report from the Improving Palliative Care in the ICU (IPAL-ICU) Advisory Board. Crit Care Med. 2013 Oct; 41(10):2318-27.
McAdam JL, Puntillo KA. Open visitation policies and practices in US ICUs: can we ever get there? Crit Care. 2013; 17(4):171.
Arai S, Stotts N, Puntillo K. Thirst in critically ill patients: from physiology to sensation. Am J Crit Care. 2013 Jul; 22(4):328-35.
Gélinas C, Puntillo KA, Joffe AM, Barr J. A validated approach to evaluating psychometric properties of pain assessment tools for use in nonverbal critically ill adults. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Apr; 34(2):153-68.
Joffe AM, Hallman M, Gélinas C, Herr DL, Puntillo K. Evaluation and treatment of pain in critically ill adults. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Apr; 34(2):189-200.
Paradis E, Reeves S, Leslie M, Aboumatar H, Chesluk B, Clark P, Courtenay M, Franck L, Lamb G, Lyndon A, Mesman J, Puntillo K, Schmitt M, van Soeren M, Wachter B, Zwarenstein M, Gropper M, Kitto S. Exploring the nature of interprofessional collaboration and family member involvement in an intensive care context. J Interprof Care. 2014 Jan; 28(1):74-5.
Barr J, Fraser GL, Puntillo K, Ely EW, Gélinas C, Dasta JF, Davidson JE, Devlin JW, Kress JP, Joffe AM, Coursin DB, Herr DL, Tung A, Robinson BR, Fontaine DK, Ramsay MA, Riker RR, Sessler CN, Pun B, Skrobik Y, Jaeschke R. Clinical practice guidelines for the management of pain, agitation, and delirium in adult patients in the Intensive Care Unit: executive summary. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2013 Jan 1; 70(1):53-8.
Barr J, Fraser GL, Puntillo K, Ely EW, Gélinas C, Dasta JF, Davidson JE, Devlin JW, Kress JP, Joffe AM, Coursin DB, Herr DL, Tung A, Robinson BR, Fontaine DK, Ramsay MA, Riker RR, Sessler CN, Pun B, Skrobik Y, Jaeschke R. Clinical practice guidelines for the management of pain, agitation, and delirium in adult patients in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2013 Jan; 41(1):263-306.
McAdam JL, Fontaine DK, White DB, Dracup KA, Puntillo KA. Psychological symptoms of family members of high-risk intensive care unit patients. Am J Crit Care. 2012 Nov; 21(6):386-93; quiz 394.
Puntillo KA, Neuhaus J, Arai S, Paul SM, Gropper MA, Cohen NH, Miaskowski C. Challenge of assessing symptoms in seriously ill intensive care unit patients: can proxy reporters help? Crit Care Med. 2012 Oct; 40(10):2760-7.
Kyranou M, Puntillo K. The transition from acute to chronic pain: might intensive care unit patients be at risk? Ann Intensive Care. 2012; 2(1):36.
Kyranou M, Paul SM, Dunn LB, Puntillo K, Aouizerat BE, Abrams G, Hamolsky D, West C, Neuhaus J, Cooper B, Miaskowski C. Differences in depression, anxiety, and quality of life between women with and without breast pain prior to breast cancer surgery. Eur J Oncol Nurs. 2013 Apr; 17(2):190-5.
Figueroa-Ramos MI, Arroyo-Novoa CM, Padilla G, Rodríguez-Ortiz P, Cooper BA, Puntillo KA. Feasibility of a sedation wake-up trial and spontaneous breathing trial in critically ill trauma patients: a secondary analysis. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2013 Feb; 29(1):20-7.
Mosenthal AC, Weissman DE, Curtis JR, Hays RM, Lustbader DR, Mulkerin C, Puntillo KA, Ray DE, Bassett R, Boss RD, Brasel KJ, Campbell M, Nelson JE. Integrating palliative care in the surgical and trauma intensive care unit: a report from the Improving Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit (IPAL-ICU) Project Advisory Board and the Center to Advance Palliative Care. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr; 40(4):1199-206.
Penrod JD, Pronovost PJ, Livote EE, Puntillo KA, Walker AS, Wallenstein S, Mercado AF, Swoboda SM, Ilaoa D, Thompson DA, Nelson JE. Meeting standards of high-quality intensive care unit palliative care: clinical performance and predictors. Crit Care Med. 2012 Apr; 40(4):1105-12.
Lustbader DR, Nelson JE, Weissman DE, Hays RM, Mosenthal AC, Mulkerin C, Puntillo KA, Ray DE, Bassett R, Boss RD, Brasel KJ, Campbell ML, Cortez TB, Curtis JR. Physician reimbursement for critical care services integrating palliative care for patients who are critically ill. Chest. 2012 Mar; 141(3):787-92.
Nelson JE, Azoulay E, Curtis JR, Mosenthal AC, Mulkerin CM, Puntillo K, Siegel MD. Palliative care in the ICU. J Palliat Med. 2012 Feb; 15(2):168-74.
Hawk M, Cataldo J, Puntillo K, Miaskowski C. Blunt thoracic injury in older adults: application of Haddon's phase-factor matrix model. J Gerontol Nurs. 2012 Feb; 38(2):14-27; quiz 28-9.
Krimshtein NS, Luhrs CA, Puntillo KA, Cortez TB, Livote EE, Penrod JD, Nelson JE. Training nurses for interdisciplinary communication with families in the intensive care unit: an intervention. J Palliat Med. 2011 Dec; 14(12):1325-32.
Arroyo-Novoa CM, Figueroa-Ramos MI, Miaskowski C, Padilla G, Paul SM, Rodríguez-Ortiz P, Stotts NA, Puntillo KA. Efficacy of small doses of ketamine with morphine to decrease procedural pain responses during open wound care. Clin J Pain. 2011 Sep; 27(7):561-6.
Smith AK, Cenzer IS, Knight SJ, Puntillo KA, Widera E, Williams BA, Boscardin WJ, Covinsky KE. The epidemiology of pain during the last 2 years of life. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Nov 2; 153(9):563-9.
Puntillo KA, Arai S, Cohen NH, Gropper MA, Neuhaus J, Paul SM, Miaskowski C. Symptoms experienced by intensive care unit patients at high risk of dying. Crit Care Med. 2010 Nov; 38(11):2155-60.
Nelson JE, Bassett R, Boss RD, Brasel KJ, Campbell ML, Cortez TB, Curtis JR, Lustbader DR, Mulkerin C, Puntillo KA, Ray DE, Weissman DE. Models for structuring a clinical initiative to enhance palliative care in the intensive care unit: a report from the IPAL-ICU Project (Improving Palliative Care in the ICU). Crit Care Med. 2010 Sep; 38(9):1765-72.
Faigeles B, Howie-Esquivel J, Miaskowski C, Stanik-Hutt J, Thompson C, White C, Wild LR, Puntillo K. Predictors and use of nonpharmacologic interventions for procedural pain associated with turning among hospitalized adults. Pain Manag Nurs. 2013 Jun; 14(2):85-93.
Anderson WG, Winters K, Arnold RM, Puntillo KA, White DB, Auerbach AD. Studying physician-patient communication in the acute care setting: the hospitalist rapport study. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Feb; 82(2):275-9.
McAdam JL, Dracup KA, White DB, Fontaine DK, Puntillo KA. Symptom experiences of family members of intensive care unit patients at high risk for dying. Crit Care Med. 2010 Apr; 38(4):1078-85.
Nelson JE, Puntillo KA, Pronovost PJ, Walker AS, McAdam JL, Ilaoa D, Penrod J. In their own words: patients and families define high-quality palliative care in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar; 38(3):808-18.
Arroyo-Novoa CM, Figueroa-Ramos MI, Miaskowski C, Padilla G, Stotts N, Puntillo KA. Acute wound pain: gaining a better understanding. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2009 Aug; 22(8):373-80; quiz 381-2.
Pasero C, Puntillo K, Li D, Mularski RA, Grap MJ, Erstad BL, Varkey B, Gilbert HC, Medina J, Sessler CN. Structured approaches to pain management in the ICU. Chest. 2009 Jun; 135(6):1665-72.
McAdam JL, Puntillo K. Symptoms experienced by family members of patients in intensive care units. Am J Crit Care. 2009 May; 18(3):200-9; quiz 210.
Mularski RA, Puntillo K, Varkey B, Erstad BL, Grap MJ, Gilbert HC, Li D, Medina J, Pasero C, Sessler CN. Pain management within the palliative and end-of-life care experience in the ICU. Chest. 2009 May; 135(5):1360-9.
Erstad BL, Puntillo K, Gilbert HC, Grap MJ, Li D, Medina J, Mularski RA, Pasero C, Varkey B, Sessler CN. Pain management principles in the critically ill. Chest. 2009 Apr; 135(4):1075-86.
Puntillo K, Pasero C, Li D, Mularski RA, Grap MJ, Erstad BL, Varkey B, Gilbert HC, Medina J, Sessler CN. Evaluation of pain in ICU patients. Chest. 2009 Apr; 135(4):1069-74.
Figueroa-Ramos MI, Arroyo-Novoa CM, Lee KA, Padilla G, Puntillo KA. Sleep and delirium in ICU patients: a review of mechanisms and manifestations. Intensive Care Med. 2009 May; 35(5):781-95.
Li D, Miaskowski C, Burkhardt D, Puntillo K. Evaluations of physiologic reactivity and reflexive behaviors during noxious procedures in sedated critically ill patients. J Crit Care. 2009 Sep; 24(3):472.e9-13.
Gélinas C, Fillion L, Puntillo KA. Item selection and content validity of the Critical-Care Pain Observation Tool for non-verbal adults. J Adv Nurs. 2009 Jan; 65(1):203-16.
Lee CC, Li D, Arai S, Puntillo K. Ensuring cross-cultural equivalence in translation of research consents and clinical documents: a systematic process for translating English to Chinese. J Transcult Nurs. 2009 Jan; 20(1):77-82.
Puntillo KA, Smith D, Arai S, Stotts N. Critical care nurses provide their perspectives of patients' symptoms in intensive care units. Heart Lung. 2008 Nov-Dec; 37(6):466-75.
Gélinas C, Harel F, Fillion L, Puntillo KA, Johnston CC. Sensitivity and specificity of the critical-care pain observation tool for the detection of pain in intubated adults after cardiac surgery. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009 Jan; 37(1):58-67.
McAdam JL, Arai S, Puntillo KA. Unrecognized contributions of families in the intensive care unit. Intensive Care Med. 2008 Jun; 34(6):1097-101.
Li D, Puntillo K, Miaskowski C. A review of objective pain measures for use with critical care adult patients unable to self-report. J Pain. 2008 Jan; 9(1):2-10.
Arroyo-Novoa CM, Figueroa-Ramos MI, Puntillo KA, Stanik-Hutt J, Thompson CL, White C, Wild LR. Pain related to tracheal suctioning in awake acutely and critically ill adults: a descriptive study. Intensive Crit Care Nurs. 2008 Feb; 24(1):20-7.
Summer GJ, Puntillo KA, Miaskowski C, Green PG, Levine JD. Burn injury pain: the continuing challenge. J Pain. 2007 Jul; 8(7):533-48.
Curtis JR, Puntillo K. Is there an epidemic of burnout and post-traumatic stress in critical care clinicians? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Apr 1; 175(7):634-6.
Summer GJ, Puntillo KA, Miaskowski C, Dina OA, Green PG, Levine JD. TrkA and PKC-epsilon in thermal burn-induced mechanical hyperalgesia in the rat. J Pain. 2006 Dec; 7(12):884-91.
Puntillo KA, McAdam JL. Communication between physicians and nurses as a target for improving end-of-life care in the intensive care unit: challenges and opportunities for moving forward. Crit Care Med. 2006 Nov; 34(11 Suppl):S332-40.
Li DT, Puntillo K. A pilot study on coexisting symptoms in intensive care patients. Appl Nurs Res. 2006 Nov; 19(4):216-9.
Nelson JE, Angus DC, Weissfeld LA, Puntillo KA, Danis M, Deal D, Levy MM, Cook DJ. End-of-life care for the critically ill: A national intensive care unit survey. Crit Care Med. 2006 Oct; 34(10):2547-53.
Yee AM, Puntillo K, Miaskowski C, Neighbor ML. What patients with abdominal pain expect about pain relief in the emergency department. J Emerg Nurs. 2006 Aug; 32(4):281-7.
Garbez RO, Chan GK, Neighbor M, Puntillo K. Pain after discharge: A pilot study of factors associated with pain management and functional status. J Emerg Nurs. 2006 Aug; 32(4):288-93.
Puntillo K, Neighbor M, Chan GK, Garbez R. The influence of chief complaint on opioid use in the emergency department. J Opioid Manag. 2006 Jul-Aug; 2(4):228-35.
Gélinas C, Fillion L, Puntillo KA, Viens C, Fortier M. Validation of the critical-care pain observation tool in adult patients. Am J Crit Care. 2006 Jul; 15(4):420-7.
Curtis JR, Cook DJ, Wall RJ, Angus DC, Bion J, Kacmarek R, Kane-Gill SL, Kirchhoff KT, Levy M, Mitchell PH, Moreno R, Pronovost P, Puntillo K. Intensive care unit quality improvement: a "how-to" guide for the interdisciplinary team. Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan; 34(1):211-8.
Chen W, Woods SL, Wilkie DJ, Puntillo KA. Gender differences in symptom experiences of patients with acute coronary syndromes. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2005 Dec; 30(6):553-62.
Chen W, Woods SL, Puntillo KA. Gender differences in symptoms associated with acute myocardial infarction: a review of the research. Heart Lung. 2005 Jul-Aug; 34(4):240-7.
Garbez R, Puntillo K. Acute musculoskeletal pain in the emergency department: a review of the literature and implications for the advanced practice nurse. AACN Clin Issues. 2005 Jul-Sep; 16(3):310-9.
O'Leary-Kelley CM, Puntillo KA, Barr J, Stotts N, Douglas MK. Nutritional adequacy in patients receiving mechanical ventilation who are fed enterally. Am J Crit Care. 2005 May; 14(3):222-31.
McAdam JL, Stotts NA, Padilla G, Puntillo K. Attitudes of critically ill Filipino patients and their families toward advance directives. Am J Crit Care. 2005 Jan; 14(1):17-25.
Li D, Puntillo K. What is the current evidence on pain and sedation assessment in nonresponsive patients in the intensive care unit? Crit Care Nurse. 2004 Oct; 24(5):68, 70, 72-3.
Stotts NA, Puntillo K, Bonham Morris A, Stanik-Hutt J, Thompson CL, White C, Reitman Wild L. Wound care pain in hospitalized adult patients. Heart Lung. 2004 Sep-Oct; 33(5):321-32.
Puntillo K, Ley SJ. Appropriately timed analgesics control pain due to chest tube removal. Am J Crit Care. 2004 Jul; 13(4):292-301; discussion 302; quiz 303-4.
Gélinas C, Fortier M, Viens C, Fillion L, Puntillo K. Pain assessment and management in critically ill intubated patients: a retrospective study. Am J Crit Care. 2004 Mar; 13(2):126-35.
Puntillo KA, Morris AB, Thompson CL, Stanik-Hutt J, White CA, Wild LR. Pain behaviors observed during six common procedures: results from Thunder Project II. Crit Care Med. 2004 Feb; 32(2):421-7.
Puntillo K, Neighbor M, O'Neil N, Nixon R. Accuracy of emergency nurses in assessment of patients' pain. Pain Manag Nurs. 2003 Dec; 4(4):171-5.
Graf C, Puntillo K. Pain in the older adult in the intensive care unit. Crit Care Clin. 2003 Oct; 19(4):749-70.
Puntillo K. Pain assessment and management in the critically ill: wizardry or science? Am J Crit Care. 2003 Jul; 12(4):310-6.
Prendergast TJ, Puntillo KA. Withdrawal of life support: intensive caring at the end of life. JAMA. 2002 Dec 4; 288(21):2732-40.
Puntillo KA, Wild LR, Morris AB, Stanik-Hutt J, Thompson CL, White C. Practices and predictors of analgesic interventions for adults undergoing painful procedures. Am J Crit Care. 2002 Sep; 11(5):415-29; quiz 430-1.
Puntillo KA, Stannard D, Miaskowski C, Kehrle K, Gleeson S. Use of a pain assessment and intervention notation (P.A.I.N.) tool in critical care nursing practice: nurses' evaluations. Heart Lung. 2002 Jul-Aug; 31(4):303-14.
Thompson CL, White C, Wild LR, Morris AB, Perdue ST, Stanik-Hutt J, Puntillo KA. Translating research into practice. Implications of the Thunder Project II. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2001 Dec; 13(4):541-6.
Puntillo KA, White C, Morris AB, Perdue ST, Stanik-Hutt J, Thompson CL, Wild LR. Patients' perceptions and responses to procedural pain: results from Thunder Project II. Am J Crit Care. 2001 Jul; 10(4):238-51.
Puntillo KA, Benner P, Drought T, Drew B, Stotts N, Stannard D, Rushton C, Scanlon C, White C. End-of-life issues in intensive care units: a national random survey of nurses' knowledge and beliefs. Am J Crit Care. 2001 Jul; 10(4):216-29.
Weiss SJ, Puntillo K. Predictors of cardiac patients' psychophysiological responses to caregiving. Int J Nurs Pract. 2001 Jun; 7(3):177-87.
Summer GJ, Puntillo KA. Management of surgical and procedural pain in a critical care setting. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2001 Jun; 13(2):233-42.
Dodd M, Janson S, Facione N, Faucett J, Froelicher ES, Humphreys J, Lee K, Miaskowski C, Puntillo K, Rankin S, Taylor D. Advancing the science of symptom management. J Adv Nurs. 2001 Mar; 33(5):668-76.
Jacob E, Puntillo KA. Variability of analgesic practices for hospitalized children on different pediatric specialty units. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2000 Jul; 20(1):59-67.
Jacob E, Puntillo KA. Pain in hospitalized children: pediatric nurses' beliefs and practices. J Pediatr Nurs. 1999 Dec; 14(6):379-91.
Jacob E, Puntillo KA. A survey of nursing practice in the assessment and management of pain in children. Pediatr Nurs. 1999 May-Jun; 25(3):278-86.
Neighbor ML, Puntillo KA. Intramuscular ketorolac vs oral ibuprofen in emergency department patients with acute pain. Acad Emerg Med. 1998 Feb; 5(2):118-22.
Ferguson J, Gilroy D, Puntillo K. Dimensions of pain and analgesic administration associated with coronary artery bypass grafting in an Australian intensive care unit. J Adv Nurs. 1997 Dec; 26(6):1065-72.
Puntillo KA, Neighbor ML. Two methods of assessing pain intensity in English-speaking and Spanish-speaking emergency department patients. J Emerg Nurs. 1997 Dec; 23(6):597-601.
Puntillo K, Casella V, Reid M. Opioid and benzodiazepine tolerance and dependence: application of theory to critical care practice. Heart Lung. 1997 Jul-Aug; 26(4):317-24.
Puntillo KA, Miaskowski C, Kehrle K, Stannard D, Gleeson S, Nye P. Relationship between behavioral and physiological indicators of pain, critical care patients' self-reports of pain, and opioid administration. Crit Care Med. 1997 Jul; 25(7):1159-66.
Puntillo K. Stitch, stitch ... creating an effective pain management program for critically ill patients. Am J Crit Care. 1997 Jul; 6(4):259-60.
Stannard D, Puntillo K, Miaskowski C, Gleeson S, Kehrle K, Nye P. Clinical judgment and management of postoperative pain in critical care patients. Am J Crit Care. 1996 Nov; 5(6):433-41.
Puntillo KA. Effects of interpleural bupivacaine on pleural chest tube removal pain: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Crit Care. 1996 Mar; 5(2):102-8.
Lay TD, Puntillo KA, Miaskowski CA, Wallhagen MI. Analgesics prescribed and administered to intensive care cardiac surgery patients: does patient age make a difference? Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 1996; 11(4):17-24.
Puntillo K. Pain: assessment, treatment, and the coming thunder. Interview by Michael Villaire. Crit Care Nurse. 1995 Dec; 15(6):74-81.
Kinney MR, Kirchhoff KT, Puntillo KA. Chest tube removal practices in critical care units in the United States. Am J Crit Care. 1995 Nov; 4(6):419-24.
Valdix SW, Puntillo KA. Pain, pain relief and accuracy of their recall after cardiac surgery. Prog Cardiovasc Nurs. 1995; 10(3):3-11.
Puntillo KA. Dimensions of procedural pain and its analgesic management in critically ill surgical patients. Am J Crit Care. 1994 Mar; 3(2):116-22.
Puntillo K, Weiss SJ. Pain: its mediators and associated morbidity in critically ill cardiovascular surgical patients. Nurs Res. 1994 Jan-Feb; 43(1):31-6.
Puntillo KA. Acute pain management: operative or medical procedures and trauma. Nurs Dyn. 1993 Dec; 2(3):14.
Wilkie DJ, Vivenzo K, Puntillo K. Point: registered nurses should administer and monitor spinal analgesia within the state-defined scope of practice--the California perspective. Nurse Anesth. 1991 Mar; 2(1):6-9; discussion 10-2.
Puntillo KA. Pain experiences of intensive care unit patients. Heart Lung. 1990 Sep; 19(5 Pt 1):526-33.
Puntillo KA. The phenomenon of pain and critical care nursing. Heart Lung. 1988 May; 17(3):262-73.
Puntillo K. A framework for assessing baccalaureate programs in nursing. Focus Crit Care. 1983 Apr; 10(2):41-4.
Puntillo KA. The second step. Imprint. 1982 Oct-Nov; 29(4):28.
Puntillo K, Duncan J. An alternative learning experience for intensive care unit nurses. J Contin Educ Nurs. 1980 May-Jun; 11(3):44-50.