S L Mitchell

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dying with advanced dementia in the nursing home
    Susan L Mitchell
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:321-6. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A national study of the location of death for older persons with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:299-305. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimating prognosis for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, The Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02131, USA
    JAMA 291:2734-40. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:S22-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and organizational factors associated with feeding tube use among nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    JAMA 290:73-80. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, the Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:27-33. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Nursing home characteristics associated with tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:75-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Survival after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement in older persons
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Loeb Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M735-9. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The association between antiulcer medication and initiation of cobalamin replacement in older persons
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Loeb Health Research Institute, the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:531-4. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The risk factors and impact on survival of feeding tube placement in nursing home residents with severe cognitive impairment
    S L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:327-32. 1997

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Dying with advanced dementia in the nursing home
    Susan L Mitchell
    Research and Training Institute, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:321-6. 2004
    ..Nursing homes are important providers of end-of-life care to persons with advanced dementia...
  2. ncbi request reprint A national study of the location of death for older persons with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:299-305. 2005
    ..To describe where older Americans with dementia die and to compare the state health system factors related to the location of dementia-related deaths with those of cancer and all other conditions in this population...
  3. ncbi request reprint Estimating prognosis for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, The Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02131, USA
    JAMA 291:2734-40. 2004
    ..Survival varies for patients with advanced dementia, and accurate prognostic tools have not been developed. A small proportion of patients admitted to hospice have dementia, in part because of the difficulty in predicting survival...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 5:S22-9. 2004
    ..To compare the costs associated with caring for severely demented residents nursing homes with and without feeding tubes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical and organizational factors associated with feeding tube use among nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    JAMA 290:73-80. 2003
    ..Empiric data and expert opinion suggest that use of feeding tubes is not beneficial for older persons with advanced dementia. Previous research has shown a 10-fold variation in this practice across the United States...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tube-feeding versus hand-feeding nursing home residents with advanced dementia: a cost comparison
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, the Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and the Division on Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 4:27-33. 2003
    ..To compare the costs associated with caring for severely demented residents nursing homes with and without feeding tubes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nursing home characteristics associated with tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:75-9. 2003
    ..To identify nursing homes factors associated with the use of tube feeding in advanced cognitive impairment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Survival after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement in older persons
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Loeb Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:M735-9. 2000
    ..This report critically synthesizes the evidence regarding the impact of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement on survival in older persons...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association between antiulcer medication and initiation of cobalamin replacement in older persons
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Loeb Health Research Institute, the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:531-4. 2001
    ..While the relationship is not unambiguously causal, this finding underscores the need for judicious prescribing of antiulcer medications for older persons...
  10. ncbi request reprint The risk factors and impact on survival of feeding tube placement in nursing home residents with severe cognitive impairment
    S L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass USA
    Arch Intern Med 157:327-32. 1997
    ..The provision of artificial enteral nutrition to an aged person with severe cognitive impairment is a complex dilemma in the long-term care setting...
  11. pmc Satisfaction with end-of-life care for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Sharon E Engel
    School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1567-72. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with satisfaction with care for healthcare proxies (HCPs) of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia...
  12. ncbi request reprint The hierarchy of functional loss associated with cognitive decline in older persons
    V Njegovan
    Geriatric Assessment Unit, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 56:M638-43. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Does artificial enteral nutrition prolong the survival of institutionalized elders with chewing and swallowing problems?
    S L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 53:M207-13. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of feeding tubes on the survival of nursing home residents with chewing and swallowing problems, and to follow the course of the tube-fed residents over one year...
  14. pmc Associations between end-of-life discussions, patient mental health, medical care near death, and caregiver bereavement adjustment
    Alexi A Wright
    Department of Medical Oncology and Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 550 Shields Warren, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 300:1665-73. 2008
    ..Talking about death can be difficult. Without evidence that end-of-life discussions improve patient outcomes, physicians must balance their desire to honor patient autonomy against a concern of inflicting psychological harm...
  15. ncbi request reprint Decisions to hospitalize nursing home residents dying with advanced dementia
    Jennifer L Lamberg
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1396-401. 2005
    ..To describe the prevalence of, timing of, and factors associated with decisions not to hospitalize nursing home residents with advanced dementia who were dying...
  16. pmc Do financial incentives of introducing case mix reimbursement increase feeding tube use in nursing home residents?
    Joan M Teno
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:887-90. 2008
    ..To determine whether adoption of Medicaid case mix reimbursement is associated with greater prevalence of feeding tube use in nursing home (NH) residents...
  17. ncbi request reprint A decision aid for long-term tube feeding in cognitively impaired older persons
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatrics, The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:313-6. 2001
    ..There are particular challenges for developing and evaluating these tools in the context of end-of-life decisions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Defining parkinsonism in the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    S L Mitchell
    Division of Geriatric Medicine Loeb Health Research Institute, the Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int Psychogeriatr 13:107-13. 2001
    ..Despite limitations, the approach presented in this article is a valid method to operationalize parkinsonism from the dataset...
  19. doi request reprint Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in a long-term care facility: prevalence and risk factors
    Aurora Pop-Vicas
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts02215, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1276-80. 2008
    ..To quantify the prevalence, risk factors, and mode of transmission associated with colonization by multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria (MDRGN) in the long-term care (LTC) setting...
  20. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and treatment of suspected pneumonia in long-term care residents dying with advanced dementia
    Jen Hau Chen
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Research and Training Institute and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:290-5. 2006
    ..To describe the occurrence and management of suspected pneumonia in end-stage dementia and to identify factors associated with aggressiveness of antibiotic treatment...
  21. pmc Family oversight and the quality of nursing home care for residents with advanced dementia
    David C Grabowski
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, 180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 47:568-74. 2009
    ..One relatively understudied factor in the provision of NH care is the role of private oversight and monitoring by family members and friends...
  22. pmc Concerns about end-of-life care and support for euthanasia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 38:167-73. 2009
    ..Future work can evaluate whether alleviating these concerns may reduce the perceived desire for euthanasia by patients near the end of life...
  23. pmc Health care proxy grief symptoms before the death of nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Center for Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:664-73. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc Healthcare proxies of nursing home residents with advanced dementia: decisions they confront and their satisfaction with decision-making
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1149-55. 2009
    ..To describe the medical decisions confronting healthcare proxies (HCPs) of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia and to identify factors associated with greater decision-making satisfaction...
  25. pmc The clinical course of advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:1529-38. 2009
    ..Dementia is a leading cause of death in the United States but is underrecognized as a terminal illness. The clinical course of nursing home residents with advanced dementia has not been well described...
  26. pmc Use of video to facilitate end-of-life discussions with patients with cancer: a randomized controlled trial
    Areej El-Jawahri
    Departments of Medicine, Neurology and Cancer Center, and Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford St, 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Clin Oncol 28:305-10. 2010
    ..To determine whether the use of a goals-of-care video to supplement a verbal description can improve end-of-life decision making for patients with cancer...
  27. pmc The influence of nursing home culture on the use of feeding tubes
    Ruth Palan Lopez
    MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing, Boston, MA 02129 4557, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:83-8. 2010
    ..Studies suggest that organizational features of NHs are associated with this practice, but underlying reasons for these associations are poorly understood...
  28. pmc Daily medication use in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Jennifer Tjia
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:880-8. 2010
    ..To describe the pattern and factors associated with daily medication use in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia...
  29. pmc The advanced dementia prognostic tool: a risk score to estimate survival in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 40:639-51. 2010
    ..Estimating life expectancy is challenging in advanced dementia...
  30. pmc Survival and comfort after treatment of pneumonia in advanced dementia
    Jane L Givens
    Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1102-7. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effect of antimicrobial treatment for suspected pneumonia on survival and comfort in patients with advanced dementia...
  31. pmc Antipsychotic and benzodiazepine use among nursing home residents: findings from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:1078-92. 2010
    ..To document the extent and appropriateness of use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines among nursing home residents using a nationally representative survey...
  32. pmc Prediction of 6-month survival of nursing home residents with advanced dementia using ADEPT vs hospice eligibility guidelines
    Susan L Mitchell
    The Hebrew Senior Life, Institute for Aging Research, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 304:1929-35. 2010
    ..Estimating life expectancy is challenging in advanced dementia, potentially limiting the use of hospice care in these patients...
  33. pmc Patterns of antimicrobial use among nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Erika D'Agata
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:357-62. 2008
    ..Nursing home residents with advanced dementia are at high risk of infections and antimicrobial exposure near the end of life. Detailed studies quantifying antimicrobial prescribing practices among these residents have not been performed...
  34. doi request reprint Depressive symptom trajectories and associated risks among bereaved Alzheimer disease caregivers
    Baohui Zhang
    Center for Psycho Oncology and Palliative Care Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 16:145-55. 2008
    ..The present study sought to determine if subgroups of bereaved AD caregivers follow distinctive depressive symptom trajectories and the characteristics associated with membership in depressive symptom subgroups...
  35. pmc Advanced dementia research in the nursing home: the CASCADE study
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Senior Life Institute for Aging Research, Department of Medicine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:166-75. 2006
    ..The CASCADE experience establishes the feasibility of conducting rigorous, multisite dementia NH research, and the described methodology serves as a detailed reference for subsequent CASCADE publications as results from the study emerge...
  36. ncbi request reprint The influence of outpatient comprehensive geriatric assessment on survival: a meta-analysis
    Hsu Ko Kuo
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged, Research and Training Institute, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, USA
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 39:245-54. 2004
    ..Future researches of outpatient CGA should focus on coordinated and standardized measurement of outcomes related to functional status, institutionalization rate, and quality of life...
  37. ncbi request reprint A 93-year-old man with advanced dementia and eating problems
    Susan L Mitchell
    Harvard Medical School and Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAMA 298:2527-36. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Terminal care for persons with advanced dementia in the nursing home and home care settings
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:808-16. 2004
    ..Many older persons with advanced dementia receive terminal care in nursing homes, others remain in the community with home care services...
  39. pmc The validity and reliability of scales for the evaluation of end-of-life care in advanced dementia
    Dan K Kiely
    Hebrew SeniorLife Institute for Aging Research, Boston, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:176-81. 2006
    ..81). The results of this study demonstrate that the 3 EOLD scales demonstrate "internal consistency" reliability and demonstrate convergent validity, and further establish their utility in palliative care dementia research...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 34:7-16. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the evaluation of hospice care for older patients is generally high, and does not vary with respect to terminal diagnoses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Decisions to forgo hospitalization in advanced dementia: a nationwide study
    Susan L Mitchell
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:432-8. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence and factors associated with decisions to forgo hospitalization in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia...
  42. doi request reprint Hospice care for patients with dementia: does volume make a difference?
    Susan C Miller
    Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Department of Community Health, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:283-91. 2008
    ..Further study is needed to understand the nonintuitive negative association between higher volume and lower satisfaction. This study emphasizes the need for examination of quality outcomes by profit status...
  43. ncbi request reprint Financial incentives for placing feeding tubes in nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Susan L Mitchell
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:129-31. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Prediction of 6-month mortality in nursing home residents with advanced dementia: validity of a risk score
    Jenny T van der Steen
    Department of Nursing Home Medicine, EMGO Institute of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 8:464-8. 2007
    ..We aim to validate a risk score that uses Minimum Data Set (MDS) to estimate 6-month mortality for nursing home residents with advanced dementia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Racial and state differences in the designation of advance directives in nursing home residents
    D K Kiely
    Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for Aged Research and Training Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:1346-52. 2001
    ..The distinctly higher rates of LWs among all racial groups in Ohio than in other states suggest that states can potentially increase the use of advance directives through intervention...
  46. ncbi request reprint Terminal trajectories of functional decline in the long-term care setting
    Jen Hau Chen
    Hebrew SeniorLife, Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:531-6. 2007
    ..Little is known about the terminal trajectories of functional decline among long-term care (LTC) residents dying with different diseases...
  47. pmc Using video images to improve the accuracy of surrogate decision-making: a randomized controlled trial
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 10:575-80. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, multiple studies have shown that surrogates' knowledge of patient preferences is poor. We hypothesized that a video decision tool would improve concordance between patients and their surrogates for end-of-life preferences...
  48. pmc Video decision support tool for advance care planning in dementia: randomised controlled trial
    Angelo E Volandes
    General Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 338:b2159. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of a video decision support tool on the preferences for future medical care in older people if they develop advanced dementia, and the stability of those preferences after six weeks...
  49. doi request reprint Bereaved family members' evaluation of hospice care: what factors influence overall satisfaction with services?
    Ramona L Rhodes
    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:365-71. 2008
    ..02, CI=1.92-2.13). These four key processes of care appear to significantly influence an "excellent" rating of overall satisfaction with hospice care...
  50. pmc Nurses' perspectives on feeding decisions for nursing home residents with advanced dementia
    Ruth Palan Lopez
    MGH Institute of Health Professions School of Nursing, Boston, MA 02129 4557, USA
    J Clin Nurs 19:632-8. 2010
    ..To develop a broad understanding of nursing beliefs, knowledge and roles in feeding decisions for nursing home residents with advanced dementia...
  51. pmc Physicians' intentions and use of three patient decision aids
    Ian D Graham
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe physicians' perceptions of three decision aids, their expressed intent to use them, and their subsequent use of them...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cholecystoenterostomy for treatment of extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction in cats: 22 cases (1994-2003)
    Nicole J Buote
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:1376-82. 2006
    ..To identify factors associated with outcome in cats with extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction (EHBTO) that undergo biliary diversion surgery...
  53. ncbi request reprint Liver lobe torsion in dogs: 13 cases (1995-2004)
    Susanna G Hinkle Schwartz
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:242-7. 2006
    ..To determine history, results of diagnostic testing, surgical findings, complications, and outcome for dogs with liver lobe torsion (LLT)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Oral cobalamin remains medicine's best kept secret
    Ian D Graham
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Room 2 008, Administrative Services Building, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ont, Canada K1Y 4E9
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 44:49-59. 2007
    ..Strategies to promote the use of oral cobalamin should be directed at educating physicians of its efficacy and providing them with prescribing information on where it can be purchased...
  55. ncbi request reprint Extensive small bowel resection in dogs and cats: 20 cases (1998-2004)
    Stephanie C Gorman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 228:403-7. 2006
    ..To determine outcome in dogs and cats that underwent extensive (ie, > 50%) resection of the small intestine and identify factors associated with outcome...

Research Grants12

  1. The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important clinical, research and policy-relevant contributions to the care of older persons with dementia at the end-of-life. ..
  2. Tube-feeding in Elderly: Decision-making and Outcomes
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By the end of the award period the applicant will have the skills, experience and research track record necessary to become an independent investigator and leader in academic geriatrics. ..
  3. The ADEPT Study: Estimating Prognosis in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Thus, the information derived from this study has the potential to make important clinical, research and policy-relevant contributions to the care of older persons with dementia at the end-of-life. ..
  4. The CASCADE Study: End-of-Life in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Determinants, Decision-Making and Outcomes of Antibiotic Use in Advanced Dementia
    Susan Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....