S L Mitchell
Affiliation: Harvard University
- The risk factors and impact on survival of feeding tube placement in nursing home residents with severe cognitive impairmentS 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...
- 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...
- Racial and state differences in the designation of advance directives in nursing home residentsD 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...