Lori Katinas

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The palliative medicine literature consistently documents that physicians are poorly prepared to help patients experience a "good death" and are often unaware of their ill patients' preferences for end-of-life care. The present study, enrolling 150 physicians, sought to improve their communication skills for end-of-life care. We found significant(More)
Biogeography (the study of the geographical distribution of organisms) ranges from descriptive to interpretative studies. Interpretative biogeography developed two research traditions named historical and ecological biogeography, respectively. The main difference between these research traditions is the time-scale one. The objective of this paper is to(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aims to determine the impact of the geriatric consultation on the number of medications in hospitalized older adults and the corresponding financial impact. DESIGN Retrospective chart review of patients seen by geriatric consultants. SETTING Tertiary-care teaching hospital. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The number of medications(More)
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