To improve equity in access to medical research, successful strategies are needed to recruit diverse populations. Here, we examine experiences of community health center (CHC) staff who guided an informed consent process to overcome recruitment barriers in a medical record review study. We conducted ten semi-structured interviews with CHC staff members.… (More)
Institution of appropriate, timely nutritional support in the an-orexic or critically ill patient has become accepted medical practice in people and animals. This article focuses on the benefits of appropriate nutrient intake in critically ill animals, recommended nutrient requirements for dogs and cats receiving enteral feeding, and mechanics of food… (More)
The National Marine Fisheries Service's Alaska Fisheries Science Center uses the NOAA Technical Memorandum series to issue informal scientific and technical publications when complete formal review and editorial processing are not appropriate or feasible. Documents within this series reflect sound professional work and may be referenced in the formal… (More)
A distinction is drawn between incomplete grief and grief arising from maturational events such as life-cycle milestones. Treating maturational grief as though it were incomplete grief or using expressions of maturational grief as a sign of important childhood roots for a patient's current problems is likely to be unproductive.