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Nina Ross O'Connor, MD

Nina Ross O'Connor, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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3400 Spruce Street
White Building, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 478-2250
BA (Biology)
Yale University, 1999.
University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Palliative care consultation, ICU palliative care, end-of-life discussions, inpatient hospice

Description of Other Expertise

End-of-life education, communication

Description of Research Expertise

Renal palliative care, hospice, end-of-life care

Selected Publications

O'Connor NR, Moyer ME, Behta M, Casarett DJ. : The impact of inpatient palliative care consultations on 30-day hospital readmissions. Journal of Palliative Medicine 18(11): 956-61, November 2015.

Sagin A, O'Connor NR: Palliative care in liver transplantation, When to consult a specialist. Contemporary Liver Transplantation. Cataldo Doria (eds.). Springer International Publisher, 2015.

Corcoran A, Darrah N, O'Connor N: Palliative care after discharge: Services for the seriously ill in the home and community. Pantilat S, Anderson W, Gonzales M, Widener E, eds. Hospital-Based Palliative Medicine. John Wiley and Sons, Inc, 2015.

O’Connor Nina R,Hu Rong, Harris Pamela S,Ache Kevin, Casarett David J: Hospice admissions for cancer in the final days of life: independent predictors and implications for quality measures. Journal of Clinical Oncology 32(28): 3184-9, October 1 2014.

O’Connor Nina R, Dougherty Meredith, Harris Pamela S, Casarett David J: Survival after dialysis discontinuation and hospice enrollment for end stage renal disease. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 8(12): 2117-22, Dec 2013.

O'Connor Nina R, Corcoran Amy M: End-stage renal disease: symptom management and advance care planning. American Family Physician 85(7): 705-10, Apr 1 2012.

O'Connor Nina R, Kumar Pallavi: Conservative management of end-stage renal disease without dialysis: a systematic review. Journal of Palliative Medicine 15(2): 228-35, Feb 2012.

O'Connor Nina R: FDA boxed warnings: how to prescribe drugs safely. American Family Physician 81(3): 298-303, Feb 2010.

O'Connor Nina R: Infant formula. American Family Physician 79(7): 565-70, Apr 2009.

O'Connor Nina R, Tanabe Kawai O, Siadaty Mir S, Hauck Fern R: Pacifiers and breastfeeding: a systematic review. Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine 163(4): 378-82, Apr 2009.

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Last updated: 03/25/2016
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