David M. Siegel

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There are major differences between the current knowledge of the treatment of cardiac conditions derived from evidence-based medicine and the widespread application of this knowledge. This is particularly true in the treatment of hypertension. Hypertension is the most common chronic cardiovascular condition, affecting more than 50 million Americans and(More)
The US Supreme Court has set 2 key constitutionally based limits to punishment of juveniles; a bar on the imposition of the death penalty for crimes committed by juveniles and of life imprisonment without possibility of parole for juveniles who commit nonhomicide offenses. Both decisions held that these penalties were disproportionate given juveniles'(More)
We study the planar and scalar reductions of the nonlinear Lindemann mechanism of unimolecular decay. First, we establish that the origin, a degenerate critical point, is globally asymptotically stable. Second, we prove there is a unique scalar solution (the slow manifold) between the horizontal and vertical isoclines. Third, we determine the concavity of(More)
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