Elliott Mark Weiss

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Adult-onset primary torsion dystonia (PTD) may spread to multiple body parts, but the relative risk of spread by site of onset of dystonia has not been well characterized. We retrospectively identified 602 patients with PTD out of 1,500 dystonia patients in our electronic database and extracted age at onset, site of onset, family history, and spread.(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Available data on survival rates and outcomes of extremely low gestational age (GA) infants (22-25 weeks' gestation) display wide variation by country. Whether similar variation is found in statements by national professional bodies is unknown. The objectives were to perform a systematic review of management from scientific and(More)
Phototherapy was developed in the late 1950s and is today considered the mainstay of managing neonatal jaundice. Yet prominent academic leaders continued to promote the older approach of exchange transfusion well into the 1970s, despite the considerable risks involved. This article explores why phototherapy took so long to be embraced, and how pediatric(More)
The US Code of Federal Regulations governing humanparticipants researchrequires that investigatorsdisclose reasonably foreseeable risksof a research study to prospective participants during the informed consent process. Although this mandate appears straightforward, controversy surrounds how investigators should define and describe risks of comparative(More)
ISSN: 1526-5161 (Print) 1536-0075 (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/uajb20 Action and Uncertainty in Neonatal Intensive Care Elliott Mark Weiss & David A. Munson To cite this article: Elliott Mark Weiss & David A. Munson (2016) Action and Uncertainty in Neonatal Intensive Care, The American Journal of Bioethics, 16:5, 31-33, DOI:(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore how characteristics of medical decisions influence parents' preferences for control over decisions for their seriously ill infants. STUDY DESIGN In qualitative interviews, parents of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) were asked to consider all medical decisions they could recall, and were prompted with decisions(More)
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