Jeanne Guillemin

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OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that spiritual distress was a common, unrecognized theme for neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) care providers. STUDY DESIGN An anonymous questionnaire form assigned to a data table in a relational database was designed. RESULTS Surveys were completed by 66% of NICU staff. All respondents viewed a family's spiritual and(More)
OBJECTIVE To replicate the 1987 survey, referring to the original 1977 study, regarding opinions about treatment for critically ill neonates. STUDY DESIGN A long-term follow-up survey of American Academy of Pediatrics Massachusetts membership, maintaining the 1987 instrument, was initiated. RESULTS A notable demographic shift in respondents from a(More)
In this series of essays, MIT 's Center for International Studies tours the horizon of conventional wisdoms that define U.S. foreign policy, and put them to the test of data and history. By subjecting particularly well-accepted ideas to close scrutiny, our aim is to re-engage policy and opinion leaders on topics that are too easily passing such scrutiny. We(More)
The attitudes of Massachusetts pediatricians concerning life-saving therapies for newborns were surveyed. The sample was drawn from the membership list of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Of the sample population of 801 physicians, 449 (56%) responded. Three hypothetical cases were presented with treatment options: (1) An(More)