David W Britt
Affiliation: New York University
- Framing the decision: determinants of how women considering multifetal pregnancy reduction as a pregnancy-management strategy frame their moral dilemmaDavid W Britt
Institute for Genetics and Fetal Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY 10019, USA
Fetal Diagn Ther 19:232-40. 2004..Our objective is to examine the biographical determinants of frame dominance in this contest as it applies to multigestation pregnancies where selective reduction is being considered as a pregnancy-management strategy...
- A qualitative comparative analysis of the conditions affecting early maternal transfer patternsDavid W Britt
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York 10021, USA
J Telemed Telecare 12:392-5. 2006..We conclude that combinations of resources affect physician decisions regarding transfer and that QCA is a useful tool for examining the growth and development of telemedicine systems...
- Factors affecting the introduction of new vaccines to poor nations: a comparative study of the Haemophilus influenzae type B and hepatitis B vaccinesAharona Glatman-Freedman
Global Public Health Master s Program, New York University, New York, New York, United States of America
PLoS ONE 5:e13802. 2010..The African Region (AFRO), where new vaccines were introduced to a substantial number of countries during the first phase of GAVI's funding, was selected for this study...
- Sometimes doing the right thing sucks: frame combinations and multi-fetal pregnancy reduction decision difficultyDavid W Britt
Department of Health and Sports Sciences, College of Education and Human Development, University of Louisville, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:2342-56. 2007....
- Multifetal pregnancy reduction: evolution of the ethical argumentsMark I Evans
Comprehensive Genetics, Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, New York 10065, USA
Semin Reprod Med 28:295-302. 2010..The ethical principle of proportionality takes precedence (i.e., trying to obtain the most good for the least harm while looking for areas of moral compromise to achieve the best outcomes)...
- Fetal reduction 2008Mark I Evans
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, New York, USA
Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:386-93. 2008..Multifetal pregnancy reduction has lowered the complications considerably. Here, we review the historical and current literature to determine reasonable statistics upon which to counsel patients..
- Absorbing and transferring risk: assessing the impact of a statewide high-risk-pregnancy telemedical program on VLBW maternal transportsDavid W Britt
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, 131 East 65th Street, New York, USA
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 6:11. 2006..In this paper we ask how combinations of telemedical and hospital-level resources impact transports of mothers expecting very low birth weight (VLBW) babies in Arkansas...
- Fetal reduction: 25 years' experienceMark I Evans
Comprehensive Genetics, Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, N Y, USA
Fetal Diagn Ther 35:69-82. 2014..Ethical arguments have also evolved; as with many technologies in which the start was for only 'life or death cases', FR has also moved into 'quality of life' issues. FR of twins to a singleton now compromise about 30% of our cases...
- Information-sharing among couples considering multifetal pregnancy reductionDavid W Britt
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, USA
Fertil Steril 87:490-5. 2007..To determine the information-sharing strategies of couples considering fetal reduction, and the impact of these strategies on the chances of encountering hostility in their social networks...
- Matching risk and resources in high-risk pregnanciesDavid W Britt
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:645-50. 2006..To evaluate the joint impact of pregnancy risk and the timing of referral of high-risk pregnancies from obstetricians to maternal fetal medicine (MFM) sub-specialists on gestational age (GA) at delivery...
- Equity in the development of telemedicine sites in an Arkansas high-risk pregnancy programmeDavid W Britt
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, NY 10021, USA
J Telemed Telecare 12:242-5. 2006..This is significant in view of the concentration of poor minorities in certain areas, which historically have not been matched by past distribution of resources...
- A two-period assessment of changes in specialist contact in a high-risk pregnancy telemedical programDavid W Britt
Social and Behavioral Research, Fetal Medicine Foundation of America, New York, New York 10021, USA
Telemed J E Health 12:35-41. 2006..We conclude that the rollout of the ANGELS program is changing the shape of high-risk patient care in Arkansas, and we attribute that to an evolving collegial network between specialists and generalists...
- Do reduced multiples do better?Mark I Evans
Columbia University, Institute for Genetics and Fetal Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 18:601-12. 2004..Reduction to a singleton is becoming more common, particularly for women over 40. Combining MFPR with chorionic villus sampling in patients over 30 years of age has enabled couples to maximize the health of the resultant children...
- Fetal reductionMark I Evans
Fetal Medicine Foundation of America
Semin Perinatol 29:321-9. 2005..Genetic diagnosis prior to reduction can improve the overall outcomes. Reduction of triplets or more clearly improves outcomes, and reduction of twins to a singleton is now a reasonable consideration...
- Re-evaluating the role of the MFM specialist: lead, follow, or get out of the wayRobert D Eden
The Desert Perinatal Center, Palm Springs, CA 19475, USA
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 18:253-8. 2005....
- Update on selective reductionMark I Evans
Comprehensive Genetics, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10021, USA
Prenat Diagn 25:807-13. 2005..For all starting numbers, including twins, reduction to a lower number of fetuses reduces fetal losses, prematurity, and infant mortality and morbidity...
- Fetal reduction from twins to a singleton: a reasonable consideration?Mark I Evans
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Obstet Gynecol 104:102-9. 2004..With evidence of increased safety and more women (many aged 40 years or more) asking for counseling about reduction to a singleton, we reviewed our prior reasoning...