Allan R. Hunt

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Myth 12. Individual accounts would not affect labor supply and retirement age because they closely link contributions and benefits. There is a close link between contributions and the amount invested in an individual account. Also, individual accounts would not be financed by an explicit tax, which would distort labor supply. However, the volatility in(More)
OBJECTIVES The use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) on closed surgical incisions is an emerging technology that may reduce the incidence of complications such as surgical site infections. One of the mechanisms through which incisional NPWT is thought to operate is the reduction of lateral tension across the wound. METHODS Finite element analysis(More)