Daniel C Simonson

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We present a linguistically-informed schema for annotating modal expressions and describe its application to a subset of the MPQA corpus of English texts (Wiebe et al. 2005). The annotation is fine-grained in two respects: (i) in the range of expressions that are defined as modal targets and (ii) in the amount of information that is annotated for each(More)
BACKGROUND Obstetrical anesthesia services may be provided by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), anesthesiologists, or a combination of the two providers. Research is needed to assist hospitals and anesthesia groups in making cost-effective staffing choices. OBJECTIVES To identify differences in the rates of anesthetic complications in(More)
  • D Simonson
  • CRNA : the clinical forum for nurse anesthetists
  • 1992
In open-eye injuries, which are often emergency procedures where the patient may have a full stomach or be in precarious health, retrobulbar anesthesia offers definite advantages over general anesthesia. A "low-volume" technique is described which gives adequate anesthesia without dangerously increasing intraocular pressure. A table containing the salient(More)