OBJECTIVE To develop a clinical practice guideline for red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical care. DESIGN Meetings, teleconferences and electronic-based communication to achieve grading of the published evidence, discussion and consensus among the entire committee members. METHODS This practice management guideline was developed by a… (More)
It is argued that randomized, controlled trials should fulfil a critical role in the identification of practical approaches to the prevention and control of chronic diseases. Because of the great public health potential of chemopreventive and behavioural approaches to chronic disease prevention there is need for a major interdisciplinary scientific effort… (More)
Diploscapter, a thermotolerant, free-living soil bacterial-feeding nematode commonly found in compost, sewage, and agricultural soil in the United States, was studied to determine its potential role as a vehicle of Salmonella enterica serotype Poona, enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Listeria monocytogenes in contaminating preharvest fruits… (More)
This essay review provides an analysis and critique of Jean Anyon's new book, Radical Possibilities: Public Policy, Urban Education, and a New Social Movement. The analysis summarizes her argument, places her book in the context of her previous work and the current debates about school reform and policy analysis. Anyon attempts to link school reform to… (More)
Notice: This report was prepared under the auspices of the AERA Council, the governing body of the Association, using only funds provided by the Association. Members of the AERA Task Force responsible for preparation of the report were selected for their special competencies and with regard to appropriate balance. All Task Force members are members of AERA,… (More)
(2000). Predoctoral training in collaborative primary care: An exam room built for two. Psychologist distress and impairment: The availability, nature, and use of colleague assistance programs for psychologists. Interventions to improve physicians' well-being and patient care.
New adaptive structural systems comprised of optimal material combinations, innovative sensors and actuators, and control subsystems need to be developed and tailored for damage tolerant applications associated with severe loading conditions and harsh environments. In this position paper, fundamental considerations related to the modeling, design, and… (More)