Factors such as the rising numbers of immigrants, mergers or joint ventures with companies in other countries, the rising use of temps and contract workers, and the increasing globalization of business are a few of the forces making our workforce more diverse daily. With this growing diversity, companies must be constantly adjusting their cafeteria-style… (More)
1 W hen we embarked on the planning process two years ago, we took as our charge to reimagine a liberal arts education, linking Smith's past to its future in bold new ways. Fundamental to our endeavor was a commitment to learning, to the shared set of experiences that develop students' capacities and manifest the distinctive character of Smith as the… (More)
Introduction: Platelet activation has a role in the pathogenesis of acute lung injury (ALI). Observational data suggests aspirin treatment may prevent the development of ALI in critically ill patients. However, it is unknown if aspirin usage alters outcomes in patients with established ALI.
Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are considered a safe method to provide long-term antibiotic therapy, chemotherapy and nutrition support. Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a complication that requires early PICC removal, may extend hospitalization and can result in pulmonary embolism. PICC insertion teams strive to understand risk factors and… (More)