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Early Islamic Legal Theory: The Risāla of Muḥammad ibn Idrīs al-Shāfiʾī
[This book offers a comprehensive reinterpretation of Shāfiʿī’s Risāla and shows how Shāfiʿī sought to formulate an all-embracing hermeneutic that portrays the law as a tightly interlocking structureExpand
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Diagnosis Codes and Case Definitions for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
The need for a standardized NAS definition and surveillance methodology is well known; we identify weaknesses in the recently proposed CSTE NAS definition. BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The increase inExpand
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The Prophet as lawgiver and legal authority
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Neural Tube Defects in Pregnancies Among Women With Diagnosed HIV Infection — 15 Jurisdictions, 2013–2017
In May 2018, a study of birth defects in infants born to women with diagnosed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in Botswana reported an eightfold increased risk for neural tube defectsExpand
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Accuracy of body mass index in volunteer firefighters.
BACKGROUND Obesity is prevalent among career firefighters and may contribute to heart attacks, a leading cause of on-duty fatalities. The US National Fire Protection Association estimates that 800Expand
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Suicide History and Mortality: A Follow-Up of a National Cohort in the United States
Little is known about the cause-specific deaths among young suicide attempters from the general population, and the time window for intervention to reduce the elevated rate of death was unclear. WeExpand
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Law and education in medieval Islam : studies in memory of Professor George Makdisi
Preface: The Trail and Scent of Learning (Ed Peters) Colleges of Law and the Institutions of Medieval Sunni Islam (Joseph Lowry, Devin Stewart and Shawkat Toorawa) Nomos kai Paideia: A BibliographyExpand
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Impaired verbal memory is a significant predictor of early cerebral‐cardiovascular death, an 18‐year follow‐up of a national cohort
The mortality pattern of individuals with impaired verbal memory (IVM) has not yet been well described. We sought to describe the risk of all‐causes, as well as specific causes of death associatedExpand
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Port-a-cath embolisation to pulmonary artery
Intravascular embolisation of catheter, a relatively uncommon event associated with the use of totally implanted port devices, can have serious cardiovascular, pulmonary and septic complications withExpand
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The Legal Hermeneutics of Al-shāfi'ī and Ibn Qutayba: A Reconsideration*
In a 1993 monograph Norman Calder argued that Shāfi ī's (d. 204/820) Risāla must be a product of the early fourth/tenth centuries. Calder's argument, which has not been seriously challenged, restedExpand
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