Jeffrey A. Lasky

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Rhodococcus equi is a gram-positive pleomorphic bacillus that has been identified as a life-threatening pulmonary pathogen in the immunocompromised host. Infection with R equi may go unrecognized by physicians unacquainted with its presentation and unaware of the organism's ability to mimic diphtheroids and to stain weakly positive with an acid-fast stain.
This paper is a qualitative field report describing how undergraduate computing majors in a cooperative education (co-op) program are supporting a large company's efforts to acquire Java application development expertise and experience. The program has been in place for two years. The major finding to date is that talented undergraduate computing majors can(More)
Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a malady usually identified during childhood. Prompt surgical correction provides definitive therapy with long-term survival. When not corrected, PDA leads to significant morbidity and mortality, making it a rare condition in the adult population. We report the case of a 44-year-old man with a history of persistent PDA(More)
Regulatory text is a complex network of information distinguished by technical language, large volume, and tangled concepts formed by embedded cross-references. Scattering and tangling add to the cognitive pressures on users of regulatory text. Multidimensional Separation of Concerns (MDSOC) is a software engineering method aimed at untangling source code(More)
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