Joseph F. Faccenda

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Arterial blood pressure rises at apnea termination, and there is increasing evidence that the sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) is associated with daytime hypertension but no randomized controlled trial evidence of whether SAHS treatment reduces blood pressure exists. We, therefore, conducted a randomized placebo-controlled cross-over study of the(More)
It is now critically important to understand all aspects of process plant design, because of market pressures to deliver high-quality, specialized products at lower cost, and with faster response to customer requests. Key design elements which are often overlooked include the operations and scheduling consequence of the design. In this paper, we present an(More)
Stimulated inflammatory cells release large amounts of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2). Breath condensate H2O2 has been shown to be elevated in stable asthmatic children, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and intubated adult respiratory distress syndrome. In cystic fibrosis airways, where neutrophilic inflammation dominates, it is postulated that H2O2 in(More)
In recent years, a growing number of American industries have faced increased competition from foreign manufacturers. As a result, many corporations are investing more of their resources in productivity and process modernization studies. This paper describes how the Remington Arms Corporation is using a simulation model as part of the productivity(More)
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