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The first atmospheric Cherenkov telescope of VERITAS (the Very Energetic Radiation Imaging Telescope Array System) has been in operation since February 2005. We present here a technical description of the instrument and a summary of its performance. The calibration methods are described, along with the results of Monte Carlo simulations of the telescope and(More)
Social scientists use two different methods for collecting information on the people with whom individuals discuss politics. Some surveys ask respondents to provide information about the people with whom they discuss “important matters,” while other studies ask for information specifically on the individual’s political discussants. Drawing on three of the(More)
Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH) is a life-threatening condition that complicates various clinical entities. While mitral stenosis is a well-known cardiovascular cause, acute mitral regurgitation (MR) related DAH is rarely reported. We report a patient with a stormy course of acute MR induced DAH with concomitant Coomb’s negative intravascular hemolysis,(More)
Objective: The aim of the present study was to investigate both the outcomes and prognostic factors of ARF patients requiring RRT in our Intensive Care Unit. Design: It was a retrospective observational study. Setting: Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, a 20-bed medico-surgical ICU. Patients and participants: ARF patients who had received RRT from(More)
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