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A total of 100 men with organic impotence underwent a trial of intracavernous drug-induced erections with a mixture of papaverine (25 mg./ml.) and phentolamine (0.8 mg./ml.). The response rates, that is functional erections, were 100 per cent in patients with neurogenic impotence, 65.7 per cent in those with vasculogenic impotence, 90 per cent in the(More)
OBJECTIVES To compare the safety and cost of clean versus sterile intermittent bladder catheterization in male nursing home residents. To provide evidence to support the hypothesis that intermittent catheterization is a valid, alternative method of bladder management in male residents of long-term care in whom urinary retention is a documented problem. (More)
Military personnel need better ways to communicate in hostile, noisy, silence-mandated, and/or extreme environments. Typing on a keyboard is difficult and impractical while wearing comprehensive protective clothing. Wireless data gloves were researched and developed to transmit and receive ASCII code and other signals as hand gestures. Two categories of(More)
This paper presents concepts, content, status, applications and challenges of chat as used in the military context of secure net-centric command and control. It describes the importance of chat as it contributes to situation assessment and the common operating picture, which presents current collective knowledge of the battle space. The paper discusses(More)
A wireless data glove was developed to control a Talon robot. Sensors mounted on the glove send signals to a processing unit, worn on the user's forearm that translates hand postures into data. An RF transceiver, also mounted on the user, transmits the encoded signals representing the hand postures and dynamic gestures to the robot via RF link. Commands to(More)
The Department of Defense (DoD) has committed to global distributed operations as the primary method to engage in assigned missions worldwide, including crisis management, humanitarian assistance, and stability operations. In order to "command and control" (C2), this large body of dispersed personnel, DoD uses a variety of electronic methods for managing(More)
In distributed command and control (C<sub>2</sub>), the primary tool for consistency in operational situational assessment (SA) is the common operational picture(COP) and continuous text updates that define relevant objects, their relationships, and their intent. Context often resides in the warfighterpsilas "conversation," or in manual hand gestures in the(More)
Joint Battle Rhythm: The timing and scheduled presentation of situation reports, briefings, formal collaborative sessions, and other required actions during planning and execution. Tactical Battle Rhythm: " The U.S. Marine Corps MAGTF Staff Planning Program (MSTP) defines battle rhythm as the 'process where the commander and his staff synchronize the daily(More)
The focus of this poster is on an analysis of the relationships between U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) networks and policy, including policy about technology acquisition and usage. Policy affects technology research, development, test, evaluation, transition and refresh. Specific network-related technology areas support military command, control, and(More)