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“Just give me a number!” Practical values for the social discount rate
A major reason the quality of cost-benefit analysis (CBA) varies widely is inconsistent use of the social discount rate (SDR). This article offers guidance about the choice of the SDR. Namely, weExpand
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Update to ASCE/SEI 41 Concrete Provisions
A proposed supplement to ASCE/SEI 41 Seismic Rehabilitation of Existing Buildings has been developed for the purpose of updating provisions related to existing reinforced concrete buildings. Based onExpand
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Effect of low dose and moderate dose gamma irradiation on the mechanical properties of bone and soft tissue allografts
The increased use of allograft tissue for musculoskeletal repair has brought more focus to the safety of allogenic tissue and the efficacy of various sterilization techniques. Gamma irradiation is anExpand
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More appropriate discounting: the rate of social time preference and the value of the social discount rate
Abstract Recently, a number of authors, including Burgess and Zerbe, have recommended the use of a real social discount rate (SDR) in the range of 6–8% in benefit-cost analysis (BCA) of publicExpand
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A randomized clinical trial of a human acellular dermal matrix demonstrated superior healing rates for chronic diabetic foot ulcers over conventional care and an active acellular dermal matrix
This study compared the efficacy and safety of a human acellular dermal matrix (ADM), D‐ADM, with a conventional care arm and an active comparator human ADM arm, GJ‐ADM, for the treatment of chronicExpand
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type="main" xml:lang="de"> Cet article traite de certaines lacunes a la fois dans la classification et la theorie des entreprises publiques locales mixtes et propose des predictions concernant leurExpand
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Decellularization of human dermis using non-denaturing anionic detergent and endonuclease: a review
Decellularized human dermis has been used for a number of clinical applications including wound healing, soft tissue reconstruction, and sports medicine procedures. A variety of methods exist toExpand
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Inactivation of enveloped and non-enveloped viruses on seeded human tissues by gamma irradiation
  • M. Moore
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Cell and Tissue Banking
  • 3 August 2011
Human tissue allografts are widely used in a variety of clinical applications with over 1.5 million implants annually in the US alone. Since the 1990s, most clinically available allografts have beenExpand
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Use of controlled low dose gamma irradiation to sterilize allograft tendons for ACL reconstruction: biomechanical and clinical perspective
As reviewed here, numerous biomechanical and clinical studies support the use of controlled, low temperature irradiation of allograft tendons, to provide both excellent clinical results andExpand
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Social Discount Rates for Canada
This paper proposes an appropriate real social discount rate (SDR) for the evaluation of projects by all levels of government in Canada. Since 1976, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat requiredExpand
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