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BACKGROUND A comprehensive, but not systematic, review of the research on complementary and alternative treatments, specifically mind/body techniques, on musculoskeletal disease was conducted at Stanford University. The goals of the review were to establish a comprehensive literature review and provide a rationale for future research carrying the theme of… (More)
PURPOSE To determine the causes of visual impairment and blindness amongst children in schools for the blind in Myanmar; to identify the avoidable causes of visual impairment and blindness; and to provide spectacles, low vision aids, orientation and mobility training and ophthalmic treatment where indicated. METHODS Two hundred and eight children under 16… (More)
BACKGROUND A review of research on complementary and alternative treatments, specifically mind-body techniques, was conducted at Stanford University. The goals of the review were to establish a comprehensive literature review and to provide a rationale for future research concerning successful aging. METHODS Computerized searches were conducted using… (More)
PURPOSE To identify the causes of blindness and severe visual impairment (BL/SVI) in children attending four schools for the blind in Cambodia and to provide spectacles, low vision aids, orientation and mobility training and ophthalmic treatment. METHODS Children < 16 years of age were recruited from all 4 schools for the blind in Cambodia. Causes of… (More)
In this chapter, we examine the issue of digital formats for document encoding, archiving and publishing, through the specific example of "born-digital" scholarly journal articles. This small area of electronic publishing represents a microcosm of the state of the art, and provides a good basis for this discussion. We will begin by looking at the… (More)
The volume contains 13 revised selected presented at DALT 2012.The papers cover the following topics: declarative languages and technologies, computational logics, declarative approaches to engineering agent-based systems, models of business interactions among agents, and models of trust, commitments, and reputation for agents.
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are two of the most prevalent chronic respiratory disorders. Over 800 million people suffer from these diseases and over four million people die annually. Although both asthma and COPD are incurable, symptoms can be effectively controlled through the delivery of medication to the lungs. Inhaler devices… (More)
To evaluate precision we used one sample from a smoker and one sample indicating passiveinhalation. The calculated within-assay and assay standards proved stable over a 3-month period.