R. C. Shaw

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RATIONALE Most trainees in combined pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship programs complete in-service training examinations (ITEs) that test knowledge in both disciplines. Whether ITE scores predict performance on the American Board of Internal Medicine Pulmonary Disease Certification Examination and Critical Care Medicine Certification(More)
Expanding allied health preprofessional enrollment encouraged analyzing graduation outcomes to identify criteria that would help control future enrollment. High School Class PERCENTILE Rank, First year Students' predicted QUARTILE ranks and ACT scores were independent variables in the study. QUARTILE reflected predicted First year Students' GPA.(More)
A survey of 1692 dairy farmers in England and Wales in 1979 revealed that 14.2 per cent had veterinary pregnancy diagnoses carried out on more than half their cows, 43.8 per cent on less than half and 42.0 per cent had none. The results showed a considerable increase in the use of pregnancy diagnosis since a survey in 1969. Farmers with larger herds tended(More)
This paper describes the evaluation and introduction of the Vienna Development Method (VDM) into an IDEC development project. We firstly describe why VDM was chosen and follow this with a simple VDM specification based on an Electronic Mail System. The evaluation exercise is briefly described together with the training program which was subsequently set up.(More)