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Test-retest reliability of the Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.) was investigated in two studies using two different time intervals: 90 min and 1 week (2 days). To investigate the 90-min reliability, 31 school-age children (M = 10 years, SD = 2.66) were administered the T.O.V.A. then read ministered the test 90 min afterward. Significant reliability(More)
The dictionary defines a consultant as " one who gives professional advice or services; expert. " 1 More than most medical specialists, the role of a clinical pathologist can be heterogeneous: overseeing laboratory testing processes; hands-on patient care, especially in transfusion medicine and hemostasis; performing traditional microscopic pathology;(More)
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data related to education in the United States and other nations. It fulfills a congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report full and complete statistics on the condition of education in the United States; conduct and(More)
A number of recent research efforts have been based on the hypothesis that encapsulation techniques, formal specification, and verification lead to significant improvements in program quality. As we gain experience with the language facilities produced by this research, we should attempt to validate that hypothesis. This paper poses this validation as the(More)
BACKGROUND Severity of illness is an important consideration in making the decision to transfuse as it is the sicker patient that often needs a red cell transfusion. Red blood cell (RBC) transfusions could potentially have direct effects and interact with presenting illness by contributing to pathologies such as multi-organ dysfunction and acute lung injury(More)