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This paper is dedicated to the full development of several technological modules mandatory for 3-D multiple die stacking. This includes technologies such as thinning, Through Silicon Vias (TSV) and dies interconnection. A via last approach was chosen to be compatible with die integration coming from various foundries where design, die thickness and contact(More)
OBJECTIVE To obtain social and cultural data about factors affecting the development of Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMS-C) in La Paz, Bolivia. The points-of-view of potential consumers and providers were sought. METHODS A Rapid Assessment Procedure (RAP) was conducted. RAP is a qualitative ethnographic technique that permits delineation of(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the unique health care issues of deaf and hard-of-hearing (D&HH) persons by studying their attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors toward preventive medicine. DESIGN A self-administered, cross-sectional survey, written in a format comprehensible to persons whose primary language is American Sign Language. POPULATION One hundred forty(More)
In the latter 1950's, the SAGE air defense system began operating and thus became the first of the large real-time computing systems. Initially such systems were feasible for only military use or for a few very large commercial applications. Today this is no longer the case. Modern managers need better and more timely information to keep pace with the rate(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe an expedited process for collecting social and cultural data before program planning to develop emergency medical services for children in La Paz, Bolivia. The overall goal was to understand the relevant issues from the point of view of those most affected. METHODS An interdisciplinary collaborative research team used several(More)
OBJECTIVES To understand patterns of decision making among families presenting to a pediatric emergency department (ED) for nonacute care and to understand pediatric ED staff responses. METHODS Cross-sectional qualitative study using in-depth interviews, direct observations, and nonidentifying demographic data. RESULTS Eleven percent of visits made(More)
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