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  • In December 2001, a conference held in New York City brought together individuals with firsthand knowledge of emergency responses to terrorist attacks to discuss ways to improve the health and safety of emergency workers who respond to large-scale disasters. The meeting considered the responses to the September 11,

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  • This guide is intended to establish authoritative guidance on the application of GIS in civil protection, to assist users in the specification, acquisition and maintenance of a GIS and to stimulate debate in the user community about the future development and application of GIS and related technologies. The primary audience is anticipated to be staff in Category One responders identified in the Civil Contingencies Act 2004, most notably in Local Authority Emergency Planning Units.

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  • According to Rubinow, the “one receptor-one action” model of hormone action has been overturned by the robust evidence for action of steroid hormones through both nuclear and membrane receptors, and by the mounting evidence for the role of co-regulators in modulation of hormone action. Rubinow argued that the same hormone may simultaneously exert opposite effects on the same system (e.g., cell survival), and these effects can change with time. More research in this area is needed to understand why women respond differently to the same hormonal stimuli.

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  • Having worked in a variety of specialty areas over the years as staff nurses, clinical nurse specialists, educators, therapists, and managers, we realize that nurses aspire to become highly proficient in their area of practice. But psychosocial skills are often more difficult to perfect. Very often nurses feel inadequately prepared to deal with complex behaviors and psychiatric problems on top of the demands of providing physical care for the patient and family.

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  • Wise men study the sciences which deal with the origins and development of animal life, with the structure of the cells, with the effect of various diseases upon the tissues and fluids of the body; they study the causes of the reactions of the body cells to disease germs, and search for the origin and means of extermination of these enemies to health. They study the laws of physical well-being. They seek for the chemical principles governing the reactions of digestive fluids to the foods they must transform into heat and energy.

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  • Firefighters, law enforcement officers, and emergency medical personnel play a critical role in protecting people and property in the event of fires, natural disasters, medical emergencies, and actions by terrorists and other criminals. This report presents an overview of occupational hazards and personal protection needs as viewed by emergency responders in the United States.

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  • The following notes are by no means intended as a rule of thought by which nurses can teach themselves to nurse, still less as a manual to teach nurses to nurse. They are meant simply to give hints for thought to women who have personal charge of the health of others. Every woman, or at least almost every woman, in England has, at one time or another of her life, charge of the personal health of somebody, whether child or invalid,--in other words, every woman is a nurse. Every day sanitary knowledge, or the knowledge of nursing, or in other words, of how to put...

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  • Wireless multihop networks, also known as packet radio networks and ad hoc networks, hold great promise for providing easy to use mobile services for many applications, especially military and disaster relief communications. Such networks can provide robust communication, be rapidly deployed, and respond quickly in dynamic environments. However, effectively deploying and utilizing such networks poses many technical challenges. One such challenge is to make effective use of the limited channel bandwidth....

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  • Another study delivered an onsite intervention to adolescents presenting with alcohol problems and showed a positive effect of a single intervention in this patient group.76 This study has limitations in its design and only applies to a limited subset of A&E attenders. A third study compared standard care, motivational interviewing or motivational interviewing plus a booster session 7-10 days later.59 This study recruited injured patients who screened positive for harmful or hazardous drinking.

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  • We live in an era in which public health is debated all around us, every day. Big questions emerge constantly: What’s the best way to deliver health care or respond to natural disaster? How will climate change affect health? What can we do to ensure clean, safe water for a planet of seven billion? Some of the puzzles that we in public health try to solve are fairly recent, such as the obesity and diabetes epidemics. Other quandaries have been around longer. The HIV/AIDS epidemic is three decades old now. Cigarettes have been identified as killers for more than half a century.

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