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Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly: legal issues: Canada

Life-sustaining technologies and the elderly: legal issues: Canada

Date: 1989
Creator: Dugan, Holly
Description: This report discusses the government financing of health care and life-sustaining technologies in Canada.
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The Senior Respite Care Program

The Senior Respite Care Program

Date: April 1986
Creator: Dunn, Louise
Description: This report discusses a community survey of 112 caregivers, may of them Alzheimer's Disease families, that had indicated that their primary need was the ability to get away from their caregiving responsibilities for "a few hours now and then."
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Philosophical issues concerning the rights of patients suffering serious permanent dementia

Philosophical issues concerning the rights of patients suffering serious permanent dementia

Date: 1986
Creator: Dworkin, Ronald
Description: This report discusses the rights of seriously and permanently demented people. Do they have the same right to autonomy, to the beneficence of their custodians, to dignity, and to a minimum level of resources as sick people of normal mental competence have? The emphasis is on extended analysis of various philosophical issues.
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Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft

Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft

Date: December 16, 1988
Creator: ENVIRON Corporation
Description: This report discusses risk assessment as a analytic process by which the nature and magnitude of risk is identified.
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Employee perceptions and supervisory behaviors in clerical VDT work performed on systems that allow electronic monitoring

Employee perceptions and supervisory behaviors in clerical VDT work performed on systems that allow electronic monitoring

Date: April 1986
Creator: Eisenman, Elaine J.
Description: The purpose of this report is to obtain empirical data about how the potential monitoring capabilities of new office systems technology are, in fact, being taken up by management and reacted to by employees.
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Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part C.

Electric power wheeling and dealing: technological considerations for increasing competition: volume II--contractor documents, part C.

Date: January 1988
Creator: Fenn, Scott
Description: This report is to provide the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) with an overview of some of the investment issues affecting the future of the electric power industry in support of OTA's ongoing study on competition in the industry. The paper is organized in three chapters.
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Transplantation of adrenal tissue into the nervous system

Transplantation of adrenal tissue into the nervous system

Date: 198-07-30
Creator: Fine, Alan
Description: This report the transplantation of adrenal medullary tissue to the nervous system.
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Politics, policy, and China's future course

Politics, policy, and China's future course

Date: May 1986
Creator: Fingar, Thomas
Description: This report starts out with an overview of China's politics, the post-Mao era. The report continues with China's policy evaluation.
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The transfer of western managerial knowledge to China

The transfer of western managerial knowledge to China

Date: May 1986
Creator: Fischer, William A.
Description: This report discusses Chinese management, labor productivity, quality of industrial and consumer products, costumer service level, and worker motivation.
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Dementia among nursing home patients: defining the condition, characteristics of the demented, and dementia on the RUG-II classification system

Dementia among nursing home patients: defining the condition, characteristics of the demented, and dementia on the RUG-II classification system

Date: April 1986
Creator: Foley, William J.
Description: This report discusses how dementia affects the quality of life, the increasing number of demented persons, the onset of dementia conditions.
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