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Technology and Aging in America

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "discusses five chronic conditions that severely affect older persons-osteoarthritis, dementia, osteoporosis, hearing impairments, and urinary incontinence" (p. iii).
Date: June 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Technology, Public Policy, and the Changing Structure of American Agriculture: A Special Report for the 1985 Farm Bill

Description: Results of a study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes "relationships between emerging agricultural technologies, public policy, and structural change in the farm sector" (p. iii).
Date: March 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

U.S.-Soviet Cooperation in Space

Description: A technical memorandum by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) intended to help broadly implement Public Law 98-562, which support a renewing of cooperation in space with the U.S.S.R.
Date: July 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil and Gas Technologies for the Arctic and Deepwater

Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "explores the range of technologies required for exploration and development of offshore energy resources and assesses associated economic factors and financial risks" (p. iii).
Date: May 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preventing Illness and Injury in the Workplace

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "examines three main topics: identification of occupational hazards, including the available data on injuries and illnesses; development of control technologies for reducing or eliminating workplace hazards; and the incentives and imperatives that influence decisions to control hazards" (p. iii).
Date: April 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Alternative Approaches to Cargo Policy: A Supplement to an Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

Description: Proceedings from a conference that covers the topics "1) the effects of cargo policies now in force; 2) the status of new policies under consideration by the United States and its various trading partners; and 3) costs and benefits of existing, proposed and alternative policies" (p. iii)
Date: August 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures, and Arms Control

Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of the "opportunities and risks involved in an accelerated program of research on new ballistic missile defense technologies, including those that might lead to deployment of weapons in space" (p. iii).
Date: September 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automation of America's Offices, 1985-2000

Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "assesses the consequences of the continuing and rapid introduction of information and telecommunications technologies in offices" (p. iii).
Date: December 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ballistic Missile Defense Technologies

Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of the "opportunities and risks involved in an accelerated program of research on new ballistic missile defense technologies, including those that might lead to deployment of weapons in space" (Foreward).
Date: September 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medicare's Prospective Payment System: Strategies for Evaluating Cost, Quality, and Medical Technology

Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "arrays the possible effects of PPS (prospective payment system) on the health care system and assesses the extent to which these effects can be measured" (p. iii)
Date: October 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Blood Policy and Technology

Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses the bloody policy and technologies, specifically recent developments in the fields.
Date: January 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Health Technology Cast Study 34: The Cost Effectiveness of Digital Subtraction Angiography in the Diagnosis of Cerebrovascular Disease

Description: A case study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that presents "a careful description of the current and potential application of DSA (Digital Subtraction Angiography) within the area of diagnostic radiology concerned with cerebrovascular disease and to suggest the implications of the technology for patterns of clinical practice and patient care costs under different assumptions" (p. 3-4).
Date: May 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department