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Technology assessment on future developments in life sustaining technologies for elderly

Description: This report discuses ways to sustain or provide and improved quality of life for the elderly, various types of artificial organ technologies that are available and being successfully applies.
Date: 1989
Creator: Cleveland Clinic Foundation: International Center for Artificial Organs and Transplantation
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The epidemiology of dementing disorders

Description: This report discusses causes of the dementia, precipitating or aggravating factors, present and projected needs for people and programs to provide services to victims and their families, groups at high risk for these disorders, frequency of unrecognized or inadequately treated cases, and the costs of the disorders, public and private, economic and non-economic.
Date: January 1986
Creator: Cross, Peter S. & Gurland, Barry J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The evolution of distance learning: technology-mediated interactive learning: a report for the study, "Technologies for learning at a distance", Science, Education, and Transportation Program

Description: This report has two primary goals. One objective is to provide provocative ideas on how emerging forces external to education may shape the future of distance learning. The second purpose is to depict a potential new field, technology-mediated interactive learning, that may result from synthesis of distance learning, cooperative learning, and computer-supported cooperative work.
Date: July 1989
Creator: Dede, Christopher
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The international context of labor-management relations: implications for workplace monitoring

Description: This report explores some of the international developments and notes contrasts with the United States, and some potential lessons with regard to managing the new technology systems of Labor relations and issues relevant to workplace monitoring.
Date: September 26, 1986
Creator: Deutsch, Steven
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The effectiveness of educational programs to help prevent school-age youth from contracting HIV: a review of relevant research

Description: This report reviews the research on AIDS and sex education programs. It examines the more significant studies that have evaluated the actual impact of those programs upon various outcomes, including knowledge, attitudes, skills and sexual behaviors.
Date: March 1988
Creator: Douglas, Kirby
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Senior Respite Care Program

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."
Date: April 1986
Creator: Dunn, Louise
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Philosophical issues concerning the rights of patients suffering serious permanent dementia

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.
Date: 1986
Creator: Dworkin, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department