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A review of the status of technology training for teachers

Description: This report discusses the important role of the use of computers in American education. It also discusses teachers training and their role in the viability of computers in education.
Date: September 22, 1987
Creator: Glenn, Allen D. & Carrier, Carol A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The clinical economics of nutrition support services and antibiotic medications for the critically and terminally ill elderly

Description: This report reviews the techniques that are available for assessing the economic impact of medical care intervention, provided a critical review of the studies that have examined the financial consequences of the use of nutrition support services and antibiotic medication. It also describes how their economic impact may vary from different points of view, and proposes the need for further studies and suggests policy implementation of the available data.
Date: June 2, 1986
Creator: Kitz, Deborah S.; Glick, Henry & Eisenberg, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life sustaining technologies: elderly in Japan

Description: This report analyzes issues which life sustaining technologies have created with respect to growing number of elderly in Japan. It deals with future trends in the care of the elderly in the Japanese health care system.
Date: 1988
Creator: Kimura, Rihito
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Report on the treatment of elderly patients by dialysis and transplantation in Europe

Description: This report discusses the EDTA Registry which is an organization that collects information on patients receiving treatment for end stage rental failure by dialysis and transplantation in over 30 countries in mainland Europe and on the Mediterranean seaboard.
Date: 1988
Creator: Challah, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life sustaining technologies and the elderly: legal issues: Italy

Description: This report discusses the impact of life-sustaining technologies on the elderly, in Italy. It offers an overview of the current and the projected population of Italy, with emphasis on 60 and over.
Date: 1986
Creator: Moore, Emily C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Renal dialysis decisionmaking

Description: This report summarizes the general policies of acceptance of patients for treatment. Decision to initiate treatment with dialysis are made by review committees in each of six institutions that provide dialysis treatments.
Date: March 1, 1986
Creator: Freeman, Richard B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Release of physician-specific quality of care information: legal issues

Description: This report discusses the physician-specific vs. patient-specific data, the identifiable interests vie for attention in the analysis of physician-identified data collection and disclosure.
Date: January 1988
Creator: Simpson, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Issues in American engineering education: a selective review of the literature: a draft report

Description: First part of this report describes the project, provides a timeline of significant events in engineering education, and summarizes the findings. The second part discusses the objectives of the study which is divided into three parts, and the third part is a bibliography of the materials on which this report is based.
Date: 1987
Creator: Goldman, Steven L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Persistance in higher S/E education: S/E baccalaureate to S/E doctorate productivity of U.S. baccalaureate-granting institutions

Description: This report describes a study which purpose is to further analyze the BA to PhD pipeline data for the 170 institutions that have either been identified as highly productive institutions or institutions of special interest to policymakers and educational planners.
Date: September 1987
Creator: Maxfield, Betty D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Institutional productivity: the undergraduate origins of science and engineering Ph.D.s

Description: This report describes a study which purpose is to address the question of whether certain types of educational institutions are more effective than others in producing baccalaureates who continue on to earn a science/engineering (S/E) Ph.D., and subsequently enter the S/E work force as well as pursue research careers.
Date: July 1987
Creator: Maxfield, Betty D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Japan's science and engineering pipeline: structure, policies, and trends

Description: This report discusses the Japanese higher education graduates in science and engineering. It discusses the work force in these fields and the major structural reforms in the education system.
Date: October 23, 1987
Creator: Cummings, William K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

Description: This report examines several related areas: Were the manpower resources for Apollo available when they were needed? Did Apollo succeed in creating research capabilities that outlasted the program that created them? Finally, can we change Federal research missions better, based on the Apollo experience?
Date: January 1987
Creator: Levine, Arnold S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Psychophysiological monitoring: possibilities and prospects

Description: This report describes the present, near, and long term the evolving capabilities for monitoring and interpreting psychophysiological signals and in particular the Event Related Brain Potential (ERP) with particular emphasis on such ERP components as the P300.
Date: September 1987
Creator: Donchin, Emanuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Images of science: factors affecting the choice of science as a career

Description: This report describes the dimensions of the problem this nation faces in producing enough scientists and engineers, it also attempt to describe how "images" of science may affect whether American students choose careers in science.
Date: September 1987
Creator: Fullilove, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department