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2014-02-10 11:10:49

A new study published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery finds that diaphragm pacing (DP) stimulation in spinal cord-injured patients is successful not only in weaning patients from mechanical ventilators but also in bridging patients to independent respiration, where they could breathe on their own without the aid of a ventilator or stimulation.

Study Finds 'Bubble CPAP' Increases Neonatal Survival Rates
2014-01-30 11:19:07

The first clinical study of a low-cost neonatal breathing system created by Rice University bioengineering students demonstrated that the device increased the survival rate of newborns with severe respiratory illness from 44 percent to 71 percent.

2014-01-16 12:30:57

LONDON, Jan.

2014-01-13 08:29:48

Study Results Presented at Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress WALTHAM, Mass., Jan.

2014-01-13 08:28:07

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-01-07 00:20:28

Cost Shift and Uncertainty BOSTON, Jan.


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prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.