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2012-01-11 11:58:02

Expert guidance covers areas where evidence is controversial or incomplete All patients with hip fractures should be fast-tracked through hospital emergency departments and operated on within 48 hours of admission, according to new consensus guidelines developed by UK experts in anesthesia, orthopedics, geriatrics and emergency medicine and published in the January issue of Anaesthesia. However, patients in one in five hospitals in England and Wales currently wait longer than two days,...

2010-12-28 13:02:00

CNN features Latin American Political Strategist JJ Rendon - Tuesday, December 28th CARACAS, Venezuela, ATLANTA and MIAMI, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Richard Griffiths, Public Affairs officer, Republic of Colombia: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101228/DC22424) What: Political Mastermind JJ Rendon featured on CNN- Cala Show: Full one hour in depth interview discussing the life and times of Political Strategist JJ Rendon...

2010-09-16 17:37:47

Some intensive care patients develop post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) after the trauma of a difficult hospital stay, and this is thought to be exacerbated by delusional or fragmentary memories of their time in the intensive care unit. Now researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care have found that if staff and close relatives make a diary for patients, featuring information about their stay and accompanied by photographs, PTSD rates can be significantly...

2008-09-26 12:00:09

Glenn Close, Kathleen Turner and Dominic Cooper were among the stars who turned out for British actor Daniel Radcliffe's Broadway debut in "Equus" Thursday. Radcliffe, 19, is best known for playing wizard Harry Potter in the blockbuster film franchise. In Peter Shaffer's "Equus," he portrays a troubled young man who blinds six horses. Richard Griffiths plays the psychiatrist who treats him. The BBC said Close, Turner and Cooper were in the audience when the play opened Thursday night...

2008-09-26 06:00:24

By Elysa Gardner NEW YORK -- The good and bad news about the new Broadway revival of Equus (*** out of four) with Daniel Radcliffe is that the actor is aging a lot more gracefully than the play. In this London-based production, which opened Thursday at the Broadhurst Theatre, the Harry Potter star puts to rest any arguments that his appeal should be limited to moony adolescents and maudlin grown-ups. If only the same could be said for Peter Shaffer's 35-year-old drama. Shaffer's...

2008-09-25 06:00:21

By Elysa Gardner Daniel Radcliffe doesn't understand "the fuss over the difference between stage acting and screen acting." The Harry Potter star, who makes his Broadway debut in a revival of Peter Shaffer's Equus opening tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre, says the stage makes certain technical demands. But Radcliffe, 19, dismisses the notion that live performance need be larger in scale or that doing eight shows a week requires more energy than a movie, "where there can be really...

2008-09-16 06:00:19

By Sarah Lyall Dressed in a leather jacket and hunched antisocially over his cellphone, Daniel Radcliffe could have been any other disaffected teenager adrift in gadget-world. But suddenly he looked up and leapt to his feet as if prodded by Emily Post herself. "Sorry," he said. "Sorry! I'm just checking on the cricket scores. They're about to start for the day." "They" were the members of the England cricket team, Radcliffe explained. He held forth for a few minutes about the sport's...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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