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A comparison of the new executive functioning domains of the CAMCOG-R with existing tests of executive function in elderly stroke survivors

A comparison of the new executive functioning domains of the CAMCOG-R with existing tests of executive function in elderly stroke survivors – Statistical Data Included Lesley Leeds Aim: to compare the two new executive function tests of the revised Cambridge Cognitive Examination (CAMCOG-R), a bedside measure of cognitive function, with existing neuropsychological assessments of executive […]

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Bank Technology News

Clarke American Checks Receives Prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Award

Clarke American Checks Receives Prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Award Charlyne McWilliams Clarke American Checks Inc. recently was lauded for its efforts to improve operations when the company received the 2002 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in the manufacturing category. Clarke American, based in San Antonio, TX, provides a wide range of products and financial services to […]

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Age and Ageing

The use of general practitioner elderly beds in community hospitals

The use of general practitioner elderly beds in community hospitals Kenneth M. Rhodes SIR–We were interested to read Cook and Porter’s paper on community hospitals (CHs) in Oxfordshire [1]. We have examined general practitioner (GP) bed use in Great Yarmouth and our results confirm their findings. In 1994 the James Paget Hospital (JPH) in Great […]

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Age and Ageing

The prevalence and characteristics of dizziness in an elderly community

The prevalence and characteristics of dizziness in an elderly community Nicola R. Colledge NICOLA R. COLLEDGE, JANET A. WILSON, CECILIA C. A. MACINTYRE, WILLIAM J. MACLENNAN A postal questionnaire was sent to 1000 subjects aged over 65 years randomly selected from the age/sex register of five group practices, 90% of subjects returning adequate information. Thirty […]

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Bank Technology News

Credit Cards: Processing and Service Linked

Credit Cards: Processing and Service Linked Charlotte Dunlap Industry experts who are expecting a slowdown in the credit card industry during the next 10 years, advise banks to form strategic partnerships to help develop new products and gain market share. Bank of America was looking to do just that when it opted to outsource its […]

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Acceptability Of Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy Without Iv Sedation: Patient’s Versus Endoscopist’s Perception With Special Reference To Elderly Patients

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Age and Ageing > July, 2001 > Article > Print friendly Acceptability Of Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy Without Iv Sedation: Patient’s Versus Endoscopist’s Perception With Special Reference To Elderly Patients B.R. Thanvi Introduction COPYRIGHT 2001 Oxford University Press COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group

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Age and Ageing

Quality of life and longevity: a study of centenarians

Quality of life and longevity: a study of centenarians Marirosa Dello Buono Introduction The number of Italian centenarians increased from 49 in 1921 to 1660 in 1990 [1]. Census data for 1993 are currently being processed but according to preliminary data some 6000 centenarians were alive in Italy on 31 December 1993 [2]. Recently, several […]

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On Wall Street

The Last of the Thundering Herd

The Last of the Thundering Herd Dan Jamieson The last of the thundering herd has deserted the small investor. Merrill Lynch, the firm that made its name by taking Wall Street to Main Street, has forsaken the land of the small accounts. Morgan Stanley, too. Under new pay plans, both firms have decided to stop […]

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Age and Ageing

Research into the treatment of vascular dementia in China using traditional therapies

Research into the treatment of vascular dementia in China using traditional therapies – Letter From … China Jinzhou Tian The prevalence of dementia in those aged 65 years or over in China is 3.9%, of which vascular dementia accounted for 69% in 1989 [1]. A subsequent study has confirmed that multi-infarct dementia occurs more frequently […]

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Financial Management (UK)

Offers you should refuse?

Offers you should refuse? Picture this: you decide to leave your current employer. You start job-hunting, get an interview and receive a job offer with better career prospects, more money and a newer company car. You resign and tell your boss you are leaving because you’re unhappy with your job, work culture, colleagues, hours, salary, […]