Myotonic Muscular Dystrophy - Cranial Nerves Exam - Spinal Accessory (CN XI) Nerve Sub-exam - Patien
Patient is a 52-year-old African-American male with a known diagnosis of myotonic muscular dystrophy. His neuromuscular symptoms began in the early 1990s with poor dexterity in the hands, dropping objects, and clumsiness with fine motor weakness. He is very slow buttoning clothes, putting on his shoes, brushing his teeth, shaving, and other similar activities. He has trouble in ambulation and falls frequently. He has trouble getting up from a chair or sofa and climbing stairs. He also reports co
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Posterior Fossa Tumor - Motor Exam - Screening Tests Sub-exam - Patient 9
Patient is a 58-year-old white male with a history of acoustic neuroma that was resected in 1990. He has residual cranial nerve palsies on the right side and experiences tremors, ataxia and disequilibrium. His wife reports that she has noticed an increase in right hand tremor for the past year or so. The tremor worsens as the day progresses and occurs with activity. Patient reports an increase in balance problems while standing over the past 4 months. He has noticed that he staggers a step or t
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1.5.1 Rhetoric and rigour
Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so, this unit will help you to examine your work processes. You will consider and develop the nature of postgraduate work and look at the planning of work needed at doctoral level.
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Next steps
In this unit you will see first how to convert vectors from geometric form, in terms of a magnitude and direction, to component form, and then how conversion in the opposite sense is accomplished. The ability to convert between these different forms of a vector is useful in certain problems involving displacement and velocity, as shown in Section 2, in which you will also work with bearings.
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3.1 Introduction

This section is the second step in using learning to help you achieve your own personal goals for change and development. This second step is really about developing additional ways to build on the evidence you gathered about yourself in Section 2. In particular it considers how other people can help you change. There are two main aspects to this. The first is about involving other people so that you can get feedback from them and increase the depth of your own self-understanding. The second
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1.1 Welcome

Learning to change is a unit for people who are interested in learning about making changes in their lives. We think that you will find the unit interesting and that it will give you ideas that are useful for bringing about personal change.

The aims of this section are to:

  1. provide you with a clear idea of what the unit is about and how it is structured
  2. help you understand the importance of the word ‘skills’
  3. sta
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Game::Business::Law -- Digital Distribution
The third annual international conference on the business and law of video games, held at SMU in January 2011, had a panel session on the numerous legal issues and obstacles of digital distribution.
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Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing
Course Goals: a) Students will gain an understanding the economic, technological, societal, and global dimensions of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. b) Students will understand the major differences between personal entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, which often occurs in larger mature organizations. c) Students will understand the relationships between personal goals, competencies, and experience to assess what they bring to all types of ventures. d) Students will understand and prac
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Meet the Authors of Baseball Prospectus 2011
March 25, 2011 - Meet the analysts of Baseball Prospectus 2011 who will provide a look at the upcoming season on the teams, their managers, and more than sixty players. Speakers include Steven Goldman, Jay Jaffe, and Marc Normandin.
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Chinese Chestnut Tree Identification
The Chinese Chestnut is commonly mistaken for the American Chestnut. Here are some pointers on the differences between the two. The American Chestnut Society is attempting to re-establish the latter in the North American forest, and biotype diversity requires many American Chestnut crosses with resistant forms.
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Annelids
Annelids are segmented animals. They have soft bodies and no legs. They usually move by crawling.
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"9-1-1: The Number to Call in an Emergency"- A Safety Song
This computer-animated video contains a song which teaches children to call 9-1-1 in the event of a real emergency.  Examples of appropriate times to call 9-1-1 are given such as a fire or a poisoning. ( 3:49)
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Westward Expansion
Your job today is to do some research about the Westward Expansion of America during the 1800s.
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Physics with Mr. Noon: Reflection and Refraction
Here are some demos from a high school physics class demostrating the refraction of light. You may also go to www.ScienceWithMrNoon.com for more activities. This is a student-made or teacher-made video.  (09:44)
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James Maiello: Gregorian Chant and Power Politics in Medieval Tuscany
Watch video of James Maiello, senior lecturer in music at Blair, speaking at the Commencement 2011 Faculty Seminars. Maiello’s research interests include plainchant, medieval and Renaissance music, and the philosophy of music education. In addition to presenting research at both musicology and interdisciplinary conferences in the U.S. and Europe, his study “On the Manufacture andkeep reading »
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Wearing the World!
Involves activities to illustrate how peoples of the world depend on one another.
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Second Century of Discovery
An introduction to the history and science of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.
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Egg Drop
A process for technical problem solving is introduced and applied to a fun demonstration. Given the success with the demo, the iterative nature of the process can be illustrated.
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