Racial Differences in 30-Day Mortality for Pulmonary Embolism
Objectives. Previous studies reported a higher incidence of in-hospital mortality for Black patients who had pulmonary embolism than for White patients. We used a large statewide database to compare 30-day mortality (defined as death within 30 days from the date of latest hospital admission) for Black and White patients who were hospitalized because of pulmonary embolism. Methods. The study cohort consisted of 15531 discharged patients who had been treated for pulmonary embolism at 186 Pennsylv
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La gestion des personnes et le pouvoir dans l'entreprise, la loyauté dans l'entreprise (audio)

"À "nouvelle économie", nouveaux modes de relations et de gestion interpersonnelles. Le pouvoir dans l'entreprise.

- Les représentations du pouvoir La hiérarchie / l'autorité ; La prise de décision / la responsabilité ; La carrière

- Les attributs du pouvoir : Symboles du pouvoir ; Rémunérations ; Stock options

- Les variations culturelles Individualisme et ""power distance"", Modèles anglo-saxon, latin et communa
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Democratic Reason : The Mechanisms of Collective Intelligence in Politics (video)

La sagesse collective : principes et mécanismes

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Intervention de Hélène Landemore.

In this paper, Landemore argues that democratic institutions can be seen as ways to channel “democratic reason,” or the distributed intelligence of the many—a concept that she builds in part on the insights of the cognitive sciences. S
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Korean History in English
Tourism encompasses broad range of spectrum of one country, and Tourism English mainly deals with culture and society and transfers them to the international tourists relating to cultural heritages and historical sites. As a professional on Tourism, historical knowledge of Korea is necessary to have national identity, read the current situation from the objective perspectives, and to understand trends of tourism. As a pre-requisite to understand the Korean culture and society as well as historic
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Modern Grammar
The goals of this course is to help English learners or teachers (including prospective teachers of EFL) enhance their understanding of English, expand their skills in linguistic analysis, and develop a pedagogical approach to teaching English Students who successfully finish this course will be able to apply their understanding of grammar structure to its better usages as well as to the EFL classroom. The course consists of two class hours as a unit. We will cover the contents of one chapter i
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"Sites of Conflict: Identity and Insurgency in Postcolonial Northeast India"
Suryasikha Pathak, Fulbright Fellow at SUNY-Oswego, discusses militant groups, movements and responses in Northeast India.
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"International Reactions to the Coup in Honduras"
Rodolfo Pastor photoRodolfo Pastor is Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports of Honduras, and, since the coup of June 28 that overthrew the government of President Manuel Zelaya, he has also been Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University. Pastor discusses the current political situation of Honduras, the Honduran political system, as well as the upcoming electi
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Diseño de Software Avanzado
Estudio de las técnicas de análisis y diseño orientado a objetos para mejorar el proceso de desarrollo de software.
Author(s): Julián Urbano,Gonzalo Génova,Juan Lloréns,Maric

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Using a Mobile Hoist. Part 2. Positioning Sling (Mobile Version)
This and related video clips demonstrate how to use a mobile sling and have been optimised for delivery on a mobile device.
Author(s): Alis Racey

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Setting Up a Worm Composting Bin
This video gives detailed instructions for setting up a Rubbermaid worm composting bin.  The narrator uses a power point slide show with pictures to help with his instructions as he explains the materials needed to get a compost bin started.  Some of the supplies include:  2 Rubbermaid bins, drill, cardboard, milk cartons, specified food, garden soil, spray bottle with water, and of course - worms.  Run time 08:15.
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WARREN HARDING: A Biography
A five minute view of Harding's life. The narrator might be distracting for some students. Little insights, just facts.
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5.1 Estimating the time for the task
Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. This unit is designed to help you develop the skills you need to write effectively for academic purposes. You will learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment or report.
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Per una definizione di apprendimento collaborativo
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How to Make a Compost Worm Bin for under $5
Compost, the ultimate recycling, is creating one of the worlds best fertilizers with your leftovers. You will be able to raise worms, keep your kitchen scraps and junk mail out of the landfill, and create rich compost for you plants. This video gives step-by-step instructions for setting up a basic Rubbermaid worm bin. The video also briefly addresses the importance of compost.  Run time 05:30

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FEED the worms small pieces of fruits, veggies, coffee grinds, paper, c

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"The Flood Disaster in Pakistan: Socio-economic Consequences and Potential Geopolitical Ramification
Imtiaz Gul photoImtiaz Gul is the Executive Director of the Centre for Research and Security Studies in Islamabad. He is the author of three books on the ongoing security concerns in South Asia: The Unholy Nexus, The Al-Qaeda Connection, and The Most Dangerous Place. Gul addresses the longer term political and social consequences of the floods in Pakistan of July of this
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