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Sar Teams That Responded to

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Personal freedoms and choice to say is all well and good, but forced evacuations should have been done and the parking lots full of empty buses prove that this can and should have been done had anyone had the temerity to do it. The state of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans should fully implement the NRF/NRP frameworks so as to prepare for the next storm, which will come.

Two Concerns

One issue that predates 9/11 and has gotten both better and worse since then is airport security. Some of the screening tactics and procedures engaged in by the TSA are reassuring but some of them are head-scratching. When grandmothers and infant children are being poked and prodded for bombs or weapons, that is lunacy. Israel is widely condemned for their unapologetic racial profiling, but they simply point to two facts. The first is that most airplane-oriented terrorists are…… [Read More]

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Barbera, J.A., DeAtley, C., & Macintyre, a.G. (1995). Medical aspects of urban search and rescue. Fire Engineering, 14888-92.

Currah, P., & Mulqueen, T. (2011). Securitizing Gender: Identity, Biometrics, and Transgender Bodies at the Airport. Social Research, 78(2), 557-582.

Edmonson, J.W., Keeton, M., & Vernon, M. (1995). Rescue command. Fire Engineering, 14848.

Fagnoni, C.M. (2006). Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Coordination between FEMA and the Red Cross Should Be Improved for the 2006 Hurricane Season: GAO-06-
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Infections What We Have Learned

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Due to their contact with different patients, it allows them to become carriers of the disease.

It is important to study the relevance of SARS to epidemiology because epidemiology can provide an amount of diverse and important information that can facilitate the process of controlling, if not totally preventing, its spread. By relating SARS to epidemiology, people can become aware of the whole story on SARS. Moreover, epidemiology can be a fundamental source in finding solutions to combat the disease. Thus, providing another measure in the management and control of its spread. For instance, in the outbreak cases of SARS in many places worldwide, the article indicated that epidemiology provided appropriate models in containing the disease.… [Read More]

Bibliography

Emerging Infections: What Have We Learned from SARS?

Retrieved on Nov. 12, 2004, from CDC.GOV.

Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID/vol10no7/pdfs/04-0166.pdf
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Internet and Mobile Devices During

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It is true that the interaction and unity of people during those days was heavily dependent on the usage of mobile technology and Internet (Yu, 2004).

However, many people were also arrested by the police for disseminating facts in a negative or humorous way through Internet or SMS services. Thus, they were imprisoned for the reason that their jokes and rumors arose confusion and a sense of hopelessness as they negatively used the mentioned mediums to fill the gap of correct official information ("ARCHIVED: Commentary No. 89: China and the Internet," 2012). It is exceedingly significant to say that the government in China needs to realize and understand the regulatory policies concerning Internet and should try to comply with the human rights issues in a sensible and conscientious manner. This comprehension and insight carries great weight as it was due to the disconnection with the rest of the countries that…… [Read More]

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Archived: Commentary No. 89: China and the Internet. (2012, January 7).CSIS. Retrieved May 12, 2013, from http://www.csis-scrs.gc.ca/pblctns/cmmntr/cm89-eng.asp

Esarey, a. And Xiao, Q. (2008). Political expression in the Chinese blogosphere: Below the radar, Asian

Survey, xlviii (5), 752-772.

Grossberg, L., Wartella, E., Whitney, D.C. & Wise, J.M. (2006). Two models of communication.
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Air Traffic Has Continued to Increase and

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air traffic has continued to increase and it now constitutes a considerable proportion of the travelling public. The amount of long-hour flights has increased significantly. Based on the International Civil Aviation authority, air traffic can be anticipated to double amid till 2020. Airline travel, especially over longer distances, makes air travelers vulnerable to numerous facets that will impact their health and well-being. Particularly, the speed with which influenza spreads and mutates, via transportation routes, is the reason why the influenza pandemic is considered to be a huge threat to the human population. Pandemic is a term, which is used for a virus or microbe when it spreads over a large area, in severe cases even the whole world and large number of people start getting affecting by it (CDC, 2009).

In the past 300 years, there have been ten significant influenza pandemics outbreaks that have taken place in this world.…… [Read More]

References

Airports Council International (2009) Airport preparedness guidelines for outbreaks of communicable disease. Available at: http://www.airports.org/aci/aci/file/ACI_Priorities/Health/Airport%20preparedness%20guidelines.pdf (Accessed: 28 November 2011)

Bouma, G.D. (2002) The research process. 4th edn. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Brigantic, R., Delp, W., Gadgil A., Kulesz, J., Lee, R., Malone, J.D. (2009) U.S. airport entry screening in response to pandemic influenza: Modeling and analysis. Available at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B7578-4W2M6SG1&_user=10843&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&_sort=d&view=c&_acct=C000000150&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10843&md5=44685b11dd53d74a8ef85a4f03e185f2 (Accessed: 28 November 2011)

Bush, George W. (2003a). Homeland security presidential directive -- 5: Management of domestic incidents. Available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2003/02/20030228-9.html (Accessed: 28 November 2011)
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Search and Rescue Is the Search That

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Search and Rescue is the search that is done to provide aid to the people who are feeling distressed or any sort of obvious danger. The general field of SAR encompasses many sub-fields that are generally acknowledged by the sort of terrain over which the search has been conducted. The types of terrain include ground search and rescue, which also includes the use of dogs for search and rescue. This is a kind of search and rescue that is done in the urban settings. Other kinds include the mountain rescue, combat search and rescue that is done on the battlefield and finally the air-sea rescue that is done over water. In this paper, particular importance will be given with respect to the last kind of SAR.

In Malta, the responsibility of SAR pertaining to search and rescue comes under the Armed Forces of Malta. This is conducted by the maritime…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Arteaga, Felix (2007). State-of-the-art Operations: The Canary Islands Regional Coordination Centre (Centro de Coordinacion Regional de Canarias -- CCRC).

MaltaMedia News. (January 2008). "Search & Rescue meeting between Libya and Malta."

SAR Seamanship Reference Manual (2000).Minister of Public Works and Government Services.

Search and Rescue Training Centre - Armed Forces of Malta (2004). "Search and Rescue (SAR) in Malta."
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Local Team Response Communication Hitches

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There were incidences of the army having supplies but no requests came in for the supplies from FEMA which was supposed to be initiating that.

The lack of the CIA activation also meant there was no unified command on the ground hence the delay of the arrival of the active duty-federal troops in New Orleans. Even though there were in excess of 50,000 troops sent with resources from over 49 states, the operations did not proceed efficiently due to lack of the command from federal Northern Command, which was overseeing the large-scale deployments and operations of the active-duty military (Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, 2006:Pp11).

3. Politics and decision making process

In the event of any disaster, be it natural or an act of terrorism, there is always an attempt to politicize the process of making decisions particularly relating to the search and rescue and general response…… [Read More]

References

Department of Homeland Security, (2004). Catastrophic Incidence Annex. National Response

Plan. Pp1. Retrieved October 2, 2012 from  http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/cg534/nsarc/Catastrophic_Incident_Annex.pdf 

Homeland Security, (2005). Catastrophic Incident Supplement to the National Response

Plan. Retrieved October 2, 2012 from http://publicintelligence.net/catastrophic-incident-supplement-to-the-national-response-plan/
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Book Why Can't We Make Money in Aviation

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Money in Aviation: An Examination of Support

The history of American flight is generally one of pride and wonder. Historical figures associated with the first airplanes are generally revered by history books and society as a whole. These are figures like the Wright brothers, Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh and others who most agree made a positive impact on human life and symbolize a leap of mankind towards advanced technology and increasing modern times. Modernity. Technology. These are all things that airplanes and flight represent to Americans and they're widely viewed as things which have improved life on this planet for the better. This begs the question as to why the airline industry still remains one of the most volatile, low (or no) profits business around. The book, Why We Can't Make Money in Aviation, by Adam M. Pilarski, seeks to both scrutinize and illuminate the general failure of the airline…… [Read More]

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Bluejay, M. (n.d.). What's Wrong with Bicycle Helmets? Retrieved from Bicycle Safe:  http://bicyclesafe.com/helmets.html 

Bowser, B. (2003, April 2). On the Homefront: The Airline Industry. Retrieved from Pbs.org: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/transportation/jan-june03/airlines_04-02.html

News, A. (2003, April 4). SARS Spread Leads to Fear, Questions. Retrieved from ABC News: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdandFluNews/story?id=116751&page=1#.UKa064dZWSo

Pilarski, A. (2007). Why Can't We Make Money in Aviation? Burlington: Ashgate.
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Challenges Facing ICS Implementation

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Crisis Management

ICS in New Orleans and Toronto

In both the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the outbreak of SARS in Toronto, the Incident Command System (ICS) had to implemented, yet both instances presented challenges to its implementation. In the former, the convergence of disparate agencies fueled an already chaotic situation, as few of the agencies were ICS prepared. In the latter, the outbreak was fueled by intensive, fear-causing media coverage, which ICS had to counter with education, patience, and endurance. In each case, the need for central command was essential but so was the ability of all agencies and workers to be "on the same page." This paper will compare and contrast both of these incidents and show how ICS was affected and had an impact.

Pre-Katrina, ICS in New Orleans was only being used for fire-related incidents. The emergency operations center (EOC) was not trained in ICS, thus…… [Read More]

Reference List

Banerjee, H. (n.d.). Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans ICS Experience. NIDM.Gov.

Retrieved from http://nidm.gov.in/idmc2/PDF/Presentations/ICS/Pres5.pdf

Hawryluck, L., Lapinsky, S., Stewart, T. (2005). Clinical review: SARS -- lessons in disaster management. Critical Care, 9(4): 384-389.

Samaan, J., Verneuil, L. (2009) 'Civil-Military Relations in Hurricane Katrina: A
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Cross-Border Marriages Between Hong-Kong and

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(Cattelain, 1997; paraphrased) the work of Cattelain additionally states that as of the beginning of "...July, 1997, approximately 66,000 children born to couples of which one is a Hong Kong resident and one is a mainlanders were waiting to come to Hong Kong, and around 2,000-4,000 children who had entered the territory illegally or overstayed visit permits were estimated to be in Hong Kong." (Cattelain, 1997) Marriage between individuals and the resulting bearing of children has proved problematic to the mainland in terms of regulations and it is stated in Cattelain's work that "One of the first issues that the newly created Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has had to dealt with his pitted an individual right against a community's capacity to absorb large numbers of new immigrants at one time." (1997)

VII. Basic Law Regulating Children Born Outside of Hong Kong with Parent in Hong Kong

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Tu, Edward Jow-Ching (2007 Cross-Border Marriage in Hong Kong and Taiwan. International Marriage Migration in Asia. 2007 Seoul. PAK/IPAR Conference.

Chen, Yu-Hua (2007) the Rise of Cross-Border Marriages and Its Impact on Fertility in Taiwan. Comparative Workshop of low Fertility organized by Asia Research Institute and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. 22-23 February 2007. National University of Singapore. Online available at http://www.ari.nus.edu.sg/showfile.asp?eventfileid=265

Cattelain, Chlo (1997) Family vs. Society: Hong Kong's Battle Over Right of Abode for Mainland-Born Children. HRIC. 30 June 1997. Online available at http://iso.hrichina.org/public/contents/article-revision%5fid=4156&item%5fid=4155

Chan, Bernard (nd) Post-1997 Hong Kong: The Social and Environmental Impact. Asia Financial Group and Asia Insurance Co. Ltd. And the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.
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China's Healthcare System China Is

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More unfavorable publicity came in June when Jintao had to undergo medical checkups to ensure he was SARS-free when meeting President Bush and other G-8 leaders in France. There is little doubt that China's international standing was clearly badly damaged by its government's mishandling of the SARS epidemic.

On July 21, 2004, Dr. Bates Gill, Freeman Chair in China Studies Committee on House International Relations Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, stated official Chinese estimates show China now has roughly 840,000 persons living with the HIV virus and as of the end of 2003, only 62,159 persons had been tested and officially confirmed to be HIV-positive. "The remaining HIV-positive individuals in China, estimated at 780,000 persons or more, are not known to public health authorities, and the individuals themselves probably do not know their status, posing significant risks for the further spread of HIV." Yet, outside observers believe that…… [Read More]

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China. World Health Organization. http://www.wpro.who.int/chips/chip01/chn.htm. Accessed 16 November 2004 review of evidence: China's path to better health and development. World Health

Organization. http://www.google.com/u/who?q=cache:dMwKxNx4q4YJ:www.who.int/entity/macrohealth/action/en/ShanghaiPaperRevJuly2004.pdf+china's+health+care+system&hl=en&ie=UTF-8. Accessed 16 November 2004

The Specter of SARS: China's failure to contain severe acute respiratory syndrome has economic causes and consequences. World and I. 01 July 2003; Pp.

Rask, Kolleen J. Healthcare Reform in Transitional China: Its Impact on Accounting and Financial Management. Research in Healthcare Financial Management. 01 January 2001; Pp.
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Corona Viruses Are the Largest

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The CoV was responsible for the spread of respiratory illness during 2002-03. Phylogenetic analysis revealed multiple incongruent association linkages between the phylogenies of rhinolophid bats and their CoVs which indicated that hosts shifts have happened in the new evolutionary history of this group. These shifts might be because of either virus biological traits or host behavioral traits. These revelations "have insinuations for the emergence of SARS and also for the potential forthcoming outbreak of SARS- CoVs or associated viruses." (Cui; Han; Streicker; Li, et. al, 2007) SARS CoVs was identified as the etiological agent. These incidents and the identification of SARS-CoVs in animals linked with the wildlife trade in southern China have resulted in revival of interest in CoVs of different types. This revival resulted in the finding of 2 new human CoVs and presence of CoVs like SARS in horseshoe bats. (Cui; Han; Streicker; Li, et. al, 2007)

Exhibit…… [Read More]

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Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina. (2007) "Virology: Corona Viruses,

Colds and SARS" Retrieved 8 December, 2007 at http://pathmicro.med.sc.edu/virol/coronaviruses.htm

Cavanagh, Dave. (2005, Dec) "Corona Viruses in Poultry and other birds" Avian Pathology, vol. 34, www.informaworld.comno. 6, pp: 439-448.

Compton, S.R; Barthold, S. W; Smith, A.L. (1993, Feb) "The cellular and molecular pathogenesis of coronaviruses: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven" Lab Animal Science, vol. 43, no. 1, pp: 15-28.
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Human Security in Asia

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Threats to security are seen to come not only from external military aggression but also from a myriad of internal challenges -- separatist movements, social unrest, or the collapse of the political system." -- Anwar 2003,

With the international attention given to "military aggression," especially external military aggression, in recent years, it is easy to allow one's idea of was security means to become clouded with Hobbesian and Machiavellian notions of armed conflict, with "war on terror" images of military and intelligence operations hunting down terrorists, and with the debate on nuclear proliferation in developing (or underdeveloped) nations like Iran and North Korea. What these definitions of security lack, however, is a full understanding of the term; military operations and protection from terrorist attacks are most certainly important factors in a nation's security, however, they are far from being the total measure of peace and stability in a society.

Anwar's…… [Read More]

Stockholm Initiative on Global Security and Governance, 1991. Common Responsibility in the 1990s. Stockholm: Prime Minister's Office.

Timothy, K., 2004. "Human Security Discourse at the United Nations," in Peace Review, 16(1), pp. 19-24.

United Nations Development Program, Human Development Report, 1994. http://hrd.undp.org/reports/global/1994/en/.
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Flight Line Ground Safety General

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However, recent spot checks suggest that many operators are unaware of the risk and therefore have not taken precautions to prevent dangerous concentrations of CO (NIOSH, 1984). This could prove to be fatal.

When employees are around aircraft it is important to practice the utmost safety, in order to ensure the safety of the ground crew, the people are on board of the aircraft, and all other employees involved in the handling of the flight line. Individuals must watch and listen for newly arriving or passing aircraft. If driving, employees must keep a proper distance from the aircraft and drive slowly, at 5 miles per hour only (AFOSH, 2003). Caution must also be taken with forklifts and k-loaders, as they must be lowered while aircraft is moving.

When working at night and around hazardous equipment, employees must utilize luminous wands, practice safe driving techniques, as those mentioned above, and use…… [Read More]

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AFOSH, Std 91-100 (2003). Retrieved June 20, 2005, from AFOSH Web site: http://www.hill.af.mil/safety/chklists/ChecklistIndex.htm

CDC (2005). Retrieved June 20, 2005, from CDC Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/factsheet.htm

FAA (2005). Retrieved June 19, 2005, from FAA Web site:  http://www.faa.gov/about/mission/activities/ 

NIOSH: Controlling carbon monoxide hazard in aircraft refueling operations (1984). Retrieved June 20, 2005, from NIOSH Web site: www.cdc.gov/niosh/84-106.html
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Hopewell Holding Limited

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Hopewell Holdings Ltd. -- a strategic plan for this real estate organization

The Nature of Hopewell's Holdings

Hopewell Holdings Limited is an infrastructure building and property organization founded by the Asian entrepreneur Sir Gordon Wu in 1972. Currently its largest contracts are to build toll roads and bridges in Mainland China as well as its other extensive real estate holdings, particularly in Hong Kong. Although it mainly focuses on its heavy construction, it also has interests in the leisure industry, in the form of hotels, including the China and the Panda Hotel in Hong Kong. It also has several commercial property interests throughout all of Asia. According to Hoover's Online, the company's 2003 annual growth was 81.8%. (Hoover's, 2003)

The principal activity of Hopewell Holding is investment holding. Its subsidiaries are active in the field of investment in infrastructure projects, property letting, property agency and management, hotel operations and management,…… [Read More]

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"Encyclopedia: Hopewell Holdings Limited." (December 31, 2003). Nationmaster.com website. Last Updated January 9, 2004. http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Hopewell-Holdings-Ltd.

Hoover's Online. (2004) Hopewell Holdings Fact sheet.

Law, Rudy John Luk, and Geoffrey Lieu. Richard L. Priem. Scott Scarborough.

"The Case of Hopewell Holdings Limited.
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Airline Industry Has Become Increasingly

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By the turn of the century, though, these low-costs carriers had become profitable or at least had significantly reduced their losses due in large part to concomitant increases by major carriers that were increasing their prices in response to decreasing yields and higher energy prices (Doganis 2001).

By and large, passenger traffic across the board increased significantly prior to September 11, 2001 and all signs indicated it was continue to increase for the foreseeable future. For example, according to Janda, Flouris and Oum (2005), global air passenger traffic increased from 1.573 trillion revenue-passenger-kilometers (RPK) in 1985 to 3.394 trillion in 2000, representing a 116% increase during this decade-and-a-half period, or an average annual compounded growth of 5.26%. Furthermore, between 1985 and 2000, air freight traffic grew at even faster rate than passenger traffic (Janda et al. 2005). These authors also emphasize airlines are directly affected by the larger economy in…… [Read More]

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Offshore Financial Centres and Their

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Because the home country is not required to reimburse foreign depositors for losses, there is no corresponding financial penalty for lax supervision; there is, though, a benefit to the country with lenient regulatory policies because of increased revenues generated and the employment opportunities these services provide (Edwards 1999). Furthermore, banks seeking to conduct multinational business are attracted to countries where incorporation laws and the regulatory framework offer less regulatory oversight (Edwards 1999). The quid pro quo nature of offshore financial services is clearly indicated by Edwards's observation that, "Multinational banks provide the offshore financial centre with increased tax revenue and employment for its citizens. Because the benefits outweigh the costs, offshore financial centres have a powerful incentive to maintain lenient regulatory policies. As a result, multinational banks incorporated in an offshore financial center successfully avoid supervision by an effective home country regulator" (1999, p. 1267). Given the scope of the…… [Read More]

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Black's Law Dictionary. (1999). St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.

Boise, C.M. & Morriss, a.P. (2009). 'Change, Dependency, and Regime Plasticity in Offshore Financial

Intermediation: the Saga of the Netherlands Antilles.' Texas International Law Journal, vol. 45,

no. 2, pp. 377-379.
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Case Analysis of an Accounting Company

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conception that is laid behind write-down of inventory is that the amount value of the inventory being considered can still appear in the financial statements only if the inventory still has some worth or value. This particular amount value is attained by getting the difference between the original costs of the inventory as the prevailing market replacement value. In accordance to IAS 2, if the loss on write-down of inventory is minimal or trivial, it can be reported on the financial statements as a part of the cost of goods sold. On the other hand, if the loss amount is high then it is imperative to report it in the income statement in a separate line. More so, these kinds of aspects typically develop into a violation. Examples of these instances include the case of Enron Company and also the case of WorldCom. On the other hand, IAS1 encompasses the…… [Read More]

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Rittenberg, Larry., Johnstone, Karla., Gramling, Audrey. Auditing: A Business Risk Approach. Ohio: South Western Cengage, 2010.

GAO. Financial Statement Restatements: Trends, Market Impacts, Regulatory Responses, and Remaining Challenges. Retrieved from:  http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d03138.pdf 

Jarry, Kimberly. The Progression of Financial Restatements: Causes and Market Reaction. University of New Hampshire, 2013. Retrieved from: http://scholars.unh.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1132&context=honors

Bickley, James. Employee Stock Options: Tax Treatment and Tax Issues. Congressional Research Service, 2012. Retrieved from: http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL31458.pdf
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Role of Nurse Leaders in Disaster Planning

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Role of Nurse Leaders in Disaster Planning

Politics of the Hospital and Disaster Planning

The politics in hospital settings surrounding nurse leaders and any functional change is likely associated with the hierarchy of the hospital systems, where individuals in administrative positions and doctors limit the input of nurse leaders in making change. This can be associated with nurse leaders reluctance to provide input based on the hierarchy, the exclusion of most or all nurses from discussions and meeting surrounding change or any number of other aspects of the system of hierarchy. The reason for this exclusion is multivariate but could be associated with the fact that many nurse leaders feel ill prepared to make major decisions regarding disaster planning as a result of limitations in disaster planning in the nursing curriculum. (Olivia, Claudia, & Yuen, 2009, pp. 3165-3171)

Increasingly hospitals and other large health care organizations are coming to terms…… [Read More]

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Coyle, G., Sapnas, K.G., & Ward-Presson, K. (2007). Dealing with disaster. Nursing Management, 38(7), 24-30. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Fu-Jin, S., Turale, S., Yaw-Sheng, L., Meei-Ling, G., Ching-Chiu, K., Chyn-Yng, Y., & Yen-Chi, L. (2009). Surviving a life-threatening crisis: Taiwan's nurse leaders' reflections and difficulties fighting the SARS epidemic. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18(24), 3391-3400. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02521.x

Hwang, L. (2006). Living History. California Nurse, 102(3), 18-19. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

Kane-Urrabazo, C. (2007). Duty in a Time of Disaster: A Concept Analysis. Nursing Forum, 42(2), 56-64. doi:10.1111/j.1744-6198.2007.00069.x
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Strategic Financial Management

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market capitalization of 23.011 billion, Boeing is the nation's largest producer of commercial aircraft and the world's leading aerospace company. It operates in four principal segments: Commercial Airplanes, Military Aircraft and Missile Systems, Space and Communications, and Boeing Capital Corporation. As the world's market for air travel fluctuates with the risk of war, so do Boeing's revenues. However, as the United States moves towards a footing that may include future wars against perceived 'terrorist states,' Boeing stands to gain from military aircraft and weapons production. As such, it intrigues investors as its market is a careful reflection of the front pages of the world's newspapers.

To successfully evaluate Boeing's stock, we must analyze its fundamentals and the performance of comparables, as well as market performance. A projection of future revenues is necessary, along with an estimation of the cost of capital with which Boeing produces. These allow us to provide…… [Read More]

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Finance.yahoo.com finace.yahoo.com, March 20th, 2003 www.airbus.com

Boeing SEC 10-Q Filing, 1st Quarter 2003
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History of Quarantine in the

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She is said to have refused to stop being a cook and this led to infection of people in a New York maternity hospital consequently she was re-arrested by the health officers and taken back to quarantine in 1915 till her death in 1938. This sparked a lot of human rights issues concerning quarantine as never before.

The typhoid pandemic in New York went hand in hand with the poliomyelitis pandemic that began in 1916. The health officers began to separate parents from their children in chagrin of many. This saw the wealthier families provide isolation rooms and treatment for their children right at home. However, in November of the same year when the pandemic subsided, it was after well above 2,300 lives claimed by the pandemic, a vast majority being the young.

It was not long until the world war brought with it another challenge of prostitution and consequent…… [Read More]

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Barroni & Lemer, (1993). Temporarily Detained: Tuberculous Alcoholics in Seattle: 1949

through 1960. Public Health then and now. American Journal of Public Health. Vol. 86 No. 2. http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/reprint/86/2/257.pdf

Elizabeth & Daniel M., (1988). AIDS: The Burdens of History. PP 151-152. London: University

of California Press Ltd. retrieved on May 17, 2010 from http://books.google.co.ke/books?id=z6NTN5uYOEAC&pg=PA151&lpg=PA151&dq=the+most+concerted+attack+on+civil+liberties+in+the+name+of+public+health+in+American+history.%22&source=bl&ots=ex3b2rbZNW&sig=A0oWLrxni6iipuMdeUwT5jiCzEI&hl=en&ei=jvXyS6jkJZGnsAazg8HrCw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBsQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=the%20most%20concerted%20attack%20on%20civil%20liberties%20in%20the%20name%20of%20public%20health%20in%20American%20history.%22&f=false
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Department of Health and Human

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In 2002, "President Bush signed into law the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, which, among other things, eliminated the need to convene an advisory committee to amend the list of diseases" listed as quarantineable (Misrahi, Foster, Shaw, & Cetron 2004).

This law became significant during the SARS scare. Before 2002 "the list of federal quarantinable diseases in the United States had not been revised since 1983. It included cholera, diphtheria, infectious tuberculosis, plague, smallpox, yellow fever, and viral hemorrhagic fevers such as Marburg, Ebola, and Congo-Crimean" fevers (Misrahi, Foster, Shaw, & Cetron 2004). The CDC was able to quickly ad SARS to the list. In the past, the CDC "generally deferred to state and local health authorities...to restrict the movement of persons within their boundaries" with such diseases (Misrahi, Foster, Shaw, & Cetron 2004). Its greater legislative ability to move quickly in classifying the…… [Read More]

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Evolution of International Tourism Citation

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During the period from April to June2003, the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak had a negative impact on Thai economies. The total revenue from tourism was 10% lower than expected.

Seenprachawong U.)

However many studies of the tourist industry in the country point out that it is extremely resilient and " in the tsunami disaster, a quick recovery process began after a deep sentiment of sadness. Investment recovered very quickly with a view to cleaning up the destruction left behind. Following recent years of strong growth, the economy of Thailand should be in a strong position to recover from this tragedy." (Seenprachawong U.)

4. Conclusion

There is little doubt that the Thai tourist industry is one that is extremely dependent on changes in the natural environment and influences on the culture from the outside. While the resilience of this industry have be shown in the face of natural disasters,…… [Read More]

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Popularity of Foreign Restaurant Consumer Attitude and

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popularity of foreign restaurant: consumer attitude and behavior toward foreign cuisines in Bangkok

Thailand as a tourist destination

Thailand has become a tourist destination hotspot for its scenic beauty, the humble nature of their people, and the relative value of foreign currencies relative to the baht. According to EIU ViewsWire (2003), "Growth in the tourism industry in recent years was the result of the depreciation of the baht against non-Asian currencies (which improved competitiveness relative to destinations outside the region), aggressive marketing campaigns and an increase in the number of airlines offering flights to Thailand." (EIU ViewsWire, 2003)

Additionally, according to EIU ViewsWire (2003), "Tourist arrivals rose by 5.8% to just over 10m in 2001, despote the global economic downturn and the September 11 terrorist attacks in the U.S., bringing in Bt 295bn (U.S. $6.6 bn) in revenue. Thailand benefited from its reputation as a safe and stable society and…… [Read More]

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Product Diary Nidl L Jones

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I watched some TV on my Sony, yet another Japanese made (or designed at least) product. I then considered doing some homework -- quickly reconsidered, and jumped into bed under my new Wamsutta bedspread, which says on the label it is made in USA. Wonder of wonders.

Unfortunately, after conducting this experiment (and looking up many of the products I used for the day out of sheer curiosity), I found that I normally know next to nothing about the origins, manufacturers, or even the people that make the products that I use every day.

What I did notice is that there is a definite trend toward the NIDL, especially in the products that demand high technology coupled with rather unskilled fabrication steps. I also noted that much of this work is being done throughout Asia, but more and more in formerly "unknown" countries (as far as large scale manufacturing goes)…… [Read More]

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Integration of Hong Kong and

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This shift in Hong Kong's economy as a response to a more open Chinese economy has been explored in detail by economists and academics.

This relationship is reciprocal and not one-sided, as China benefits from increased numbers of jobs and industry that are imported from Hong Kong, and Hong Kong benefits from the increase in service jobs and a higher quality of life and income provided by the move to away from a manufacturing focus and toward a service-oriented economy. In the following section, this paper will critically examine how Hong Kong can continue this integration with China in order to provide the most profitable outcome in both nations.

The first and most obvious way for Hong Kong to encourage and continue economic integration with China is to continue exporting its manufacturing jobs to the mainland. Despite critics who say that this is a detriment to the overall Hong Kong…… [Read More]

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Chang, Ha-Joon. The Political Economy of Industrial Policy. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.

Cheung, Yin-Wong, Chinn, David Menzie, and Fujii, Eigi. "China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: A Quantitative Assessment of Real and Financial Integration" USCS Papers, number 565. Available online at http://repositories.cdlib.org/ucscecon/545/

Chu Gregory, "The Return of Hong Kong to China, Two Years Later," Focus 46:1, p. 16.

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Hong Kong Healthcare in the Decade Ahead

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Hong Kong Healthcare in the Decade Ahead

Improving Gender Inequality and Poverty and the Relationship to Access

Hong Kong SAR is a globally recognized leader in health care provision and policy. However, looking forward over the next decade, significant areas of improvement exist in relation to enhancing patient access to healthcare. Too often gender inequality and financial poverty limit patient medical options. By focusing on these variables and what practical health policy options exist to influence them, further improvement can be achieved in the Hong Kong health system.

Paul Yip, Director of the HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong writes "The success of a city cannot be measured only by its financial prowess…the well-being of its residents must also be considered." At the turn of the decade, Hong Kong finds itself in a strong position in terms of global healthcare rankings. Hong Kong…… [Read More]

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Shopping Tourism in Hong Kong Item Page

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Shopping Tourism in Hong Kong

Item Page Number

Tourism in Hong Kong

Shopping Tourism in Hong Kong

Urban Tourism

Destination Marketing

Shopping Tourism

Questionnaire Design

Shopping Tourism in Hong Kong

Shopping tourism is a major aspect of the global tourism trade and as such is an area of tourism that is and should be promoted by destination countries and locations. This is true for Hong Kong as well as in other locations throughout the world. Ashworth (1989) writes that urban regeneration and tourism have become critically important activities beginning in the 1980's. Ashworth specifically notes two elements that link the ideas of the city and tourism and which show the complex relationship that exists between the features of a city and the functions of tourism that serve to result in shopping tourism in the city. The first element is comprised by the specific characteristics of a city and how this…… [Read More]

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Cheung, Sidney (nd) Cultural Tourism and Hong Kong Identity. Department of Anthropology. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Retrieved from: http://cuhk.orientalecom7.com/en/publish/workingpaper4.pdf

Discover Hong Kong by Rail (2012) Hong Kong Tourism Board. Retrieved from: http://www.discoverhongkong.com/eng/things-to-do/discover-hongkong-rail.html

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Rapid Movement of the Modern Age and

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rapid movement of the modern age and the vast usage of technological equipment, it has become a constant question on whether radio frequencies are damaging to human health. Cell phones are known to emit relatively high doses of electromagnetic waves, which in some research, has been pinpointed to the adverse effect that it has on males, namely the issue on fertility. Reports have been made indicating that cell phones might be another risk factor regarding the rise of male infertility due to its frequency emissions. While previous research has found no conclusive tie-ins to the phenomena, the latest technology and data have shown the contrary, though even this research is still subject to much scrutiny. Overall, there are too many variables to indicate that cell phones would be a main cause for male fertility, not without discussing the various other factors that help infertility along.

Male Infertility

Infertility as defined…… [Read More]

Resources

Agarwal, Ashok, Deepinder, Fnu, Makker, Kartikeya. "Cell Phones and Male Infertility: Dissecting the Relationship." Reproductive BioMedicine Online 15.3 (2007): 266-70. RBM Online. Web. 5 Mar. 2011. < https://www.clevelandclinic.org/reproductiveresearchcenter/docs/agradoc250.pdf >.

De Iuliis, Geoffry N., Rhiannon J. Newey, Bruce V. King, and R. John Aitken. "Mobile Phone Radiation Induces Reactive Oxygen Species Production and DNA Damage in Human Spermatozoa In Vitro." PLoS ONE. 31 July 2009. Web. 05 Mar. 2011. .

Wdowiak, Artur, Leszek Wdowiak, and Henryk Wiktor. "Evaluation of the Effect of Using Mobile Phones on Male Fertility." Ann Agric Environ Med 14 (2007): 169-72. Web. 5 Mar. 2011. .
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Duty to Treat

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goal of their ethical calling, physicians, nurses and other health care workers are obliged to treat the sick and potentially infectious patients and, in so doing, they are to take some personal risk (Murray 2003). This was the bottom line of the assessment and stand made by Dr. Henry Masur and his colleagues at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID), particularly during the outbreak of dread global SARS in Canada and Hong Kong last year. They also referred to other epidemics, such as the HIV / AIDS.

Masur emphasized that this primary goal and obligation is voluntary and sets the medical profession apart from other professions, precisely because of the involvement of some personal risk in fulfilling that obligation. Besides physicians, medical professionals are nurses, dentists and health workers. Records of the first SARS outbreaks in Toronto and Hong Kong showed that a huge 50% of those…… [Read More]

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Katz, Laura L. And Marshall B. Paul. When a Physician May Refuse to Treat a Patient. Physician's News Digest, 2000. http://www.physiciansnews.com/law.202.html

Levin, Aaron. Doctors Willing But Not Ready to Treat Deadly Bio-terror Agents. Health Behavior News Service: Center for the Advancement of Health, 2003. http://www.cfah.org/ubns/news/bioterror09-17-03.cfm

Murray, Terry. Health Care Staff Have a Duty to Treat. The Medical Post: Rogers Media, 2003. http://www.medicalpost.com/mpcontent/article.jsp.jsessionid=NJCJNDCEAGHH?content=20020515_09

Schulman, David I. The Dentist, HIV and the Law: Duty to Treat, Need to Understand. Dental Treatment Consideration, 2000. http://www.hivdent.org/dtcblaa082001.htm
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RF and Consensual Dangers

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Radio Frequency Exposure

The world of electricity is wondrous in many ways. While mankind has somewhat grasped the ability to harness the power of electricity, new information and data is being understood to have new developments on how it may be harmful to one's health. The purpose of this essay is to discuss the impacts and qualities of radio-frequency (RF) exposure to human health. This essay will first give background information on the subject to help explain the mysterious nature of both electricity and magnetism that is strongly connected to this possible health risk. The essay will then investigate empirical example and produced a review of literature pertinent to the topic. These studies will be used to help build a case suggesting that dangerous and unhealthy aspects of RF waves and technology related to RF.

Radio Frequency Background Information

To better understand the impacts of radio frequency on the human…… [Read More]

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Hand, J.W., Y. Li, and J.V. Hajnal. "Numerical study of RF exposure and the resulting temperature rise in the foetus during a magnetic resonance procedure." Physics in medicine and biology 55.4 (2010): 913.

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Analyzing Health Hazard and Risk Communication

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Health Hazard/Risk Communication

The term "risk communication" denotes any purposeful avoidance of risk-related information exchange between concerned parties. In this context, it (avoiding risk/hazard communication) may be defined as an act of transmitting or conveying information to parties in various areas including: environmental or health risk levels, meaning/significance of environmental or health risks, and actions, policies or decisions endeavoring to manage or control environmental or health risks. Concerned parties include scientists, government, industry groups, agencies, corporations, unions, professional organizations, scientists, the media, individual citizens, and interested groups (Florini, 2007).

Justification for Lying or Withholding Risk/Hazard Information

In the past, one could adopt an 'experts know best' stance and merely inform citizens that, while one has identified a risk, they need not worry, and simply state how authorities are planning to deal with it. Today's public is not automatically acquiescent to authority figures, and demands to be more closely involved when…… [Read More]

References

Florini, A. (Ed.) (2007). The right to know: transparency for an open world. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Huang Y. (2004). The Sars Epidemic and Its Aftermath in China: A Political Perspective. In: Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Forum on Microbial Threats; Knobler S, Mahmoud A, Lemon S, et al., editors. Learning from SARS: Preparing for the Next Disease Outbreak: Workshop Summary. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (U.S.). Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92479 / on 7 March 2016

O'Malley, P., Rainford, J. & Thompson, A. (2009). Transparency during public health emergencies: from rhetoric to reality. Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 87:614-618. doi: 10.2471/BLT.08.056689

Sandman, P.M. (2003). "Dilemmas in Emergency Communication Policy," In CDCynergy Emergency Risk Communication. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from www.psandman.com/articles/dilemmas.pdf on 7 March 2016
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Certification and Accreditation of Pontius

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Security categorizations are defined as per the level of effort needed for certification. Three categorization levels of security exist and are defined as follows:

This table has the definitions the three main security categorizations degree of effort based on them

This table shows the required SSP sections that are needed for systems in each of security categorizations.

When the initiation phase comes to an end, then the certification phase commences.

Certification

06/01

In this phase, the team mandated with certification evaluates the entire information system in order to determine whether the security requirements have been satisfied. They then proceed to identify any deficiencies or vulnerabilities. The corrections of the deficiencies/vulnerabilities that are severe enough to prevent system operation from being approved are a responsibility of the System Owner

System Security Plan. The SSP must bear a reflection the current system status. If there are modifications to the system security controls…… [Read More]

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Public Law (1995.), Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

FIPS PUB 199 (2003), Standards for Security Categorization of Federal Information and Information Systems, December 2003.

NIST SP 800-18 (1998), Guide for Developing Security Plans for Information Systems, December, 1998.

NIST SP 800-30 (2002), Risk Management Guide for Information Technology Systems, January 2002.
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Democracy and Public Administration

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Policy

Democracy and Public Administration

This report is a theoretical essay on the inevitable conflicts that consistently occur between public agencies that are managed by unelected civil servants and the political environment in which these individuals and organizations operate in. Public agencies in the healthcare environment are prime examples of successful interdepartmental cooperation in most cases, but, there are also examples where they can demonstrate both internal and external in-fighting. "The health sector workforce, which usually comprises a significant element within the total public sector workforce, may be either directly employed by the public sector health system, or work in public-funded agencies or organizations (e.g., social insurance funded). In many countries healthcare will also be delivered by organizations in the private sector and by voluntary organizations." (World Bank Group) As concerns like the nation's aging population, a rapidly depleting Medicare Trust or the many potential pandemics such as SARs, Swine…… [Read More]

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Antos, Joseph. (2008). "Medicare's Bad News: Is Anyone Listening?" American Institute for Public Policy Research. April, No. 3.

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CDC. (2009). H1N1. Retrieved on November 3, 2009, from Center For Disease Control web site at http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/sick.htm.

Center for Disease Control. (2009). State and Local Infrastructure. Retrieved on November 3, 2009, from Center for Disease Control Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/programs
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Respiratory Ethics Nursing Ethics in

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2008).. This points to the ethical responsibility of nurse educators -- it is not enough to treat the disease, bit one must treat the patient.

Failure to provide the proper level of education to a patient is certainly one way to fail them both ethically and medically, bit the opposite can also be true. That is, it is possible to provide too much care -- what is deemed "medically futile care" -- and this also raises very serious ethical issues in the realm of respiratory illnesses (Sibbald et al. 2007). This particular stuffy found that insufficient communication among the medical team was one of the primary causes for prolonging futile care, which often means increasing and/or prolonging a patient's discomfort without any reasonable expectation of an improvement in their condition (Sibbald et al. 2007).

The ethical choice here, of course, is to end care (with the consent of the patient…… [Read More]

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Efraimsson, E.; Hillverik, C. & Ehrenberg, A. (2008). "Effects of COPD self-care management education at a nurse-led primary health care clinic." Scandinavian journal of caring sciences, 22(2), 178-85.

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shiao, J.; Koh, D.; Lo, L.; Lim, M. & Guo, Y. (2007). "Factors predicting nurses' consideration of leaving their job during the SARS outbreak." Nursing Ethics, 14(1), pp. 5-17.

Sibbald, R.; Downar, J. & Hawryluck, L. (2007). "Perceptions of 'futile care' among caregivers in intensive care units." Canadian medial association journal, 177(10), pp. 1201-8.
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Pandemic Fears and Contemporary Quarantine

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To meet substantive due process, a public health intervention must be based on a public health necessity, an effective intervention, have a demonstrable means-end connection, be proportionate to the threat involved, and be the least restrictive means of accomplishing the goal. In addition, Daubert explains the parameters of the procedural due process. Due process in a quarantine situation does not always involve a judicial hearing, but it must contain the following elements: notice to the affected individual, an opportunity to contest the government's action, access to legal counsel, and a final decision that is subject to review by a court of law. She includes with a discussion of how due process came to be applied in situations of quarantine, by viewing due process as a continuum, with infected individual on one end of the spectrum and the exposed individual on another. She thinks that due process should increase as the…… [Read More]

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CDC. (2005). Fact sheet on legal authorities for isolation/quarantine. Retrieved March 8, 2009 from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Web site: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/factsheetlegal.htm

Daubert, M. (2007). Comment: Pandemic fears and contemporary quarantine: Protecting liberty through a continuum of due process rights. 54 Buffalo L. Rev 1299.
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Bank for International Settlements Bis

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From its creation to 1988 it undertook banking functions and opined generally on the international banking system.

2. Starting in 1988 it began to assume the role of an unofficial international bank regulator. Although it had no official international status, its members -- central banks of the major banking countries -- were obligated by the nature of their membership to abide by its edicts and the rest of the world took them seriously.

3. Starting in the late 1990s, it began to consider itself the equivalent of an international bank regulator. Every subject of significance was within its jurisdiction and, although its legal powers were no greater, it assumed that it had a right to make rules for local banks to observe in the conduct of their businesses.

4. Sometime in the future there is a widespread anticipation that it will be given, through some treaty mechanism, the power to…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Baker, James Calvin. The Bank for International Settlements: Evolution and Evaluation. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002.

Birdsall, Nancy. "Whither the IMF in the Current Crisis? Invite the Big Emerging Economies to the Table." 2 October 2008. Center for Global Development. 26 February 2009 http://blogs.cgdev.org/globaldevelopment/2008/10/whither_the_imf_in_the_current.php.

BIS. Bank for International Settlements (BIS). n.d. 25 February 2009  http://www.bis.org/about/index.htm .

Carl Felsenfeld, Genci Bilali. "The Role of the Bank for International Settlements in Shaping the World Financial System." January 2004. Social Science Research Network Electronic Library. 26 February 2009 http://ssrn.com/abstract=496022.
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Connecting to Boomers Relating to

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Improved communication constitutes one of the threads needed for mending the rift between those individuals responsible for advertising and Boomers. To bridge the apparent generational divide and begin to craft commercials that connect with Boomers requires clear, constructive communication (Derrick and Walker). Goals for messages advertised in commercials or other means also need to be clear. One primary motivation for Boomers, as well as for younger generations is the belief that they, along with their contributions matter (Derrick and Walker). When businesses and advertising creatives focus on similar missions and visions, this contributes to the realization that differences between younger generations and Boomers need not divide them. Instead as these differences are challenged, they can be surmounted.

For Generations Currently Shop in the U.S.

Currently, conceivably for the first time in U.S. history, four generations of individuals live, work and shop in American communities. Consequently, four generations serve as potential…… [Read More]

cited in Lang, et al., Channel changing behavior, section ¶1). A number of factors contribute to channel changing habits, including "passing time, habit, companionship, escape, low involvement, and negative affective reactions" (Lang, et al., Channel changing behavior, section ¶ 2), to what an individual is viewing. In addition, when a person watching TV does not like a particular message, he/she will likely decrease his/her cognitive effort. When he/she watches an interesting, relevant, and involving message, on the other hand, he/she allocates more of his/her resources (Production pacing section, 2). A person's channel changing habits, consequently affect his/her commercial viewing. Lang, et al. note that practice, as well as, research indicate that the increase in the pace of a production may also impact a person's channel preference, which in turn, also affect an individual's commercial viewing.

Consumers' Purchasing Decisions the price and quality of a product and service, according to Christensen have traditionally contributed to consumer's purchasing decision. During 1995, however, "softer' issues, such as environmental friendliness" (Customers seek section, ¶1) served to break the tie between similar products and services. In response to this trend during the years surrounding 1995, companies responded by marketing one in nine new products as being, what later became known as environmental friendly. Numerous other factors, including TV commercials, albeit, also reportedly contribute to buying practices of Boomers, as well as habits of other consumers, in their decisions to purchase a particular product, including a cell phone surface provider.

TV Commercials Carleton (2007) challenges readers to, "Fill in the blank: 'There are some things money can't buy. For everything else, there's -- '" ¶1).

Carleton points out that while MasterCard captures an individual's attention with this TV commercial, the credit card company also "proved the point that a creative, repetitive ad logs its place in our memory. Indirectly, it tells us there's plenty of stuff that money can buy" (Carleton, ¶1).

In advertising ventures, Carlton notes, the same scenario proves true. In advertising there are a number of things no amount of money can buy. In advertising a product or service, a cell phone service provider or other business could spend several thousands of dollars, simply by the volume of ads or commercials it places. The challenge, however, is to connect with consumers, convince the potential buyer that the advertising business can meet or fill the consumer's wants and/or needs. The most challenging part, however, according to Carlton, lies in having customers remember the name of the business doing the advertising.
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Positive Pay and Its Impact

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The payee's endorsement is then forged and a criminal represents himself as the payee (Check fraud (http://www.ipsboston.com/pdcfpps_typesofcheckfraud.htm)."

In addition to the above methods of fraud, criminals often write checks on a close account and it takes time for the corporation receiving the check to find out that the account has been closed.

Criminals also open bank accounts using either fraudulent identification or by assuming the identity of others and commit fraud by depositing bogus checks. Criminals exploit the lag between the availability of funds provided by the depositary bank and the notification by the paying bank of the returned bogus check (Check fraud (http://www.ipsboston.com/pdcfpps_typesofcheckfraud.htm)."

WHY POSITIVE PAY IS a VALID OPTION

With the advances current technology offers the ability for outsiders to commit check fraud continues to increase.

Along with the technological advances, decreasing costs and wide spread availability of these products have made even sophisticated tools affordable to obtain.…… [Read More]

References

Overview of Positive Pay (accessed 2-1-07)

 http://www.positivepay.net/ 

Check fraud (accessed 2-1-07)

http://www.ipsboston.com/pdcfpps_typesofcheckfraud.htm
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Hsbc Bank USA Efforts in

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It is highly unlikely that they would become involved with illegal activities knowingly. However, the complicated nature of compliance risk and the high expectations within the banking industry make it possible that some legal manner might be overlooked.

Chief Compliance Officers are at particular risk due to the nature of their position and should be increasingly diligent to maintain a proper understanding of the expectations of compliance. Additionally, Chief Compliance Officers and the operations department should be aware of the current weaknesses within their own AML programs.

In an effort to minimize these risks, HSBC Bank USA has recognized the need for more purposeful measurement and management of compliance risk.

Legal and operational risk can quickly and efficiently hamper the activities of any bank. However, it is reputational risk that poses the greatest risk to HSBC Bank USA. Banks that are associated with money laundering, terrorism, and criminal activity in…… [Read More]

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Bagla, Deepak, and Vinay Mendonca. "Anti-Money Laundering: Payments Filtering." HSBC's Guide to Cash and Treasury Management in the Asian Pacific. 2006. 13 January 2007 .

Bank Compliance: Controlling Risk and Improving Effectiveness. Economist Intelligence Unit, June 2006. 13 January 2007 .

Banking Department Enters Into Written Agreement with HSBC Bank USA. 30 Apr. 2003. 13 January 2007 .

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Foreign Direct Investment and the

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Ongoing research is inclusive of."..mechanical and instrumentations laboratories and test centers." (Ibid)

Electronics and Infocomm Technology - founded the Centre for Mechanics of Micro-Systems in 1999 which works in collaboration with the Data Storage Institute as well as other partners in production of sensors, actuators, and miniature micro-systems.

Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology - established the Centre for Intelligent Products and Manufacturing Systems which has as its focus research and development of: (1) intelligent manufacturing; (2) automation technology, (3) robotics; (4) mechatronics; and (5) control engineering and computational intelligence. (Ibid)

These are only a few of the initiatives by Singapore in responding to the needs identified if the country is to keep pace with the demands in the manufacturing industry market and the products that are technologically in line with today's applications. Internal factors that positively affect the manufacturing industry in Singapore include the high level of openness in international trade…… [Read More]

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HK & Singapore a Country's Economic Growth

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HK & Singapore

A country's economic growth "may be defined as a long-term rise in capacity to supply increasingly diverse economic goods to its population…" (Kuznets, 1973). There are a number of methods by which economic growth can be encouraged. These include reducing barriers to business expansion (such as interest rates, tax rates and bureaucracy), increasing transparency in government, increasing population, trade policy, technological innovation and increased exploitation of resources. Singapore and Hong Kong are first-world city states with large populations and limited natural resources. Although both have experienced population increases, density is very high and there is limited room for domestic consumption growth. Likewise, there is limited room for growth in resource exploitation, as neither has excess natural resource capacity. Transparency International ranks Singapore as first in the world for least corruption, and Hong Kong is a strong 13th, so there is little room for improvement (Transparency International, 2010).…… [Read More]

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Li, T. & Florida, R. (2006). Talent, technological innovation and economic growth in China. University of Toronto. Retrieved February 6, 2011 from http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/userfiles/prosperity/File/Talent_Technological_Innovation_and_Economic_Growth_in_China.w.cover.website.pdf

Padovano, F. & Galli, E. (2001). Tax rates and economic growth in the OECD countries. Economic Inquiry. Retrieved February 6, 2011 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_hb5814/is_1_39/ai_n28821192/
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Domestic and External Factors on African Macroeconomic

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Domestic and External Factors on African

Macroeconomic Formulation

Domestic and External Factors on African Macroeconomic Formulation

Growth, productivity and employment are the most common economic variables to reduce extreme poverty and break poverty trap. Report from World Bank in 2007 revealed that one percent in GDP growth results to 1.3% poverty decline in low-income countries. Moreover, development in the productive capacity leads to reduction in sustainable poverty. With improvement in the economic growth, many people have been removed from poverty during the past few decades in many developing countries. However, poverty continues to be worsening in the 33% of the world's least developing African countries. (African Economic Research Consortium 2008). While there are many factors influencing growth, management of macroeconomic is very crucial to economic growth. Appropriate macroeconomic policies are critical for wealth creation, sustainable economic expansion and employment generating investment. Recent improvement in the economic performances of some African…… [Read More]

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Humanitarian Assistance in Joint Publication

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S. And Haiti communications infrastructure in the damaged areas. The large numbers of generators can be used for other purposes if not needed to power comms equipment. Unfortunately, they require a large workforce to assist with humanitarian effort. The engineer brigade will provide heavy construction support. Including specialized workforce and equipment that can rapidly enhance and build up the temporary infrastructure to support military and locals. It can assess the structural integrity of buildings, bridges, road and power network. They have carpenters, electricians and equipment that can provide disaster relief to aid in personnel recovery and to restore local services.

The U.S. Army special forces will establish contact with and provide security for both Haiti and U.S. government officials. They will advise the Haitian military and security forces. They will also facilitate the evacuation of personnel in rapidly deployable and austere environments. SOF have highly specialized personnel with regional/cultural training…… [Read More]

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U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. Dept. Of Defense. (2009). Joint publication 3-29 foreign humanitarian assistance. Washington, D.C.: U.S.Dept. Of Defense.

"USAID to Provide Emergency Food Aid for Haiti Earthquake Victims." Usaid.gv. USAID, 13 January 2010.

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Martens Pim 200 Health Transitions

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There are no deductibles and no user fees nor limits to contributions on the plan. There are also no restrictions on services to be used and no premiums to pay for basic care coverage other than taxes, a far cry from the high deductibles, co-pays and other fees associated with health care in the United States.

Key to this point is the idea that Canadian health care costs less because a large portion of it is publicly financed. The author's note that since Canada adopted their universal healthcare system the Canadian Health Act has implemented a policy of public administration which keeps the cost of health care spending lower and maintains the government's ability to provide health care services to the entire population. The authors argue that public administration is a more optimal choice for keeping health care expenditures down because administration is inexpensive.

U.S. hospitals keep more details of…… [Read More]

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Armstrong, Hugh; Armstrong, Pat; Fegan, P. (1998). "The Best Solution: Questions and Answers on the Canadian Health Care System." Washington Monthly, Vol. 30, Issue 6, p. 8

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Martens, Pim. (200). "Health Transitions in a Globalising World: Towards More Disease or Sustained Health?" Futures, Vol. 34, Issue 7, p. 635+
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Fusion Centers

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Criminal Justice

Fusion Centers

State and major urban area fusion centers serve as central points inside the state and local environment for the reception, examination, gathering, and distribution of threat-related information between the federal government and state, local, tribal, territorial (SLTT) and private sector associates. Positioned in states and major urban areas all through the country, fusion centers are distinctively located to authorize front-line law enforcement, public safety, fire service, emergency response, public health, critical infrastructure protection, and private sector security personnel to comprehend local implications of national intelligence, therefore facilitating local officials to better protect their areas. Fusion centers supply interdisciplinary knowledge and situational consciousness to enlighten decision-making at all levels of government. They carry out analysis and facilitate information sharing while assisting law enforcement and homeland security associates in preventing, protecting against, and responding to crime and terrorism (State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers, n.d.).

Fusion centers…… [Read More]

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Fusion Centers. (2012). Retrieved from  http://www.mcac.maryland.gov/about_mcac/Fusion%20Centers/ 

Fusion Centers: Issues and Options for Congress. (2008). Retreived from http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/intel/RL34070.pdf

State and Major Urban Area Fusion Centers. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.dhs.gov/state-and-major-urban-area-fusion-centers

Tennessee Fusion Center. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.tbi.tn.gov/fusion_center/fusion_faq.shtml
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Growth Hong Kong and Singapore

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The country has traditionally relied on growing its workforce as a means of increasing its economic capabilities. While Hong Kong has done the same in the past, its policy has diverged at this point. Faced with an influx of labour from the PRC, Hong Kong now faces a situation where it needs to focus on bringing in high-end labour, rather than the unskilled labour that is currently flooding in. Singapore shares a similar need, but has less space for new arrivals. A more open border with Johor Bahru on the mainland gives Singapore the ability to house labour out of the country that Hong Kong does not enjoy, but could encourage businesses to relocate there as well, to Malaysia's benefit.

Singapore has also focused on trade more than Hong Kong has. Traditionally, Singapore has adopted a role as a trade hub, where Hong Kong was a finance and insurance hub.…… [Read More]

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CEDB. (no date). Home page. Commerce and Economic Development of Hong Kong. Retrieved March 15, 2013 from  http://www.cedb.gov.hk/about/index.htm 

Chen, S. (2013). Singapore GDP growth beats initial estimate as Asia recovers. Bloomberg. Retrieved March 15, 2013 from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-02-22/singapore-economy-expanded-more-than-expected-in-fourth-quarter.html

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office. (2009). Hong Kong's growth strategy linked to six new industries. Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Canada. Retrieved March 15, 2013 from http://www.hketotoronto.gov.hk/newsletters/hkn0910/policy.htm

Lim, L. (2008). Singapore's economic growth model -- too much or too little? University of Michigan. Retrieved March 15, 2013 from http://www.fas.nus.edu.sg/ecs/scape/doc/24Oct08/Linda%20Lim.pdf
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Strategic Planning of Sentosa

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Travel and Tourism

Tourism in Malaysia: A Comprehensive Overview

Malaysia like the United States of America is often referred to as a "melting pot" of people from many different countries, including Chinese an many other Asian cultures as well as other ethnicities, living together happily. While Malaysia is often cited for its multiculturalism, there are many also reasons this country is often known as a utopian paradise for tourism and travel. There are dozens of reasons to travel and tour Malaysian, including the people who are warm and lovely, eager to welcome and delight the millions of people that come exploring each year. Malaysia encompasses 13 states which are also home to 3 federally held territories. These are separated by the South China Sea, where 11 states lay and the territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya rest in Peninsular Malaysia and the one remaining federal territory Labuan in East Malaysia…… [Read More]

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Cochrane, Janet. (2008). Asian Tourism: Growth and Change. Oxford and Amsterdam, Elsevier Ltd.

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Globalization Is Best Defined as a Process

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Globalization is best defined as a process of increasing interdependence between all people in the world. From fashion to the environment to multiculturalism to musical fusion and more, globalization emerged as a significant, new worldview in the 1990s. Globalization has created a world market in which goods, money, and people cross international borders as freely as possible. Modern transportation and theology, including the Internet, played a key role in the facilitation of globalization during the 1990s. As a result, there are many different areas in which worldwide perspectives, influences, and interactions during this time period altered daily existence for Americans and other citizens of the world.

As a result of the globalization boom of the 1990s, we now live in a world in which markets, media, law, corporations, labor, scientific research and advocacy groups are international, multinational, and multicultural. This has resulted in an enormous increase in multiculturalism around the…… [Read More]

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Use of U S Technology in Thai Hospitals

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U.S. technology in Thai hospitals will have a positive, negative or neutral effect on the mortality rate of patients in Thailand. U.S. hospitals currently offer patients some of the most modern and complex technology available. Patients whether at private or public facilities are very often afforded modern urgent care that reduces the likelihood of mortality from common and less common illness. The mortality ratio, or comparison of patients admitted vs. discharged in most U.S. hospitals is close to or less than 1.00 (Comaro, 2003).

In Thailand hospitals, modern technology used in community hospitals is somewhat limited and typically consists of the use of X-Ray technology and ultrasound for imaging and diagnosis (Dionson, 2003). Many community hospitals currently lack the advanced technology available in U.S. hospitals that has been proven to save lives. There are several private institutions within Thailand however, that do offer more advanced technology.

However, Thai hospitals historically…… [Read More]

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Effectiveness of ASEAN

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ASEAN

The study will be delving into: What ASEAN constitutes and what remains beyond its scope? The aim of this study will be handing out a wide-ranging presentation of the present stance of ASEAN and its accomplishments till date, along with its challenges. The paper is intended as a suggestion for a master-plan that can be employed as a future pathway where ASEAN political-security support must be going towards in the forthcoming years.

To start with let us have a brief introduction of the organization. The creators of the Association of South East Asian Nations - ASEAN, visualized it as ultimately assembling all the nations of the region and managing them to lend a hand in assuring the peace, permanence and growth of the area. While the area was in a state of turmoil, a lot of nations were under pressure for the existence of the nation or autonomy. First…… [Read More]

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Analyzing Discussion on Risk Analysis

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Risk Analysis

How does a clinical trial contribute to risk analysis?

In the UK, clinical Trials Toolkit offers realistic advice to researchers in structuring and carrying out publicly funded trials via the utilization of an interactive route map. The Toolkit is majorly centered on CTIMPs (Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Products) and the regulatory needs and environment related with these. However, R&D and researchers working in other fields shall also get significant data and guidance of relevance to the broader trials settings. Risk evaluation and mitigation entails application of statistical methods to choose significant factors having high research predicative values or sites which might be prone to noncompliance. It is claimed that prospectively arranged data-motivated and model-founded advances could assist optimize resources usage with maximal impact. Although the modeling exercise initiates objectivity in the hunt for significant risk factors, it should not by itself be seen as the only determinant…… [Read More]

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Chappell, P., Knirsch, C., Alvir, J., & Alemayehu, D. (2012, April 1). Risk Assessment and Mitigation. Retrieved January 15, 2016, from http://www.appliedclinicaltrialsonline.com/risk-assessment-and-mitigation

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Primus Epic® Integrated Avionics System

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Thus to sum up, the Primus Epic, a modern integrated avionics system created by Honeywell, was along with the Bell/Augusta AB139 on which it was found fit, was then extended to the Primus Epic AW139 for helicopters. The unique feature is that the Primus Epic is a single package that performs a number of integrated functions and the mentionable feature is the display technology and the interactive navigation system. This has condensed a number of flight related activities in a single unit. Landings have been made very safe with the Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning system and there are reports of trails by various pilots which were conducted on many machines from the Cessna and many winged crafts. Particular mention has to be made on the trial on the Augusta Wetland Helicopters - the AW139 which has a special system designed for it and all the capabilities that a helicopter pilot…… [Read More]

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Goyer, Robert. (2010) "EVS and SVS: The future of your PFD?"

Retrieved 20 February 2011 from http://www.flyingmag.com/avionics-gear/oem-avionics/evs-and-svs-future-your-pfd?page=0,0

Goyer, Robert. (2003) "Primus Epic Gets First Certification Flying"

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Mantero Seta Spa Is One

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Industry Analysis

Fashion Industry has always been very fickle. It doesn't show loyalty to one brand or one designer rather it chooses to go with the tide if the tide appears to bring better quality and more chic. The fashion industry is divided into three major segments, high, medium and mass. While the mass industry remains static in terms of brands and loyalty, it is the high and medium fashion segments that change often because in they are ruled by the customers who have great influence on the market but still the big players like Givenchy, Dior and Versace would still know how to play the market and give minimum leverage to the customers.

The industry has been divided into trend setters and followers. While setters enjoy greater influence, followers are dragged along by the companies catering to medium and mass segments.

In this industry, it is the supply chain…… [Read More]

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Low Cost Full Service

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blogspot.com/2009/03/air-asia-flight-cancellations.html> [28 July 2010].

This source discusses a common situation that is occurring with some Air Asian flights, cancelations. This is problematic, because many are occurring because the planes are not full; leaving their passengers stranded at airports or forced to find other accommodations. This is significant, because this information can be used to show how some Thai's, were flying Air Asia based upon their low cost fares. However, once their flight has been continuously cancelled, is when many are becoming unhappy with the low cost service. This is important, because this information can be used to show another factor; that could be affecting someone's decision to fly on an LCC or FSC. Where, the lower fares and fewer frills are an advantage that they have over FSC's. Yet, when you factor in issues such as unexpected cancelations; these lack of services and sudden changes could be a turn off…… [Read More]

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System Safety

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Pre-accident plan is a plan which contains the necessary information for all personnel that would be required in the event of a mishap, investigation of the mishap including the details needed in the process of recovering an aircraft that is involved in an accident. It includes all the duties, the responsibilities and the training programs necessary to successful manage an accident involving an airplane. The pre-accident pan is structures so as to contain all the latest notifications and the necessary contact procedures to be used to initiate a response to all the aircraft incidents. A copy of the pre-accident plan is then copied to the Chief of Fire and Aviation, The area Chief ranger and the notification set to a relevant body such as FAA (Castro,1988).

The pre-accident plan is to be coordinated with the relevant disaster control departments using a set of standard procedures that are to be exercised,…… [Read More]

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Health Care in Canada An

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These needs are only beginning to be addressed in Canada and while there do not appear to be many well-established initiatives there is a growing recognition of the need for such if Canada's healthcare sector is to gain and retain the necessary workers to deliver optimal healthcare in Canada.… [Read More]

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Local & International Disasters the

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As of May 2, 2009, CNN has reported there are 160 confirmed cases of swine flu across the United States of America and about 108 cases throughout the rest of the world.

Although the swine flu (H1N1) strain's discovery in the 1930s has shown not so much an aggressive spread of the disease through the years worldwide, a flaccid approach to the prevention and eradication of any communicable pathogen could result into a catastrophe worldwide, as transmission methods are numerous and casual like mere sneezing, coughing, and usual human activities, like handshakes, kissing and talking with an infected or healthy pathogen carrier.

Preventive measures include keeping one's self healthy by having a well-balanced diet, taking in ample or optimal amounts of water (8 glasses of water for normal individuals) to keep one normally hydrated, getting enough quality sleep and rest (normally 8 hours of sleep) with some stress relieving naps,…… [Read More]

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Tourism and Its Current Trends

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" (Tourism Directory, 2009) This type of system would ensure that fair-trade claims are true when these types of claims are made. All areas of the world are not reporting positive trends in travel and tourism and one such location is the Caribbean due to a downturn in economics. The 2nd UNWTO Conference on Tourism Trends and Outlook for the Asia Pacific Tourism reports "difficult conditions as the global economy deteriorates and Asia and the Pacific, one of the fastest growing tourism regions in the world is strongly feeling the impact of the global slowdown." (Tourism Directory, 2009) Also reported is that the Council of State Tourism Directors reports state tourism office best practices which are based on 40 state tourism office responses to the annual survey. Specific findings include those as follows: (1) While an expanded web presence has produced no incremental reduction in print costs, it has resulted…… [Read More]

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Global Negotiation How Workable Negotiation

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He disapproved of it because it went against what he termed "conventional wisdom." He was reacting to the views expressed in an article published in Asia Times about the failed expectation of U.S. trade policy. The intended benefits on the U.S. side in trading with China were in two groups. These were the multinational companies, which were set up in China, and the financial institutions, which funded their investments, trade flows and deficits (McCormack).

When Cassidy was the lead negotiator for the U.S.-China 1999 Market Access Agreement and entry into the WTO, he assumed that China would be subjected to the governing laws of international trade (McCormack, 2008). There were encouraging predictions at that time that such entry would increase U.S. exports and American jobs. It would improve trade deficit with China and the "421" safeguard mechanism, focusing on industry, would be enforced by the succeeding president. The safeguards were…… [Read More]

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Organized Labor in U S Commercial

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43 in 2009. Yet current airframe and power plant mechanics are inclined to move to the computer and automotive sector for better work environment. Analysts advised the creation and use of informational recruiting tools to attract these potential workers. in-house training programs on long-term career growth and a sense of commitment to the company would be one form. Another could be employee-retention programs on leadership, technical, and management training courses. Other tools and strategies could be flexi-time, relocation benefits and an improved work environment. Recent mergers and consolidations within the industry are meant to retain employees and serve a wide range of customers. The technology-driven industry requires mechanics with the necessary technological competence in order to provide the wide range of services required by customers. A resourceful information management system could integrate e-business tools and advanced technology into standard business practices. This integration would bring about more efficient and cost-effective…… [Read More]

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Bird Flu Avian Influenza and

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Symptoms of the bird flu in humans vary depending on the exact subtype which that individual has been infected with. Most people contract the avian influenza from coming into contact with infected birds, "During an outbreak of avian influenza among poultry, there is a possible risk who have contact with infected birds or surfaces that have been contaminated with secretions or excretions from infected birds," (CDC 2007). The etiological agents which infect the body are transmitted through fluids and feces.

The most typical subtype is the Avian Influenza A, or the H5N1 virus (CDC 2007). A frightening percentage of more than half of all people who have contracted H5N1 have died. Most cases of contraction between humans falls into the realm of extremely close familial relationships, like between mother and child. However, there are still fears that H5N1 could mutate into a form which could be easier transmitted through human…… [Read More]

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IRS-CID the Internal Revenue Service

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There are ten Fraud Detection Centers across the United States, and these are meant to detect refund fraud and to identify prevention measures. Each of these offices has a Resident Agent in Charge to direct, monitor, and coordinate operations supporting electronic and paper tax filing, and each Center performs activities that include educating Submission Processing Center and Customer Service Center personnel on fraud awareness and detection.

Criminal investigation in the agency started shortly after the Revenue Act of 1913 was passed, and that act imposed a modest tax of 1% on net incomes of individuals, estates, trusts, and corporations. In addition, another tax, or surtax, graduated from 1 to 6%, was applied to income exceeding $20,000. Over time, many laws have been passed that have changed the rates and other aspects of revenue assessment. Tax evasion was noted as early as 1919, when many serious allegations concerning alleged tax frauds…… [Read More]

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Organizational Goals What Was the

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One great loss of revenue to any company is the dangers created by stockpiling too many goods up in warehouses. The goods become obsolete rapidly, but on the other hand, if demand is not met, than a consumer may be lost, so there is always a trade-off between stockpiling and responding to immediate demands. Knowing the different needs of different regional market segments ensures a flexible, response and also keeps costs down because the company is able to keep 'just enough' of the product on hand to meet demand.

Thus, market segmentation or providing something that competitors do not is the key component of Legend's successful strategy along with its streamlined, specified system of procurement and logistics. Being a first mover into a market, and becoming the company that Chinese consumers associate with their PCs is an additional advantage for Legend.

What changes in corporate goals do you anticipate for…… [Read More]

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