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A popular term of art referring to a finding or observation that is of interest, but which would not affect the patient’s management or outcome; as in, “Given the size of Mrs Edgeware’s brain metastases, whether her liver metastases will respond to chemo is purely academic.” It is often used at various levels of healthcare referring to issues that do not have a practical or viable solution.


Azithromycin in Coronary Artery Disease: Elimination of Myocardial Infection with Chlamydia pneumonia. A clinical trial that asked whether Chlamydia pneumoniae infection was an additional risk factor for atherosclerosis in patients with coronary artery disease—i.e., do antibiotics reduce ischaemic events?
Conclusion No


Cardiology A clinical trial–Azithromycin in Coronary Artery Disease: Elimination of Myocardial Infection with Chlamydia

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Q. I am worried about his academics…Can he learn in the same way like other children of his age? Hi, this is Olivia, My only son aged 11 is diagnosed as ADHD. He has tough time and is attention deficient. I am worried about his academics…Can he learn in the same way like other children of his age?

A. Hi Olivia, normally for parents and teachers it is hard to deal with ADHD children. Learning is going to be touch but possible with the help of specialist instructors. While some of them turn out to be average few of them really turn out to be rewarding students. Students with disabilities, of any kind, are a challenge to teachers. One of the students at a school that I've taught was diagnosed with ADHD several years ago. He's eight years old, and has been on medication for the last three years. Getting him to focus was, for his instructor, like pulling teeth.

Q. Need help for my son, 7 years.I am worried that his academic performance shouldn’t get affected. Need help for my son, 7 years. He doesn’t take his food in time. He likes milk a lot; say 3-4 glasses, especially in chocolate milk forms. He enjoys good health but he is thin and suffers from constipation. I am worried that his academic performance shouldn’t get affected.

A. Milk is good for kids. But consumption of abnormal volume could cause constipation. Consumption of more milk reduces the water intake which in turn paves the way for constipation. He needs to have balanced diet containing fats and carbohydrates to ensure weight gain. Make sure that he takes more of fruits and vegetables in his diet. Juice will provide with other nutrients like minerals as well give the required water content, which would reduce the constipation. Try this and if there be problem, consult your physician.

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He also noted that undergraduate students are placed under Academic Probation based on their cumulative GPA, and if they exceed 24 earned credit hours and their cumulative GPA is below 2.
We hope that the articles in this special issue on self-regulation will stimulate discussions about the role and influence of self-regulation in our academic settings, and encourage dialogues about what constitutes human functioning and learning.
This leads directly to improved academic and social outcomes.
Academic accountants teach and conduct research across an array of specializations, from financial reporting and analysis to accounting information systems, auditing, management accounting and taxation.
Therefore, the main question to be researched was; What are the home factors of low-SES second-grade students in a Central Washington school that contribute to their achieving academic success?
Third, specialty board preparation can be built into academic programs already functioning at the home institution, as opposed to private practice situations where one must actually leave the office setting to travel for CME and board preparation--stay current or accept that you are falling behind.
Although academic institutions have been loath to employ business strategies into their operational thinking (at least until quite recently, as David Kirp demonstrates), there is one approach that begs to be transported into the academic arena--business stakeholder analysis (BSA).
At Pathfinder, students divide their time between technical weeks and academic weeks, with one week devoted to career concentration and the next focused on academics.
Mayne's design, conceived with the belief that space can inspire learning, embodies Cooper Union's intention to create an academic building that will have the same impact that the Foundation Building had on higher education in 1859 and that our Chrysler Building had on New York architecture in the 1930s," concluded Dr.
Baptist fundamentalism strictly resisted this version of academic freedom.
Much of what is known as "progressive" educational pedagogy--teaching that attempts to respond to the spontaneous curiosity of the student--has long been advocated on moral and civic grounds as much as on academic grounds.

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