abdominojugular test

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abdominojugular test

A clinical manoeuvre for measuring jugular venous pressure based on distension of the internal jugular vein in response to pressure placed on the abdomen or liver. A positive abdominojugular test correlates with pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, right ventricular pressure and left ventricular ejection fraction.
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I'm excited that I will be able to drive with my GT co-driver, Townsend Bell, in our AJR GTC Porsche.
I asked Raquel Christie, a hugely talented former AJR editorial assistant, why she had been so impressed by Reese the professor.
AJR operates facilities in Illinois and Minnesota providing remanufacturing and reverse logistics services including inventory management, distribution, repackaging, assembly, testing and scrap disposal.
AJR currently leads the GT class for team and driver championships and is among the favorites for the ALMS series finale this week (October 16) at the Audi Sports Car Championships at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.
I've talked for a long time about the mythical AJR Intern Hall of Fame.
FAIR representative, Rick Oltman, is scheduled to testify against AJR 51 when the Labor and Employment Committee considers it on Wednesday.
And so for the last eight years we've worked together to keep AJR going, fundraising, strategizing, economizing, lobbying.
The AJR e-Quote asks potential clients to fill in specific information such as target market, depth and length of projects in order receive an e-Quote generally within 48 hours and without any obligations to retain AJR for services.
When there was a meeting in New York City of the committee Gene Roberts set up to raise money for AJR and CJR, Rach let it be known she wanted to be there, too.
Despite the long gaps in publication cycles, AJR has kept up on these matters with vigilance and competence.
Perhaps it has its genesis in the misguided concept of an earlier AJR article claiming that the press had been too easy on George Bush
Wow, the same AJR that warns newspapers to change or die, that celebrates the transformation of the front page, and that has been inveighing for years against boring writing suddenly shifts gears to take a disdainful look at long-form journalism.