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Charles, English physician, 1816-1898. See: West syndrome.

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Abbreviation for:
Western European Stent Trial
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Women's Estrogen for Stroke Trial

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Weinstein enhanced sensory test Neurology A nerve testing format used to evaluate tactile sensation, using a pocket-sized device with calibrated nylon filaments which deliver specified force to the skin
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For an English-speaking American at that time, there was only one place to go for such training -- the London studio of Pennsylvania-born Benjamin West.
Colorado-based Benjamin West LLP, one of the nation's largest Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) purchasing firms, is using TRIRIGA's Intelligent Business System[TM] (IBS) to help clients manage capital expenditure projects.
But it was a colonial, Benjamin West, who achieved the greatest fame for his version oft he hero's death.
The literary device of having a contemporary or virtually contemporary - historical figure appear briefly in a walk-on part in a novel seems to have been popularized by Henry Kingsley, with Florence Nightingale in Ravenshoe (1862) and Lord Palmerston in Austin Elliot (1863), but an earlier instance is the appearance of the painters Benjamin West (1738-1820) and Henry Fuseli (1741-1825) in James Boaden's novel A Man Of Two Lives, which was published anonymously in 1828.
His other targets included writer James Boswell and the painter Benjamin West.
He showed such talent that influential friends funded a sojourn to England, where he became a pupil of Benjamin West in 1770.
The first of these was Benjamin West, one of the best historical painters.
The author touches only lightly upon Fulton's year-and-a-half residence at the country estate of one of Great Britain's most notoriously homosexual peers, but more heavily on the valued friendship of Benjamin West, the noted American expatriate painter, during Fulton's years of study and struggle to make himself an artist in England.
Officials of Benjamin West, the hotel industry's leading global purchasing firm for furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and operating supplies and equipment (OS&E), today announced that the company has opened an office in New Delhi, India.
Ushers included Ralph Sumner Abraham, John Hunter Evans, Benjamin West Hammond, and Samuel Jefferson Peeples.
1700-1760), History Painting and American Indians: Benjamin West and Others (1760-1804), Secret Diplomacy and Uneasy Alliances: the British and American Indian Relationships in the Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary War Periods (1774-1815), and Travel, Observation, and the Pathos of Decline.
The author remarks that one of the organisation's instigators, the artist Benjamin West, 'believed passionately that painting should be about more than just portraiture and could, and should, have moral and didactic content.