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Robert H., U.S. oral and plastic surgeon, 1881-1974. See: Ivy loop wiring, Ivy bleeding time test.


n Latin name:
Hedera helix; part used: leaves; uses: expectorant, antimicrobial, pain relief, antispasmodic, chronic respiratory problems; precautions: contact dermatitis.


Hedera helix; called also English ivy.

Patient discussion about ivy

Q. is poison ivy or sumac contagious

A. if you scratch the rash and it has open sores,the pus from the sores can spread to other parts of the body and to other people as well,

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Putting the boot in, a spokesman for Hedra says: "Government websites could turn out to be a series of online Millennium Domes unless they are better designed.
All of our clients want to reduce the cost of service delivery while at the same time improving the quality of those services - with the extended reach provided by the complementary acquisitions of HBS and Hedra, Mouchel is better placed than ever to assist them with this challenge.
Research published by HEDRA, a management and technology consultancy, shows that introducing internet voting is more likely to attract young voters.
42 Hedra Carlson (Jennifer Jason Leigh), Single White Female (1992)
The principal CSC alliance members include Hedra, a public sector change management specialist; iSOFT whose application suite forms the core of the alliance's software solution; and SCC, who will provide both infrastructure and desktop management services.