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A patient who provides a history; the term is used in positive or negative terms, as in a good/poor historian, when the patient is able/unable to provide reliable information

historian

A Pt who provides–in contrast to the usual dictionary definition, one who records–history; the term is used in positive or negative terms, as in a good/poor historian, when the Pt is able/unable to provide reliable information
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Due to the highly variable nature of wind power, owner-operators need powerful historians to enable their analysis and understanding of both individual unit and aggregate wind farm performance," said Harry Forbes, Senior Analyst at ARC Advisory Group.
Our new Wonderware Historian Online Edition is a revolutionary way of accessing and using real-time data on demand, said Rob McGreevy, vice president, information, asset and operations software for Invensys.
Among his advice for historians is to let sources and evidence lead the analysis.
No historian worth his salt would cite the myth that the Romans put half a million Jews to the sword in ancient Palestine as fact as has Dan Snow.
De Baets's consideration of the archives of repressive regimes, why they are made, and what happens to them under successive governments, and his survey of defamation cases against historians form the bulk of the first section.
After graduate school, professional historians were expected to continue to research and publish.
Military historians, it seems, tend to hold on to tried-and-true tradition longer than historians in other fields.
Swanston states that, unlike many of the current would-be African-centered historians, Clarke willingly conceded that both he and his long-time friend, noted Ethiopian-born Egyptologist Yosef ben-Jochanan "were not the pioneers in this field [of African world history].
The historical background Hoffman provides of Richmond creates a strong sense of place, and his discussion of the political economy of the James River is a model for other historians exploring similar topics.
He was, moreover, part of a new generation of historians that wasn't breaking with shibboleths of an older one--it was demolishing them.
Browsing through the books in a bookshop in a small German town, his eye was caught by a German translation of a volume of autobiographical essays by several prominent French historians.
One of the greatest clements for capturing the public's attention about any given war is the historians themselves who write it.