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Adam, Evelyn

[b. 1929] a Canadian nursing theorist who applied the structure of a conceptual model for nursing in her book, Être Infirmière in 1979 (To Be a Nurse, 1980). Adam believes that a theory is useful to more than one discipline, but that a conceptual model for a discipline is useful only to that discipline. A conceptual model consists of assumptions, beliefs and values, and major units. Adam developed Virginia Henderson's concepts within Dorothy E. Johnson's structure of a conceptual model. She describes the goal of nursing as maintaining or restoring the client's independence in the satisfaction of 14 fundamental needs. Each need has biological, physiological, and psychosocial aspects. The nurse complements and supplements the client's strength, knowledge, and will.
AIDS Amsterdam Duration of Antiretroviral Medication. A trial assessing the feasibility of manageing HIV-1 infection with induction therapy followed by maintenance therapy with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)
Conclusion While induction rapidly suppressed viral replication to below 50 copies/mL, suppression was not sustained in most patients receiving maintenance therapy
Surgery Aneurysm Detection and Management Veterans Coorperative Study. A trial that compared 2 strategies for managing small—4.0- to 5.4-cm—abdominal aortic aneurysms: immediate open surgical repair or imaging surveillance at 6-month intervals, reserving surgery for those aneurysms that either grow to 5.5 cm, enlarge rapidly or become symptomatic
Conclusion Given the operative mortality of ±8.4% and based on the low rupture rate, ± 0.5%/year in ADAM and the United Kingdom Small Aneurysm Trial, surveillance may be the best approach for managing AAAs

ADAM

Cardiology A clinical trial–Amsterdam Duration of Antiretroviral Medication

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first man, according to the Bible.
Adam's apple - Synonym(s): laryngeal prominence
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Not quite the same as watching Robert Adam and Capability Brown plan the whole thing from scratch, but probably the next best thing.
Robert Adam contrived a vast vaulted chamber which would force visitors to look upward in admiration, but placed a skylight there, causing them to squint and shield their eyes with an upraised hand.
Robert Adam returned from Italy in 1758 to establish his practice in London, and he quickly became the most fashionable architect of the day.
In the late 1700s Compton Verney was transformed into the magnificent Georgian mansion by Britain's most gifted innovators: the architect Robert Adam, and the celebrated landscape designer, Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.
The thrashing happened after Robert Adam, headmaster of Kirkcaldy High School, discovered that some boys planned to sneak off to watch Scotland play Italy in a 1966WorldCupqualifying match on television.
Mr Brown got the belt from Robert Adam, head of Kirkcaldy High School, after Mr Adam discovered a group of boys planned to sneak off to watch Scotland play Italy in a qualifying game for the 1966 World Cup.
The property is a two-bedroom apartment in the elegant former coach house that Robert Adam re-built for the 14th Earl Willoughby de Broke.
Architect Robert Adam based the bridge on Palladio's unused design for the Rialto Bridge, in Venice.
Goldsby, who specializes in urban planning and architecture, previously served as project manager with Robert Adam Architects in the U.
Brizlee Tower, a 66ft tall building with commanding views over Hulne Park in Alnwick, was designed by Robert Adam for Hugh the first Duke of Northumberland.
House and garden are an amazing collage created by almost all the best architects and garden designers (particularly those with Whig connections): Vanbrugh, Bridgeman, Gibbs, Kent, Lancelot Brown, Robert Adam, even Soane all contributed ideas, parts of the palace, and the park's temples and pavilions.