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West

(west),
John B., 20th-century Australian-U.S. pulmonary physiologist.

West

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

WEST

Abbreviation for:
Western European Stent Trial
Winter and Emergency Services Team
Women's Estrogen for Stroke Trial

WEST

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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When Luthier Fever became the only horse to start in the Big 'Cap, Hollywood Gold Cup and Pacific Classic that year and earned a $500,000 bonus, West had to take the owners to the track stewards to collect his $43,000 share.
West maintained his horses - and nearly a dozen other trainers' - tested positive because California authorities failed to tell them how close to race day the drug could be administered without risking detection.
Through his guidance he helped West Suburban fulfill its strategic plan while maintaining its community-focused philosophy," says Offermann.
During Landsman's tenure as interim president and CEO, West Suburban Health Care has continued to mark significant accomplishments, including: opening the area's first freestanding Center for Breast Care and Women's Health in March, 2000; developing a Senior Wellness Center at the Oak Park Arms Retirement Community in August, 2000; and, opening the Center for Integrative Medicine in September, 2000.

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