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APACHE

 (Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation)
a patient classification system that predicts the risk of death in intensive care units.

APACHE

[əpach′ē]
abbreviation for Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation, a system of classifying severity of illnesses in patients in the intensive care unit.
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That he was already dead I could not but be convinced, and yet I would have saved his body from mutilation at the hands of the Apaches as quickly as I would have saved the man himself from death.
Unfortunately the chaparral extended only a short distance up the slope, and as we came into the open ground above we took the fire of a dozen rifles; but Apaches shoot badly when in a hurry, and God so willed it that none of us fell.
Pardon, senores, if I shock you, but for me the time is come to beat the game of the Apache.
It is foolish to go mad from thirst and fall by Apache bullets, or be skinned alive--it is in bad taste.
In 1962, Neil Goodwin, 22, a New York State architect, and his mother were sorting through his long-dead father's belongings when they found a meticulously kept diary of his days as an amateur ethnographer studying the Apaches of New Mexico.
SANTA CLARITA - The Senior Apaches (1-5), coached by Brian Lighthill, lost to a visiting Newbury Park team at their Oct.
Longbow Apaches have successfully shared targeting data with each other via IDM on several occasions over the past six months.
Dzil nchaa si an, or Big-Seated Mountain as traditional Apaches call it, is home to the ga'an spirit dancers.
Boeing has announced a commitment to deliver an additional 1,000 Apaches over the next decade.
But here, in the middle of nowhere, Abdul-Jabbar has quickly discovered basketball's importance to the Apaches.
To date, Longbow Apaches have launched 11 missiles, including four fire-and-forget radar frequency Hellfires, at moving and stationary targets in a variety of battlefield conditions.
2 million contract to McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Systems this month for initial funding for the first eight of 20 planned Apaches in the 12th production contract.