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blinded

adjective Referring to the components of a clinical trial in which the patients and observers are unaware of the treatment arm to which a particular patient has been assigned and the nature of the response, if any, ideally resulting in unbiased evaluation of the data throughout the study.
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Examples of the various processes that form the history of disabled veterans may be found in the well-documented experiences of spinal cord-injured Canadian and blinded American veterans of World War II.
He used the concept "respectability" in laying out those elements of the ideal blinded veteran's character that would reestablish him as, in Williams' formulation, a "man among men.
The analysis of that politics reveals the agency of these blinded and paralyzed veterans in fashioning relations with the state that fused a recognition of the need for state assistance with a frequently repeated desire for self-sufficiency.
The BVA's program also combined self-help, independent mobility, and public support, but it began with a pronounced emphasis on the necessity for a tightly bonded solidarity among all blinded veterans that was often expressed in quasimilitary, highly gendered language.
The BVA's formulation of aggressive normalization involved the commitment to separate blinded veterans from the fate of the civilian blind, as the veterans understood it, and to avoid the dependence on the state or any other institution that sapped individual initiative.
Completing the RAMP-2 blinded reads is a top priority this year.
Blinded Readers: physicians with expertise in reading stress ultrasound images (ultrasound blinded reader) or nuclear stress images (nuclear blinded reader).
Blinded Readers: physicians with expertise in reading stress echo images (echo blinded reader) or nuclear stress images (nuclear blinded reader).
Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release, including statements relating to the ability of echo blinded readers to read at higher levels of sensitivity while maintaining accuracy and acceptable specificity, and statements relating to the timing and success of RAMP-2 results and the timing of an NDA for Imagify, constitute forward-looking statements which involve risks and uncertainties.
According to Zampieri, Census Bureau data estimates there are approximately 168,000 blinded veterans in America today and about 44,700 blinded veterans are currently enrolled in the VA health care system.
For more information on the Blinded Veterans Association, go to www.
Blinded Readers - physicians with expertise in reading stress echo images (echo blinded reader) or nuclear stress images (nuclear blinded reader).