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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.
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This gets to the point of the Apache Indians, who were organized in such a way that there was no one pivotal person because if the "leader" was killed, someone else would simply take over.
Anderson's script, a historical drama about Spanish explorers who encounter Apache Indians, not only caught the attention of contest judges, but agents as well.
In 1766 the Spanish explorer Nicolas de Lafora found the dunes "very troublesome" and that approaching the only water near them required moving cautiously, for the Apache Indians "are wont to surprise and kill passers-by."
Apache Indians in the Southwest often used fire to send up smoke signals, burn out forests controlled by their enemies, and improve hunting habitat.
At stake in this country, according to Newcomb and Kills Straight, are lands sacred to Native Americans such as Paha Sapa (the Black Hills) in South Dakota -- which the Sioux nations have struggled for years to have returned to them -- and Mount Graham in Arizona, where the Vatican and other parties built a controversial observatory despite the objections of traditional Apache Indians.
Cavalry, a unit composed entirely of Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indians (1892); he then commanded the military prison at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, during the detention of Geronimo's followers (1894-1897); attached to the Bureau of American Ethnology at the Smithsonian Institution (1897), where his duties included translations of Indian sign language (1897-1898); after the outbreak of war with Spain (April 1898), he was assigned to I Corps as the assistant adjutant general of both the 2d and 3d Divisions (1898); he was assigned to the Department of Havana, in Cuba, as the adjutant general (1899); was then assigned to the Division (later Department) of Cuba (May 1900); appointed military governor of the Sulu Archipelago in the Philippines (1903); was appointed the superintendent of the U.S.
The Apache Indians: In Search of the Missing Tribe, translated by Janine K.
The subsequent horseback trek is fraught with peril, including attacks by Apache Indians and Wade's gun-crazy second-in-command.
The horseback journey to the station is fraught with dangers including attacks by Apache Indians and Wade's gun-crazy second-in-command Charlie Prince (Ben Foster).

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