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gatch

 [gach]
to adjust mechanisms on a bed to achieve angulation of the mattress, especially elevation of the knee area.

Gatch

(gatch),
Willis D., U.S. surgeon, 1878-1961. See: Gatch bed.
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Dolan e Gatch (2014) tiveram como objetivo elucidar o perfil para a tendencia que o DMAA tem para o vicio, atraves de testes comportamentais em modelo animal (ratos machos Sprangue-Dawley e camundongos machos Swiss-Webster).
"I cannot in good faith be part of what I can only call a `witch hunt' focused on Denise," Gatch, a board member for six years, wrote to her fellow board members.
A review of her show at the "Artists Gallery" in 1948 identifies her as being the "wife of painter Lee Gatch" (139), and responding to her fourth one-person show at Rehn in 1953, a critic notes her brief return "after some years' absence from the art shows" (139).
"Through our joint commitment to interoperability, Cbeyond and Avaya are able to deliver a comprehensive communications solution for small businesses," said Chris Gatch, CTO for Cbeyond.
Sheila Gatch, Sisters of Charity Providence Hospital
* Keep head of bed elevated 30[degrees]-45[degrees] without a hip gatch. Note: This will decrease abdominal pressure on diaphragm and maximize tidal volume.
(23) See Gatch 110-11 for similar demonic deception in Wulfstan's De Temporibus Anticristi; see also Astell 125 for Holofernes's sell-deception by a sense of false security.
Roedd mab y MEtron yn cael ei gysidro'n dipyn o 'gatch' ar y cychwyn, ond wedi i'w berthynas gyda Kirsty chwalu ac iddo yntau ddiflannu am sbel, dychwelodd Barry John i'r cwm yn ddyn newydd - a hwnnw'n un annifyr dros ben.
The electric knee gatch makes adjustments easier, and an electric reclining head deck, powered by an additional DC motor, provides greater resident comfort.
Ademas, este tipo de transferencia ha sido experimentalmente demostrada en discriminacion condicional de estimulos externos (Wulfert y Hayes, 1988; Gatch y Osborne, 1989).
This transfer of function effect has been demonstrated with discriminative (Barnes & Keenan, 1993; Barnes, Browne, Smeets, & Roche, 1995; deRose, McIlvane, Dube, Galpin, & Stoddard, 1988; Gatch & Osborne, 1989; Kohlenberg, Hayes, & Hayes, 1991; Wulfert & Hayes, 1988), consequential (Hayes, Devany, Kohlenberg, Brownstein, & Shelby, 1987; Hayes, Kohlenberg, & Hayes, 1991), and respondent stimulus functions (Dougher, Auguston, Markham, Greenway, & Wulfert, 1994; Roche & Barnes, 1997; Roche, Barnes-Holmes, Smeets, Barnes-Holmes, & McGeady, 2000).
County telecommunications manager Patsy Gatch had 30 days to rewire the cabling infrastructure and install a new phone system in a temporary courthouse facility before employees moved in.