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special interest

A UK term for a focused interest and expertise in a medically qualified doctor in addition to his or her specialty, as would be an anaesthetist with a special interest in pulmonary hypertension. Special interests may be developed by the doctor even in absence of a recognised sub-specialty.
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With this information, the CCC may determine which interest group the mobile user belongs to, and how to assign downloading task of a service for the user.
Consensus among interest groups almost never arises before decisions are made," he says.
7) Strategic Interest Group seminars at IABC International Conference
and European SMDS Interest Groups and the ATM Forum have reached agreement on a plan to work on the SMDS over ATM specification among the three groups.
even though there are no specific interest groups espousing them.
Proliferating interest groups do not produce accountable government the way party-based elections can.
We allow interest groups to create new bureaucracies and then the bureaucracies serve the interest groups," he says.
CONTACT: Anne Ferris of the SMDS Interest Group, 415-962-2570; or James D.
Alford's theories account for the historical finding that interest groups do not necessarily behave in accordance with other members of their economic class but instead advocate in favor of their own particular interest group needs.
The new findings were presented on Sunday, October 22 at the 8th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG), held in Chicago, IL at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, by Joachim von Pawel, M.
T 842 "Corrugated Board Glue Bond Wet Shear Test" has been withdrawn by the Standard-Specific Interest Group responsible for this method.
HOUSTON -- The American Marketing Association (AMA) Houston Chapter Energy Special Interest Group (AMA Energy SIG), in conjunction with Greater Houston Partnership and Women's Energy Network, will present "Energizing Your Career: How Women are Leading the Way in the Energy Industry" on October 12, 2006 from 4:30 PM until 8 PM at The Four Seasons, 1300 Lamar, Houston.