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Cot, gurney, stretcher, trolley Medtalk A narrow movable bed used to transport Pts or maintain them in a horizontal position in emergency or critical care settings Vox populi A non-self-propelled multiwheel structure designed to carry a load. See Crash cart, Shopping cart.
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The problem, is that organisations attempting integration or implementing Web services are putting the cart before the horse. Before either of these important tasks can be undertaken, there needs to be a better understanding of the applications.
He equates the tourism bureau's efforts to putting the cart before the horse, and he isn't the only one who feels this way.
Implementing such a system before managers have a thorough knowledge of risk and risk management is truly putting the cart before the horse.
Tepperman does seems to be putting the cart before the horse. Except for certain brief periods of history when one sovereign power dominated most of the known world, there has never been universal agreement on such a code of law.
While much recent writing about ADHD, including The Hyperactivity Hoax and Ritalin Nation, has attempted to defend a view of the disorder as culturally shaped against claims of biological reality, research like Jacobson's suggests this distinction may be putting the cart before the horse. Regardless of where critics locate the blame for our country's ADHD epidemic--managed health care for Walker, the hurried pace of modern life for DeGrandpre, and miswired brains for many others--almost everyone agrees that ADHD is either a genuine disorder in its own right or a sign of some other, undiagnosed problem.
Focusing on tactics before coming up with a plan is putting the cart before the horse. And coming up with a plan before knowing the environment you're operating in, will only lead to a "me too" marketing strategy in which you copy what your competitors are doing or run with something you picked up at a conference.
To do otherwise, it seems to me, would be like putting the cart before the horse, and in this case the parishioners are in the cart.
And Scots Secretary Michael Forsyth is ready to argue that a referendum before a Bill has passed through Parliament is really "putting the cart before the horse."
One of the Clintons' many mistakes was putting the cart before the horse. Expanding entitlement to reduce the number of uninsured people should not have been the first step.

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