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Crawford Williamson (1815– 1878). American physician, born at Danielsville, Georgia, who in 1842 administered ether to a patient before removing a neck tumor, the first recorded use of an anesthetic in surgery.


John H., U.S. physician, 1856-1927. See: Long coefficient, Long formula.

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Q. how long should rehab be? if someone has been alcoholic for only a few months, how long should rehab take?

A. i'm not an expert but i had the chance to work with drug addicted. from what i know it really depends on the patient. You can be an addict for 12 years or 12 months- you need to go threw phases in order to go on. some time you move a phase very quickly and sometimes you get stuck in one phase…

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Q. Are long flights dangerous? I'm flying next week to my vacation, and the flight is going to be rather long (almost 16 hours non-stop). Several years ago, my 75 years-old aunt had blood clot in her lung after a flight of similar length. I also heard that during flight the blood in the legs clots and that it can cause after that problems with the lungs and breathing. Does this mean it's dangerous for me to fly? Should I change my ticket to shorter connection flights?

A. Do other relatives of yours have blood clotting problems too, like your aunt? You should tell a doctor about the problem your aunt had and ask if it's genetic.

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But, taking the long view, the future surely does not lie with organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood.
Taking the long view of church history, he muses over the church's establishing of orthodox belief about the nature of Christ and asks, "Is it pure chance or, looking at it in a good Old Testament way, is it providence?
Hawes said he's taking the long view with retail establishments in his building.
Six months ago, many retirement plan sponsors reported they were taking the long view of the situation," said Sally Natchek, senior director of research at the International Foundation in Brookfield, Wis.
99 bottle from the corner shop is unlikely to improve no matter how long it languishes in your cellar, but it seems that more of us are taking the long view when it comes to wine consumption.
Taking the long view, though, at Sanderson Weatherall we think the market will turn a corner and the trend for green building will grow with greater vigour than before the credit crunch.
Taking the long view of clients' needs throughout their lives has always been important.
Taking the long view and planning over a few months will help you get the balance right.
Futures Research Quarterly: A professional journal for researchers and practitioners taking the long view, with articles on forecasting, assessment, planning, early warning, etc.
Taking the long view, Hurricane Charlie will stick the American taxpayer--for the majority of readers, that means you--with a larger bill than Camille, Katrina or any other major storm you care to name.

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