Using an INTERNET based personal journal which may consist of reflections, comments, and often hyperlinks.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Systematic identification, development, organization, or utilization of educational resources and the management of these processes. It is occasionally used also in a more limited sense to describe the use of equipment-oriented techniques or audiovisual aids in educational settings. (Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, December 1993, p132)
Literary and oral genre expressing meaning via symbolism and following formal or informal patterns.
It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)
Ordered compilations of item descriptions and sufficient information to afford access to them.
The intentional infliction of physical or mental suffering upon an individual or individuals, including the torture of animals.
Activities performed in the preparation of bibliographic records for CATALOGS. It is carried out according to a set of rules and contains information enabling the user to know what is available and where items can be found.
The domestic cat, Felis catus, of the carnivore family FELIDAE, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia. Though probably present in towns in Palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed, p801)
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
A federal area located between Maryland and Virginia on the Potomac river; it is coextensive with Washington, D.C., which is the capital of the United States.
Aspects of health and disease related to travel.
The solid substance formed by the FREEZING of water.
A thick mass of ICE formed over large regions of land; RIVERS; LAKES; ponds; or SEAWATER.
A frozen dairy food made from cream or butterfat, milk, sugar, and flavorings. Frozen custard and French-type ice creams also contain eggs.
Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.
A solid form of carbon dioxide used as a refrigerant.
The course of learning of an individual or a group. It is a measure of performance plotted over time.
Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.
Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of health care facilities such as nursing homes.
Managerial personnel responsible for implementing policy and directing the activities of hospitals.
That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.
Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.
Agencies of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT of the United States.
Financial support of research activities.
The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.