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A, the first letter of the English and most other alphabets, is frequently used as an abbreviation, (q.v.) and also in the marks of schedules or papers, as schedule A, B, C, &c. Among the Romans this letter was used in criminal trials. The judges were furnished with small tables covered with wax, and each one inscribed on it the initial letter of his vote; A, when he voted to absolve the party on trial; C, when he was for condemnation; and N L, (non liquet) when the matter did not appear clearly, and be desired a new argument.

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As a consequence of the tendency to fight for retail customers, most experts feel that CPNP, with above-cost termination rates, has a positive effect on the number of subscriptions thanks to handset subsidies, low monthly and initial fees, and cheap pre-paid offers; a few disagree (LITTLECHILD, 2006; DEWENTER & HAUCAP, 2005).
This finding is supported by Courtenay's seminal work (7)--this focused on nurse independent and supplementary prescribing, but some of its findings could arguably be applied to CPNPs.
Numerous injury mechanisms including stretch/contusion, traction, laceration, entrapment and compression can play a role for CPNP in this location.
Winquist is enthusiastic about the work being done through the CPNP.
Sandi Shanahan, CPNP, opens a non-profit clinic every Tuesday for children with no medical insurance.
Marcia Gardner, PhD, RN, CPN, CPNP, is assistant dean, Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions, Philadelphia, and Patricia D.
org RN, MN, CCRN, CPNP, CEN 12 AR, LA, MS Denise Bonura- Region12@aacn.
On March 31, 2006 at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Conference in Washington DC, Myra Carmon, EdD, CPNP was presented with the 2006 Grassroots Advocacy Award.
A focus on preventive health care and wellness can play an integral role in improving health outcomes and reducing costs," said Sandra Festa Ryan, MSN, CPNP, FAANP and chief nurse practitioner officer for Take Care Health Systems.
BSN, MSN, DNP, CPNP, is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Nursing.
By Susan Pillet, RN, CPNP, CPON[R], Contributing Editor]
CPNP is a system for interconnection of voice networks.