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BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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During a typical work flow, the master node polls slave nodes for new status data according to a predefined order which is stored in the ROM of the master node's ARM board part.
* For arm tucking, remove the arm boards and excess egg crate foam from the patient's side and place cushioning over the elbow and the wrist.
The patient's arms should either be placed on suitable angled arm boards or folded across the abdomen and secured.
The patient's arms were positioned on padded arm boards at less than 90 degrees abduction, with forearms and hands supine and the head in a neutral position.
The neonatal product line includes the Klear-Trace electrodes and NEOGUARD disposable temperature probes, reflectors and arm boards. The sales of the divested neonatal disposables products were USD2.1m for each of calendar years 2015 and 2014.
Avoid brachial plexus injury in laparoscopic surgery by always tucking the arms, instead of placing them on arm boards that can inadvertently be moved beyond horizontal during the surgery.
In preparation for the surgery the patient was placed in a supine position with both arms on arm boards extended less than ninety degrees.