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A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

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In this proposal, researchers will use immunomodulatory therapy with human immunoglobulin G (hIgG) administered intravenously in the first hours following acute traumatic SCI.
There are other studies that found urinary and gastrointestinal problems to be more alarming than other causes for hospital read-mission in people with SCI. A 10-year Australian study recruiting 253 patients showed that the commonest causes for readmissions were genitourinary (24.1%), gastrointestinal (11.0%), and further rehabilitation (11.0%) in decreasing order of frequency2.
A decreasing trend was seen after cell transplantation when compared to the sham group, which may have been due to the effects of BMSCs on apoptosis in SCI.
The rats were placed on the platform before and after 1, 3, 7, 10, and 14 d of SCI. The activity and torso movement of the hip and ankle joints in the three groups (n = 15) were observed by using the BBB grading method [20].
Two experimental doses of RGE, 350 mg/day/kg for high dose and 35 mg/kg/day for low dose, or the same volume of DDW for the control group was orally administered to rats once a day for one week before SCI and for two weeks after SCI. Each animal was given 1 ml of RGE solution or the same volume of DDW every day by using an oral sonde to ensure the right doses.
In view of the wide range of published estimates and the medical, social, and financial significance of these injuries, we investigated documentation of TBI in a well-defined population with known SCI. The U.S.
With that proposal attracting the support of 41% of shareholders and its value topping pounds 100m last night, Eidos said it had now given its backing to SCi.
The targeted audience for this book is obviously residents and physiatrists, but allied medical and rehabilitation professionals will also find it of value when serving individuals with SCI.
Additional features include a guest book for posting messages, a chat room for online discussions, and a listing of frequently asked questions with the latest statistics on SCI.
Section II of this study examines the trend and the status of SCI in the US and provides estimates for the economic damages for various types of SCI. Section III summarizes the findings and provides some policy recommendations.
The videos also serve to better equip health care providers to treat women with SCI.
The free Iftar initiative for fasting Muslims outside the country is considered one of the big projects of the SCI.