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for all intensive purposes

An erroneous misconstruction of the phrase "for all intents and purposes," meaning "in every practical or functional sense." I know the two countries have very distinct differences, but for all intensive purposes, America and Canada are nearly identical.
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Strangely on review of their test results Academy Intensive have found they have a higher pass rate on intensive courses compared with hourly lessons.
Scores on the primary end point DSST (Digit Symbol Substitution Test), a measure of psychomotor speed that requires reasoning and working memory, declined in both the intensive and standard treatment groups.
We told yesterday how hospitals are running out of intensive care beds for sick children.
In paediatric intensive care it is standard clinical practice to work with critically ill children while having their parents and relatives integrated into the daily care, and it seems feasible to translate this to adult intensive care.
Performance of exports of manufactured industry group measured in terms of export share given in Table 1 shows that in 1991-92, capital intensive industries constituted highest share in exports (44.
Pressure This could cause problems because between 2005 and 2007, intensive care beds for children were already occupied for an average of 76 per cent of the time.
Today's report used a model based on 30 per cent of the population suffering with swine flu and a paediatric intensive care bed figure of 303 across the UK.
RESULTS: It is evident that there are several problems experienced by nursing staff in the management of the intensive care unit such as overcrowding and business of the unit, staffing and equipment and supplies shortages.
Then there are the programs that fall in the middle--usually intensives with a more modern focus.
To paraphrase David Crippen (from a list published in the now defunct Intensive Care World in 1992), the difficulties with family decision making may be due to a lack of intellectual or emotional capacity, the doctor being blamed for the patient's condition, anecdotal tales of "miracle" cures, lack of financial incentive to withdraw treatment, "getting at" society from a one-down position, and conflict of interest (eg, inheritance).
Grouped into three levels of the children's exposures to plastics during intensive care, urine concentrations of the DEHP marker correlated with the extent of exposure.
Total cots: 21; intensive and high dependency care cots: 9.
Waiting for a hard drive to fail and then beginning the RAID engine intensive task of rebuilding a drive using XOR is no longer an option for today's organizations.
TORONTO -- The Ontario government has launched a review of its program for autistic children after an auditor's report found the program was lax in spending money on children needing intensive therapy and its financial records were littered with inaccurate information.
For three months, the baby fought for life in the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit - fought so hard that nurse Beth Heetland gave up her days off to come in to care for her.
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