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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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Group-B Dumbi lambs having tag numbers, DL7, DL8, DL9, DL10, DL11 and DL12, were kept under intensive management system at Livestock experimental station i.
Today, the use of patient monitoring and advanced technology in intensive care units (ICUs) have increased the treatment capacity for patients requiring complex care due to life-threatening diseases.
1c] achieved between the intensive and standard treatment groups -6.
2 months of intensive therapy not previously reported, and up to 17 months of additional follow-up.
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.
Intensive nutritional supplements can improve outcomes in stroke rehabilitation.
SETTING: A multi-disciplinary intensive care unit of a teaching hospital.
Ethan Stiefel's intensive on Martha's Vineyard, Stiefel & Students, also incorporates a professionally produced show.
The resolution was passed nem con (no one contradicting), and I went off to Mexico to draw up the bylaws and agreements founding the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM).
Hauser and his colleagues collected urine from 54 infants in intensive care.
Occupancy of intensive care cots in the North-east.
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