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Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

An early navigation instrument for measuring the meridian altitude of the sun or a star to establish latitude at sea. Its precise origins are obscure but the principle is clearly the same...

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cross-staff

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

An early navigation instrument for measuring the meridian altitude of the sun or a star to establish latitude at sea. Its precise origins are obscure but the principle is clearly the same...

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cross-staff

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 147 words.

Also called Jacob's staff, a sighting instrument for measuring angles invented by Levi Ben Gerson (see Regiomontanus). It

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Hospital staffing, organization, and quality of care: cross-national findings

LINDA H. AIKEN, SEAN P. CLARKE and DOUGLAS M. SLOANE.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

February 2002; p ublished online February 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 5522 words.

Objective. To examine the effects of nurse staffing and organizational support for nursing care on nurses’ dissatisfaction with their jobs, nurse burnout, and nurse reports of...

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The provision of seven day multidisciplinary staffing in Scottish acute medical units: a cross-sectional study

L E M Reid, N I Lone, Z J Morrison, C J Weir and M C Jones.

in QJM: An International Journal of Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 3527 words.

Abstract

Background

Acute medical units (AMUs) are a central component of the admission pathway for the majority of...

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Tobacco use among prison staff in Germany: a cross-sectional study

C. Ritter, A. Gayet-Ageron, S. Buth and H. Stöver.

in European Journal of Public Health

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Economics of Health; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 4212 words.

Background: Studies on tobacco in the prison environment report high prevalence of use among detainees, but little data regarding staff are available. An observational study...

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cross-staff

Mike Richey.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 311 words.

an early navigation instrument for measuring the meridian altitude of the sun or a star to establish latitude at sea.

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Crossed Staffs, Master of the

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 8 words.

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Testifying in an International War Crimes Tribunal: The Experience of Witnesses in the Special Court for Sierra Leone

Rebecca Horn, Simon Charters and Saleem Vahidy.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 6715 words.

The research described in this article investigates the extent to which witnesses who testified in the Special Court for Sierra Leone (SCSL) report the experience as positive or negative....

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crosier

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 56 words.

†cross-bearer to an archbishop XIV; bearer of a bishop's pastoral staff, hence (through the phr. crosier('s) staff) the staff

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Crosier

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 105 words.

The pastoral staff of an abbot or bishop, and sometimes an archbishop’s staff, which terminates in a cross and not

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radius

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

†staff of a cross XVI; thicker and shorter bone of the forearm; straight line drawn from the centre of a

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Wechtlin, Hans (c.1480–85)

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 678 words.

[Master of the Crossed Staffs; Pilgrim, Johann Ulrich; Vuechtelin, Johannes] (b Strasbourg, c.1480–85; dafter 1526

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Baker, William (1705–71)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 97 words.

active in Salop., Staffs., and adjoining counties. His works include the Butter Cross, Ludlow, Salop. (1743–4—influenced by *...

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Phela Treasure

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 72 words.

Seven items of 6th–7th-century liturgical *silver, including patens, chalices, *cross, *seal, and staff-fitting, which

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Red Cross, American

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 1051 words.

The American Red Cross (ARC) is a quasi-governmental aid organization. Although it is privately funded and staffed, the

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The Mandate Refugee Program: a Critical Discussion

Katia Bianchini.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 4120 words.

This article analyzes the policy of the United Kingdom in the resettlement of mandate refugees from their country of refuge. In particular, it explains the roles of the institutions...

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refuseniks

Tony Harcup.

in A Dictionary of Journalism

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 77 words.

More than 50 journalists working on the *Murdoch empire’s UK newspapers who refused to cross the picket lines of sacked production and clerical staff during the ...

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quadrant

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 61 words.

from Latin quadrans, the fourth part. (1) The name given to a variety of nautical astronomical instruments. See cross-staff

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Effect of Staff Turnover on Staffing: A Closer Look at Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses, and Certified Nursing Assistants

Bita A. Kash, Nicholas G. Castle, George S. Naufal and Catherine Hawes.

in The Gerontologist

October 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7620 words.

Purpose:  We examined the effects of facility and market-level characteristics on staffing levels and turnover rates for direct care staff, and we...

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Associations between rates of unassisted inpatient falls and levels of registered and non-registered nurse staffing

Vincent S. Staggs and Nancy Dunton.

in International Journal for Quality in Health Care

February 2014; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 3732 words.

Objective

To enhance understanding of how nurse staffing relates to unassisted falls by exploring non-linear associations between unassisted fall rates and...

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