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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

An attack that provides a direct vector from the interceptor's position to an intercept point with the target track.

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cutoff attack

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

An attack that provides a direct vector from the interceptor's position to an intercept point with the target track.

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cutoff attack

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 21 words.

an attack that provides a direct vector from the interceptor's position to an intercept point with the target track.

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Modification of the Stockholm Vascular Scale

Kerry Poole, Joanne Elms and Howard Mason.

in Occupational Medicine

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine. 2151 words.

Background Staging hand–arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) depends upon accurate reporting of the extent and frequency of blanching attacks. Reporting may not be repeatable and not...

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Cognitive screening in the acute stroke setting

Daniel J. Blackburn, Leila Bafadhel, Marc Randall and Kirsty A. Harkness.

in Age and Ageing

January 2013; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 2039 words.

Background: current literature suggests that two-thirds of patients will have cognitive impairment at 3 months post-stroke. Post-stroke cognitive impairment is associated with...

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Blood pressure is the most important cause of death and disability in the world

Feng J. He and Graham A. MacGregor.

in European Heart Journal Supplements

May 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 3594 words.

Raised blood pressure is the major cause of death in the world and the second major cause of disability next to childhood malnutrition. Furthermore, the risk of cardiovascular disease starts...

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Ribbon controller

Brandon Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

December 2014; p ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 282 words.

[linear controller; fingerboard] (Fr. ruban; Ger. Bandmanual)

Term for a control device used in some electronic instruments; a synthesizer interface. It consists of a thin...

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Mumps Serum Antibody Levels Before and After an Outbreak to Assess Infection and Immunity in Vaccinated Students

Sigrid Gouma, Tessa M. Schurink-van't Klooster, Hester E. de Melker, Jeroen Kerkhof, Gaby P. Smits, Susan J. M. Hahné, Cécile A. C. M. van Els, Greet J. Boland, Ann C. T. M. Vossen, Pulak R. Goswami, Marion P. G. Koopmans and Rob S. van Binnendijk.

in Open Forum Infectious Diseases

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. 4510 words.

Background.  Since 2009, various mumps outbreaks have occurred in the Netherlands, affecting mostly young adults vaccinated against mumps. In this...

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Harvesting and Long Term Exposure Effects in the Relation between Air Pollution and Mortality

Joel Schwartz.

in American Journal of Epidemiology

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 0 words.

While time series analyses have demonstrated that airborne particles are associated with early death, they have not clarified how much the deaths are advanced. If all of the...

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A-47The Association of Stroke Symptoms with Cognitive Function and Depressive Symptoms in Older Adults with Diabetes

J Passler, O Clay, V Wadley and M Crowe.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 0 words.

Objective: Self-reported stroke symptoms (SS), without diagnosed stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), may be associated with decreased cognitive function. We examined the relationship...

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Stroke

Victoria Haunton, Aung Sett, Amit Mistri and Martin Fotherby.

in Diagnosis and Treatment in Internal Medicine

August 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 8727 words.

The World Health Organization defines stroke as ‘a clinical syndrome consisting of rapidly developing clinical signs of focal (at times global) disturbance of cerebral function lasting...

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U.S.-Iraq Relations, 1920–2003

Brandon Wolfe-Hunnicutt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; Political History. 10277 words.

Oil played a central role in shaping US policy toward Iraq over the course of the 20th century. The United States first became involved in Iraq in the 1920s as part of an effort secure a...

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Military Necessity

Yoram Dinstein.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4777 words.

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Some Innovations in the Statute of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Cécile Aptel.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

November 2007; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 8689 words.

The Statute of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon contains several remarkable innovations. One major novelty is its mandate. While its subject matter jurisdiction includes terrorism, this is...

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Art.3 Ammunition/Munitions

Stuart Casey-Maslen, Andrew Clapham, Gilles Giacca and Sarah Parker.

in The Arms Trade Treaty: A Commentary

June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 18 pages. 9277 words.

This chapter examines Article 3 of the ATT. The article sets out the central obligations with respect to all ammunition/munitions that are fired, launched, or delivered by the conventional...

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Current Developments at the International Criminal Court

Ruth Frölich.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 7394 words.

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Nuclear Weapons and Warfare

Stefan Kadelbach.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 13567 words.

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Russia’s gas challenge: the consequences for China, Central Asia, Europe and the USA*

John Roberts.

in The Journal of World Energy Law & Business

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environment and Energy Law. 11360 words.

Russia is posing a series of challenges to gas consumers and gas producers alike. But the effectiveness of these challenges remains a matter of considerable debate. Overall, prospective...

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