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Author: Eleanor Chelimsky
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: provide, uncertain, protection, actions, regulatory, developmental, toxicants, reproductive
Number of Pages: 118
Published: 1991-11
ISBN-10: 0788186264
ISBN-13: 9780788186264

Evaluates federal regulatory actions on environmental chemicals known to cause adverse reproductive and developmental outcomes. Identifies 30 environmental chemicals found to be of high concern because of the widespread acknowledgment of their reproductive and developmental consequences as toxicants. Determines the extent to which these chemicals are regulated by the federal government. Assesses the degree to which these regulatory actions are based on reproductive and developmental toxicity. Evaluates whether the regulatory protection currently provided to the public against reproductive and

Author: Sylvia Van Der Pal
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: care, developmental, infants, parent, experiences, preterm, staff, quality, project, effects, behavior, leiden, life
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 2007-03-23
ISBN-10: 908728019X
ISBN-13: 9789087280192

This thesis explores the effects of a basic form of developmental care (the use of incubator covers and nests) and the more extended Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program (NIDCAP) on health related quality of life and behavior of very preterm infants. The effects on parents' stress and their experiences with developmental care are also explored. This thesis furthermore evaluates the attitudes and experiences of the personnel at a Dutch neonatal intensive care unit with the NIDCAP program.

Author: Michael Sullivan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: reform, impact, changes, address, issues, workforce, gauge, criteria, dod, acquisitions, needs, develop, performance, defense
Number of Pages: 34
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937403
ISBN-13: 9781437937404

In May 2009, Congress passed the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 (Reform Act). The Reform Act contains a number of systems engineering and developmental testing requirements that are aimed at helping weapon programs establish a solid foundation from the start of development. This report examined: (1) DoD's progress in implementing the systems engineering and developmental testing requirements; (2) views on the alignment of the offices of the Directors of Systems Engineering and Developmental Test and Evaluation; and (3) challenges in strengthening systems engineering and developm

Author: L. A. Schieve
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: children, aged, years, autism, diagnosed, health, parental, report, mental
Number of Pages: 409
Published: 2008-04
ISBN-10: 1428989072
ISBN-13: 9781428989078

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early onset of impairments in social interaction & commun. & unusual, stereotyped behaviors. Autism often is classified with two related, although less severe, developmental disorders: Asperger disorder & pervasive developmental disorder. These three constitute the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Diagnosis of ASDs is based exclusively on developmental pattern & behavioral observation. This report analyzes data that: (1) estimates the population-based prevalence of parental report of diagnosed autism in the U.S.; & (2) assesses parental

Author: Omano Edigheji
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: south, africa, state, developmental, democratic, constructing
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2010 -01-02
ISBN-10: 0796923337
ISBN-13: 9780796923332

The social and economic successes of Asia have drawn global attention to the developmental state as a possible model for developing countries. In South Africa, many, including government, see this as a possible panacea to the country’s social, economic and institutional crises. However, a government committing itself to constructing a developmental state is one thing; actually implementing the necessary institutional and policy reforms to bring that into reality is another.In this seminal collection, an interdisciplinary team of distinguished scholars examine how South Africa could go ab

Author: Gerald T. West
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: miga, experience, evaluating, impact, insurance, developmental, investment
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 2001-01
ISBN-10: 0821349139
ISBN-13: 9780821349137

This book assesses the impacts of a large sample of Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) assisted investments. It seeks to inform civil society, academia, and other interested parties on the evaluation work MIGA has been involved in since 1998. The report presents information on the actual developmental impact of 52 MIGA-guaranteed projects and demonstrates, using multiple paradigms, the extent to which private investments have contributed to economic and social development in their host countries.

Author: John Howard Parish
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: prokaryotes, biology, developmental
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 1979
ISBN-10: 0520040163
ISBN-13: 9780520040168
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