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Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: disease, cardiovascular, prevention
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2007-01
ISBN-10: 924154726X
ISBN-13: 9789241547260

These pocket guidelines provide evidence-based guidance on how to reduce the incidence of first and recurrent clinical events due to coronary heart disease (CHD), cerebrovascular disease (CeVD) and peripheral vascular disease in two categories of people. These guidelines can be used by physician and non-physician health workers, in all levels of health care including primary care. Hypertension, diabetes or established cardiovascular disease may be used as entry points for implementing these guidelines. The risk prediction charts given in these guidelines are provided for different parts of the

Author: Sharon Laskowski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: systems, voting, color, using, guidelines
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 143791344X
ISBN-13: 9781437913446

Describes research in support of test methods and materials for the Election Assistance Comm. next iteration of the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines. It is a digital color design guide for the electronic displays of voting systems. It encodes best practice for usability in general, and specifically to accommodate a wide range of color vision deficiencies. These guidelines have been written for digital system implementers (developers or designers). These guidelines should produce a system that is legible and avoids visual clutter and confusion. They are designed to accommodate users with less

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: facilities, transportation, vehicles, transporation, buildings, disabilities, accessibility, guidelines, americans
Number of Pages: 127
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0788118307
ISBN-13: 9780788118302

Provides the necessary background of the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Transportation Vehicles & how the guidelines may apply in a particular case. Information is based on the preamble published with the Vehicle Guidelines & responses to questions posed to the Architectural & Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Numerous figures.

Author: Elaine M. Howle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: county, guidelines, training, programs, improvement, need, developed, state, poll, workers, california, office, secretary
Number of Pages: 113
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437909655
ISBN-13: 9781437909654

Addresses the role of the Office of the Sec. of State of CA in providing guidelines to county elections officials for training poll workers. In 2006 the office adopted poll worker training guidelines that establish a minimum set of requirements that counties must meet. However, the guidelines do not cover the rights of voters who register to vote without declaring a political party affiliation. The law does not require the office to update the training guidelines and it has not done so since 2006. Nevertheless, mgmt. stated that the office plans to update the guidelines. During the Feb. 2008 p

Author: Michael Tonry
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guidelines, sentencing, sanctions, intermediate
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788174223
ISBN-13: 9780788174223

Sentencing guidelines & intermediate sanctions are two of the most significant criminal justice policy developments in recent decades. Half the States have adopted or considered statewide guidelines; & in early 1997, sentencing commissions were at work in more than 20 States. Intermediate sanctions have proliferated since 1980. This report describes separately the past 20 years of the respective policy & research developments of sentencing guidelines & intermediate sanctions; & the modest efforts, to date, to combine the two. Includes suggestions of next steps that policymakers might consider.

Author: June Gibbs Brown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guidelines, practice, sample, subjects, human, recruiting
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2008-08
ISBN-10: 1437903282
ISBN-13: 9781437903287

Identifies Institutional Review Board (IRB) and professional med. assoc. (MA) human-subject recruitment guidelines that exceed guidelines set forth by the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS guidelines do not address the recruitment practices that IRBs and others involved in clinical research find troubling. Here, HHS presents other sources of guidance for IRBs and investigators, from MA and IRBs. Includes Canadian guidelines on recruitment practices to illustrate how these practices have been addressed by another nationżs research community. This report focuses on guidance on how 3

Author: OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: corporate, responsibility, developing, world, enterprises, multinational, report, oecd, guidelines, annual
Number of Pages: 227
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9264014578
ISBN-13: 9789264014572

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are recommendations for international business conduct in such areas as labour, environment, consumer protection and the fight against corruption. The recommendations are made by the adhering governments and, although they are not binding, governments are committed to promoting their observance. This book provides the complete text of the Guidelines along with an account of what the 38 adhering governments have been doing to enhance the contribution of the Guidelines to the improved functioning of the global economy. The 2005 edition also provi
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