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Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Radke, Hayden N.. Development of a Self-Tuning Amplifier for Piezoelectric Transducer Evaluations

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Richards, Edward. Effect of the Acoustic Environment on Adjoint Sound Speed Inversions

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Roman, Karen. Characteristics that Influence the Adoption of Systems Improvement in Hospital Workgroups

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Rubin, Clara. Rising Tides and Changing Attitudes: Community Adaptive Planning and Behavior Change in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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Ruge, Zoe. AIR-WATER EXCHANGE AND TRENDS OF PERSISTENT BIOACCUMULATIVE TOXICS (PBTs) ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR

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Samuel, Patrick. Factors of Different Management of Northern Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus Thynnus)

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Sandineni, Anusha. Structural and Conformational Probing of 2-Acetylaminofluorene-Modified -1, -2 and -3 Slipped Mutagenic Intermediates

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Sandineni, Anusha. Structure and Thermodynamic Insights on Acetylaminofluorene-Modified Deletion DNA Duplexes as Models for Frameshift Mutagenesis

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Sauvage, Justine. Dissolved Inorganic Carbon and Alkalinity in Marine Sedimentary Interstitial Water

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Schinner, Silvia Anna Christina. GLUCONEOGENESIS AND COLONIZATION OF THE MOUSE INTESTINE BY E. COLI EDL933 AND E. COLI NISSLE 1917

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Sintara, Marsha. SIZE EFFECT INVESTIGATION OF PALLADIUM NANOPARTICLES SUPPORTED INTO SILICA COLLOIDS AS THE CATALYST FOR SUZUKI CROSS COUPLING REACTION

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Smart, Clara J.. Detection of Diffuse Seafloor Venting Using Structured Light Imaging

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Sullivan, Mary E.. Comparative Phylogeography and a Mitochondrial DNA Barcode for Identifying Three Sympatric Lagomorphs in the Northeastern United States

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Swanson, Carla. ATTRITION FROM EARLY INTERVENTION: ASSOCIATIONS WITH SEVERAL CHILD CHARACTERISTICS

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Swinsburg, William A.. Survival of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus

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Syfert, Collin. Visual Images and the Rhetoric of Environmental Advocacy

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Tassoni, Amanda S.. South County Food, Fitness, and Fun Program: A Comprehensive Intervention on Childhood Obesity

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Thibeaulty, Christopher J.. System for Video Game Enhancement Using Console Emulator State Information and Scene Recognition

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Tougas, Ian M.. Metallic and Ceramic Thin Film Thermocouples

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Trotman, April D.. PREDICTORS OF INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE IN WOMEN’S SAME SEX RELATIONSHIPS

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Turano, Morgan A.. TRANSFER OF RESIDUES IN FINGERPRINTS

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Vescera, Mina. Analysis of Tunnel Production Systems and Consumer Preference for Muskmelon in Southern New England

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Wagner, Richard H.. Designing a Network Defense Scenario Using the Open Cyber Challenge Platform

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Walsh, Timothy. LASER-ASSISTED HEATING OF A PLASMONIC NANOFLUID IN A MICROCHANNEL

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Wilson, Wynston D.. Partner Perception of Nonverbal Social Skills and its Impact on Relationship Satisfaction in Dating Couples

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Yan, Jun. Modelling and Analysis on Smart Grid Against Smart Attacks

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Yin, Hui-Qing. Psychometric Validation of the Four Factor Situational Temptations for Smoking Inventory in Adult Smokers

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Yusufov, Miryam. BASELINE PREDICTORS OF SINGULAR ACTION AMONG PARTICIPANTS WITH MULTIPLE HEALTH BEHAVIOR RISKS

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Zierfuss, Andre. The Impact of Data Complexity on Privacy Management Resulting from Vehicular (V2X) Applications

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Alexander, Kerri. THE EFFECTS OF WHEY AND SOY PROTEIN SUPPLEMENTATION ON APPETITE AND DIETARY QUALITY IN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE COLLEGE-AGED INDIVIDUALS

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Avizinis, Edward J. The Indirect Effect of Earthworms on Methane Flux in two Temperate Pasture Soils

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Bailey, Jennifer. Pseudocalanus Copepods in the Bering Sea: Species Identification Intraspecific Diversity and Biogeography

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Bailey, Jennifer. PSEUDOCALANUS COPEPODS IN THE BERING SEA: SPECIES IDENTIFICATION, INTRASPECIFIC DIVERSITY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY

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Breault, Scott. IMPROVING LOAD DISTRIBUTIONS IN CELLULAR MATERIALS USING STRESS TRAJECTORY TOPOLOGIES

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De Wolf, Brittany Marie. THE EFFECT OF VITAMIN E SUPPLEMENTATION ON AN EXPERIMENTAL HAEMONCHUS CONTORTUS INFECTION IN DORSET LAMBS

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Fornasaro-Donahue, Viviane. INCREASING BREASTFEEDING IN WIC PARTICIPANTS USING INFORMATION ABOUT FORMULA COST AS A MOTIVATOR

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Hirshberg, Shira. IMPACT OF THE HEALTH IT UP INTERVENTION ON PLASMA LIPIDS AND GLUCOSE IN COLLEGE STUDENTS

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Hulst, Shannon. PLANNING FOR SHORELINE RETREAT IN MATUNUCK: THE RELEVANCE OF COASTAL GEOLOGIC PROCESSES AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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Johnson, Lisa. A LABOR HISTORY OF THE RHODE ISLAND BROTHERHOOD OF CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS

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Messina, Justin. STUDYING THE BOTTLENECK ISSUE AT WORK ZONES AND ASSESSING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A PORTABLE DYNAMIC LANE MERGING SYSTEM IN PROMOTING ZIP MERGE BEHAVIOR

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Morris, Kyle. AN EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THE HEAT TRANSFER CAPABILITY AND THERMAL PERFORMACE OF DUAL LAYER PULSATING HEAT PIPES

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Müller, Max Benjamin. PERFORMANCE PREDICTION OF PAVEMENTS WITH COLD IN-PLACE RECYCLING ASPHALT MIXTURES

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Murdukhayeva, Angelica. ASSESSMENT OF INUNDATION RISK FROM SEA LEVEL RISE AND STORM SURGE IN COASTAL NATIONAL PARKS

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O'Donnell, Stephanie. THE EFFECT OF GOAL SETTING ON FRUIT AND VEGETABLE CONSUMPTION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL IN A WEB-BASED INTERVENTION

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Peltier, Michael D. TRAJECTORY CONTROL OF A TWO-WHEELED ROBOT

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Pierce, Matthew D. A PROSPECTIVE EXAMINATION OF POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS AND ALCOHOL USE DISORDERS AMONG RETURNING VETERANS

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Reardon, Kevin J.. PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHY, MOBILE MEDIA, AND POSTMODERNITY: ANALYZING SPACE, TIME, AND THE VISUAL CULTURE OF SOCIAL NETWORKING

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Ryder, David E. SYNTHESIS AND BIOASSAY OF NOVEL HYBRID ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES (AMPS), DESIGNED TO INCREASE THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITY AND DECREASE HEMOLYSIS

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Sampson, Ruthann. EATING PACE INTERVENTION CLASSES 3: FEMALE STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND FEINSTEIN CAMPUS

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Seperack, Allison. THE PROCESS OF MAKING AMENDS IN THE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS PROGRAM: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Ale, Bhaskar. CHARACTERIZATION OF HOLLOW PARTICULATE AND GRADED COMPOSITES USING ULTRASONIC TECHNIQUE

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Aube, Daniella Maria. CARDIOVASCULAR AROUSAL IN INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER: AN IDIOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS

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Ayebare, Samuel. INFLUENCE OF INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITIES ON THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF WILDLIFE IN MURCHISON FALLS NATIONAL PARK, UGANDA

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Bello, David. NANOSTRUCTURED ANTI-BIOFOULING SURFACES: PHYSICAL DEPOSITION OF PS-b-PAA LANGMUIR-BLODGETT FILMS

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Breau, Frank J. III. LINEAR POSITION CONTROL IN THE PRESENCE OF NON-LINEAR FRICTION

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Cady, Pamela. A RIVERBANK FILTRATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT ON THE KALI RIVER, DANDELI, KARNATAKA, INDIA

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Conover, Jessica Elizabeth. VARIABILITY IN BIOMASS DECAY RATES AND NUTRIENT LOSS IN BLOOM-FORMING MACROALGAL SPECIES

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Dorfman, Leah. EFFECTS OF A RESISTANCE TRAINING AND DIETARY INTERVENTION ON BODY COMPOSITION IN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE COMMUNITY DWELLING OLDER ADULTS

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Duncan, Whitney P.. METHODS FOR REDUCING CHANGEOVER TIMES THROUGH SCHEDULING

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Duvuri, Aditya. THE FORMULATION OF NATURALLY OCCURING POLYPHENOLIC NUTRACEUTICAL AGENTS USING HOT-MELT EXTRUSION

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Falco, Michael. DESIGN, TESTING, AND ANALYSIS OF A NOVEL FATIGUE TESTING APPARATUS

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Johnson, William. IMPACTS OF ASIATIC SAND SEDGE ON NATIVE PLANTS AND ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI IN A BARRIER DUNE

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Jones, Neal Lloyd. TALKING THE TALK: THE CONFUSING, CONFLICTING AND CONTRADICTORY COMMUNICATIVE ROLE OF WORKPLACE JARGON IN MODERN ORGANIZATIONS

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Kutzler, Alisha. PARTICIPANT CHARACTERISTICS AND CHILD WELFARE OUTCOMES: FACTORS OF INFLUENCE FOR SUCCESS IN THE VIP-RI PROGRAM

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Lawrence, Caitlyn. SEASONAL PROTISTAN GRAZING IN NARRAGANSETT BAY

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Perruzza, Stephanie E. EATING RATE, FASTING GHRELIN CONCENTRATIONS AND WEIGHT STATUS IN FEMALE COLLEGE STUDENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

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Sarkisian, Simon Antranik. BIOFILM PRODUCTION BY CLINICAL STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS AND ITS INHIBITION BY HYPERICUM METABOLITES

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Schulze, Christoph. FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS OF SIGNIFICANT GROUND DEFORMATION DUE TO PILE DRIVING IN SILTS

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Silva, Erin. PARTICIPATION IN THE TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND JOB PLACEMENT OUTCOMES OF U.S. VETERANS

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Steele, Dale W. CLINICAL PREDICTION MODELS FOR DIAGNOSIS OF APPENDICITIS IN CHILDREN WITH ABDOMINAL PAIN

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Wenskowicz, Barry. Impact and abatement of siloxanes in the Bucklin Point WWTF anaerobic digestion process

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Wenskowicz, Barry. Impact and Abatement of Siloxanes in the Bucklin Point WWTF Anaerobic Digestion Process

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Williams, Melissa. AN ALTERNATIVE TO CHROMATES FOR CORROSION PROTECTION FOR ALUMINUM ALLOYS

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Harris, Jeffrey C.. UNDERSTANDING AND OPTIMIZING THE HARLEY SURFACE EFFECT SHIP

Smythe, Tiffany Catherine. Closing the Shoreline: The Conversion of Marina and Boatyard Properties to Private Residential Development in the Northeastern United States

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Baheti, Gautam. POPULATION PHARMACOKINETICS OF CYCLOSPORINE IN HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS

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Late, Sameer. ENHANCEMENT OF CARBAMZEPINE SOLUBIL TY USING SELECTED WATER SOLUBLE POLYMERS AND A SOLID DISPERSION TECHNIQUE

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Lellis, Kimberly Anne. GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND SHIFTING SEA ICE: PLANNING FOR NEW FISHERY DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARCTIC

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Liu, Jiayuan. BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES PRODUCED BY MARINE MICROORGANISMS: THEIR ISOLATION, STRUCTURAL ELUCIDATION AND FUNCTION

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Low, Gregory A.. MEDICATION PRESCRIBING IN HEART FAILURE: TRENDS IN DRUG TREATMENT AND EVIDENCE FROM THE PAST TEN YEARS

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Anandakumar, Roja. QUANTIFICATION OF INJECTABILITY OF A NEW SELF-ADMINISTERED INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION

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Joshi, Rakesh. HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE AS PREDICTOR OF ADHERENCE WITH ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATION

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Mistry, Saurabh. COPING WITH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENC Y DISEASE AS PREDICTOR OF ADHERENCE WITH ANTIRETROVIRAL MEDICATION

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Penumatcha, Kiran. TRAZODONE HYDROCHLORIDE CONTROLLED RELEASE MATRIX AND MATRIX-MINI TABLETS

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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Gandhi, Sejal. EFFECT OF pH AND TEMPERATURE ON CONFORMATIONAL CHANGES OF A HUMANIZED MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY

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Murshedkav, Tooba. EFFECT OF CRYSTALLINE TO AMORPHOUS CONVERSIONS ON SOLUBILITY OF CEFUROXIME AXETIL

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Nasseri, Angela Attar. LECITHIN ORGANOGEL-BASED SYSTEM FOR TOPICAL APPLICATION OF KETOROLAC TROMETHAMINE

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Pappu, Ravi S.. MOISTURE INTERACTIONS WITH PHARMACEUTICAL POL YMERJC FILM COATINGS

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Awte, Neelam. COMPARING SEVERAL SELF-REPORT MEASURES OF ADHERENCE WITH MEDICATIONS FOR HIV WITH ELECTRONICALLY MONITORED MEDICATION ADHERENCE.

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Cerimagic, Zlata. MEDICATION ADHERENCE IN HIV POPULATION

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Elsaid, Khaled. DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF NOVEL ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES

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Ford, Michael. INHIBITION STUDIES OF PROTEIN PHOSPHATASE 2A BY KNOWN CATHARTIC PLANT DRUGS

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Girase, Prafulla S.. WHICH PATIENTS RETURN TO ANTIHYPERTENSIVE DRUG THERAPY AFTER DISCONTINUATION?

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Salgaonkar, Dipti R.. FACTORS AFFECTING ADHERENCE TO ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY IN HIV POSITIVE INJECTION DRUG USERS (IDUs) AND NON-IDUs.

Theses/Dissertations from 2000

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Dhall, Jyotsna. INAPPROPRIATE MEDICATION USE IN AN ELDERLY NURSING HOME POPULATION

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Gannu, Shashikanth. RELATIVE IMP ACT OF VARIO US SOURCES OF PHARMA CO KINETIC AND PHARMACODYNAMIC VARIABILITY ON WARF ARIN RESPONSE

Theses/Dissertations from 1999

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Achanta, Anand S.. ELUCIDATION OF HOT MELT WAX COATING SYSTEMS

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Ain-Ai, Anchalee. DETERMINATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF WATER, OIL, AND SURF ACT ANT INDUCED V ARIA TIO NS IN ISOTROPIC DOMAINS OF PLUROLOLEIQUE CC 497 I LABRASOL SYSTEM

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Hu, Maowen. CHARACTERIZATION OF A PUTATIVE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR

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Kommanaboyina, Brahmaiah. REGULATION OF STABILITY OF MARKETED PHARMACEUTICALS