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  Ranger's Distress Ink Pads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Tim Holtz™ Distress Inks are a collection of twenty-four acid-free, non-toxic, fade resistant, water-based dye inks.
All the colorful Distress Inks afford added versatility when photo tinting and color layering with the original, award winning tones.
The 2" x 2" pads are made with a higher raised felt for easier use with direct to paper techniques, Re-inkers available in.5 oz.
www.rangerink.com /product_distresspads.html   (104 words)

  
  DISTRESS - LoveToKnow Article on DISTRESS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Distress damage feasant is also applicable to inanimate things on the land if doing damage thereto or to its produce; things in actual use, however, are exempt.
Such distress must be made during the actual trespass, and by whoever is aggrieved by the damage.
Distress for rent was also at one time regarded as a mere pledge or security; but the remedy, having been found to be speedy and efficacious, was rendered more perfect by enactments allowing the thing taken to be sold.
84.1911encyclopedia.org /D/DI/DISTRESS.htm   (867 words)

  
 Distress signal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A distress signal indicates that a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle is threatened by grave and imminent danger and requests immediate assistance.
Distress Signals at sea are defined in the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea and in the International Code of Signals.
The recognised mountain distress signal is six blasts on a whistle, or six flashes of a light, in succession followed by a one minute pause and repeated until you get a response (three blasts or flashes is the appropriate response).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Distress_signal   (366 words)

  
 Legal Definition of 'Distress'
DISTRESS - A distress is defined to be the taking of a personal chattel, without legal process, from the possession of the wrong doer, into the hands of the party grieved, as a pledge for the redress of an injury, the performance of a duty, or the satisfaction of a demand.
The distress cannot be made till the rent is due by the terms of the lease; as rent is not due until the last minute of the natural day on which it is reserved, it follows that a distress for rent cannot be made on that day.
When making the distress it ought to be made for the whole rent; but if goods cannot be found at the time, sufficient to satisfy the rent, or the party mistake the value of the thing distrained, he may make a second distress.
www.lectlaw.com /def/d184.htm   (3115 words)

  
 Distress in Laboratory Animals Goes Unheeded
the USDA to formally define distress and propose a new/revised scale of pain and distress, is currently awaiting a response to its June, 2005 letter urging action.
In other words, although the research community doesn’t want the USDA to define distress or otherwise expand its authority over research practices (their standard response when enhancements of the AWA are considered), they nearly all agree on the definition that should be used if the USDA does decide to move forward.
The NRC’s definition of distress is: “an aversive state in which an animal is unable to adapt completely to stressors and the resulting stress, and shows maladaptive behaviors”.
www.hsus.org /animals_in_research/animals_in_research_news/distress_in_laboratory_animals_goes_unheeded.html   (1128 words)

  
 DISTRESS - Encyclopedia Britannica - DISTRESS - JCSM's Study Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Blackstone notes that the law of distresses in this respect "has been greatly altered within a few years last past." The legislature, in fact, converted an ancient right of personal redress into a powerful remedy for the exclusive benefit of a single class of creditors, viz.
But by an act of 1710, and by the Distress for Rent Act 1737, he may follow things fraudulently 0I clandestinely removed off the premises within thirty days after their removal, unless they have been in the meantime bona fide sold for a valuable consideration.
To " replevy " is when the person distrained upon applies to the proper authority (the registrar of the county court) to have the thing returned to his own possession, on giving security to try the right of taking it in an action of replevin.
jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Encyclopedia_Britannica/DIO_DRO/DISTRESS.html   (1025 words)

  
 Respiratory Distress Syndrome (Infant)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Surfactant proteins and stable microbubbles in tracheal aspirates of infants with respiratory distress syndrome: relation to the degree of respiratory failure and response to exogenous surfactant.
Nitric oxide inhalation in infants with respiratory distress syndrome.
High-frequency jet ventilation in the early management of respiratory distress syndrome is associated with a greater risk for adverse outcomes.
www.umdnj.edu /rspthweb/bibs/irds.htm   (2699 words)

  
 Respiratory Distress
Respiratory distress - outwardly evident, physically labored ventilation or respiratory efforts; clinically evident inability to adequately ventilate and/or oxygenate.
Describe the causes of respiratory distress in trauma.
The major ways in which to achieve this aim, regardless of the underlying cause of distress, are establishing a patent airway, instituting or assisting ventilation, and maintaining an adequate oxygen tension, by administration of supplemental oxygen, to maximize oxygen delivery.
www.cvmbs.colostate.edu /clinsci/wing/trauma/dyspnea.htm   (3077 words)

  
 SF REVIEWS.NET: Distress / Greg Egan
With comforting myths stripped away by the explanatory power of science, many people are driven to despair, believing — unjustly — that the light of scientific scrutiny is a cold light that renders life itself bleak and meaningless.
He rejects an assignment to cover a growing outbreak of bizarre psychological trauma called Distress in favor of what he thinks will be a cushy, high-profile job, interviewing the world's leading physicist at a conference where she is about to present her completed Theory of Everything (or TOE for short).
Distress contains some of the most eloquent passages I have ever read extolling the need for science and rationalism in a world frought with ideologies, beliefs, and prejudices.
www.sfreviews.net /distress.html   (840 words)

  
 Visual Distress Signals for Recreational Boaters
Non-Pyrotechnic Visual Distress Signals must be in serviceable condition, readily accessible, and certified by the manufacturer as complying with U.S.C.G. requirements.
Regulations prohibit display of visual distress signals on the water under any circumstances except when assistance is required to prevent immediate or potential danger to persons on board a vessel.
Whenever a pistol or hand-held rocket propelled distress signal is used, the wind must be taken into account.
www.uscgboating.org /safety/metlife/distress.htm   (761 words)

  
 Distress beacons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
A Distress Beacon is a small electronic device that helps rescue authorities find you in a life-threatening situation.
When a Distress Beacon is activated, it transmits a signal that is detectable by passing aircraft and satellites.
Distress Beacons are only for use in life-threatening situations.
www.safeboating.org.au /Equipment/Distress_Beacons/index.asp   (796 words)

  
 The pulmonary physician in critical care * 6: The pathogenesis of ALI/ARDS -- Bellingan 57 (6): 540 -- Thorax
Pathophysiology of acute respiratory distress syndrome and acute lung injury.
Histopathology of pulmonary oedema and the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Neutrophil apoptosis in the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
thorax.bmjjournals.com /cgi/content/full/57/6/540   (4943 words)

  
 TECHBRIEF Key Findings From LTPP Distress Data
At the project level, distress data are essential to correctly diagnose the causes of pavement deterioration, and thus the selection of the most appropriate remedial measures.
The planned outcome of the study was to be a "consolidated distress data set" in which data collected by both methods were combined after careful examination of the time trends in each distress type considered to reconcile differences attributable to the distress survey methodology.
The distresses shown in table 2 (below) were the focus of this study, because they are the distresses most commonly observed in the LTPP test sections.
www.tfhrc.gov /pavement/ltpp/reports/02031.htm   (1217 words)

  
 Appendix 13 - Distress and safety communications (non-GMDSS)
It shall be used for the distress call and distress traffic, for the urgency signal and urgency messages, for the safety signal and, outside regions of heavy traffic, for short safety messages.
It is used for distress calls and distress traffic, for signals of emergency position-indicating radiobeacons, for the urgency signal and urgency messages and for the safety signal.
These two steps of the distress procedure may also be omitted in circumstances where transmission of the alarm signal is considered unnecessary.
life.itu.ch /radioclub/rr/ap13.htm   (9932 words)

  
 Infliction of Emotional Distress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
A defendant intended to inflict emotional distress if it is established that he or she desired to cause such distress or knew that such distress was substantially certain to result from his or her conduct.
A defendant's conduct is in reckless disregard of the probability of causing emotional distress if he or she has knowledge of a high degree of probability that emotional distress will result and acts with deliberate disregard of that probability or with a conscious disregard of the probable results.
Serious emotional distress is an emotional reaction beyond that which would be anticipated in a witness not related to the injured person and which is not an abnormal response to the circumstances.
www.west.net /~smith/distress.htm   (1178 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Distress: Books: Greg Egan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
So burnt that he passes up a plum assignment covering the new disease "Distress." Instead, he asks for a lower-key job profiling Violet Mosala, a scientist who earned a Nobel Prize at the age of 25 and who is about to announce her version of the Theory of Everything.
Distress is not only the best of Egan's novels that I've yet read, but one of the most inventive and accomplished sf novels I've read in many years.
Distress is aptly named, and should, perhaps, be the subtitle of all his novels.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0061057274?v=glance   (1998 words)

  
 Emotional distress leads children to doubt their competence
Children who experience emotional distress from depression and anxiety are prone to viewing themselves and their world in a negative light — and this thinking leads them to underestimate their abilities, suggest the results of a long-term study of nearly 1,000 elementary school children.
A deeper understanding of the effects of emotional distress and the pathways by which they affect children is important.
The researchers found that emotionally distressed study participants were more likely to see themselves and their world in a negative light — and that these negative feelings subsequently decreased their perceptions of competency during the study period.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2003-03/cfta-edl022503.php   (521 words)

  
 Comparison of systemic cytokine levels in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome, severe pneumonia, and ...
Inflammatory cytokines in patients with persistence of the acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Infections and the inflammatory response in acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by pulmonary and extrapulmonary disease.
www.thoraxjnl.com /cgi/content/full/55/1/46   (4396 words)

  
 Search Results for distress -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Distress signals are fixed by custom and by internationally agreed-on rules of the road at sea.
Of central importance in emotion regulation are developmental processes that enable children, as they mature, to exercise an increasingly greater control over affective responses.
His liberal education and distress at the outcome of the Crimean War, which had demonstrated Russia's backwardness, inspired him toward a great program of domestic...
www.britannica.com /search?query=distress&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (416 words)

  
 Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Other Psychological Distress
This section provides information on some of the most widespread forms of psychological distress, such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other mood disorders and anxiety disorders.
As in the case of many other forms of psychological distress, the ICD and DSM take different approaches to diagnosis and classification.
However, the question of whether one wishes to employ labels of this kind is, in the view of this site, separate from the question of whether it is useful for practitioners to be aware of their defining symptoms.
counsellingresource.com /distress/index.html   (875 words)

  
 Distress quotes & quotations
"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.
"Your distress about life might mean you have been living for the wrong reason, not that you have no reason for living.
Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
en.thinkexist.com /quotes/with/keyword/distress   (466 words)

  
 Visual Distress Signals
The electric distress light must be able to automatically flash the signal SOS, three short, three long, three short.
If you are in the unfortunate situation of being in distress it would not usually be wise to fire off all of your flares at once and then be left with no means of signaling an approaching search vessel.
Therefore, if you are in distress and see the flashing blue light in the distance you may want to signal the Coast Guard search vessel with a flare.
www.boatsafe.com /nauticalknowhow/020198tip.htm   (936 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) in infants
Respiratory distress syndrome is one of the most common lung disorders in premature infants and causes increasing difficulty in breathing.
In respiratory distress syndrome, the air sacs collapse and prevent the child from breathing properly.
Blood cultures and a sepsis work-up are usually done to rule out infection and sepsis as a cause of the respiratory distress.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/001563.htm   (809 words)

  
 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
It is possible that the main title of the report Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome is not the name you expected.
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a type of severe, acute lung dysfunction affecting all or most of both lungs that occurs as a result of illness or injury.
Although it is sometimes called adult respiratory distress syndrome, it may also affect children.
my.webmd.com /hw/health_guide_atoz/nord611.asp   (469 words)

  
 Global Maritime Distress and Safety System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
The GMDSS provides for automatic distress alerting and locating in cases where a radio operator doesn't have time to send an SOS or MAYDAY call, and, for the first time, requires ships to receive broadcasts of maritime safety information which could prevent a distress from happening in the first place.
DSC distress alerts, which consist of a preformatted distress message, are used initiate emergency communications with ships and rescue coordination centers.
Because of the problems MF/HF DSC uncancelled false alerts and distress relays are causing USCG watchstanders, the Coast Guard has issued a notice to mariners.
www.1e6.org /library/triva/1999.05.07/gmdss.html   (2117 words)

  
 9.8 Pavement Evaluation - Rigid Pavement Distress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-02)
Each distress discussion includes (1) pictures if available, (2) a description of the distress, (3) why the distress is a problem and (4) typical causes of the distress.
Shrinkage cracks are considered a distress if they occur in an uncontrolled manner (e.g., at locations outside of contraction joints in JPCP or too close together in CRCP).
Spalling greater than about 75 mm (3 inches) from the crack face may indicated possible spalling at the joint bottom and should be repaired with a full-depth patch.
training.ce.washington.edu /WSDOT/Modules/09_pavement_evaluation/09-8_body.htm   (1678 words)

  
 WFAA.com | Nation
The couple also wanted compensation for their emotional distress and loss of companionship.
Their case is one of a growing number around the country that asks courts to recognize what dog owners already do: that man's best friend is worth more than its retail price.
A judge ruled in the Scheeles' civil suit that there is no provision in Vermont law that would allow them to recover damages for the loss of Shadow's companionship or for emotional distress.
www.wfaa.com /sharedcontent/dws/news/nation/stories/120506dnnatpets.50cef32d.html   (834 words)

  
 Visual Distress Signals
Pyrotechnic Visual Distress Signals must be Coast Guard Approved, in serviceable condition, and readily accessible.
Expired signals may be carried as extra equipment, but can not be counted toward meeting the visual distress signal requirement, since they may be unreliable.
May also be incorporated as part of devices designed to attract attention in an emergency, such as balloons, kites, or floating streamers.
www.uscgboating.org /safety/fedreqs/equ_vds.htm   (672 words)

  
 Healthopedia.com - Abdominal Distress (Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Discomfort)
Abdominal distress refers to any pain or discomfort in the abdomen.
There are many different reasons why a person might have abdominal problems, and the exact cause is not always clear.
Abdominal distress often comes from the gut, or the gastrointestinal tract.
www.healthopedia.com /abdominal-distress   (338 words)

  
 Intrusion, Avoidance, and Psychological Distress Among Individuals With Cancer -- Manne et al. 63 (4): 658 -- ...
Results of structural equation analyses of associations among intrusions, avoidance, and psychological distress for patients diagnosed with late-stage disease.
Results of structural equation analyses of associations among intrusions, avoidance, and psychological distress for patients diagnosed with early-stage disease.
The structure of psychological distress and well-being in general populations.
www.psychosomaticmedicine.org /cgi/content/full/63/4/658   (5627 words)

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