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Weller buttoned up his change in a side pocket, and, with many confirmatory nods and gestures by the way, proceeded in search of the subject of discourse.
Just so," observes the stationer with his confirmatory cough.
Any other evidence will be simply confirmatory, a mere matter of form.
The expression of Mump's face, which seemed to be tolerating the superfluous existence of objects in general, was strongly confirmatory of this high praise.
Endologixs announced that the first patient was treated in the EVAS2 IDE confirmatory clinical study of the investigational Nellix EndoVascular Aneurysm Sealing, or EVAS, System by Sajjad Hussai, Chief of the Department of Vascular Surgery at St.
The police officer who was caught in a 'shabu' session in Las Pinas City has tested positive in his confirmatory drug test, the head of the Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory said yesterday.
NEW YORK--A recent study indicates that continuous glucose monitoring (COM) without finger sticking is as safe and effective as COM with confirmatory blood glucose monitoring in adults with type 1 diabetes.
M2 PHARMA-March 6, 2017-PTC Therapeutics' ataluren fails to meet primary and secondary endpoints in Confirmatory Trial
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 6, 2017-PTC Therapeutics' ataluren fails to meet primary and secondary endpoints in Confirmatory Trial
The author has organized the main body of his text in fifteen chapters devoted to classical design, the two-stage adaptive confirmatory design method, K-stage adaptive confirmatory design methods, sample-size re-estimation design, special two-stage group sequential trials, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
They provide information needed to design large confirmatory studies that aim to provide definitive evidence on the efficacy/effectiveness of novel interventions.
The need for power analysis to develop appropriate sample sizes for confirmatory experiments is a recurring theme in the special issue (Bakker, van Dijik, & Wicherts, 2012; Ioannidis, 2012; Open Science Collaboration, 2012; Pashler & Harris, 2012) and has also been discussed for parapsychological research (Kennedy, 2013a).
Speaking about the possibility of a second confirmatory drilling, Ellinas recalled that when the CEO of Noble, Charles Davidson, announced the conduct of confirmatory drilling in Block 12 last year, OTC Huston had said that there was a 25 per cent likelihood that a second confirmatory drilling would be required.
1) However, laboratory practice is inconsistent in the use of urine confirmatory tests for the presence of ketones and bilirubin in urine.
Confirmatory drilling in block 12 of Cyprus` exclusive economic zone will begin as soon as the rig is transferred there, in mid- or late June, and is expected to be completed by October, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Yiorgos Lakkotrypis has said.