intractability


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While a significant minority of children with early medical intractability ultimately achieved seizure control without surgery, those with an abnormal imaging study did poorly," said Dr.
This rogue director's intractability is disruptive -- leaving the board to either accede to his views or come to a screeching halt.
Because of the intractability of the debate, Teilhard's contentions, which I call Teilhardism, warrant further attention today.
It is, I think, no exaggeration to say the intractability of this problem posed the single most serious threat to judicial independence in the State's history.
The visit brought home some of the injustice and intractability of the Israel-Palestine conflict, and the structural logic and powerful interests that sustain it.
Among those are the Screener and Opioid Assessment for Patients With Pain (SOAPP); the Opioid Risk Tool (ORT); the Diagnosis, Intractability, Risk Efficacy (DIRE) test; and the Current Opioid Misuse Measure (COMM), which is used for patients already taking opioids (see box for more information).
The main reason for the refugee issue's intractability is that at its root is the 1948 establishment of the state of Israel and the ensuing displacement of Palestinians, which prominent Israeli historian Ilan Pappe referred to as ethnic cleansing and which Palestinians refer to as the Nakba, or catastrophe.
Social and economic conditions; the resource-base available for renewal (manpower, finance, physical infrastructure); the embeddedness and intractability of problems (relating to episcopal authority, clerical discipline and administrative good order) rooted in the long decades of disruption; the energy, capacity and leadership qualities of individual bishops: these were among the many factors that determined the pace and success of the movement for institutional reconstruction and the establishment of clerical good order and devotional orthodoxy in the different dioceses from the early eighteenth through to the later nineteenth century.
Our experience of the US sub-prime crisis, and the intractability of Europe's sovereign debt problems lead us to believe that the latter is likely to drag on, punctuated by fresh bouts of anxiety and supplementary support packages.
In a riveting portrayal of Giorgio Germont, baritone James Westman revelled in his character's chilling, ruthless intractability that ripped every shred of meaning from Violetta's life, David Pomeroy was an ardent and utterly smitten Alfredo whose commitment to Violetta never wavered even in the face of the story's insurmountable odds.
The constrained features of public health practice and the intractability of some of the moral challenges it poses make it amenable to this theoretical approach, which has proved successful in exploring issues like global poverty and racial inequality--topics that are similarly constrained.
and] symbolizes the essential intractability of the 'other'" (p.
His agnosticism on the ultimate cause of the intractability of the race problem steers him away from familiar ports of call such as false consciousness, hegemony, and class theory.
That intractability did not prevent her repelling Celidh House but, with both fillies practically walking through the final furlong, the George Strawbridge-owned Dyna Waltz - under pressure more than half a mile from home - bridged a four-length deficit to score.