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One Snake or Two? Exploring Medical Symbols Among Medical Students

REFERENCES 1. Nayernouri T. Asclepius, Caduceus, and Simurgh as Medical Symbols: Part I. Arch Iran Med 2010;13(1):61-8. 2. Rakel RE. One snake or two? JAMA 1985;253(16):2369. 3. Retief FP, Cilliers L. Snake and staff symbolism, and healing. South African medical journal. 2002;92(7):553-6. 4. Young P, Finn BC, Bruetman JE, Cesaro Gelos J, Trimarchi H. Rod of Asclepius. Symbol of medicine. Rev Med Chil 2013;141(9):1197-201. 5. Medicine's logo. Can Med Assoc J 1969;100(22):1064. 6. Adebayo O, Fagbule F, Oyabambi A. Caduceus or rod

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Applications of the min-max symbols of multimodal maps

1 Introduction The kneading sequences of a multimodal map f of a closed interval I are symbolic sequences that locate the iterates of its critical values up to the precision set by the partition defined by its critical points [ 15 , 16 ]. See Sect. 2 for the exact meaning of these concepts in the present work and the general mathematical setting. Since the n th iterate of a critical point of f is a critical value of the n th iterate of f , f n , one may attach to the symbols of each kneading sequence of f a label informing about their minimum

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The symbols and traditions of nursing in the opinion of nursing students

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Aim. The aim of this study was to evaluate the students’ knowledge about the symbols and traditions in nursing. The merits of continuing the tradition and symbolism in contemporary nursing in the opinion of students were also evaluated.

Material and methods. The study involved 64 undergraduate nursing students of the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Kraków University. As a technique there was used author’s questionnaire to assess the validity of the symbolism there was used a Likert scale from 0-5. The median values and standard deviation were given.

Results. Almost every student mentioned a nursing cap and uniform as a symbol of professional nursing (95% vs. 83%). For students the most important is oath taking (x = 4.4, SD = 1.0) and symbolic caps awarding ceremony (x = 4.4, SD = 1.25). The least need is related to a return to the strap awarding tradition (x = 3.19, SD = 1.77). Approximately 45% of students would like to wear a nursing cap. In the opinion of 75% of students professional traditions should be cultivated during studies.

Conclusions. Traditions should be cultivated during studies in the current system of education. There is a need to remember about the history of the profession.

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Toeplitz Quantization for Non-commutating Symbol Spaces such as SUq(2)

Mathematical Physics, Eds. S. Pérez-Esteva and C. Villegas-Blas. In: Contemp. Math.. Am. Math. Soc. (2000) 1-59. [12] C. Iuliu-Lazaroiu, D. McNamee, C. Sämann: Generalized Berezin-Toeplitz quantization of Kähler supermanifolds. J. High Energy Phys. 2009 (05) (2009). 055, arXiv: 0811.4743v2 [13] A. Yu. Karlovich: Higher order asymptotic formulas for Toeplitz matrices with symbols in generalized Hölder spaces. In: Operator Algebras, Operator Theory and Applications, Eds. Maria Amélia Bastos et al. Birkhäuser (2008) 207-228. arXiv: 0705

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The Jewish symbols

-century-find/ [access: 29 03 2015] Jordan M , Tajemnice kultur i religii Wschodu, Warszawa 2000 Jung C G , Archetypy i symbole, Warszawa 1976 Jung C G , Symbols of transformation, Archetype and the Collective Unconscious, Symbolic Life, Archetypes and Symbols, [in:] P Tillich’s works Dynamics of Faith, Religious Symbol Młyńczyk Ł , Konstruowanie tożsamości politycznej w Polsce a mit o narodzie w kontekście rozważań Ernesto Laclau’a. Analiza dyskursywna, „Przegląd Narodowościowy - Review of Nationalities”, No 2, 2013

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The Vistula River as One of Poland’s Symbols and Its Perception by High School Students from Vistula Towns

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This paper presents the perception of the Vistula river, the most important of Poland’s rivers, by high-school students from selected Vistula towns and cities. The study of the perception of this river, conducted in 2006-2007, concerned, among other things, the symbolism of the Vistula, its role in nature and landscape of Poland, as well as the course of the river flowing through Poland. It was ascertained that most students perceive the Vistula as a symbol of Poland or the longest river in Poland, but they do not notice, for instance, its ecological role, although they are aware of its role in the landscape of Poland. The results of the study determine the direction and the topics of the geographic education concerning the Vistula river in Polish schools.

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The New Protractor For Military Use

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The working tool on the map is a device conceived and realized by the members of the research team on the project entitled “M.U.D.C.-01 Protractor of Angles, Distances and Coordinates”, an element of novelty which aims to solve a problem identified in the daily activity of the military and is ultimately an effective and modern way of working on military topographic maps as well as an easy way for implementing an expeditious procedures of topographic work in field measurement, for required land distances and angles of orientation and navigation. This military protractor can also be used, eventhough it is less user-friendly and is designed primarily to measure the azimuth, angle slopes, distances and rectangular coordinates with two grid scales and standard army military symbols, by military personnel which work on maps in terrain or in military headquarters.

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Creating a common symbol classification for a new historical geoportal of Poland

://www.nhgis.org/>. [13 November 2013]. OpenStreetMap. Available from: <http://www.openstreetmap.org>. [13 November 2013]. Robinson, AC, Pezanowski, S, Troedson, S, Bianchetti, R, Blanford, J, Stevens, J, Guidero, E, Roth, RE & MacEachren, AM 2013, ‘Symbol Store: sharing map symbols for emergency management’, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, vol. 40, no. 5, pp. 415-426 Spoerhase, C 2008, ‘Presentism and Precursorship in Intellectual History’, Culture, Theory and Critique, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 49-72. Szady, B

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Justices as “Sacred Symbols”: Antonin Scalia and the Cultural Life of the Law

jurisprudence for its fidelity to law and deference to the popular will. But even though Scalia fought against the romantic vision of philosopher judge, he himself became a living symbol of a judicial philosophy, a symbol so powerful that sometimes it was difficult to disentangle the judge from his jurisprudence. His status as a symbol and how he achieved his status was much different from the route of the judges mentioned above. This paper attempts to explain how Scalia became what we call a judicial “sacred symbol.” I Scalia’s Death Antonin Scalia died in the early

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The Religious Carol in Transylvania –Function and Symbol

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In the context of Romanian folkloric tradition, the carol represents one of the oldest cultural elements. The first part of this article defines the genre and functions of the Romanian carol, and explains that its basic function is the conveyance of wishes, referring to all aspects of the social and personal life of the recipient. As far as the nature of the carol is concerned, the second part of the article reveals some characteristics of the sense and symbol of the religious carol, concluding that carols are part of those traditional texts and melodies that can be called Eucharistic chants. Their preservation and practice in different areas of the country highlight their worth, as they essentially represent liturgical echoes arising from the ethnogenesis of the Romanian nation.

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