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  • "Ion and albumin influence on measurement of metabolic debt" 

    Heck, Amber; Mueller, Dana; Woodard, Meredith; Lewis, Trisha; Waszgis, Michaela; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Sanders, Rachel; Matlack, Angela; Buising, Charisse; Henderson, LaRhee; Hopkins, James; Devey, Jennifer; Smoot, Dustin; Wall, Piper (2006-06-07)
    Alterations in Na+, Cl-, and albumin, if present and not accounted for, may lead one to false conclusions concerning perfusion status as indicated by base excess (BEtotal).
  • Ionization of Atomic Hydrogen in Strong Infrared Laser Fields 

    Abeln, Brant; Secor, Ethan; Weflen, Daniel; Grum-Grzhimailo, Alexei (2010-04-19)
    We have used the matrix iteration method of Nurhuda and Faisal (Phys. Rev. A 60 (1999) 3125) to treat ionization of atomic hydrogen by a strong laser pulse. After testing our predictions against a variety of previous ...
  • Ionization Of The Hydrogen Molecular Ion By Ultrashort Intense Elliptically Polarized Laser Radiation 

    DuToit, Ryan (2013-04-17)
    We report results for the single- and multi-photon ionization of the H2 + ion irradiated by ultrashort elliptically polarized laser pulses with central photon energies from the ionization threshold up to 300 eV. Using the ...
  • Is a National Policy for Paid Parental Leave Possible in the United States? 

    Harbour, Angela; Owens, Traci; Shultz, Rochelle; Weime, Nicolas (2015-05)
    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was created in 1993 to address social and economic changes in the American family structure. This provision provided new parents with the opportunity to take up to twelve unpaid weeks ...
  • Isolation of yeast genes that suppress the chromosome loss defect of 'YAC stability in mitosis' mutants. 

    Ruggle, Brian; Rusdianto, Eveline; Sleister, Heidi (2007-05-17)
    The eukaryotic cell cycle and processes that maintain genome stability occur with high fidelity. Mutations in genes important for the structure, replication, repair, and/or segregation of chromosomes are correlated with ...
  • Isolation of Yeast Genes that Suppress the Chromosome Loss Defect of ysm's 22, 77, 83, and 84 

    Carter, Chelsea; Christie, Allen; Dicken, Matthew; Helget, Holly; Hong, Davy; Kim, Yun; Mazurek, Stefan; Michaels, Whitney; Nguyen, Lahn G.; Peterson, Whitney; Swehla, Kendra; Swenson, Jill; Thomas, Maggie; Tolliver, Clare; Wilt, Nicole (2009-04-21)
    Cancer cells display both chromosome rearrangements and abnormal numbers of chromosomes. High fidelity chromosome transmission requires the accuracy of multiple processes such as DNA replication, DNA repair, sister chromatid ...
  • "Issues with hypotensive stabilization following hemorrhage" 

    Matlack, Angela; Byers, Melissa; Scaletta, Amber; Lewis, Trisha; Waszgis, Michaela; Heck, Amber; Henderson, LaRhee; Theisen-Toupal, Jesse; Sanders, Rachel; Hopkins, James; Buising, Charisse; Meinders, Kandis; Wall, Piper (2006-06-07)
    We are investigating pharmacologic interruption of angiotensin II production (enalaprilat) combined with either 7.8% hypertonic saline dextran (HSD) or a hemoglobin based oxygen carrier (HBOC, Oxyglobin) as methods to ...
  • It’s Not Brain Science… Or Is It? How Early Second Language Learning Can Impact Future Achievement 

    Allen, Terry; Evans, Rachel; Hupp, Eric; Passman, Becky (2015-05)
    We live in a global economy, yet U.S. citizens lag far behind in the knowledge of other countries’ languages, cultures, customs, geographies and peoples. Equipping the next generation with foreign language skills as well ...
  • Labor and Management Relations: Historical Perspectives and Current Trends 

    Degni, Eli K.; Johnson, Christopher T.; Sterbenz Filby, Christine L.; Stineman, Brian M. (2015-05)
    Over the last 125 years, labor unions and management in the United States have had working relationships that have ranged from positive to co-existence to adversarial. In recent decades, declines in union membership, ...
  • Learning and memory impairments in mice lacking the M2 subtype of muscarinic receptor 

    Bainbridge, Natalie K.; Koselke, Lisa R.; Jeon, Jongrye; Wess, Jurgen; Crawley, Jacqueline N.; Wrenn, Craige C. (2007-05-31)
    The neurotransmitter acetylcholine is an important modulator of cognitive functions such as learning, memory, and attention. These functions of acetylcholine are mediated by its binding to five distinct subtypes of muscarinic ...
  • Left Behind: An Evaluation of Mental Health Programming in Iowa 

    Jarnagin, Erica; McKinney, Zacharie; Scavo, Joseph; Scott, Aaron (Drake University, 2014)
    The State of Iowa has made momentous changes to programing for individuals with mental health needs. Despite all of the changes to date, there is still significant room for improvement, especially in areas of funding and ...
  • "Legal status of Palestine" 

    Giridhar, Kavitha (Drake University. College of Arts and Sciences. Departments of Social Sciences., 2006-04)
  • List Learning in Children 

    Rice, Anna L. (2009-04-28)
  • Living the Mission : How Drake Can Cultivate Morality in Students 

    Britton, Saundra; DeBruin, Kayla; Fiegen, Jane; Gilbert, Brad; Koppel, Nate; McClain, Dylan; Prakash, Shawn; Saunders, Alison; Schweitzer, Rebecca; Traficanti, Rachel; Twinem, Sarah (2007-06-04)
  • The Living Wage in Iowa: the Effects on Families and Businesses 

    Behr, Tracie; Driscoll, Molly; Erickson, Hans; Kaenkumchorn, Tanya; Pilz, Jeff (Drake University, 2013)
    This paper explores the cost of living in Iowa. The paper looks at nine communities throughout Iowa, both urban and rural, in calculating the cost of living in Iowa. This calculation is then used to determine what an ...
  • Looking for indicators of imminent cardiovascular collapse 

    Anklam, Ashley; Dumke, Breanna; Mueller, Dana; Verdick, Christopher; Woodard, Meredith; Hopkins, James; Devey, Jennifer; Buising, Charisse; Henderson, LaRhee; Wall, Piper (2007-05-31)
    Various indicators are used as predictors of lifesaving intervention requirements and mortality risk following severe hemorrhage. We examined hemorrhage and resuscitation data for sensitive and specific indications of ...
  • The Lost Ordinance: Creating a Viable Enforcement Plan for Apartment Recycling in the City of Des Moines 

    Akright, Danny; Alliss, Justin; Douglas, Jodi; Goodin, Julia; Hines, Chris (Drake University, 2014)
  • Malaria in Developing Countries : The Elusive Silent Killer 

    Adjei, Naomi; Yilma, Mariamawit (2010-04-28)
    Malaria is the most prevalent disease in Asia, Africa, Central and South America. Malaria is a serious, sometimes fatal disease caused by a parasite that is spread to humans through the bite of infected mosquitoes. The ...
  • Metallorganic Synthesis of A-Amino Acids 

    Secor, Ethan (2011-05-05)
    Amino acids are important biological compounds and useful chemical reagents in many chemistry applications. The ongoing investigation of the synthesis of α-amino acids was done via a metallorganic reaction of imines using ...
  • The Minimum Skew Rank of Simple Graphs to Strict Powers 

    Kerzner, Ethan; Tucker, Sarah (2010-05-10)
    Every simple graph can be represented by an adjacency matrix. The minimum skew rank of a graph is the smallest possible rank of all skew-symmetric matrices whose non-zero entries correspond to edges of the graph. Extensive ...