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The number of hikers and the popularity of hiking in the Alpine region is great. Inevitably linked to this, natural deaths as well as fatal and non-fatal accidents occur. Nevertheless, there is little data available on hiking accidents in particular. This study examines the circumstances of accidents and the causes of death of hikers who have suffered fatal accidents.
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Name: Forensic science international
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A randomised, double-blind, cross-over study to assess the analgesic effect of methoxyflurane at moderate high altitudes in a wilderness field setting. Phase IV, randomised, double-blind,...
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A conserved protein interaction domain of the death domain superfamily that is structurally similar to the DEATH EFFECTOR DOMAIN and CASPASE RECRUITMENT DOMAIN. Death domains bind each other to form oligomers and occur on DEATH DOMAIN RECEPTORS, where they are required for APOPTOSIS signaling and non-apoptotic functions.
The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).
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