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Adjuncts are parts of a sentence that are used to elaborate on or modify other words or phrases in a sentence. Along with complements, subjects, verbs, and objects, adjuncts are one of the five main components of the structure of clauses. A distinguishing feature of adjuncts is that their removal from sentences does not alter the grammatical integrity and correctness of the sentence. In other words, adjuncts expand on the word or phrase that they are modifying, but their presence in sentences is not needed for the sentence to stand alone. Nouns, adjectives, and adverbs can all be adjuncts.
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(1) In a number of West European countries and in prerevolutionary Russia (at the Academy of Sciences, some institutions of higher learning, and also at the universities before the introduction of the Statute of 1863), a person doing his qualifying scientific apprenticeship; an assistant to an official, department head, professor, or academician; or a graduate assistant.

(2) In the USSR, a military officer who is preparing for a research or teaching position at a higher military educational institution or an armed forces research institute.

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This is an analysis of long-term efficacy and tolerability of adjunctive perampanel from the blinded and open-label extension phases of Study 235, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase II study of adjunctive perampanel in adolescent patients with inadequately controlled partial-onset seizures.
The overall result was that regardless of which mood stabilizer was prescribed along with adjunctive personalized treatment, the co-primary outcomes of the benefits and harms ratio from treatment effects over time (the CGI efficacy index), and the number of necessary clinical adjustments (changes in medication excluding titrations according to scale), were virtually parallel: For each primary outcome, the P value for the estimated change in baseline was less than .
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The results are a bit equivocal and my impression is that they may require some type of adjunctive treatment.
Two double-blind studies involved 223 patients with SSRI-resistant MDD and found that 15mg per day of adjunctive L-methylfolate can be a useful treatment strategy for SSRI partial and non-responders with MDD, while 7.
rufinamide) as an adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) in pediatric patients from one to four years of age.
The FDA's Neurological Devices Advisory Panel voted 7-5 to recommend approval, with conditions, of an implantable device that delivers electrical stimulation to the brain as an adjunctive treatment for adults with refractory seizures.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved BANZELTM (rufinamide) for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in children four and older and adults.
In this class of drugs, only aripiprazole (Ability) has a Food and Drug Administration indication for this type of depression--as adjunctive therapy in treatment-resistant depression--though manufacturers of some of the others are pursuing approvals for depression.
75, is now applicable to the adjunctive treatment, namely preventing relapses, of premenopausal breast cancer.