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(1) (American Power Conversion Corporation, West Kingston, RI, www.apcc.com) The leading manufacturer of UPS systems and surge suppressors, founded in 1981 by Rodger Dowdell, Neil Rasmussen and Emanual Landsman, three electronic power engineers who had worked at MIT. Although created to develop solar electricity, the company introduced its first UPS system three years later as government funding for solar energy dissipated.

(2) (Application Performance Characterization) A graphics benchmark that tests actual application performance. See GPC.
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Atrial premature complexes are common with hypokalemia, and atrial fibrillation may occur.
Atrial arrhythmias included atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation, atrial tachycardia, atrial premature complex and AV junctional disturbances.
Dual A-V nodal pathways typically come to medical attention when a patient presents with A-V nodal reentrant tachycardia, which most often begins with an atrial premature complex that blocks in the fast pathway, is conducted down the slow pathway, and then returns retrogradely up the fast pathway that is no longer refractory.

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