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INDEXES

Index of Medical School Profiles

Albany Medical College, NY 306

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY 307

Baylor College of Medicine, TX 346

Boston University, School of Medicine, MA 284

Brown Medical School, RI 338

Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, OH 323

Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 265

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, NY 308

Creighton University, School of Medicine, NE 299

Dalhousie University, Faculty of Medicine, NS 363

Dartmouth Medical School, NH 302

Drexel University, College of Medicine, PA 331

Duke University, School of Medicine, NC 319

East Carolina University, Brody School of Medicine, NC 318

East Tennessee State University, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, TN 342

Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA 355

Emory University, School of Medicine, GA 260

George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, DC 254

Georgetown University, School of Medicine, DC 255

Harvard Medical School, MA 285

Howard University, College of Medicine, DC 256

Indiana University, School of Medicine, IN 273

Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, PA 332

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, MD 281

Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, CA 244

Louisiana State University, School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA 278

Louisiana State University, School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA 279

Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, IL 266

Marshall University, Joan Edwards School of Medicine, WV 359

Mayo Medical School, MN 291

McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, QB 364

McMaster University, School of Medicine, ON 365

Medical College of Georgia, GA 261

Medical College of Ohio, OH 324

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI 361

Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine, SC 339

Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine, TN 343

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Medicine, NF 366

Mercer University, School of Medicine, GA 262

Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine, MI 288

Morehouse School of Medicine, GA 263

Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, NY 309

New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ 303

New York Medical College, NY 310

New York University, School of Medicine, NY 311

Northeastern Ohio Universities, College of Medicine, OH 325

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, IL 267

Ohio State University, College of Medicine, OH 326

Oregon Health & Sciences University, School of Medicine, OR 330

Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, PA 333

Queen's University, Faculty of Medicine, ON 367

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, NJ 304

Rush Medical College of Rush University, IL 268

Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine, IL 269

St. Louis University, School of Medicine, MO 295

Stanford University, School of Medicine, CA 245

Stony Brook University, School of Medicine, NY 315

University of Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, NY 312

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, College of Medicine, NY 313

State University of New York Upstate Medical University, NY 314

Temple University, School of Medicine, PA 334

Texas A&M University System, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, TX 347

Texas Tech University, School of Medicine, TX 348

Tufts University, School of Medicine, MA 286

Tulane University, School of Medicine, LA 280

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, MD 282

Université de Montreal Faculté de Médecine, QB 374

Université de Sherbrooke, Faculté de Médecine, QB 368

Université Laval, Faculté de Medecine, QB 369

University of Alabama, School of Medicine, AL 239

University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine, AB 370

University of Arizona, College of Medicine, AZ 241

University of Arkansas, College of Medicine, AR 242

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, BC 371

University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, AB 372

University of California—Davis, School of Medicine, CA 246

University of California—Irvine, College of Medicine, CA 247

University of California—Los Angeles, School of Medicine, CA 248

University of California—San Diego, School of Medicine, CA 249

University of California—San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 250

University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, IL 270

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, OH 327

University of Colorado, School of Medicine, CO 251

University of Connecticut, School of Medicine, CT 252

University of Florida, College of Medicine, FL 257

University of Hawaii at Maanoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine, HI 264

University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine, IL 271

University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA 274

University of Kansas, School of Medicine, KS 275

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, KY 276

University of Louisville, School of Medicine, KY 277

University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine, MB 373

University of Maryland, School of Medicine, MD 283

University of Massachusetts, Medical School, MA 287

University of Miami, School of Medicine, FL 258

University of Michigan, Medical School, MI 289

University of Minnesota—Duluth, School of Medicine, MN 292

University of Minnesota, Medical School—Minneapolis, MN 293

University of Mississippi, School of Medicine, MS 294

University of Missouri—Columbia, School of Medicine, MO 296

University of Missouri—Kansas City, School of Medicine, MO 297

University of Nebraska, College of Medicine, NE 300

University of Nevada, School of Medicine, NV 301

University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, NM 305

University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, NC 320

University of North Dakota, School of Medicine, ND 326

University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, OK 329

University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, ON 375

University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, PA 335

University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA 337

University of Rochester, School of Medicine, NY 316

University of Saskatchewan, College of Medicine, SA 376

University of South Alabama, College of Medicine, AL 240

University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, SC 340

University of South Dakota, School of Medicine, SD 341

University of South Florida, College of Medicine, FL 259

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, CA 243

University of Tennessee, Health Science Center, College of Medicine, TN 344

University of Texas, Medical Branch at Galveston, TX 349

University of Texas, Medical School at Houston, TX 350

University of Texas, Medical School at San Antonio, TX 351

University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX 352

University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, ON 377

University of Utah, School of Medicine, UT 353

University of Vermont, College of Medicine, VT 354

University of Virginia, School of Medicine, VA 356

University of Washington, School of Medicine, WA 358

University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Medicine, ON 378

University of Wisconsin, Medical School, WI 362

Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, TN 345

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, VA 357

Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, NC 321

Washington University, School of Medicine, MO 298

Wayne State University, School of Medicine, MI 290

Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY 317

West Virginia University, School of Medicine, WV 360

Wright State University, Boonshaft School of Medicine, OH 328

Yale University, School of Medicine, CT 253

Index of Osteopathic School Profiles

Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, AZ 462

A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO 472

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University, IL 467

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, IA 468

Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine 482

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA 480

Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, MI 471

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology, NY 476

Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL 465

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, OH 477

Oklahoma State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, OK 478

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia 466

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA 479

Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine, KY 469

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at Fort Worth, TX 481

Touro University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, CA 463

Touro University, College of Osteopathic Medicine-Nevada 473

University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO 474

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Osteopathic Medicine, NJ 475

University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, ME 470

West Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, WV 483

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA 464

Index of Dental School Profiles

Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, AZ 554

Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University, TX 601

Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine, MA 574

Case Western Reserve University, School of Dentistry, OH 591

Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, NY 586

Creighton University, School of Dentistry, NE 582

Dalhousie University, Faculty of Dentistry, NS 608

Harvard School of Dental Medicine, MA 575

Howard University, College of Dentistry, DC 562

Indiana University, School of Dentistry, IN 568

Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry, CA 555

Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry, LA 572

Marquette University, School of Dentistry, WI 607

McGill University, Faculty of Dentistry, QB 609

Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry, GA 565

Medical University of South Carolina, College of Dental Medicine, SC 598

Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry, TN 599

New Jersey Dental School, University of Medicine and Dentistry, NJ 585

New York University, College of Dentistry, NY 587

Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine, FL 563

Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, OH 592

Oregon Health & Sciences University, OR 594

Southern Illinois University, School of Dental Medicine, IL 566

State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, NY 588

State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Dental Medicine, NY 589

Temple University, School of Dentistry, PA 595

Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, MA 576

Université Laval, Faculté de Médecine Dentaire, QB 611

Université de Montréal, Faculté de Médecine Dentaire, QB 610

University of Alabama, School of Dentistry, AL 559

University of Alberta, Faculty of Dentistry, AB 612

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry, BC 613

University of California—Los Angeles, School of Dentistry, CA 556

University of California—San Francisco, School of Dentistry, CA 557

University of Colorado, School of Dentistry, CO 560

University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, CT 561

University of Detroit—Mercy, School of Dentistry, MI 577

University of Florida, College of Dentistry, FL 564

University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry, IL 567

University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, IA 569

University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, KY 570

University of Louisville, School of Dentistry, KY 571

University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry, MN 614

University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, MD 573

University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, MI 578

University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry, MN 579

University of Mississippi, School of Dentistry, MS 580

University of Missouri—Kansas City, School of Dentistry, MO 581

University of Nebraska, Medical Center, College of Dentistry, NE 583

University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dentistry, NV 584

University of North Carolina, School of Dentistry, NC 590

University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry, OK 593

University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry, CA 559

University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, PA 596

University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, PA 597

University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry, SA 615

University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, CA 558

University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry, TN 600

University of Texas—Dental Branch at Houston, TX 602

University of Texas—Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, TX 603

University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, ON 616

University of Washington, School of Dentistry, WA 605

University of Western Ontario, School of Dentistry, ON 617

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry, VA 604

West Virginia University, School of Dentistry, WV 606

SUBJECT INDEX

A

AACOMAS application, 622

Academic achievement, 89

Academic advising, 55

Academic profile, 17

Acceptance(s)

 choosing among, 118

 of women, 383

Accountability, 489

Achievement tests

 description of, 18

 scores, 18

ACT. See American College Testing Program Assessment

Admission

 to college, 17

  extracurricular activities, 24, 48

  interview, 25

  premedical advisors, 18

 to dental school, 514

 to foreign medical school, 445

 to medical school, 87

  early admission, 88

  foreign, 445

  interview, 25

  minorities, 390

  selection factors, 88

  women, 382

 to osteopathic schools, 455

 self-assessment profile, 618

Admissions committee, 115

Advanced placement classes, 17

Advanced placement credit, 32

Allopathic organizations, 655

Alternative medicine

 curriculum for, 414

 terminology, 664

American Association of Dental Schools Application Service (AADSAS), 514

American College Testing Program Assessment, 18

American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)

 description of, 96

 sample essays, 627

 schools, 96

Anxiety, 42, 404–405, 420

Applicants

 age of, 93

 borderline, 102

 disability, 93

 first-year, 87

 individual status of, 92

 intellectual potential of, 90

 personal attributes of, 94

 pool size of, 87

 rejected, 122

 sex of, 93

Application

 dental school, 512

 early decision program, 98

 forms for, 622

 how to apply, 96

 recommendations, 26

 tracking of, 662

 when to apply, 98

 where to apply, 98

Assessing treatment, 488

Associateship, 490

B

Bias, 390

Bibliography, 686

C

Canadian Dental Aptitude Test, 528

Canadian dental schools, 608–617

Canadian medical schools, 363–378

Career placement, 443

Citizenship, 92

Classroom learning, 414

Clerkship, 423

Clinical skills, 486

College

 admission consideration, 17

 checklist of activities, 75

 educational opportunities, 32

 getting into, 17

 major at, 28

 organizing for life, 34

 premedical requirements, 30

 preparing for, 13

 program of studies, 24

 selection of, 14

 tips for succeeding in, 33

 transcript, 17

College life, 34

Community service activities, 416

Coping

 with rejection, 125

 with stress, 420

Cosmetic surgery, 443

Council on Graduate Medical Education, 430

Curriculum. See also Program of studies

 alternative medicine, 414

 community service activities, 416

 dental education, 535

 elective programs, 415

 evolution of, 408

 first-year, 421

 fourth-year, 424

 in transition, 412

 modifications in, 412

 osteopathic school, 455

 overseas study, 415

 second-year, 412

 third-year, 423

 traditional, 409

Cybermedicine, 503

D

Debt, 403

Dental Admission Test (DAT)

 Canadian, 528

 contents of, 519

 importance of, 518

 preparations for, 520

 questions asked on, 521–527

 scores and scoring, 515, 528

Dental education

 curriculum, 535

 financing of, 532

 programs, 538

Dental schools

 admissions criteria, 514

 application procedures, 512

 Canadian, 608–617

 curriculum, 535

 data, 542

 educational preparation for, 512

 interview, 516

 minority requirement in, 530

 postgraduate training, 539

 profiles, 608–617

 recommendation, 515

 World Wide Web resources, 681

Dentistry

 as a career, 507

 as alternative to medicine, 511

 attributes of, 510

 considerations before choosing, 511

 minorities in, 529, 530

 reasons for studying, 510

 specialties, 509

 trends in, 508

 why study, 507

 women in, 529

Dentists, 485–486

 need for, 507

Diagnosing of disease, 487

Diagnostic radiology, 442

Disability, 93

Draft

 essay, 22

 term papers, 40=41

Drug therapy, 487

E

Early admission, 88

Early decision program, 98

Education. See Dental education; Medical education; Postgraduate education; Premedical education

Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, 446

Emergency medicine, 442

Endodontics, 510

Essay(s)

 American Medical College Application Service, 629–654

 conventional, 104

 dental school, 514

 draft of, 22

 final check, 24

 importance of, 20

 nature of, 20

 organization of, 22

 preparation, 22

 preparing of, 20

 sample, 629

 topics of, 21

 unconventional, 106

Examinations

 anxiety reduction, 42

 completion of, 44

 nature of, 43

 objective, 43

 subjective, 44

 taking of, 42

Extracurricular activities, 24, 48

F

Family practice, 441

Fellowship training, 438

Fifth Pathway, 447

Financial aid

 crisis in, 402

 for minorities, 394

 programs, 404

 for women, 388

Financing

 dental education, 535

 loans, 406

 managing indebtedness, 403

 osteopathic school, 459

 repayment issues, 403

 scholarships, 405

 tips for, 405

First-year applicants

 description of, 87

 women, 383

Foreign medical school

 admission to, 445

 description of, 450

Future

 challenges, 12

 facing the, 12

 prospects for, 86

 selecting, 449

G

Gender bias, 386

General Professional Education of the Physician (GPEP), 480

Geriatrics, 443

Glossary, 683

GPA. See grade point average

Grade point average, 89

Graduate courses, 33

Group practice, 401

H

Health maintenance organization, 482

Health Resources and Services Administration, 485

High school

 class rank, 17

 extracurricular activities, 24

 overview of, 13

 program of studies, 13

 standardized tests, 18

History taking, 486

Honors courses, 32

I

Iatrogenic disorders, 488

Imaging techniques, 487

Indebtedness, 483

Independent study, 32

Intellectual potential, 90

Interdisciplinary programs, 122

Internet, 681

Internship

 foreign medical school, 448

 medical school, 127

 osteopathic medicine, 456

Interview

 college, 25

 dental school, 514

 medical school, 25

 preparation for, 107

 questions, 112, 113

 significance of, 108

 tips for, 109

 ways to succeed, 111

L

Laboratory tests, 487

Lectures, 37

Letter of acceptance, 119

Letter of recommendation, 91, 83

Litigation, 503

Loans

 dental school, 535

 medical school, 406

 repayment of, 403

 sources of, 406

Locum tenens, 493

M

Managed care, 482

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

 biological sciences, 139

 biology, 180

 contents of, 137

 explanation of answers, 193–209

 importance of, 136

 model MCAT, 152

 overview of, 135

 physical sciences, 171–178

 preparing for, 140

 reference data for, 145

 scoring, 210

 study guidelines for, 143

 verbal reasoning, 137, 156

 writing sample, 139, 179

Medical education

 costs of, 462

 curriculum. See Curriculum

 history of, 7

 postgraduate. See Postgraduate education

 in United States, 7

Medical Informatics, 504

Medical practice

 admissions, 499

 clinical skills, 488

 cost effectiveness in, 489

 diagnosing disease, 487

 group, 401

 guidelines to, 489

 litigation concerns, 503

 patient care, 488

 practice abroad, 493

 salaried practitioners, 492

 solo, 490

 treatment assessments, 483

 volunteerism, 493

Medical schools

 acceptance, 118

 admissions, 499

 annual graduates from, 9

 applicants, 85

 applying to, 86

 attrition in, 417

 basic data, 212

 Canadian, 134

 characteristics of, 236–378

 coping with stress, 420

 data regarding, 212

 education, 456

 essay, 103

 first-year applicants, 87

 first-year guidelines, 421

 flexible curriculum programs, 128

 foreign. See Foreign medical school

 fourth-year guidelines, 424

 general considerations, 212

 goals in, 424

 how to apply, 96

 idealism, 419

 integrated degree programs, 128

 interdisciplinary programs, 133

 interview, 25

 positive thinking in, 419

 preparing for, 28, 418

 primary care training programs, 133

 profiles, 236–378

 ranking of, 120

 recommendations, 83, 91

 regional maps of, 677

 making of, 425

 screening by, 115

 second-year guidelines, 422

 selection factors, 115–118

 selection process, 115

 third-year guidelines, 423

 tracking of, 662

 when to apply, 98

 World Wide Web resources, 681

Medical sciences knowledge profile, 426

Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), 131

Medical specialties

 cosmetic surgery, 433

 diagnostic radiology, 443

 emergency medicine, 442

 family practice, 441

 new trends, 440

 specific areas, 433–437

 physical medicine and rehabilitation, 443

 primary care, 441

 psychiatry, 442

 sports medicine, 443

Medical students, 500

Medicine

 as a career, 6

 attributes for career in, 91

 career for women, 381

 dentistry as alternative to, 511

 historical overview of, 7

 reasons for studying, 3

 research opportunities, 49, 489

 in twenty-first century, 417

Memorization techniques, 45

Minorities

 admission of, 390

 challenges for, 393

 dentistry opportunities for, 530

 doors are open, 382

 financial aid for, 394

 history in medicine, 7

 opportunities for, 389

 retention of, 417

 status, 93

 summer enrichment programs for, 395

N

National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), 426

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), 428

O

Oral pathology, 510

Oral surgery, 509

Organizations, 655, 662

Orthodontics, 509

Osteopathic medical schools

 allopathic medicine and, 458

 certification, 456

 choosing, 455

 education, 456

 educational data, 460–461

 financial assistance for, 459

 internship, 456

 philosophy of, 454

 profiles, 459–483

 training, 61

Overseas study, 445

P

Pass/fail courses, 238

Patient care, 488

Pediatrics, 442

Pedodontics, 509

Periodontics, 509

Physical examination, 486

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, 443

Physician(s)

 accountability of, 489

 attributes of, 10

 challenges for, 5

 clinical skills of, 486

 employment opportunities, 444

 group practice, 401

 health maintenance organization, 482

 income of, 495

 making of, 425

 managed care, 482

 need for, 8

 primary care, 502

 professional hazards for, 494

 reality of a career, 4

 reasons for becoming, 3

 remuneration of, 495, 501

 retirement of, 495

 salaried, 482

 shortage of, 8

 solo practitioners, 490

 supply debate, 9

 surplus of, 9

 teaching by, 489

 women as, 382

Physician-patient relationship, 425

Postbaccalaureate programs, 59

Postgraduate education

 challenges in, 440

 dental school, 539

 improving of, 439

 internship, 427

 residency, 429

Premedical

 advisor, 55

 committee, 55

 evaluation form, 84

Premedical advisory program, 55

Premedical education

 description of, 28

 humanistic aspects of, 74

 in twenty-first century, 499

Premedical requirements, 30

Premedical student

 succeeding as a, 46

Primary care

 description of, 441

Professional hazards, 494

Professional organizations, 655, 667

Program of studies. See also Curriculum

 elective, 415

 flexible curriculum programs, 128

 integrated degree programs, 128

 interdisciplinary programs, 133

Prosthodontics, 510

Psychiatry, 442

R

Ranking of medical schools, 120

Recommendations

 application, 26, 105

 letter of, 83, 91

Regional maps, 677

Rejection

 coping with, 125

 keys to bouncing back, 126

 meaning of, 122

 options after, 124

 responding to, 124

Research, 49, 489

Residency

 description of, 430

 foreign medical school, 448

 history of, 427

 osteopathic medicine, 455

 securing of, 429

 training, 430

 women in, 383

Resident matching program, 428

S

SAT. See Scholastic Aptitude Test

Scholarships

 dental school, 533

 medical school, 404

Scholastic Aptitude Test, 18

Science course grades, 90

Self-assessment admission profile, 618

Sex, 93

Solo practitioners, 490

Special educational programs:

 combined programs, 131

 early decision programs, 131

 flexible curriculum programs, 128

 integrated degree programs, 128

 interdisciplinary program, 133

 primary care training programs, 133

Sports medicine, 443

Standardized tests, 18

State of residence, 92

Stress, 425

Summer activities, 48

Summer courses, 33

Summer enrichment programs, 24, 50

T

Teaching, 489

Term papers

 description of, 38

 draft, 40–41

 researching of, 49

 topic of, 39

Test

 achievement, 18

 scholastic aptitude, 18

 scores, role of, 19

 standardized, 18

Topic of essay, 21

Tracking tables, 662

Transcript, 17

Term paper writing, 38

U

United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), 426

V

Volunteer service, 49

Volunteerism, 493

W

Women

 admission of, 382

 as physicians, 382

 dentistry opportunities for, 509

 doors are open, 382

 faculty appointments for, 383

 family issues, 386

 financial aid resources for, 388

 gender bias, 386

 health issues for, 380

 history in medicine, 44

 opportunities for, 379

 professional acceptance of, 386

 residency choices for, 383

World Wide Web, 681

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