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CPB

A slang term for a situation in which an employee is taking care of personal matters while at work. For example, an employee who sits at his desk and works on his novel instead of dealing with customers is CPB. The term is an abbreviation for "conducting personal business."
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First, Nixon vetoed additional congressional funding for CPB; second, he decided to use the CPB board, whose members are appointed by the president, to halt critical programs.
Each patient in the CPB group received a bolus of 250 mg sodium thiopental (Pentotal[R]), 3 mg midazolam, 500 mg methylprednisolone (Prednol[R]) and 10 mg vecuronium bromide at the beginning of the operation as our clinics routine protocol.
Arterial blood gas analysis and haemodynamic measurements were performed at skin incision (T1), five minutes after weaning from CPB (T2), five minutes after chest closure (T3) and four hours after arrival in ICU (T4).
Small wonder that proposals to privatize the CPB get more support from the radical left than from Republican politicians, though of course the leftists don't call it "privatization.
Total government funding for CPB is about $285 million, approximately the cost of the new federal courthouse being built downtown.
He has served as CFO for CPF and CPB since joining the organisation in September 2004 and will be leaving to pursue other interests.
The owners are on the look out for new buyers after their favourite suitor in the bidding for CPB, German bank Hauck & Aufhaeuser, surprisingly pulled out.
There was no significant correlation between NSE values with any of the compared variables including CPB time.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of the use of BIS monitoring on the propofol requirements and haemodynamic stability during CPB.
Republicans, mindful that CPB was a creation of the Lyndon B.
Thompson Pump has been a member of the CPB since 1980.