Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Child, Exceptional: A child whose needs, abilities, or other characteristics vary so much from the average in mental, physical, or social areas that a greater than usual level of services is needed to facilitate the child's maximum potential development.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Job Satisfaction: Personal satisfaction relative to the work situation.Personal Satisfaction: The individual's experience of a sense of fulfillment of a need or want and the quality or state of being satisfied.Cost Savings: Reductions in all or any portion of the costs of providing goods or services. Savings may be incurred by the provider or the consumer.Retirement: The state of being retired from one's position or occupation.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Laboratories, Hospital: Hospital facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.Suburban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in suburban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Appendix: A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.Scientific Misconduct: Intentional falsification of scientific data by presentation of fraudulent or incomplete or uncorroborated findings as scientific fact.Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Systems: Systems developed for collecting reports from government agencies, manufacturers, hospitals, physicians, and other sources on adverse drug reactions.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions: Disorders that result from the intended use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS. Included in this heading are a broad variety of chemically-induced adverse conditions due to toxicity, DRUG INTERACTIONS, and metabolic effects of pharmaceuticals.Suicide, Attempted: The unsuccessful attempt to kill oneself.Contraceptives, Oral: Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.World War II: Global conflict involving countries of Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America that occurred between 1939 and 1945.Nuclear Weapons: A weapon that derives its destructive force from nuclear fission and/or fusion.Contraception: Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.Sterilization, Reproductive: Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.Contraception Behavior: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Planning Organizations: Organizations involved in all aspects of health planning activities.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Professional Corporations: Legally authorized corporations owned and managed by one or more professionals (medical, dental, legal) in which the income is ascribed primarily to the professional activities of the owners or stockholders.United StatesHospitals, Voluntary: Private, not-for-profit hospitals that are autonomous, self-established, and self-supported.Choice Behavior: The act of making a selection among two or more alternatives, usually after a period of deliberation.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Wounds, Gunshot: Disruption of structural continuity of the body as a result of the discharge of firearms.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Patient Preference: Individual's expression of desirability or value of one course of action, outcome, or selection in contrast to others.Nursing Homes: Facilities which provide nursing supervision and limited medical care to persons who do not require hospitalization.Food Storage: Keeping food for later consumption.Food Safety: Activities involved in ensuring the safety of FOOD including avoidance of bacterial and other contamination.Pyrus: A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.Fruit: The fleshy or dry ripened ovary of a plant, enclosing the seed or seeds.Penicillium: A mitosporic Trichocomaceae fungal genus that develops fruiting organs resembling a broom. When identified, teleomorphs include EUPENICILLIUM and TALAROMYCES. Several species (but especially PENICILLIUM CHRYSOGENUM) are sources of the antibiotic penicillin.Malus: A plant genus in the family ROSACEAE, order Rosales, subclass Rosidae. It is best known as a source of the edible fruit (apple) and is cultivated in temperate climates worldwide.Food Handling: Any aspect of the operations in the preparation, processing, transport, storage, packaging, wrapping, exposure for sale, service, or delivery of food.Preoperative Care: Care given during the period prior to undergoing surgery when psychological and physical preparations are made according to the special needs of the individual patient. This period spans the time between admission to the hospital to the time the surgery begins. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Pamphlets: Printed publications usually having a format with no binding and no cover and having fewer than some set number of pages. They are often devoted to a single subject.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Orchiopexy: A surgical procedure in which an undescended testicle is sutured inside the SCROTUM in male infants or children to correct CRYPTORCHIDISM. Orchiopexy is also performed to treat TESTICULAR TORSION in adults and adolescents.General Surgery: A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Surgery Department, Hospital: Hospital department which administers all departmental functions and the provision of surgical diagnostic and therapeutic services.