An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.
The formal process of obtaining a complete and accurate list of each patient's current home medications including name, dosage, frequency, and route of administration, and comparing admission, transfer, and/or discharge medication orders to that list. The reconciliation is done to avoid medication errors.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
A preconceived judgment made without factual basis.
The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
The degree of closeness or acceptance an individual or group feels toward another individual or group.
Differential treatment or unequal access to opportunities, based on group membership such as origin or ethnicity.
The hollow, muscular organ that maintains the circulation of the blood.
An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.
The study of natural phenomena by observation, measurement, and experimentation.
A group of pathological conditions characterized by sudden, non-convulsive loss of neurological function due to BRAIN ISCHEMIA or INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES. Stroke is classified by the type of tissue NECROSIS, such as the anatomic location, vasculature involved, etiology, age of the affected individual, and hemorrhagic vs. non-hemorrhagic nature. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp777-810)
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
The gradual irreversible changes in structure and function of an organism that occur as a result of the passage of time.
A sport consisting of hand-to-hand combat between two unarmed contestants seeking to pin or press each other's shoulders to the ground.
Activities or games, usually involving physical effort or skill. Reasons for engagement in sports include pleasure, competition, and/or financial reward.
Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.
A plant genus of the family ARISTOLOCHIACEAE. Species of this genus have been used in traditional medicine but they contain aristolochic acid which is associated with nephropathy. These are sometimes called 'snakeroot' but that name is also used with a number of other plants such as POLYGALA; SANICULA; ASARUM; ARISTOLOCHIA; AGERATINA; and others.
Metastatic lesion of the UMBILICUS associated with intra-abdominal neoplasms especially of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or OVARY.
Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.
Seeds from grasses (POACEAE) which are important in the diet.
An object or a situation that can serve to reinforce a response, to satisfy a motive, or to afford pleasure.
An error-prone mechanism or set of functions for repairing damaged microbial DNA. SOS functions (a concept reputedly derived from the SOS of the international distress signal) are involved in DNA repair and mutagenesis, in cell division inhibition, in recovery of normal physiological conditions after DNA repair, and possibly in cell death when DNA damage is extensive.
Promotion and protection of the rights of children; frequently through a legal process.
Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Leisure activities engaged in for pleasure.
Hemorrhage within the orbital cavity, posterior to the eyeball.
Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the continent of Europe.
An irrational reaction compounded of grief, loss of self-esteem, enmity against the rival and self criticism.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of pteroylpolyglutamic acids in gamma linkage to pterolylmonoglutamic acid and free glutamic acid. EC 3.4.19.9.
A compound that, on administration, must undergo chemical conversion by metabolic processes before becoming the pharmacologically active drug for which it is a prodrug.
Human females as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.