Properties and processes of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM as a whole or of any of its parts.
Laws and regulations, pertaining to the field of pharmacy, proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.
The two dimensional measure of the outer layer of the body.
Solutions prepared for exchange across a semipermeable membrane of solutes below a molecular size determined by the cutoff threshold of the membrane material.
Dialysis fluid being introduced into and removed from the peritoneal cavity as either a continuous or an intermittent procedure.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Solutions prepared for hemodialysis. The composition of the pre-dialysis solution may be varied in order to determine the effect of solvated metabolites on anoxia, malnutrition, acid-base balance, etc. Of principal interest are the effect of the choice of buffers (e.g., acetate or carbonate), the addition of cations (Na+, K+, Ca2+), and addition of carbohydrates (glucose).
Insurance providing for payment of services rendered by the pharmacist. Services include the preparation and distribution of medical products.
Total pharmaceutical services provided by qualified PHARMACISTS. In addition to the preparation and distribution of medical products, they may include consultative services provided to agencies and institutions which do not have a qualified pharmacist.
Polymerized methyl methacrylate monomers which are used as sheets, moulding, extrusion powders, surface coating resins, emulsion polymers, fibers, inks, and films (From International Labor Organization, 1983). This material is also used in tooth implants, bone cements, and hard corneal contact lenses.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
A membrane of squamous EPITHELIAL CELLS, the mesothelial cells, covered by apical MICROVILLI that allow rapid absorption of fluid and particles in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. The peritoneum is divided into parietal and visceral components. The parietal peritoneum covers the inside of the ABDOMINAL WALL. The visceral peritoneum covers the intraperitoneal organs. The double-layered peritoneum forms the MESENTERY that suspends these organs from the abdominal wall.
The process of breakdown of food for metabolism and use by the body.
Techniques for enhancing and directing cell growth to repopulate specific parts of the PERIODONTIUM that have been damaged by PERIODONTAL DISEASES; TOOTH DISEASES; or TRAUMA, or to correct TOOTH ABNORMALITIES. Repopulation and repair is achieved by guiding the progenitor cells to reproduce in the desired location by blocking contact with surrounding tissue by use of membranes composed of synthetic or natural material that may include growth inducing factors as well.
Bilateral dissection of the abdominal branches of the vagus nerve. It is used frequently in the surgical management of duodenal and gastric ulcers, as well as in physiologic studies of gastrointestinal secretion and motility.
A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.
The first stomach of ruminants. It lies on the left side of the body, occupying the whole of the left side of the abdomen and even stretching across the median plane of the body to the right side. It is capacious, divided into an upper and a lower sac, each of which has a blind sac at its posterior extremity. The rumen is lined by mucous membrane containing no digestive glands, but mucus-secreting glands are present in large numbers. Coarse, partially chewed food is stored and churned in the rumen until the animal finds circumstances convenient for rumination. When this occurs, little balls of food are regurgitated through the esophagus into the mouth, and are subjected to a second more thorough mastication, swallowed, and passed on into other parts of the compound stomach. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
Review of claims by insurance companies to determine liability and amount of payment for various services. The review may also include determination of eligibility of the claimant or beneficiary or of the provider of the benefit; determination that the benefit is covered or not payable under another policy; or determination that the service was necessary and of reasonable cost and quality.
Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.
The growth action of bone tissue as it assimilates surgically implanted devices or prostheses to be used as either replacement parts (e.g., hip) or as anchors (e.g., endosseous dental implants).
Synthetic or natural materials for the replacement of bones or bone tissue. They include hard tissue replacement polymers, natural coral, hydroxyapatite, beta-tricalcium phosphate, and various other biomaterials. The bone substitutes as inert materials can be incorporated into surrounding tissue or gradually replaced by original tissue.
A stand-alone drug plan offered by insurers and other private companies to beneficiaries that receive their Medicare Part A and/or B benefits through the Original Medicare Plan. It includes Medicare Private Fee-for-Service Plans that do not offer prescription drug coverage and Medicare Cost Plans offering Medicare prescription drug coverage. The plan was enacted as the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 with coverage beginning January 1, 2006.
Foodstuff used especially for domestic and laboratory animals, or livestock.
Adhesives used to fix prosthetic devices to bones and to cement bone to bone in difficult fractures. Synthetic resins are commonly used as cements. A mixture of monocalcium phosphate, monohydrate, alpha-tricalcium phosphate, and calcium carbonate with a sodium phosphate solution is also a useful bone paste.
Physicians who hold degrees from medical schools in countries other than the ones in which they practice.
The prevention of access by infecting organisms to the locus of potential infection.
The separation of particles from a suspension by passage through a filter with very fine pores. In ultrafiltration the separation is accomplished by convective transport; in DIALYSIS separation relies instead upon differential diffusion. Ultrafiltration occurs naturally and is a laboratory procedure. Artificial ultrafiltration of the blood is referred to as HEMOFILTRATION or HEMODIAFILTRATION (if combined with HEMODIALYSIS).
Renewal or repair of lost bone tissue. It excludes BONY CALLUS formed after BONE FRACTURES but not yet replaced by hard bone.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.
The insertion of a tube into the stomach, intestines, or other portion of the gastrointestinal tract to allow for the passage of food products, etc.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to vulcanized natural rubber, in that they stretch under tension, retract rapidly, and fully recover to their original dimensions upon release. They are used in the encapsulation of surgical membranes and implants.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
Directions written for the obtaining and use of PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS; MEDICAL DEVICES; corrective LENSES; and a variety of other medical remedies.
Energy transmitted from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation.
The consumption of edible substances.
The preparation, mixing, and assembling of a drug. (From Remington, The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 19th ed, p1814)
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
A suborder of the order ARTIODACTYLA whose members have the distinguishing feature of a four-chambered stomach, including the capacious RUMEN. Horns or antlers are usually present, at least in males.
Resorption or wasting of the tooth-supporting bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS) in the MAXILLA or MANDIBLE.
The combination of hemodialysis and hemofiltration either simultaneously or sequentially. Convective transport (hemofiltration) may be better for removal of larger molecular weight substances and diffusive transport (hemodialysis) for smaller molecular weight solutes.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
The grafting of bone from a donor site to a recipient site.
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Synthetic or natural materials, other than DRUGS, that are used to replace or repair any body TISSUES or bodily function.
Outside services provided to an institution under a formal financial agreement.
Models used experimentally or theoretically to study molecular shape, electronic properties, or interactions; includes analogous molecules, computer-generated graphics, and mechanical structures.
Fodder converted into succulent feed for livestock through processes of anaerobic fermentation (as in a silo).
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.
Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
The remnants of plant cell walls that are resistant to digestion by the alimentary enzymes of man. It comprises various polysaccharides and lignins.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The mineral component of bones and teeth; it has been used therapeutically as a prosthetic aid and in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
The evacuation of food from the stomach into the duodenum.
A management function in which standards and guidelines are developed for the development, maintenance, and handling of forms and records.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Portable peritoneal dialysis using the continuous (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) presence of peritoneal dialysis solution in the peritoneal cavity except for periods of drainage and instillation of fresh solution.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Extensive collections, reputedly complete, of facts and data garnered from material of a specialized subject area and made available for analysis and application. The collection can be automated by various contemporary methods for retrieval. The concept should be differentiated from DATABASES, BIBLIOGRAPHIC which is restricted to collections of bibliographic references.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Control of drug and narcotic use by international agreement, or by institutional systems for handling prescribed drugs. This includes regulations concerned with the manufacturing, dispensing, approval (DRUG APPROVAL), and marketing of drugs.
Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.
The space enclosed by the peritoneum. It is divided into two portions, the greater sac and the lesser sac or omental bursa, which lies behind the STOMACH. The two sacs are connected by the foramen of Winslow, or epiploic foramen.
Anaerobic degradation of GLUCOSE or other organic nutrients to gain energy in the form of ATP. End products vary depending on organisms, substrates, and enzymatic pathways. Common fermentation products include ETHANOL and LACTIC ACID.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
A type of stress exerted uniformly in all directions. Its measure is the force exerted per unit area. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The pressure due to the weight of fluid.
Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.
Three-dimensional representation to show anatomic structures. Models may be used in place of intact animals or organisms for teaching, practice, and study.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Calcium salts of phosphoric acid. These compounds are frequently used as calcium supplements.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The posture of an individual lying face up.
Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)
Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
The homogeneous mixtures formed by the mixing of a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance (solute) with a liquid (the solvent), from which the dissolved substances can be recovered by physical processes. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Relating to the size of solids.
Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.
The study of crystal structure using X-RAY DIFFRACTION techniques. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)
Synthetic resins, containing an inert filler, that are widely used in dentistry.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Those persons legally qualified by education and training to engage in the practice of pharmacy.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XIX, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, administered by the states, that provides health care benefits to indigent and medically indigent persons.
Tongues of skin and subcutaneous tissue, sometimes including muscle, cut away from the underlying parts but often still attached at one end. They retain their own microvasculature which is also transferred to the new site. They are often used in plastic surgery for filling a defect in a neighboring region.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
The mechanical laws of fluid dynamics as they apply to urine transport.
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
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.
Introduction of substances into the body using a needle and syringe.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.
The terms, expressions, designations, or symbols used in a particular science, discipline, or specialized subject area.
The utilization of drugs as reported in individual hospital studies, FDA studies, marketing, or consumption, etc. This includes drug stockpiling, and patient drug profiles.
A DNA repair enzyme that catalyzes DNA synthesis during base excision DNA repair. EC
A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
Generating tissue in vitro for clinical applications, such as replacing wounded tissues or impaired organs. The use of TISSUE SCAFFOLDING enables the generation of complex multi-layered tissues and tissue structures.
The parts of a macromolecule that directly participate in its specific combination with another molecule.
A field of biology concerned with the development of techniques for the collection and manipulation of biological data, and the use of such data to make biological discoveries or predictions. This field encompasses all computational methods and theories for solving biological problems including manipulation of models and datasets.
The phenomenon of an organism's responding to all situations similar to one in which it has been conditioned.
The characteristic 3-dimensional shape of a protein, including the secondary, supersecondary (motifs), tertiary (domains) and quaternary structure of the peptide chain. PROTEIN STRUCTURE, QUATERNARY describes the conformation assumed by multimeric proteins (aggregates of more than one polypeptide chain).
A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
The marking of biological material with a dye or other reagent for the purpose of identifying and quantitating components of tissues, cells or their extracts.
The arrangement of two or more amino acid or base sequences from an organism or organisms in such a way as to align areas of the sequences sharing common properties. The degree of relatedness or homology between the sequences is predicted computationally or statistically based on weights assigned to the elements aligned between the sequences. This in turn can serve as a potential indicator of the genetic relatedness between the organisms.
The second longest bone of the skeleton. It is located on the medial side of the lower leg, articulating with the FIBULA laterally, the TALUS distally, and the FEMUR proximally.
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
Studies comparing two or more treatments or interventions in which the subjects or patients, upon completion of the course of one treatment, are switched to another. In the case of two treatments, A and B, half the subjects are randomly allocated to receive these in the order A, B and half to receive them in the order B, A. A criticism of this design is that effects of the first treatment may carry over into the period when the second is given. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.
Drugs intended for human or veterinary use, presented in their finished dosage form. Included here are materials used in the preparation and/or formulation of the finished dosage form.
Any detectable and heritable change in the genetic material that causes a change in the GENOTYPE and which is transmitted to daughter cells and to succeeding generations.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
The longest and largest bone of the skeleton, it is situated between the hip and the knee.
The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.
The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.
The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Statistical formulations or analyses which, when applied to data and found to fit the data, are then used to verify the assumptions and parameters used in the analysis. Examples of statistical models are the linear model, binomial model, polynomial model, two-parameter model, etc.
Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.
Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Individuals licensed to practice medicine.
The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.
Databases devoted to knowledge about specific genes and gene products.
Nutritional physiology of animals.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
The HEART and the BLOOD VESSELS by which BLOOD is pumped and circulated through the body.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Agents that emit light after excitation by light. The wave length of the emitted light is usually longer than that of the incident light. Fluorochromes are substances that cause fluorescence in other substances, i.e., dyes used to mark or label other compounds with fluorescent tags.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
The systematic study of the complete DNA sequences (GENOME) of organisms.
A deoxyribonucleotide polymer that is the primary genetic material of all cells. Eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms normally contain DNA in a double-stranded state, yet several important biological processes transiently involve single-stranded regions. DNA, which consists of a polysugar-phosphate backbone possessing projections of purines (adenine and guanine) and pyrimidines (thymine and cytosine), forms a double helix that is held together by hydrogen bonds between these purines and pyrimidines (adenine to thymine and guanine to cytosine).
A natural high-viscosity mucopolysaccharide with alternating beta (1-3) glucuronide and beta (1-4) glucosaminidic bonds. It is found in the UMBILICAL CORD, in VITREOUS BODY and in SYNOVIAL FLUID. A high urinary level is found in PROGERIA.
Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
The encapsulated embryos of flowering plants. They are used as is or for animal feed because of the high content of concentrated nutrients like starches, proteins, and fats. Rapeseed, cottonseed, and sunflower seed are also produced for the oils (fats) they yield.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
An organ of digestion situated in the left upper quadrant of the abdomen between the termination of the ESOPHAGUS and the beginning of the DUODENUM.
A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
The act of making a selection among two or more alternatives, usually after a period of deliberation.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.
Loose fill in walls is an antiquated technique of using cellulose in wall cavities. The home performance industry and its ... The thermal conductivity of loose-fill cellulose is approximately 40 mW/m·K (R-value: metric R2.6 per 100 mm; imperial R3.8 per ... Four major types of loose-fill cellulose products have been developed under a variety of brand names. These are generally ... The thermal performance of loose filled cellulose compares favorably to other types of low cost insulation, but is lower than ...
Vext filled in as the lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch during their European Arena tour in 2017 ... "Five Finger Death Punch's Ivan Moody Exits Euro Tour, Tommy Vext to Fill In". Retrieved October 28, 2017.. ...
Re-filling[edit]. Zinc-bromine flow batteries can be re-filled using a liquid, instead of recharged by connectors, saving time ... Then after filling the electrolytes and sealing the cells, the battery cells are cycled carefully to form SEI protecting the ...
Coating and filling. Chocolate is used as a flavouring product in many desserts, such as chocolate cakes, chocolate brownies, ... Numerous types of candy and snacks contain chocolate, either as a filling (e.g., M&M's) or as a coating (e.g., chocolate-coated ... A conche is a container filled with metal beads, which act as grinders. The refined and blended chocolate mass is kept in a ... Many candies are filled with or coated with sweetened chocolate. Chocolate bars, either made of solid chocolate or other ...
Filled polymer rheology[edit]. The incorporation of various types of fillers into polymers is a common means of reducing cost ... The advantages that filled polymer systems have to offer come with an increased complexity in the rheological behavior.[20] ... The rheological properties of filled polymers are determined not only by the type and amount of filler, but also by the shape, ... The viscosity of filled systems generally increases with increasing filler fraction. This can be partially ameliorated via ...
Tilt filling[edit]. Tilt filling, also known as tilt casting, is an uncommon filling technique where the crucible is attached ... Vacuum filling, also known as counter-gravity filling, is more metal efficient than gravity pouring because less material ... There are a few common methods for filling the mold cavity: gravity, low-pressure, high-pressure, and vacuum.[25] ... Low-pressure filling uses 5 to 15 psig (35 to 100 kPag) of air pressure to force liquid metal up a feed tube into the mold ...
Fill and overpass[edit]. Elevated roadways are typically built on sections of elevated earth fill connected with bridge-like ... The intervening space was filled with concrete. At the bottom of the bay a trench was excavated and a flat bed of crushed stone ... The space between the jacket and the column is then filled with concrete, a process called grouting. Where soil or structure ... Concrete walls are often used at the transition between elevated road fill and overpass structures. The wall is used both to ...
Side fill monitors are typically standard FOH speakers. A special case of a sidefill monitor is a "drum fill". Drum fills are ... Side-fill monitors[edit]. Side-fill monitors are monitors that sit upright on the side of the stage and are used to provide ... Today these would be called "side fill" monitors. Bill Hanley working with Neil Young of the Buffalo Springfield was the first ... In addition there may be "side-fill" monitors to provide sound for areas on stage not covered by the floor wedges. ...
"Filling Systems: Overview of How They Work and How to Fill Them". Richard Binder's Pens. Retrieved 26 July 2016.. .mw-parser- ... Self-filling designs[edit]. The Conklin crescent filler, introduced c. 1901, was one of the first mass-produced self-filling ... Filling the reservoir with ink may be achieved manually, via the use of an eyedropper or syringe, or via an internal filling ... Thus they were easier to fill. This is also why this filling mechanism is very popular in today's fountain pens. Some of the ...
Aldermanic vacancies filled 1919-1922[edit]. There were six casual vacancies among the aldermen in the term of the tenth London ... There were five by-elections to fill casual vacancies during the term of the tenth London County Council. ... County Council, which were filled as follows:[3] *8 July 1919: Alfred Fowell Buxton (Municipal Reform) to serve until 1922 in ...
Gas filled spaces[edit]. Gas is very compressible. Humans have many air spaces: sinuses, middle ears, gas in our bowels, ...
Maximum fill levels[edit]. The recommended maximum fill levels of food/liquid avoids blockage of the steam valve or developing ... The maximum capacity of food is less than the advertised capacity because pressure cookers can only be filled up to 2/3 full, ... The minimum quantity of water or liquid used in the recipe to keep the pressure cooker filled with steam is sufficient. Because ...
Lake filling[edit]. A prolonged drought coincided with and eased work on the lake's construction. The valves on the Scrivener ... The two bridges were constructed before the lake was filled, and replaced wooden structures.[60] ... commemorated the filling of the lake and the completion of stage one with an opening ceremony amid the backdrop of sailing ... There have been many changes to the fish populations in the lake as well as stocking practices since it was first filled.[124] ...
Fracture filling[edit]. Fracture filling has been in use with different gemstones such as diamonds, emeralds, and sapphires. In ... Emeralds containing natural fissures are sometimes filled with wax or oil to disguise them. This wax or oil is also colored to ... Rubies over 10 carats (2 g) with large fractures were filled with lead glass, thus dramatically improving the appearance (of ...
Fills[edit]. Main article: drum fill. A fill is a departure from the repetitive rhythm pattern in a song. A drum fill is used ... A vocal cue is a short drum fill that introduces a vocal entry. A fill ending with a cymbal crash on beat one is often used to ... Drum fills and other ornaments and variations which provide variety and add interest to the drum sound. Fills could include a ... Fills vary from a simple few strokes on a tom or snare, to a distinctive rhythm played on the hi-hat, to sequences several bars ...
Prescription fill rates[edit]. Not all patients will fill the prescription at a pharmacy. In a 2010 U.S. study, 20-30% of ... prescriptions were never filled at the pharmacy.[47][48] Reasons people do not fill prescriptions include the cost of the ... Prescription medical claims records can be used to estimate medication adherence based on fill rate. Patients can be routinely ... many US patients on long term therapies fail to fill their prescription, skip or reduce doses. According to a Kaiser Family ...
Stroke and fill[edit]. Stroke and fill allows you to set the outline or stroke colour, and the fill colour. ... Winding fill. Tools[edit]. The tools Docker allows you to select which tool you want. Not all tools are always available. ...
using the Method of Four Russians.[3][4] Since the algorithm fill an n. ×. m. {\displaystyle n\times m}. table the space ... Filling in the table[edit]. Start with a zero in the second row, second column. Move through the cells row by row, calculating ... Filling in the table in this manner gives the scores or all possible alignment candidates, the score in the cell on the bottom ... Fill out the rest of the column and row headers as in Figure 1. There should be no numbers in the grid yet. ...
The people that have filled in for him include: *Kerri Anne Kennerley (1995) before Monday - Friday, Midday and Mornings with ... Regular segment contributors and fill-in hosts[edit]. The program had many regular contributors to various topical segments. ... A number of people have filled in for Bert Newton as presenter over the years when he was either ill or on leave. ...
Proposed MotoGP Fill-in[edit]. After Repsol Honda Team completed the 2015 Qatar Grand Prix, Dani Pedrosa, Honda's 2015 MotoGP ... Stoner offered to fill in for Pedrosa for these two events. However, HRC Vice President Shuhei Nakamoto and Repsol Honda team ... Later on in April, Stoner considered racing at the Argentine Grand Prix to fill in for the injured Danilo Petrucci but decided ...
Product owner role is not properly filled[edit]. The product owner is responsible for representing the business in the ... A common mistake is to have the product owner role filled by someone from the development team. This requires the team to make ...
... fill". Two Classical Chinese panlong 盤龍 idioms are panlongpi 盤龍癖 ("coiling dragon habit") "gambling addiction" (alluding to 5th ...
Fill). V". Nippon Kagaku Kaishi. 61 (10): 1067-1069. doi:10.1246/nikkashi1921.61.1067. Nonomura; Kanagawa (1963). "Chemical ...
FILL , REPLACE, UND W , BACKSPACE Backup to beginning of line ,--------+--------+--------+--------, CTRL/A Compute tab level , ...
fill (Eng.). A jazz or rock term which instructs performers to improvise a scalar passage or riff to "fill in" the brief time ... See: Fill (music) and Melisma.. ruvido. Rough. S[edit]. saltando. Lit. "jumping": bouncing the bow as in a staccato arpeggio. ...
... value is passed to the Fill Valve output. Water begins to fill the tank. The internal "Fill Valve" contact latches the circuit ... This is important because once something is filled to its max the item needs to be moved on so something else can be filled. ... An output to the fill valve, labelled as the fill valve which it controls ... After that the fill valve remains off until the level drops so low that the Low Level switch is activated, and the process ...
Fill lighting. Soft light can reduce shadows without creating additional shadows.. *Make a subject appear more beautiful or ...
Cite journal requires ,journal= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Paul Baines; Chris Fill; Kelly Page (2013). ...
Fill, Chris; Hughes, Graham; De Francesco, Scott (2012). Advertising: Strategy, Creativity and Media. Pearson. ISBN 978- ...
The first words basically mean chongshi 充實 "real; solid; substantial; substantiate; fill out; strengthen". tian 塡/填 "fill in; ... Our only fear is lest, wishing to gaze our fill at all the beauties of this one life, and to exhaust all the pleasures of the ... The spirit fills the eye, so he sees clearly; it is present in the ear, so he hears acutely; it abides in the mouth, and so the ... fill up; stuff; block" (土 "soil" radical) tian 鎭 "weigh down; press upon; control" (金 "metal") tian 闐 "full; abundant; rumbling ...
Wednesday, December 27th, 9am - Noon: DO or DIY with People Like Us fills in for Ken * December 27, 2017: People Like Us Fill ... December 29, 2010: Aunty Pat & Aunty Ellen filled in for Ken Summer 2010: * September 29, 2010: And now for 60 songs in one ... November 9, 2011: Music from Daddys Hideaway with Tim filled in. * November 2, 2011: What You Get Is What You Give , See the ... April 7, 2010: First show of the decade! Filling in for Ken , See the playlist , Listen: Summer 2009: * October 7, 2009: Awful ...
Spill fill[edit]. The term "spill fill" refers to fill light which results from the footprint of light sources bouncing off ... overlapping the even fill, will create a 2:1 reflected ratio (1 key + 1 fill over 1 Fill) = 2:1. The same two equal incident ... such as fill position (watching or shaded fill areas), changing the key:fill ratio using the same pattern, or using different ... Reflectors as fill sources[edit]. An alternative to using a direct light source as a fill is to re-direct or "bounce" the key ...
"Cognate with Scots fill ("to fill"), West Frisian folje ("to fill"), Dutch vullen ("to fill"), Low German fullen ("to fill"), ... "German füllen ("to fill"), Danish fylde ("to fill"), Swedish fylla ("to fill"), Norwegian fylle ("to fill"), Icelandic fylla (" ... fill (third-person singular simple present fills, present participle filling, simple past and past participle filled) ... The mixer returned to the plant for another fill.. *The filling of a container or area. That machine can do 20 fills a minute. ...
Read our tips for teens on filling a prescription. ... How to Fill a Prescription. Resources. Please Note: By clicking ...
fill-rule: nonzero , evenodd , inherit. Property values. nonzero. Default. This rule determines where within the canvas a point ... Scalable Vector Graphics: Painting, Filling, Stroking and Marker Symbols, Section 11.3. Remarks. As of Microsoft Edge, this ...
PDF_closepath_fill_stroke. (PHP 4, PECL pdflib ,= 1.0.0). PDF_closepath_fill_stroke - Закрывает, заполняет и обводит текущий ... PDF_closepath_fill_stroke ( resource $p. ) : bool. Закрывает, заполняет и обводит текущий путь. Возвращает TRUE. в случае ...
Before publication last week of his doubts about President Reagans economic program, budget director David Stockman was a key player in the administrations economic policymaking. Now, his influence appears certain to be less.. But who will take his place?. Despite his reservations about Reagans plan, Stockman was its most articulate advocate on Capitol Hill. Although Treasury Secretary Donald T. Regan has been President Reagans designated economic spokesman since January, he has demonstrated less concern with the economic issues than either Stockman or Murray Weidenbaum, chairman of the presidents Council of Economic Advisers, sources say.. Nevertheless, Regan was on the right side of this falls fierce internal battle over whether to propose sizeable tax increases to help reduce the huge budget deficits now expected. Urged on by supply-siders in the Treasury Department, he argued against Stockmans proposals for tax increases and won. This victory meant that even before the Stockman storm ...
ENGINEERS are a step closer to developing safer, low-pressure fuel tanks for the next generation of electric cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells. They have
You can fill tree holes to keep mosquitoes from laying eggs in these areas. ... When filling a tree hole. *DO NOT fill tree holes with gravel or sand. These materials do not prevent water from collecting in ... What You Need to Know About Filling Tree Holes. Tree holes can be found in the trunk or branches of a tree and can easily fill ... How to fill a tree hole. *Determine if the tree hole holds water. *Tree holes that do not hold water may provide nesting sites ...
Waiting even a day to fill a prescription for blood thinners after heart stent surgery may double the risk of heart attack or ... Waiting to Fill Blood Thinner Prescription Dangerous Stent Patients Who Wait to Fill Blood Thinner Prescription Double Their ... never filled it. Those who delayed filling the first prescription also delayed getting subsequent refills of Plavix. ... April 20, 2010 -- Waiting even one day to fill a prescription for blood thinners after heart stent surgery may prove risky. ...
... as incoming New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton moves to fill the big brogans left him by departing top cop Raymond ...
... The BP oil spill spoiled the Gulf of Mexico seafood harvest, and buyers sought ...
Newest fill questions feed Subscribe to RSS Newest fill questions feed To subscribe to this RSS feed, copy and paste this URL ... React JSX - Filling an svg with an image. I am trying fill a simple circle SVG with an image in React. The sources I found have ... fill a custom object defined by a path2d object. I am trying to fill a path2d object of the HTML5 canvas.context. I have drawn ... Filling area under the curve with matplotlib. I have a pandas series, and this is the graph: I want to fill the area under the ...
If life is a series of bricks or whatever, then a successful app can be a kind of mortar, filling gaps that you never knew were ... Another reason: artists are poor, and a simple message such as "Try the Grateful Bowl, its cheap and filling!" can go a long ...
Britains best universities failed to fill 11,500 places. Thousands of student places were left empty at elite Russell Group ... leaving some universities struggling to fill places. ...
Do you fill up on gas before you leave your current state or do you wait to fill up after you cross the border? Making the ... Do you fill up on gas now, or do you wait to fill up after you cross the border? ... 2. Fill up in Texas, not New Mexico. If youre road-tripping in the Southwest, price differences can be significant. This is ... 3. Fill up in Louisiana, not Texas. But Texas is more expensive than Louisiana, which is also a hot spot for refineries. ...
Read our tips for teens on filling a prescription. ... How to Fill a Prescription. Whats in this article?. *In the ... When you first fill a prescription, the pharmacy staff might ask you to leave your card for a while so they can verify your ... Before you fill your prescription, find out if its covered by insurance. Some medicines may not be. For example, your ... If youll be away for a while, you might want to fill your prescription at a large chain pharmacy. Most chains use one ...
... a person or thing that fills in, as a substitute, replacement, or insertion: The company used a fill-in for workers on vacation ... fill up, * to fill completely: to fill up a glass; to fill up a fuel tank. ... For example, Be sure to fill in your salary history . It is also put as fill in the blanks , as in Well rely on Mary to fill ... For example, The understudy had to fill in at the last minute , or I cant come but my wife will fill in for me . Also see fill ...
The state has secured the 15,000 hotel rooms they wanted to get for the homeless and has only filled 4,211 of them. As part of ... The state has secured the 15,000 hotel rooms they wanted to get for the homeless and has only filled 4,211 of them. As part of ... The state has secured the 15,000 hotel rooms they wanted to get for the homeless and has only filled 4,211 of them. As part of ... The state has secured the 15,000 hotel rooms they wanted to get for the homeless and has only filled 4,211 of them. As part of ...
Lyrics to Fill A Heart by Tori Kelly: There so many lives / Struggling to find / Just a little bit more / Trying to provide / ... Fill A Heart Lyrics. Lyrics ► Artists: T ► Tori Kelly ► Fill A Heart ... Feed a soul, fill a heart. Feed a soul, fill a heart. Hear the sound of hope. Let everybody know. (Let everybody know). We can ... You and I is where it starts (feed a soul, fill a heart). You and I can be a part (feed a soul, fill a heart). No need to look ...
Message boards : Technical News : Fill er up (Jun 23 2010). Message board moderation To post messages, you must log in.. ". ... Message boards : Technical News : Fill er up (Jun 23 2010). ©2018 University of California [email protected] and Astropulse are funded ... Let me guess... If I move back to my old PI 233 MMX it shouldnt be to hard to fill 7-10 day cache. Even in these conditions. ... fill in the blank) that most Congresscritters wont touch SETI with a 10-foot pole.. Donald. Infernal Optimist / Submariner, ...
Hundreds of soot-covered Blue Line riders escaped through a smoke-filled subway tunnel Tuesday after a packed CTA rush-hour ... Hundreds of soot-covered Blue Line riders escaped through a smoke-filled subway tunnel Tuesday after a packed CTA rush-hour ... But others said they never heard instructions and joined an urgent rush to safety in a subway tunnel filling with smoke. ...
You can either copy the contents of one cell into adjacent cells, or fill adjacent cells with a series of data. Copying Cell ... Fill Adjacent Cells Filling is a method used to enter data into rows and columns of a spreadsheet. ... Home : Support : Online Help : Create Maple Worksheets : Edit Maple Spreadsheets : worksheet/spreadsheet/filling Fill Adjacent ... Right-click (Control-click for Macintosh) on your selection, select Fill, and then select Detailed. The Fill dialog opens. ...
China Fill Glass Up Suppliers and Manufacturers Directory - Source a Large Selection of Fill Glass Up Products at glass jar , ... glass bottle filling plant machine glass agents wine bottle filling machines cream paste body lotion glass filling machine ... Tags: E Liquid Filling Machine , New Automatic E Liquid Filling Machine , E Liquid Filling Machine For Glass/pet Bottle ... Tags: Cream Paste Filling Machine , Body Lotion Glass Filling Machine , Metal Jar Filling Machine ...
Fill & Finish - Europes leading Cell Culture and Downstream Processing conference for upstream and downstream manufacture ... Novel filling technologies Analytics and quality control for fill and finish Labelling and logistics Integrated approaches and ... manufacturing of fully-formulated DS and fill and finish for DP, administration in a clinical setting) • Adsorption to filter ...
Nothing so well illustrates the Reagan administrations inattention to the importance of foreign economic policy as its decision to move Bill Brock from his position as the U.S. trade representative to be secretary of labor.. "It came as a real shock," says a European diplomat. "Here we are trying to get ready for a new round of multilateral trade negotiations, and suddenly Brock -- the key player, the man who has given it momentum -- is gone.". President Reagans fellow heads-of- government have frequently complained that the United States often acts without due regard to the effect its policies, programs and decisions have on its partners. By abruptly taking Brock out of his delicate negotiating role at a critical time, Reagan has reinforced this feeling.. The question of a new trade round to lower nontariff barriers in the important areas of telecommunications and other services -- as well as merchandise -- is scheduled for discussion at the Economic Summit in Bonn in early May. The hope had ...
11.8 The viewport-fill-opacity Property. The viewport-fill-opacity property specifies the opacity of the viewport-fill. ... The fill operation fills open subpaths by performing the fill operation as if an additional "closepath" command were added to ... The viewport fill operation happens before filling and stroking. * The viewport fill operation occurs before compositing, and ... Viewport fill is not affected by the fill or fill-opacity properties. ...
RAM Scientifics SAFE-T-FILL Capillary Blood Collection Tubes are 100% plastic capillary blood collection systems. Available for ... SAFE-T-FILL Serum Gel Capillary Collection Tubes. 9. SAFE-T-FILL Serum Bili. 10. SAFE-T-FILL Sodium Fluoride. 11. SAFE-T-FILL ... SAFE-T-FILL EDTA Mini Capillary Collection Tubes. 4. SAFE-T-FILL EDTA. 5. SAFE-T-FILL EDTA Capillary Collection Tubes. 6. SAFE- ... SAFE-T-FILL Blood Gas Capillary Tubes Balanced Heparin. 2. SAFE-T-FILL Blood Gas Capillary Tubes Sodium Heparin. 3. ...
Hear the fill and match it to the song. ... this week featuring a series of fills handpicked by Brandon ... Puzzler: Name That Drum Fill : All Songs Considered Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a series ... of fills handpicked by Brandon Barnes, drummer for the Chicago punk band Rise Against. Hear the fill and match it to the song. ... If you have a drummer or a fill youd like to see featured in these weekly puzzlers, let us know in the comments section or via ...
  • Filling and stroking both can be thought of in more general terms as painting operations. (
  • Filling and stroking are both painting operations. (
  • The paint to use for filling and stroking an element is specified using the fill and stroke properties. (
  • Look for a product that is made to fill big gaps and is water resistant. (
  • complete and fill to fill in gaps in a time sequence of animal weights (weighed roughly weekly most of the time), BUT I only want to do it within certain limits. (
  • If life is a series of bricks or whatever, then a successful app can be a kind of mortar, filling gaps that you never knew were there (thats where the title of this essay came from). (
  • Scotland's biggest nursing agency has warned there are not enough qualified nurses in Scotland to fill rota gaps. (
  • Director of RCN Scotland Theresa Fyffe said: 'There is no doubt that there simply aren't enough nurses to fill the gaps. (
  • However, where these programmes are still available they are one way of filling these gaps. (
  • to fill cupcakes with custard. (
  • Filled with cream cheese, these rich, moist dark chocolate cupcakes are a perfect dessert for any occasion your family is celebrating. (
  • She forgave him the pain as he filled the cavity in her back molar. (
  • Three weeks later, she let him fill a more intimate cavity. (
  • In this article, we present five variables that control the wetting behavior (cavity filling) of water on intrinsically hydrophilic surfaces with micrometer-sized cavities. (
  • transitive ) To treat (a tooth ) by adding a dental filling to it. (
  • Apricot filling on a pinwheel shaped pastry base. (
  • Poppyseed filling is traditional for Hamantashen , the three-cornered cookies traditionally served at Purim celebrations, and is also delicious as a filling in pinwheel cookies and thumbprint cookies. (
  • 'path' elements, 'text' elements and basic shapes can be filled (which means painting the interior of the object) and stroked (which means painting along the outline of the object). (
  • Graphical elements that define a shape - ' path ' elements, basic shapes , and text content elements - are rendered by being filled , which is painting the interior of the object, and stroked , which is painting along the outline of the object. (
  • Catered to the fifth-grade science curriculum, this photosynthesis fill-in-the-blank worksheet features an in-depth look at plant biology. (
  • I will fill in the blanks per person hired. (
  • As an added challenge, students will fill in the blanks using the scientific terms from their word bank. (
  • Filling is a method used to enter data into rows and columns of a spreadsheet. (
  • I need you to fill in a spreadsheet with data. (
  • The pharmacist filled my prescription for penicillin. (
  • An intermediate chamber 40 is disposed between the sterilization box 18 for performing sterilization by electron beam irradiation to a vessel 2 and the chamber 44 in which a filler 42 is disposed for filling the sterilized vessel 2 with inner content. (
  • The fill operation fills open subpaths by performing the fill operation as if an additional "closepath" command were added to the path to connect the last point of the subpath with the first point of the subpath. (
  • Thus, fill operations apply to both open subpaths within 'path' elements (i.e., subpaths without a closepath command) and 'polyline' elements. (
  • The Grammar aims to fill a serious gap in the history of Greek. (
  • If you have a drummer or a fill you'd like to see featured in these weekly puzzlers, let us know in the comments section or via Twitter @allsongs , #drumfillfriday. (
  • This amalgamation of recipes produces a very mild shredded pork taco filling: tasty, but not as intensely Mexican as one might prefer. (
  • Active Fill Control is an automation product simplifying the unloading process in John Deere's Self Propelled Forage Harvesters (SPFH) for 8000 Series model year 2016 or later. (
  • A layer of the viscosity-adjusted casting composition is cast on a substrate and the layer is consolidated to form the particulate filled polymer matrix composite film. (
  • This review paper is aimed at highlighting previous works of RH filled polymer composites to provide information for applications and further research in this area. (
  • Place one teaspoon of apricot filling into the center of each square. (
  • While dough is chilling, prepare fruit filling: From orange, grate 1/2 teaspoon peel and squeeze 1/2 cup juice. (
  • Discusses and demonstrates flood fill algorithms in C# with GDI+. (
  • GDI+ does not have built-in flood fill capabilities. (
  • This example shows you how to create three different flood-fill algorithms for GDI+. (
  • It expands on the typical flood fill implementation by allowing adjustable color tolerance, and optional 8-way (diagonal) branching. (
  • The flood fill algorithms will not be as fast as they would be if they were written in assembler, but you most likely won't notice this in ordinary use, because they are still quite fast. (
  • The most common is 4-direction flood fill. (
  • This type of flood fill starts from a single point and branches up, down, and to the right and left. (
  • The 8-direction flood fill is similar to the 4-direction, except that it also branches diagonally. (
  • The 4-direction flood fill branches in 4 directions from each pixel, whereas the 8-direction flood fill branches in 8 directions from each pixel. (
  • We will look at 3 different flood fill algorithms - linear, recursive, and queue. (
  • The demo program allows you to open and save bitmap files, and flood-fill them. (
  • You can also see how long the flood fill operation took. (
  • User can login, fill out different forms, save and download this form as pdf (format A4). (
  • Russia has moved swiftly to fill the void left by United States soldiers in Syria after President Donald Trump abruptly pulled them out. (
  • Russian forces have swiftly moved to fill the void left by the United States troops in northern Syria, as the US confirmed it has pulled out of the town of Manbij. (
  • Based on the information gathered, application of RH filled composites as alternative materials in building and construction is highly plausible with both light weight and low cost being their main driving forces. (
  • Due to the shrinkage stress relievers, the shrinkage stress that occurs in Tetric EvoFlow Bulk Fill is lower or comparable to that of conventional flowable composites. (
  • Active Fill Control is an example of how NREC's dedication to applied robotics and close work with our clients has the potential to bring solutions to real world problems. (
  • York University's Schulich School of Business in Toronto is looking to help close the data scientist gap, while offering its students premium career opportunities filling the big data needs of enterprises. (
  • 36192858 - Close-up Of Person Hand Filling Life Insurance Policy Application. (
  • At those prices, a 15-gallon fill-up is $9.75 more expensive in California. (
  • The Fill properties and Stroke properties sections below describe these properties. (
  • We will allow multiple paints in the fill and stroke properties in SVG 2. (
  • From that baseline of normality using more or less fill will make shadows seem lighter or darker than normal which will cause the viewer to react differently, by inferring both environmental and mood clues from the tone of the shadows. (
  • We're grateful for their steadfast drive and remarkable care they show the kids and adults we serve and look forward to working together once again to make this Fill the Boot season a huge success. (
  • MDA's spirited Fill the Boot campaign is an honored tradition in which thousands of dedicated firefighters in hometowns across America hit the streets or storefronts asking pedestrians, motorists, customers and other passersby to make a donation to MDA, using their collective strength to help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger. (
  • You can make your own filling, or buy some preserves at the store. (
  • But I have utilized fills and strokes in order to make that happen. (
  • Make sure all of the information is filled in clearly. (
  • Use the fill factor option to specify how full Microsoft SQL Server should make each page when it creates a new index using existing data. (
  • Fill a 5-gallon bucket with well water and pour in biocide purchased from a local pool supply center. (
  • The fill color refers to the area inside the path, it's actually filled with a specific color. (
  • Hold that thought today, and in the weeks and months to come, as incoming New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton moves to fill the big brogans left him by departing top cop Raymond W. Kelly. (
  • The linear algorithm first finds the horizontal extent of the color on a given level, then it moves horizontally from left to right, initializing the fill loop upwards and downwards for each point along the way. (
  • April 20, 2010 -- Waiting even one day to fill a prescription for blood thinners after heart stent surgery may prove risky. (
  • A new study shows that heart stent patients who waited a day or more to fill their prescription for Plavix, a blood thinner medication, were twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or death in the months following the procedure. (
  • Researchers found one in six heart stent patients did not fill their prescription for blood thinner medication on the same day they were discharged from the hospital, as recommended. (
  • A surprising number of patients delayed filling the prescription," researcher P. Michael Ho, MD, PhD, a cardiologist at the Denver Veterans Administration Medical Center and associate professor of medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver, says in a news release. (
  • The results showed 16.3% of heart stent patients waited at least a day to fill their prescription for blood thinner medication and 2.2% never filled it. (
  • Those who delayed filling the first prescription also delayed getting subsequent refills of Plavix. (
  • Over 22 months of follow-up, patients who waited a day or more to fill their blood thinner medication prescription had a 14.2% risk of heart attack or death, which was nearly double the 7.9% risk among those who filled their prescription on the day they were discharged from the hospital. (
  • Researchers found that people who waited to fill their blood thinner prescription were older and more likely to have other medical problems that required additional prescriptions. (
  • Making sure you keep the gas gauge off "E." Filling a prescription. (
  • If you'll be away for a while, you might want to fill your prescription at a large chain pharmacy. (
  • Before you fill your prescription, find out if it's covered by insurance . (
  • When you first fill a prescription, the pharmacy staff might ask you to leave your card for a while so they can verify your insurance. (
  • Mention that you just filled your prescription there and you have questions. (
  • The most common place for filling a prescription is at a local pharmacy. (
  • Bring your insurance card the first time you fill the prescription. (
  • The website should have clear directions for filling or transferring your prescription. (
  • Danish Pastry recipes often call for a poppyseed filling, and this Microwave Poppyseed Filling is very easy. (
  • He grinned at her as she filled his plate with the eggs and motioned toward the bacon. (
  • Now, if you've been following along…in the detailing process throughout the other movies…in this chapter, then you've already actually seen…some examples of filled and masking regions. (
  • I filled my dreener in no time, and then it come to me that 'twouldn't be a bad idee to get a lot more, take 'em with me to Wellmouth, and peddle 'em out. (
  • We are extremely thankful for the members of the Hendersonville Fire Department and Hendersonville Fire Fighters Association Local 3460 that dedicate countless hours of their time participating in Fill the Boot drives for MDA. (
  • Any time that you want to work on these independently from each other you can just come up here, and let's say you wanted to change the fill from white to black. (
  • On average, dentists require 47%* less time when using the bulk-filling technique, while at the same time they achieve comparable esthetics. (
  • The fill factor affects performance because SQL Server must take time to split pages when they fill up. (
  • When a centered fill strategy is used the ratio is created by overlapping the key light over the foundation of fill. (
  • A key source of equal incident intensity to the fill, overlapping the even fill, will create a 2:1 reflected ratio (1 key + 1 fill over 1 Fill) = 2:1. (
  • In the case of two equal sources overlapping in a key over centered fill strategy the incident strength is 1:1 between them but the overlap creates a 2:1 reflected ratio. (
  • Tree holes can be found in the trunk or branches of a tree and can easily fill with water. (
  • If the tree hole holds water, fill the hole with expanding foam used for home insulation projects. (
  • Tree holes that do not hold water may provide nesting sites for birds or other wildlife and do not need to be filled. (
  • to fill a jar with water. (
  • Water filled the basin. (
  • to fill soaps with water. (
  • Filling a swimming pool with well water requires testing to ensure your filter can clean the water properly. (
  • Once you conduct a basic water test, you can commence filling the pool with well water. (
  • Modern hydronic heating systems have automatic water fill valves, and automatic air purge vents. (
  • Water fill valves and automatic air purge vents are designed to maintain efficient operation during regular use. (
  • Locate the water fill pipe, by following your main water line, until you get to the single, small diameter pipe leading directly to the boiler. (
  • Locate the brass, bell-shaped water fill valve. (
  • Locate the lever on top of the water fill valve. (
  • Use the lever to fast-fill the boiler, while simultaneously releasing water down the drain from the garden hose valve. (
  • In contrast, high-speed failures with low-angle run-outs are shown to be easily triggered in model fill slopes from initially slow moving slips driven by localised transient pore water pressures arising from constricted seepage and material layering. (
  • Sinkhole filled with water swallows family's car A Maryland family is staying in a hotel instead of their home after a water main break caused flooding and created a sinkhole that swallowed their car. (
  • Scientists believe the hole left after the explosion filled up with snowmelt and rainwater over the next 600 to 800 years to form Crater Lake. (
  • I need someone to turn the PDF into an easy to use web-based app so that users can fill in the form and save it on their device for record keeping instead of filling out the pdf everyday. (
  • As soon as one fill the form and send it, there's a 'continue' button while it should be in Hebrew = המשך iv. (
  • As soon as one fill a form, we get 2 messages to our inbox instead of one. (
  • A method for making a particulate filled polymeric matrix composite film includes mixing a polymeric matrix material with a dispersion of particulate filler in a carrier liquid to form a casting composition and adjusting the viscosity of the casting composition to retard separation of the particulate. (
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  • 60013735 - Young woman filling a survey form with laptop. (
  • Fill form concept. (
  • 46636880 - Young Businessman Filling Checklist Form On Computer At Wooden. (
  • As the crowd filled the aisles, S repeated loudly what he had announced upon entering the stadium: 'I don't want anyone to touch me, and I will call the police if anyone does. (
  • The crowd filled the hall. (
  • The term "spill fill" refers to fill light which results from the footprint of light sources bouncing off surfaces in the shooting environment. (
  • Use the Stop At value to specify the integer at which the fill stops. (
  • The solid block over here on the left is always referring to the fill color. (
  • It allows you to change the fill color and color tolerance for the fill operation, and has a brief explanation of each algorithm. (
  • The present invention relates to a vessel filling system provided with an electron beam irradiation device for sterilizing a vessel by being irradiated with electron beam. (
  • Filled and masking regions are two-dimensional shapes…that you apply to your drafting views…to help you either cover up underlying geometry…or further articulate certain parts of the drawing. (
  • The positioning of the fill affects the overall appearance of the lighting pattern. (
  • Use this word-fill activity to educate students about multiple sclerosis - a chronic disease that affects millions worldwide. (