Pelvic Floor: Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.Floors and Floorcoverings: The surface of a structure upon which one stands or walks.Pelvic Floor Disorders: Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Mouth FloorTaxes: Governmental levies on property, inheritance, gifts, etc.Drug Costs: 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).Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Drugs, Generic: Drugs whose drug name is not protected by a trademark. They may be manufactured by several companies.Economic Competition: The effort of two or more parties to secure the business of a third party by offering, usually under fair or equitable rules of business practice, the most favorable terms.Inflation, Economic: An increase in the volume of money and credit relative to available goods resulting in a substantial and continuing rise in the general price level.Fees and Charges: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.Notochord: A cartilaginous rod of mesodermal cells at the dorsal midline of all CHORDATE embryos. In lower vertebrates, notochord is the backbone of support. In the higher vertebrates, notochord is a transient structure, and segments of the vertebral column will develop around it. Notochord is also a source of midline signals that pattern surrounding tissues including the NEURAL TUBE development.Uterine Prolapse: Downward displacement of the UTERUS. It is classified in various degrees: in the first degree the UTERINE CERVIX is within the vaginal orifice; in the second degree the cervix is outside the orifice; in the third degree the entire uterus is outside the orifice.Fees, Pharmaceutical: Amounts charged to the patient or third-party payer for medication. It includes the pharmacist's professional fee and cost of ingredients, containers, etc.Drugs, Essential: Drugs considered essential to meet the health needs of a population as well as to control drug costs.Housing, AnimalInvestments: Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.Models, Econometric: The application of mathematical formulas and statistical techniques to the testing and quantifying of economic theories and the solution of economic problems.Alcoholic Beverages: Drinkable liquids containing ETHANOL.Fecal Incontinence: Failure of voluntary control of the anal sphincters, with involuntary passage of feces and flatus.Rate Setting and Review: A method of examining and setting levels of payments.Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.Models, Economic: Statistical models of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, as well as of financial considerations. For the application of statistics to the testing and quantifying of economic theories MODELS, ECONOMETRIC is available.Cost Control: The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Urinary Incontinence, Stress: Involuntary discharge of URINE as a result of physical activities that increase abdominal pressure on the URINARY BLADDER without detrusor contraction or overdistended bladder. The subtypes are classified by the degree of leakage, descent and opening of the bladder neck and URETHRA without bladder contraction, and sphincter deficiency.Price ListsMarketing: Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.Prescription Fees: The charge levied on the consumer for drugs or therapy prescribed under written order of a physician or other health professional.Perineum: The body region lying between the genital area and the ANUS on the surface of the trunk, and to the shallow compartment lying deep to this area that is inferior to the PELVIC DIAPHRAGM. The surface area is between the VULVA and the anus in the female, and between the SCROTUM and the anus in the male.Food Supply: The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.United StatesRectocele: Herniation of the RECTUM into the VAGINA.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Animal Husbandry: The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.Urinary Incontinence: Involuntary loss of URINE, such as leaking of urine. It is a symptom of various underlying pathological processes. Major types of incontinence include URINARY URGE INCONTINENCE and URINARY STRESS INCONTINENCE.Negotiating: The process of bargaining in order to arrive at an agreement or compromise on a matter of importance to the parties involved. It also applies to the hearing and determination of a case by a third party chosen by the parties in controversy, as well as the interposing of a third party to reconcile the parties in controversy.Book PricesOrbital Fractures: Fractures of the bones in the orbit, which include parts of the frontal, ethmoidal, lacrimal, and sphenoid bones and the maxilla and zygoma.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Defecography: Radiographic examination of the process of defecation after the instillation of a CONTRAST MEDIA into the rectum.Food: Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.Economics: The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.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.Tobacco Products: Substances and products derived from NICOTIANA TABACUM.Tobacco Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.Cystocele: A HERNIA-like condition in which the weakened pelvic muscles cause the URINARY BLADDER to drop from its normal position. Fallen urinary bladder is more common in females with the bladder dropping into the VAGINA and less common in males with the bladder dropping into the SCROTUM.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Hospital Charges: The prices a hospital sets for its services. HOSPITAL COSTS (the direct and indirect expenses incurred by the hospital in providing the services) are one factor in the determination of hospital charges. Other factors may include, for example, profits, competition, and the necessity of recouping the costs of uncompensated care.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.Economics, Behavioral: The combined discipline of psychology and economics that investigates what happens in markets in which some of the agents display human limitations and complications.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Economics, Pharmaceutical: Economic aspects of the fields of pharmacy and pharmacology as they apply to the development and study of medical economics in rational drug therapy and the impact of pharmaceuticals on the cost of medical care. Pharmaceutical economics also includes the economic considerations of the pharmaceutical care delivery system and in drug prescribing, particularly of cost-benefit values. (From J Res Pharm Econ 1989;1(1); PharmacoEcon 1992;1(1))Maxillary Sinus: The air space located in the body of the MAXILLARY BONE near each cheek. Each maxillary sinus communicates with the middle passage (meatus) of the NASAL CAVITY on the same side.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Economics, Hospital: Economic aspects related to the management and operation of a hospital.Prolapse: The protrusion of an organ or part of an organ into a natural or artificial orifice.Anal Canal: The terminal segment of the LARGE INTESTINE, beginning from the ampulla of the RECTUM and ending at the anus.Insurance, Pharmaceutical Services: Insurance providing for payment of services rendered by the pharmacist. Services include the preparation and distribution of medical products.Rectal Prolapse: Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.Group Purchasing: A shared service which combines the purchasing power of individual organizations or facilities in order to obtain lower prices for equipment and supplies. (From Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)Energy-Generating Resources: Materials or phenomena which can provide energy directly or via conversion.Hedgehog Proteins: A family of intercellular signaling proteins that play and important role in regulating the development of many TISSUES and organs. Their name derives from the observation of a hedgehog-like appearance in DROSOPHILA embryos with genetic mutations that block their action.Income: Revenues or receipts accruing from business enterprise, labor, or invested capital.Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 3-beta: A forkhead transcription factor that regulates expression of metabolic GENES and is involved in EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT. Mutations in HNF-3beta have been associated with CONGENITAL HYPERINSULINISM.Technology, High-Cost: Advanced technology that is costly, requires highly skilled personnel, and is unique in its particular application. Includes innovative, specialized medical/surgical procedures as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.Facility Design and Construction: Architecture, exterior and interior design, and construction of facilities other than hospitals, e.g., dental schools, medical schools, ambulatory care clinics, and specified units of health care facilities. The concept also includes architecture, design, and construction of specialized contained, controlled, or closed research environments including those of space labs and stations.Government Regulation: Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.Animal Welfare: The protection of animals in laboratories or other specific environments by promoting their health through better nutrition, housing, and care.Biofeedback, Psychology: The therapy technique of providing the status of one's own AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM function (e.g., skin temperature, heartbeats, brain waves) as visual or auditory feedback in order to self-control related conditions (e.g., hypertension, migraine headaches).Pessaries: Devices worn in the vagina to provide support to displaced uterus or rectum. Pessaries are used in conditions such as UTERINE PROLAPSE; CYSTOCELE; or RECTOCELE.Copyright: It is a form of protection provided by law. In the United States this protection is granted to authors of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. (from Circular of the United States Copyright Office, 6/30/2008)Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)ArkansasReimbursement Mechanisms: Processes or methods of reimbursement for services rendered or equipment.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Housing: Living facilities for humans.Episiotomy: An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.Embryonic Induction: The complex processes of initiating CELL DIFFERENTIATION in the embryo. The precise regulation by cell interactions leads to diversity of cell types and specific pattern of organization (EMBRYOGENESIS).Pharmacies: Facilities for the preparation and dispensing of drugs.Economics, Medical: Economic aspects of the field of medicine, the medical profession, and health care. It includes the economic and financial impact of disease in general on the patient, the physician, society, or government.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Cost Sharing: Provisions of an insurance policy that require the insured to pay some portion of covered expenses. Several forms of sharing are in use, e.g., deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Cost sharing does not refer to or include amounts paid in premiums for the coverage. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Drug and Narcotic Control: 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.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Rectal Diseases: Pathological developments in the RECTUM region of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE).Dust: Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Hernia: Protrusion of tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the bone, muscular tissue, or the membrane by which it is normally contained. Hernia may involve tissues such as the ABDOMINAL WALL or the respiratory DIAPHRAGM. Hernias may be internal, external, congenital, or acquired.United States Federal Trade Commission: An independent administrative agency concerned with maintaining competitive free enterprise by prohibiting unfair methods of competition and unfair deceptive acts or practices.Food Preferences: The selection of one food over another.Constipation: Infrequent or difficult evacuation of FECES. These symptoms are associated with a variety of causes, including low DIETARY FIBER intake, emotional or nervous disturbances, systemic and structural disorders, drug-induced aggravation, and infections.Internationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Equipment and Supplies: Expendable and nonexpendable equipment, supplies, apparatus, and instruments that are used in diagnostic, surgical, therapeutic, scientific, and experimental procedures.Air Pollution, Indoor: The contamination of indoor air.Developing Countries: 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.Choice Behavior: The act of making a selection among two or more alternatives, usually after a period of deliberation.Food Industry: The industry concerned with processing, preparing, preserving, distributing, and serving of foods and beverages.United States Government Agencies: Agencies of the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT of the United States.Ranula: A form of retention cyst of the floor of the mouth, usually due to obstruction of the ducts of the submaxillary or sublingual glands, presenting a slowly enlarging painless deep burrowing mucocele of one side of the mouth. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.Consummatory Behavior: An act which constitutes the termination of a given instinctive behavior pattern or sequence.Pharmaceutical Preparations: 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.Purchasing, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the purchasing of supplies and equipment.Central Nervous System: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.Cost Allocation: The assignment, to each of several particular cost-centers, of an equitable proportion of the costs of activities that serve all of them. Cost-center usually refers to institutional departments or services.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Lameness, Animal: A departure from the normal gait in animals.Defecation: The normal process of elimination of fecal material from the RECTUM.Orbit: Bony cavity that holds the eyeball and its associated tissues and appendages.Questionnaires: 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.Managed Competition: A strategy for purchasing health care in a manner which will obtain maximum value for the price for the purchasers of the health care and the recipients. The concept was developed primarily by Alain Enthoven of Stanford University and promulgated by the Jackson Hole Group. The strategy depends on sponsors for groups of the population to be insured. The sponsor, in some cases a health alliance, acts as an intermediary between the group and competing provider groups (accountable health plans). The competition is price-based among annual premiums for a defined, standardized benefit package. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)Formularies as Topic: Works about lists of drugs or collections of recipes, formulas, and prescriptions for the compounding of medicinal preparations. Formularies differ from PHARMACOPOEIAS in that they are less complete, lacking full descriptions of the drugs, their formulations, analytic composition, chemical properties, etc. In hospitals, formularies list all drugs commonly stocked in the hospital pharmacy.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Delivery, Obstetric: Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.Transcaucasia: Area of Europe that includes ARMENIA,; AZERBAIJAN; and the Republic of GEORGIA.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.Legislation, Drug: Laws concerned with manufacturing, dispensing, and marketing of drugs.Budgets: Detailed financial plans for carrying out specific activities for a certain period of time. They include proposed income and expenditures.Prescription Drugs: Drugs that cannot be sold legally without a prescription.Food Services: Functions, equipment, and facilities concerned with the preparation and distribution of ready-to-eat food.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Financial Management: The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Hospital Design and Construction: The architecture, functional design, and construction of hospitals.Fees, Medical: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for medical services.Hoof and Claw: Highly keratinized processes that are sharp and curved, or flat with pointed margins. They are found especially at the end of the limbs in certain animals.KyrgyzstanFinancing, Personal: Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.Chick Embryo: The developmental entity of a fertilized chicken egg (ZYGOTE). The developmental process begins about 24 h before the egg is laid at the BLASTODISC, a small whitish spot on the surface of the EGG YOLK. After 21 days of incubation, the embryo is fully developed before hatching.Developed Countries: Countries that have reached a level of economic achievement through an increase of production, per capita income and consumption, and utilization of natural and human resources.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Meat: The edible portions of any animal used for food including domestic mammals (the major ones being cattle, swine, and sheep) along with poultry, fish, shellfish, and game.Hospital Costs: The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).Pharmacy Service, Hospital: Hospital department responsible for the receiving, storing, and distribution of pharmaceutical supplies.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Foot Diseases: Anatomical and functional disorders affecting the foot.Urodynamics: The mechanical laws of fluid dynamics as they apply to urine transport.Neural Tube: A tube of ectodermal tissue in an embryo that will give rise to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, including the SPINAL CORD and the BRAIN. Lumen within the neural tube is called neural canal which gives rise to the central canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain. For malformation of the neural tube, see NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS.Preferred Provider Organizations: Arrangements negotiated between a third-party payer (often a self-insured company or union trust fund) and a group of health-care providers (hospitals and physicians) who furnish services at lower than usual fees, and, in return, receive prompt payment and an expectation of an increased volume of patients.Cross-Sectional Studies: 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.Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental: Any of the processes by which nuclear, cytoplasmic, or intercellular factors influence the differential control of gene action during the developmental stages of an organism.Legislation, Pharmacy: Laws and regulations, pertaining to the field of pharmacy, proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.Oral Surgical Procedures, Preprosthetic: Surgery necessary for a denture to rest on a firm base, free from marked osseous protuberances or undercuts, and devoid of interfering muscle attachments, excess mucoperiosteum, hyperplasias, and fibrous or papillary growths.Data Collection: 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.Product Packaging: Form in which product is processed or wrapped and labeled. PRODUCT LABELING is also available.Health Facility Merger: The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.Deductibles and Coinsurance: Cost-sharing mechanisms that provide for payment by the insured of some portion of covered expenses. Deductibles are the amounts paid by the insured under a health insurance contract before benefits become payable; coinsurance is the provision under which the insured pays part of the medical bill, usually according to a fixed percentage, when benefits become payable.Spinal Cord: A cylindrical column of tissue that lies within the vertebral canal. It is composed of WHITE MATTER and GRAY MATTER.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Reproducibility of Results: 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.Antitrust Laws: Those federal and state laws, and their enforcement, that protect trade and commerce from unlawful restraints and monopolies or unfair business practices.Advertising as Topic: The act or practice of calling public attention to a product, service, need, etc., especially by paid announcements in newspapers, magazines, on radio, or on television. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.Confined Spaces: A space which has limited openings for entry and exit combined with unfavorable natural ventilation such as CAVES, refrigerators, deep tunnels, pipelines, sewers, silos, tanks, vats, mines, deep trenches or pits, vaults, manholes, chimneys, etc.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Competitive Medical Plans: Alternative health care delivery mechanisms, such as PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS or other health insurance services or prepaid plans (other than HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS), that meet Medicare qualifications for a risk-sharing contract. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)European Union: The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)Body Patterning: The processes occurring in early development that direct morphogenesis. They specify the body plan ensuring that cells will proceed to differentiate, grow, and diversify in size and shape at the correct relative positions. Included are axial patterning, segmentation, compartment specification, limb position, organ boundary patterning, blood vessel patterning, etc.United Nations: An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.Quality-Adjusted Life Years: A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Mouth Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the MOUTH.Jaw, Edentulous: The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.Federal Government: The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Nervous System: The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed)Vegetables: A food group comprised of EDIBLE PLANTS or their parts.Transportation: The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Uncompensated Care: Medical services for which no payment is received. Uncompensated care includes charity care and bad debts.Fraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.Risk Sharing, Financial: Any system which allows payors to share some of the financial risk associated with a particular patient population with providers. Providers agree to adhere to fixed fee schedules in exchange for an increase in their payor base and a chance to benefit from cost containment measures. Common risk-sharing methods are prospective payment schedules (PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM), capitation (CAPITATION FEES), diagnosis-related fees (DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUPS), and pre-negotiated fees.Medicare: Federal program, created by Public Law 89-97, Title XVIII-Health Insurance for the Aged, a 1965 amendment to the Social Security Act, that provides health insurance benefits to persons over the age of 65 and others eligible for Social Security benefits. It consists of two separate but coordinated programs: hospital insurance (MEDICARE PART A) and supplementary medical insurance (MEDICARE PART B). (Hospital Administration Terminology, AHA, 2d ed and A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, US House of Representatives, 1976)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.Drug Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.Fees, Dental: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for dental services.Economic Recession: Significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. (National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, www.nber.org/cycles.html, accessed 4/23/2009)Sphenoid Sinus: One of the paired air spaces located in the body of the SPHENOID BONE behind the ETHMOID BONE in the middle of the skull. Sphenoid sinus communicates with the posterosuperior part of NASAL CAVITY on the same side.Ecological and Environmental Processes: Ecosystem and environmental activities, functions, or events.Crime: A violation of the criminal law, i.e., a breach of the conduct code specifically sanctioned by the state, which through its administrative agencies prosecutes offenders and imposes and administers punishments. The concept includes unacceptable actions whether prosecuted or going unpunished.Drainage, Sanitary: A system of artificial or natural drains, generally used for the disposal of liquid wastes.Behavioral Research: Research that involves the application of the behavioral and social sciences to the study of the actions or reactions of persons or animals in response to external or internal stimuli. (from American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed)Nutritive Value: An indication of the contribution of a food to the nutrient content of the diet. This value depends on the quantity of a food which is digested and absorbed and the amounts of the essential nutrients (protein, fat, carbohydrate, minerals, vitamins) which it contains. This value can be affected by soil and growing conditions, handling and storage, and processing.Swine: Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).Fast Foods: Prepared food that is ready to eat or partially prepared food that has a final preparation time of a few minutes or less.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Cross-Cultural Comparison: Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.In Situ Hybridization: A technique that localizes specific nucleic acid sequences within intact chromosomes, eukaryotic cells, or bacterial cells through the use of specific nucleic acid-labeled probes.Alveolar Ridge Augmentation: Preprosthetic surgery involving rib, cartilage, or iliac crest bone grafts, usually autologous, or synthetic implants for rebuilding the alveolar ridge.Competitive Bidding: Pricing statements presented by more than one party for the purpose of securing a contract.Functional Food: Components of the usual diet that may provide health benefits beyond basic nutrients. Examples of functional foods include soy, nuts, chocolate, and cranberries (From NCCAM Backgrounder, March 2004, p3).Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Tax Exemption: Status not subject to taxation; as the income of a philanthropic organization. Tax-exempt organizations may also qualify to receive tax-deductible donations if they are considered to be nonprofit corporations under Section 501(c)3 of the United States Internal Revenue Code.Hospital Bed Capacity, 500 and overBedding and Linens: Articles of cloth, usually cotton or rayon and other synthetic or cotton-blend fabrics, used in households, hospitals, physicians' examining rooms, nursing homes, etc., for sheets, pillow cases, toweling, gowns, drapes, and the like.Great BritainThird Ventricle: A narrow cleft inferior to the CORPUS CALLOSUM, within the DIENCEPHALON, between the paired thalami. Its floor is formed by the HYPOTHALAMUS, its anterior wall by the lamina terminalis, and its roof by EPENDYMA. It communicates with the FOURTH VENTRICLE by the CEREBRAL AQUEDUCT, and with the LATERAL VENTRICLES by the interventricular foramina.Conservation of Energy Resources: Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.Urethra: A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.
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  • Marble floor tiles are beautifully colored and atmospheric, making them ideal for home renovations. (toolloots.com)
  • 2. To maintain the gloss and cleanness of marble floor tiles, you need to polish them regularly. (toolloots.com)
  • Laminated floor planks and tiles are produced in mind boggling array of styles, colors and textures. (reinsdyr.club)
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  • The vinyl flooring market is estimated at $ 219,646,000 in 2016 and is expected to reach $ 4,871,150,000 in 2023, an annual growth rate of 13.3% from 2017 to 2023 It's possible. (openpr.com)
  • California and Quebec released results today for the November 2017 auction which showed steady prices well above the floor for the second auction in a row. (edf.org)
  • Registered in 2018 , Henan Fortovan Technology Co.,Ltd has made a name for itself in the list of top suppliers of Pvc Flooring in China. (tradeindia.com)
  • For the second auction in a row, future vintage allowances sold out above the floor price, showing strong confidence in the cap-and-trade program after 2020. (edf.org)
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  • You can quickly scroll through hundreds of mops offered here, compare the prices, specifications and buy one as per your need, budget and desire. (paytmmall.com)
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  • TOM IGGULDEN: By listening to the concerns of business and locking in a deal with the Europeans, the Government's trying to build momentum behind its carbon pricing plans, but Tony Abbott says nothing he heard today would stop him repealing the carbon tax if he wins the next election. (abc.net.au)
  • Mr Combet also announced plans to link Australia's scheme to Europe's emissions trading scheme from 2015, which is likely to have the effect of matching the two prices. (theage.com.au)
  • Climate Change Minister Greg Combet plans to scrap the $15 carbon floor price. (theage.com.au)
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  • bamboo and teak flooring to concrete, plywood and other approved substrates develops a permanent bond and remains flexible to withstand expansion and contraction of the flooring without stressing the adhesive. (truehardwoods.com)
  • For full spread installation with release or permanent adhesive, follow instructions on the pales, Begin laying your floor SNUG along the longest wall. (ecowoodfloor.com)
  • The Resale price quoted by/on behalf of owner is property specific, depending upon the floor, view, amenities associated with the property. (99acres.com)
  • GREG COMBET: Many concerns have been raised by the business community about the floor price, and we have been cognisant of that, and we've been responsive now to it. (abc.net.au)
  • After weeks of secretive talks between the Gillard government and the Greens, Climate Change Minister Greg Combet has announced Labor will scrap the planned $15 floor price on carbon permits in a major overhaul of the carbon pricing scheme. (theage.com.au)
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  • specially sized graded particles increase the thickness of the solid structure by filling off the littlest hole in this way opposing crumbling and wearing out of the solid floor. (wallnut.co.in)
  • Hardwood, linoleum, high pile and low pile area rugs: different floor types require different tools. (bedbathandbeyond.com)
  • If you currently have a floor in place, the cost of drilling into or removing the existing floor will add to your cost by varying degrees depending on what kind of floor you have (stone, wood, linoleum, tile, etc.) and how large a space it is. (homeadvisor.com)
  • Henan Fortovan Technology Co.,Ltd is listed in Trade India's list of verified sellers offering supreme quality of Cheap linoleum roll easy to Install PVC Flooring etc. (tradeindia.com)
  • CHRISTINE MILNE, GREENS LEADER: There are some saying that you could have a European price as high as $50, for example. (abc.net.au)
  • It ensures prices stay high so that product can continue to be made. (wikipedia.org)
  • Such analysis suggests that from 2014 or so the British carbon floor price may be high enough to drive switching from the most inefficient coal plants, and that effect will become more widespread as the price rises to more than 40 pounds at the end of the decade, all else being equal. (cnbc.com)
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  • The lock type SPC stone plastic floor is based on high-tech developed a new type of environmentally friendly floor, with zero formaldehyde, mold, moisture, fire, pest control, easy installation and so on. (tradeindia.com)
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  • It is suited to bungalows and high-end apartments rentals which would run you anywhere from $10 to $40 for just one square legs of floor. (blogspot.com)
  • 4. For this floors low grade is suitable as high grade is for commercial purposes. (reinsdyr.club)
  • I'm on a high floor with a southern exposure. (apartmentratings.com)
  • Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed costs under the new federal farm bill, and more federal dollars will be spent to spur international trade of American agricultural products. (dairyherd.com)
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  • Non-metallic floor hardener or floor screed are the application which is principally used for areas like overwhelming traffic places, industrial area where there is substantial transportation progressing, in such areas where loading transaction is constant, warehouse , vehicle workshop, Processing plants, for example, Medical or steel, and so forth. (wallnut.co.in)
  • Flooring should be allowed to acclimate 3-4 days to the equilibrium moisture content of the area. (millworkforless.com)
  • If marble is properly installed in the right area, for example on a floor that is not often used, you may not need to replace the marble in your life. (toolloots.com)
  • Since 1980 we have been providing Flooring services to the Earling area. (reinsdyr.club)
  • For quality workmanship and service for your residential and commercial Flooring needs, choose a company with over 38 years of service in the Earling area. (reinsdyr.club)
  • Casa Floors by TDI Infrastructure ensures comfortable lifestyle of unmatched quality through 24 X 7 Security, Landscaped Gardens, Children's play area, Club House, Maintenance Staff, Natural Lighting and Privileged Privacy that are best in class and features. (makaan.com)
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  • The move was the cost of linking up with Europe's carbon pricing system, which the Government is hailing as a move toward a global emissions trading scheme. (abc.net.au)
  • The rapid rise in the British carbon price implies an increasing carbon cost on power generators, which will make gas increasingly competitive, potentially driving demand higher. (cnbc.com)
  • Assuming that utilities pass on this cost, wholesale power prices would rise by at least 5 percent, potentially decreasing UK competitiveness. (cnbc.com)
  • While prices send important signals about availability and marginal cost, volatility in fuel prices can be quite problematic. (sindark.com)
  • Drax Group chief executive Will Gardiner, whose company is among signatories to the declaration, said "Robust carbon pricing is one of the most effective tools to enabling a zero-carbon, lower-cost energy future. (rivieramm.com)
  • A carbon price is a cost applied to carbon pollution to encourage polluters to reduce the amount of greenhouse gases they emit. (rivieramm.com)
  • The companies making the declaration said several renewable energy technologies are already cost-efficient on market terms when carbon costs are internalised in wholesale electricity prices. (rivieramm.com)
  • They believe that a multi-member CPF can secure a credible short and long-term carbon pricing signal to decarbonise the European power sector in a cost-efficient manner. (rivieramm.com)
  • You have budget flooring starting from the lowest cost to the most expensive flooring made of marbles and rocks. (blogspot.com)
  • Porcelain flooring are recognized for its stamina and rigidity which is offered by moderate cost in great designs. (blogspot.com)
  • Next to porcelain, ceramic floors can provide you good concluding at low cost. (blogspot.com)
  • You have budget flooring beginning with the cheapest cost to the most expensive flooring manufactured from marbles and stones. (blogspot.com)
  • You might have budget flooring beginning with the lowest cost to the priciest flooring made of marbles and stones. (blogspot.com)
  • 1. The cost of a typical marble floor tile is approximately $4 to $8 per square foot. (toolloots.com)
  • The CPS acts as a floor price for the cost of EUAs, and is levied on emissions from UK power generation. (petroleum-economist.com)
  • They say the price should be more closely tied to the cost of other items at Quebec grocery stores. (nationalpost.com)
  • With the cap extended to 2030, however, demand and prices are more stable and there is once again a strong incentive for polluters to save their allowances for future years and make cost-effective emission reductions sooner than required for compliance. (edf.org)
  • To correct the market's chronic failure to price oil efficiently, governments of oil-importing nations should fix the price in internal markets using a simple policy tool: an excise tax on oil imports equal to the difference between a target price that each government would choose and the prevailing world market price . (sindark.com)
  • The oil excise tax will therefore fix a floor price for oil, and guarantee that producers and consumers in the internal market will never face a price less than that floor price. (sindark.com)
  • Tile or stone floors are great to look at, but they can be really cold to the touch - especially in winter months. (homeadvisor.com)
  • A large number of house-owners have good ideas for renovating their residences by adding new colors to the walls and supplementing new home floor ideas for every single room. (blogspot.com)
  • Thousands of house-owners have good ideas for renovating their houses with the addition of new colors to the surfaces and supplementing new home floor programs for each and every room. (blogspot.com)
  • A large number of house-owners have good ideas for renovating their properties by adding new colors to the surfaces and supplementing new home floor strategies for every room. (blogspot.com)
  • SPC rigid vinyl floor is made by extruding PVC substrate with extruder and T-shaped die, and using PVC or PVC four-roller calendering machine to wear PVC wear-resisting layer, PVC color film and PVC substrate respectively. (tradeindia.com)
  • ColorTile Tile Floor Cleaner is the quickest way to keep you tile, stone, and vinyl floor looking like new. (bhg.com)
  • The flooring products most sought-after, which can be used before fixing of tile & stone to create a very strong base or by using mineral floor hardener the flooring can be kept open and can be used as an overlay. (wallnut.co.in)
  • How is the marble floor tile? (toolloots.com)
  • Marble is widely used in home decoration due to its colorful and colorful tones, especially as a floor tile application. (toolloots.com)
  • 1. The first to attract you is the marble floor tile. (toolloots.com)
  • cuts tough grease on quarry tile and is a versatile, multipurpose cleaner for floors, walls, tables, food-contact. (bhg.com)
  • Floor hardener or floor screed is a molecule structure particles made in size graded details to be utilised by blending in with cement and grit/stone chips blend to give additional hardness to the solid floor without influencing cement properties. (wallnut.co.in)
  • Large or small, the most affordable way to install the system is to do it during new construction or during an extensive remodel, when the floors will be non-existent (yet) or are being torn up anyway. (homeadvisor.com)
  • The installation for radiant heating will be the most affordable with new construction or during a remodel when floors are already removed. (homeadvisor.com)
  • Acacia Wood Flooring Pros Cons Reviews And Pricing Pertaining To Solid Hardwood Remodel 2 is one of pictures thet are related with the picture before in the collection gallery. (vintagenola.org)
  • Meanwhile, higher power prices could prompt higher imports of electricity through Britain's 4 gigawatts of interconnector cables from Ireland, France and the Netherlands. (cnbc.com)
  • A European Commission proposal to phase-out regulated prices of electricity looked set to win approval from EU member states until the 'yellow vest' movement swept across France and nipped it in the bud. (euractiv.com)
  • An electricity [industry]-only carbon price floor, say between the UK, Germany, France and the Nordic countries, would have a much better chance of being set at a meaningful level for coal-to-gas switching," Sandbag's MacDonald said. (petroleum-economist.com)
  • LONDON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A new British carbon price floor may increase gas demand as rapid price rises eat into profits from burning coal, but the impact on power prices could affect political will to implement the policy. (cnbc.com)
  • But as the price of CO2 emissions rises, the relative economics shift in favour of gas, which emits roughly half as much carbon as coal. (cnbc.com)
  • FARE made 53 recommendations, including setting a minimum price that rises with wages, prohibiting shopping docket promotions and extreme discounting of alcohol, and introducing a boat licence that requires operators to have a blood alcohol limit of less than 0.05, the same as for driving a car. (radioaustralia.net.au)
  • And we fear that if the price of beer as an industry rises lower than the price of milk or butter, we have a social issue. (nationalpost.com)
  • TOM IGGULDEN: The Prime Minister's been a vocal supporter for a floor price for her carbon trading scheme when it comes in 2015. (abc.net.au)
  • HT HPL/PVC Raised Access Floor is made of good quality cold-rolled steel sheet, which is stretched, spot-welded, and coated with epoxy powder after having been phosphoreted. (made-in-china.com)
  • Floor base made with Zeorich Base & Zeorich BaseHD are very strong, have a smooth finish and ready for tiling or stone in just 24 hours or can be kept open for direct use. (wallnut.co.in)
  • 1.SPC flooring is made of poly materials, shaped by the processing of extruding, stable dimension, with waterproof performance. (tradeindia.com)
  • Integrity, quality workmanship and attention to detail have made us one of the most reliable Flooring companies in Earling. (reinsdyr.club)
  • The ribbons or strands which form the central part of the mop, are made with highly absorbent woven fabric which allows it to absorb water and swipe the dirt off the floor easily. (paytmmall.com)
  • The NT Government should also ban alcohol advertising on public transport and during sports events, and set a minimum price per drink, the college's president, Dr Catherine Yelland, said. (radioaustralia.net.au)
  • In her submission, the Alice Springs-based MLA argued against a floor price for alcohol, saying that Central Australia already had a system in place to deal with problem drinkers. (radioaustralia.net.au)
  • Is an alcohol floor price the answer to alcohol abuse in WA? (abc.net.au)
  • Workers on the frontline of what the WA Government is calling a "tsunami of alcohol abuse" are lining up behind the idea of a minimum floor price, which would stop booze barns selling wine for as little as $2.80 a bottle. (abc.net.au)
  • As long as we continue to allow governments to set the price of our beverages, the policies will have the effect of lining the pockets of dairy farmers and big alcohol producers, at the expense of everyone else. (nationalpost.com)
  • The stable pricing environment that results will enable the rational decision-making that the market fails to provide when left to its own devices. (sindark.com)
  • Once you enter into the house, it's the only floor coverings which draws interest to the site visitors apart from wall structure paints. (blogspot.com)