BBS


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BBS

Abbreviation for:
behavioural and brain sciences
benign breast syndrome
Berg Balance Scale
brown bowel syndrome
benign biliary strictures
bulletin board system (Medspeak-UK)

BBS

Abbreviation for Berg Balance Scale.

bombesin

(bom′bĕ-sĭn),

BBS

A neuropeptide present in the gut and brain tissue of humans. It has antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, appetite-suppressing, and trophic effects. It has been identified in a number of malignancies and has been used in oncology as an biological marker of disease progression.
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A press release or a phone call to the features editor might result in free publicity for the BBS.
With some practice and experience, department system operators can enhance their bulletin boards with additional features, until they have what they consider a "dream BBS.
The BBS can be arranged so that each caller must view the bulletins before going on to other areas.
A BBS with a questionnaire or survey area gives departments the opportunity to ask community members to rate the department, provide input on what new services they would like to see, or give feedback on a special project the department is considering.
Ideally, the BBS should have at least one local message area, with one of the department's officers acting as "conference host" to answer the public's questions.
The dream BBS also might have two "police only" message areas, one for all police officers who live in the area to exchange information and one for the department's officers to use as an electronic mailbox and message service.
Some BBS networks relay messages from a host BBS to hundreds of other bulletin boards nationwide.