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FOUR

Acronyn for Full Outline of Unresponsiveness Score. This is a coma scale proposed in 2006 and which is claimed to be more useful than the GLASGOW COMA SCALE (GCS) in patients in deep coma as a result of brain injury. GCS is said to be better in patients in less deep coma. FOUR includes assessments of pupil reactions and the respiratory pattern reflecting brainstem dysfunction.
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The great gate fronting to the north was about four feet high, and almost two feet wide, through which I could easily creep.
In the night he went to the lake, cast his nets, and on drawing them in found four fish, which were like the others, each of a different colour.
They are most at rest between three and four o'clock in the morning, although even then there are usually ten calls a minute.
I knew that my only hope lay in escape from the city of Zodanga, for the matter of the four dead guardsmen would have to be explained, and as I could never reach my original post without a guide, suspicion would surely rest on me so soon as I was discovered wandering aimlessly through the palace.
In fact, four men such as they were--four men devoted to one another, from their purses to their lives; four men always supporting one another, never yielding, executing singly or together the resolutions formed in common; four arms threatening the four cardinal points, or turning toward a single point--must inevitably, either subterraneously, in open day, by mining, in the trench, by cunning, or by force, open themselves a way toward the object they wished to attain, however well it might be defended, or however distant it may seem.
Yes," interposed Porthos, "four hundred pistoles; but who is to make four hundred pistoles?
When the doctor's four guests heard him talk of his proposed experiment, they anticipated nothing more wonderful than the murder of a mouse in an air pump, or the examination of a cobweb by the microscope, or some similar nonsense, with which he was constantly in the habit of pestering his intimates.
The whole number of persons collected at Grand Pre finally amounted to four hundred and eighty-three men, and three hundred and thirty-seven women, heads of families; and their sons and daughters, to five hundred and twenty-seven of the former, and five hundred and seventy-six of the latter; making in the whole one thousand nine hundred and twenty-three souls.
Four millions," he said; "you have lost four millions, -- impossible
It shall be done," said the King, and at once the Winged Monkeys caught the four travelers and Toto up in their arms and flew away with them.
After the space of four years, at the time agreed upon, the four brothers met at the four cross-roads; and having welcomed each other, set off towards their father's home, where they told him all that had happened to them, and how each had learned some craft.
Such were the items of the four thousand pounds that Dr.