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something that is due to someone by law or by tradition.
right to fair treatment the fair selection and treatment of subjects during the course of a research study. Principles governing fairness include informed voluntary decision by the subjects to participate and selection according to criteria directly related to the study rather than according to artificial social or cultural biases.
negative right a right to refuse care or not to be interfered with; it obligates another to refrain from doing something. One example is the right to refuse treatment, which is grounded in the principle of respect for autonomy. This is mentioned in the “Patient's Bill of Rights;” see patient's rights.
patient's r's see patient's rights.
positive right a right to be provided with a good or service such as health care, usually grounded in the principle of justice. It is philosophically more difficult to justify than a negative right because it obligates another to do something.

congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)


(rit) [AS. riht],

R; rt

1. Pert. to the dextral side of the body (the side away from the heart), which in most persons is the stronger or preferred. Synonym: dexter
2. Legal authority to supervise and control one's own actions or the actions of others.
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So the democratic bargain yields property and political rights, but only rarely civil rights as well.
Chapter four of the book identified and analysed women's achievements in the field of political rights during HM King Hamad's Era, with sections one and two focusing on women's role in the Executive, Judicial and Legislative Branches and section three on their role in political societies.
Partly Free countries have "some restrictions on political rights and civil liberties," such as corruption, ethnic strife, or civil war.
While disabled people have political rights, that is the right to vote, they do not have civil rights.
To ratify all of the most significant international human rights instruments, in particular the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Finland)
This country was founded on the basic individual civil and political rights that are exhorted in the preamble to the UDHR and its provisions, many of which are directly derived from the Declaration of Independence.
The legislation is inconsistent with the United Nations' International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the bishops said in their motion, which was passed at their spring meeting held April 23-27.
5) The sovereign political community was an autonomous community and, quite crucially, from sovereignty flows the issue of political rights.
Felix Rodriguez, coordinator, Coalition for the Political Rights of Mexicans Living Abroad (Associated Press)
Questions involving the historical and political rights of groups of people were matters for Congress, not the courts, he wrote.
Morgan's focus could have been broadened by discussing the impact of African American social realism on Africa and the Black Diaspora, simply because black America provided the inspiration and leadership in the global black struggle for social, economic, and political rights during the period in question.

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