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SES

Abbreviation for:
self-esteem scale
Single Equality Scheme 
sirolimus-eluting stent
Society of Eye Surgeons
socioeconomic status
soluble E selectin
staphylococcal enterotoxin
subendothelial space

status

(stāt′ŭs, stat′) plural.statuses [L. status, way of standing, posture, status]
A state or condition.

status asthmaticus

Persistent and intractable asthma.

status dysraphicus

A condition resulting from imperfect closure of the neural tube of the embryo.

status epilepticus

Continuous seizure activity without a pause for 30 Min, i.e., without an intervening period of normal brain function. Status can include two back-to-back seizures without a lucid interval or any seizure lasting more than 5 to 10 min.

estrogen receptor status

The presence or absence of a receptor to the hormone estrogen on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors either to estrogen alone or to both estrogen and progesterone are more responsive to estrogen-blocking agents such as tamoxifen than are tumors that lack these receptors.

mental status

The functional state of the mind as judged by the individual's behavior, appearance, responsiveness to stimuli of all kinds, speech, memory, and judgment.

status migrainosus

Continuous or daily unilateral, throbbing, and disabling headaches that do not improve with standard therapies for migraine.

status panicus

A panic attack that does not subside, but persists for many hours, days, or weeks without remission.

status parathyreoprivus

A condition resulting from loss of parathyroid tissue.

performance status

A measure of the overall health and functional capability of a patient.

progesterone receptor status

The presence or absence of receptors to the steroid hormone progesterone on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors to estrogen, to progesterone, or to both are more responsive to hormone-blocking agents, such as tamoxifen, than are tumors that lack these receptors.

status raptus

A state of ecstasy.

socioeconomic status

Abbreviation: SES
The relative position attained by an individual in a cultural and financial hierarchy. Differences in socioeconomic status are responsible for important disparities in the nutrition, housing, safety, and health of large groups of people. In general, the lower one's SES, the greater one's risk of malnutrition, heart disease, infectious diseases, and early mortality from all causes. Income, education, occupation, vocation, and wealth all contribute to SES.

status sternuens

Continual sneezing that may be caused by transient irritation of the nasal mucosa. Treatment involves application of a topical anesthetic to the nasal mucosa.

status verrucosus

The defective development of the cerebral gyri with many small gyri. This gives a warty appearance to the surface of the brain.

socioeconomic status

Abbreviation: SES
The relative position attained by an individual in a cultural and financial hierarchy. Differences in socioeconomic status are responsible for important disparities in the nutrition, housing, safety, and health of large groups of people. In general, the lower one's SES, the greater one's risk of malnutrition, heart disease, infectious diseases, and early mortality from all causes. Income, education, occupation, vocation, and wealth all contribute to SES.
See also: status
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In order to come to any conclusions, it is important to clarify how SES is measured.
Changes in family structure should also be considered in measuring SES.
For example, lower SES cadet families have complained about not being able to purchase property from other areas of the board.
Samantha McCloskey, SES NEW SKIES' vice president of special events and occasional-use services, added, "We are honored to be working with a prestigious broadcaster such as RTL Television, which has inspired us to craft a new flavour of our IPsys[R] service, which is not only perfect for television broadcasters covering live sporting events, but is also great for supporting remote Internet access via satellite for breaking news, disaster relief, live entertainment events and more.
States Robert Bednarek, President and CEO of SES NEW SKIES: " With the procurement of NSS-9 for launch in 2008 and the upcoming launch of NSS-8 in January 2007, SES NEW SKIES will significantly expand its transmission capacity, in-orbit back-up and overall fleet flexibility in the best interest of our customers.
Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) today announced that it has been selected by SES NEW SKIES of the Netherlands, to design, build and deliver the NSS-9 commercial communications satellite.
We are happy to participate in the launch of this new French channel for international news that will profit from our optimized European coverage as well as the great security of our satellites", explains Alexander Oudendijk, Chief Commercial Officer of SES ASTRA.
We are very pleased to have the Dutch regional broadcasters coming on ASTRA, representing an attractive extension of the Dutch language programme line-up", said Alexander Oudendijk, Chief Commercial Officer of SES ASTRA.
With its proprietary U-Gas[R] technology, licensed from the Gas Technology Institute, SES can cleanly turn waste coal products into high value synthesis gas for use in power and chemical applications.
The top choice for national IPTV distribution, SES AMERICOM, an SES GLOBAL company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges:SESG), today announced MTV Networks, Scripps Networks, The Weather Channel, Fox News Channel and a host of popular TV and music networks have signed IP-PRIME[TM] transport agreements, taking SES AMERICOM's IPTV lineup to 290 channels.
Amino (booth# 907) and SES AMERICOM (booth# 220) to demonstrate IPTV technology at Telco TV, Nov.
International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) and SES AMERICOM, an SES GLOBAL company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges:SESG), today announced the integration of IDC's next-generation DVB-S2 satellite receivers aboard the IP-PRIME(TM) IPTV service.