aggravating factors

aggravating factors,

n.pl postures or movements that produce or intensify the symptoms of a patient and are used to establish the severity, irritability, and nature of the condition.
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As there were no aggravating factors, the committee then reduced the sanction by the maximum permitted of 50 per cent before imposing a suspension of three weeks.
This robust sentence from Judge Crowther, who recognised the particular aggravating factors that make crimes against vulnerable older people like this so awful, is a step in the right direction.
If you answer YES to at least one of the aggravating factors listed, please proceed to Section B.
DLQI was the outcome variable and the independent variables were sociodemographic characteristics (age, gender, income, occupation and marital status) and disease characteristics (age of onset, seborrhoea, aggravating factors, site, morphology and severity of acne).
Conclusion: The study reveals good knowledge of mothers on ARI symptoms, worsening environmental conditions, aggravating factors and complications.
The guidelines list a number of possible aggravating factors which can be taken into account by judges and magistrates.
include a list of aggravating factors that apply to sexual offences; and provide for the limitation of the use of an offenders good character as a mitigating factor where that was of assistance to the offender in the commission of the offence.
Prosecutor David Pugh said three aggravating factors of the incident included the presence of children, it being at Hibbs' former partner's home and the fact it was committed while the defendant was under the influence of alcohol.
In some cases, surgical procedures may be necessary to get rid of any aggravating factors in the respiratory tract.
Other aggravating factors, was that he had failed to stop for police and had 42 previous convictions, many for motoring offences.
Because most jurisdictions do not incorporate mitigation as part of eligibility, the many appellate cases that discuss narrowing only discuss statutory aggravating factors as the sole eligibility determinant.
The court rejected the police's plea for capital punishment and said the mitigating circumstances outweigh the aggravating factors in this case.