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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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Sam (S): With full flow away, Sam will flow inside out.
Wealthy families--those of rural landlords, shopkeepers, and others who paid a substantial land tax--gave away daughters at the same rate as poor families did, Wolf says.
Three-match tour of Germany and Austria starting July 22, matches against FC Nurnberg, FC Amberg and Sportunion Abtenau (dates to be confirmed), Blackpool away (August 6), Lazio home (August 9).
Camp co-director and owner of Camp Birch Trail in Minong, Wisconsin, passed away December 16, 2001.
Kevin is now urging young people facing similar problems to seek advice about their difficulties at home before running away.
By 1984, Ireland's Department of Health had taken over the care of orphans and indigent children and shifted the focus away from institutional care and toward foster care.
In Walker's writing, redemption will take one away and bring one back, in a perhaps humbling but empowering way, to something close to home.
I]f employment away from home in a single location is realistically expected to last (and does in fact last) for 1 year or less, the employment is temporary in the absence of facts and circumstances indicating otherwise.
The press is taking notice of the high-tech world, in part, because cyber-entrepreneurs have started giving their money away.
Specifically designed for the self-employed, Keogh plans (named after Eugene Keogh, the congressman who came up with the idea) let you put away a good bit of money toward retirement.
Probably no one in the Bible tried harder to run away from God than the prophet Jonah.
Internal Revenue Code section 162(a)(2) allows deductions for all ordinary and necessary travel expenses paid or incurred while taxpayers are "temporarily" away from home pursuing a trade or business.