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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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When arrested and cautioned on April 25 last year, Watson said: "You've got me bang to rights, mate.
But you might have thought that 'investigator' Duncan MacLaughlin was caught bang to rights over his claim that he had found the truth about the vanished Lord Lucan.
IF you were under any illusions that England are a great bet at 1-2 to win qualifying Group Seven, Turkey should put you bang to rights by hammering Slovakia this evening, writes Ian Coyne.
He has her bang to rights and people of the Thatcher years should avoid this travesty of a film.
We've seen no end of dodgy dealers caught bang to rights and brought to justice.
But Robertson's not daft, and when he and Graves stake out Tulip's grave and Alf turns up to pay his respects, it looks like they've caught him bang to rights.
sorry miss' and he told the other officers: 'I'm bang to rights.