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change

 [chānj]
conversion of something to a different form.
culture change the sum of the changes that occur in a culture over time in response to various circumstances; such changes result from contact between groups and forces within the culture.
dressing change/wound care in the omaha system, the observing, cleansing, irrigating, or covering of a wound, lesion, or incision.
reciprocal c's the changes seen in leads facing the wall opposite to a myocardial infarction; they were formerly thought to be purely electrical but are now considered a sign of more extensive myocardial damage.
role change in the omaha system, movement away from or into a set of expected behavioral characteristics.

change

(chānj),
An alteration; in pathology, structural alteration of which the cause and significance is uncertain.
Synonym(s): shift

change

(chānj) an alteration.
fatty change  abnormal accumulation of fat within parenchymal cells.
hyaline change  a pale, eosinophilic, homogeneous glassy appearance seen in histologic specimens; it is a purely descriptive term and has a variety of causes.

change

noun The alteration, modification, revision, adjustment, adaptation, remodelling, reshaping, rearrangement, transformation, or evolution of ideas, practices, processes, and/or systems.
verb To alter, adjust, adapt, redesign, evolve, or otherwise tweak.

change

An alteration in circumstances or events or status quo. See Age change, Benign cellular changes, Chemical change, Conformational change, Fatty change, Sex change, Structural change, Wavy changes.

change

(chānj)
An alteration; in pathology, structural alteration of which the cause and significance is uncertain.
Synonym(s): shift (1) .

Patient discussion about change

Q. If someone as alcoholism do there eyes change color? My husband says his work mate told him that if you’re an alcoholic your eyes can change color. As an example If you have blue eyes they become a darker blue because of something in your bloodstream?. I think my husband’s workmate is winding my husband up, or is he telling the truth?

A. That is an untruth. The color of the eyes in an alcoholic will not change color. The only thing in the eyes that will change color are the corneas (the whites of the eyes) they will turn yellow due to jaundice and probably cirrhosis of the liver. The skin will also turn yellow with the jaundice.

Q. What types of hormonal changes caused by fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia affects hormones because I feel pain in my back bone. What types of hormonal changes caused by fibromyalgia?

A. Have you ever checked your back pain with a doctor? It may or may not be due to fibromyalgia. Low serotonin levels, low growth hormone levels, and low levels of neuropeptide Y, a component of the feel-good hormone neurotransmitter norepinephrine have been associated with fibromyalgia. Elevated levels of substance P acts as a neurotransmitter and signals the body to experience pain. These pains have also been observed in the spinal cord of fibromyalgia patients.

Q. Have you changed your life and diet because of Fibromyalgia and did that help? I’m with Fibromyalgia. It is very difficult for me to deal with this disease. Anybody else have this problem? Have you changed your life and diet because of Fibromyalgia and did that help?

A. nutrition can really change your health- fibromyalgia is included. giving the body all it's needed nutrients and avoiding a few.
here is a recommended diet for FM:

http://www.fmaware.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=6729

hope that helps!

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The assimilation of changeful and even alien influences has always been a principle of social life and aesthetics .
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From the very start of the novel the young Henry is described as enthralled by Winfred's 'quivering, glittering, changeful eyes'--'yet it was not her beauty perhaps, so much as the look she gave me, that fascinated me, melted me' (p.
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Starting more or less in the 1970's, romanticism became the hinterland where North American literary studies in particular demonstrated a prescient cordiality towards what would come to be called theory, welcoming--although not without some trepidation--its embodiment in the strange and changeful shapes of Derrida and Paul de Man.
With her specificity erased, her life of the spirit is seen to be inherently changeful because she is so open to external influence.
In the distance, and fluctuating round this extreme verge of the banquet, was a changeful group of women, ragged boys and girls, beggars, young and old .
10) Today, some of the cheerful delight of such devices is echoed in the changeful fountains of the US(11) and Singapore, in which children caper amid unpredictable squirtings.
This latter reading opens a path to what I want to call a "scarcity of relation" obtaining between the carelessly changeful vitality of natural communities and the indelible "difference" that vitality can inflict on the narrower adaptive capabilities of human beings.
Yet for all their often slightly wild detailing and their changeful massing, they seem very tame in comparison.