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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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Chief among these is the way it flinches from confronting the consequences of viewing the prologue "as both a seismograph of cultural change and itself a changeful vessel of theatrical convention" (115).
The mother-narrator further rejects the sentimental construction whereby an early death is imagined as a boon for the child, a fortunate escape from what Sigourney calls "the hazards of this changeful life" (Letters to Mothers 263).
As we know that the eyes locate in the upper part of the face and that the pixels near the eyes are more changeful in value comparing with the other parts of face, it is obvious that the peak of this horizontal projection in the upper part can give us the horizontal position of eyes.
The High Court] is one of the organs of Government which enables the Constitution to grow and to be adapted to the changeful necessities and circumstances of generation after generation that the High Court operates.
They were not entirely black, but of that seemingly changeful hue so often met with in persons of African extraction.
were its most changeful, and each epoch fought its own defining war.
He is kind, because he seldom witnesses distress; generous because his pay is competent and sure; fearless because he is familiar with danger; thoughtless because he is under no responsibility; changeful in his feelings, because there is little occasion for control; a drunkard, often from fashion; and dissipated, because under constraints from society.
The meaning of a Language poem is thus completely unpredictable and changeful, as it depends on the position of the signifiers, on their paralactic link with the adjacent words and sentences, on the distinctive spatial figures circumscribed by them.
Frank is determined to concentrate on the issues of the life that produced the great works and to place the growing thought of Dostoevsky himself in the social and cultural context of Russia in those crucial and changeful decades of the 1840s and 1860s.
67) "Perhaps this day in years to come/May find their wanderers far from home/And with joy-haunting memories cheer/The shadows of that changeful year.