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diary

A personal record kept by a patient or caregiver of important outpatient observations, e.g., blood pressures; blood glucose levels; caloric intake; or the frequency of certain symptoms, such as bowel movements, crying spells, headaches, palpitations, or urination.
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Becky Jones, a member of Team Breathe, with her personalised running diary from TOAD Diaries
Last week Lord Dacre had said he was convinced the diaries were genuine, but he said yesterday that only historians and technical experts could now establish beyond all doubt whether they were authentic.
A survey using telephone interviews was conducted in Denmark in 2006 on the prevalence and application of diaries (Egerod et al.
Bjarne Stoklund tries to define the process of modernization as it shows in Danish peasant diaries by concentrating on the concept of time as it appears in these sources.
Editing sections to make them more like a narrative and more "literary" in tone speaks more to the types of things readers want than to the special type of writing that is diary writing, since most diaries are not written with a readership in mind.
One reason for the variety of writing styles present in the diaries is the physical form of the diaries.
Perhaps the most interesting question raised by the diaries is one of timing.
Also, people who had kept diaries for that 1 week reaped no apparent gains in physical health; they visited their physicians just as often as those who hadn't, the researchers report.
The Beatles manager's diaries, currently owned by his former chauffeur and bodyguard Bryan Barrett, failed to reach their pounds 10,000 reserve price recently at London auctioneers Christies.
That John Dee, a major intellectual figure in sixteenth-century England, held conversations with angels and kept elaborate records of such conversations has been known at least since 1659, when Meric Casaubon published a large volume of Dee's "angel diaries.
CANCER patients at Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry are to get diaries to help them keep track of their treatment.
Huff, editors, Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women's Diaries (U of Massachusetts P, 1996), 296 pp.