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exchange

 [eks-chānj´]
1. the substitution of one thing for another.
2. to substitute one thing for another.
gas exchange the passage of oxygen and carbon dioxide in opposite directions across the alveolocapillary membrane.
health care information exchange in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing patient care information to health professionals in other agencies.
impaired gas exchange a nursing diagnosis approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as excess or deficit in oxygenation and/or carbon dioxide elimination at the alveolocapillary membrane (see gas exchange). Etiological and contributing factors include an altered oxygen supply, changes in the alveolar-capillary membrane, altered blood flow, and altered oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. Defining characteristics include changes in mental status such as confusion, somnolence, restlessness, and irritability; ineffective coughing and inability to move secretions from the air passages; hypercapnia; and hypoxia. For specific medical treatments and nursing interventions, see airway clearance, ineffective; breathing patterns, ineffective; chronic airflow limitation; and anemia.
plasma exchange see plasma exchange.

ex·change

(eks-chānj'),
To substitute one thing for another, or the act of such substitution.

exchange

/ex·change/ (eks-chānj)
1. the substitution of one thing for another.
2. to substitute one thing for another.

plasma exchange  the removal of plasma from withdrawn blood, with retransfusion of the formed elements into the donor; done for removal of circulating antibodies or abnormal plasma constituents. The plasma removed is replaced by type-specific frozen plasma or by albumin.

ex·change

(eks-chānj')
To substitute one thing for another, or the act of such substitution.
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Besides that, Peter Nikolaevich, by exchanging into the Guards I shall be in a more prominent position," continued Berg, "and vacancies occur much more frequently in the Foot Guards.
Berg, oblivious of irony or indifference, continued to explain how by exchanging into the Guards he had already gained a step on his old comrades of the Cadet Corps; how in wartime the company commander might get killed and he, as senior in the company, might easily succeed to the post; how popular he was with everyone in the regiment, and how satisfied his father was with him.
Boris was telling his new friend Pierre who the guests were and exchanging glances with Natasha, who was sitting opposite.
Professional exchange companies, in turn, attempt to limit their liability with document language stating that the exchanging property owner "does not rely on the professional exchange company for legal or tax advice.
1031 delayed "forward" exchange, an exchanging taxpayer must scramble to identify a suitable replacement property in real estate markets that have too many qualified buyers and too few properties for sale.
There are times when we're exchanging 50,000 pounds a month, and we're a small exchange.
corporations (inbound transfers) generally would constitute taxable events to the shareholders exchanging stock in the transaction (though not to the foreign corporation that liquidated or reorganized).
As a result, property may be directly deeded from a third party to a seller; there is no need to have separate back-to-back deeds between exchanging properties, thus avoiding duplicate transfer taxes.
financial institutions to clear their check-based transactions by exchanging check images between member institutions.
Instead, the IRS argues, the transferred property was acquired with the intent of either transferring or exchanging the property; see Rev.
Stated simply, TEI believes that the use of the five-digit code creates severe administrative hardships for taxpayers exchanging multiple asset properties.