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FOUR

Acronyn for Full Outline of Unresponsiveness Score. This is a coma scale proposed in 2006 and which is claimed to be more useful than the GLASGOW COMA SCALE (GCS) in patients in deep coma as a result of brain injury. GCS is said to be better in patients in less deep coma. FOUR includes assessments of pupil reactions and the respiratory pattern reflecting brainstem dysfunction.
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Ten dollars a month for four rooms is two an' a half for one.
Again, was I not taught by my Lord that as in a Line there are TWO bounding Points, and in a Square there are FOUR bounding Lines, so in a Cube there must be SIX bounding Squares?
That may hold good of those that are born in the ditches," said Sancho, "not of those who have the fat of an old Christian four fingers deep on their souls, as I have.
Then the four brothers said to each other, 'Here is a chance for us; let us try what we can do.
Four hundred, at a louis each, make four hundred louis.
As long as they were within the circle of the camp, the four friends did not exchange one word; besides, they were followed by the curious, who, hearing of the wager, were anxious to know how they would come out of it.
SOCRATES: And are there not these four divisions in the figure, each of which is equal to the figure of four feet?
The vizir took them himself to the cook, saying, "Here are four fish that have been brought to the Sultan.
Heidegger had been filling the four champagne glasses with the water of the Fountain of Youth.
Four of the bailiff of the palace's sergeants, perfunctory guardians of all the pleasures of the people, on days of festival as well as on days of execution, stood at the four corners of the marble table.
For the price of four pennies, I'll sell you my coat.
This island, lying near to the eastern coast of Africa, is in the sixth degree of south latitude, that is to say, four hundred and thirty geographical miles below the equator.