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verb A regional term meaning to inject a drug.


A title used in the UK for a female (e.g., surgeon) who may or may not be married.


Modified Injury Severity Scale. A method for quantifying paediatric multi-trauma injuries (excluding burns). MISS categorising injuries into five body areas (neurologic, face and neck, chest, abdomen and pelvic contents, extremities and pelvic girdle), each with a score of 1 (minor) to 5 (critical with uncertain survival); the total score is the sum of the squares of the three most injured body regions.


Modified Injury Severity Scale Urgent care A method for quantifying pediatric multi-trauma (excluding burns) injuries; MISS is the sum of the squares of the 3 most injured body regions, after the AMA's abbreviated injury scale–AIS, substituting the Glasgow coma scale for neurologic evaluation. See Glasgow coma scale.

Patient discussion about miss

Q. I have missed 2 periods and had my tubes tied. What could be wrong? I went to the doctor and she didnt even do an exam. She said dont worry until I have missed for 6 months.

A. go to enather dr. you have to be shure.

Q. can a woman ger pregnant if she misses a few birth control pills? my girlfriend missed 2 this month and now her period is a bit late. should I be woried?

A. Even on birth control it is possible to get pregnant. Birth control pills are not always 100% perfect in preventing pregnancy. Has she ever missed any pills in the past? Her body may be trying to re-adjust and that can be a reason why she is "late."

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She added: "Children who go missing from care can be highly vulnerable and can be at real risk of drug and alcohol use, violence and sexual exploitation.
Some young people who go missing are victims of child sexual exploitation, and research shows that those who repeatedly go missing are more likely to be victims.
When they do go missing for longer periods, we follow clear procedures which requires all our staff to work closely with police, families, carers and others to secure the child's welfare as quickly as possible.
Luckily things have started to move on and people are starting to recognise that these so-called streetwise children that we think can look after themselves, that go missing again and again but always turn back up, have every right - like every other child - to stay safe.
Barnardo's wants the Government's Missing Persons Taskforce to ensure its action plan sets out a clear multi-agency response to children who go missing who are at high risk of abuse by pimps.
Irish children also go missing, with 53 vanishing in the first six months of the year, all but two of them have now showed up.
NEARLY one in 10 people have had a pet go missing during the past five years - and a quarter of them suspect their animal was stolen.
Little general information exists on adults who go missing, but research into the problem was carried out in 2002 by York University.
Thousands of Scots go missing each year but it is the festive season when their loss seems most poignant.
THE face of Madeleine McCann was among more than 10,000 images held up at Wembley yesterday, to raise awareness of the tens of thousands of children who go missing every year in the UK.
THE face of Madeleine Mc-Cann was among more than 10,000 images held up at Wembley yesterday to raise awareness of the tens of thousands of children who go missing every year in the UK.
The organisation also said there is a known link between children who go missing from home regularly and their vulnerability to sexual exploitation, and revealed about 80% of local authorities do not have any specialist workers for sexually exploited youngsters.