positional


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to positional: positional cloning, Positional asphyxia, Positional plagiocephaly, Positional vertigo

positional

pertaining to position or posture.

positional nystagmus
see positional nystagmus.

Patient discussion about positional

Q. What she should do, if found positive? my wife who is 31 years, had breast cancer history in her family and I have advised her to have a test. She will have her test done next week. What she should do, if found positive?

A. I think you must pray that she is not positive, but if found positive let the doctor start the treatment and she should cooperate with doctor. She needs to learn about her problem and also the ways to cope them, like by having good diet and fitness, which she would require when the treatment or surgery will be done. Thanks ....and hope she is not positive…

Q. The HIV test came back POSITIVE! My very close friend 'Demonte'. One day in December as he was returning from a business trip, his wife met him at the airport with terrible news. During a routine pregnancy check up, her doctor had administered an HIV test along with other blood-work. The HIV test came back POSITIVE! The doctor wanted to begin administering drugs immediately but the cost of these drugs here when compared to their family income was prohibitive. I helped him with some of my savings. He already sold his favorite sentimental car to save his precious wife. Now i want to know is there any NATURAL medicine to cure this? Hope it costs less and available.

A. there are no effective natural remedy for HIV. the medications are very hard ones that try to control the virus from spreading (cannot eliminate it though). no herbal remedy or nutrition change will do that.

Q. is her2 positive more agressive than her2 negative? i know someone with her2 positive breast cancer and her doctor said it was more difficult to detect upon its return if it came back i want to know if it is true and what can she do to detect it earlier

A. Over-expression of her2/neu, a specific molecule in the breast cancer cell is indeed considered to convey worse prognosis, and suggest the need for chemotherapy and immunotherapy with Herceptin. However, the decision is much more complicated and should be made on case by case basis after consulting a professional.

More discussions about positional
References in periodicals archive ?
2] are the variances of the rotational and positional noise, respectively.
The study compared bone mineral density in 209 patients with a diagnosis of idiopathic benign positional vertigo (BPV) and 202 controls.
Stimuli were used to explore and test hypotheses--they include two stimuli booklets used by all contributors to this issue: Picture Series for Positional Verbs (PSPV) (Ameka et al.
5 provided constant carousel rotation, we observed positional effects when amplifying a region of the SNRPN gene in an assay containing 26 reactions (performed on a LightCycler 1.
It is also called positional or deformational plagiocephaly.
Revising his doctoral dissertation on positional neutralization and phonological typology at the University of California-Berkeley in 2002, Barnes investigates the typology and implementation of the positional neutralization of contrasts in vowel inventories.
ACPE's network for International Physician Executives has moved from a positional network to a topical network for any physician executive interested in discussing international medicine.
In addition to excited delirium deaths occurring during police intervention, frontline police personnel face the additional challenge of preventing deaths resulting from positional asphyxia and cardiac arrest.
In follow-up testing still underway, the companies have demonstrated the potential to establish a closed-loop control method between AOI and the printer to manage positional accuracy of the pasted deposits.
Theresa Di Maio, an RN, and Vincent Di Maio, the Chief Medical Examiner of Bexar County, Texas, argue that when individuals die while resisting restraint, excited delirium syndrome, not positional asphyxia, is usually the cause of death.

Full browser ?