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something that is due to someone by law or by tradition.
right to fair treatment the fair selection and treatment of subjects during the course of a research study. Principles governing fairness include informed voluntary decision by the subjects to participate and selection according to criteria directly related to the study rather than according to artificial social or cultural biases.
negative right a right to refuse care or not to be interfered with; it obligates another to refrain from doing something. One example is the right to refuse treatment, which is grounded in the principle of respect for autonomy. This is mentioned in the “Patient's Bill of Rights;” see patient's rights.
patient's r's see patient's rights.
positive right a right to be provided with a good or service such as health care, usually grounded in the principle of justice. It is philosophically more difficult to justify than a negative right because it obligates another to do something.

congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)


(rit) [AS. riht],

R; rt

1. Pert. to the dextral side of the body (the side away from the heart), which in most persons is the stronger or preferred. Synonym: dexter
2. Legal authority to supervise and control one's own actions or the actions of others.
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DIRECT VOICE: Clr Jean Calvert, left, welcomes the scheme which will give crime victims a say in how the issues are put right
In his speech, Geldorf put right an omission from this list by referring to corruption, which bleeds the poor of vital investment and resources.
The vandalism cost pounds 291 in cleaning materials and labour to put right, but removing the paint left the stonework permanently damaged.
The final act to put right an 'historical wrong' against residents of a former lunatic asylum will take place on Sunday.
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The competition is one of the few to so far elude new player-manager Mark Holland - a statistic he will no doubt be determined to put right.
Long term water damage can cost hundreds of pounds to put right, so protect your home with Leak Stop.
The form of holder notice ("Purchase Notice") for, and the terms and conditions of, the Series A Put are contained in the Notice of Put Right available from the trustee: The Bank of New York Mellon, telephone number 1-800-254-2826.
But rather than beat myself up about it I will try and put right where I went wrong and have another go in Israel next August.
WREXHAM striker Michael Proctor is determined to put right the wrongs of last season and help guide the Dragons back into the Football League.
I know the grass has been churned up, but surely with the proper machines and people doing it, it can be put right.
Both matches between the sides ended in draws last season, and the visitors have to go back to 2004 for their last victory on this ground, something manager Arsene Wenger will be keen to put right as his young team look to stay in contention with Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool at the top of the league.