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release

 [re-lēs´]
1. a setting free.
2. surgical incision or cutting of soft tissue to bring about relaxation.
tendon release tenotomy.
wheelchair pressure release weight shift of a person confined to a wheelchair.

release

noun An action moving a blood component from a restricted—by quarantine, crossmatch or other designation—to an unrestricted status, available for use by any appropriately matched patient.
 
verb To deliver, hand, give, profer, etc., blood components to the healthcare workers responsible for delivering those components to where they are to be transfused.

Release

perforated film absorbent dressing (see Table 1)
Table 1: Types of wound dressings and indications for their use
Dressing TypeFeaturesIndicated Use
Primary Wound-Dressing Films
Semi-permeable adhesive filmNon-absorbent
Non-adherent to wound surface
Gas and water vapour permeable, but impermeable to water
Non-shedding
Transparent, allowing observation of wound
Low exudating wounds
Perforated film, absorbentLow adherence (absorbent pad covered by perforated film)
Low exudating wounds
Low-adherent Wound Contact Layers
Unmedicated viscoseNon-absorbent; non-sheddingNon-adherent primary dressing
Medicated tulleLow-adherent polyethylene glycol or paraffin impregnated tulle incorporating an antiseptic (e.g.: chlorhexidine gluconate; iodine)Topical antisepsis
Semi-permeable hydrogelsHydrophilic polymers in either sheet or amorphous formulations
Highly absorbent
Gas permeable, but impermeable to water
Dressing surface may dry out, and thus requires rehydration with saline
Removal of slough
Rehydration of dry, necrotic tissue to allow its later sharp debridement
Absorption of heavy exudation
Carrier of topical antimicrobials (e.g.: metronidazole)
HydrocolloidsInteractive (form a gel when in contact with wound surface)
Usually formulated with an occlusive, water-repellent backing
Promote an acidic and hypoxic wound environment, and facilitates neoangiogenesis
Not suitable for infected wounds
Maintain a moist, temperature controlled wound environment
AlginatesSeaweed derivatives which form a hydrophilic gel in contact with the wound surface
Require irrigation to remove from wound surface
Absorption of exudation
Moisten with saline before application
Polyurethane foamsSmooth low-adherent wound contact layer backed with hydrophobic foam
Highly gas-permeable
Maintain a moist wound environment and good thermal insulation
Absorption of moderate exudation
Outer layer prevents 'strike through'
Silver agentsSilver ions impregnated into dressing
Antibacterial action
Topical antisepsis, including resistant forms

release,

n in bodywork, the letting go of muscle tension and associated emotional stress.

release,

v to give up as a legal claim; to discharge or relinquish a right.
release, sustained,
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Revenues for the 2003 period are higher primarily because of an increase in operating lease revenue from aircraft purchased during the second half of 2002 and from the re-lease of aircraft which had been off-lease during 2002.
Additionally, the new owners have reached an agreement with Pathmark/A&P that permits the new owners to re-lease the space, which assists Pathmark in mitigating its rent exposure while offering the new owners the ability to offer prospective tenants very creative lease structures at favorable rents and terms.
The Company intends to immediately commence repossession of the aircraft and prepare them for re-lease or re-sale.
The borrower has requested permission to re-lease up to 70% of the units.
The loan is comprised of $55 million in refinance proceeds and a $10 million "good news" facility, which will be used to provide additional capital to relocate a below-market tenant and re-lease the space.
Our immediate plan for the subject property is to make general upgrades as well as to re-lease one of the buildings, preferably to a single tenant," explained Garfield, who is responsible for business development nationwide for HRC.
We plan to re-position and re-lease the building at market rents.
One aircraft is scheduled to come off-lease on June 1, 2003 for which CIT has a signed commitment in place to re-lease the aircraft to another carrier.
Which is why Futterman & Associates plans to break down the space previously occupied by the department store into smaller sections and re-lease them to either successful long-term tenants or newcomers with well-recognized names and high quality of merchandize.
Amex: ACY), an independent aircraft leasing company, today announced the successful re-lease of one of its aircraft and the promotion of one of its executives.