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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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The first is a wealth of literature on the barriers to successful reentry, which are substantial for all prison releasees and overwhelming for exonerees because they have been incarcerated for so long.
In this section, we have developed an information-theoretic framework for modeling the detailed criminal history accumulation process of a group of releasees.
Deposits and Guarantees required: According to the framework contract for the provision of transport services in the Releasees SchE-lervekehr / disabled transport.
In 1997, only 28 percent of prison releasees served an indeterminate sentence and exited prison on parole (BJS, 1997).
The fundamental question, then, is whether a society in which the state has the power to summarily reimprison several million conditional releasees without a meaningful hearing is one that is compatible with civilized norms of democracy and equal citizenship and is justifiable on policy grounds.
Parole Commission report, older releasees consistently show lower recidivism rates, and only 2 percent of inmates who are 55 or older when paroled return to prison (Pelosi, 1997).
4) Each year, several hundred thousand releasees pour into the general population, with over 400,000 entering parole in 1997.
Transport services in the Releasees school transport to and from the Martin School mess of pottage-AltenhaE-lau and the Brentano school with locations in pottage-AltenhaE-lau and EidengesEnE-.
By furnishing a 30-day supply of medication, releasees are afforded an extended period of time to report to one of the many available community clinics to continue their treatment.
group of youthful jail releasees, 67% tested positive for cocaine with
Contract awarded for The ministry of interior requires scanning service releasees political records, is estimated at approximately 10,262 folders or files, with an average of 83 sheets each.
When asked if a separate analysis of recidivism among releasees who had been incarcerated for sex offenses was provided within their current tracking systems, 50 percent of the U.