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responsibility

 [re-spon″sĭ-bil´-ĭ-te]
accountability; the condition of being required to account for one's actions.
corporate social responsibility a set of generally accepted relationships, obligations, and duties that relate to an institution's impact on the welfare of society.

re·spon·si·bil·i·ty

hypengyophobia.

responsibility

Vox populi A duty to do/not do a thing. See Administrative responsibility, Clinical responsibility, Criminal responsibility, Sexual responsibility.

responsibility

(rē-spŏn″sĭ-bĭ′lĭ-tē)
1. Accountability.
2. Trustworthiness.

Patient discussion about responsibility

Q. How does an allergic response occur? I don’t understand the exact mechanism of allergies. Can someone explain this?

A. In the early stages of allergy, a type I hypersensitivity reaction against an allergen, encountered for the first time, causes a response in a type of immune cell called a TH2 lymphocyte, that interact with other lymphocytes called B cells, whose role is production of antibodies. The secreted IgE antibody circulates in the blood and binds to an IgE-specific receptor (a kind of Fc receptor called FceRI) on the surface of other kinds of immune cells called mast cells and basophils, which are both involved in the acute inflammatory response. The IgE-coated cells, at this stage are sensitized to the allergen. If later exposure to the same allergen occurs, the allergen can bind to the IgE molecules held on the surface of the mast cells or basophils and cause a full reaction.

Q. I don’t know how to make him responsive at least when it comes to studies in school or at home? My child is diagnosed with ADHD. He was very inattentive in his class and we do get regular complaints from the school. At home he watches cartoons that he loves and refuses to have his dinner even. He cannot sit for more than ten minutes to complete his home work. Even very minor sound distracts him from doing his homework. He has trouble paying attention to the activities he does not like. I don’t know how to make him responsive at least when it comes to studies in school or at home.

A. it takes alot of time and patience and loving. without them none of itwill never work. both from teachers and parents and friends and family.

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