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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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Established in 1989, Righteous has enjoyed over 25 years of working with local and national businesses alike, answering their various apparel and promotional needs.
We have the great honour in Liverpool to host The Righteous Among the Nations exhibition revealing those stories, often so modest, of our allies, friends and Polish heroes.
However, even then, a difficulty arises since it is based on an assumed singular formulation of the word, "in his generation [he was righteous, but .
The Gardens of the Righteous Committee has unanimously approved the proposal by the Bulgarian community in Italy for honoring Bulgaria's former deputy speaker of the National Assembly with a tree on the hill Monte Stella in Milan.
Yad Vashem and the Netherlands will sign an agreement whereby the Dutch government will support the digitization of the files concerning the Dutch Righteous Among the Nations.
Among the photographs in this joint biography is the Trocmeplaque at the Avenue of the Righteous of the Nations, VadYashem, Jerusalem.
The righteous predecessors (the Salaf) were very keen on pleasing Allh in any way they can and draw nearer to Him by means of performing different types of righteous deeds.
How could he have made that deal with Mary's father, another righteous man?
Kaauwai warned pastors that "neither Mufi Hannemann or Neil Abercrombie [the other Democrat running in the gubernatorial primary] is righteous and a vote for either in the primary or general election is succumbing to fear and advancing unrighteousness
Salkin, Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible: Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships.
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If they believe in Jesus they must believe him to be an honest, righteous, divine soul, not a liar and a cheat.