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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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While he and Righter don't dispute that a veneer accounts for some of Earth's material, it couldn't have been wet.
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Iker is one of the 10 bishops who brought the charge of heresy to bear on Righter and is very active in fighting the move to ordain non-cellbate homosexuals.
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Righter of Grenloch, New Jersey has been recognized as a lifetime Featured Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education.
1 points on the Righter scale has shaken the Aegean Sea at 8:33 am Tuesday morning.
In a clinical setting, dieticians can counsel patients on the benefits of eating weekly meatless meals and even send out pre-Monday reminders via e-newsletter or social media," Allison Righter, RD with the Center for a Livable Future, said.
The time has never been righter - or riper - for visionary one-offs like Philadelphia oddball Adam Granduciel and his accomplices.
In an important article last week in The Times, Rosemary Righter reported that a key congressional committee had voted 55 to 0 to attach a rigorous aeBuy AmericaAE clause to the PresidentAEs vital stimulus package.
Rabbie Burns - poet, literary genius, song-writer, seducer, righter of wrongs, a man unafraid to construct an ode to his dinner, national treasure, a romantic, a serious drinker.