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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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A feat which has rightly seen him honoured by the Tyne, Tees and Wear Association as "best official.
I remain mystified why Swansea, so badly bombed, never celebrates the boy from Cockett, Dr Edward (Eddie or Taffy) Bowen who rightly was responsible for airborne radar.
He (Prevete) is without doubt a dangerous individual and will rightly spend the next 23 years behind bars.
If my children and grandchildren ever did such a thing I'd feel, quite rightly, that I'd failed in bringing them up.
Fine Rightly justified the highlyprohibitive odds of 1-10 when making a winning debut over jumps in the EBF "National Hunt" Novices' Hurdle Qualifier.
Healthcare staff are rightly recognised as being among the most skilled and dedicated in any profession.
But Doherty said: "The only pressure is from ourselves as we want to do well in every game but the fans expect a lot from us and rightly so.
ISLAMABAD, March 05, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Two candidates from FATA Sunday disclosed that they were offered Rs 250 million each in Senate elections, which they rejected out rightly.
As he rightly points out, with regard to these attacks, 'the months before rather than after July 1918 determined the war's outcome'.
The India team have rightly been lauded for their sportsmanship, England skipper Andrew Strauss and coach Andy Flower have rightly been tutted for putting pressure on their opponents to withdraw their appeal, and Bell has rightly been hauled up for his carelessness.
He also said that Pakistan has discussed the issue with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who admitted assured that following the mechanism the issue could rightly be resolved.
Rightly there is a desire to celebrate the winning of silverware by a club with a trophy cabinet that has remained largely bare over recent decades.