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A gene on chromosome 11p11.2 that encodes a transcription factor which acts during endoplasmic reticulum stress by activating unfolded protein response target genes, which is involved in ER-stress response in CNS astrocytes, and may play a role in gliosis.
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Cardiology A clinical trial–Organization to Assess Strategies for Ischemic Syndromes. See Heparin, Hirudin, OASIS-2 Managed care A system developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, formerly HCFA, as part of the required home care assessment for reimbursing health care providers; OASIS combines 20 data elements to measure case-mix across 3 domains–clinical severity, functional statuts and utilization factors. See HHRG.


Cardiovascular disease A catheter system for treating occluded hemodialysis grafts; a low-pressure water jet is used to break up a clot and remove clot fragments. See Deep vein thrombosis.
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Abbreviation and acronym for Outcome and Assessment Information Set.
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Outcome and assessment information set.


(ō-ā′sĭs) plural.oases [Gr., a fertile area in an arid region]
An area of healthy tissue surrounded by a diseased portion.
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The BTP recorded an incident where Oxford supporters "completely soaked the inside of two carriages full of urine" on January 13.
BTP said they "would like to thank passengers and rail staff for their patience and understanding during this incident".
BTP confirmed the incident was not believed to be terrorrelated.
With this acquisition, BTP will now service over 50 clients representing a greater breadth of industries, including high-profile companies in the financial, healthcare, retail, and pharmaceutical industries.
During his visit to Hazara division secretary environment inspected Ghandia, Sawar Gali and Bagnotar BTP plantation sites where officials of Forest department were also present.
A spokesman for BTP told the ECHO: "British Transport Police officers attended an incident at Roby station near Huyton on Saturday, March 10 after a report that a person had been struck by a train.
Serco said BTP Systems adds to the growing C5ISR business supporting naval modernisation and sustainment for ship, shore, and hardware integration projects.
McBride said Police Scotland are exploring proposals to take over BTP officers but rely on their support for technology, funding and data access.
A spokesman for BTP said: "The woman tried to direct him but despite giving the man directions he continued to try and talk to the woman and insisted on taking her telephone number, which the woman refused to give."
The BTP study reveals that, unlike their younger counterparts, silents are not as easily influenced by new food trends, technology and price.