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a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as optimism that is personally satisfying and life-supporting. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
An abbreviation for a number of clinical trials:
Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation
Hospital Outcomes Project for the Elderly
Hypertensive Old People in Edinburgh study
Use of the HEPACOAT™ Bx Velocity Stent and an Antithrombotic Regimen of Aspirin Alone


Cardiology A randomized, multicenter, multinational trial–Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation–which found that ramipril/Altace®, an ACE inhibitor, in ↓ mortality in Pts with heart failure. See Calgary-HOPE.


The expectation that something desired will occur. One of the bases of professional health care is encouraging and supporting the presence of hope while providing accurate information and realistic reassurance.

Patient discussion about hope

Q. my wife is pregnant !!! i am so excited ! this is the first time out of many i hope !!! but i have concerns that i would like to share with the community here ... i am afraid of being a bad father , i am afraid i won't know how to be a father ... where do u start ... how do i support my wife after the though experince ... how do i take care of the child ... a lot of things a re running through my mind with no answer ,can any one help me to calm down ????

A. you won't be a perfect father but you'll try to be. that's what's important. thousands of years of evolution gave you the basics. you'll be fine :)

Q. Hey Guys !! how are you all? i hope you feel fine because weekend is coming !!!! you all out there have a splendid time and the most important thing is to be healthy ! so take care and have a great weekend ! love you all !!!

A. thanks macboy. I hope you have a great weekend as well.

Q. Hello Community ! great weekend head of us , i hope everyone is feeling great and they are healthy and let us all have a great weekend , and a safe weekend ! Take Care !

A. thanks you too. take care and be safe.

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The Bob Hope Galley uses the Prime Vendor 7-Seas to support its meals, satellite messes, branch messes, ship support and facility support.
The Bob Hope, followed in turn by the USNS Soderman and Osprey, were loaded in Bremerhaven by 838th transporters as warfighters rushed equipment to the port.
For more than five decades, through four wars and years of peacekeeping missions, Bob Hope came to symbolize, for every man and woman in uniform, the idea that America cared for and supported its troops," said Edward A.
Bob Hope died last night of pneumonia, said his long-time publicist Ward Grant.
An entertainer who loves to entertain has a big head start appealing to an audience, and no one ever loved being on stage more than Bob Hope.
A major inter-section in Hollywood is to be renamed Bob Hope Square in a ceremony with vintage US warplanes flying overhead.
FUN TIME: Dolores Hope, the widow of Bob Hope, is applauded by partygoers during her 100th birthday party
LADBROKES took more bets on the Abu Dhabi Championship than they did on the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic last week as the fallout from Setanta's new golf channel continued.