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The suite of rooms where a physician receives and treats Pts, and otherwise practices medicine, known in the UK as 'surgery' Medtalk An agency or section of an official or governmental body. See European Patent Office.


1. A room, suite, or building used for professional, commercial, or bureaucratic work.
2. An outpatient facility where patients are seen, examined, and treated; a clinic.

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Q. I absolutely hate hospitals and doctors offices and can't stand them. any advice? I was very accident prone growing up so i have a lot of bad memories from the hospital and doctors offices that affect me today. Every time i get hurt or sick i refuse to go to get checked out and recently i did something to my wrist i was worried that i did something bad to it but i still wouldn't go. I'm better now but i need to get over my fears so i can handle these visits to the doctors or I'm worried something bad could happen in the future. Does anyone have any advice on what i should do?

A. this fear surly comes from places you know about. this is a first step! congratulations :).
now you have to figure what to do with them- that a very good situation to be in. all you have to do is choose how you want to overcome your fears. my advise to you is getting a psychologist that specialized in phobias. he can direct you to the next step much better then anyone else. you can also try Biofeedback, a treatment that helps you control your body reactions-
but i would let the psychologist recommend me a kind of therapy..
good luck!

Q. Is there a chance for the urine test at the doctor's office to go wrong? Four times I have experienced home pregnancy tests. They all came positive to my delight. Once I had a urine test in a clinic it came negative. I was told at the clinic by a nurse that the home pregnancy test may go wrong. I am completely confused. Is there a chance for the urine test at the doctor's office to go wrong?

A. Lesa, the home pregnancy test is just a device to help knowing whether a woman is pregnant or not, but I will say that is never 100% accurate, maybe it is 99,something% accurate. but there's always slight chance for that to be wrong. repeated test will confirm the prior test.

sometimes when you're happened to check the pregnancy with 'poor-pregnancy-test-device' you can have your result mistaken. if you want to be sure, check it in your doctor's office, and discuss that with your doctor. and one more thing, yes it's true the later you're having late period the higher the probability you're having positive result. so, don't get confused, okay?

Q. I doubt this to be fibromyalgia symptom and how can I manage with home and office with this deadly disease? I am a Zonal Manager working in a leading multinational company. My home stress overweighs the work related stress. I have a sweet family consisting of 3 kids and my hubby. My hubby works in an Airline Office and his work schedule is very tight. He doesn’t find time to engage my children at home. Even if he finds time at home, he prefers to relax and enjoy more than talking or playing with the kids. The kids have no other option than approaching me for all their needs. This puts me in continuous stress and now I have developed severe muscular pain all over my body. I doubt this to be fibromyalgia symptom and how can I manage with home and office with this deadly disease?

A. It is a proven fact that women with fibromyalgia benefit from working instead of being idle at home. Researchers have proved that working women with fibromyalgia possess better health status than women at home except pain. You have to be careful with your movements at work otherwise it is natural that you can end up in pain which ultimately ruin the rest of busy day. Try to be active and keep working. Follow your medicines regularly along with therapies to get relief from the disastrous pain.

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Auden's "Vespers," like the evening hour of the Divine Office, bears the memory of this death, this dying on this Good Friday when we are compelled to acknowledge the "Sin Offering" of "our victim" the second Adam who remains unnamed throughout the poem (484).
The presence of the Bible and assisting cardinals is suggestive of a private recitation of the divine office.
Jean de Vepria, former prior of Clairvaux, wrote to Jeanne, "now it is time that you show your daughters what you have learned previously, as much with good example of religious conversation as by going to church for the Divine Office, and the dormitory and refectory with the others.
The medieval Divine Office has not had extensive research and publications devoted to it as has the medieval Mass.
The Divine Office is also filled with the writings of many saints.
This new mobility and vow of papal loyalty required that they be excused from monastic practice of communally reciting the Divine Office, a development Fr.
You are likewise forbidden the faculty to preach or to celebrate publicly the Divine Office or the Liturgy of the Word.
The authors contend that this can be best done when it is seen in relation to biblical, Patriarchal, and Benedictine texts, as well as the liturgy of the Divine Office and the Mass.
The morning, noon and evening prayers of Angelus are, of course, a short form of the monks' seven-part divine office.
The oblate master shared his secret to the perfect life in God--the Divine Office, also called the Liturgy of the Hours.
The first was the solemn Tenebrae on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings, a special format for praying parts of the Divine Office, marked by lamentations, penitential psalms, and the extinguishing one by one of 15 candles; the service ended with the church in total darkness.