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deficit

 [def´ĭ-sit]
a lack or deficiency.
diversional activity deficit deficient diversional activity.
fluid volume deficit deficient fluid volume.
knowledge deficit see knowledge deficit (specify).
oxygen deficit a lack of oxygen, as in hypoxia, anoxia, or insufficient oxygen delivery in comparison to oxygen consumption.
pulse deficit the difference between the apical pulse and the radial pulse, obtained by having one person count the apical pulse as heard through a stethoscope over the heart and a second person count the radial pulse at the same time.
 Assessing the apical-radial pulse to identify a pulse deficit. From Lammon et al., 1995.
reversible ischemic neurologic deficit a type of cerebral infarction whose clinical course lasts longer than 24 hours but less than 72 hours; brain imaging usually reveals an infarct. See also stroke syndrome.
self care deficit any of a group of nursing diagnoses approved by the North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, defined as impaired ability to perform basic self care (activities of daily living) in the areas of feeding, bathing/hygiene, dressing/grooming, and toileting. Related factors include diminished strength and endurance, pain or discomfort, impaired mentation, neuromuscular disorder, depression, and anxiety. The defining characteristics for each functional level are readily observed and graded on a scale of 0 to 4. The suggested code for functional level classification is as follows: 0, Completely independent; 1, Requires use of equipment or device; 2, Requires help from another person for assistance, supervision, or teaching; 3, Requires help from another person and equipment or device; 4, Dependent; does not participate in activity.
self care deficit, bathing/hygiene a nursing diagnosis defined as impaired ability to perform or complete bathing/hygiene activities for oneself; see self care deficit.
self care deficit, dressing/grooming a nursing diagnosis defined as impaired ability to perform or complete dressing and grooming activities for oneself; see self care deficit.
self care deficit, feeding a nursing diagnosis defined as impaired ability to perform or complete feeding activities; see self care deficit.
self care deficit, toileting a nursing diagnosis defined as impaired ability to perform or complete one's own toileting activities; see self care deficit.
visual deficit partial or complete blindness; see communication enhancement: visual deficit.

ox·y·gen def·i·cit

the difference between oxygen uptake of the body during early stages of exercise and during a similar duration in a steady state of exercise; sometimes considered as the formation of the oxygen debt.

ox·y·gen def·i·cit

(ok'si-jĕn def'i-sit)
The difference between oxygen uptake of the body during early stages of exercise and during a similar duration in a steady state of exercise; sometimes considered as the formation of the oxygen debt.
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In shock, the oxygen deficit is only a "snapshot" calculated as the difference between baseline "normal" VO [sub]2 and the VO [sub]2 measured at a particular time; however, oxygen debt accumulates over time.
Maximal accumulated oxygen deficit expressed relative to the active muscle mass for cycling in untrained male and female subjects.
The maximally accumulated oxygen deficit as an indicator of anaerobic capacity.
about oxygen deficit versus oxygen debt; about recovery oxygen uptake or
One possible consequence of this oxygen deficit may be a decrease in the capacity of the perivenous hepatocytes to produce normal ATP levels that are necessary to the cells' ability to survive.
The 8 in (20 cm) long, torpedo-shaped species of Periophthalmus in fact live in waters that show a regular oxygen deficit. They have evolved so they can breathe atmospheric oxygen, mainly through their skin.
Usually, the reason for the oxygen deficit is that one or more of the heart's blood vessels are narrowed or blocked.
There is evidence that this process is accompanied by a decrease in accumulated oxygen deficit, and in the rate of lactate and carbon dioxide production during intense exertion, additional reasons for expecting improved performance.
In about 25 percent of climbers, the oxygen deficit results in acute mountain sickness (AMS).
In these field studies, use of irrigation lines between alternate rows of the crop maintained a constant oxygen deficit both in the field study intended to compare performance among cultivars and in rain-excluding shelters used to compare yield under waterlogged and drained conditions.
When the hog-tied position prevents recovery from such an oxygen deficit, cardiac rhythm disturbances can occur, resulting in death.(4)
senatorial candidate Mitt Romney's tactics had "(E.M.) Kennedy's campaign hackles flaring...." One's nostrils may flare, or widen, in anger or a response to oxygen deficit; one's hackles - now limited to the hairs on the back of one's neck - may rise or bristle in response to anger.