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Barker, Phil

a nursing theorist who developed the Tidal Model of Health Recovery for psychiatric and mental health nursing. Psychiatric patients often feel that they are drowning in the flux of constant change and need rescue. Their life stories, or experiences, must be carefully evaluated to determine what resources they have for recovery and what kind of support is needed from and for the nurses who are caring for the patients.


a term for an animal that does not usually bark which makes a violent respiratory effort, often during a convulsion, accompanied by a sound which roughly resembles a dog's bark.

barker foals
see neonatal maladjustment syndrome.
barker pig
see barker syndrome (below).
barker syndrome
newborn piglets show respiratory distress, and 'bark' and walk aimlessly. They appear to be blind. Death follows in 24 hours.
barker and wanderer
see neonatal maladjustment syndrome.
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After your residency, you do a one-year fellowship, and I'm doing mine in sports," young Phil said.
There has never been anyone like him, and with a new television show being talked about, a DVD and a book deal all in the offing, it is clear that 2011 is set to be a momentous one for Phil.
A show source said of the January storyline: "Ian sees Phil going into R&R and follows him to give him the blackmail money but he walks in on Phil and Glenda getting it on.
Phil reached speeds of 60mph as he went down the zipwire from the roof of the stadium.
This will be the biggest cliffhanger since the hunt for who shot Phil.
Former city Planning Board member Carolyn Berlin took third with 3,258 and her husband, Phil, a former Bob Hope Airport commissioner, placed fourth with 2,946.
Phil invited my wife and me to come out to his home one Saturday for a bite of lunch and "a little chat.
The "Phil" in question is famed poker player and nine time "World Series of Poker" bracelet winner Phil Hellmuth, Jr.
The online CDC Public Health Image Library (PHIL) has been updated and enhanced with a new design and new functions; PHIL also has a new link to its website.