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something that is due to someone by law or by tradition.
right to fair treatment the fair selection and treatment of subjects during the course of a research study. Principles governing fairness include informed voluntary decision by the subjects to participate and selection according to criteria directly related to the study rather than according to artificial social or cultural biases.
negative right a right to refuse care or not to be interfered with; it obligates another to refrain from doing something. One example is the right to refuse treatment, which is grounded in the principle of respect for autonomy. This is mentioned in the “Patient's Bill of Rights;” see patient's rights.
patient's r's see patient's rights.
positive right a right to be provided with a good or service such as health care, usually grounded in the principle of justice. It is philosophically more difficult to justify than a negative right because it obligates another to do something.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


(rit) [AS. riht],

R; rt

1. Pert. to the dextral side of the body (the side away from the heart), which in most persons is the stronger or preferred. Synonym: dexter
2. Legal authority to supervise and control one's own actions or the actions of others.
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Conflating them with civil and political rights, which are self-executing, will make the latter's enforcement through the courts uncertain and contingent on legislative actions.
"The motion is also in line with the interests of clubs and associations by guaranteeing that no individual who does not enjoy political rights will be a member of its board.
The intent to limit the involvement of foreigners in the legal political rights afforded to Philippine citizens is clear: 'Whereas, foreign tourists in the Philippines are not entitled to all the rights and privileges granted to the citizens of the Philippines, specifically the exercise of political right which are inherently exclusive to Filipino citizens.'
Morente also cited an immigrations operations order that states "foreign tourists in the Philippines are enjoined to observe the limitation on the exercise of their political rights during their stay in the Philippines."
The Assistant of the President indicated to Sudan's advancement in according women their political rights and called for promotion of African women's rights.
'The commemoration (of International Women's Day) is a history of political rights fulfillment for women in the world.
'The BiH Ombudsman received 3,160 complaints last year, of which 1,861 referred to civil and political rights,' said Ombudsperson Nives Jukic at the press conference held today, explaining that the most complaints of citizens related to unjustifiable length of judicial and administrative proceedings.
China received dismal ratings for its freedom, political rights, and civil liberties, with scores of 6.5, 7, and 6, respectively.
The Freedom House report states that in 2017, political rights and civil liberties around the world have deteriorated to its lowest point for more than a decade and continued a period characterized by self-assured authoritarian rulers under siege democracies and the withdrawal of the United States from its leading role in the world struggle for human freedom.
The United States retreated from its traditional role as both a champion and an exemplar of democracy amid an accelerating decline in American political rights and civil liberties.
Speaking to TAP on the sidelines of the opening on Tuesday in Hammamet of a three-day conference on the political rights of women with the participation of representatives of 12 countries from Africa, Asia and Latin America, Driss affirmed the need to continue efforts to achieve gender equality and translate legal empowerment into reality.

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