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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.

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)


(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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The interviews also directly addressed the issue of political rights, the leadership contest, and the new supporter scheme which gave these political rights to a group of supporters beyond the membership.
A reversal of the vote granting her political rights is also seen as improbable since it was allowed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Ricardo Lewandowski, who presided over the impeachment trial in the Senate.
The PTI chief said that his party would play its role in providing political rights to people of the province.
Three laws organising political rights were issued to systematise presidential and parliamentary elections: the political rights' law, the parliamentary law, and the division of constituencies' law.
An explanatory note to the document says that in view of Ukraine's inability to protect human rights to the fullest extent in compliance with its obligations under the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the European Social Charter, in its revised version, and in connection with "the objective need to take measures to repel armed aggression of the Russian Federation, Ukraine has to temporarily rescind its commitments to upholding certain human rights (in the zone of military operations) within the limits permitted by relevant international agreements".
Freedom in the World measures political rights and civil liberties, ranking countries as: Free, Partly Free, or Not Free, (Freedom House (2014a).
Women's Political Rights Advocacy Group floated recommendations for women's effective access to political rights and enhance their role in electoral processes.
Freedom in the world 2012; the annual survey of political rights & civil liberties.
The letter said that the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) should be ratified, in order to further promote and establish the principles of human rights and constitutionalism in China.
and 'not free' country based on scores in political rights and civil liberties categories, on the scale from 1 to 7, with one representing the
Summary: Egypt's parliament has passed a bill that strips senior figures of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's regime of their political rights for 10 years.
Cairo, Jumada I 20, 1433, Apr 12, 2012, SPA -- Egypt's people's Council (parliament) this evening finally approved, at an extraordinary session, a proposal submitted by a number of deputies to amend the political rights practicing act.

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