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SES

Abbreviation for:
self-esteem scale
Single Equality Scheme 
sirolimus-eluting stent
Society of Eye Surgeons
socioeconomic status
soluble E selectin
staphylococcal enterotoxin
subendothelial space

status

(stāt′ŭs, stat′) plural.statuses [L. status, way of standing, posture, status]
A state or condition.

status asthmaticus

Persistent and intractable asthma.

status dysraphicus

A condition resulting from imperfect closure of the neural tube of the embryo.

status epilepticus

Continuous seizure activity without a pause for 30 Min, i.e., without an intervening period of normal brain function. Status can include two back-to-back seizures without a lucid interval or any seizure lasting more than 5 to 10 min.

estrogen receptor status

The presence or absence of a receptor to the hormone estrogen on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors either to estrogen alone or to both estrogen and progesterone are more responsive to estrogen-blocking agents such as tamoxifen than are tumors that lack these receptors.

mental status

The functional state of the mind as judged by the individual's behavior, appearance, responsiveness to stimuli of all kinds, speech, memory, and judgment.

status migrainosus

Continuous or daily unilateral, throbbing, and disabling headaches that do not improve with standard therapies for migraine.

status panicus

A panic attack that does not subside, but persists for many hours, days, or weeks without remission.

status parathyreoprivus

A condition resulting from loss of parathyroid tissue.

performance status

A measure of the overall health and functional capability of a patient.

progesterone receptor status

The presence or absence of receptors to the steroid hormone progesterone on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors to estrogen, to progesterone, or to both are more responsive to hormone-blocking agents, such as tamoxifen, than are tumors that lack these receptors.

status raptus

A state of ecstasy.

socioeconomic status

Abbreviation: SES
The relative position attained by an individual in a cultural and financial hierarchy. Differences in socioeconomic status are responsible for important disparities in the nutrition, housing, safety, and health of large groups of people. In general, the lower one's SES, the greater one's risk of malnutrition, heart disease, infectious diseases, and early mortality from all causes. Income, education, occupation, vocation, and wealth all contribute to SES.

status sternuens

Continual sneezing that may be caused by transient irritation of the nasal mucosa. Treatment involves application of a topical anesthetic to the nasal mucosa.

status verrucosus

The defective development of the cerebral gyri with many small gyri. This gives a warty appearance to the surface of the brain.

socioeconomic status

Abbreviation: SES
The relative position attained by an individual in a cultural and financial hierarchy. Differences in socioeconomic status are responsible for important disparities in the nutrition, housing, safety, and health of large groups of people. In general, the lower one's SES, the greater one's risk of malnutrition, heart disease, infectious diseases, and early mortality from all causes. Income, education, occupation, vocation, and wealth all contribute to SES.
See also: status
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Another common finding in studies of SES is that younger
attend SES (after registering for a program) and to attend more hours
Our methodological approach is similar to that recently used to compare the effectiveness of private and public schooling across student SES groups in the USA and Chile (Lubienski & Lubienski, 2005; Matear, 2006), and to examine the disaggregated relationship among individual and school SES and achievement in Australia (Perry & McConney, in press).
Within this secondary analysis, we drew on disaggregated descriptive statistics and graphical representations to compare the literacy performance of secondary students in two subject areas (reading and mathematics) across various student SES backgrounds, and across a range of school SES profiles.
Further, we assume that all institutions will experience similar growth in overall enrolments, with some divergence in terms of low SES participation, but we do acknowledge that differential growth in total enrolment is another potential pathway to reaching the low SES target.
Following this introduction, we outline key aspects of the low SES target.
Romain Bausch, Chairman of SES, added: "Andrew has made a huge contribution to the success of SES for well over a decade and he leaves with our very best wishes and as a lifelong friend of the company."
Browne noted: "It has been a privilege to have been part of SES since 2006, participating in its success, continued transformation and ongoing leadership of the industry.
Were no strangers to wild weather in this state from king tides and bushfires to cyclones and destructive storms and our SES members are there for us before, during and afterwards.
Todate, SES leads the direct-to-home (DTH) market in the region, where it carries the highest number of pay DTH channels (1,800 channels).
These trends have been a consistent driver in the superior development of SES's channel count, which has grown by a compound annual rate of more than 9% per annum over the last three years.
Ibrahim Sahin, General Manager of TRT, said: "We rely on SES' expertise and global satellite fleet to reach important audiences and markets outside of Turkey.