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SSS

Abbreviation for soluble specific substance.

SSS

1 abbreviation for sterile saline soak.
2 abbreviation for sick sinus syndrome.

sick sinus syndrome

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SSS

Any of several diseases of the sinoatrial node of the heart in which the node fails to generate impulses appropriately, resulting in long pauses, bradycardia, or bradycardia alternating with tachycardia. It is an occasional cause of palpitations, breathlessness, or loss of consciousness. It is an occasional cause of palpitations, breathlessness, or loss of consciousness.

Treatment

A pacemaker should be inserted. Anticoagulant therapy may be required to prevent thromboembolism.

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Once the SSS has determined that the applicant has no previous SS number, the web system will prompt the worker to provide additional details during the second phase such as the home address, contact information, marital status, and names of the spouse, parents and children, he said, adding that the applicant would be notified of the results of the first and second registration phases through email.
Once the worker has successfully changed the temporary SS number to a permanent one, it can be used to file for various SSS benefits and loan privileges, as well as to apply for the UMID [Unified Multipurpose Identification] card if at least one monthly contribution has already been posted," Malto said.
On the card, there is a photograph and signature of the member as well as a magnetic stripe that contains the SSS number and personal identification number (PIN) which can be used for verification purposes.