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(1) The specific permanent record(s) upon which a user relies for the reconstruction and evaluation of a clinical investigation.
(2) Shorthand for source documents and/or source data, which are records planned (per protocol) or referenced as those providing the information underlying analyses and findings of a clinical investigation.

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Vox populi The point from which a thing originates, arises, emanates, springs forth, hell, you get the picture. See Carbon source, Knowledge source.

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1. The initiator of an epidemic disease, e.g., the patient who spreads an illness to others or the place from which an epidemic spreads (e.g., a food source, a source of contaminated water).
2. A reservoir or store house.
3. In technical and academic writing, the origin of a reference, quotation, or statistic.

Patient discussion about source

Q. what are the sources for high density lipoprotein? I have heard that high density lipoprotein is good for heart. What differences does it make in heart’s health and what are the sources for high density lipoprotein?

A. Hi Liam, it is very important that we have high density lipoprotein (HDL) in our body. The fact is that the HDL is formed inside the body. They are known as good cholesterol as they are famous for their protection for heart against the heart diseases. It has been found that Vitamin B3 or Niacin consumption increases the count of HDL. It’s good to cut on the diet having more of saturated fats and oils, which increases the chances of heart attack.

Q. It’s actually a real source of irritation to me. I can't stand. Any such experiences…. The cesarean incision done on my body is really sensitive. I avoid touching it. I try to wear clothes that come up over my scar line, and I hate it when my son steps on the area when we're playing. It’s actually a real source of irritation to me. I can't stand. Any such experiences….

A. I don't think I had sensitivity like you. As far as I can remember I was able to wear jeans once it healed. One thing that does set off the sensitivity for me is when my brother`s dog of the right height jumps on me and puts their claws over the area. I wish to know is that area sensitive or paining? Both make a lot of difference. Better consult with your physician.

Q. Is there any good source for heel pain relief, besides NSAIDs? My heel pain is most severe at night when I sleep. It's as if the way I position my feet worsen the condition, but I'm at a loss to know how to position my feet. During the day my heels feel so but don't typically bother me.

A. I have found that keeping my feet flexed (the position they are in when standing) helps ease the pain of plantar facitis. I also don't let my feet get cold(wear socks)and keep heavy blankets and quilts off the feet. Placing a box under the covers at the foot of the bed will help keep the blankets up. Do try the exercises recommended on the above web sites. It usually resolves in about 6 months. Best wishes!

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The most significant aspect of the GPL is that it requires users of open source code who incorporate that code into their own programs and then distribute those programs, to make both the pre-existing source code and the source code for the new work available to recipients of the new software.
To change the link source to SubNew, click on Edit and the Links icon, which opens the Source File box.
Closed source products sometimes rely on "security through obscurity." Because the source code isn't available to the public, developers may simply hide sensitive, security-related information (such as keys used in password encryption) in the source code somewhere and hope no one will find them.
When the email address authorization does not actually identify the source of an abusive message, any reputation accrual would of course result in unfair treatment.
An open-source environment would allow developers to propose improvements based on their detailed and informed view of the source code, its problems, and their own strengths and experience.
The open source movement is a large movement of programmers and other computer users that advocates unrestricted access to the source code of software.
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Finally, the low heat load on the moderator allows for a favorable geometric coupling to the source. MCNP simulations suggest that the time-averaged LENS neutron intensity will be comparable to that of the IPNS facility at Argonne.
The sources of the pork implicated in the outbreaks were traced to two separate distributors; a more extensive traceback (i.e., to the packing-plant or farm source) was not conducted.
The interaction of the REOP test with the source rule seemingly requires a microanalysis of business operations on at least an annual basis.
In all these cases, the company owns and operates the source.
Library and information scientists emphasize that people should consider the source of a piece of information when trying to verify its accuracy.